Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on November 15, 2012 @ 10:09:31 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jay Cutler | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (concussion) is not expected to practice Thursday, Nov. 15. His usual press conference will also not take place - strong indications that Cutler hasn't been cleared by team doctors to return to the practice field, the first key step in hopes of him starting in Week 11.

QB | Nick Foles | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles said he is ready to start if QB Michael Vick (concussion) is unable to play in Week 11, as expected. "I'm ready," Foles said. "I'm excited to just play again. Like I said before, my prayers are with Mike, I just want Mike to be healthy. But it's my time to go out there and just play and do everything I can for this team and help in any way possible." Foles ran the first-team offense in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger's (shoulder, ribs) condition is rare because he won't be able to play until his injury is fully healed. Otherwise, his rib injury could press on his aorta and kill him. Both his shoulder and rib injury occurred on the same play in Week 10, and the dislocation of his first rib is the more serious injury of the two.

QB | Robert Griffin III | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (rib) said he's fine in regards to his rib injury suffered in Week 9. He says he is hungrier coming off the bye week.

QB | Brady Quinn | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs QB Brady Quinn (head) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

QB | Tim Tebow | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets QB Tim Tebow (ribs), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), C Nick Mangold (ankle, thumb), OG Brandon Moore (hip), OG Matt Slauson (knee), DT Mike DeVito (finger), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), DT Damon Harrison (thumb), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), FS LaRon Landry (heel) and FS Eric Smith (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

QB | Alex Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith (concussion) has passed concussion tests this week and is currently on track to start against the Chicago Bears in Week 11 Monday, Nov. 19.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (back) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

QB | Blaine Gabbert | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.


Running Back

RB | DeMarco Murray | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray (foot) is in full uniform at practice Thursday, Nov. 15; however, it remains to be seen how much he will do.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
When Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (ankle) suffered his ankle injury in Week 9, the team felt that it would keep him out of the lineup for two to four weeks.

RB | Chris Ivory | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Chris Ivory believes he should remain in the starting lineup despite the return of RB Darren Sproles (hand) to practice. Ivory was asked Wednesday, Nov. 14, if he thought the last two weeks would make coaches think twice about sending him back to the bench. The Saints nearly doubled their rushing average the past two weeks without Sproles (72.6 yards per game through seven games, 144 yards per game the last two). "Yeah, they would," Ivory said. "But I think as long as I'm doing the right things and get a plus on the plays that I get, I think that just helps me out and allows them to give that much more trust in me."

RB | Taiwan Jones | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen indicated Wednesday, Nov. 14, that if RBs Darren McFadden (ankle) and Mike Goodson (ankle) are out again, the rotation in the backfield in Week 11 will be similar to last weekend against the Baltimore Ravens. FB Marcel Reece had 13 carries, while RB Jeremy Stewart had seven rushes and RB Taiwan Jones had two carries.

RB | Ryan Mathews | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (neck) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

RB | Joe McKnight | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Joe McKnight (ankle), DT Sione Pouha (ankle, back) and LB Bart Scott (toe) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

RB | Bilal Powell | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (concussion) and WR Stephen Hill (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

RB | Ben Tate | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DT Shaun Cody (ribs, back), LB Tim Dobbins (shoulder), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (hamstring) and WR Kevin Walter (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles') fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

RB | Ray Rice | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice (toe) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

RB | Donald Brown | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Donald Brown (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

RB | Chris Polk | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles RB Chris Polk (toe) has been ruled out of the team's Week 11 game.

RB | C.J. Spiller | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and is listed as probable for Week 11.

RB | Fred Jackson | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (concussion), DE Mark Anderson (knee), DE Chris Kelsay (neck) and CB Aaron Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and have been ruled out for Week 11.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, but was riding a bike off to the side.

RB | Isaac Redman | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Isaac Redman said he expects RBs Jonathan Dwyer (quadriceps) and Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles') to be active for Week 11 in addition to himself.

RB | Jonathan Dwyer | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Isaac Redman said he expects RBs Jonathan Dwyer (quadriceps) and Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles') to be active for Week 11 in addition to himself.


Fullback

FB | Marcel Reece | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen indicated Wednesday, Nov. 14, that if RBs Darren McFadden (ankle) and Mike Goodson (ankle) are out again, the rotation in the backfield in Week 11 will be similar to last weekend against the Baltimore Ravens. FB Marcel Reece had 13 carries, while RB Jeremy Stewart had seven rushes and RB Taiwan Jones had two carries.

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys C Ryan Cook (knee), C Phil Costa (ankle), CB Mike Jenkins (back), S Matt Johnson (hamstring), DE Sean Lissemore (ankle) and FB Lawrence Vickers (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

FB | Greg Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars FB Greg Jones (thigh), DB Dwight Lowery (ankle), CB Rashean Mathis (groin) and C Brad Meester (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

FB | John Kuhn | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (thumb), FB John Kuhn (hamstring), LB Terrell Manning (shoulder), TE Andrew Quarless (knee), CB Sam Shields (ankle) and TE Ryan Taylor (chest) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.


Wide Receiver

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) returned to practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

WR | Stephen Hill | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets WR Stephen Hill (illness) and FS LaRon Landry (heel) will not practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

WR | Darrius Heyward-Bey | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (hamstring) was listed as limited practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, because he tweaked his hamstring during the session.

WR | Arrelious Benn | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn (shoulder) was listed as a full participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Santana Moss | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss (head) took part in a full practice session Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Danario Alexander | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Danario Alexander (knee) said his left knee, which he's undergone five surgeries on dating back to sophomore year in college, feels just as good as his right knee these days. He has eight catches for 195 yards and a touchdown in his last two games with the Chargers, and he started over WR Robert Meachem in Week 10.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (foot) was making cuts in practice while running routes Wednesday, Nov. 14, which is a "big plus." He has a chance to play in Week 11.

WR | Jonathan Baldwin | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs OL Jon Asamoah (thumb), WR Jonathan Baldwin (head, neck) and TE Jake O'Connell (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Jeremy Kerley | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets WR Jeremy Kerley (heel) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Austin Pettis | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Austin Pettis (toe), DE Eugene Sims (knee) and S Darian Stewart (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Dwayne Bowe | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe (thigh) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Kevin Walter | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DT Shaun Cody (ribs, back), LB Tim Dobbins (shoulder), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (hamstring) and WR Kevin Walter (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Brandon Lloyd | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Brandon Lloyd (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Torrey Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith (chest) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Jacoby Jones | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Jacoby Jones (ankle), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and G Bobbie Williams (ankle) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Titus Young | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Titus Young (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (thumb), FB John Kuhn (hamstring), LB Terrell Manning (shoulder), TE Andrew Quarless (knee), CB Sam Shields (ankle) and TE Ryan Taylor (chest) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (back) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Brian Hartline | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins WR Brian Hartline (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and is listed as probable for Week 11.

WR | Jabar Gaffney | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins WR Jabar Gaffney (knee) and TE Jeron Mastrud (hamstring) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and are listed as questionable for Week 11.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

WR | Antonio Brown | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown (ankle) said he will not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and Thursday, Nov. 15, and will be evaluated Friday, Nov. 16.


Tight End

TE | Brandon Myers | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders TE Brandon Myers (concussion) passed his concussion test, but he was still listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (back) was limited in Wednesday, Nov. 14.

TE | Aaron Hernandez | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

TE | Rob Gronkowski | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (hip) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.


Place Kicker

PK | Sebastian Janikowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski (groin) took part in a limited practice session Wednesday, Nov. 14.

PK | Jason Hanson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions PK Jason Hanson (foot) and LB Ashlee Palmer (chest) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Jamon Meredith | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Jamon Meredith (ankle) is not practicing Thursday, Nov. 15.

OT | Khalif Barnes | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Updating previous items, Oakland Raiders OT Khalif Barnes (groin) is expected to start at right tackle in Week 11, replacing struggling OT Willie Smith.

OT | Jared Gaither | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers LB Antwan Barnes (hamstring), DT Aubrayo Franklin (knee) and OT Jared Gaither (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OT | Sebastian Vollmer | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), DE Trevor Scott (hamstring), DT Ron Brace (elbow), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Brandon Spikes (knee), LB Tracy White (foot), CB Malcolm Williams (thigh), SS Patrick Chung (shoulder, hamstring) and SS Steve Gregory (hip) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OT | Max Starks | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Chris Carter (abdomen), T Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (shoulder), S Troy Polamalu (calf) and T Max Starks (ankle) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OT | Marcus Gilbert | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Chris Carter (abdomen), T Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (shoulder), S Troy Polamalu (calf) and T Max Starks (ankle) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OT | Winston Justice | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts C Samson Satele (back), OT Winston Justice (knee) and LB Robert Mathis (back) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OT | T.J. Lang | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers OG T.J. Lang (elbow, wrist), TE DJ Williams (hamstring) and DE Jerel Worthy (concussion) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OT | Zach Strief | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints OT Zach Strief (groin), DE Junior Galette (ankle) and SS Corey White (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.


Guard

OG | Chris Kuper | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos OG Chris Kuper (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and he appears unlikely to play in Week 11.

OG | Jeremy Zuttah | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Michael Bennett (shoulder) and OG Jeremy Zuttah (shoulder) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OG | Ryan Cook | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys C Ryan Cook (knee), C Phil Costa (ankle), CB Mike Jenkins (back), S Matt Johnson (hamstring), DE Sean Lissemore (ankle) and FB Lawrence Vickers (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OG | Jon Asamoah | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs OL Jon Asamoah (thumb), WR Jonathan Baldwin (head, neck) and TE Jake O'Connell (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OG | Logan Mankins | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back) and OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OG | Dan Connolly | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (back) and OG Logan Mankins (ankle, calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OG | Marshal Yanda | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens CB Jimmy Smith (abdominal) and G Marshal Yanda (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OG | Danny Watkins | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles S Kurt Coleman (back), LB Akeem Jordan (thumb), LB Mychal Kendricks (foot) and OG Danny Watkins (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

OG | Andy Levitre | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Easley (shoulder), WR Brad Smith (hamstring), C Eric Wood (knee), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Chris Hairston (knee), DE Spencer Johnson (ankle), DE Mario Williams (wrist, knee), DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle), DT Marcell Dareus (shoulder, hamstring), CB Leodis McKelvin (groin), CB Justin Rogers (knee) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (hand) are listed as probable for Week 11. Searcy and Mario Williams fully participated in practice while the other players were limited.

OG | Mackenzy Bernadeau | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys C Ryan Cook (knee) is not practicing Wednesday, Nov. 14. OG Mackenzy Bernadeau is taking the first-team snaps at center.


Defensive Line

DL | Corey Williams | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions FS Louis Delmas (knee), SS Amari Spievey (concussion) and DT Corey Williams (knee) are not practicing Thursday, Nov. 15.

DL | Elvis Dumervil | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil (shoulder) is listed as day-to-day, according to head coach John Fox, after missing practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Michael Bennett | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Michael Bennett (shoulder) and OG Jeremy Zuttah (shoulder) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Richard Seymour | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders SS Tyvon Branch (neck), FS Matt Giordano (concussion) and DT Richard Seymour (hamstring, knee) were each unable to practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Shea McClellin | Chicago Bears | Injury
It's unknown if Chicago Bears DE Shea McClellin (concussion) will be able to play in Week 11 against the San Francisco 49ers. If he can't play, DEs Cheta Ozougwu could fill in, as he's been impressive in practices. DT Henry Melton is another option, but the Bears prefer not to move him outside.

DL | Aubrayo Franklin | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers LB Antwan Barnes (hamstring), DT Aubrayo Franklin (knee) and OT Jared Gaither (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Jay Ratliff | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys LB Dan Connor (neck) and DT Jay Ratliff (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Dontari Poe | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs TE Steve Maneri (ankle) and T Dontari Poe (knee) were both limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Kenrick Ellis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets QB Tim Tebow (ribs), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), C Nick Mangold (ankle, thumb), OG Brandon Moore (hip), OG Matt Slauson (knee), DT Mike DeVito (finger), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), DT Damon Harrison (thumb), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), FS LaRon Landry (heel) and FS Eric Smith (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Sione Pouha | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Joe McKnight (ankle), DT Sione Pouha (ankle, back) and LB Bart Scott (toe) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Eugene Sims | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Austin Pettis (toe), DE Eugene Sims (knee) and S Darian Stewart (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Ahtyba Rubin | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns CB Joe Haden (oblique), DL Ahtyba Rubin (calf) and DB Buster Skrine (ankle) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Phil Taylor | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (wrist), LB D'Qwell Jackson (calf), WR Mohamed Massaquoi (hamstring), DE Frostee Rucker (shoulder), DL Phil Taylor (chest, ankle), DB Ray Ventrone (hand, calf) and DB T.J. Ward (hand) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Antonio D. Smith | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DT Shaun Cody (ribs, back), LB Tim Dobbins (shoulder), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (hamstring) and WR Kevin Walter (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Shaun Cody | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DT Shaun Cody (ribs, back), LB Tim Dobbins (shoulder), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (hamstring) and WR Kevin Walter (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Brett Keisel | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Chris Carter (abdomen), T Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (shoulder), S Troy Polamalu (calf) and T Max Starks (ankle) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Haloti Ngata | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Jacoby Jones (ankle), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and G Bobbie Williams (ankle) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Pernell McPhee | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Jacoby Jones (ankle), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and G Bobbie Williams (ankle) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Calais Campbell | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals DE Calais Campbell (calf) and QB Kevin Kolb (ribs) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Devon Still | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones (knee), DT Devon Still (back), CB Adam Jones (calf) and FS Reggie Nelson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Jerel Worthy | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers OG T.J. Lang (elbow, wrist), TE DJ Williams (hamstring) and DE Jerel Worthy (concussion) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Jonathan Babineaux | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (back), DT Jonathan Babineaux (thigh), WR Harry Douglas (ankle), LB Stephen Nicholas (groin) and DT Vance Walker (ribs) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

DL | Paul Soliai | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins WR Marlon Moore (neck), C Mike Pouncey (knee, ankle), DE Olivier Vernon (knee), DT Tony McDaniel (knee), DT Paul Soliai (ankle, elbow), LB Karlos Dansby (biceps) and LB Koa Misi (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and are listed as probable for Week 11.

DL | Mario Williams | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Easley (shoulder), WR Brad Smith (hamstring), C Eric Wood (knee), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Chris Hairston (knee), DE Spencer Johnson (ankle), DE Mario Williams (wrist, knee), DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle), DT Marcell Dareus (shoulder, hamstring), CB Leodis McKelvin (groin), CB Justin Rogers (knee) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (hand) are listed as probable for Week 11. Searcy and Mario Williams fully participated in practice while the other players were limited.

DL | Marcell Dareus | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Easley (shoulder), WR Brad Smith (hamstring), C Eric Wood (knee), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Chris Hairston (knee), DE Spencer Johnson (ankle), DE Mario Williams (wrist, knee), DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle), DT Marcell Dareus (shoulder, hamstring), CB Leodis McKelvin (groin), CB Justin Rogers (knee) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (hand) are listed as probable for Week 11. Searcy and Mario Williams fully participated in practice while the other players were limited.

DL | Mark Anderson | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (concussion), DE Mark Anderson (knee), DE Chris Kelsay (neck) and CB Aaron Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and have been ruled out for Week 11.


Defensive End

DE | Cliff Avril | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions DE Cliff Avril (concussion) returned to practice Thursday, Nov. 15.


Linebacker

LB | Melvin Ingram | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers CB Chris Carr (knee), OG Tyronne Green (ribs) and LB Melvin Ingram (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Sean Weatherspoon | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon (ankle) made progress in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and started running. "He moved around. We'll ramp that up (Thursday) and see how he feels in the morning," head coach Mike Smith said. "Then, we'll determine what his workload will be for (Thursday)."

LB | Dan Connor | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys LB Dan Connor (neck) and DT Jay Ratliff (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Calvin Pace | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets QB Tim Tebow (ribs), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), C Nick Mangold (ankle, thumb), OG Brandon Moore (hip), OG Matt Slauson (knee), DT Mike DeVito (finger), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), DT Damon Harrison (thumb), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), FS LaRon Landry (heel) and FS Eric Smith (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Bart Scott | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets RB Joe McKnight (ankle), DT Sione Pouha (ankle, back) and LB Bart Scott (toe) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Jerod Mayo | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (hand), DT Kyle Love (knee) and LB Jerod Mayo (elbow) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Brandon Spikes | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), DE Trevor Scott (hamstring), DT Ron Brace (elbow), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Brandon Spikes (knee), LB Tracy White (foot), CB Malcolm Williams (thigh), SS Patrick Chung (shoulder, hamstring) and SS Steve Gregory (hip) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Dont'a Hightower | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), DE Trevor Scott (hamstring), DT Ron Brace (elbow), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Brandon Spikes (knee), LB Tracy White (foot), CB Malcolm Williams (thigh), SS Patrick Chung (shoulder, hamstring) and SS Steve Gregory (hip) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | D'Qwell Jackson | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (wrist), LB D'Qwell Jackson (calf), WR Mohamed Massaquoi (hamstring), DE Frostee Rucker (shoulder), DL Phil Taylor (chest, ankle), DB Ray Ventrone (hand, calf) and DB T.J. Ward (hand) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Tim Dobbins | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DT Shaun Cody (ribs, back), LB Tim Dobbins (shoulder), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (hamstring) and WR Kevin Walter (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Bradie James | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans DB Alan Ball (ankle), SS Quintin Demps (thumb, forearm, toe), LB Bradie James (thumb), WR Lestar Jean (knee), CB Brice McCain (knee), LB Jesse Nading (foot), OG Wade Smith (knee) and QB T.J. Yates (elbow) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Desmond Bishop | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Desmond Bishop (hamstring) said his hamstring has gotten stronger during rehab and is starting to regain flexibility. He said he hopes to be completely recovered by some point in February.

LB | Terrell Suggs | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens S Sean Considine (knee, chest), LB Dannell Ellerbe (finger), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder, leg, neck), LB Terrell Suggs (ankle) and LB Courtney Upshaw (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts C Samson Satele (back), OT Winston Justice (knee) and LB Robert Mathis (back) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Vontaze Burfict | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals C Jeff Faine (hamstring), LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow), CB Nate Clements (knee) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Stephen Nicholas | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (back), DT Jonathan Babineaux (thigh), WR Harry Douglas (ankle), LB Stephen Nicholas (groin) and DT Vance Walker (ribs) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Mychal Kendricks | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles S Kurt Coleman (back), LB Akeem Jordan (thumb), LB Mychal Kendricks (foot) and OG Danny Watkins (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Karlos Dansby | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins WR Marlon Moore (neck), C Mike Pouncey (knee, ankle), DE Olivier Vernon (knee), DT Tony McDaniel (knee), DT Paul Soliai (ankle, elbow), LB Karlos Dansby (biceps) and LB Koa Misi (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and are listed as probable for Week 11.

LB | Thomas Davis | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers DE Antwan Applewhite (hamstring), LB Thomas Davis (non-injury), DT Dwan Edwards (ankle), T Jordan Gross (non-injury) and T Geoff Hangartner (knee) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

LB | Clay Matthews | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said LB Clay Matthews (hamstring) will not play Week 11 and his status for Week 12 is uncertain at this point.

LB | Omar Gaither | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders have signed free-agent LB Omar Gaither (Texans). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team placed LB Travis Goethel (knee) on Injured Reserve.


Cornerback

CB | Chris Houston | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (ankle) returned to practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

CB | Jimmy Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens CB Jimmy Smith (groin) had successful groin surgery in Philadelphia. He is expected to return before the end of the season.

CB | Eric Wright | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Eric Wright (Achilles') was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

CB | Tracy Porter | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil (shoulder) and CB Tracy Porter (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

CB | Rashean Mathis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars FB Greg Jones (thigh), DB Dwight Lowery (ankle), CB Rashean Mathis (groin) and C Brad Meester (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

CB | Joe Haden | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns CB Joe Haden (oblique), DL Ahtyba Rubin (calf) and DB Buster Skrine (ankle) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

CB | Ike Taylor | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Curtis Brown (quadriceps), S Ryan Clark (concussion) and CB Ike Taylor (illness) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

CB | Nate Clements | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals C Jeff Faine (hamstring), LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow), CB Nate Clements (knee) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

CB | Adam Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones (knee), DT Devon Still (back), CB Adam Jones (calf) and FS Reggie Nelson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

CB | Sam Shields | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (thumb), FB John Kuhn (hamstring), LB Terrell Manning (shoulder), TE Andrew Quarless (knee), CB Sam Shields (ankle) and TE Ryan Taylor (chest) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

CB | Leodis McKelvin | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Easley (shoulder), WR Brad Smith (hamstring), C Eric Wood (knee), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Chris Hairston (knee), DE Spencer Johnson (ankle), DE Mario Williams (wrist, knee), DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle), DT Marcell Dareus (shoulder, hamstring), CB Leodis McKelvin (groin), CB Justin Rogers (knee) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (hand) are listed as probable for Week 11. Searcy and Mario Williams fully participated in practice while the other players were limited.

CB | Aaron Williams | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (concussion), DE Mark Anderson (knee), DE Chris Kelsay (neck) and CB Aaron Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14, and have been ruled out for Week 11.


Strong Safety

SS | Erik Coleman | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions SS Erik Coleman (eye) returned to practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

SS | Amari Spievey | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions FS Louis Delmas (knee), SS Amari Spievey (concussion) and DT Corey Williams (knee) are not practicing Thursday, Nov. 15.

SS | Tyvon Branch | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders SS Tyvon Branch (neck), FS Matt Giordano (concussion) and DT Richard Seymour (hamstring, knee) were each unable to practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

SS | Jim Leonhard | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos S Jim Leonhard (calf) and DT Kevin Vickerson (thigh) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

SS | Atari Bigby | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers S Atari Bigby (quadriceps) and P Mike Scifres (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

SS | Dwight Lowery | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars FB Greg Jones (thigh), DB Dwight Lowery (ankle), CB Rashean Mathis (groin) and C Brad Meester (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

SS | Patrick Chung | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back, knee), DE Trevor Scott (hamstring), DT Ron Brace (elbow), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), LB Brandon Spikes (knee), LB Tracy White (foot), CB Malcolm Williams (thigh), SS Patrick Chung (shoulder, hamstring) and SS Steve Gregory (hip) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Chris Carter (abdomen), T Marcus Gilbert (ankle), DE Brett Keisel (shoulder), S Troy Polamalu (calf) and T Max Starks (ankle) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

SS | Bernard Pollard | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens S Sean Considine (knee, chest), LB Dannell Ellerbe (finger), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder, leg, neck), LB Terrell Suggs (ankle) and LB Courtney Upshaw (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

SS | Taylor Mays | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals C Jeff Faine (hamstring), LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow), CB Nate Clements (knee) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

SS | Kurt Coleman | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles S Kurt Coleman (back), LB Akeem Jordan (thumb), LB Mychal Kendricks (foot) and OG Danny Watkins (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.


Free Safety

FS | Louis Delmas | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions FS Louis Delmas (knee), SS Amari Spievey (concussion) and DT Corey Williams (knee) are not practicing Thursday, Nov. 15.

FS | LaRon Landry | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets WR Stephen Hill (illness) and FS LaRon Landry (heel) will not practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

FS | Brandon Meriweather | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins FS Brandon Meriweather (knee) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

FS | T.J. Ward | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (wrist), LB D'Qwell Jackson (calf), WR Mohamed Massaquoi (hamstring), DE Frostee Rucker (shoulder), DL Phil Taylor (chest, ankle), DB Ray Ventrone (hand, calf) and DB T.J. Ward (hand) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

FS | Kerry Rhodes | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals S Kerry Rhodes (back) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 14.

FS | Ryan Clark | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Curtis Brown (quadriceps), S Ryan Clark (concussion) and CB Ike Taylor (illness) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

FS | Ed Reed | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens S Sean Considine (knee, chest), LB Dannell Ellerbe (finger), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder, leg, neck), LB Terrell Suggs (ankle) and LB Courtney Upshaw (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

FS | Reggie Nelson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones (knee), DT Devon Still (back), CB Adam Jones (calf) and FS Reggie Nelson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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