Wednesday Practice Report
on September 3, 2008 @ 15:34:02 PDT

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Arizona Cardinals
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Ben Patrick: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals TE Ben Patrick (ankle) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He should be able to play Week 1.
--C Al Johnson: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals C Al Johnson (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OT Mike Gandy: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals OT Mike Gandy (leg) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He should be able to play Week 1.
Defense
--DL Alan Branch: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Alan Branch (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He is considered day-to-day.
--DL Gabe Watson: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Gabe Watson (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Atlanta Falcons
Current Updates
Offense
--C Alex Stepanovich: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons C Alex Stepanovich (back) has not practiced in three weeks and could miss at least another week.
Defense
--LB Coy Wire: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Coy Wire (ankle) is expected to return this week.
--CB Thomas DeCoud: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FS Thomas DeCoud (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he is expected to play Week 1.

Baltimore Ravens
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Kyle Boller: ESPNews reports Baltimore Ravens QB Kyle Boller (shoulder) will be out for the entire season.
--QB Troy Smith: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Troy Smith (tonsils) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he should miss at least a couple of weeks. He is a candidate for the Injured Reserve list if it extends beyond that. He has lost 20 pounds since coming down with the illness two weeks ago.
--RB Willis McGahee: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, but he is expected to start Week 1. McGahee still isn't full strength, so RB Ray Rice might split carries with him.
--TE Todd Heap: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (calf) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, but he will start the team's Week 1 game.
Defense
--DL Kelly Gregg: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Kelly Gregg (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and is a question mark to play Week 1. Head coach John Harbaugh called him "day-to-day," but it appears he might not play.
--FS Ed Reed: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he did not wear the red jersey for the first time. Reed said he is "day-to-day," but he appears pessimistic about playing Week 1. He could miss a couple of weeks.
Previous Updates
Defense
--CB Chris McAlister: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Chris McAlister (knee) practiced Monday, Sept. 1, and he is expected to start Week 1.
--FS Jim Leonhard: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (neck, shoulder) seemed pessimistic about playing Week 1. He is day-to-day, but he seems out for Week 1. Reed would be replaced by FS Jim Leonhard.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Derek Fine: Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills TE Derek Fine (thumb) is not practicing Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OT Matt Murphy: Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills OT Matt Murphy (shoulder) is not practicing Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Defense
--LB Jon Corto: Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills LB Jon Corto (concussion) is practicing Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--LB John DiGiorgio: Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills LB John DiGiorgio (ribs) is practicing Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Previous Updates
Offense
--TE Derek Schouman: Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills TE Derek Schouman (knee) is not sure if he will be able to play Week 1. "It feels good. Itís a little stiff and rusty, I guess, just to get back out there, but Iíll be fine," Schouman said.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Moore: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers QB Matt Moore (shin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He could be the team's No. 3 quarterback Week 1.
--WR Ryne Robinson: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR Ryne Robinson (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He likely will not play Week 1.
--WR D.J. Hackett: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR D.J. Hackett (toe) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He is expected to start Week 1.
Previous Updates
Defense
--SS Chris Harris: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers SS Chris Harris (groin) practiced last week and should be ready to go in Week 1.

Chicago Bears
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Desmond Clark: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears TE Desmond Clark (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He is expected to start Week 1.
--C Patrick Mannelly: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears C Patrick Mannelly (neck) will play Week 1.
--OG Terrence Metcalf: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OG Terrence Metcalf (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He is expected to be available Week 1.
Defense
--DL Tommie Harris: Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the Chicago Bears medical staff has expressed concern the knee injury suffered by DL Tommie Harris (knee) is more serious than originally thought, according to a source.
--DL Dusty Dvoracek: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Dusty Dvoracek (calf) is expected to play Week 1.
--FS Brandon McGowan: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears FS Brandon McGowan (knee) is expected to play Week 1.
--SS Mike Brown: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears SS Mike Brown (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He is expected to start Week 1.
Previous Updates
Defense
--DL Mark Anderson: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DE Mark Anderson (thumb) participated in practice Monday, Sept. 1. He was wearing a brace during practice, but he is expected to play Week 1.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Carson Palmer: Updating a previous report, Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (nose) will play Week 1. He has been fitted with a clear plastic visor on his helmet.
--FB Jeremi Johnson: Cincinnati Bengals FB Jeremi Johnson (knee) is out in Week 1.
--WR Andre Caldwell: Cincinnati Bengals WR Andre Caldwell (toe) was limited in practice Wednesday, Aug. 3, and is questionable in Week 1.
--WR Chad Ocho Cinco: Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Ocho Cinco (shoulder) participated fully in practice Wednesday, Aug. 3, and is probable in Week 1.
Defense
--DL Jonathan Fanene: Updating a previous report, Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Jonathan Fanene (illness) is expected to play Week 1.
--DL Pat Sims: Cincinnati Bengals DT Pat Sims (toe) is out in Week 1.
--LB Brandon Johnson: Updating a previous report, Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Brandon Johnson (hamstring) is expected to play Week 1.
--FS Nedu Ndukwe: Cincinnati Bengals SS Nedu Ndukwe (knee) is out in Week 1.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (hamstring) is fully participating in practice Monday, Sept. 1.
Defense
--DL Antwan Odom: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Antwan Odom (foot) is fully participating in practice Monday, Sept. 1.
--SS Dexter Jackson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals SS Dexter Jackson (ankle) is fully participating in practice Monday, Sept. 1.

Cleveland Browns
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Derek Anderson: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns QB Derek Anderson (concussion) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He will start Week 1.
--RB Jamal Lewis: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He is expected to play Week 1.
--WR Braylon Edwards: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He will start Week 1.
--WR Syndric Steptoe: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Syndric Steptoe (shoulder) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--WR Josh Cribbs: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Josh Cribbs (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He is considered questionable for Week 1.
--TE Steve Heiden: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Steve Heiden (back) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--TE Darnell Dinkins: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Darnell Dinkins (hip) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OT Ryan Tucker: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OT Ryan Tucker (hip) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Defense
--LB Willie McGinest: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (groin) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--LB Antwan Peek: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Antwan Peek (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--LB Kris Griffin: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Kris Griffin (elbow) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--LB Beau Bell: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Beau Bell (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--SS Brodney Pool: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns SS Brodney Pool (concussion) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--SS Sean Jones: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns FS Sean Jones (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Previous Updates
Offense
--TE Martin Rucker: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Martin Rucker (knee) will miss another three to four more weeks.
--OG Rex Hadnot: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OG Rex Hadnot (knee) is out for the team's Week 1 game. Hadnot might also miss the team's Week 2 game.

Dallas Cowboys
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Isaiah Stanback: Dallas Cowboys WR Isaiah Stanback (shoulder) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OT Kyle Kosier: Dallas Cowboys OG Kyle Kosier (foot) will not play Week 1 because of a foot injury.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Sam Hurd: Dallas Cowboys WR Sam Hurd (ankle) will miss two to four weeks.
--WR Miles Austin: Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (knee) will miss the team's Week 1 game and could also miss their Week 2 game.
Defense
--LB Anthony Spencer: Dallas Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer (knee) will miss the team's season opener Sunday, Sept. 7, and could also be out in Week 2.
--LB Kevin Burnett: Mickey Spagnola, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Kevin Burnett (knee) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 1.

Denver Broncos
Current Updates
Offense
--C Tom Nalen: Denver Broncos C Tom Nalen (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he has not practiced in weeks. The team hasn't set a timetable for his return and he could be out for a while.
Defense
--LB Louis Green: Denver Broncos LB Louis Green (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he might miss at least Week 1.
--LB Boss Bailey: Denver Broncos LB Boss Bailey (ankle) is practicing this week and he appears on track to be available for Week 1, at least in a limited role.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Darrell Jackson: Denver Broncos WR Darrell Jackson (ankle) is practicing through some discomfort. He said he will be ready for Week 1 and will probably start.
Defense
--DL Elvis Dumervil: Denver Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil (finger) should be able to play Week 1, but he will have a cast over his broken pinkie finger.

Detroit Lions
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Dan Campbell: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Dan Campbell (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, but did not go through all the contact drills. His status for Week 1 is uncertain.

Green Bay Packers
Current Updates
Defense
--DL Ryan Pickett: Jason Wilde, of the Wisconsin State Journal, reports Green Bay Packers DL Ryan Pickett (hamstring) has returned to practice and will be play in the team's season opener Monday, Sept. 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Ryan Grant: Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant (hamstring) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 2, though he was on the field watching.
--WR James Jones: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR James Jones (knee) missed the team's practice Monday, Sept. 1, and appears unlikely to play Week 1. He will probably miss at least the first two games.
--C Scott Wells: Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers C Scott Wells (back) was not at practice Tuesday, Sept. 2. However, head coach Mike McCarthy said Wells could work later in the week.
--OL Josh Sitton: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OG Josh Sitton (knee) is expected to miss at least four weeks.
Defense
--DL Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila: Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers DL Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (knee) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 2, though he was on the field watching.
--DL Jeremy Thompson: Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers DL Jeremy Thompson (groin) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 2, though he was on the field watching.
--LB Tracy White: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB Tracy White (ankle) missed the team's practice Monday, Sept. 1, and his status for Week 1 is uncertain. He likely will be available for the game.
--LB A.J. Hawk: Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (chest) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 2, though he was on the field watching.
--CB Charles Woodson: Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (knee) practiced Tuesday, Sept. 2.
--SS Charlie Peprah: Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers SS Charlie Peprah (hamstring) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 2, though he was on the field watching.
--SS Atari Bigby: Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers S Atari Bigby (ankle) practiced Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Houston Texans
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Steve Slaton: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Steve Slaton (toe) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He is not expected to miss any practice time.
--OT Ephraim Salaam: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans OT Ephraim Salaam (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He could be available as a backup Week 1.
--OL Rashad Butler: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans OT Rashad Butler (shoulder) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He is expected to play Week 1.
Defense
--LB Xavier Adibi: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB Xavier Adibi (Achilles') did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He likely will not dress for Week 1.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Pierre Garcon: Indianapolis Colts WR Pierre Garcon (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, but he is expected to play Week 1. Garcon will likely be the team's punt returner for the game.
--C Jeff Saturday: Indianapolis Colts C Jeff Saturday (knee) is out for Week1 and may miss up to six weeks.
--OG Mike Pollak: Indianapolis Colts OG Mike Pollak (knee) is out for Week 1, but he could be back for the team's Week 2 game.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Jerry Porter: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jerry Porter (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--WR Reggie Williams: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Reggie Williams (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--TE Greg Estandia: Jacksonville Jaguars TE Greg Estandia (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OT Maurice Williams: Jacksonville Jaguars OT Maurice Williams (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Defense
--DL Derek Landri: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Derek Landri (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--CB Scott Starks: Jacksonville Jaguars CB Scott Starks (pectoral) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Maurice Jones-Drew: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (ankle) rested Monday, Sept. 1, but he will likely be set to go by Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--C Brad Meester: Jacksonville Jaguars C Brad Meester (foot) required surgery for a broken bone in his foot and is likely out until Oct. 1.
--OT Richard Collier: Updating a previous report, Paul Kuharsky, of ESPN.com, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars said in a statement that OT Richard Collier (undisclosed) underwent surgery and is in critical but stable condition.

Kansas City Chiefs
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Will Franklin: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) participated in individual drills Wednesday, Sept. 3. His status for Week 1 is uncertain.
--WR Maurice Price: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Maurice Price (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. His status for Week 1 is uncertain.
Previous Updates
Offense
--TE Brad Cottam: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs TE Brad Cottam (shoulder) is uncertain for Week 1.
--OL Branden Albert: Updating a previous report, The Associated Press reports Kansas City Chiefs OT Branden Albert (foot) may start at left tackle Week 1.
Defense
--LB Demorrio Williams: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Demorrio Williams (hand) likely will play in Week 1.
--CB B.J. Sams: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB B.J. Sams' (hamstring) status is uncertain for Week 1.

Miami Dolphins
Current Updates
Offense
--OG Shawn Murphy: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins OG Shawn Murphy (ankle) will likely be cleared to play Week 1.
Defense
--LB Charlie Anderson: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Charlie Anderson (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, but he is no longer the starter.
--LB Joey Porter: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Joey Porter (back) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, without limitations. He is expecting to play with pain all throughout the season.

Minnesota Vikings
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Tarvaris Jackson: Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson (knee) said his knee is not quite 100 percent, but it is not far off. Jackson practiced Tuesday, Sept. 2, and has no physical limitations.
--RB Maurice Hicks: Minnesota Vikings RB Maurice Hicks' (foot) status for Week 1 is uncertain.
--WR Bernard Berrian: Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (toe) is not on the injury report and is expected to play Week 1.
--WR Robert Ferguson: Minnesota Vikings WR Robert Ferguson's (ankle) status for Week 1 is uncertain. He was on the field at the beginning of the team's practice Tuesday, Sept. 2.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Tom Brady: WEEI 850AM Sports Radio in Boston reports sources have indicated that New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (foot) has a cracked bone in his foot. Brady is still expected to play Sunday, Sept. 7.
--WR Sam Aiken: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Sam Aiken (knee) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--WR Jabar Gaffney: Shalise Manza Young, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots WR Jabar Gaffney (unknown) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, after missing the session Monday, Sept. 1. Gaffney likely will play Sunday, Sept. 7.
--TE Benjamin Watson: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (undisclosed) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OG Dan Connolly: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots C Dan Connolly (undisclosed) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OG Russ Hochstein: Shalise Manza Young, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots OG Russ Hochstein (groin) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, but is probable Sunday, Sept. 7.
Defense
--DL Le Kevin Smith: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots DL Le Kevin Smith (knee) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--FS Brandon Meriweather: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots FS Brandon Meriweather (leg) was present at practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Wes Welker: Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (ribs) is expected to play in the team's Week 1 game.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Defense
--DL Hollis Thomas: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints DT Hollis Thomas (triceps) will not play Week 1 and could be out for at least a month.
--LB Mark Simoneau: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints LB Mark Simoneau (back) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--LB Troy Evans: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints LB Troy Evans (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and is day-to-day.

New York Giants
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Ahmad Bradshaw: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw (calf) is listed as probable for Week 1.
--WR Domenik Hixon: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants WR Domenik Hixon (back) is listed as questionable for Week 1.
Defense
--LB Jonathan Goff: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants LB Jonathan Goff (back) has been declared out for Week 1.
Special Teams
--PK Lawrence Tynes: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (knee) has been declared out for Week 1.
Previous Updates
Defense
--CB Terrell Thomas: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas (hamstring) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Sept. 2. He has been declared out for Week 1 and likely will miss more time. Head coach Tom Coughlin said it will be a while before Thomas returns.

New York Jets
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Marcus Henry: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets WR Marcus Henry (calf) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--WR Laveranues Coles: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (thigh) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OG Damien Woody: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets OT Damien Woody (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Defense
--DL Shaun Ellis: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets DE Shaun Ellis (hand) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--CB Justin Miller: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets CB Justin Miller (foot) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--CB David Barrett: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Oakland Raiders
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Javon Walker: Oakland Raiders WR Javon Walker (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and his status for Week 1 is in question.
Defense
--DL Kalimba Edwards: Oakland Raiders DE Kalimba Edwards (groin) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and his status for Week 1 is in question.
--CB DeAngelo Hall: Oakland Raiders CB DeAngelo Hall (hand) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, after the death of his father and he will start Week 1. He has not determined whether he will play with a cast on his right hand.
Previous Updates
Defense
--CB Nnamdi Asomugha: Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha (ankle) will be ready for the team's season opener. Asomugha has been bothered by a bad ankle recently. "Itís not going to be a problem," Asomugha said. "We still have Monday and Tuesday before we actually practice, once Wednesday comes Iíll be fine."

Philadelphia Eagles
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Lorenzo Booker: Philadelphia Eagles RB Lorenzo Booker (hip) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--WR Reggie Brown: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown (hamstring) likely will play Week 1.
--WR Kevin Curtis: Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (hernia) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He has been declared out for Week 1.
--OG Max Jean-Gilles: Philadelphia Eagles OG Max Jean-Gilles (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Defense
--DL Victor Abiamiri: Philadelphia Eagles DE Victor Abiamiri (wrist) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He has been declared out for Week 1.
--DL Chris Clemons: Philadelphia Eagles DE Chris Clemons (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--FS Brian Dawkins: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FS Brian Dawkins (ankle) is expected to play Week 1.
--SS Sean Considine: Philadelphia Eagles SS Sean Considine (hand) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Sean McHugh: Pittsburgh Steelers TE Sean McHugh (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, but his injury is considered minor. He hopes to practice Thursday, Sept. 4.
Defense
--LB Larry Foote: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Larry Foote (knee) is expected to start the team's Week 1 game.
--SS Troy Polamalu: Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (hamstring) is expected to start the team's Week 1 game.
Previous Updates
Defense
--LB Lawrence Timmons: Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said linebackers Lawrence Timmons and Larry Foote (knee) will split time at inside linebacker in Week 1, provided Foote is healthy.

San Diego Chargers
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Antonio Gates: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he is expected to play Week 1.
--C Nick Hardwick: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers C Nick Hardwick (foot) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he will not play Week 1. He isn't expected back for several more weeks.
--OT Marcus McNeill: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers OT Marcus McNeill (neck) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he is unlikely to play Week 1.
Defense
--DL Jamal Williams: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DT Jamal Williams (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he is expected to play Week 1.
--LB Shawne Merriman: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he is expected to play Week 1.
Previous Updates
Offense
--C Cory Withrow: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers C Cory Withrow (hamstring) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

San Francisco 49ers
Current Updates
Defense
--DL Aubrayo Franklin: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DT Aubrayo Franklin (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, and will play Week 1.
--LB Parys Haralson: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Parys Haralson (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, and will play Week 1.
Previous Updates
Offense
--OG Adam Snyder: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OG Adam Snyder (ankle) will return to individual work Monday, Sept. 1.
--OT Jonas Jennings: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OT Jonas Jennings (hand) will return to individual work Monday, Sept. 1.

Seattle Seahawks
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Bobby Engram: Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (shoulder) is out for the team's Week 1 game.
--WR Deion Branch: Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OT Sean Locklear: Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks OT Sean Locklear (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Defense
--DL Baraka Atkins: Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks DE Baraka Atkins (back) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--LB Lofa Tatupu: Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (knee) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Hasselbeck: Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (back) participated in practice Monday, Sept. 1. He said he is ready to play Week 1.
--OT Walter Jones: Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks OT Walter Jones (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Monday, Sept. 1.

St. Louis Rams
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Brian Leonard: St. Louis Rams RB Brian Leonard (shoulder) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 3, and got some work with the regulars.
--WR Drew Bennett: St. Louis Rams WR Drew Bennett (groin) did more work in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and is not listed on the team's official injury report.
--WR Dante' Hall: St. Louis Rams WR Dante' Hall (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, and is not listed on the team's official injury report.
--WR Donnie Avery: St. Louis Rams WR Donnie Avery (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, but he did some running on the side.
--C Brett Romberg: St. Louis Rams C Brett Romberg (hand) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.
--OT Orlando Pace: St. Louis Rams OT Orlando Pace (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, and is not listed on the team's official injury report.
Defense
--CB Fakhir Brown: St. Louis Rams CB Fakhir Brown (shoulder) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 3, but it is not known how well his shoulder will respond to full contact.
--FS Oshiomogho Atogwe: St. Louis Rams FS Oshiomogho Atogwe (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, and is not listed on the team's official injury report. He is expected to start the team's Week 1 game.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Michael Clayton: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton (chest) seems to be fine and should be able to play Week 1.
--WR Antonio Bryant: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He should be able to play Week 1.
Defense
--DL Ryan Sims: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Ryan Sims (thigh) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He should be able to play Week 1.
--SS Sabby Piscitelli: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Sabby Piscitelli (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. He should be able to play Week 1.
Previous Updates
Offense
--OG Davin Joseph: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph (foot) is out indefinitely with a broken right foot.
--OT Jeremy Zuttah: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Jeremy Zuttah will replace OG Davin Joseph (foot) at right guard.

Tennessee Titans
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Vince Young: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (hand) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, and had no problems. He is not listed on the team's official injury report.
--WR Justin McCareins: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Justin McCareins (illness) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, because of flu-like symptoms.
--WR Lavelle Hawkins: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Lavelle Hawkins (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 3, and he is not listed on the team's official injury report.
Defense
--DL Jason D. Jones: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Jason D. Jones (elbow) suffered an elbow injury in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, and did not return. The extent of the injury is uncertain.

Washington Redskins
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Malcolm Kelly: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Malcolm Kelly (knee) will not play in Week 1.
--WR Antwaan Randle El: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El (hand) is considered probable and expected to play in Week 1.
Defense
--DL Jason Taylor: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DE Jason Taylor (knee) is considered questionable and will be a game-time decision in Week 1.
--LB Khary Campbell: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Khary Campbell (thigh) is considered probable and expected to play in Week 1.
--CB Shawn Springs: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (calf) is considered probable and expected to play in Week 1.
--SS LaRon Landry: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins SS LaRon Landry (hamstring) is considered probable and expected to play in Week 1.
--SS Kareem Moore: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins SS Kareem Moore (hamstring) is considered doubtful and not expected to play in Week 1.

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