NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on September 17, 2008 @ 16:23:01 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 17.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) went through all drills at practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

QB | Brodie Croyle | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Brodie Croyle (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He will not play Week 3.

QB | Troy Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Troy Smith (illness) has been ruled out for the team's Week 3 game.

QB | Tyler Thigpen | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
ESPNews reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Tyler Thigpen will start Week 3.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Rick Alonzo, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said he still believes QB Tarvaris Jackson, who was benched for the remainder of the season, has a "bright future down the road." Jackson is 0-2 as the starter for the Vikings this season.

QB | Gus Frerotte | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
ESPNews reports the Minnesota Vikings have named QB Gus Frerotte their starting quarterback for the rest of the year.

QB | Damon Huard | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Kansas City Chiefs head coach Herman Edwards said QB Damon Huard (neck) will be able to practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard has thrown three interceptions in two games this season, which matches his interception total from last season.

QB | Seneca Wallace | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren said QB Seneca Wallace (calf, hamstring) will miss three to four weeks with a pulled calf. Wallace said he suffered the injury because his body was not ready to play wide receiver. "Maybe the correct thing to say is that I wasn't physically ready to be playing receiver," Wallace said. "I would say (it is related to the tight hamstring). You are doing different things with your body and your body reacts differently, and my body wasn't quite ready for that."

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
Frank Hughes, of The Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck is still not comfortable with all the new receivers and doesn't know who is going to be where.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb was 25-for-37 for 281 yards with a touchdown pass during the team's Week 2 game. He also had five carries for 20 yards. McNabb now has 175 career touchdown passes, tying him with former Philadelphia Eagles QB Ron Jaworski for the franchise lead.


Running Back

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (toe) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, but he hopes to practice Thursday, Sept. 18.

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (groin) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, and he is unlikely to play Week 3.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (undisclosed) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He was walking gingerly Monday, Sept. 15, but no specific injury was divulged by the team.

RB | LaMont Jordan | New England Patriots | Injury News
Updating a previous report, New England Patriots RB LaMont Jordan (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

RB | Laurence Maroney | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He said he will be ready to play Week 3.

RB | Ahman Green | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ahman Green (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is not expected to play Week 3.

RB | Deuce McAllister | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints RB Deuce McAllister (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 17, and he should receive more repetitions Week 3.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones is not expected to see an increased workload just yet. The team likely will get him from eight to 10 touches this week in addition to his special teams work.

RB | Ryan Grant | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He should be able to play Week 3.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

RB | Fred Taylor | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor (toe) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, with an injury he suffered in Week 2.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox said RB DeAngelo Williams will start Week 3, but he will split carries with RB Jonathan Stewart.

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox said RB DeAngelo Williams will start Week 3, but he will split carries with RB Jonathan Stewart.

RB | Cedric Benson | Free Agent | Free Agency News, Fantasy
The Detroit Free Press reports the Detroit Lions met with free-agent RB Cedric Benson (Bears) Tuesday, Sept. 16, and are close to signing him.

RB | Shaun Alexander | Free Agent | Free Agency News, Fantasy
The Detroit Free Press reports the Detroit Lions worked out free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) Tuesday, Sept. 16. However, the Lions are not close to signing Alexander and are only building a short list in case of injury.

RB | Marion Barber III | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber III (rib) played in the team's Week 2 game and did not have any problems.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook had 18 carries for 58 yards with two touchdowns during the team's Week 2 game. He also caught six passes for 45 yards with one receiving touchdown.


Fullback

FB | Deon Anderson | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys FB Deon Anderson (knee) underwent surgery on his left knee that will keep him out one to two weeks.


Wide Receiver

WR | Javon Walker | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders WR Javon Walker (hamstring) made it through part of practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, but he couldn't complete the session. His status for Week 3 is in doubt.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (thigh) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, Scott M. Johnson, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) took part in the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. Head coach Mike Holmgren has said Branch is unlikely to play Week 3.

WR | Bobby Engram | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (shoulder) will not return until after Week 4. Engram has been out since the preseason.

WR | Darrell Jackson | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Denver Broncos WR Darrell Jackson (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. The team will not rush him back.

WR | Keenan Burton | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams WR Keenan Burton (knee) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday, Sept. 16, to repair meniscus cartilage damage. He will miss at least two to three games.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He will spend at least three more weeks in a cast.

WR | Malcolm Kelly | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Malcolm Kelly (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He expects to play Week 3.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (rest) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, but he will play Week 3.

WR | Roscoe Parrish | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills WR Roscoe Parrish (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is considered probable for Week 3.

WR | Sam Hurd | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Sam Hurd (ankle) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, but it is not known whether he will be able to play this week.

WR | Troy Williamson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Troy Williamson (thigh) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

WR | Sidney Rice | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Sidney Rice (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, and his status for the team's Week 3 game is uncertain.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Donte' Stallworth (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He said he will try to play Week 3, but he does not want to come back too soon.

WR | Braylon Edwards | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

WR | Josh Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Josh Cribbs (shoulder, hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

WR | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (ribs) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. His status for Week 3 is uncertain. Head coach Lovie Smith said Hester could play Week 3 without practicing this week. Tests revealed Hester is not suffering from cracked or bruised ribs.

WR | Joey Galloway | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Joey Galloway (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, but he seldom practices on Wednesdays. He is considered questionable for Week 3.

WR | Justin Gage | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Justin Gage (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. His status for Week 3 is uncertain.

WR | Reggie Brown | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He should be able to play Week 3.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (hernia) will miss at least a few more weeks with a sports hernia.

WR | Demetrius Williams | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Demetrius Williams (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He should be able to play Week 3.

WR | Logan Payne | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Transaction
The Seattle Seahawks have announced they have placed WR Logan Payne (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

WR | Jerry Porter | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jerry Porter (hamstring) is expected to practice this week.

WR | Koren Robinson | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Danny O'Neil, of the Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed free-agent WR Koren Robinson (Packers), according to his agent. It is believed to be a one-year deal, but financial terms were not disclosed.

WR | Keary Colbert | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks have acquired WR Keary Colbert from the Denver Broncos for a late-round draft pick.

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (knee) played in the team's Week 2 game and did not report any soreness after the game. He wore a smaller brace than he used in practice.

WR | Santonio Holmes | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Santonio Holmes (knee) was limited in practice Tuesday, Sept. 16, but his injury is not considered serious.

WR | Terrell Owens | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens caught three passes for 89 yards with two touchdowns during the team's Week 2 game. Owens now has 132 career receiving touchdowns, moving him into second on the NFL's career receiving touchdown list.

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson caught six passes for 110 yards Week 2. Jackson is the second player in NFL history to open his career with consecutive 100-yard games.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall's 55 catches over his last five games are the most in NFL history over a five-game stretch.


Tight End

TE | Ben Utecht | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals TE Ben Utecht (chest) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is unlikely to play Week 3, according to head coach Marvin Lewis.

TE | Jason Witten | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 17, and will play in Week 3.

TE | Jacob Tamme | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts TE Jacob Tamme (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is not expected to play Week 3.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is expected to play Week 3.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (wrist) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He will start Week 3.

TE | Jerramy Stevens | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced they have activated TE Jerramy Stevens from the suspended list.

TE | Ben Troupe | Free Agent | Transaction
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced they have released TE Ben Troupe.

TE | Billy Miller | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agency News
NFL.com reports the New Orleans Saints have re-signed free-agent TE Billy Miller. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports of San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates' (toe) eight receptions this season, seven have been for first downs.


Place Kicker

PK | Mike Nugent | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets PK Mike Nugent (thigh) is out for the team's Week 3 game.

PK | Lawrence Tynes | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (knee) is close to taking the 40-50 kicks per day he said is necessary for him to return. However, he likely won't return until after the team's bye Week 4.

PK | Jason Elam | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
Carroll Rogers, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons PK Jason Elam (hip) is suffering from an inflamed bursa in his hip. The injury likely comes from repeatedly planting on his leg. Elam will continue taking anti-inflammatories, receiving treatment and limiting his kicks in practice.


Defensive Line

DL | Leonard Little | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams DL Leonard Little (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He did some individual work and took a few reps with the scout team during practice.

DL | Casey Hampton | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers DT Casey Hampton (groin) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

DL | Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is expected to play Week 3.

DL | Tommie Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Tommie Harris (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is expected to start Week 3.

DL | Travis LaBoy | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Travis LaBoy (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He should be able to play Week 3.

DL | Gaines Adams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Gaines Adams (abdomen) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He probably will play Week 3.

DL | Kelly Gregg | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Kelly Gregg (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is considered doubtful for Week 3. If he is not able to play, DL Justin Bannan will take his place.

DL | Mathias Kiwanuka | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants DL Mathias Kiwanuka (ankle) is practicing and playing, but he is still limited and experiencing swelling in his ankle.

DL | Greg White | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Anwar S. Richardson, of the Tampa Tribune, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed DL Greg White to a new, three-year contract worth slightly more than $2.5 million prior to the season opener. White, an exclusive rights free agent, was slated to receive $370,000 this season. White will receive $370,000 this season and an additional $250,000 roster bonus. His base salary is $825,000 in 2008, while he is slated to receive $1.4 million in 2009.


Linebacker

LB | Patrick Willis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Patrick Willis (leg) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 17, and is not listed on the team's injury report.

LB | Shaun Phillips | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips (groin) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is expected to play Week 3.

LB | Scott Shanle | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints LB Scott Shanle (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, and he should play Week 3.

LB | Scott Fujita | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints LB Scott Fujita (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He might miss the team's Week 3 game.

LB | Michael Boley | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Michael Boley (neck) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

LB | Marcus Washington | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Marcus Washington (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He expects to play Week 3.

LB | James Farrior | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Farrior (back) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

LB | Justin Durant | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars LB Justin Durant (groin) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

LB | Willie McGinest | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

LB | Derrick Brooks | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He should be able to play Week 3.

LB | Na'il Diggs | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers LB Na'il Diggs (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, because he was given the day off. He likely will play Week 3.

LB | Will Witherspoon | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams LB Will Witherspoon (groin) appears to still be bothered by a groin injury he suffered late in the preseason.

LB | Anthony Spencer | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer (knee) played in the team's Week 2 game as a reserve but did not take any special teams snaps.

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman (knee) had surgery Monday, Sept. 15, to repair two torn ligaments in his left knee. The surgery went well and there was no further damage to Merriman's knee, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

LB | Boss Bailey | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Denver Broncos LB Boss Bailey (ankle) said he felt good Monday, Sept. 15, after he played all but six snaps of the team's Week 2 game.


Cornerback

CB | Nnamdi Asomugha | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha (ankle) left the field during warm-ups Wednesday, Sept. 17, but he returned and completed practice. He is expected to play Week 3.

CB | Justin Miller | New York Jets | Injury News
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets CB Justin Miller (toe) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

CB | David Barrett | New York Jets | Injury News
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

CB | Walt Harris | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Walt Harris missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He typically does not participate in every practice, and no injury reason was divulged by the team.

CB | Kelly Jennings | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Kelly Jennings (rib) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, but head coach Mike Holmgren said he would likely sit out a couple days and play Week 3.

CB | Mike McKenzie | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints CB Mike McKenzie (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 17, and he could return as the team's No. 3 cornerback Week 3.

CB | Johnathan Joseph | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

CB | Carlos Rogers | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Carlos Rogers (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He expects to play Week 3.

CB | Fred Smoot | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot (groin) participated in individual drills Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is expected to play Week 3.

CB | Deshea Townsend | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Deshea Townsend (heel) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He might play Week 3.

CB | Terrence McGee | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills CB Terrence McGee (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is considered probable for Week 3.

CB | Terence Newman | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys CB Terence Newman (groin) is still not sure if he will be starting this week or if he will remain in a reserve role.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. If his injury does not heal, the Packers may hold him out Week 3.

CB | Brian Williams | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Brian Williams (toe) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

CB | Aqib Talib | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He is considered questionable for Week 3.

CB | Nick Harper | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans CB Nick Harper (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. His status for Week 3 is uncertain.

CB | Patrick Surtain | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Patrick Surtain (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He will not play Week 3.

CB | Chris Gamble | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers CB Chris Gamble (arm) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He should be able to play Week 3.


Strong Safety

SS | Clinton Hart | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers SS Clinton Hart (hand) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He expects to play Week 3.

SS | Roman Harper | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints S Roman Harper (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17, and he should play Week 3.

SS | Dexter Jackson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals S Dexter Jackson (thumb) is out for the team's Week 3 game.

SS | Atari Bigby | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers SS Atari Bigby (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. He probably will not play Week 3.

SS | Darren Sharper | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings SS Darren Sharper (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

SS | Michael Johnson | New York Giants | Injury News
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants SS Michael Johnson (neck) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 17, and is expected to play Week 3.

SS | Roy Williams | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
The Sports Network reports Dallas Cowboys SS Roy Williams (arm) will miss three to four weeks after fracturing his right forearm in Week 2. Williams was injured in the third quarter when making a special teams tackle. Williams is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday, Sept. 16, to implant a plate and screws in the forearm to stabilize the fracture.


Free Safety

FS | Josh Bullocks | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints S Josh Bullocks (heel) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

FS | Chris Crocker | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins FS Chris Crocker (neck) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

FS | Nedu Ndukwe | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals S Nedu Ndukwe (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

FS | Brandon McGowan | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears FS Brandon McGowan (ankle) will undergo season-ending surgery on his right ankle.

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts S Bob Sanders (ankle, knee) could miss four to six weeks with a high ankle sprain. Team president Bill Polian said the team is sure Sanders will return in 2008, but they were not sure of the severity of the injury. He noted four to six weeks was a "reasonable assumption" in regards to the time Sanders may miss. Furthermore, Polian said Sanders may have arthroscopic cleanup surgery on one of his knees while he is recovering from the ankle injury.

FS | Pat Watkins | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
Dallas Cowboys FS Pat Watkins will start at strong safety, replacing injured SS Roy Williams (forearm).

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