NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on December 24, 2007 @ 07:38:15 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Trent Dilfer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers QB Trent Dilfer (concussion) is expected to miss the team's Week 17 game.

QB | Josh McCown | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders QB Josh McCown (finger) started in the team's Week 16 game, but was replaced by QB JaMarcus Russell in the first quarter.

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders QB Daunte Culpepper (quadriceps) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of a quadriceps injury. He is not expected to be active for Week 17.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard had a 113.0 passer rating in Week 16. His highest of the season.

QB | Rex Grossman | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears QB Rex Grossman (knee) was the No. 3 quarterback during the team's Week 16 game. He will likely have the same role Week 17.

QB | Kellen Clemens | New York Jets | Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Kellen Clemens (rib) did not play in the team's Week 16 game, but was the primary backup quarterback.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (ankle) may be limited in Week 17. The team hopes he heals fully for the playoffs.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) started Week 16.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (hamstring) has been the team's No. 3 quarterback the past three games and is uncertain to be available to play Week 17.

QB | Troy Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Troy Smith is expected to start Week 17.

QB | Kyle Boller | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Kyle Boller (concussion) did not play Week 16 and is likely to be the team's No. 2 quarterback in Week 17. Head coach Brian Billick said he wants to be careful with Boller.

QB | Kurt Warner | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner has thrown 24 touchdown passes this season, which ranks him tied for second for single-season passing touchdowns in franchise history. Former NFL QB Neil Lomax and former NFL QB Charley Johnson hold the record with 28 touchdowns in a season.

QB | Brodie Croyle | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Brodie Croyle's (hand) status for Week 17 is uncertain.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
NBC Sports reports Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy said QB Peyton Manning will play no more than a half during Week 17.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer went 11-for-21 passing for 115 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions in the team's Week 16 game.

QB | Luke McCown | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Luke McCown went 18-for-32 passing for 185 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the team's Week 16 game. McCown took over for QB Jeff Garcia, who was taken out of the game late in the first half.

QB | Jeff Garcia | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jeff Garcia went 12-for-20 passing for 196 yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions before being taken out of the game late in the first half of the team's Week 16 game. Garcia was taken out because the Buccaneers have already clinched the NFC South division title.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck was 18-for-27 for 199 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in Week 16. The touchdowns gave him a career-high 27 touchdowns on the season.

QB | Shaun Hill | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers QB Shaun Hill went 11-for-24 passing for 123 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in the team's Week 16 game.

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington went 26-for-32 passing for 264 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions in the team's Week 16 game. He was also sacked six times during the game.

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees went 30-for-45 passing for 289 yards, zero touchdowns and one interception in the team's Week 16 game.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb went 24-for-35 passing for 263 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Week 16 game. He also rushed for 37 yards on six carries in the game.

QB | Sage Rosenfels | Houston Texans | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Houston Texans QB Sage Rosenfels was 22-for-36 for 233 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions during the team's Week 16 game.

QB | Damon Huard | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Damon Huard went 24-for-36 passing for 302 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Week 16 game. Huard came into the game when QB Brodie Croyle (hand) was injured in the first half.

QB | Jon Kitna | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions QB Jon Kitna went 9-for-16 passing for 115 yards, zero touchdowns and one interception in the team's Week 16 game.

QB | Derek Anderson | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns QB Derek Anderson went 29-for-48 passing for 250 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions in the team's Week 16 game.

QB | Brett Favre | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre was 17-for-32 for 153 passing yards with two interceptions in Week 16. Favre threw for just nine yards in the first half. He is up to 4,058 passing yards on the season, giving him his fifth 4,000-yard season of his career.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo was 28-for-42 for 257 passing yards with one touchdown and one interception in Week 16.


Running Back

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (ankle) started the team's Week 17 game and played in 49 of the team's 55 offensive snaps.

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (knee) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of a knee injury. He is not expected to play Week 17.

RB | Fred Taylor | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor rushed for 100 yards in five consecutive games and is No. 17 overall in career NFL rushing yards. He said he wants to play Week 17.

RB | DeDe Dorsey | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said RB DeDe Dorsey (ankle) will not play Week 17 because of a high ankle sprain.

RB | Rudi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Rudi Johnson (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of a hamstring injury. Head coach Marvin Lewis said there is a chance Johnson can play Week 17.

RB | Mike Anderson | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Transaction
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears have placed DE Mike Anderson (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

RB | Aaron Stecker | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Aaron Stecker (turf) left the team's Week 16 game due to injury but did return. He is expected to be re-evaluated Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (knee) did not play Week 16 but is expected to practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

RB | Musa Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Musa Smith could replace RB Willis McGahee (ribs) if McGahee does not play Week 17.

RB | Willis McGahee | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee (ribs) is expected to be out for Week 17.

RB | Larry Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Larry Johnson (foot) is unlikely to play Week 17.

RB | Kevin Jones | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, Detroit Lions RB Kevin Jones (knee) suffered a torn right anterior cruciate ligament in the team's Week 16 game. Head coach Rod Marinelli said Monday, Dec. 24, doctors would wait until the swelling subsides before deciding whether Jones will require surgery. Jones will not play in the team's Week 17 game.

RB | Michael Pittman | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) played in the team's Week 16 game and appears to be at 100 percent.

RB | Verron Haynes | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Monday, Dec. 24, that they have signed free-agent RB Verron Haynes (Steelers) to the team's active roster.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Monday, Dec. 24, that they have placed RB Willie Parker (leg) on Injured Reserve.

RB | Jesse Chatman | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Jesse Chatman (ankle) played and started in the team's Week 16 game but split time with RB Lorenzo Booker. Chatman will likely play Week 17.

RB | Lorenzo Booker | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Jesse Chatman (ankle) played and started in the team's Week 16 game but split time with RB Lorenzo Booker. Chatman will likely play Week 17.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson had nine carries for 27 yards and two receptions for 21 receiving yards during Week 16.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis had 20 carries for 76 rushing yards with one touchdown during the team's Week 16 game. He also caught five passes for 48 receiving yards and completed one pass for a 15-yard touchdown.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (ankle) suffered a sprained left ankle during the team's Week 16 game. He said he felt good after the game, but his status for Week 17 will be determined later in the week.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis rushed for 92 yards on 21 carries in the team's Week 16 game.

RB | Laurence Maroney | New England Patriots | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney had 14 carries for 156 rushing yards with one touchdown in Week 16.

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander had 13 carries for 73 rushing yards in Week 16. He also caught a 14-yard screen pass for a touchdown during the game.

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White rushed for 103 yards on 23 carries in the team's Week 16 game. White surpassed the 1,000-yard rushing mark during the game.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook rushed for 100 yards on 17 carries in the team's Week 16 game.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai had six carries for 26 yards with one touchdown in Week 16.

RB | T.J. Duckett | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions RB T.J. Duckett rushed for 102 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries in the team's Week 16 game.

RB | Kenny Watson | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Kenny Watson rushed for 130 yards and one touchdown on 30 carries in the team's Week 16 game.

RB | Dominic Rhodes | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders RB Dominic Rhodes had 27 carries for 115 rushing yards during the team's Week 16 game.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew had 10 carries for 44 rushing yards with one touchdown in Week 16. He also caught six passes for 96 receiving yards during the game.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch had 18 carries for 70 yards with one touchdown in Week 16. Lynch also caught two passes for 42 receiving yards during the game.

RB | Ryan Grant | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant had 14 carries for 100 yards with one touchdown in Week 16.

RB | Adrian N. Peterson | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears RB Adrian N. Peterson had 30 carries for 102 rushing yards with one touchdown in Week 16. He also caught one pass for 16 receiving yards during the game.

RB | Chris J. Henry | Tennessee Titans | Transaction
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB Chris J. Henry has been activated for the team's Week 16 game. He is expected to return kicks for the game.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III had 22 carries for 110 rushing yards with one touchdown in Week 16. He also caught three passes for 18 receiving yards during the game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Reggie Williams | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Reggie Williams caught his ninth touchdown on the season setting a franchise record.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (finger) started in the team's Week 16 game.

WR | Brad Smith | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Brad Smith (back) started in the team's Week 16 game. He caught five passes for 45 yards in the game.

WR | Justin McCareins | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Justin McCareins (thigh) played in the team's Week 16 game. He was listed as questionable for the game.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (ankle) said he would like to stay with the Jets next season. His contract runs out after the 2009 season, and he is scheduled to make $5 million in 2008 and $6 million in 2009. It is believed that the Jets would like to renegotiate his contract for less money, while Coles wants more years on his contract so he will have more security.

WR | Sidney Rice | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Sidney Rice (ankle) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of an ankle injury, but did some on-the-field work before the game. His status for Week 17 is uncertain.

WR | Terry Glenn | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Tim McMahon, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips hopes to have WR Terry Glenn (knee) play his first game of the 2007 season in Week 17. The Cowboys would like to get him on the field, but do not want to overwork him in his first game back from knee surgery.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (ankle) was injured during the second half of the team's Week 16 game. He is uncertain to play Week 17.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (chest) left the team's Week 16 game due to injury but did return. He is expected to be re-evaluated Wednesday, Dec. 26.

WR | Marvin Harrison | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (knee) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of a knee injury. His status for Week 17 is uncertain.

WR | Anthony Gonzalez | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez (foot) wants to play Week 17 and team doctors said he should be able to play, but head coach Tony Dungy said he wants to see how Gonzalez does during practice before deciding. He is expected to play in the game.

WR | Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (groin) played in the team's Week 16 game. He will be limited during practice this week but will play Week 17.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (toe) played in the team's Week 16 game. He will be limited during practice this week but will play Week 17.

WR | Eddie Kennison | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison (ribs) is unlikely to play Week 17.

WR | Demetrius Williams | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Demetrius Williams (ankle) did not play Week 16 and is not expected to play Week 17.

WR | Keenan McCardell | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Keenan McCardell (calf) did not play Week 16.

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett (ankle) could be listed as probable for Week 17.

WR | Joey Galloway | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Joey Galloway (shoulder) will probably miss practice time this week with a bruised shoulder and may miss the team's Week 17 game.

WR | Michael Jenkins | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
Dan Levak, of AtlantaFalcons.com, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Michael Jenkins (quadriceps) suffered a right quadriceps injury during the team's Week 16 game and was replaced by WR Adam Jennings.

WR | Adam Jennings | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
Dan Levak, of AtlantaFalcons.com, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Michael Jenkins (quadriceps) suffered a right quadriceps injury during the team's Week 16 game and was replaced by WR Adam Jennings.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Dan Levak, of AtlantaFalcons.com, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White went over 1,000 yards receiving during the team's Week 16 game He is the first Falcon to break 1,000 yards since former Falcons WR Terence Mathis in 1999.

WR | Sinorice Moss | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (back) missed the team's Week 16 game with a sprained back. WR Steven Smith replaced him as the No. 3 wide receiver.

WR | Steven Smith | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (back) missed the team's Week 16 game with a sprained back. WR Steven Smith replaced him as the No. 3 wide receiver.

WR | Braylon Edwards | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Steve King, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards set the team record for touchdown receptions in a season with his 14th and 15th of the season during the team's Week 16 game. The record was previously held by former NFL WR Gary Collins.

WR | Marty Booker | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Andy Kent, for MiamiDolphins.com, reports Miami Dolphins WR Marty Booker (tailbone) suffered a tailbone injury in the second quarter of the team's Week 16 game.

WR | Randy Moss | New England Patriots | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New England Patriots WR Randy Moss caught five passes for 50 yards with two touchdown receptions in Week 16. Moss is up to 21 touchdown receptions on the season, one away from the NFL record of 22 touchdown receptions set in 1987.

WR | Derrick Mason | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason caught five passes for 98 yards with one touchdown in Week 16.

WR | Reggie Brown | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown caught six passes for 73 yards and one touchdown in the team's Week 16 game.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis caught six passes for 78 yards and one touchdown in the team's Week 16 game.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson caught seven passes for 74 yards with one touchdown in Week 16.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne caught 10 passes for 143 receiving yards with one touchdown in Week 16.

WR | Terrell Owens | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
FOX Sports reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens (ankle) has a high ankle sprain. The ankle is more of a pain issue and if there is no structural damage, he will be available for the team's first postseason game.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith caught nine passes for 137 yards with one touchdown in Week 16.


Tight End

TE | Chris Baker | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Chris Baker (back) started in the team's Week 16 game. He caught four passes for 40 yards in the game.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (ankle) did not play Week 16.

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) played Week 16 and should be available to play Week 17.

TE | Ben Utecht | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Utecht (shoulder) is not expected to play Week 17 after injuring his shoulder during the team's Week 16 game.

TE | Quinn Sypniewski | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Quinn Sypniewski (concussion) is uncertain to play Week 17.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (hamstring) did not play Week 16 and is not expected to play Week 17.

TE | Daniel Wilcox | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Daniel Wilcox (hamstring) did not play Week 16 and is not expected to play Week 17.

TE | Kellen Winslow | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow caught seven passes for 73 yards in the team's Week 16 game. He surpassed the 1,000-yard mark during the game. Winslow and WR Braylon Edwards are the first pair of receivers in team history to both have over 1,000 yards receiving in the same season.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark caught six passes for 60 yards with two touchdowns in Week 16. Clark has 57 receptions for 661 yards with 11 touchdowns this season, setting single-season franchise records for receptions and touchdown catches by a tight end.

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Kansas City Chiefs TE Tony Gonzalez caught 10 passes for 137 yards in the team's Week 16 game. It was his 23rd 100-yard receiving game of his career, trailing only former NFL TE Kellen Winslow Sr. for the most by a tight end in NFL history.


Defensive Line

DL | Tommie Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Tommie Harris (knee) played in the team's Week 17 game. He is expected to play Week 17.

DL | Reggie Hayward | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Reggie Hayward (groin) is unlikely to play Week 17.

DL | Darwin Walker | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Darwin Walker (elbow) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of an elbow injury. His status for Week 17 is uncertain.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DT Dewayne Robertson (knee) started in the team's Week 16 game. He was listed as questionable for the game.

DL | Ryan Pickett | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Ryan Pickett (groin) did not play Week 16 and is uncertain to play Week 17.

DL | Raheem Brock | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Raheem Brock (rib) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of a rib injury. Head coach Tony Dungy said the team will be cautious with Brock. He is not expected to play Week 17.

DL | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Robert Mathis (knees) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of knee injuries. Head coach Tony Dungy thinks Mathis will be able to play Week 17.

DL | Terrell Suggs | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell Suggs (hamstring) started Week 16 and expects to play Week 17.

DL | Julius Peppers | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers DL Julius Peppers' (knee) status for Week 17 will be evaluated Wednesday, Dec. 26.

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks DL Rocky Bernard (groin) may be held out of the team's Week 17 game in order to have him as strong as possible for the playoffs. Bernard would be replaced by DL Craig Terrill for Week 17, with Bernard returning to the starting lineup once the playoffs begin.

DL | Greg Spires | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Greg Spires (calf) played in the team's Week 16 game and appears to be at 100 percent.

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 the team's Week 16 game and will likely play a limited role in Week 17.

DL | Vonnie Holliday | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Vonnie Holliday (ankle) played the entire game in Week 16 and will likely do so in Week 17.

DL | Keith Traylor | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Keith Traylor (ankle, knee) had his participation limited during the team's Week 16 game and could miss the first couple of practices this week.

DL | Robaire Smith | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
NFL.com reports Cleveland Browns DE Robaire Smith (neck) left the team's Week 16 game with a neck injury. He was able to leave the field under his own power.


Linebacker

LB | Lance Briggs | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (hip) did not play in the team's Week 16 game. His status for Week 17 is uncertain.

LB | Mike Peterson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson (hand) is considered doubtful for Week 17. The team hopes he will be healthy to be ready for the playoffs.

LB | Donnie Edwards | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Donnie Edwards' (hamstring) status for Week 17 is uncertain.

LB | Randall Godfrey | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Randall Godfrey (shoulder) injured his shoulder during the team's Week 16 game but is not expected to miss any time.

LB | Joey Porter | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Joey Porter (shoulder) played and had a solid game in Week 16. Porter is expected to play Week 17.

LB | Landon Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
NFL.com reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Landon Johnson (back) left the team's Week 16 game with a lower back strain. He was able to leave the field under his own power and was replaced by LB Corey Mays.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (groin) suffered a groin injury in Week 16. The injury is not expected to be significant, but he will be evaluated next week.

LB | Channing Crowder | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Transaction
The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (concussion) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.


Cornerback

CB | Nick Harper | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans CB Nick Harper (groin) suffered a groin injury during warm-ups prior to the team's Week 16 game. He is considered questionable for Week 16.

CB | Eric King | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans CB Eric King (forearm) suffered a fractured forearm during the team's Week 16 game and underwent surgery. He is out for the remainder of the season.

CB | Nathan Vasher | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (groin) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of a groin injury. His status for Week 17 is uncertain.

CB | Antoine Winfield | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings CB Antoine Winfield (pectoral) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of a pectoral injury. He told a Twin Cities radio station that he is 90 percent sure he will play Week 17.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) played Week 16 and is expected to play Week 17.

CB | Mike McKenzie | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints CB Mike McKenzie (knee) is out for Week 17 and is expected to be placed on the Injured Reserve list.

CB | Aaron Ross | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Kevin Dockery (hip) missed the team's Week 16 game with a hip flexor. CB Aaron Ross replaced him as the starting left cornerback.


Strong Safety

SS | Michael Huff | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders SS Michael Huff (concussion) suffered a concussion during the team's Week 16 game. He is expected to play Week 17.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (undisclosed) may be limited in Week 17. The team hopes he heals fully for the playoffs.

SS | Dexter Jackson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals SS Dexter Jackson (calf) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of a calf injury. Head coach Marvin Lewis said there is a chance Jackson will be able to play Week 17.

SS | Rodney Harrison | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots SS Rodney Harrison (thigh) started Week 16.

SS | Aaron Rouse | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers SS Aaron Rouse (shoulder) did not play Week 16 but should be available to play Week 17.

SS | LaRon Landry | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins SS LaRon Landry (quadriceps) started Week 16 and made it through the game fine.

SS | Lawyer Milloy | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
Dan Levak, of AtlantaFalcons.com, reports Atlanta Falcons S Lawyer Milloy (hip) suffered a hip injury during the team's Week 16 game. He did not return to the game and was replaced by S Daren Stone.


Free Safety

FS | Antoine Bethea | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts FS Antoine Bethea (knee) did not play in the team's Week 16 game because of a knee injury. Head coach Tony Dungy thinks Bethea will be able to play Week 17.

FS | Brian Dawkins | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles FS Brian Dawkins (foot) suffered a right foot injury during the team's Week 16 game, according to team officials. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI Monday, Dec. 24.

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