Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 13, 2011 @ 09:38:43 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (foot) is feeling much better following the team's Week 5 game. Roethlisberger felt great Monday, Oct. 10, and Tuesday, Oct. 11. "I felt a lot better this Monday than the week before," Roethlisberger said. "Usually Monday and Tuesday are the most painful days but it felt really good this week. I found a bruise on my leg but I don't know where it came from." Roethlisberger said he will modify the protective shoe he wore on his left foot, but that the team's Week 6 game might be the last time he wears a special shoe.

QB | Tim Tebow | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
The Denver Broncos could see more shotgun and spread formations with QB Tim Tebow at the helm; however, the team needs to be cognizant of the recent gains it has made running the football and find a balance. "We're not going to change everything we're doing just because he's playing," offensive coordinator Mike McCoy said of Tebow.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Donovan McNabb said Wednesday, Oct. 12, that the talk about his throwing motion, footwork and mechanics is getting out of hand. "This whole mechanics thing is getting out of hand," McNabb said. "Everybody works on mechanics, no matter what position you play. I'm all about winning. I'm not about numbers."

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford said he doesn't care about flashy statistics. "I could care less (about stats)," Stafford said. "I want to win games. If we're ahead in the fourth quarter and I'm handing it off every time, that's freakin' awesome to me; I love it. Let's keep doing that. If I've got to throw 400 to win, I'll throw 400 to win. I just want to do what's best for his team."

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said Wednesday, Oct. 12, that he hopes QB Matt Schaub (shoulder, thigh) can return to practice Thursday, Oct. 13.

QB | Cam Newton | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday, Oct. 12, that the team would like to "whittle down" the number of carries for QB Cam Newton, who has averaged eight rushes per game this season.

QB | Terrelle Pryor | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor practiced Wednesday, Oct. 12, with his teammates for the first time since his five-game suspension ended. "He talks," QB Jason Campbell said. "He's really quiet but, at the same time, he still talks. He'll come up with suggestions. He'll write it on the board - 'I think we should do this on the play.' So I said, 'What are you our consultant now?'"

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick supported head coach Andy Reid publicly Wednesday, Oct. 12. "I know it's not Coach's fault," Vick said of the team's 1-4 start. "It's not Coach's fault. Coach can't go out and hold onto the ball. Coach can't throw the ball down the field. Can't go out there and do it, he can only give us what we need. The recipe for victory and that's what we need."

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (ribs) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

QB | Kerry Collins | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Kerry Collins (concussion) and OG Ryan Diem (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (neck) has been ruled out of Week 6.

QB | Alex Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith has the third best passer rating in the NFL (104.1) and has thrown seven touchdown passes against just one interception through the first five weeks. RB Frank Gore averaged just 2.4 yards per tote in the first three weeks of the season, but in the last two games he has gone over 125 yards and averaged 7.3 yards per carry.

QB | Josh Freeman | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman has just three touchdown passes in 178 passing attempts after five weeks this season.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck has 1,414 yards after the first five games and is averaging 282.8 yards per game through the air, which is 34.9 yards higher than any of his other 12 seasons through the first give games of the season.


Running Back

RB | Ryan Mathews | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said he would like to see RB Ryan Mathews (calf, wrist) receive 16-20 carries, in addition to four or five more touches in the passing game, in the team's Week 7 game following their bye.

RB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham is expected to have a chance to contribute from the tailback position in Week 6 against the New Orleans Saints. "You guys know Earnest has done everything for us," QB Josh Freeman said. "Whether it's playing fullback, being the third down back and now this week he's going to get the majority of the reps, the majority of the carries. I mean, he's done it before...he's a guy we know can get it done."

RB | LeGarrette Blount | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount (knee) is unlikely to play in Week 6 against the New Orleans Saints. He did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12, as he continues to nurse a left knee injury suffered in Week 5.

RB | Mike Tolbert | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Mike Tolbert (concussion) was medically cleared, and he is expected to practice Monday, Oct. 17.

RB | Ryan Torain | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan declined to name a starting running back for the Week 6 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, although he sounded like he might be leaning toward RB Ryan Torain. "Nice to have (Torain) back at full speed. Everyone saw what he did against the Rams," Shanahan said. "Hopefully he can stay at that level."

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (undisclosed) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | Brian Leonard | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals CB Kelly Jennings (hamstring), TE Donald Lee (groin), RB Brian Leonard (groin) and WR Ryan Whalen (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | Danny Woodhead | New England Patriots | Injury
Updating a previous report, New England Patriots RB Danny Woodhead (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | BenJarvus Green-Ellis | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (toe) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | Arian Foster | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans RB Arian Foster (quadriceps) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | Ben Tate | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Mike Brisiel (ankle, knee), LB Tim Dobbins (hamstring), CB Brandon Harris (hamstring), WR Bryant Johnson (hamstring), CB Brice McCain (hamstring, concussion), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring, knee), DL Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (groin, Achilles') and RB Derrick Ward (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | Tim Hightower | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Tim Hightower (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | Mewelde Moore | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), DL Casey Hampton (shoulder), LB James Harrison (eye), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), DL Aaron Smith (foot), WR Hines Ward (undisclosed) and LB Jason Worilds (quadriceps) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith has the third best passer rating in the NFL (104.1) and has thrown seven touchdown passes against just one interception through the first five weeks. RB Frank Gore averaged just 2.4 yards per tote in the first three weeks of the season, but in the last two games he has gone over 125 yards and averaged 7.3 yards per carry.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams is averaging just under 100 yards at 98.5 in the last two games. The last time Williams posted a 100-plus effort in a game before this year was in Week 10 of 2009.

RB | Matt Forte | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte has averaged 88.0 yards per game on the ground and 69.0 yards per game through the air, which if he keeps up the pace, would let him join former RBs Marshall Faulk and Roger Craig as the only rushers in NFL history to gain 1,000-plus yards rushing and receiving in a single year.

RB | Willis McGahee | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Willis McGahee ranks fourth in the league with 384 total rushing yards. He is averaging 4.5 yards per carry through the first five games with Denver.

RB | Ray Rice | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice has averaged 74.3 yards per game on the ground and 60.5 yards per game through the air, which if he keeps up the pace, would let him join former RBs Marshall Faulk and Roger Craig as the only rushers in NFL history to gain 1,000-plus yards rushing and receiving in a single year.

RB | C.J. Spiller | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller has caught just six passes for 16 yards after five weeks of the season. He is averaging just 2.7 yards per catch, which ranks him 326th in the league in that category.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (hamstring) said he expects to fully practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Fullback

FB | James Casey | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans FB James Casey (chest) remains day to day. He did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12, but he was able to run on the side. Head coach Gary Kubiak said Casey is likely a weekend decision.

FB | Marcel Reece | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Rock Cartwright (calf), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), TE Richard Gordon (hand), LB Rolando McClain (ankle), RB Marcel Reece (ankle) and DL Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

FB | Darrel Young | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins RB Darrel Young (hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dwayne Bowe | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe is off to the best start of his career with 23 catches for 420 yards, four touchdowns and an 18.3-yard average. Bowe is hoping his numbers will lead to a new contract; his expires after the 2011 season. "My job is to make plays, and let my agent and the people upstairs talk," Bowe said. "When I'm on the field, that's my talk."

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson (hamstring) was running at a decent pace during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12. He was not making any cuts, however. Johnson may need one more week before he returns to the field.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian refused to discuss his deactivation in Week 5, reportedly due to a disciplinary reason. "That's old news," Berrian said. "I'm already over it. Can't do nothing about it now." He also said he believes his standing on the team, and chemisty with QB Donovan McNabb, is fine.

WR | Earl Bennett | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (chest), OT Gabe Carimi (knee) and DL Matt Toeaina (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Oct. 12, and they're expected to sit in Week 6 against the Minnesota Vikings.

WR | Derrick Mason | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Houston Texans WR Derrick Mason said Wednesday, Oct. 12, that he plans to make his team debut in Week 6 against the Baltimore Ravens. He said he'll be studying his playbook "all night tonight, tomorrow morning, all the way up until Sunday" to be ready to play.

WR | Juaquin Iglesias | Houston Texans | Transaction, Free Agents
The Houston Texans signed free-agents WR Juaquin Iglesias (Bears) and LB Thaddeus Gibson (Redskins) to the practice squad Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Jeremy Kerley | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets WR Jeremy Kerley said he found about the trade of WR Derrick Mason to the Houston Texans via Twitter Tuesday, Oct. 11. He feels he is ready for an increase role as the third receiver. "Definitely," Kerley said. "Camp was tough and I got through that and I feel like it helped me out. I'm definitely ready."

WR | Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith has already ruled out WR Julio Jones (hamstring) for Week 6, but he continues to work out. "Again, he was out today working with our athletic performance staff and actually out there running," Smith said. "That's a very good sign."

WR | Harry Douglas | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said Wednesday, Oct. 12, that WR Harry Douglas won't necessarily be a full-time player in Week 6 despite WR Julio Jones (hamstring) not playing. "It will be a rotation. (WR Eric Weems) will get snaps. (WR Kerry Meier) will get snaps," Smith said. "One man's misfortune, I've said many times, is another guy's opportunity."

WR | Joshua Morgan | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said Wednesday, Oct. 12, that the team wants to re-sign WR Joshua Morgan (knee). His contract expires after this season, and he was placed on the Injured Reserve list earlier in the day. "Yes, we've told him that," Harbaugh said. "And we'll make that a priority."

WR | Demaryius Thomas | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
The Denver Broncos expected WR Demaryius Thomas (finger) and TE Julius Thomas (ankle) to resume practicing after the team's bye in Week 6.

WR | Eddie Royal | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos WR Eddie Royal (groin) was able to return for the final practice Wednesday, Oct. 12, before the players are dismissed for the bye week. He has not been on the field since suffering a groin injury in Week 2 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

WR | Cecil Shorts | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts was returning punts in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Joshua Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, despite being limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12, Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (knee) said he'll be ready in Week 6 against the Oakland Raiders. Cribbs also expects to be ready to return kicks.

WR | Jason Avant | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jason Avant called a players-only meeting Wednesday, Oct. 12, and he would not discuss what the team talked about. "That stays in-house," Avant said.

WR | Ted Ginn Jr. | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers WR Ted Ginn Jr. (finger) was listed as a full participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12. He is expected to start in Week 6 against the Detroit Lions.

WR | Michael Crabtree | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree (feet) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Braylon Edwards | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers CB Tramaine Brock (hand), WR Braylon Edwards (knee) and FB Moran Norris (fibula) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12, and they are expected to miss Week 6 against the Detroit Lions.

WR | Sammie Stroughter | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (ankle), DL Gerald McCoy (ankle), TE Luke Stocker (knee) and WR Sammie Stroughter (foot) were unable to practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Devery Henderson | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints WR Devery Henderson (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (thigh) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Louis Murphy | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Jason Campbell (foot), S Matt Giordano (concussion, groin), S Michael Mitchell (knee), WR Louis Murphy (groin) and TE Brandon Myers (ribs) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin (ribs) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Julian Edelman | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots WRs Julian Edelman (ankle) and Matt Slater (ribs), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back), DT Albert Haynesworth (back), CBs Leigh Bodden (thumb) and Ras-I Dowling (hip) and SS Sergio Brown (chest) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Donald Jones | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Donald Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Demetrius Bell (shoulder), DT Kyle Williams (foot), LBs Chris Kelsay (calf) and Shawne Merriman (shoulder), CB Aaron Williams (chest) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Jacoby Jones | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans CB Jason Allen (knee, groin), OG Thomas Austin (knee), C Kareem Jackson (knee) and WR Jacoby Jones (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Bryant Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Mike Brisiel (ankle, knee), LB Tim Dobbins (hamstring), CB Brandon Harris (hamstring), WR Bryant Johnson (hamstring), CB Brice McCain (hamstring, concussion), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring, knee), DL Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (groin, Achilles') and RB Derrick Ward (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Lee Evans | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens RB Anthony Allen (thigh), LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh), WR Lee Evans (ankle), OG Ben Grubbs (toe), S Haruki Nakamura (knee), WR David Reed (shoulder) and S Tom Zbikowski (head) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Anthony Armstrong | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Anthony Armstrong (hamstring), CB Phillip Buchanon (neck) and TE Chris Cooley (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Steve E. Smith | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), WR Jason Avant (hip), OT Winston Justice (knee), WR Steve E. Smith (knee) and DL Darryl Tapp (pectoral) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), DL Casey Hampton (shoulder), LB James Harrison (eye), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), DL Aaron Smith (foot), WR Hines Ward (undisclosed) and LB Jason Worilds (quadriceps) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

WR | Doug Baldwin | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin had eight catches for 136 yards and a touchdown in Week 5 against the Minnesota Vikings as WR Sidney Rice was double-teamed. Baldwin ranks third among rookies in catches and receiving yards after Week 5.

WR | David Anderson | Free Agent | Transaction
The Houston Texans have released WR David Anderson.

WR | Trindon Holliday | Houston Texans | Transaction, Free Agents
The Houston Texans have signed free-agent WR Trindon Holliday (Texans). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Pierre Garcon has four touchdowns and 271 yards in just two games since the team made QB Curtis Painter the starting quarterback.

WR | A.J. Green | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green is leading all rookie wideouts with 402 yards and is tied with Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith with three touchdowns after five weeks of play.

WR | Greg Little | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Greg Little is tied for second on the team in catches with 14 and ranks fourth in yards with 131 in his rookie season after five games. Over the last two games, only TE Benjamin Watson has more catches with 11, compared to Little's nine grabs.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Wes Welker is averaging 148 receiving yards per game after five weeks of the season. Only two receivers in the history of the NFL have averaged 120 yards or more per game when the season finished. Those receivers were Wes Chandler (129.0) and Charley Hennigan (124.7).

WR | Mike Williams | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn said the offense has played against a lot of Cover 2 defenses with two high safeties this season, which has taken away several intermediate and deep pass options during games. WR Mike Williams' longest reception of the season is 22 yards.


Tight End

TE | Luke Stocker | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (ankle), DL Gerald McCoy (ankle), TE Luke Stocker (knee) and WR Sammie Stroughter (foot) were unable to practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

TE | Kellen Winslow | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow (non-injury related) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12. He is usually held out of mid-week practices as a precaution.

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez (elbow) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

TE | Aaron Hernandez | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

TE | Michael Hoomanawanui | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams TE Michael Hoomanawanui (head) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Anthony Armstrong (hamstring), CB Phillip Buchanon (neck) and TE Chris Cooley (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

TE | Rob Housler | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals TE Rob Housler has caught passes in two straight games for the team after catching three passes for 25 yards in the team's Week 5 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.


Place Kicker

PK | David Buehler | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys OG Kyle Kosier (foot) and PK David Buehler (groin) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Gabe Carimi | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (chest), OT Gabe Carimi (knee) and DL Matt Toeaina (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Oct. 12, and they're expected to sit in Week 6 against the Minnesota Vikings.

OT | Adam Snyder | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers OG Adam Snyder (forearm) is capable of playing on the left side, and he might be needed there in Week 6 if OG Mike Iupati (knee) cannot play.

OT | D'Anthony Batiste | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Wednesday, Oct. 12, that he was pleased with the play of OT D'Anthony Batiste in Week 5 against the Minnesota Vikings. He came on for an injured OG Daryn Colledge (concussion). "D'Anthony didn't get a lot of reps (at guard), we threw him in there and he did a good job. I am impressed with that," Whisenhunt said. "It always makes you feel better when you have guys step up and do that." Colledge is expected back in Week 6.

OT | James Lee | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Quincy Black (ankle), LB Zach Diles (hamstring) and OT James Lee (knee) were listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Zach Strief | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints OT Zach Strief (knee) and TE David Thomas (concussion) were unable to participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Eugene Monroe | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Drew Coleman (head), S Courtney Greene (neck), WR Jason Hill (thigh), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (knee), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), TE Zach X. Miller (shoulder), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), LB Clint Session (elbow) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Tony Pashos | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (knee), OT Tony Pashos (ankle) and LB Titus Brown (ankle) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Sebastian Vollmer | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots WRs Julian Edelman (ankle) and Matt Slater (ribs), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back), DT Albert Haynesworth (back), CBs Leigh Bodden (thumb) and Ras-I Dowling (hip) and SS Sergio Brown (chest) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Demetrius Bell | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Donald Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Demetrius Bell (shoulder), DT Kyle Williams (foot), LBs Chris Kelsay (calf) and Shawne Merriman (shoulder), CB Aaron Williams (chest) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Ryan Diem | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Kerry Collins (concussion) and OG Ryan Diem (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Anthony Castonzo | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OT Anthony Castonzo (ankle), DL Dwight Freeney (rest), DL Drake Nevis (back) and CB Jerraud Powers (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Bryan Bulaga | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless (knee), OG Josh Sitton (ankle) and OT Bryan Bulaga (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Chad Clifton | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knee, hamstring), DE Mike Neal (knee), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps) and CBs Patrick Lee (back) and Charles Woodson (foot, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Winston Justice | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), WR Jason Avant (hip), OT Winston Justice (knee), WR Steve E. Smith (knee) and DL Darryl Tapp (pectoral) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Jason Peters | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DL Trent Cole (calf), DL Cullen Jenkins (triceps), DL Juqua Parker (ankle) and OT Jason Peters (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OT | Jeff Otah | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers OT Jeff Otah (back) and LB Omar Gaither (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Guard

OG | Jacob Bell | St. Louis Rams | Injury
Updating a previous report, OG Jacob Bell (hamstring) was limited to stretching and conditioning Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OG | Chilo Rachal | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers OG Chilo Rachal might move back into the starting lineup in Week 6 against the Detroit Lions if OG Mike Iupati (knee) cannot play.

OG | Daryn Colledge | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Wednesday, Oct. 12, that he was pleased with the play of OT D'Anthony Batiste in Week 5 against the Minnesota Vikings. He came on for an injured OG Daryn Colledge (concussion). "D'Anthony didn't get a lot of reps (at guard), we threw him in there and he did a good job. I am impressed with that," Whisenhunt said. "It always makes you feel better when you have guys step up and do that." Colledge is expected back in Week 6.

OG | Kyle Kosier | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys OG Kyle Kosier (foot) and PK David Buehler (groin) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OG | Derrick Dockery | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys FB Tony Fiammetta (hamstring), OG Derrick Dockery (knee) and DE Jason Hatcher (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OG | Chris Snee | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (foot), LB Zak DeOssie (concussion), FB Henry Hynoski (neck), OG Chris Snee (concussion), DL Justin Tuck (groin, neck) and DL Osi Umenyiora (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OG | Andy Levitre | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Donald Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Demetrius Bell (shoulder), DT Kyle Williams (foot), LBs Chris Kelsay (calf) and Shawne Merriman (shoulder), CB Aaron Williams (chest) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OG | Josh Sitton | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless (knee), OG Josh Sitton (ankle) and OT Bryan Bulaga (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OG | Mike Brisiel | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Mike Brisiel (ankle, knee), LB Tim Dobbins (hamstring), CB Brandon Harris (hamstring), WR Bryant Johnson (hamstring), CB Brice McCain (hamstring, concussion), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring, knee), DL Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (groin, Achilles') and RB Derrick Ward (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

OG | Chris Kemoeatu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), DL Casey Hampton (shoulder), LB James Harrison (eye), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), DL Aaron Smith (foot), WR Hines Ward (undisclosed) and LB Jason Worilds (quadriceps) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Offensive Line

OL | Ben Grubbs | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens RB Anthony Allen (thigh), LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh), WR Lee Evans (ankle), OG Ben Grubbs (toe), S Haruki Nakamura (knee), WR David Reed (shoulder) and S Tom Zbikowski (head) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Defensive Line

DL | Julius Peppers | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears DL Julius Peppers (knee) will likely have his status for Week 6 against the Minnesota Vikings determined in the morning Sunday, Oct. 16.

DL | Martin Tevaseu | New York Jets | Transaction
The New York Jets promoted DL Martin Tevaseu from the practice squad to the active roster Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Darell Scott | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams DL Darell Scott (thumb) doesn't remember suffering a thumb injury in Week 3 against the Baltimore Ravens, though it commonly happens when a player falls on an outstretched thumb and results in a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament. He has limited mobility in his thumb, but expects to play in Week 6 against the Green Bay Packers.

DL | Matt Shaughnessy | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders RB Rock Cartwright (calf), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), TE Richard Gordon (hand), LB Rolando McClain (ankle), RB Marcel Reese (ankle) and DL Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder) are not expected to play in Week 6 against the Cleveland Browns. If either of the players can practice Thursday, Oct. 13, or Friday, Oct. 14, they still have a chance to play Sunday, Oct. 16. Head coach Hue Jackson doesn't like using players in the game if they are unable to practice.

DL | Luis A. Castillo | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) is not expected to return to practice next week. He remains out indefinitely.

DL | Gerald McCoy | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (ankle), DL Gerald McCoy (ankle), TE Luke Stocker (knee) and WR Sammie Stroughter (foot) were unable to practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Cliff Avril | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions DL Cliff Avril (elbow), FS Louis Delmas (abdomen), OT Jason Fox (foot), FS Vincent Fuller (elbow), LB Doug Hogue (hamstring), DL Lawrence Jackson (hamstring), SS Amari Spievey (hamstring) and LB Stephen Tulloch (ankle) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Aaron Kampman | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Drew Coleman (head), S Courtney Greene (neck), WR Jason Hill (thigh), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (knee), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), TE Zach X. Miller (shoulder), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), LB Clint Session (elbow) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Tyson Alualu | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Drew Coleman (head), S Courtney Greene (neck), WR Jason Hill (thigh), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (knee), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), TE Zach X. Miller (shoulder), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), LB Clint Session (elbow) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Richard Seymour | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders S Michael Huff (ankle), CB Chris X. Johnson (hamstring), C Samson Satele (ribs) and DL Richard Seymour (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Jason Hatcher | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys FB Tony Fiammetta (hamstring), OG Derrick Dockery (knee) and DE Jason Hatcher (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Jared Allen | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings S Husain Abdullah (pelvis) and DL Jared Allen (eye) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Corey Wootton | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears DL Corey Wootton (hand) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Jonathan Babineaux | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons DE Cliff Matthews (knee), DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and FS James Sanders (hamstring) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (foot), LB Zak DeOssie (concussion), FB Henry Hynoski (neck), OG Chris Snee (concussion), DL Justin Tuck (groin, neck) and DL Osi Umenyiora (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Justin Tuck | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (foot), LB Zak DeOssie (concussion), FB Henry Hynoski (neck), OG Chris Snee (concussion), DL Justin Tuck (groin, neck) and DL Osi Umenyiora (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hamstring), C Todd McClure (knee), OG Garrett Reynolds (ankle), DE John Abraham (groin), CB Chris Owens (concussion) and SS William Moore (neck) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Albert Haynesworth | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots WRs Julian Edelman (ankle) and Matt Slater (ribs), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back), DT Albert Haynesworth (back), CBs Leigh Bodden (thumb) and Ras-I Dowling (hip) and SS Sergio Brown (chest) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Dontay Moch | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals LB Dontay Moch (foot) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Mike Wright | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots DE Mike Wright (concussion), LB Jerod Mayo (knee) and FS Josh Barrett (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Torell Troup | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills DT Torell Troup (back) and LB Chris White (hamstring) fully participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Kyle Williams | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Donald Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Demetrius Bell (shoulder), DT Kyle Williams (foot), LBs Chris Kelsay (calf) and Shawne Merriman (shoulder), CB Aaron Williams (chest) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OT Anthony Castonzo (ankle), DL Dwight Freeney (rest), DL Drake Nevis (back) and CB Jerraud Powers (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | James Hall | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams DE James Hall (back) and DT Darell Scott (thumb) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Antonio D. Smith | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Mike Brisiel (ankle, knee), LB Tim Dobbins (hamstring), CB Brandon Harris (hamstring), WR Bryant Johnson (hamstring), CB Brice McCain (hamstring, concussion), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring, knee), DL Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (groin, Achilles') and RB Derrick Ward (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Darryl Tapp | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), WR Jason Avant (hip), OT Winston Justice (knee), WR Steve E. Smith (knee) and DL Darryl Tapp (pectoral) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Jason Peter | Free Agent | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DL Trent Cole (calf), DL Cullen Jenkins (triceps), DL Juqua Parker (ankle) and OT Jason Peters (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Juqua Parker | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DL Trent Cole (calf), DL Cullen Jenkins (triceps), DL Juqua Parker (ankle) and OT Jason Peters (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Cullen Jenkins | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DL Trent Cole (calf), DL Cullen Jenkins (triceps), DL Juqua Parker (ankle) and OT Jason Peters (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Trent Cole | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DL Trent Cole (calf), DL Cullen Jenkins (triceps), DL Juqua Parker (ankle) and OT Jason Peters (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Aaron Smith | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), DL Casey Hampton (shoulder), LB James Harrison (eye), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), DL Aaron Smith (foot), WR Hines Ward (undisclosed) and LB Jason Worilds (quadriceps) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

DL | Casey Hampton | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), DL Casey Hampton (shoulder), LB James Harrison (eye), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), DL Aaron Smith (foot), WR Hines Ward (undisclosed) and LB Jason Worilds (quadriceps) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Linebacker

LB | Stephen Tulloch | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions LB Stephen Tulloch (ankle) injured his ankle in the second half of the Week 5 game against the Chicago Bears. He has never missed a game in his six-year career, and he says he is fine. Tulloch is expected to play in Week 6 against the San Francisco 49ers.

LB | Rolando McClain | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders RB Rock Cartwright (calf), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), TE Richard Gordon (hand), LB Rolando McClain (ankle), RB Marcel Reese (ankle) and DL Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder) are not expected to play in Week 6 against the Cleveland Browns. If either of the players can practice Thursday, Oct. 13, or Friday, Oct. 14, they still have a chance to play Sunday, Oct. 16. Head coach Hue Jackson doesn't like using players in the game if they are unable to practice.

LB | Navorro Bowman | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Navorro Bowman (neck), FS Dashon Goldson (knee), OG Adam Snyder (forearm), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe) and NT Isaac Sopoaga (infection) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Quincy Black | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Quincy Black (ankle), LB Zach Diles (hamstring) and OT James Lee (knee) were listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Mason Foster | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (ankle), DL Gerald McCoy (ankle), TE Luke Stocker (knee) and WR Sammie Stroughter (foot) were unable to practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Jonathan Vilma | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints LB Jonathan Vilma (knee) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | DeAndre Levy | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (knee) was able to practice in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Justin Durant | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (groin), SS Erik Coleman (ankle), WR Rashied Davis (foot), LB Justin Durant (concussion) and TE Tony Scheffler (concussion) were all unable to practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | E.J. Henderson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (knee) and LB Kenny Onatolu (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Michael Boley | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants C David Baas (neck) and LB Michael Boley (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Jerod Mayo | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots DE Mike Wright (concussion), LB Jerod Mayo (knee) and FS Josh Barrett (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Chris Kelsay | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Donald Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Demetrius Bell (shoulder), DT Kyle Williams (foot), LBs Chris Kelsay (calf) and Shawne Merriman (shoulder), CB Aaron Williams (chest) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Shawne Merriman | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Donald Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Demetrius Bell (shoulder), DT Kyle Williams (foot), LBs Chris Kelsay (calf) and Shawne Merriman (shoulder), CB Aaron Williams (chest) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Clay Matthews | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knee, hamstring), DE Mike Neal (knee), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps) and CBs Patrick Lee (back) and Charles Woodson (foot, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | DeMeco Ryans | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Mike Brisiel (ankle, knee), LB Tim Dobbins (hamstring), CB Brandon Harris (hamstring), WR Bryant Johnson (hamstring), CB Brice McCain (hamstring, concussion), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, hamstring, knee), DL Antonio D. Smith (ankle), RB Ben Tate (groin, Achilles') and RB Derrick Ward (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | Omar Gaither | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers OT Jeff Otah (back) and LB Omar Gaither (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder), DL Casey Hampton (shoulder), LB James Harrison (eye), OG Chris Kemoeatu (knee), RB Mewelde Moore (ankle), DL Aaron Smith (foot), WR Hines Ward (undisclosed) and LB Jason Worilds (quadriceps) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Cornerback

CB | Antoine Winfield | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings CB Antoine Winfield (neck) is not expected to practice until Friday, Oct. 14, at the earliest.

CB | Brandon Hogan | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers CB Brandon Hogan (knee) will begin practicing next week. He started the season on the Physically-Unable-To-Perform (PUP) list. The team will have two weeks to decide whether to activate him.

CB | Shawntae Spencer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers CBs Chris Culliver and Shawntae Spencer (toe) will compete this week during practice for the No. 3 cornerback job in Week 6 against the Detroit Lions.

CB | Joe Haden | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns CB Dimitri Patterson is likely to move inside in the nickle with CB Buster Skrine taking over outside if CB Joe Haden (knee) cannot play in Week 6 against the Oakland Raiders.

CB | Brandyn Thompson | Washington Redskins | Transaction
Washington Redskins CB Brandyn Thompson, who was re-signed to the team's practice squad before the bye week, is working hard trying to get back up to the big club. "I always knew it was a possibility but I got experience," Thompson said. "It's always good to get your feet wet and get some live action and see how it is up here. If and when I do get another shot, I'll be ready to help the team as best I can."

CB | Aqib Talib | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib (knee) was able to participate in a full practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Rashean Mathis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Drew Coleman (head), S Courtney Greene (neck), WR Jason Hill (thigh), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (knee), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), TE Zach X. Miller (shoulder), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), LB Clint Session (elbow) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Orlando Scandrick | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick (ankle), SS Barry Church (shoulder), SS Danny McCray (ankle) and SS Gerald Sensabaugh (concussion) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Chris X. Johnson | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders S Michael Huff (ankle), CB Chris X. Johnson (hamstring), C Samson Satele (ribs) and DL Richard Seymour (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Charles Tillman | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (hip) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Prince Amukamara | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (foot), LB Zak DeOssie (concussion), FB Henry Hynoski (neck), OG Chris Snee (concussion), DL Justin Tuck (groin, neck) and DL Osi Umenyiora (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Leigh Bodden | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots WRs Julian Edelman (ankle) and Matt Slater (ribs), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back), DT Albert Haynesworth (back), CBs Leigh Bodden (thumb) and Ras-I Dowling (hip) and SS Sergio Brown (chest) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Kelly Jennings | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals CB Kelly Jennings (hamstring), TE Donald Lee (groin), RB Brian Leonard (groin) and WR Ryan Whalen (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knee, hamstring), DE Mike Neal (knee), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps) and CBs Patrick Lee (back) and Charles Woodson (foot, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Kareem Jackson | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans CB Jason Allen (knee, groin), OG Thomas Austin (knee), C Kareem Jackson (knee) and WR Jacoby Jones (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Chris Carr | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens CBs Chris Carr (thigh) and Jimmy Smith (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

CB | Phillip Buchanon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Anthony Armstrong (hamstring), CB Phillip Buchanon (neck) and TE Chris Cooley (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Strong Safety

SS | Eric Berry | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Pass coverage is one of the adjustments the Kansas City Chiefs' coaching staff has made early in the season because of the injury to SS Eric Berry (knee). "We're not playing as much man-to-man; with (injured) Eric Berry, he was the margin of error for a lot of people," head coach Todd Haley said. "We're trying to play to our strengths and with him out, it's less man coverage."

SS | Amari Spievey | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions DL Cliff Avril (elbow), FS Louis Delmas (abdomen), OT Jason Fox (foot), FS Vincent Fuller (elbow), LB Doug Hogue (hamstring), DL Lawrence Jackson (hamstring), SS Amari Spievey (hamstring) and LB Stephen Tulloch (ankle) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

SS | Erik Coleman | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (groin), SS Erik Coleman (ankle), WR Rashied Davis (foot), LB Justin Durant (concussion) and TE Tony Scheffler (concussion) were all unable to practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

SS | Courtney Greene | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Drew Coleman (head), S Courtney Greene (neck), WR Jason Hill (thigh), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (knee), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), TE Zach X. Miller (shoulder), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), LB Clint Session (elbow) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

SS | Gerald Sensabaugh | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick (ankle), SS Barry Church (shoulder), SS Danny McCray (ankle) and SS Gerald Sensabaugh (concussion) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

SS | William Moore | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hamstring), C Todd McClure (knee), OG Garrett Reynolds (ankle), DE John Abraham (groin), CB Chris Owens (concussion) and SS William Moore (neck) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

SS | Patrick Chung | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots LB Dane Fletcher (thumb) and SS Patrick Chung (hand) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

SS | Jarrad Page | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles S Jarrad Page (stinger) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Free Safety

FS | Chris Culliver | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers CBs Chris Culliver and Shawntae Spencer (toe) will compete this week during practice for the No. 3 cornerback job in Week 6 against the Detroit Lions.

FS | Dashon Goldson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Navorro Bowman (neck), FS Dashon Goldson (knee), OG Adam Snyder (forearm), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe) and NT Isaac Sopoaga (infection) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

FS | Louis Delmas | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions DL Cliff Avril (elbow), FS Louis Delmas (abdomen), OT Jason Fox (foot), FS Vincent Fuller (elbow), LB Doug Hogue (hamstring), DL Lawrence Jackson (hamstring), SS Amari Spievey (hamstring) and LB Stephen Tulloch (ankle) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

FS | Michael Huff | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders S Michael Huff (ankle), CB Chris X. Johnson (hamstring), C Samson Satele (ribs) and DL Richard Seymour (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

FS | James Sanders | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons DE Cliff Matthews (knee), DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and FS James Sanders (hamstring) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

FS | Chris Crocker | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals S Chris Crocker (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

FS | Ryan Clark | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DB Cortez Allen (ankle) and FS Ryan Clark (quadriceps) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

FS | Nick Collins | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Transaction
The Green Bay Packers have placed FS Nick Collins (neck) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season. In a corresponding move, the team has signed practice squad OL Ray Dominguez to their active roster.

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