NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on December 19, 2007 @ 07:38:48 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Joey Harrington | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons QB Joey Harrington (illness) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, but he will likely be available for Week 16.

QB | Kyle Boller | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Kyle Boller (concussion) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He still has headaches and sensitivity to light, and the team sent him home after meetings. If Boller is unable to practice Thursday, Dec. 20, QB Troy Smith will start the Week 16 game.

QB | Troy Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Kyle Boller (concussion) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He still has headaches and sensitivity to light, and the team sent him home after meetings. If Boller is unable to practice Thursday, Dec. 20, QB Troy Smith will start the Week 16 game.

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders QB Daunte Culpepper (quadriceps) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he is not expected to be available for the team's Week 16 game.

QB | Kellen Clemens | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Kellen Clemens (rib) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he will play in Week 16.

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Fantasy
Rich Cimini, of The New York Daily News, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington is expected to start Week 16.

QB | Kurt Warner | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner (elbow) participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will be able to play Week 16.

QB | Rex Grossman | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears QB Rex Grossman (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and is not expected to play Week 16.

QB | Sage Rosenfels | Houston Texans | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. Schaub is trying to decide whether to undergo surgery on his shoulder. QB Sage Rosenfels will start at quarterback Week 16.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. Schaub is trying to decide whether to undergo surgery on his shoulder. QB Sage Rosenfels will start at quarterback Week 16.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

QB | Brett Favre | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

QB | Matt Moore | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Carolina Panthers QB Matt Moore has been nominated for the Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Week Award for Week 15. Moore completed 19 of 27 passes for 208 yards in his first NFL start.

QB | Cleo Lemon | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Miami Dolphins QB Cleo Lemon has been nominated for the FedEx Air Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Lemon completed 23 of 39 passes for 315 yards and one touchdown.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard has been nominated for the FedEx Air Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Garrard completed 17 of 33 passes for 197 yards and three touchdowns.

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
NFL.com reports New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees has been nominated for the FedEx Air Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Brees completed 26 of 30 passes for 315 yards and two touchdowns.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN reports Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson (leg) suffered a left leg injury during the team's Week 15 game against the Chicago Bears. It appears he is suffering from cramps.

QB | Shaun Hill | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Nolan said the team is having ongoing contract talks with QB Shaun Hill. Hill will be an unrestricted free agent after the season.


Running Back

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he will be questionable for Week 16.

RB | Rudi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Rudi Johnson (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he will miss the team's Week 16 game.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He should be able to play Week 16.

RB | Michael Pittman | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He should be ready to play a regular role for the team Week 16.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will likely be a game-time decision for Week 16.

RB | Larry Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Larry Johnson (foot) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is unlikely to play Week 16.

RB | Ron Dayne | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ron Dayne (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is considered day-to-day. He will likely start Week 16.

RB | Jesse Chatman | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Jesse Chatman (ankle) practices with the first-team offense during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will likely play Week 16, barring any setbacks.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to play Week 16.

RB | Fred Taylor | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor did not make the 2008 Pro Bowl but has rushed for 100-yards in four consecutive games.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis has been nominated for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Portis carried the ball 25 times for 126 yards and one touchdown.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis has been nominated for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Lewis carried the ball 33 times for 163 yards.

RB | Dominic Rhodes | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders RB LaMont Jordan and RB Dominic Rhodes will likely share time at running back in Week 16 in place of injured RB Justin Fargas (knee).

RB | LaMont Jordan | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders RB LaMont Jordan and RB Dominic Rhodes will likely share time at running back in Week 16 in place of injured RB Justin Fargas (knee).


Fullback

FB | Lorenzo Neal | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports San Diego Chargers FB Lorenzo Neal has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

FB | Tony Richardson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Minnesota Vikings FB Tony Richardson has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.


Wide Receiver

WR | Joe Horn | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Joe Horn (foot) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, but he will likely play in Week 16.

WR | Chris Henry | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chris Henry (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, to receive treatment on his ankle. Henry should be able to play in Week 16.

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, but he will not play in Week 16.

WR | Demetrius Williams | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Demetrius Williams (ankle) is out for Week 16. He is not expected to play for the rest of the season.

WR | Sidney Rice | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Sidney Rice (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is considered doubtful for Week 16 and will likely not play in the game.

WR | Koren Robinson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Koren Robinson (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to play Week 16.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (finger) participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to start Week 16.

WR | Justin McCareins | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Justin McCareins (thigh) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to play Week 16.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

WR | Reggie Brown | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He should be able to play Week 16.

WR | Torry Holt | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Torry Holt (groin) is not on the injury report for Week 16. He will start in the game.

WR | Marvin Harrison | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will not play Week 16.

WR | Eddie Kennison | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison (ribs) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

WR | Troy Walters | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions WR Troy Walters (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

WR | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (shin) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, but is expected to play Week 16. He will be evaluated as the week goes on.

WR | Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is considered day-to-day.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (toe) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is considered day-to-day.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (illness) participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He should be able to play Week 16.

WR | Keary Colbert | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers WR Keary Colbert (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

WR | Sinorice Moss | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. It is not known if he will be able to practice Thursday, Dec. 20.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (knee, ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will play Week 16.

WR | Roy Williams | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports the Detroit Lions have placed WR Roy Williams (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

WR | Troy Williamson | Minnesota Vikings | Depth Chart Tidbit
Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Troy Williamson could play if WR Sidney Rice (ankle) does not play Week 16.

WR | Robert Ferguson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Sean Jensen, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Robert Ferguson (illness) left the team's Week 15 game due to injury but did return.

WR | Nate Washington | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Nate Washington (ankle) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 18, and may not be available to play Week 16.

WR | Reggie Williams | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Reggie Williams caught a three yard pass for a touchdown in Week 15. He has eight receiving touchdowns on the season, which ties him for the franchise-record in a season.

WR | Kassim Osgood | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports San Diego Chargers WR Kassim Osgood has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

WR | Josh Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Cleveland Browns WR Josh Cribbs has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

WR | T.J. Houshmandzadeh | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Cincinnati Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

WR | Braylon Edwards | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

WR | Randy Moss | New England Patriots | Fantasy
NFL.com reports New England Patriots WR Randy Moss has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

WR | Terrell Owens | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez has been nominated for the Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Week Award for Week 15. Gonzalez had seven receptions for 86 yards and one touchdown.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Draft Information
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports Atlanta Falcons CB DeAngelo Hall, CB Chris Houston, WR Roddy White, TE Alge Crumpler and WR Joe Horn were fined a combined total of $47,500 by the National Football League for uniform violations stemming from demonstrations of their support for QB Michael Vick during the team's loss to the New Orleans Saints Dec. 10.


Tight End

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and his status for Week 16 is uncertain. Heap said, "All I know is that every time I really pressed the issue and sprinted, that's when it didn't react well. It's frustrating trying to get over that hump. I'd like to at least have the opportunity to play the last two games."

TE | Bubba Franks | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Bubba Franks (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

TE | Chris Baker | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Chris Baker (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will be able to start Week 16.

TE | L.J. Smith | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE. L.J. Smith (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He may not be able to play Week 16.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (ankle) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

TE | Ben Utecht | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Utecht (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

TE | Eric Johnson | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints TE Eric Johnson (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will be re-evaluated Thursday, Dec. 20.

TE | Robert Royal | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills TE Robert Royal (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is considered probable for Week 16.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants TE Jeremy Shockey (leg) will undergo surgery Friday, Dec. 21, to repair his broken left fibula. He has been placed on Injured Reserve.

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Kansas City Chiefs TE Tony Gonzalez has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

TE | Jason Witten | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

TE | Alge Crumpler | Atlanta Falcons | Draft Information
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports Atlanta Falcons CB DeAngelo Hall, CB Chris Houston, WR Roddy White, TE Alge Crumpler and WR Joe Horn were fined a combined total of $47,500 by the National Football League for uniform violations stemming from demonstrations of their support for QB Michael Vick during the team's loss to the New Orleans Saints Dec. 10.


Place Kicker

PK | Rob Bironas | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Tennessee Titans PK Rob Bironas has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

PK | Nick Folk | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Dallas Cowboys PK Nick Folk has been selected to the 2008 Pro Bowl.

PK | Mason Crosby | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Green Bay Packers PK Mason Crosby has been nominated for the Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Week Award for Week 15. Crosby went 4-for-4 on field goals, including a 50-yarder.


Defensive Line

DL | Albert Haynesworth | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Albert Haynesworth (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he will be questionable for Week 16.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he might play in Week 16.

DL | Domata Peko | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Domata Peko (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he should start in Week 16.

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks DT Rocky Bernard (groin) will not practice, but he will play in Week 16.

DL | Terrell Suggs | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell Suggs (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he is expected to play in Week 16.

DL | Ryan Pickett | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DT Ryan Pickett (groin) was extremely limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

DL | Aaron Kampman | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Aaron Kampman (back) participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is not on the injury report for Week 16.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to start Week 16.

DL | James Hall | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams DE James Hall (ankle) is not on the injury report for Week 16. He will start in the game.

DL | Greg Spires | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Greg Spires (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He should play Week 16.

DL | Raheem Brock | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DE Raheem Brock (rib) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will not play Week 16.

DL | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DE Robert Mathis (knees) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will not play Week 16.

DL | Renaldo Wynn | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints DL Renaldo Wynn (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will be re-evaluated Thursday, Dec. 20.

DL | Tommie Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Tommie Harris (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, but is expected to start Week 16. He will be evaluated as the week goes on.

DL | Mark Anderson | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Mark Anderson (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and is expected to be evaluated as the week goes on.

DL | Darwin Walker | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Darwin Walker (elbow) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and is expected to be evaluated as the week goes on.

DL | Matt Roth | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Matt Roth (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will likely play Week 16.

DL | Vonnie Holliday | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Vonnie Holliday (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will likely play Week 16.

DL | Keith Traylor | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Keith Traylor (ankle, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will likely start Week 16.

DL | Brian Young | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Transaction
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun Herald, reports the New Orleans Saints have placed DL Brian Young (pneumonia) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

DL | Mike Rucker | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers DE Mike Rucker (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

DL | Julius Peppers | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers DE Julius Peppers (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

DL | Reggie Hayward | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Reggie Hayward (groin) has been resting for two weeks but is uncertain to return in Week 16. He is considered doubtful.

DL | Mario Williams | Houston Texans | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Houston Texans DL Mario Williams has been nominated for the GMC Defensive Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Williams had seven tackles and a career-high 3.5 sacks. The former No. 1 pick has 13 sacks on the season, which is a Texans franchise record.

DL | Gaines Adams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Gaines Adams has been nominated for the Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Week Award for Week 15. Adams had four tackles, one sack and forced a fumble.


Linebacker

LB | David Thornton | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB David Thornton (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he will be questionable for Week 16.

LB | Keith Bulluck | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB Keith Bulluck (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he will be questionable for Week 16.

LB | Ray Lewis | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Ray Lewis (hand, back) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, but he is expected to play in Week 16.

LB | Takeo Spikes | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles LB Takeo Spikes (rotator cuff) will undergo surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff. He will be placed on Injured Reserve.

LB | Will Witherspoon | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams LB Will Witherspoon (foot) is not on the injury report for Week 16. He will start in the game.

LB | Donnie Edwards | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Donnie Edwards (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will likely play Week 16.

LB | Lance Briggs | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (hip) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and is expected to be evaluated as the week goes on.

LB | Danny Clark | Houston Texans | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB Danny Clark (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He likely will not start Week 16 but should be available to play if needed. LB Charlie Anderson will start if Clark is not able to in the game.

LB | DeMeco Ryans | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB DeMeco Ryans (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to play Week 16.

LB | Joey Porter | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Joey Porter (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, because he was receiving treatment on his shoulder. He will likely play Week 16.

LB | Channing Crowder | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Kevin Clark, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (knee) was scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee Tuesday, Dec. 18. He will likely miss the final two games of the season.

LB | Rocky McIntosh | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Updating a previous item, Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins LB Rocky McIntosh (knee) tore two knee ligaments during the team's Week 15 game. He is expected to be placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

LB | Andre Frazier | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Andre Frazier (groin) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 18, and appears unlikely to play Week 16.

LB | Mike Peterson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson (hand) is uncertain to return this week and is considered doubtful for Week 16.

LB | Brendon Ayanbadejo | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee) left the team's Week 15 game with knee injury but did return.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher has been nominated for the GMC Defensive Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Urlacher had six tackles, two sacks, an interception and a fumble recovery.


Cornerback

CB | Chris Houston | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons CB Chris Houston (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he isn't likely to play in Week 16.

CB | Antoine Harris | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons CB Antoine Harris (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he will be available for Week 16.

CB | Samari Rolle | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (shoulder) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He still is unable to take contact on his shoulder and is not expected to play in Week 16.

CB | Antoine Winfield | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
Minnesota Vikings CB Antoine Winfield (pectoral) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is considered doubtful for Week 16 and will likely not play in the game. If Winfield is not able to play in the game, CB Marcus McCauley will take his place.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to play Week 16.

CB | Al Harris | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (heel) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to play Week 16.

CB | Fernando Bryant | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions CB Fernando Bryant (quadriceps) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to play Week 16.

CB | Nathan Vasher | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and is expected to be evaluated as the week goes on.

CB | Bryant McFadden | Pittsburgh Steelers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden could play if CB Ike Taylor (knee) does not play Week 16.

CB | Ike Taylor | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Ike Taylor (knee) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 18, and appears unlikely to play Week 16. The team is taking a wait-and-see approach with him.

CB | Ronde Barber | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Ronde Barber has been nominated for the GMC Defensive Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Barber had one tackle and a 29-yard interception return for a touchdown.

CB | DeAngelo Hall | Atlanta Falcons | Draft Information
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports Atlanta Falcons CB DeAngelo Hall, CB Chris Houston, WR Roddy White, TE Alge Crumpler and WR Joe Horn were fined a combined total of $47,500 by the National Football League for uniform violations stemming from demonstrations of their support for QB Michael Vick during the team's loss to the New Orleans Saints Dec. 10.

CB | Charles Tillman | Chicago Bears | Injury News
ESPN reports Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (shaken up) had the wind knocked out of him during the team's Week 15 game against the Minnesota Vikings. He was vomiting on the sidelines but appears to be fine.


Strong Safety

SS | Aaron Rouse | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers SS Aaron Rouse (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is expected to play Week 16.

SS | Gibril Wilson | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants SS Gibril Wilson (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He may be able to play Week 16.

SS | Atari Bigby | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
NFL.com reports Green Bay Packers SS Atari Bigby has been nominated for the GMC Defensive Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Bigby had four tackles and two interceptions.


Free Safety

FS | Brian Dawkins | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FS Brian Dawkins (back, illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He should be able to play Week 16.

FS | Antoine Bethea | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts SS Antoine Bethea (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will not play Week 16.

FS | Josh Bullocks | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints FS Josh Bullocks (quadriceps) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He will likely play Week 16.

FS | James Butler | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants FS James Butler (hamstring) was very limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. He is considered questionable for Week 16.

FS | Mike Doss | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings S Mike Doss (hamstring) played in the team's Week 15 game and did not suffer any setbacks.

FS | Eugene Wilson | New England Patriots | Fantasy
NFL.com reports New England Patriots FS Eugene Wilson has been nominated for the GMC Defensive Player of the Week Award for Week 15. Wilson had a fumble recovery and a 5-yard interception return for a touchdown.

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