Monday Injury Report
on September 29, 2008 @ 16:52:09 PDT

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Arizona Cardinals
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Anquan Boldin: Updating a previous report, The Arizona Republic reports all of the tests on Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (head) have been negative and he is expected to be released from the hospital Sunday, Sept. 28, according to team president Michael Bidwell. "The tests were all negative, which is great news, and it looks like he'll be heading back with us tonight." Bidwill said.
--TE Jerame Tuman: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals TE Jerame Tuman (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a hamstring injury. He may be able to practice this week.
Defense
--DL Gabe Watson: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Gabe Watson (knee) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a knee injury. He is considered week-to-week, but he has been practicing.
--DL Bertrand Berry: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Bertrand Berry (groin) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a left groin strain. He is considered week-to-week and probably will not play in the team's Week 5 game.
--CB Eric Green: NFL.com reports Arizona Cardinals CB Eric Green (knee) suffered a sprained left knee in the second quarter of the team's Week 4 game but returned to the game in the third quarter.
--SS Adrian Wilson: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals SS Adrian Wilson (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a hamstring injury. He is considered day-to-day.

Atlanta Falcons
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Laurent Robinson: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Laurent Robinson (knee) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a knee injury. He is walking better but is not expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OT Todd Weiner: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Atlanta Falcons OT Todd Weiner (knee) will start the teamís Week 4 game.
--OL Sam Baker: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker (concussion) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a concussion. The team is hoping to get him cleared to play.
Defense
--SS Lawyer Milloy: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons SS Lawyer Milloy (ribcage) may be limited during practice this week but is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.

Baltimore Ravens
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Willis McGahee: Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee (undisclosed) was shaken up with an undisclosed injury during the team's Week 4 game. He limped off the field in the second quarter.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Darian Barnes: Buffalo Bills FB Darian Barnes (foot) did not play Week 4 but should play in the team's Week 5 game.
--TE Derek Fine: Buffalo Bills TE Derek Fine (thumb) did not play Week 4 and is considered doubtful for Week 5.
Defense
--CB Terrence McGee: Buffalo Bills CB Ashton Youboty will likely step in as a starter should CB Terrence McGee (knee) miss any time with a sprained knee injury suffered in Week 4. McGee is likely out for Week 5 and could miss several weeks.
--CB Ashton Youboty: Buffalo Bills CB Ashton Youboty will likely step in as a starter should CB Terrence McGee (knee) miss any time with a sprained knee injury suffered in Week 4. McGee is likely out for Week 5 and could miss several weeks.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Jake Delhomme: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers QB Jake Delhomme (quadriceps) was hit early in Week 4 and his quadriceps tightened up as the game went on. He is not expected to miss Week 5.
--WR Ryne Robinson: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR Ryne Robinson (knee) will continue practicing this week but his status is uncertain for Week 5. Robinson was inactive in Week 4 after practicing all week.
--C Geoff Hangartner: Pat Yasinskas, of ESPN.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Jordan Gross (head) suffered a head injury in the team's Week 4 game. OT Travelle Wharton shifted to left tackle and C Geoff Hangartner replaced Wharton at left guard.
--OT Jeff Otah: Updating a previous report, The Associated Press reports the X-rays done on Carolina Panthers OT Jeff Otah's (ankle) right ankle were negative, and he hopes to play Week 5.
--OT Travelle Wharton: Pat Yasinskas, of ESPN.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Jordan Gross (head) suffered a head injury in the team's Week 4 game. OT Travelle Wharton shifted to left tackle and C Geoff Hangartner replaced Wharton at left guard.
--OT Jordan Gross: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Jordan Gross (concussion) was knocked unconscious in Week 4 and left the game. However, head coach John Fox has not ruled out Gross for this week's game.

Chicago Bears
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Brandon Lloyd: The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears WR Brandon Lloyd (knee) left the team's Week 4 game with a knee injury.
Defense
--DL Tommie Harris: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Tommie Harris (knee) missed the team's Week 4 game. It is too early to tell what his status is for Week 5, but he could be available for the game.
--CB Charles Tillman: The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (shoulder) left the team's Week 4 game with a shoulder injury.
--CB Nathan Vasher: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (thumb) temporarily left the team's Week 4 game with a dislocated thumb to get X-rays. X-rays checked out fine and he returned with it wrapped up. Vasher will be expected to play Week 5.
--CB Corey Graham: Updating a previous item, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during the team's Week 4 game. He left the stadium with his right arm in a sling and head coach Lovie Smith said the injury is still being evaluated. Tillman had shoulder surgery following the 2005 season after suffering repetitive dislocations, but Smith declined to discuss specifics of this injury. CB Corey Graham would replace Tillman if he misses time.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Carson Palmer: Chick Ludwig, of the Dayton Daily News, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (elbow) wanted to play in Week 4, but the team's doctors, trainers and head coach Marvin Lewis all said no. Lewis said the team will evaluate Palmer Wednesday, Oct. 1, to see where he is at.
--RB Kenny Watson: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Kenny Watson (hamstring) might not be available for Week 5. Head coach Marvin Lewis said the team might be forced to make a move at running back.
--RB DeDe Dorsey: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB DeDe Dorsey (hamstring) is expected to miss several weeks with a hamstring injury.

Cleveland Browns
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Lawrence Vickers: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns FB Lawrence Vickers (eye) was hit with a beer bottle through his helmet in the team's Week 4 game but is OK physically.
--WR Donte' Stallworth: Cleveland Browns WR Donte' Stallworth (quadriceps) is out for the fourth consecutive game. He has been declared inactive.
--WR Braylon Edwards: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards (shoulder) played in Week 4.
--TE Kellen Winslow: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow (knee) hurt his knee in Week 4 but returned to the game. Head coach Romeo Crennel said heíll be evaluated, but added Winslow should be OK.
--OG Eric Steinbach: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OG Eric Steinbach (shoulder) played in Week 4 and came through the game OK.
--OT Ryan Tucker: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OG Ryan Tucker (hip) did not play Week 4 and is likely to return following the team's bye week.
--OT Kevin Shaffer: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OL Kevin Shaffer (head) left the team's Week 4 game with a likely mild concussion, according to head coach Romeo Crennel.
Defense
--DL Shaun Smith: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DL Shaun Smith (hand) will have surgery Tuesday, Sept. 30, to repair a broken bone in his hand. Smith should play following the team's bye week.
--LB Kamerion Wimbley: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Kamerion Wimbley (groin) played in Week 4.
--LB Kris Griffin: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Kris Griffin (calf) played in Week 4.
--SS Sean Jones: Scott Petrak, of the Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns SS Sean Jones (knee) may be able to return following the team's bye week.

Dallas Cowboys
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Deon Anderson: Dallas Cowboys FB Deon Anderson (knee) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a knee injury. He hopes to be able to play in Week 5.
--WR Sam Hurd: Dallas Cowboys WR Sam Hurd (ankle) played in the team's Week 4 game but was only involved in a handful of snaps.
--OT Kyle Kosier: Dallas Cowboys OG Kyle Kosier (foot) is still in a walking boot and will not play in the team's Week 5 game.
Defense
--DL Tank Johnson: Dallas Cowboys DL Tank Johnson (ankle) played in the team's Week 4 game, but he was limping noticeably. He said he will be better this week.
--LB Anthony Spencer: Dallas Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer (knee) played in the team's Week 4 game but did not see much action.
--SS Roy Williams: Dallas Cowboys SS Roy Williams (forearm) is expected to miss one to two more weeks, but he is doing cardio work to maintain his conditioning.

Denver Broncos
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Andre Hall: Denver Broncos RB Andre Hall (wrist) suffered a sprained wrist during the team's Week 4 game. Hall said he plans to play in the team's Week 5 game, and head coach Mike Shanahan said Hall should be fine.
--WR Cliff Russell: Updating previous reports, Denver Broncos WR Cliff Russell (neck) was walking around Monday, Sept. 29, after injuring his neck during the team's Week 4 game. He likely will miss at least a few games based on the severity of the injury and may be placed on Injured Reserve.
Defense
--DL Dewayne Robertson: Denver Broncos DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a knee injury. The Broncos hope he will be able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--FS Marlon McCree: NFL.com reports Denver Broncos SS Marlon McCree (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury during the team's Week 4 game.

Detroit Lions
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Jon Kitna: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions QB Jon Kitna (knee) practiced Monday, Sept. 29, and is expected to start Week 5.
--OG Stephen Peterman: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions OG Stephen Peterman (hand) will have his cast removed at the end of this week and his playing time will be determined by how much pain can be tolerated. He is expected to be out one to two weeks.
Defense
--DL Shaun Cody: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions DT Shaun Cody (knee) practiced Monday, Sept. 29, but his status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--CB Travis Fisher: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions CB Travis Fisher (groin) did some running Monday, Sept. 29. The team will see how he progresses this week and his status for Week 5 is uncertain.

Green Bay Packers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Aaron Rodgers: Updating ongoing reports, NFL.com reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (shoulder) suffered a sprained right shoulder in Week 4. Rodgers will split the reps with QB Matt Flynn in practice.
--QB Matt Flynn: Updating ongoing reports, NFL.com reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (shoulder) suffered a sprained right shoulder in Week 4. Rodgers will split the reps with QB Matt Flynn in practice.
--RB Ryan Grant: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant (hamstring) participated fully in practice last week and played a majority of the snaps in Week 4. Grant didn't aggravate the injury and appears ready for full-time duty.
--RB Kregg Lumpkin: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Kregg Lumpkin (hamstring) didn't play in Week 4 and his status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--FB Korey Hall: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FB Korey Hall (knee) has missed the last two games because of a sprained knee and his status is uncertain in Week 5.
--WR James Jones: Michael Fabiano, of NFL.com, reports Green Bay Packers rookie WR Jordy Nelson will serve as the team's No. 3 receiver with WR James Jones (knee) inactive for Week 4.
--WR Ruvell Martin: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Ruvell Martin (finger) returned in Week 4 after missing two games because of a broken finger. Martin is expected to play this week, though he will probably practice wearing a protective club on his hand.
--WR Jordy Nelson: Michael Fabiano, of NFL.com, reports Green Bay Packers rookie WR Jordy Nelson will serve as the team's No. 3 receiver with WR James Jones (knee) inactive for Week 4.
--OL Josh Sitton: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OL Josh Sitton (knee) suited up but did not play in Week 4. He should be at full strength this week.
Defense
--DL Jason Hunter: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Jason Hunter (hamstring) injured his hamstring in Week 4 and didn't return to the game. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--DL Cullen Jenkins: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Cullen Jenkins (pectoral) injured his pectoral muscle in the second half in Week 4 and was unable to return to the game. Jenkins' injury appears to be relatively severe, and he is unlikely to play this week.
--LB A.J. Hawk: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (groin) strained his groin in the second half in Week 4 and was unable to finish the game. Hawk's Week 5 status is uncertain at best.
--CB Charles Woodson: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) will miss practice this week with a broken toe, but he likely will be able to play Week 5. The team is hoping Woodson will be able to play until their bye Week 8 and then receive two weeks to heal.
--CB Will Blackmon: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (quadriceps) left the teamís Week 4 game with a quadriceps injury, but he was able to return.
--CB Al Harris: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (spleen) will begin light exercise this week, but his status for the rest of the season won't be known until he undergoes another round of CT scans in three to five weeks.
--FS Nick Collins: Greg A. Bedard, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (back) suffered a back injury during the team's Week 4 game.
--SS Atari Bigby: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers SS Atari Bigby (hamstring) has not played in two games, and his status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--SS Aaron Rouse: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers SS Aaron Rouse (knee) aggravated his sprained knee in Week 4 and was unable to return to the game. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

Houston Texans
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Ahman Green: Michael Fabiano, of NFL.com, reports Houston Texans RB Steve Slaton will start for the second consecutive week. RB Ahman Green (foot) is inactive for Week 4.
--RB Steve Slaton: Michael Fabiano, of NFL.com, reports Houston Texans RB Steve Slaton will start for the second consecutive week. RB Ahman Green (foot) is inactive for Week 4.
--FB Chris Taylor: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans FB Chris Taylor (leg) likely will be limited this week with a leg injury. It is not sure how severe the injury is.
--TE Mark Bruener: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans TE Mark Bruener (hamstring) missed the team's game in Week 4, but he should return to practice this week. He could play Week 5.
Defense
--LB DeMeco Ryans: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB DeMeco Ryans (ankle) will be limited in practice this week, but he likely will be able to play Week 5.
--FS C.C. Brown: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans FS C.C. Brown (arm) will be placed on the Injured Reserve.
--SS Brandon Harrison: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans SS Brandon Harrison (shoulder) missed the team's Week 4 game with a sprained shoulder. It is unsure if Harrison will play this week.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Roy Hall: Indianapolis Colts WR Roy Hall (knee) is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--TE Jacob Tamme: Indianapolis Colts TE Jacob Tamme's (ankle) status for the team's Week 5 game is uncertain.
--OG Mike Pollak: Indianapolis Colts OG Mike Pollak (knee) is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OT Dan Federkeil: Indianapolis Colts OL Dan Federkeil (shoulder) is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OL Tony Ugoh: Indianapolis Colts OT Tony Ugoh (groin) is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
Defense
--FS Bob Sanders: Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (ankle, knee) will not play in the team's Week 5 game. He is out until at least Oct. 27.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Current Updates
Defense
--CB Rashean Mathis: The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis (shin) left the teamís Week 4 game with a shin injury but should be OK.

Kansas City Chiefs
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Brodie Croyle: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Brodie Croyle (shoulder) will not play Week 5.
--OT Herb Taylor: Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Kansas City Chiefs OT Branden Albert (elbow) was carted off the field during the team's Week 4 game after suffering an apparent hyperextended elbow. He was replaced by OT Herb Taylor.
--OL Branden Albert: Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Kansas City Chiefs OT Branden Albert (elbow) was carted off the field during the team's Week 4 game after suffering an apparent hyperextended elbow. He was replaced by OT Herb Taylor.
Defense
--LB Donnie Edwards: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Donnie Edwards (ankle) is unlikely to play Week 5.
--CB Patrick Surtain: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Patrick Surtain (shoulder) is uncertain to play Week 5.

Miami Dolphins
Current Updates
Defense
--LB Reggie Torbor: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Reggie Torbor (hamstring) fully participated in practice Monday, Sept. 29. He likely will be able to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--CB Michael Lehan: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins CB Michael Lehan (hamstring, ankle) fully participated in practice Monday, Sept. 29. He likely will play in the team's Week 5 game.

Minnesota Vikings
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Gus Frerotte: Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (hand) said he will be ready to play in the team's Week 5 game. He suffered a laceration on his left hand that required stitches.
--WR Sidney Rice: Minnesota Vikings WR Sidney Rice (knee) played on a limited basis in the team's Week 4 game.
Defense
--DL Ray Edwards: Minnesota Vikings DL Ray Edwards (shoulder) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a shoulder injury.
--LB E.J. Henderson: NFL.com reports Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (foot) suffered an apparent foot injury in the second quarter of the team's Week 4 game.
--FS Madieu Williams: Minnesota Vikings FS Madieu Williams (neck) is expected to miss at least two more games with a neck injury. He was able to practice on a limited basis last week.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Kelley Washington: Karen Guregian, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots WR Kelley Washington (ankle) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Monday, Sept. 29.
--OL Mark LeVoir: Karen Guregian, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots OL Mark LeVoir (undisclosed) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Monday, Sept. 29.
Defense
--LB Eric Alexander: Karen Guregian, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots LB Eric Alexander (calf) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Monday, Sept. 29.
--CB Lewis Sanders: Karen Guregian, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots CB Lewis Sanders (undisclosed) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Monday, Sept. 29.
--CB Jonathan Wilhite: Karen Guregian, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots CB Jonathan Wilhite (undisclosed) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Monday, Sept. 29.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Offense
--WR David Patten: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints WR David Patten (groin) played a couple of series in the team's Week 4 game but left the game early.
Defense
--CB Randall Gay: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints CB Randall Gay (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a hamstring injury. Head coach Sean Payton said he hopes Gay will return this week.
--SS Chris Reis: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints SS Chris Reis (hamstring) left the team's Week 4 game because of a strained hamstring. He may miss some time because of the injury.
Special Teams
--PK Martin Gramatica: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints PK Martin Gramatica (groin) tweaked his groin during warmups prior to the team's Week 4 game. He should be able to play in the team's Week 5 game.

New York Giants
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Mario Manningham: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Mario Manningham (illness) did not participate in practice Monday, Sept. 29. He should be able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Defense
--DL Jerome McDougle: New York Giants DL Jerome McDougle (knee) did not practice Monday, Sept. 29.
--DL Mathias Kiwanuka: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants DL Mathias Kiwanuka (ankle) practiced Monday, Sept. 29, and said his lower left leg feels much better after a full week of rest.
--CB R.W. McQuarters: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants CB R.W. McQuarters (calf) practiced on a limited basis Monday, Sept. 29.
Special Teams
--PK John Carney: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (knee) is expected to be the team's kicker in their Week 5 game. The Giants will keep PK John Carney on the roster for now in case of a setback.
--PK Lawrence Tynes: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (knee) is expected to be the team's kicker in their Week 5 game. The Giants will keep PK John Carney on the roster for now in case of a setback.

Oakland Raiders
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Justin Fargas: Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports the Oakland Raiders are hopeful RB Justin Fargas (groin) can return in Week 6 following the team's bye week.
--RB Darren McFadden: Michael Fabiano, of NFL.com, reports Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (toe) is active for the team's Week 4 game against the San Diego Chargers.
Defense
--CB Nnamdi Asomugha: Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Oakland Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha (elbow) likely would not have played Week 4, according to head coach Lane Kiffin, if the team had other options.

Philadelphia Eagles
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Donovan McNabb: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (chest) played in the team's Week 4 game and appeared to have not made his injury worse. Head coach Andy Reid felt he could not risk having McNabb run a quarterback sneak in the game.
--RB Brian Westbrook: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (ankle) could have practiced Monday, Sept. 29, if there had been a practice, according to head coach Andy Reid. The team will know more about Westbrook's status Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--WR Kevin Curtis: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (hernia) is still not scheduled to practice with the regular offense this week. Head coach Andy Reid sounded as if Curtis' time with the scout team last week did not go well.
--TE L.J. Smith: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith (back) missed the team's Week 4 game. Head coach Andy Reid seemed encouraged by Smith's progress.
--OG Shawn Andrews: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said OG Shawn Andrews (back) was no better Monday, Sept. 29. Andrews is expected to visit a specialist.
Defense
--DL Victor Abiamiri: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DE Victor Abiamiri (wrist) appears to not be on the radar.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Offense
--OG Kendall Simmons: Pittsburgh Steelers OG Kendall Simmons (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury during the team's Week 4 game. He needed assistance from trainers to get off the field.
Defense
--LB Andre Frazier: ESPN's Suzy Kolber reports Pittsburgh Steelers LB Andre Frazier (spine) suffered a spine injury during the team's Week 4 game. He needed to be immobilized before getting carted off the field, but he was able to move his arms.

San Diego Chargers
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Mike Tolbert: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers FB Mike Tolbert (ankle) is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OG Mike Goff: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers OG Mike Goff (knee) underwent an MRI exam Monday, Sept. 29, and his status for Week 5 has yet to be determined.
Defense
--DL Jyles Tucker: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Jyles Tucker (hamstring) could be in jeopardy of missing the team's Week 5 game.
--LB Shaun Phillips: Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips (ankle) is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--LB Shawne Merriman: San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman (knee) told Rock 105.3 KIOZ-FM in San Diego Monday, Sept. 29, he will remain on crutches for another week before beginning his rehab.

San Francisco 49ers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Alex D. Smith: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers QB Alex D. Smith (shoulder) is progressing well and it appears as if he will not need surgery to insert a screw to aid in the healing process. He might have a procedure to remove the wire sutures that were inserted in the surgery to repair his separated shoulder last December.
--WR Bryant Johnson: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Bryant Johnson (hamstring) played in the team's Week 4 game. He should be able to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OT Jonas Jennings: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OT Jonas Jennings (shoulder) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a shoulder injury. He is not expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
Defense
--LB Manny Lawson: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Manny Lawson's (hamstring) status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--CB Donald Strickland: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Donald Strickland (knee) played in the team's Week 4 game.
--FS Dashon Goldson: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers FS Dashon Goldson (shoulder) started in the team's Week 4 game.
--SS Michael Lewis: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers SS Michael Lewis (elbow) started in the team's Week 4 game.
--SS Keith Lewis: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers SS Keith Lewis (knee) played in the team's week 4 game.

Seattle Seahawks
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Seneca Wallace: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Seneca Wallace (calf) missed the team's Week 3 game, but he was able to return to practice Monday, Sept. 29. He will likely be the No. 2 quarterback.
--RB Maurice Morris: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Maurice Morris (knee) missed the team's practice Monday, Sept. 29, and he has a remote chance of playing Week 5. He has missed two games and would likely be the backup running back if he plays.
--WR Koren Robinson: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Koren Robinson (knee) practiced Monday, Sept. 29. He is expected to play Week 5 after missing Week 3.
--WR Deion Branch: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) practiced Monday, Sept. 29, and said he would make his game debut Week 5. He would likely be the backup to WR Billy McMullen, but he worked with the No. 1 offense in practice.
--WR Bobby Engram: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (shoulder) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 29. He has been out since the preseason. He will likely get back into the starting lineup.
--OG Floyd Womack: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks OG Floyd Womack (hamstring) practiced Monday, Sept. 29, and he is expected to play Week 5.
--OT Sean Locklear: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks OT Sean Locklear (knee) worked with the team's starters during practice Monday, Sept. 29.
Defense
--CB Marcus Trufant: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant (hand) used a less cumbersome cast on his hand Monday, Sept. 29. He has been playing with a club-like cast.
--CB Kelly Jennings: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Kelly Jennings (rib) should return to starting Week 5 after seeing limited action Week 3.

St. Louis Rams
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Randy McMichael: CBSSports.com reports St. Louis Rams TE Randy McMichael (ankle) suffered a right ankle injury in the fourth quarter of the team's Week 4 game.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current Updates
Offense
--FB B.J. Askew: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB B.J. Askew (hamstring) may try to participate in practice this week. He is considered questionable for the team's Week 5 game.
--WR Joey Galloway: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Joey Galloway (ankle) may try to participate in practice this week. Head coach Jon Gruden does not seem confident about Galloway's chances of playing in the team's Week 5 game.
--OG Davin Joseph: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph (foot) will try to participate in practice this week. His status for the team's Week 5 game is uncertain.
Defense
--DL Ryan Sims: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Ryan Sims (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a hamstring injury. He is considered questionable for Week 5.
--LB Derrick Brooks: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks (hamstring) played in the team's Week 4 game. He may be limited during practice this week.
--CB Aqib Talib: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib (hamstring) played in the team's Week 4 game. He should be able to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--SS Sabby Piscitelli: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Sabby Piscitelli (elbow) suffered an elbow injury in the team's Week 4 game. His elbow was in a brace Monday, Sept. 29, but he said he will play through the injury.

Tennessee Titans
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Vince Young: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (knee) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a knee injury. Head coach Jeff Fisher said Young might practice this week.
Defense
--CB Reynaldo Hill: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans CB Reynaldo Hill (hamstring) appeared to suffer a hamstring injury in the team's Week 4 game. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

Washington Redskins
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Malcolm Kelly: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Malcolm Kelly (ankle) was not active for the team's Week 4 game because of an ankle injury.
--OG Randy Thomas: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins OG Randy Thomas (toe) suffered a turf toe injury in Week 4, though it is not expected to cause problems.
--OT Stephon Heyer: Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins OT Stephon Heyer (shoulder) was active in Week 4 and tweaked his shoulder on a field goal play. Heyer did not play on offense.
Defense
--DL Jason Taylor: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Jason Taylor (calf) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a calf injury. He is not expected to play in Week 5.
--CB Shawn Springs: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (calf) suffered a calf injury in the team's Week 4 game. The injury is not expected to keep him out of the team's Week 5 game.

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