Monday Injury Report
on October 6, 2008 @ 10:21:40 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) did not play in the team's Week 5 game. He may not be able to play in Week 6.
--TE Jerame Tuman: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals TE Jerame Tuman (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a hamstring injury. He is considered week-to-week.
--TE Leonard Pope: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals TE Leonard Pope (ankle) played on a limited basis in the team's Week 5 game. He is considered day-to-day.
--TE Ben Patrick: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals TE Ben Patrick (knee) suffered a knee injury during the team's Week 5 game. He will be re-evaluated this week.
Defense
--DL Bertrand Berry: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Bertrand Berry (groin) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a groin injury. He is considered week-to-week.
--CB Roderick Hood: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals CB Roderick Hood (groin) will undergo an MRI Monday, Oct. 6, after suffering a groin injury during the team's Week 5 game.
--SS Adrian Wilson: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals SS Adrian Wilson (hamstring) played on a limited basis in the team's Week 5 game. 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) is not able to cut on his sprained left knee, but he is unlikely to play Week 6.
--C Ben Wilkerson: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons OL Ben Wilkerson (chest) did not fly back with the team and his status for Week 6 is unknown.
Defense
--DL Jason Jefferson: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DT Jason Jefferson (ankle) did not play in the team's Week 5 game, but he is out of his walking boot.

Baltimore Ravens
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Willis McGahee: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee (chest) will start Week 6.
--WR Derrick Mason: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason (thumb) injured his left thumb on the team's last drive of the game in Week 5. He is expected to start Week 6.
--OT Adam Terry: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens OT Adam Terry (knee) suffered a right knee sprain in the team's Week 5 game. Head coach John Harbaugh is optimistic that Terry will be able to play next week. Terry is considered questionable for Week 6.
Defense
--CB Fabian Washington: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Fabian Washington (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in the team's Week 5 game. Head coach John Harbaugh is optimistic that Washington will be able to play next week. Washington is considered questionable for Week 6.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Trent Edwards: Updating a previous item, The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills head coach Dick Jauron said following the team's Week 5 game that QB Trent Edwards (head) was responsive in the locker room after suffering a concussion. "I just came from Trent," coach Dick Jauron said in his postgame news conference. "Trent was responding, but he was still a little groggy. Hopefully, he'll be fine as time goes by here. It's a good time to have a bye." Jauron added Edwards' neck was being iced after the game and would continue to be iced on the airplane ride home.
Previous Updates
Defense
--CB Terrence McGee: Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills CB Terrence McGee (knee) did not make the trip with the team for Week 5. As previously reported, he is out for the game.
--FS Ko Simpson: Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills FS Ko Simpson (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during 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 (knee) is getting close to a return after practicing Friday, Oct. 3.
--WR D.J. Hackett: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR D.J. Hackett (knee) left the team's Week 5 game with a knee injury. His status is expected to be updated Wednesday, Oct. 8. WR Dwayne Jarrett could be the No. 3 receiver in Week 6 if Hackett can't go.
--WR Dwayne Jarrett: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers WR D.J. Hackett (knee) left the team's Week 5 game with a knee injury. His status is expected to be updated Wednesday, Oct. 8. WR Dwayne Jarrett could be the No. 3 receiver in Week 6 if Hackett can't go.
--OT Jordan Gross: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Jordan Gross (head) is not guaranteed to play in Week 6.
--OT Jeff Otah: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Jeff Otah (ankle) is not believed to have a high ankle sprain and could return for Week 6.
--OL Ryan Kalil: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers C Ryan Kalil (ankle) left the team's Week 5 game with an ankle injury. His status is expected to be updated Wednesday, Oct. 8.
Defense
--LB Hilee Taylor: Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers DL Hilee Taylor (knee) left the team's Week 5 game with a knee injury. His status is expected to be updated Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Chicago Bears
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Brandon Lloyd: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Brandon Lloyd (knee) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a knee injury. He is considered day-to-day and may not play in the team's Week 6 game.
--OT Chris Williams: Updating a previous report, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OT Chris Williams (back) is continuing to show improvement from his back surgery. General manager Jerry Angelo said Williams could play at any time.
Defense
--DL Tommie Harris: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Tommie Harris (knee) is expected to play in the team's Week 6 game. General manager Jerry Angelo said the Bears do not believe Harris is injured.
--LB Nick Roach: Updating a previous report, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Nick Roach's (shoulder) left shoulder popped out during the team's Week 5 game and left the stadium with his arm in a sling. The hope is it is not a serious injury and he will be back on the field soon.
--CB Corey Graham: Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears CB Corey Graham replaced CB Nathan Vasher (wrist) in Week 5.
--CB Nathan Vasher: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (wrist) did not play in the team's Week 5 game after undergoing surgery to insert a pin in his right wrist. He is expected to play in the team's Week 6 game and likely will have some type of protective padding on his wrist.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Carson Palmer: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (elbow) started and played the whole game in Week 5 and was "fine," according to head coach Marvin Lewis. The team said they will know more regarding Palmer's Week 6 status Wednesday, Oct. 8.
--OG Kyle Cook: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals C Kyle Cook (toe) dislocated a toe warming up prior to the team's Week 5 game. However, Cook was still able to play in the game.
Defense
--LB Corey Mays: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Corey Mays (ankle) has a chance to play in Week 6 after sitting out the team's Week 5 game.
--SS Dexter Jackson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals SS Dexter Jackson (thumb) has a chance to play in Week 6 against the New York Jets.

Cleveland Browns
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Donte' Stallworth: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Donte' Stallworth (quadriceps) is expected to play in the team's Week 6 game.
--TE Kellen Winslow: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow (knee) is expected to play in the team's Week 6 game.
--TE Martin Rucker: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Martin Rucker (knee) returned to practice during the team's Week 5 bye.
--OT Ryan Tucker: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OT Ryan Tucker (hip) is expected to play in the team's Week 6 game. He would probably play at right tackle during the game.
--OT Kevin Shaffer: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OT Kevin Shaffer (concussion) was set to begin some activity Monday, Oct. 6. He is considered questionable for the team's Week 6 game.
Defense
--DL Shaun Smith: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DL Shaun Smith (hand) underwent hand surgery during the team's bye week. He said he will play in the team's Week 6 game.
--DL Shaun Rogers: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DL Shaun Rogers (shoulder) is expected to play in the team's Week 6 game.
--SS Sean Jones: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns SS Sean Jones (knee) said he will be a game-time decision for the team's Week 6 game. He is more likely to return for the team's Week 7 game.

Dallas Cowboys
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Deon Anderson: Dallas Cowboys FB Deon Anderson (knee) played in the team's Week 5 game. He saw his full compliment of work at fullback and on special teams during the game.
--C Andre Gurode: Dallas Cowboys C Andre Gurode (ankle) played in the team's Week 5 game. He had some problems but made it through the game.
--OT Kyle Kosier: Dallas Cowboys OG Kyle Kosier (foot) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a foot injury. He continues to rehab his foot but will not play in Week 6.
Defense
--DL Tank Johnson: Dallas Cowboys DL Tank Johnson (ankle) played in the team's Week 5 game. He called it one of his worst games he has had. Johnson is trying to play through the pain.
--DL Stephen Bowen: Dallas Cowboys DL Stephen Bowen (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 5 game. He was inactive for the game more because of needs at other positions than because of his health.
--CB Terence Newman: Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Terence Newman (groin) might miss the team's Week 6 game. Head coach Wade Phillips said Newman underwent more tests on his groin Monday, Oct. 6, and his availability for the game is unknown. Team trainer Jim Maurer said Newman has been bothered by soreness in his groin every since returning to action Sept. 15.
--SS Roy Williams: Dallas Cowboys SS Roy Williams (forearm) may participate in practice some this week but will not play in the team's Week 6 game.

Denver Broncos
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Ryan Torain: Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan said RB Ryan Torain (elbow) has a good chance to start practicing next week, according to doctors. The earliest he'll be available would be after the team's bye in Week 8, according to Shanahan.
--RB Selvin Young: Denver Broncos RB Selvin Young (groin) suffered a groin injury in the team's Week 5 game, though the injury does not appear serious. Young shouldn't miss any playing time.
--WR Eddie Royal: Denver Broncos WR Eddie Royal (ankle) was on crutches Sunday, Oct. 5, after leaving the team's Week 5 game early. Royal doesn't think the injury is serious, but he could still miss this week.
--WR Darrell Jackson: Denver Broncos WR Darrell Jackson (calf) could start in place of WR Eddie Royal (ankle) this week if Royal is unable to go. However, Jackson will need to overcome a calf injury that has forced him to miss the last four games.
--TE Nate Jackson: Denver Broncos TE Nate Jackson will replace TE Tony Scheffler (groin) in Week 6 if Scheffler is unable to go. Jackson could be a big part of the team's passing offense as the coaches have confidence in Jackson, who is a converted receiver.
--TE Tony Scheffler: Denver Broncos TE Tony Scheffler (groin) said his groin has been bothering him, and he injured himself with less than two minutes remaining in the team's Week 5 game. Scheffler said the injury isn't serious, but he has expressed some doubt he will be able to play this week.
Defense
--DL Ebenezer Ekuban: Denver Broncos DL Ebenezer Ekuban (groin) strained his groin in Week 5, and he might be limited in practice this week. However, the injury does not seem major.
Previous Updates
Defense
--LB Boss Bailey: Mike Klis, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos LB Boss Bailey (calf) had to leave the team's Week 5 game at times due to calf cramps.

Detroit Lions
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Dan Orlovsky: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky (knee, ankle) suffered a knee injury and a high ankle sprain in Week 5, but he said he was fine Monday, Oct. 6. Orlovsky is expected to be available for Week 6.
--QB Jon Kitna: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions QB Jon Kitna (back) suffered back spasms at halftime of the team's Week 5 game, and he was unable to return. Kitna could return for Week 6.
--TE Casey FitzSimmons: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (elbow) returned to the team's Week 5 game after suffering an elbow injury, and he is expected to play Week 6.
--OG Stephen Peterman: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions OG Stephen Peterman (hand) sat out the team's Week 5 game with a broken left hand, and his status for Week 6 is uncertain.
--OT George Foster: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions OT George Foster (knee) sat out Week 5 with a hyperextended knee, but he could return for Week 6.
Defense
--CB Travis Fisher: Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions CB Travis Fisher (knee) suffered a knee injury in Week 5.

Green Bay Packers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Aaron Rodgers: Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said during his press conference Monday, Oct. 6, QB Aaron Rodgers (shoulder) will not practice Wednesday, Oct. 8, and the team might limit him Thursday, Oct. 9. The team plans on having Rodgers play in Week 6.
--RB Kregg Lumpkin: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Kregg Lumpkin (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a hamstring injury. His status for Week 6 is uncertain.
--FB Korey Hall: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FB Korey Hall (knee) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a knee injury. His status for Week 6 is uncertain, but he is closer to returning.
--WR James Jones: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR James Jones (knee) played in the team's Week 5 game and appeared to come out of the game fine.
--OT Chad Clifton: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (hamstring) aggravated a hamstring injury during the team's Week 5 game. His status for Week 6 is uncertain.
Defense
--DL Jason Hunter: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Jason Hunter (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a hamstring injury.
--DL Mike Montgomery: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Mike Montgomery (ankle) suffered a sprained ankle during the team's Week 5 game. His status for Week 6 is uncertain, but the early prognosis is that he has a chance to play.
--DL Ryan Pickett: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Ryan Pickett (knee) played in the team's Week 5 game. He has tendonitis in his knees that will be a chronic problem this season. He is expected to play in the team's Week 6 game.
--LB A.J. Hawk: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers LB A.J. Hawk (groin) played in the team's Week 5 game. He did not seem to aggravate his injury and it appears he likely will play in Week 6.
--CB Al Harris: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (spleen) began light exercise last week but will miss at least several more weeks. His status for the rest of the year will not be known until he undergoes another round of CT scans in one to three weeks.
--CB Charles Woodson: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (toe) played in the team's Week 5 game. He said his toe is getting better. He likely will not practice this week but likely will play in the team's Week 6 game.
--FS Nick Collins: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (back) started in the team's Week 5 game and came out of the game fine.
--SS Atari Bigby: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers SS Atari Bigby (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a hamstring injury. His status for Week 6 is uncertain.
--SS Aaron Rouse: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers SS Aaron Rouse (knee) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a knee injury. His status for Week 6 is uncertain.

Houston Texans
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Chris Taylor: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Chris Taylor (quadriceps) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a quadriceps injury. He may be able to play in the team's Week 6 game.
--TE Mark Bruener: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans TE Mark Bruener (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a hamstring injury. He may not play in the team's Week 6 game.
Defense
--FS Will Demps: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans FS Will Demps (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a hamstring injury. The Texans are hoping Demps will be able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 8.
--SS Dominique Barber: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans SS Dominique Barber (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury in the team's Week 5 game. He may be held out of practice this week and likely will miss the team's Week 6 game.
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Schaub: Updating a previous item, Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (illness) spent the night Saturday, Oct. 4, in the hospital with a viral infection. He is dressed and on the field for Week 5, but he will not start the game.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Roy Hall: Indianapolis Colts WR Roy Hall (knee) didn't play in Week 5 because of a minor ankle injury, and his status for Week 6 is uncertain.
--TE Jacob Tamme: Indianapolis Colts TE Jacob Tamme (ankle) didn't play in Week 5 because of a minor ankle injury, and his status is uncertain for Week 6.
--OG Mike Pollak: Indianapolis Colts OG Mike Pollak (knee) started at right guard in Week 5, and his status is uncertain for Week 6.
--OL Tony Ugoh: Indianapolis Colts OT Tony Ugoh (groin) played only on special teams in Week 5, and his status is uncertain for Week 6.
Defense
--DL Dwight Freeney: Indianapolis Colts DL Dwight Freeney (leg) hurt his leg during the team's Week 5 game, and his status for Week 6 is considered uncertain.
--CB Marlin Jackson: Indianapolis Colts CB Marlin Jackson (foot) hurt his foot during the team's Week 5 game, and his status is uncertain for Week 6.
--CB Kelvin Hayden: Indianapolis Colts CB Kelvin Hayden (foot) hurt his foot during the team's Week 5 game, and his status for Week 6 is uncertain.
--FS Bob Sanders: Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (ankle) will be out until at least Week 8 or Week 9 with a serious right ankle sprain. Sanders also had his knee scoped.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Maurice Jones-Drew: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (ankle) will be limited during practice this week.
--C Brad Meester: Jacksonville Jaguars C Brad Meester (biceps) likely will not return to the starting lineup until after the team's Week 7 bye.
--OG Chris Naeole: Jacksonville Jaguars OG Chris Naeole (knee) may be able to play in the team's Week 6 game.
Defense
--DL Rob Meier: The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars DL Rob Meier (knee) suffered a right knee injury in Week 5 but later returned to the game.
--CB Rashean Mathis: Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis (shin) played in the team's Week 5 game. His shin injury is still bothering him.
--CB Drayton Florence: Jacksonville Jaguars CB Drayton Florence (groin) may be ready to get some limited work during practice this week.

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 likely start for the team following their Week 6 bye.

Miami Dolphins
Current Updates
Offense
--TE David Martin: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins TE David Martin (back) suffered a back injury in Week 5, but he was able to continue playing in the game. Martin likely will practice the rest of this week and be able to play for Week 6.

Minnesota Vikings
Current Updates
Defense
--LB E.J. Henderson: ESPNews reports Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (unspecified) will miss the rest of the season because of an unspecified injury.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Offense
--RB LaMont Jordan: Updating a previous item, New England Patriots RB LaMont Jordan (leg) suffered a left leg injury during the first half of the Week 5 game and did not return.
--WR Kelley Washington: New England Patriots WR Kelley Washington (ankle) missed the team's Week 5 game. He has not played since Sept. 14.
Defense
--LB Eric Alexander: New England Patriots LB Eric Alexander (hamstring) missed the team's Week 5 game. He has not played since Sept. 7.
--CB Lewis Sanders: New England Patriots CB Lewis Sanders (hamstring) missed the team's Week 5 game. He has not played since Sept. 21.
--FS Brandon Meriweather: Karen Guregian, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots FS Brandon Meriweather (ankle) left Week 5 in the first quarter with an ankle injury but did return to the game.

New York Giants
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Domenik Hixon: Joe Lapointe, of The New York Times, reports New York Giants WR Domenik Hixon (concussion) said he left the team's Week 5 game early as a precaution.
--OT Kareem McKenzie: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants OT Kareem McKenzie (concussion) is expected to be cleared to practice later this week. McKenzie suffered a concussion in the team's Week 5 game.
Defense
--DL Jerome McDougle: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants DL Jerome McDougle (knee) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a knee injury. He is considered day-to-day.
--CB Terrell Thomas: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 5 game. He appears to be healthy and may be activated for Week 6.

New York Jets
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Brett Favre: Dan Leberfeld, of JetsConfidential.com, reports New York Jets QB Brett Favre (ankle) will play in the team's Week 6 game.
--WR David Clowney: Dan Leberfeld, of JetsConfidential.com, reports New York Jets WR David Clowney (collarbone) will not play Week 6.
Special Teams
--PK Mike Nugent: Dan Leberfeld, of JetsConfidential.com, reports New York Jets PK Mike Nugent (thigh) will not play Week 6.

Oakland Raiders
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Darren McFadden: Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (toe) missed the team's practice Monday, Oct. 6, but he should practice Wednesday, Oct. 8.
--RB Justin Fargas: Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (groin) practiced Monday, Oct. 6, and he is expected to play Week 6.
--TE Ben Troupe: Oakland Raiders TE Ben Troupe (foot) missed the team's practice Monday, Oct. 6, but he could practice Wednesday, Oct. 8.
--OG Cooper Carlisle: Oakland Raiders OG Cooper Carlisle (ankle) practiced Monday, Oct. 6, and he should start Week 6.
--OT Seth Wand: Oakland Raiders OT Seth Wand (knee) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
Defense
--CB Nnamdi Asomugha: Oakland Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha (elbow) was limited in practice Monday, Oct. 6, and he should play Week 6.
--CB Stanford Routt: Oakland Raiders CB Stanford Routt (ankle) practiced Monday, Oct. 6, and he should play Week 6.
--SS Tyvon Branch: Oakland Raiders S Tyvon Branch (thumb) has had a cast removed now that his broken thumb is healed. He will join WR Johnnie Lee Higgins as a kickoff return specialist.

Philadelphia Eagles
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Brian Westbrook: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (ankle, ribs) said on his radio show Monday, Oct. 6, that so far the injury is less painful than the one that caused him to miss a week in 2004. He indicated his participation for Week 6 will be a game-time decision.
--WR Kevin Curtis: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (hernia) is close to playing, but he might wait until Week 8 to return to the lineup.
--OG Shawn Andrews: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles OG Shawn Andrews (back) is "still having a low back spasm," according to head coach Andy Reid.
Defense
--FS J.R. Reed: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles S J.R. Reed (hamstring, ankle) is unlikely to play Week 6.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Ben Roethlisberger: Michael Fabiano, of NFL.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) is active for the team's Week 5 game and will start in the game.

San Diego Chargers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Philip Rivers: Updating a previous item, San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (ribs) suffered an injury to his ribs during the team's Week 5 game. As previous reported, he will be OK for Week 6.
--RB LaDainian Tomlinson: Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson (toe) admitted following the team's Week 5 game that his injured toe is hampering his production. "The toe is a vital part of the foot," Tomlinson said. "It's something you need. When that part is injured and it lingers on, it takes away from you being able to be productive in certain things."
--FB Mike Tolbert: San Diego Chargers FB Mike Tolbert (ankle) may be limited during practice this week.
--WR Chris Chambers: Updating a previous item, Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers WR Chris Chambers (ankle) suffered an ankle sprain on the final play of the team's Week 5 game.
--OG Kris Dielman: San Diego Chargers OG Kris Dielman (thigh) may miss practice Wednesday, Oct. 8, because of a thigh injury.
--OG Mike Goff: San Diego Chargers OG Mike Goff (knee) could miss some practice time this week because of a knee injury.
Defense
--DL Jyles Tucker: San Diego Chargers LB Jyles Tucker (hamstring) is still a couple of weeks away from returning to the field.
--SS Clinton Hart: San Diego Chargers SS Clinton Hart (shoulder) is OK after suffering a shoulder injury.

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) did not play Week 5 and is likely out for the team's Week 6 game.
Defense
--LB Manny Lawson: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Manny Lawson (hamstring) did not play Week 5 and will likely be questionable for Week 6.
--SS Michael Lewis: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers SS Michael Lewis (elbow) was removed late in the team's Week 5 game with an aggravation of his sprained right elbow. His status for Week 6 is uncertain.

Seattle Seahawks
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Hasselbeck: Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren said during his postgame interview Sunday, Oct. 5, that QB Matt Hasselbeck (knee) should be fine for the team's Week 6 game.
--WR Koren Robinson: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Koren Robinson (knee) should be back for Week 6.
--WR Bobby Engram: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (shoulder) played 33 snaps Week 5. It was his first game back this year and he showed no signs of rust.
--WR Deion Branch: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch's (heel) status for Week 6 is unknown, but he appears to be doubtful for the game.
Defense
--CB Kelly Jennings: Scott M. Johnson, of The Everett Herald, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Kelly Jennings (concussion) underwent tests that showed no lingering damage. He should be available for Week 6.

St. Louis Rams
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Antonio Pittman: St. Louis Rams RB Antonio Pittman (leg) will miss two to four more weeks because of a leg injury.
--WR Drew Bennett: St. Louis Rams WR Drew Bennett (foot) is expected to miss two to three more weeks because of a foot injury. He is no longer wearing a boot and may start to do some running during practice.
--WR Keenan Burton: St. Louis Rams WR Keenan Burton (knee) did some running on the side during practice Monday, Oct. 6. He will miss at least another week or two.
--WR Dante' Hall: St. Louis Rams head coach Jim Haslett said WR Dante' Hall (hamstring) did some work during practice Monday, Oct. 6.
--TE Randy McMichael: St. Louis Rams head coach Jim Haslett announced the Rams have placed TE Randy McMichael (leg) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.
Defense
--LB Will Witherspoon: St. Louis Rams head coach Jim Haslett said LB Will Witherspoon (shoulder) did some work during practice Monday, Oct. 6.
--CB Tye Hill: St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (knee) will miss three to four more weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Brian Griese: Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said QB Brian Griese (elbow) will be evaluated Monday, Oct. 6, and could be considered questionable for the team's Week 6 game.
--FB B.J. Askew: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB B.J. Askew (hamstring) missed the team's Week 5 game. He remains questionable at best for the team's Week 6 game.
--WR Joey Galloway: Updating a previous item, Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Joey Galloway (ankle) missed the team's Week 5 game and there is no telling when he will return. He could be back for Week 6, but the team will not know until at least Wednesday, Oct. 8.
--OG Davin Joseph: Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said during his press conference Monday, Oct. 6, that he felt OG Davin Joseph (foot) played well in Week 4 and that his foot didn't appear to be a problem. Gruden felt Joseph showed a "good inside presence" in the team's running game.
Defense
--DL Ryan Sims: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Ryan Sims (hamstring) played Week 5 and is questionable at worst for Week 6.
--LB Barrett Ruud: PewterReport.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Barrett Ruud (knee) thinks he'll be fine for the team's Week 6 game. "I think I'll be fine, it is a day-by day thing," said Ruud. "Hopefully it feels better day-by-day but I think I'll be fine." An MRI turned up nothing wrong with Ruud's knee, and he characterized the injury as a sprain.
--LB Adam Hayward: PewterReport.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Adam Hayward replaced LB Barrett Ruud (knee) in Week 5 when Ruud left with a knee injury.
--SS Sabby Piscitelli: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers S Sabby Piscitelli (elbow) missed the team's Week 5 game and is questionable at best for Week 6.
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Jeff Garcia: Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Brian Griese (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during the team's Week 5 game. His return is questionable. He was replaced by QB Jeff Garcia.

Washington Redskins
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Malcolm Kelly: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Malcolm Kelly (knee) played in the team's Week 5 game. He is experiencing knee swelling.
--OG Randy Thomas: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins OG Randy Thomas (toe) started 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 play in the team's Week 5 game because of a shoulder injury.
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 5 game because of a calf injury. It appears Taylor is getting closer to returning, and head coach Jim Zorn said Taylor is expected to "rev it up" this week.
--DL Cornelius Griffin: Updating a previous report, Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Cornelius Griffin (shoulder) underwent an MRI Monday, Oct. 6, but the results are not known. He suffered a shoulder injury during the team's Week 5 game but was able to return later in the game.
--LB Marcus Washington: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Marcus Washington (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a hamstring injury.
--CB Shawn Springs: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (calf) did not play in the team's Week 5 game because of a calf injury.
--SS Reed Doughty: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins SS Reed Doughty (back) played in the team's Week 5 game.

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