NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on October 1, 2008 @ 15:22:04 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (shoulder) was extremely limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and did not do any throwing. He will not throw until Friday, Oct. 3. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (knee) returned to the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and will be questionable for Week 5. He will either be the No. 2 or No. 3 quarterback.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (chest) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and said his chest was "sore." He went through the same thing last week and was fully functional Week 4. McNabb will play in the team's Week 5 game.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (elbow) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He worked in run game drills and did what head coach Marvin Lewis said was "rehab throwing" on the side. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

QB | Brodie Croyle | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Brodie Croyle (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard averaged a quarterback rating of 102.2 for the entire season in 2007 but didn't hit the 100-mark passer rating until Week 4 this season, when he recorded a 103.1 passer rating. He also recorded his fourth successive game with a completion percentage of 60 percent or higher.

QB | Gus Frerotte | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (hand) took several stitches in his left, non-throwing hand following Week 4. He said that will not keep him from starting the team's Week 5 game against the New Orleans Saints.


Running Back

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
The San Diego Chargers announced RB LaDainian Tomlinson has 10,946 rushing yards in 115 career games. He needs 54 yards Week 5 to surpass former NFL RB Emmitt Smith as the player to reach 11,000 career yards in the fourth-fewest games.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore was rested for the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. It was the third consecutive week Gore sat out Wednesday's practice.

RB | Maurice Morris | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Maurice Morris (knee) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He has been ruled out for the team's Week 5 game.

RB | Andre Hall | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Denver Broncos RB Andre Hall (wrist) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will play in the team's Week 5 game if he continues to practice this week and does not have any setbacks.

RB | LaMont Jordan | New England Patriots | Injury News
New England Patriots RB LaMont Jordan (foot) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for team's Week 5 game.

RB | Laurence Maroney | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney (shoulder) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for team's Week 5 game.

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White (shoulder) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and his status for Week 5 is uncertain.

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) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for the team's Week 5 game.

RB | Ahman Green | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ahman Green (ankle) will practice this week and he should play as a backup Week 5.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and he appears to have a good chance of playing Week 5. Westbrook said after practice the session went "well, as well as could be expected."

RB | Cedric Benson | Cincinnati Bengals | Depth Chart Tidbit
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis and offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski say they expect RB Cedric Benson to play in the team's Week 5 game. He will be the team's No. 2 running back.

RB | Chris Perry | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Chris Perry (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

RB | Kenny Watson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Kenny Watson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

RB | Willis McGahee | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee (chest) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. The Ravens will limit the contact he receives during practice because of the injury. McGahee said he is day-to-day but should be able to start in the team's Week 5 game.

RB | Travis Henry | Free Agent | Free Agency News
The Associated Press reports free-agent RB Travis Henry (Broncos) has been arrested following an alleged cocaine deal, according to federal authorities. The Drug Enforcement Administration says Henry is being held pending the filing of federal drug charges in federal court Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Denver.

RB | Fred Taylor | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor (hand) should be ready to play in Week 5.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (ankle) should be at full strength for the Jags' Week 5 contest.

RB | Mewelde Moore | Pittsburgh Steelers | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Mewelde Moore probably will be the team's starting running back in their Week 5 game.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed RB Rashard Mendenhall (shoulder) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

RB | Najeh Davenport | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Ed Bouchette and Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, report the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed free-agent RB Najeh Davenport. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

RB | Rudi Johnson | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions RB Rudi Johnson will start the team's Week 5 game against the Chicago Bears.

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith has been removed as the team's starting running back. Smith said he was told by running backs coach Sam Gash Monday, Sept. 29, that RB Rudi Johnson will start the team's Week 5 game.


Fullback

FB | Chris Taylor | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Chris Taylor (quadriceps) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he will likely play Week 5.

FB | Le'Ron McClain | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain had 16 carries for 63 yards with a touchdown during the team's Week 4 game. He also caught three passes for 26 receiving yards during the game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (rest) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1. He said he would make his game debut Week 5.

WR | Bobby Engram | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1.

WR | Justin Gage | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Justin Gage (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and his status for Week 5 is uncertain.

WR | James Jones | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR James Jones (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will play in the team's Week 5 game.

WR | David Patten | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints WR David Patten (groin) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is unknown, but f he does or doesn't practice Thursday, Oct. 2, will give a better indication.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (thumb) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and he will be in a cast for one more week. He is targeting the team's Week 8 game for his return.

WR | Laurent Robinson | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Laurent Robinson (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will not play in the team's Week 5 game.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (hernia) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and appears unlikely to play Week 5.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Bob Baum, of The Associated Press, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (sinus) suffered a fractured sinus in the team's Week 4 game.

WR | Marty Booker | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Marty Booker (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

WR | Brandon Lloyd | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Brandon Lloyd (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His injury is not believed to be serious, and he has a chance to play in the team's Week 5 game.

WR | Matt Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones became the first Jacksonville receiver since Jimmy Smith in 2001 to have five-plus receptions during each of the first four games of the season.

WR | Troy Williamson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Troy Williamson (thigh) is improving in his rehab and is working toward returning to practice before Week 5.

WR | Jerry Porter | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jerry Porter (hamstring) played in Week 4 and should be at full strength for Week 5.

WR | Santonio Holmes | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Santonio Holmes had three receptions for 61 yards with a touchdown during the team's Week 4 game.

WR | Derrick Mason | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason had eight receptions for 137 yards Week 4.


Tight End

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
The San Diego Chargers announced TE Antonio Gates (hip) did not participate in the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints TE Jeremy Shockey (hernia) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and he is two to five weeks away from returning.

TE | L.J. Smith | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith (back) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 1, and is expected to play Week 5.

TE | Randy McMichael | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams TE Randy McMichael (shin) limped off the field twice during Week 4 with what was believed to be an ankle injury. However, it turns out the injury is a broken tibia and McMichael is expected to be sidelined a minimum of six weeks.

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs TE Tony Gonzalez wanted to set the NFL record for receiving yardage for tight ends at Arrowhead Stadium. Gonzalez got within three yards of the record Week 4 and had hoped to have one more pass thrown his way, but the team ran the ball to help protect a lead. Gonzalez said, "It will still be the record, but I'm just a little disappointed by that. Not just a little. I'm highly disappointed. I wish I could have gotten it with a win against the Broncos, a home game, my whole family is there, they were going to do a little ceremony and stop the game and stuff."


Place Kicker

PK | Lawrence Tynes | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. The Giants have not decided whether Tynes will kick in the team's Week 5 game.

PK | Josh Scobee | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars PK Josh Scobee had hit 10 consecutive field goals after misfiring from 37-yards during Week 1. Scobee had had game-winning field goals in each of the past two games.


Defensive Line

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
The San Diego Chargers announced DT Jamal Williams (knee) did not participate in the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

DL | Jyles Tucker | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
The San Diego Chargers announced LB Jyles Tucker (hamstring) did not participate in the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

DL | Casey Hampton | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers DL Casey Hampton (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He has been ruled out for the team's Week 5 game.

DL | John Engelberger | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Denver Broncos DL John Engelberger (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will be monitored throughout the week.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Denver Broncos DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He should be able to play in the team's Week 5 game, barring any setbacks.

DL | Ryan Sims | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Ryan Sims (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and he is questionable for Week 5.

DL | Tank Johnson | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys DL Tank Johnson (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He was rehabbing his ankle on the side during practice.

DL | Darnell Dockett | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Darnell Dockett (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.

DL | Bertrand Berry | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Bertrand Berry (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is listed as day-to-day.

DL | Kelly Gregg | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DT Kelly Gregg (knee) will not play in the team's Week 5 game. Head coach John Harbaugh said the team is sending Gregg's MRI to other doctors. Gregg could be out for a couple of weeks and could miss the rest of the season.

DL | Tommie Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Tommie Harris (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

DL | Tamba Hali | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs DL Tamba Hali (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will play in the team's Week 5 game.

DL | Jason Taylor | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Jason Taylor (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but did do some light agility work. He is not expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.

DL | Aaron Schobel | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills DL Aaron Schobel (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.

DL | Marcus Stroud | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills DL Marcus Stroud (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.

DL | Ray Edwards | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings DE Ray Edwards (shoulder) will likely have his status updated when the team resumes practicing Thursday, Oct. 2. Edwards did not play during Week 4 and was limited in practice last week.


Linebacker

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His injury is not considered to be serious.

LB | Keyaron Fox | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Keyaron Fox (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

LB | Derrick Brooks | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, and should play Week 5.

LB | A.J. Hawk | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

LB | DeMeco Ryans | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB DeMeco Ryans (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he will likely start Week 5.

LB | Dhani Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Dhani Jones (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.

LB | Donnie Edwards | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Donnie Edwards (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game.

LB | E.J. Henderson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (toes) may miss the team's Week 5 game versus the New Orleans Saints because of two dislocated toes on his left foot. The team will not return to practice until Thursday, Oct. 2, and his status for the game is unlikely to come until then.

LB | Jerod Mayo | New England Patriots | Injury News
Christopher L. Gasper, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (wrist) was spotted wearing a cast during practice Monday, Sept. 29, because his wrist was hurt a little last week, according to a league source. The source said Mayo is fine and the wrist will not be an issue.

LB | Will Witherspoon | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams LB Will Witherspoon (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during the team's Week 4 game. Head coach Jim Haslett said Witherspoon should be available for the team's Week 6 game, as the team has a Week 5 bye.

LB | Shaun Phillips | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips (ankle) is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.


Cornerback

CB | Shawntae Spencer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Shawntae Spencer (knee) is out for the season but has yet to be placed on Injured Reserve. He underwent surgery for a torn ACL last week.

CB | Marcus Trufant | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant (hand) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1.

CB | Aqib Talib | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, and should play Week 5.

CB | Will Blackmon | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (quadriceps) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for the team's Week 5 game.

CB | Rashean Mathis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis (shin) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

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, Oct. 1. He likely will play in the team's Week 5 game. The Packers are hoping Woodson can play the next three games, and then get two weeks for his toe to heal over the bye.

CB | Asante Samuel | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Asante Samuel (chest) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

CB | Patrick Surtain | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Patrick Surtain (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

CB | Shawn Springs | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He expects to play in the team's Week 5 game.

CB | Terrence McGee | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills CB Terrence McGee (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game.

CB | Samari Rolle | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (shoulder) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a shoulder injury. He is considered questionable for the team's Week 5 game.

CB | Fakhir Brown | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Jim Thomas, of the St.Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the Washington Redskins are showing interest in free-agent CB Fakhir Brown (Rams).

CB | Tye Hill | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (knee) is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery for torn cartilage in his right knee. Hill suffered the injury in Week 4. He is expected to be sidelined a month.


Strong Safety

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His injury is not considered to be serious.

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, Oct. 1. His status for the team's Week 5 game is uncertain.

SS | Brandon Harrison | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans S Brandon Harrison (shoulder) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 1, and should play Week 5.

SS | Adrian Wilson | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals SS Adrian Wilson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is listed as day-to-day and wants to play in the team's Week 5 game.


Free Safety

FS | Nick Collins | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

FS | Reggie Nelson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars FS Reggie Nelson (knee) was held out of the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

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