Wednesday Practice Report
on October 1, 2008 @ 15:07:59 PDT

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Arizona Cardinals
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Anquan Boldin: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (head) made an appearance at the team's facility Tuesday, Sept. 30, and said he was doing OK. He appeared to have a slightly swollen jaw.
--TE Leonard Pope: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals TE Leonard Pope (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--TE Jerame Tuman: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals TE Jerame Tuman (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He could practice at some point this week.
Defense
--DL Bertrand Berry: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Bertrand Berry (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is listed as day-to-day.
--DL Gabe Watson: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Gabe Watson (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He should be able to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--DL Darnell Dockett: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Darnell Dockett (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--SS Adrian Wilson: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals SS Adrian Wilson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is listed as day-to-day and wants to play in the team's Week 5 game.

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 participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will not play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OT Todd Weiner: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons OT Todd Weiner (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OL Sam Baker: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but did work out with the trainers. There is a possibility that he could play in the team's Week 5 game.
Defense
--DL Grady Jackson: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DL Grady Jackson (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--DL Jason Jefferson: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DL Jason Jefferson (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will not play in the team's Week 5 game.

Baltimore Ravens
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Willis McGahee: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee (chest) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. The Ravens will limit the contact he receives during practice because of the injury. McGahee said he is day-to-day but should be able to start in the team's Week 5 game.
--WR Yamon Figurs: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Yamon Figurs (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He should be able to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--TE Joe Reitz: The Baltimore Ravens have announced they have placed OT Joe Reitz (undisclosed) on their practice squad Injured Reserve list.
Defense
--DL Kelly Gregg: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DT Kelly Gregg (knee) will not play in the team's Week 5 game. Head coach John Harbaugh said the team is sending Gregg's MRI to other doctors. Gregg could be out for a couple of weeks and could miss the rest of the season.
--LB Nick Greisen: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Nick Greisen (thigh) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He expected to be the team's top backup at linebacker in their Week 5 game.
--LB Antwan Barnes: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Antwan Barnes (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is listed as questionable for the team's Week 5 game and could be a game-time decision.
--CB Derrick Martin: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Derrick Martin (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He should be able to play on special teams Week 5.
--CB Samari Rolle: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (shoulder) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a shoulder injury. He is considered questionable for the team's Week 5 game.
--SS Dawan Landry: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens SS Dawan Landry (neck) did not play in the team's Week 4 game because of a neck injury. He is not expected to practice this week and likely will not play in the team's Week 5 game.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Roscoe Parrish: Buffalo Bills WR Roscoe Parrish (thumb) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game.
--TE Derek Fine: Buffalo Bills TE Derek Fine (thumb) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is considered doubtful for the team's Week 5 game.
Defense
--DL Aaron Schobel: Buffalo Bills DL Aaron Schobel (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--DL Marcus Stroud: Buffalo Bills DL Marcus Stroud (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--CB Terrence McGee: Buffalo Bills CB Terrence McGee (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Moore: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers QB Matt Moore (leg) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is walking fine, but it may be another week before he is ready to return.
--OT Jeff Otah: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Jeff Otah (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He said he is day-to-day.
--OT Jordan Gross: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Jordan Gross (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is considered doubtful for the team's Week 5 game.
Defense
--CB Ken Lucas: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers CB Ken Lucas (ankle) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will be able to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--SS Quinton Teal: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers SS Quinton Teal (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He should be able to play in the team's Week 5 game.

Chicago Bears
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Marty Booker: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Marty Booker (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--WR Brandon Lloyd: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Brandon Lloyd (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His injury is not believed to be serious, and he has a chance to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OT Chris Williams: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OT Chris Williams (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
Defense
--DL Tommie Harris: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Tommie Harris (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--CB Charles Tillman: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (shoulder) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. The injury is not considered too serious and has a chance to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--CB Nathan Vasher: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (thumb) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--FS Kevin Payne: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears FS Kevin Payne (neck) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Carson Palmer: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (elbow) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He worked in run game drills and did what head coach Marvin Lewis said was "rehab throwing" on the side. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--RB Kenny Watson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Kenny Watson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--RB DeDe Dorsey: The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have placed RB DeDe Dorsey (hamstring) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
--RB Chris Perry: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Chris Perry (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Defense
--DL Domata Peko: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Domata Peko (hand) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--LB Dhani Jones: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Dhani Jones (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--LB Corey Mays: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Corey Mays (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--CB Johnathan Joseph: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--SS Dexter Jackson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals SS Dexter Jackson (thumb) will not play in the team's Week 5 game.

Dallas Cowboys
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Deon Anderson: Dallas Cowboys FB Deon Anderson (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Defense
--DL Tank Johnson: Dallas Cowboys DL Tank Johnson (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He was rehabbing his ankle on the side during practice.
--DL Stephen Bowen: Dallas Cowboys DL Stephen Bowen (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Denver Broncos
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Andre Hall: Denver Broncos RB Andre Hall (wrist) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will play in the team's Week 5 game if he continues to practice this week and does not have any setbacks.
--WR Cliff Russell: The Denver Broncos have announced they have placed WR Cliff Russell (neck) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
--WR Darrell Jackson: Denver Broncos WR Darrell Jackson (calf) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
Defense
--DL John Engelberger: Denver Broncos DL John Engelberger (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will be monitored throughout the week.
--DL Dewayne Robertson: Denver Broncos DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He should be able to play in the team's Week 5 game, barring any setbacks.

Detroit Lions
Current Updates
Offense
--OG Stephen Peterman: Updating a previous report, Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions OT Stephen Peterman (hand) is considered questionable for the team's Week 5 game because of a broken hand. Peterman said he hopes to play in the game, but head coach Rod Marinelli said doctors have not made a final decision yet.
--OT George Foster: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions did not provide an update for OT George Foster (knee) and his status for Week 5 is uncertain.
Defense
--CB Travis Fisher: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions CB Travis Fisher (groin) moved well in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but was still limited. He could play Week 5.

Green Bay Packers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Aaron Rodgers: The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (shoulder) only performed a few handoffs during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, before leaving the practice field.
--RB Ryan Grant: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant (hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for the team's Week 5 game.
--RB Kregg Lumpkin: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Kregg Lumpkin (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will not play in the team's Week 5 game.
--FB Korey Hall: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FB Korey Hall (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will not play in the team's Week 5 game.
--WR Ruvell Martin: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Ruvell Martin (finger) practiced with a small splint on his finger Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for the team's Week 5 game.
--WR James Jones: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR James Jones (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will play in the team's Week 5 game.
--C Scott Wells: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers C Scott Wells (back) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for the team's Week 5 game and will play in the game.
--OL Josh Sitton: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OG Josh Sitton (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for the team's Week 5 game and should be able to play in the game.
Defense
--DL Cullen Jenkins: The Green Bay Packers have announced they have placed DL Cullen Jenkins (chest) on the Injured Reserve with a chest injury.
--DL Ryan Pickett: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Ryan Pickett (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will play in the team's Week 5 game.
--DL Jason Hunter: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Jason Hunter (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game.
--LB A.J. Hawk: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--CB Will Blackmon: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (quadriceps) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for the team's Week 5 game.
--CB Charles Woodson: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will play in the team's Week 5 game. The Packers are hoping Woodson can play the next three games, and then get two weeks for his toe to heal over the bye.
--FS Nick Collins: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--SS Atari Bigby: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers SS Atari Bigby (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for the team's Week 5 game is uncertain.
--SS Aaron Rouse: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers SS Aaron Rouse (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

Houston Texans
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Ahman Green: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ahman Green (ankle) will practice this week and he should play as a backup Week 5.
--FB Chris Taylor: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Chris Taylor (quadriceps) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he will likely play Week 5.
--TE Mark Bruener: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans TE Mark Bruener (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He has missed two games but may play Week 5.
--OT Eric Winston: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans OT Eric Winston (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he will start Week 5.
Defense
--LB DeMeco Ryans: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB DeMeco Ryans (ankle) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he will likely start Week 5.
--LB Kevin Bentley: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB Kevin Bentley (ankle) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he should be available as a backup Week 5. The team hopes he can practice this week.
--FS C.C. Brown: Updating a previous report, The Associated Press reports the Houston Texans have placed FS C.C. Brown (forearm) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
--FS Will Demps: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans FS Will Demps (hamstring) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he is expected to play Week 5.
--SS Brandon Harrison: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans S Brandon Harrison (shoulder) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 1, and should play Week 5.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Roy Hall: Indianapolis Colts WR Roy Hall (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--TE Jacob Tamme: Indianapolis Colts TE Jacob Tamme (ankle) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OG Mike Pollak: Indianapolis Colts OG Mike Pollak (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OT Dan Federkeil: Indianapolis Colts OG Dan Federkeil (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OL Tony Ugoh: Indianapolis Colts OT Tony Ugoh (groin) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Fred Taylor: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor (hand) should be ready to play in Week 5.
--RB Maurice Jones-Drew: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (ankle) should be at full strength for the Jags' Week 5 contest.
--WR Jerry Porter: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jerry Porter (hamstring) played in Week 4 and should be at full strength for Week 5.
--WR Troy Williamson: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Troy Williamson (thigh) is improving in his rehab and is working toward returning to practice before Week 5.
--C Brad Meester: Jacksonville Jaguars C Brad Meester (biceps) is improving but is likely still another week away from returning to action.
--OG Chris Naeole: Jacksonville Jaguars OG Chris Naeole (knee) could return to action in Week 5. He hasn't played since Week 2.
Defense
--DL Reggie Hayward: Jacksonville Jaguars DE Reggie Hayward (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--DL Tony McDaniel: Jacksonville Jaguars DT Tony McDaniel (biceps) should be ready to play in Week 5 after being inactive in Week 4.
--LB Thomas Williams: Jacksonville Jaguars LB Thomas Williams (shoulder) missed the team's Week 4 contest but should be ready for Week 5.
--LB Justin Durant: Jacksonville Jaguars LB Justin Durant (groin) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--CB Drayton Florence: Jacksonville Jaguars CB Drayton Florence (groin) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--CB Rashean Mathis: Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis (shin) missed most of Week 4 with a bruised shin but should practice on a limited basis this week.
--FS Reggie Nelson: Jacksonville Jaguars FS Reggie Nelson (knee) is expected to return to practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, after a bruised knee kept him out of Week 4 action.

Kansas City Chiefs
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Brodie Croyle: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Brodie Croyle (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OT Herb Taylor: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs OT Branden Albert (elbow) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game. OT Herb Taylor will start in his place.
--OL Branden Albert: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs OT Branden Albert (elbow) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game. OT Herb Taylor will start in his place.
Defense
--DL Tamba Hali: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs DL Tamba Hali (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He likely will play in the team's Week 5 game.
--LB Donnie Edwards: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Donnie Edwards (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He will not play in the team's Week 5 game.
--CB Patrick Surtain: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Patrick Surtain (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--CB Dimitri Patterson: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Dimitri Patterson (quadriceps) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.

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 Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected 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 (ankle, hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game as long as he does not suffer a setback.

Minnesota Vikings
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Gus Frerotte: Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (hand) took several stitches in his left, non-throwing hand following Week 4. He said that will not keep him from starting the team's Week 5 game against the New Orleans Saints.
Defense
--DL Ray Edwards: Minnesota Vikings DE Ray Edwards (shoulder) will likely have his status updated when the team resumes practicing Thursday, Oct. 2. Edwards did not play during Week 4 and was limited in practice last week.
--LB E.J. Henderson: Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (toes) may miss the team's Week 5 game versus the New Orleans Saints because of two dislocated toes on his left foot. The team will not return to practice until Thursday, Oct. 2, and his status for the game is unlikely to come until then.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Laurence Maroney: New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney (shoulder) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for team's Week 5 game.
--RB LaMont Jordan: New England Patriots RB LaMont Jordan (foot) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is not on the injury report for team's Week 5 game.
--WR Kelley Washington: Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots WR Kelley Washington (ankle) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--OL Mark LeVoir: Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots OT Mark LeVoir (undisclosed) was present during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Defense
--LB Eric Alexander: Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots LB Eric Alexander (calf) was not present during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--LB Jerod Mayo: Christopher L. Gasper, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (wrist) was spotted wearing a cast during practice Monday, Sept. 29, because his wrist was hurt a little last week, according to a league source. The source said Mayo is fine and the wrist will not be an issue.
--CB Lewis Sanders: Updating a previous report, New England Patriots CB Lewis Sanders (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--CB Jonathan Wilhite: Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots CB Jonathan Wilhite (illness) was present during the media-access portion of practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Aaron Stecker: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints RB Aaron Stecker (hamstring) was limited in practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he should be able to play Week 5 if active. He was healthy enough to play Week 4 but was inactive.
--FB Mike Karney: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints FB Mike Karney (ankle) was limited in practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he should be back for Week 5.
--WR Marques Colston: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (thumb) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and he will be in a cast for one more week. He is targeting the teamís Week 8 game for his return.
--WR David Patten: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints WR David Patten (groin) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is unknown, but f he does or doesnít practice Thursday, Oct. 2, will give a better indication.
--WR Terrance Copper: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints WR Terrance Copper (hamstring) was limited in practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he should play Week 5.
--TE Jeremy Shockey: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints TE Jeremy Shockey (hernia) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and he is two to five weeks away from returning.
--TE Mark Campbell: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints TE Mark Campbell (hamstring) was limited in practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, but his status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--C Jonathan Goodwin: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints C Jonathan Goodwin (hamstring) was limited in practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he should be able to play Week 5. He likely sat out parts of practice to rest.
Defense
--CB Aaron Glenn: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints CB Aaron Glenn (ankle) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is out of the boot and off crutches. His status for Week 5 is uncertain, but it appears he might not play in the game.
--CB Randall Gay: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints CB Randall Gay (hamstring) was limited in practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, but he should be back for Week 5.
--SS Chris Reis: Larry Holder, of the Biloxi Sun-Herald, reports New Orleans Saints S Chris Reis (hamstring) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and he might not play Week 5.

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 Wednesday, Oct. 1. He has been sent to the hospital for further testing and is listed as day-to-day.
Defense
--DL Jerome McDougle: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants DL Jerome McDougle (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to be available to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--CB R.W. McQuarters: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants CB R.W. McQuarters (calf) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He may be available to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--CB Terrell Thomas: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Special Teams
--PK Lawrence Tynes: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. The Giants have not decided whether Tynes will kick in the team's Week 5 game.

Philadelphia Eagles
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Donovan McNabb: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (chest) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and said his chest was ďsore.Ē He went through the same thing last week and was fully functional Week 4. McNabb will play in the teamís Week 5 game.
--RB Brian Westbrook: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and he appears to have a good chance of playing Week 5. Westbrook said after practice the session went ďwell, as well as could be expected.Ē
--WR Kevin Curtis: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (hernia) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and appears unlikely to play Week 5.
--TE L.J. Smith: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith (back) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 1, and is expected to play Week 5.
--OG Shawn Andrews: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles OG Shawn Andrews (back) visited a specialist Wednesday, Oct. 1, and did not take part in practice. He said he was feeling better and that the visit was encouraging. He probably will not practice Thursday, Oct. 2, and he doesnít appear ready to fully practice or play yet.
--OT Tra Thomas: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles OT Tra Thomas (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 1, and is expected to play Week 5.
Defense
--DL Dan Klecko: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DT Dan Klecko (hand) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--DL Victor Abiamiri: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DE Victor Abiamiri (wrist) had surgical pins removed and should practice soon. He is still a few weeks from playing.
--CB Asante Samuel: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Asante Samuel (chest) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--SS Quintin Demps: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles S Quintin Demps (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Ben Roethlisberger: Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--RB Willie Parker: ESPNews reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker (knee) is not expected to play in Week 5.
--RB Rashard Mendenhall: Updating a previous report, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed RB Rashard Mendenhall (shoulder) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
--FB Carey Davis: Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he will not know about the severity of FB Carey Davis' (ankle) injury until later in the week.
--OG Kendall Simmons: Updating a previous report, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed OG Kendall Simmons (Achilles') on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
Defense
--DL Nick Eason: Pittsburgh Steelers DL Nick Eason (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. The injury is not considered serious.
--DL Brett Keisel: Pittsburgh Steelers DL Brett Keisel (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He has been ruled out for the team's Week 5 game.
--DL Casey Hampton: Pittsburgh Steelers DL Casey Hampton (groin) has been ruled out of the team's Week 5 game.
--LB Donovan Woods: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Donovan Woods (hamstring) will try to practice this week and may be able to play in the team's Week 5 game, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.
--LB Patrick Bailey: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Patrick Bailey (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--LB James Harrison: Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His injury is not considered to be serious.
--LB Keyaron Fox: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Keyaron Fox (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--LB Andre Frazier: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Andre Frazier (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to be able to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--SS Troy Polamalu: Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His injury is not considered to be serious.

San Diego Chargers
Current Updates
Offense
--RB LaDainian Tomlinson: Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson's (toe) injured toe was causing him fewer problems following Week 4 than any of the previous three weeks the day after the game. Tomlinson said he is looking forward to a full week of practice this week. "Up to this point it is as good as I've felt," Tomlinson said. "And the day after, it's not real sore, so I'm happy with where it is. I'm thinking this is the first week I'll have a full week of practice. That's exciting."
--FB Mike Tolbert: The San Diego Chargers announced FB Mike Tolbert (ankle) did not participate in the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--TE Antonio Gates: The San Diego Chargers announced TE Antonio Gates (hip) did not participate in the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--OG Mike Goff: Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers OG Mike Goff (knee) could have his streak of 99 consecutive starts snapped Week 5 with a strained knee injury suffered in Week 4.
Defense
--DL Jyles Tucker: The San Diego Chargers announced LB Jyles Tucker (hamstring) did not participate in the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--DL Jamal Williams: The San Diego Chargers announced DT Jamal Williams (knee) did not participate in the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

San Francisco 49ers
Current Updates
Offense
--OT Jonas Jennings: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OT Jonas Jennings (shoulder) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and is out for Week 5.
Defense
--LB Manny Lawson: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Manny Lawson (hamstring) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and is out for Week 5, according to head coach Mike Nolan.
--CB Shawntae Spencer: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Shawntae Spencer (knee) is out for the season but has yet to be placed on Injured Reserve. He underwent surgery for a torn ACL last week.

Seattle Seahawks
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Seneca Wallace: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Seneca Wallace (calf) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--RB Maurice Morris: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Maurice Morris (knee) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--WR Deion Branch: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1. He said he would make his game debut Week 5.
--WR Koren Robinson: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Koren Robinson (knee) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--WR Bobby Engram: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--OG Floyd Womack: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks OG Floyd Womack (calf) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to play Week 5.
--OT Sean Locklear: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks OT Sean Locklear (knee) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Defense
--DL Craig Terrill: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks DL Craig Terrill (knee) received Monday, Sept. 29, off to rest a sore knee.
--CB Marcus Trufant: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant (hand) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1.
--CB Kelly Jennings: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Kelly Jennings (rib) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1. He should be back to starting Week 5.

St. Louis Rams
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Dane Looker: Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams WR Dane Looker (concussion) suffered a concussion during the team's Week 4 game. Head coach Jim Haslett said Looker should be available for the team's Week 6 game, as the team has a Week 5 bye.
--TE Randy McMichael: Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams TE Randy McMichael (shin) limped off the field twice during Week 4 with what was believed to be an ankle injury. However, it turns out the injury is a broken tibia and McMichael is expected to be sidelined a minimum of six weeks.
Defense
--LB Will Witherspoon: Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams LB Will Witherspoon (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during the team's Week 4 game. Head coach Jim Haslett said Witherspoon should be available for the team's Week 6 game, as the team has a Week 5 bye.
--CB Tye Hill: Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (knee) is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery for torn cartilage in his right knee. Hill suffered the injury in Week 4. He is expected to be sidelined a month.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current Updates
Offense
--FB B.J. Askew: Charlie Campbell, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB B.J. Askew (hamstring) will miss three to four weeks with a torn hamstring. Askew said he injured his hamstring during the opening kickoff return of overtime in Week 3.
--WR Joey Galloway: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Joey Galloway (ankle) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but thereís nothing to indicate he wonít be back on the field Week 5.
--OG Davin Joseph: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph (foot) was back at practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but his playing status for Week 5 is uncertain. His foot injury is taking longer than expected to heal.
Defense
--DL Ryan Sims: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Ryan Sims (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and he is questionable for Week 5.
--LB Derrick Brooks: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, and should play Week 5.
--CB Aqib Talib: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 1, and should play Week 5.
--SS Sabby Piscitelli: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Sabby Piscitelli (elbow) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. His elbow is in a brace so he might miss Week 5.

Tennessee Titans
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Vince Young: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (knee) returned to the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and will be questionable for Week 5. He will either be the No. 2 or No. 3 quarterback.
--RB LenDale White: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White (shoulder) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and his status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--WR Justin Gage: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Justin Gage (knee) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and his status for Week 5 is uncertain.
Defense
--CB Reynaldo Hill: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans CB Reynaldo Hill (hamstring) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and his status for Week 5 is uncertain.
Special Teams
--P Craig Hentrich: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans P Craig Hentrich (back) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and 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) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is expected to be available to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OG Randy Thomas: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins OG Randy Thomas (toe) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He expects to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--OT Stephon Heyer: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins OT Stephon Heyer (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He is considered day-to-day.
Defense
--DL Jason Taylor: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Jason Taylor (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, but did do some light agility work. He is not expected to play in the team's Week 5 game.
--CB Shawn Springs: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. He expects to play in the team's Week 5 game.

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