Thursday Practice Report
on September 11, 2008 @ 15:11:27 PDT

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Arizona Cardinals
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Jerame Tuman: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals TE Jerame Tuman (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He may be able to practice Friday, Sept.12.
Defense
--DL Gabe Watson: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Gabe Watson (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--DL Alan Branch: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Alan Branch (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered day-to-day.

Atlanta Falcons
Current Updates
Offense
--C Alex Stepanovich: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons C Alex Stepanovich (back) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He likely will not play Week 2.
Defense
--LB Coy Wire: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Coy Wire (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
Special Teams
--PK Jason Elam: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons PK Jason Elam (hip) is expected to play Week 2.

Baltimore Ravens
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Troy Smith: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Troy Smith (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--RB Willis McGahee: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. Offensive coordinator Cam Cameron suggested McGahee may be in a running back-by-committee situation Week 2.
--FB Le'Ron McClain: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--WR Yamon Figurs: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Yamon Figurs (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered questionable for Week 2.
--TE Todd Heap: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (back) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will start Week 2.
--C Jason Brown: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens C Jason Brown (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will start Week 2.
--OT Jared Gaither: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens OT Jared Gaither (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will start Week 2.
Defense
--DL Justin Bannan: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Kelly Gregg (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered questionable for Week 2. If he is not able to play in the game, DL Justin Bannan will take his place.
--DL Trevor Pryce: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Trevor Pryce (back) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to start Week 2.
--DL Kelly Gregg: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Kelly Gregg (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered questionable for Week 2. If he is not able to play in the game, DL Justin Bannan will take his place.
--LB Brendon Ayanbadejo: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (leg) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--CB Chris McAlister: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Chris McAlister (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will start Week 2.
--CB Fabian Washington: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Fabian Washington (neck) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. His status for Week 2 is uncertain.
--FS Ed Reed: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (neck) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to start Week 2.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Roscoe Parrish: Buffalo Bills WR Roscoe Parrish (ribs) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered probable for Week 2.
--TE Derek Fine: Buffalo Bills TE Derek Fine (thumb) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will not play Week 2.
--OT Matt Murphy: Buffalo Bills OT Matt Murphy (shoulder) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered questionable for Week 2.
Defense
--LB John DiGiorgio: Buffalo Bills LB John DiGiorgio (back) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered probable for Week 2.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Moore: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers QB Matt Moore (leg) will not play Week 2. He is expected to miss three to five more weeks.
--WR Ryne Robinson: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR Ryne Robinson (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. The Panthers may hold Robinson out for Week 2.
--TE Dante Rosario: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers TE Dante Rosario (foot) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He should be able to play Week 2.
--OT Travelle Wharton: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Travelle Wharton (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. If he does not practice Friday, Sept. 12, he likely will not play Week 2.
Defense
--LB Na'il Diggs: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers LB Na'il Diggs (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to start at strongside linebacker Week 2.
--CB Chris Gamble: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers CB Chris Gamble (arm) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will start Week 2.
Previous Updates
Offense
--OT Jeff Otah: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Jeff Otah (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. He should be able to play Week 2.

Chicago Bears
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Devin Hester: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (foot) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to start Week 2.
--OT John Tait: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OT John Tait (groin) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to start Week 2.
Defense
--DL Tommie Harris: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Tommie Harris (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to start Week 2.
--LB Lance Briggs: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to start Week 2.
--CB Nathan Vasher: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Andre Caldwell: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Andre Caldwell (toe) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--OG Kyle Cook: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals C Kyle Cook (illness) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
Defense
--DL Jason Shirley: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Jason Shirley (heel) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--DL Frostee Rucker: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Frostee Rucker (foot) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--DL Pat Sims: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Pat Sims (toe) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--LB Brandon Johnson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Brandon Johnson (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--CB David Jones: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB David Jones (head) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--CB Johnathan Joseph: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--FS Nedu Ndukwe: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FS Nedu Ndukwe (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--SS Dexter Jackson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals SS Dexter Jackson (thumb) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--SS Herana-Daze Jones: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals SS Herana-Daze Jones (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.

Cleveland Browns
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Donte' Stallworth: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Donte' Stallworth (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered doubtful for Week 2.
--WR Josh Cribbs: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Josh Cribbs (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He likely will play Week 2.
--OG Rex Hadnot: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OG Rex Hadnot (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered questionable for Week 2.
--OT Ryan Tucker: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OT Ryan Tucker (hip) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered questionable for Week 2.
Defense
--LB Kamerion Wimbley: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Kamerion Wimbley (groin) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--LB Kris Griffin: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Kris Griffin (elbow) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered questionable for Week 2.
--SS Sean Jones: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns SS Sean Jones (knee) underwent arthroscopic surgery Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to miss three to five weeks.
--SS Brodney Pool: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns SS Brodney Pool (concussion) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered questionable for Week 2.

Dallas Cowboys
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Marion Barber III: Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III (rib) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will be able to play Week 2.
--WR Miles Austin: Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (knee) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He was wearing a brace and a heavy tape job on his knee but was moving around fine.
--WR Sam Hurd: Dallas Cowboys WR Sam Hurd (ankle) hopes to practice by the end of the week. He will not play Week 2.
Defense
--LB Anthony Spencer: Dallas Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--CB Terence Newman: Dallas Cowboys CB Terence Newman (groin) did more during practice Thursday, Sept. 11, than he did during practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. The Cowboys are not sure if he will be able to play Week 2.

Denver Broncos
Previous Updates
Offense
--C Tom Nalen: Denver Broncos C Tom Nalen (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 10. The team hasn't put a timetable on his return.
Defense
--LB Louis Green: Denver Broncos LB Louis Green (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.
--LB Boss Bailey: Denver Broncos LB Boss Bailey (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 10, and he could return to the starting lineup Week 2.

Detroit Lions
Current Updates
Defense
--LB Ernie Sims: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions LB Ernie Sims (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--LB Paris Lenon: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions LB Paris Lenon (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will be able to play Week 2.

Green Bay Packers
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Brandon Jackson: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Brandon Jackson (concussion) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. Head coach Mike McCarthy said he is likely to play this week.
--RB Ryan Grant: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. His status for Week 2 is uncertain because of continued soreness in his hamstring.
--WR Ruvell Martin: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Ruvell Martin (finger) practiced Thursday, Sept. 11, and his status for Week 2 is uncertain.
--WR James Jones: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR James Jones (knee) practiced Thursday, Sept. 11, but heís expected to play Week 2.
--C Scott Wells: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers C Scott Wells (trunk, back) missed the teamís practice Thursday, Sept. 11, and is unlikely heíll play Week 2. He could be back for Week 3.
--OT Chad Clifton: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knee) practiced Thursday, Sept. 11, and he is expected to play Week 2.
Defense
--DL Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (knee) practiced Thursday, Sept. 11, and he is expected to play Week 2.
--LB Brandon Chillar: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB Brandon Chillar (back) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 11, and he is expected to play Week 2.
--CB Charles Woodson: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) missed the teamís practice Thursday, Sept. 11, and his status for Week 2 is uncertain.
--SS Atari Bigby: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers S Atari Bigby (biceps) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 11, but he will likely play Week 3.
--SS Charlie Peprah: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers S Charlie Peprah (hamstring) practiced Thursday, Sept. 11, and should be available for Week 3.
--SS Aaron Rouse: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers S Aaron Rouse (ankle) sprained his ankle in practice Thursday, Sept. 11, and was limited. His status for Week 2 is uncertain.
Previous Updates
Offense
--OL Josh Sitton: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OG Josh Sitton (knee) is out for the team's Week 2 game.
Defense
--DL Jeremy Thompson: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Jeremy Thompson (groin) is not listed on the team's injury report for Week 2. He will be available for the team's game, but it is unlikely he would be active unless there's an injury at defensive end.
--LB Tracy White: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB Tracy White (ankle) is not listed on the team's injury report for Week 2.
--LB A.J. Hawk: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (chest) is not listed on the team's injury report for Week 2 and is expected to play in the game.

Houston Texans
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Ahman Green: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ahman Green (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is not expected to play Week 2.
--WR Jacoby Jones: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Jacoby Jones (back) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He likely will be available for Week 2.
--TE Mark Bruener: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans TE Mark Bruener (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He likely will not play Week 2.
--OG Chester Pitts: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans OG Chester Pitts (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--OT Eric Winston: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans OT Eric Winston (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--OT Ephraim Salaam: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans OT Ephraim Salaam (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to be available for Week 2.
Defense
--DL Stanley McClover: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Texans have placed DL Stanley McClover (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
--DL Travis Johnson: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DL Travis Johnson (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He may be able to play Week 2.
--CB Antwaun Molden: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans CB Antwaun Molden (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He likely will be available Week 2.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Roy Hall: Indianapolis Colts WR Roy Hall (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He may not be able to play Week 2.
--TE Dallas Clark: Phil Richards, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (knee) does not have a significant injury after undergoing an MRI Monday, Sept. 8. Clark is hoping to play this week.
--TE Jacob Tamme: Indianapolis Colts TE Jacob Tamme (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--C Jeff Saturday: Indianapolis Colts C Jeff Saturday (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He may be able to play Week 2.
Defense
--DL Daniel Muir: Indianapolis Colts DL Daniel Muir (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is not expected to play Week 2.
--CB Kelvin Hayden: Indianapolis Colts CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
Previous Updates
Offense
--OG Mike Pollak: Indianapolis Colts OG Mike Pollak (knee) underwent knee surgery and will be out until after the team's Week 4 bye.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Jerry Porter: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jerry Porter (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--WR Dennis Northcutt: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Dennis Northcutt (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--WR Troy Williamson: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Troy Williamson (thigh) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--OG Uche Nwaneri: Jacksonville Jaguars OG Uche Nwaneri (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--OT Todd Wade: Jacksonville Jaguars OT Todd Wade (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
Defense
--DL Derek Landri: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Derek Landri (quadriceps) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--CB Scott Starks: Jacksonville Jaguars CB Scott Starks (pectoral) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Reggie Williams: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Reggie Williams (hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. He is improving.
--OT Maurice Williams: The Associated Press reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have placed OT Maurice Williams (biceps) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

Kansas City Chiefs
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Brodie Croyle: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Brodie Croyle (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will not play Week 2.
--WR Will Franklin: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Will Franklin (knee) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will play Week 2.
Defense
--LB Napoleon Harris: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Napoleon Harris (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He will not play Week 2.
--FS Jarrad Page: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs FS Jarrad Page (back) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He likely will play Week 2.

Miami Dolphins
Current Updates
Offense
--OG Shawn Murphy: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins OG Shawn Murphy (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He has continued practicing despite a nagging left ankle injury.
Defense
--CB Michael Lehan: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins CB Michael Lehan (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered probable for Week 2.
Previous Updates
Offense
--OG Donald Thomas: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins OG Donald Thomas (foot) is expected to undergo season-ending foot surgery this week. He has been placed on Injured Reserve.

Minnesota Vikings
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Tarvaris Jackson: Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--RB Maurice Hicks: Minnesota Vikings RB Maurice Hicks (foot) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--OG Artis Hicks: Minnesota Vikings OT Artis Hicks (elbow) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
Previous Updates
Offense
--OT Marcus Johnson: Minnesota Vikings OL Artis Hicks (elbow) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. He wore a brace on his elbow during practice. His status for Week 2 is uncertain. If he is not able to play, OT Marcus Johnson will take his place.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Tom Brady: Shira Springer, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (knee) suffered a torn ACL and MCL in the team's Week 1 game, according to NFL sources. He likely will undergo surgery in about a month and face a six-to-nine month recovery period.
--WR Sam Aiken: Updating a previous report, Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Sam Aiken (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He likely will not play Week 2.
--WR Jabar Gaffney: Updating a previous report, Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Jabar Gaffney (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--WR Randy Moss: Christopher L. Gasper, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots WR Randy Moss (back) was present during the media-access portion of practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--TE Benjamin Watson: Updating a previous report, Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He likely will not play Week 2.
Defense
--LB Eric Alexander: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots LB Eric Alexander (calf) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--CB Ellis Hobbs: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots CB Ellis Hobbs (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--CB Lewis Sanders: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots CB Lewis Sanders (head) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Deuce McAllister: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints RB Deuce McAllister (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--RB Pierre Thomas: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints RB Pierre Thomas (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
Defense
--DL Alvin McKinley: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints DL Alvin McKinley (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--LB Troy Evans: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints LB Scott Fujita (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. Head coach Sean Payton said Fujita is improving, but he is not ready to play. LB Troy Evans could replace Fujita if he cannot play Week 2.
--LB Mark Simoneau: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints LB Mark Simoneau (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He may not be able to play Week 2.
--LB Scott Fujita: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints LB Scott Fujita (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. Head coach Sean Payton said Fujita is improving, but he is not ready to play. LB Troy Evans could replace Fujita if he cannot play Week 2.
--CB Randall Gay: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints CB Randall Gay (illness, hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He may be able to play Week 2.
--SS Roman Harper: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints FS Roman Harper (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He may be able to play Week 2.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Marques Colston: FOXSports.com's Jay Glazer reports New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (thumb) had surgery to reattach a torn ligament in his left thumb Tuesday, Sept. 9, and will miss four to six weeks.
Defense
--DL Antwan Lake: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints DT Antwan Lake (groin) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, and is out for at least Week 2 and possibly Week 3.
--DL Hollis Thomas: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints DT Hollis Thomas (triceps) was placed on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Sept. 9, ending his 2008 season.

New York Giants
Current Updates
Defense
--DL Mathias Kiwanuka: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants DL Mathias Kiwanuka (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. His injury is progressing a little slower than expected. He is expected to play Week 2, but he could be a game-time decision.
--LB Jonathan Goff: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants LB Jonathan Goff (back) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is probably out for Week 2, but could play Week 3.
--CB R.W. McQuarters: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants CB R.W. McQuarters (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. The injury is not believed to be serious. His status for Week 2 may depend on whether he practices Friday, Sept. 12.
Special Teams
--PK Lawrence Tynes: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (knee) did a limited kicking regimen during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
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 Wednesday, Sept. 10.

New York Jets
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Marcus Henry: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets WR Marcus Henry (calf) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.
--WR David Clowney: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets WR David Clowney (shoulder) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.
--WR Laveranues Coles: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (thigh) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.
Defense
--DL Shaun Ellis: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets DE Shaun Ellis (hand) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.
--CB Justin Miller: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets CB Justin Miller (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.
--CB David Barrett: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.
Special Teams
--PK Mike Nugent: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets PK Mike Nugent (thigh) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.

Oakland Raiders
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Javon Walker: Oakland Raiders WR Javon Walker (hamstring) practiced Thursday, Sept. 11, but he still isnít 100 percent.
--OT Kwame Harris: Oakland Raiders OT Kwame Harris (knee) missed the teamís practice Thursday, Sept. 11, but he is expected to practice Friday, Sept. 12. He is expected to start Week 2.
Defense
--DL Derrick Burgess: Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess (shoulder) missed the teamís practice Thursday, Sept. 11, but he is expected to practice Friday, Sept. 12. He is expected to play Week 2.
--CB DeAngelo Hall: Oakland Raiders CB DeAngelo Hall (elbow) practiced Thursday, Sept. 11, and he will start Week 2.
--SS Gibril Wilson: Oakland Raiders S Gibril Wilson (elbow) missed the teamís practice Thursday, Sept. 11, but he is expected to practice Friday, Sept. 12. He is expected to start Week 2.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Darren McFadden: Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (stinger) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 10, and is expected to play Week 2.
--OL Paul McQuistan: Oakland Raiders OT Paul McQuistan (knee) will have surgery on his knee and has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
Defense
--DL Kalimba Edwards: Oakland Raiders DE Kalimba Edwards (groin) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 10, and he should play Week 2.
--FS Rashad Baker: Oakland Raiders S Rashad Baker (ankle) is expected to be available for the team's Week 2 game.

Philadelphia Eagles
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Reggie Brown: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. Head coach Andy Reid said Brown would probably be questionable for Week 2.
--WR Kevin Curtis: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (hernia) is out for the teamís Week 2 game.
Defense
--DL Victor Abiamiri: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DE Victor Abiamiri (wrist) will not play in the teamís Week 2 game.
--SS Sean Considine: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles S Sean Considine (hand) practiced Thursday, Sept. 11, and he should be OK for Week 2.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Ben Roethlisberger: Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--OT Marvel Smith: Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marvel Smith (groin) returned to practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
Defense
--CB Deshea Townsend: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Deshea Townsend (heel) missed the teamís practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He might have to practice Friday, Sept. 12, in order to play Week 2.
Previous Updates
Offense
--TE Sean McHugh: Pittsburgh Steelers TE Sean McHugh (ankle) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.

San Diego Chargers
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB LaDainian Tomlinson: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson (toe) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, but he is expected to play Week 2.
--TE Antonio Gates: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe, hip) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, but he is expected to play in the team's Week 2 game.
--C Nick Hardwick: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers C Nick Hardwick (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, and he will miss the team's Week 2 game.
--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. 10, and he will most likely miss the team's Week 2 game.
Defense
--DL Jamal Williams: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DT Jamal Williams (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 10, and is expected to play in the team's Week 2 game.
--LB Shawne Merriman: The San Diego Chargers have announced they have placed LB Shawne Merriman (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
--CB Antonio Cromartie: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers CB Antonio Cromartie (hip) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, but he is expected to play Week 2.

San Francisco 49ers
Current Updates
Offense
--OG Eric Heitmann: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OG Eric Heitmann (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to practice some Friday, Sept 12, and play Week 2.
Defense
--CB Donald Strickland: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Donald Strickland (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to be available for Week 2.
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Alex D. Smith: ESPNews reports the San Francisco 49ers have placed QB Alex D. Smith (shoulder) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

Seattle Seahawks
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Maurice Morris: Danny O'Neil, of the Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Maurice Morris (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, and is out for Week 2.
--WR Bobby Engram: Danny O'Neil, of the Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (shoulder) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, and is out for Week 2.
--WR Deion Branch: Danny O'Neil, of the Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) was limited for the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.
--OG Rob Sims: Danny O'Neil and Jose Miguel Romero, both of The Seattle Times, report the Seattle Seahawks are expected to put OG Rob Sims (pectoral) on the Injured Reserve Wednesday, Sept. 10, because of a torn pectoral muscle.
--OG Floyd Womack: Danny O'Neil and Jose Miguel Romero, both of The Seattle Times, report Seattle Seahawks OG Floyd Womack is expected to be the first choice to start at right guard in place of OG Rob Sims (pectoral).
--OT Sean Locklear: Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren said there is a chance OT Sean Locklear (knee) could return for Week 3.
Defense
--LB Lofa Tatupu: Danny O'Neil, of the Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (knee) was limited for the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.

St. Louis Rams
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Travis Minor: St. Louis Rams RB Travis Minor (thigh) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
--WR Donnie Avery: St. Louis Rams WR Donnie Avery (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is considered questionable for Week 2.
--OG Jacob Bell: St. Louis Rams OG Jacob Bell (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. His status for Week 2 appears to be more and more doubtful.
Defense
--DL Chris Long: St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long (pinkie) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
Special Teams
--P Donnie Jones: St. Louis Rams P Donnie Jones (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Brian Leonard: St. Louis Rams RB Brian Leonard (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. He was not on the injury report.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Jeff Garcia: Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jeff Garcia (ankle) feels he could play this week, and it was head coach Jon Gruden's choice to keep him out. "Iíve played through a lot worse before and that is not anything new," said Garcia. "Everybody in this locker room is going to play through some nicks, some pain, and some sort of injury. That is just the way that this game is and I donít expect anything less. I feel like there are some things that I can definitely play through." Garcia said he will be ready to go if called upon.
--WR Maurice Stovall: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Maurice Stovall (back) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He may be able to play Week 2.
Defense
--LB Derrick Brooks: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. The Buccaneers appear to be resting Brooks in an effort to make sure he is as close to 100 percent as possible. He probably will play Week 2.
--LB Matt McCoy: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Matt McCoy (groin) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He should be able to play Week 2.
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Brian Griese: ESPNews reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Brian Griese could be named the team's starter beyond Week 2. Head coach Jon Gruden said QB Jeff Garcia (ankle) will need to recover physically and emotionally but did not elaborate any further.
--OG Davin Joseph: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph (foot) will miss the team's Week 2 game and probably a couple more.

Tennessee Titans
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Quinton Ganther: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB Quinton Ganther (hamstring) missed practice Thursday, Sept. 11, and his playing status for Week 2 is uncertain.
Defense
--DL Jacob Ford: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DE Jacob Ford (sternum) missed practice Thursday, Sept. 11, and his playing status for Week 2 is uncertain.
--DL Albert Haynesworth: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Albert Haynesworth (concussion) missed practice Thursday, Sept. 11, and his playing status for Week 2 is uncertain.
--LB David Thornton: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB David Thornton (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 11, and he is expected to play Week 2.
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Vince Young: Updating a previous report, John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (knee) suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee Sunday, Sept. 7. The team is not giving him a timetable to return, but quarterbacks can return in two to four weeks. Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson returned from a MCL tear in two weeks earlier this year.
--QB Kerry Collins: John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports Tennessee Titans QB Kerry Collins will start with QB Vince Young (knee) out.

Washington Redskins
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Malcolm Kelly: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Malcolm Kelly (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. Head coach Jim Zorn said Kelly is ready physically, but Zorn is not committed to playing him Week 2.
--TE Chris Cooley: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (quadriceps) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
Defense
--DL Jason Taylor: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DE Jason Taylor (knee) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--LB Marcus Washington: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Marcus Washington (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is a game-time decision for Week 2.
--LB Khary Campbell: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Khary Campbell (thigh) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is a game-time decision for Week 2.
--CB Fred Smoot: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot (hip) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--CB Shawn Springs: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (calf) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He is expected to play Week 2.
--SS Kareem Moore: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins SS Kareem Moore (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11. He likely will not play Week 2.

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