Tuesday Injury Report
on December 20, 2006 @ 16:00:00 PDT

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Arizona Cardinals
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Adam Bergen: Arizona Cardinals TE Adam Bergen (knee) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Marcel Shipp: Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals RB Marcel Shipp (ribs) is expected to return for the team's Week 16 game.
--FB John Bronson: Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals TE Adam Bergen (knee) will miss the team's final two games with a knee injury. Bergen is expected to undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury. The Cardinals could promote FB John Bronson from the team's practice squad to replace Bergen.

Atlanta Falcons
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Michael Vick: ESPN's John Clayton reports Atlanta Falcons head coach Jim Mora is optimistic QB Michael Vick (groin) will play Week 16.
--RB Warrick Dunn: Atlanta Falcons RB Warrick Dunn (calf) reported no problems with his calf after the Week 15 game. He will start the Week 16 game against the Carolina Panthers.
--RB Jerious Norwood: Atlanta Falcons RB Jerious Norwood (knee) will work out early this week to see if he can play Week 16. Norwood developed some soreness late Friday, Dec. 15, and missed the Week 15 game.
Defense
--DL John Abraham: Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (thumb) suffered a torn ligament in his left thumb during the Week 15 game and underwent surgery Monday, Dec. 18, to have a pin inserted. He will wear a cast over the injury and will play Week 16.
--CB Jason Webster: Atlanta Falcons CB Jason Webster (groin) will practice this week and will be a game-time decision for Week 16.

Baltimore Ravens
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Steve McNair: ESPN's John Clayton reports Baltimore Ravens QB Steve McNair (hand) will be limited in practice this week, but the team expects him to play Week 16.
--RB Mike Anderson: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Musa Smith (neck) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season. RB Mike Anderson will serve as the team's third-down back for the rest of the year.
--RB Musa Smith: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Musa Smith (neck) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season. RB Mike Anderson will serve as the team's third-down back for the rest of the year.
--TE Todd Heap: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (thigh) is expected to play Week 16.
--OT Jonathan Ogden: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens OT Jonathan Ogden (toe) is expected to start the Week 16 game.
Defense
--CB Samari Rolle: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (shoulder) will likely be questionable for the Week 16 game. CB Evan Oglesby will start in Rolle's place if he is unable to play.
--CB Evan Oglesby: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (shoulder) will likely be questionable for the Week 16 game. CB Evan Oglesby will start in Rolle's place if he is unable to play.

Buffalo Bills
Previous Updates
Offense
--FB Daimon Shelton: Buffalo Bills FB Daimon Shelton (head) missed the second half of the team's Week 15 game with a head injury but is expected to play Week 16.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Jake Delhomme: Steve Reed, of the Gaston Gazette, reports Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox has denied any and all reports saying the team will look to replace QB Jake Delhomme (thumb) in the offseason. If we had Jake healthy now, hed be there now, and it would be the same to start next season," Fox said. "There are not just quarterbacks behind the bushes out there at this point or even at this time next year.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Drew Carter: Carolina Panthers WR Drew Carter (ankle) will be re-evaluated by the team Wednesday, Dec. 20.
--WR Taye Biddle: Carolina Panthers WR Taye Biddle (thigh) will be re-evaluated by the team Wednesday, Dec. 20.
--OG Mike Wahle: Carolina Panthers OG Mike Wahle (shoulder) will be re-evaluated by the team Wednesday, Dec. 20.
Defense
--DL Al Wallace: Carolina Panthers DE Mike Rucker (knee) will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee. DL Al Wallace will replace Rucker in the lineup.
--DL Mike Rucker: Carolina Panthers DE Mike Rucker (knee) will miss the remainder of the 2006 season with a torn ACL in his left knee.

Chicago Bears
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Thomas Jones: Chicago Bears RB Thomas Jones (ribs) suffered bruised ribs during the team's Week 15 game and will be re-evaluated later this week. The injury, however, is not considered to be serious.
--OT John Tait: Chicago Bears OT John Tait (ankle) did not play Week 15 and will be re-evaluated later this week.
Defense
--LB Leon Joe: Chicago Bears LB Leon Joe (hamstring) did not play Week 15 and will be re-evaluated later this week.
--CB Charles Tillman: Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (back) had a tight back during the team's Week 15 game and will be re-evaluated later this week. The injury, however, is not considered to be serious.
--CB Nathan Vasher: Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (hamstring) did not play Week 15 and will be re-evaluated later this week.
--SS Todd Johnson: Chicago Bears SS Todd Johnson (ankle) did not play Week 15 and will be re-evaluated later this week. Johnson could play in the team's Week 16 game.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--OT Levi Jones: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals OT Levi Jones (knee) was activated for the team's Week 15 game but was unable to play because of his injured knee.
--OT Willie Anderson: Kevin Kelly, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals OT Stacy Andrews replaced OT Willie Anderson (foot) in the second quarter of the team's Week 15 game. Anderson missed the entire second quarter and second half of the game after getting injured on the team's game-opening drive.
--OT Stacy Andrews: Kevin Kelly, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals OT Stacy Andrews replaced OT Willie Anderson (foot) in the second quarter of the team's Week 15 game. Anderson missed the entire second quarter and second half of the game after getting injured on the team's game-opening drive.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Chad Johnson: ESPN reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Johnson (cramps) has been taken to the locker room because of cramping.

Cleveland Browns
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Jason Wright: Jeff Walcoff, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports the Cleveland Browns placed RB Jason Wright (knee) on the Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 19, ending his season.
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Charlie Frye: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns QB Charlie Frye (wrist) will likely be listed as questionable for the team's Week 16 game and may miss his third consecutive game.
--RB Reuben Droughns: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Reuben Droughns (knee) played in the team's Week 15 game and should play Week 16.
--WR Dennis Northcutt: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Dennis Northcutt (shoulder) played in the team's Week 15 game.
--WR Joe Jurevicius: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Joe Jurevicius (concussion) is expected to play Week 16 after sustaining a concussion in Week 15.
--TE Kellen Winslow Jr.: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow Jr. (knee) played in the team's Week 15 game and will play Week 16.
--OG Joe Andruzzi: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OG Joe Andruzzi (knee) did not play Week 15 and his status for Week 16 is uncertain.
--OT Kelly Butler: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OT Kelly Butler (foot) had an MRI Monday, Dec. 18, on his injured foot.
Defense
--DL Nick Eason: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DE Nick Eason (foot) played in the team's Week 15 game and should play Week 16.
--LB Willie McGinest: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (pectoral) played in the team's Week 15 game.
--LB Andra Davis: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Andra Davis (concussion) is hopeful to play Week 16 after sustaining a concussion in Week 15.
--LB Mason Unck: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Mason Unck (groin) played in the team's Week 15 game and will play Week 16.
--CB Leigh Bodden: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns CB Leigh Bodden (ankle) played in the team's Week 15 game and will play Week 16.

Dallas Cowboys
Previous Updates
Offense
--FB Oliver Hoyte: Dallas Cowboys FB Oliver Hoyte (knee) did not play in Week 15 due to a knee injury, but head coach Bill Parcells is hoping Hoyte can practice Wednesday, Dec. 20.
--WR Miles Austin: Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hand) suffered a broken hand during Week 15, but remained in the game and said he would fine this week leading up to Week 16.
Defense
--CB Jacques Reeves: Dallas Cowboys CB Jacques Reeves (elbow) suffered a dislocated elbow injury during Week 15, but the joint went back into place and he will return to practice this week once the swelling subsides.
--SS Roy Williams: Dallas Cowboys S Roy Williams (shin) was kicked in the shin during Week 15 and said he was sore, but he should be fine this week leading up to Week 16.

Denver Broncos
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Javon Walker: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos WR Javon Walker (shoulder) should play in Week 16 despite suffering a first degree shoulder separation during Week 15. Walker may be limited in practice this week.
--TE Stephen Alexander: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos TE Stephen Alexander (ribs) is expected to play in Week 16.
--OT Adam Meadows: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos OT Adam Meadows (hamstring) has a chance to play in the team's Week 16 game but will be monitored during practice this week.
Defense
--CB Darrent Williams: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos CB Darrent Williams (toe) will attempt a return to practice Wednesday, Dec. 20.
Special Teams
--PK Jason Elam: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos PK Jason Elam (hamstring) played Week 15 despite an injury to his plant leg.

Detroit Lions
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Corey Bradford: Detroit Lions WR Corey Bradford (elbow) left the team's Week 15 game with an elbow injury, and underwent an MRI Monday, Dec. 18. Bradford will likely be questionable for Week 16.
--TE Marcus Pollard: Detroit Lions TE Marcus Pollard (hamstring) did not play Week 15 and is likely questionable for Week 16.
--OG Barry Stokes: Detroit Lions OT Barry Stokes (ankle) left the team's Week 15 game with an ankle injury but later returned. Stokes underwent an MRI Monday, Dec. 18, and may miss the team's Week 16 game.
--OG Ross Verba: Detroit Lions OG Ross Verba (groin) did not play Week 15 and will not play in the team's Week 16 game.
Defense
--DL Marcus Bell: Detroit Lions DT Marcus Bell (hand) did not play Week 15 and will not play in the team's Week 16 game.
--LB Teddy Lehman: Detroit Lions LB Teddy Lehman (hamstring) did not play Week 15 and is likely questionable for Week 16.
--LB Ernie Sims: Detroit Lions LB Ernie Sims (shoulder) left the team's Week 15 game with a shoulder injury but returned and is likely questionable for Week 16.
--CB Fernando Bryant: Detroit Lions CB Fernando Bryant (concussion) did not play Week 15 and is likely questionable for Week 16.

Green Bay Packers
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Ahman Green: Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green (knee) missed practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, but he will play Week 16.
--WR Donald Driver: Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (shoulder) missed practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, but he will start Week 16.
--WR Ruvell Martin: Green Bay Packers WR Ruvell Martin (chest) practiced Tuesday, Dec. 19, and will start the Week 16 game.
--TE David Martin: Green Bay Packers TE David Martin (ribs) missed practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and might miss the Week 16 game.
--OT Mark Tauscher: Green Bay Packers OT Mark Tauscher (groin) practiced Tuesday, Dec. 19, and will start the Week 16 game.
--OT Chad Clifton: Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (shoulder) missed practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, but he is expected to play Week 16.
Defense
--LB Abdul Hodge: Green Bay Packers LB Abdul Hodge (shoulder) practiced Tuesday, Dec. 19, but his status for Week 16 is still uncertain.
--CB Charles Woodson: Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (shoulder) missed practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, but he will play Week 16.
--SS Atari Bigby: Green Bay Packers S Atari Bigby (hamstring) missed practice Tuesday, Dec. 19.

Houston Texans
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Jerome Mathis: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Jerome Mathis (groin) might be moved to Injured Reserve this week.
--TE Owen Daniels: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (shoulder) should be fine to play Week 16.
Defense
--DL Thomas Johnson: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DT Thomas Johnson (hamstring) is day-to-day this week and should play Week 16.
--SS C.C. Brown: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans SS C.C. Brown (toe) is day-to-day this week and should play Week 16.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Dominic Rhodes: Indianapolis Colts RB Dominic Rhodes (wrist) is expected to play in the Week 16 game.
--RB Joseph Addai: Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (ankle) is expected to play Week 16.
--WR Marvin Harrison: Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (fingers) is expected to play in the Week 16 game. He suffered a minor injury to his fingers during the Week 15 game, but he refused treatment for the injury.
--WR Aaron Moorehead: Indianapolis Colts WR Aaron Moorehead (back) is expected to play in the Week 16 game.
--OG Ryan Lilja: Indianapolis Colts OG Ryan Lilja (knee) is expected to play in the Week 16 game.
--OT Ryan Diem: Indianapolis Colts OT Ryan Diem (groin) is expected to play in the Week 16 game.
Defense
--DL Dwight Freeney: Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney (shoulder) is expected to play in the Week 16 game.
--CB Nick Harper: Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (ankle) is expected to play in the Week 16 game.
--CB Marlin Jackson: Indianapolis Colts S Marlin Jackson (shoulder) is not expected to play in the Week 16 game.
--FS Bob Sanders: Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (knee) is not expected to play Week 16 after missing the Week 15 game.
--FS Antoine Bethea: Indianapolis Colts S Antoine Bethea (shoulder) is expected to practice Wednesday, Dec. 20, and he should play Week 16.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Maurice Jones-Drew: Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (knee) is expected to play in the team's Week 16 game.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Fred Taylor: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor (hamstring) aggravated a hamstring injury in Week 15 and did not return. Taylor will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Dec. 20.
--RB Montell Owens: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Montell Owens (head) sustained a head injury Week 15 and will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Dec. 20, although the team is hopeful Owens will play Week 16.

Kansas City Chiefs
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Michael Bennett: Kansas City Chiefs RB Michael Bennett (ankle) is uncertain to play in the team's Week 16 game.
--OT Kyle Turley: Kansas City Chiefs OT Kyle Turley's (shoulder) status for the team's Week 16 game is uncertain.
Defense
--DL Jimmy Wilkerson: Kansas City Chiefs DT Jimmy Wilkerson's (hamstring) status for the team's Week 16 game is uncertain.
--LB Rich Scanlon: Kansas City Chiefs LB Rich Scanlon's (neck) status for the team's Week 16 game is uncertain.

Miami Dolphins
Current Updates
Offense
--OG Jeno James: MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins placed OG Jeno James (knee) on the Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 19, ending his season.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Ronnie Brown: Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (hand) has been cleared to practice and will play Week 16.
--WR Marty Booker: Miami Dolphins WR Marty Booker (ankle) suffered "a pretty good ankle sprain" during the Week 15 game and will be evaluated on a day-to-day basis for Week 16, according to head coach Nick Saban.
--OT Damion McIntosh: Miami Dolphins OT Damion McIntosh (arm) should be recovered in a few days, according to head coach Nick Saban. McIntosh might be able to start the Week 16 game.
Defense
--DL Dan Wilkinson: Miami Dolphins DT Dan Wilkinson (knee) did not play Week 15 and his status for the Week 16 game is uncertain.

Minnesota Vikings
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Brooks Bollinger: Minnesota Vikings QB Brooks Bollinger (shoulder) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is questionable for Week 16.
--QB Tarvaris Jackson: Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson (knee) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is probable for Week 16.
--RB Chester Taylor: Minnesota Vikings RB Chester Taylor (ribs) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is probable for Week 16.
--WR Marcus Robinson: Minnesota Vikings WR Marcus Robinson (hip) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is probable for Week 16.
--WR Travis Taylor: Minnesota Vikings WR Travis Taylor (ankle) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is questionable for Week 16.
--TE Jeff Dugan: Minnesota Vikings TE Jeff Dugan (knee) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is probable for Week 16.
Defense
--DL Pat Williams: Minnesota Vikings DL Pat Williams (knee) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is probable for Week 16.
--DL Kevin Williams: Minnesota Vikings DL Kevin Williams (shoulder) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is probable for Week 16.
--DL Spencer Johnson: Minnesota Vikings DL Spencer Johnson (ankle) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.
--LB Napoleon Harris: Minnesota Vikings LB Napoleon Harris (wrist) was limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is probable for Week 16.
--CB Fred Smoot: Minnesota Vikings CB Cedric Griffin (neck) missed practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is doubtful for Week 16. CB Fred Smoot could replace Griffin if he is unable to play.
--CB Cedric Griffin: Minnesota Vikings CB Cedric Griffin (neck) missed practice Tuesday, Dec. 19, and is doubtful for Week 16. CB Fred Smoot could replace Griffin if he is unable to play.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Troy Williamson: Minnesota Vikings WR Troy Williamson (shoulder) sustained a shoulder sprain in Week 15 but remained in the game.
Special Teams
--HC Brad Childress: Minnesota Vikings RB Chester Taylor (wrist) sustained a wrist injury during the team's Week 15 game, and head coach Brad Childress said Taylor is expected to undergo X-rays to determine the severity of the injury. Taylor, however, claims the injury is not serious and will not need to have his wrist examined.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Special Teams
--P Ken Walter: The Associated Press reports New England Patriots P Ken Walter (knee) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Kevin Faulk: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots RB Kevin Faulk (leg) suffered a leg injury Week 15 and his status for the team's Week 16 game is unknown.
--RB Laurence Maroney: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney (ribs) did not play Week 15 and is expected to miss practice time this week.
--TE Benjamin Watson: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (leg) did not play Week 15 and is expected to be questionable for Week 16.
--OT Ryan O'Callaghan: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots OT Ryan O'Callaghan (neck) did not play Week 15 and is expected to be limited in practice this week.
Defense
--DL Vince Wilfork: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots DT Vince Wilfork (leg) did not play Week 15 and may miss the team's Week 16 game.
--SS Rodney Harrison: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots SS Rodney Harrison (shoulder) did not play Week 15 but could be ready for the team's Week 16 game.

New Orleans Saints
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Joe Horn: New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn (groin) will be re-evaluated by the team Wednesday, Dec. 20.
--TE Mark Campbell: New Orleans Saints TE Mark Campbell (knee) will be re-evaluated by the team Wednesday, Dec. 20.
Defense
--FS Omar Stoutmire: New Orleans Saints FS Omar Stoutmire (knee) will be re-evaluated by the team Wednesday, Dec. 20.

New York Giants
Previous Updates
Offense
--C Shaun O'Hara: New York Giants C Shaun O'Hara (ankle) may return to practice with the team this week.
--OG Rich Seubert: New York Giants C Rich Seubert (knee) could return to practice with the team Wednesday, Dec. 20, after sustaining a sprained left knee in the team's Week 15 game.
Defense
--DL Michael Strahan: New York Giants DE Michael Strahan (foot) could make his return to the lineup for Week 16.
--DL Fred Robbins: New York Giants DT Fred Robbins (hamstring) sustained a strained hamstring in Week 15 but could return for the team's Week 16 game.

New York Jets
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Laveranues Coles: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets head coach Eric Mangini did not specify whether WR Laveranues Coles (ribs, back) suffered an injury to his ribs or back during the Week 15 game. Mangini did say he feels "pretty comfortable with him" when asked if Coles would be able to play Week 16.
--C Nick Mangold: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets head coach Eric Mangini said C Nick Mangold (hip) suffered a hip injury Week 15. Mangini indicated he expected Mangold to play Week 16.

Oakland Raiders
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Randy Moss: Oakland Raiders WR Randy Moss (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 16 due to ankle injury.
--WR Alvis Whitted: Oakland Raiders WR Alvis Whitted (wrist) will miss the remainder of the season with a wrist injury.
--OG Kevin Boothe: Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders OG Kevin Boothe (elbow) left the Week 15 game with an elbow injury. He will be questionable for the Week 16 game, but he is expected to play.
--OT Robert Gallery: Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders OT Robert Gallery (elbow) will start the Week 16 game.
Defense
--CB Fabian Washington: Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders CB Fabian Washington (shoulder) suffered a sprained acromioclavicular joint in his shoulder during the Week 15 game. He should be ready to play Week 16.

Philadelphia Eagles
Previous Updates
Defense
--LB Shawn Barber: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles LB Shawn Barber (neck) did not play in the team's Week 15 game but is improving, according to head coach Andy Reid.
--CB William James: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB William James (calf) will undergo an MRI Monday, Dec. 18, to determine the severity of a calf injury suffered during pregame warmups Week 15.
--SS Michael Lewis: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles SS Michael Lewis (knee) could return to practice Thursday, Dec. 21.
Special Teams
--HC Andy Reid: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles LB Shawn Barber (neck) did not play in the team's Week 15 game but is improving, according to head coach Andy Reid.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Offense
--C Jeff Hartings: Pittsburgh Steelers C Jeff Hartings (knee) is questionable for the Week 16 game.
--OT Max Starks: Pittsburgh Steelers OT Max Starks (knee) is out for Week 16 and is likely out for the rest of the 2006 season. He is recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery.
--OT Trai Essex: Pittsburgh Steelers OT Trai Essex or OT Willie Colon will start at right tackle in place of OT Max Starks (knee).
--OT Willie Colon: Pittsburgh Steelers OT Trai Essex or OT Willie Colon will start at right tackle in place of OT Max Starks (knee).
Defense
--LB Clint Kriewaldt: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Clint Kriewaldt (neck) is questionable for the Week 16 game.
--LB Chad Brown: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Chad Brown (ankle) is out for Week 16 and is likely out for the rest of the 2006 season.
--CB Chidi Iwuoma: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Chidi Iwuoma (wrist) is out for the Week 16 game and the rest of the season. He will likely be placed on Injured Reserve.
--CB Bryant McFadden: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (shoulder) is questionable for the Week 16 game.
--FS Mike Logan: Pittsburgh Steelers S Mike Logan (hamstring) has been upgraded to questionable for the Week 16 game.
--FS Ryan Clark: Pittsburgh Steelers S Ryan Clark (groin) is doubtful for the Week 16 game. He has lost his job to rookie S Anthony Smith.
--FS Anthony Smith: Pittsburgh Steelers S Ryan Clark (groin) is doubtful for the Week 16 game. He has lost his job to rookie S Anthony Smith.
--SS Tyrone Carter: Pittsburgh Steelers SS Tyrone Carter (concussion) is questionable for the Week 16 game.
--SS Troy Polamalu: Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (knee) hopes to play in the Week 16 game, but he is considered questionable.

San Diego Chargers
Current Updates
Offense
--RB LaDainian Tomlinson: Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson (jaw) said Monday, Dec. 18, X-rays taken on his injured jaw were not serious. Tomlinson will play in Week 16.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Eric Parker: San Diego Chargers WR Eric Parker (neck) is day-to-day with a neck injury.
--C Scott Mruczkowski: San Diego Chargers OG Scott Mruczkowski (knee) likely will not return to practice Wednesday, Dec. 20.
Defense
--LB Randall Godfrey: San Diego Chargers LB Randall Godfrey (hamstring) may not return to practice Wednesday, Dec. 20.
--LB Marques Harris: San Diego Chargers LB Marques Harris (hamstring) likely will practice Wednesday, Dec. 20.

San Francisco 49ers
Previous Updates
Offense
--TE Eric Johnson: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Eric Johnson (knee) may return for the team's Week 16 game.
--OG Eric Heitmann: The Associated Press reports the San Francisco 49ers have placed C Eric Heitmann (leg) on Injured Reserve, ending his season.
Defense
--LB Derek M. Smith: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Derek M. Smith (hamstring) may return for the team's Week 16 game.
--LB Jay Foreman: The Associated Press reports the San Francisco 49ers have placed LB Jay Foreman (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his season.

St. Louis Rams
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Stephen Davis: St. Louis Rams RB Stephen Davis (hand) suffered an injury to his right hand in Week 15 and underwent X-rays to determine the severity of the injury. Although the results were negative, Davis is expected to undergo additional testing.
--FB Paul Smith: St. Louis Rams FB Paul Smith (neck) did not play Week 15 and will likely miss the team's Week 16 game.
--OG Adam Timmerman: St. Louis Rams OG Adam Timmerman (ribs) did not play Week 15 and is questionable for the team's Week 16 game.
Defense
--DL Victor Adeyanju: St. Louis Rams DE Victor Adeyanju (forearm) did not play Week 15 but may return for the team's Week 16 game.
--CB Tye Hill: St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (thigh) played in the team's Week 15 game and missed only a couple of plays during the game due to leg cramps.
--SS Jerome Carter: St. Louis Rams SS Jerome Carter (ankle) did not play Week 15 and is doubtful for the team's Week 16 game.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Previous Updates
Defense
--DL Ellis Wyms: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Ellis Wyms (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 16.
--LB Shelton Quarles: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Shelton Quarles (ankle, knee) is listed as questionable for Week 16.
--CB Phillip Buchanon: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Phillip Buchanon (groin) is listed as probable for Week 16.
--CB Juran Bolden: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Juran Bolden (hip, foot, ankle, quadriceps) is listed as questionable for Week 16.

Tennessee Titans
Previous Updates
Offense
--TE Bo Scaife: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans TE Bo Scaife (ankle) is expected to be listed as questionable for Week 16.
Defense
--LB Peter Sirmon: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB Peter Sirmon (knee) suffered a knee strain in Week 15 and is expected to be listed as questionable for Week 16.
--LB Ken Amato: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB Ken Amato (neck) suffered a neck sprain in Week 15 and is expected to be listed as questionable for Week 16.
--LB Colby Bockwoldt: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB Colby Bockwoldt (shoulder) is expected to be listed as questionable for Week 16.

Washington Redskins
Previous Updates
Offense
--OG Casey Rabach: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins C Casey Rabach (hand) played the entire Week 15 game with a broken left hand.
--OT Todd Wade: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins OT Jon Jansen (calf) will be questionable for the Week 16 game. OT Todd Wade would start the game if Jansen is unable to play.
--OT Jon Jansen: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins OT Jon Jansen (calf) will be questionable for the Week 16 game. OT Todd Wade would start the game if Jansen is unable to play.

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