Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 4, 2012 @ 11:22:40 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Updating a previous item, Tennessee Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck said he suffered a similar shoulder injury to QB Jake Locker (shoulder) earlier in his career and eventually had surgery. Hasselbeck added Locker's injury is worse than his.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

QB | Christian Ponder | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (knee), OT Charlie Johnson (back), LB Erin Henderson (concussion), CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

QB | John Skelton | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals QB John Skelton (ankle), RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hip), TE Jim Dray (knee), TE Todd Heap (knee), DT Darnell Dockett (hamstring), DT Dan Williams (foot), LB Quentin Groves (hamstring), LB Paris Lenon (knee) and CB Michael Adams (hamstring) are listed as questionable for Week 5. Skelton fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, while the other players were limited.

QB | John Beck | Free Agent | Transaction
The Houston Texans have waived QB John Beck.


Running Back

RB | Peyton Hillis | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs RB Peyton Hillis (ankle) will not practice Thursday, Oct. 4, according to head coach Romeo Crennel.

RB | Matt Forte | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (ankle) is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game. Forte is dealing with some ankle soreness but made it out of Week 4 in relatively good shape, according to head coach Lovie Smith. Offensive coordinator Mike Tice feels Forte will get stronger moving forward. "Someone fell on his ankle on the first play, and you're like, 'Oh, great.' But he bounced back and fought through it," Tice said. "He's just going to continue to get better, and then we'll be able to do all the things we want to do."

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (groin) will play in the team's Week 5 game despite a sore groin, according to a team source. Jackson has been listed as questionable for the last three games, but so far he has yet to miss any action.

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals RB Bernard Scott (ankle) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (back) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is expected to play in the Week 5 game against the Carolina Panthers.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers RB Brandon Jacobs (knee) was able to take part in a full practice session Wednesday, Oct. 3.

RB | Reggie Bush | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins RB Reggie Bush (knee) said his knee was hurting "really bad" during Week 4, but he's feeling much better Wednesday, Oct. 3.

RB | Shane Vereen | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), C Nick McDonald (shoulder), CB Sterling Moore (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

RB | Brandon Bolden | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), C Nick McDonald (shoulder), CB Sterling Moore (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

RB | Evan Royster | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Brandon Banks (hip), WR Aldrick Robinson (head) and RB Evan Royster (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

RB | LaRod Stephens-Howling | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals QB John Skelton (ankle), RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hip), TE Jim Dray (knee), TE Todd Heap (knee), DT Darnell Dockett (hamstring), DT Dan Williams (foot), LB Quentin Groves (hamstring), LB Paris Lenon (knee) and CB Michael Adams (hamstring) are listed as questionable for Week 5. Skelton fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, while the other players were limited.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

RB | LeSean McCoy | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 3.


Fullback

FB | Evan Rodriguez | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears FB Evan Rodriguez (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

FB | Lousaka Polite | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons TE Michael Palmer (shoulder) and RB Lousaka Polite (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.


Wide Receiver

WR | Mohamed Massaquoi | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns WRs Mohamed Massaquoi (hamstring) and Travis Benjamin (hamstring) are not participating in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

WR | Stephen Hill | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets WR Stephen Hill (hamstring) will not practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

WR | Jonathan Baldwin | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs WR Jonathan Baldwin (hamstring), LB Derrick Johnson (groin), DE Ropati Pitoitua (elbow) and WR Devon Wylie (hamstring) will likely be limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, according to head coach Romeo Crennel.

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said WR Kenny Britt (ankle) has some work to do if he is to play in Week 5. Britt was limited to individual drills in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. "He's taken the next step as far as being on the field and running again," Munchak said. "How he responds tomorrow and how much more he can do tomorrow … There's no doubt he's going to have to improve the next couple of days to help us on Sunday. But at least he's headed in the right direction." Britt has missed 19 of the 52 games since the Titans drafted him in 2009.

WR | Joshua Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (concussion) said his family wants him to quit football after suffering a concussion in the team's Week 4 game. "They're saying, 'I know you love the game but we don't want you to play anymore,'" Cribbs said of his own family. "They're like, 'Family's more important. You've got so many years of your life. You've showed enough good football.'" Cribbs, however, said he is ready to play in Week 5 and is not afraid of taking a hit.

WR | Rueben Randle | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Rueben Randle might have an opportunity to serve as the team's No. 3 wide receiver in the Week 5 game against the Cleveland Browns if WRs Ramses Barden (concussion) and WR Hakeem Nicks (foot) are unable to play.

WR | Julian Edelman | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (hand), S Steve Gregory (hip) and TE Michael Hoomanawanui (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Laurent Robinson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars DT Tyson Alualu (undisclosed), C Brad Meester (undisclosed), WR Laurent Robinson (concussion) and LB Daryl Smith (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Earl Bennett | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (hand) and DE Julius Peppers (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Brandon Banks | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Brandon Banks (hip), WR Aldrick Robinson (head) and RB Evan Royster (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Aldrick Robinson | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Brandon Banks (hip), WR Aldrick Robinson (head) and RB Evan Royster (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (groin) has a good chance of sitting out in Week 5, and there's a possibility that he'll sit out for longer, too. Jennings' straight-line speed has been the most affected by his injury, and he is "extremely frustrated" with his ailment. He said he can't create separation from cornerbacks right now, and he's managing only 6.5 yards per reception this year.

WR | Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hand) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Brandon Gibson | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams WR Brandon Gibson (knee) and DE William Hayes (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and are listed as probable for Week 5.

WR | Danny Amendola | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Danny Amendola (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is listed as probable for Week 5.

WR | Michael Jenkins | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (rib), DE Jared Allen (groin), FS Mistral Raymond (ankle) and SS Andrew Sendejo (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Torrey Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Donald Jones | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Donald Jones (head) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Ruvell Martin | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills WR Ruvell Martin (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said WR Pierre Garcon (foot) played well Week 4 but is still working his way back into game shape.

WR | Lance Moore | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints WR Lance Moore (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

WR | Greg Camarillo | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints have re-signed free-agent WR Greg Camarillo. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team released CB Elbert Mack.


Tight End

TE | Aaron Hernandez | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle) was walking without a noticeable limp Wednesday, Oct. 3.

TE | Michael Hoomanawanui | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (hand), S Steve Gregory (hip) and TE Michael Hoomanawanui (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

TE | Jared Cook | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans TE Jared Cook (shoulder), OG Leroy Harris (shoulder) and LB Colin McCarthy (ankle) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

TE | Michael Palmer | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons TE Michael Palmer (shoulder) and RB Lousaka Polite (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

TE | Scott Chandler | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills TE Scott Chandler (head) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

TE | Rob Gronkowski | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (hip) is not participating in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. His injury may not be serious because he was allowed to speak with the media earlier in the day.


Place Kicker

PK | Nate Kaeding | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner would not offer a timetable Wednesday, Oct. 3, on when PK Nate Kaeding (groin) will return. "I can't give that right now. He hasn't kicked obviously, but the last time he had that injury he missed six weeks," Turner said. "It doesn't seem to be anywhere near as severe as he feels pretty good."

PK | Nick Novak | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers PK Nate Kaeding (groin) was unable to practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. If he is unable to go in Week 5 against the New Orleans Saints, PK Nick Novak will again handle the placekicking chores.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Sebastian Vollmer | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), C Nick McDonald (shoulder), CB Sterling Moore (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OT | Trent Williams | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins OT Trent Williams (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OT | Mike Otto | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans OT Mike Otto (finger) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OT | Wayne Hunter | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams OT Wayne Hunter (knee), DT Matt Conrath (knee) and SS Matt Daniels (hamstring) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and are listed as questionable for Week 5.

OT | Rodger Saffold | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams OT Rodger Saffold (knee) and DE Eugene Sims (head) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and have been ruled out.

OT | Jah Reid | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens T Jah Reid (calf) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OT | Andrew Whitworth | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals C Jeff Faine (hamstring), OT Andrew Whitworth (knee), DE Carlos Dunlap (groin), CB Nate Clements (calf), CB Leon Hall (hamstring) and CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OT | King Dunlap | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles S Colt Anderson (knee), OT Demetress Bell (thumb), LB Jamar Chaney (knee), WR Riley Cooper (collarbone), LS Jon Dorenbos (ankle), OT King Dunlap (hamstring) and WR Damaris Johnson (foot) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OT | David Diehl | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants OT David Diehl (knee), CB Jayron Hosley (hamstring), LB Keith Rivers (hamstring) and S Antrel Rolle (knee) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Oct 3.


Guard

OG | Chris Kuper | Denver Broncos | Injury
Updating a previous item, Denver Broncos OG Chris Kuper (forearm) will be a game-time decision for Week 5, according to head coach John Fox. Kuper could play in the game if he does not suffer a setback.

OG | John Moffitt | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
The Seattle Seahawks have officially ruled OG John Moffitt (knee) out for the Week 5 game against the Carolina Panthers. OT Paul McQuistan will make another start in his absence.

OG | Tyronne Green | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers OG Tyronne Green (knee) was able to take part in a full practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OG | Logan Mankins | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), C Nick McDonald (shoulder), CB Sterling Moore (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OG | Charlie Johnson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (knee), OT Charlie Johnson (back), LB Erin Henderson (concussion), CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OG | Ryan Lilja | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs S Kendrick Lewis (shoulder) and G Ryan Lilja (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

OG | Chris Snee | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants C David Baas (hand), OG Chris Snee (hip), DT Rocky Bernard (quadriceps), S Kenny Phillips (knee) and CB Corey Webster (hand) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Baas refused to say what happened to his hand, but he will practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and said he is not worried about playing in Week 5.

OG | Danny Watkins | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles LB Akeem Jordan (hamstring), DT Derek Landri (knee) and OG Danny Watkins (chest) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.


Offensive Line

OL | Paul McQuistan | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
The Seattle Seahawks have officially ruled OG John Moffitt (knee) out for the Week 5 game against the Carolina Panthers. OT Paul McQuistan will make another start in his absence.

OL | Cordy Glenn | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Kraig Urbik (ankle), OT Cordy Glenn (ankle), DE Spencer Johnson (ankle) and FS Jairus Byrd (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.


Defensive Line

DL | Sione Pouha | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets DT Sione Pouha (back) will not practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

DL | Glenn Dorsey | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs CB Jalil Brown (hamstring) and DE Glenn Dorsey (calf) will not practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

DL | Darnell Dockett | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett (hamstring) is expected to play in Week 5 despite being listed as questionable.

DL | Eugene Sims | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams DE Eugene Sims (concussion) will not play in the team's Week 5 game. Head coach Jeff Fisher said Sims suffered a mild concussion in Week 4.

DL | Mario Williams | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills DL Mario Williams (wrist) said Wednesday, Oct. 3, that a sore left wrist has been hindering his play during the early part of the season. "It's just a little deal going on, but we've already mentioned that before," Williams said. "It's just lingering a little longer than I expected and I just (need to) get back out there and try to deal with it and play better with it." For the past three games Williams has played in a cast.

DL | Antonio Garay | San Diego Chargers | Depth Chart Tidbit
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said Wednesday, Oct. 3, that NT Antonio Garay has been absent because others are playing well, and there isn't much room in the scheme. "Aubrayo Franklin, Cam Thomas, all of those five defensive linemen are playing awfully well," Turner said. "The nature of the game right now, the way the games are played, the type of personnel teams are using, it's hard to dress more than five defensive linemen in a 3-4 defense."

DL | Isaac Sopoaga | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Navorro Bowman (shoulder), CB Carlos Rogers (ankle) and DT Isaac Sopoaga (ankle, knee) were listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

DL | Kyle Love | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots DT Kyle Love (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 3.

DL | Tyson Alualu | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars DT Tyson Alualu (undisclosed), C Brad Meester (undisclosed), WR Laurent Robinson (concussion) and LB Daryl Smith (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

DL | Julius Peppers | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (hand) and DE Julius Peppers (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

DL | Jonathan Babineaux | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), C Todd McClure (pectoral), S William Moore (hip), LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh), CB Christopher Owens (head) and RB Antone Smith (hamstring) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

DL | Paul Soliai | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins WR Marlon Moore (hamstring) and DT Paul Soliai (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

DL | Jared Allen | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (rib), DE Jared Allen (groin), FS Mistral Raymond (ankle) and SS Andrew Sendejo (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

DL | Carlos Dunlap | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals C Jeff Faine (hamstring), OT Andrew Whitworth (knee), DE Carlos Dunlap (groin), CB Nate Clements (calf), CB Leon Hall (hamstring) and CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

DL | Dan Williams | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals QB John Skelton (ankle), RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hip), TE Jim Dray (knee), TE Todd Heap (knee), DT Darnell Dockett (hamstring), DT Dan Williams (foot), LB Quentin Groves (hamstring), LB Paris Lenon (knee) and CB Michael Adams (hamstring) are listed as questionable for Week 5. Skelton fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, while the other players were limited.

DL | Ryan Pickett | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DE Ryan Pickett (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.


Linebacker

LB | Derrick Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs WR Jonathan Baldwin (hamstring), LB Derrick Johnson (groin), DE Ropati Pitoitua (elbow) and WR Devon Wylie (hamstring) will likely be limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, according to head coach Romeo Crennel.

LB | Michael Boley | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants LB Michael Boley (hip) said Wednesday, Oct. 3, that his hip issue has been around for a bit and he was simply resting when he missed practice. He is hopeful of practicing this week.

LB | Navorro Bowman | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Navorro Bowman (shoulder), CB Carlos Rogers (ankle) and DT Isaac Sopoaga (ankle, knee) were listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | Dont'a Hightower | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), DE Brandon Deaderick (ankle), DT Justin Francis (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring), OG Logan Mankins (calf, hip), C Nick McDonald (shoulder), CB Sterling Moore (knee), RB Shane Vereen (foot) and OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | Daryl Smith | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars DT Tyson Alualu (undisclosed), C Brad Meester (undisclosed), WR Laurent Robinson (concussion) and LB Daryl Smith (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | Colin McCarthy | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans TE Jared Cook (shoulder), OG Leroy Harris (shoulder) and LB Colin McCarthy (ankle) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts LB Dwight Freeney (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | Pat Angerer | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts TE Coby Fleener (head), C Samson Satele (knee) and LB Pat Angerer (foot) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | Stephen Nicholas | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), C Todd McClure (pectoral), S William Moore (hip), LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh), CB Christopher Owens (head) and RB Antone Smith (hamstring) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | Erin Henderson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (knee), OT Charlie Johnson (back), LB Erin Henderson (concussion), CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (groin), LB James Harrison (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | Keith Rivers | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants OT David Diehl (knee), CB Jayron Hosley (hamstring), LB Keith Rivers (hamstring) and S Antrel Rolle (knee) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Oct 3.

LB | Jon Beason | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers DE Frank Alexander (back), LB Jon Beason (knee), CB Chris Gamble (shoulder), OG Geoff Hangartner (knee) and S Colin Jones (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

LB | David Hawthorne | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints RB Travaris Cadet (shoulder), DE Turk McBride (ankle), LB David Hawthorne (hamstring) and SS Roman Harper (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.


Cornerback

CB | Marcus Trufant | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said the back injury CB Marcus Trufant (back) is dealing with is the same injury he has been dealing with since 2009.

CB | Brandon Flowers | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said Thursday, Oct. 4, that CB Brandon Flowers (foot) aggravated an earlier foot injury during the team's Week 4 game. "Yeah, you know in the game, he aggravated it in the game. He had to come out for, I think, a couple series and then he came back in and finished up," Crennel said. "He got treatment over the weekend, on Monday and Tuesday, and it was sore yesterday. So he was out there and started off and began to feel worse, so then we took him off and let him rehab."

CB | Vontae Davis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday, Oct. 3, that CBs Vontae Davis (ankle) and CB Justin King (groin) are considered day to day.

CB | Carlos Rogers | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Navorro Bowman (shoulder), CB Carlos Rogers (ankle) and DT Isaac Sopoaga (ankle, knee) were listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

CB | Cedric Griffin | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins CB Cedric Griffin (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

CB | Richard Marshall | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins LB Kevin Burnett (foot), CB Nolan Carroll (Achilles'), and CB Richard Marshall (back) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

CB | Antoine Winfield | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (knee), OT Charlie Johnson (back), LB Erin Henderson (concussion), CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

CB | Leon Hall | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals C Jeff Faine (hamstring), OT Andrew Whitworth (knee), DE Carlos Dunlap (groin), CB Nate Clements (calf), CB Leon Hall (hamstring) and CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

CB | Michael Coe | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants CB Michael Coe (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

CB | Corey Webster | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants C David Baas (hand), OG Chris Snee (hip), DT Rocky Bernard (quadriceps), S Kenny Phillips (knee) and CB Corey Webster (hand) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Baas refused to say what happened to his hand, but he will practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and said he is not worried about playing in Week 5.

CB | Jayron Hosley | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants OT David Diehl (knee), CB Jayron Hosley (hamstring), LB Keith Rivers (hamstring) and S Antrel Rolle (knee) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Oct 3.

CB | Chris Gamble | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers DE Frank Alexander (back), LB Jon Beason (knee), CB Chris Gamble (shoulder), OG Geoff Hangartner (knee) and S Colin Jones (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.


Strong Safety

SS | Troy Nolan | Houston Texans | Transaction
The Houston Texans re-signed SS Troy Nolan Wednesday, Oct. 3, taking the roster spot of QB John Beck, who was released.

SS | Steve Gregory | New England Patriots | Injury, Fantasy
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (hand), S Steve Gregory (hip) and TE Michael Hoomanawanui (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

SS | William Moore | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), C Todd McClure (pectoral), S William Moore (hip), LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh), CB Christopher Owens (head) and RB Antone Smith (hamstring) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

SS | Adrian Wilson | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals FB Anthony Sherman (hamstring), OG Adam Snyder (elbow), LB O'Brien Schofield (knee), FS Rashad Johnson (hamstring), FS James Sanders (calf), SS Adrian Wilson (ankle, groin) and P Dave Zastudil (calf) are listed as probable for Week 5. Sherman, Snyder and Schofield were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, while the other four fully participated in practice.

SS | Kenny Phillips | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants C David Baas (hand), OG Chris Snee (hip), DT Rocky Bernard (quadriceps), S Kenny Phillips (knee) and CB Corey Webster (hand) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Baas refused to say what happened to his hand, but he will practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and said he is not worried about playing in Week 5.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (groin), LB James Harrison (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

SS | Roman Harper | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints RB Travaris Cadet (shoulder), DE Turk McBride (ankle), LB David Hawthorne (hamstring) and SS Roman Harper (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.


Free Safety

FS | Antrel Rolle | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants FS Antrel Rolle (knee) is expected to be ready for the Week 5 game against the Cleveland Browns despite being limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He was able to play all 69 defensive snaps in Week 4 despite the injury.

FS | Brandon Meriweather | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins S Brandon Meriweather (knee) has been ruled out for Week 5.

FS | T.J. Ward | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Travis Benjamin (Hamstring), DB Tashaun Gipson (knee), WR Mohamed Massaquoi (hamstring), TE E. Alex Smith (head), and DB T.J. Ward (hand) all missed practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

FS | Kendrick Lewis | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs S Kendrick Lewis (shoulder) and G Ryan Lilja (back) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

FS | Jairus Byrd | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills OG Kraig Urbik (ankle), OT Cordy Glenn (ankle), DE Spencer Johnson (ankle) and FS Jairus Byrd (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

FS | M.D. Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers CB Davon House (shoulder) and FS M.D. Jennings (neck) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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