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Friday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 1
Whit Walters
September 7, 2012
 

This Friday injury report will list the practice activity and playing status of key fantasy players for the upcoming games this weekend. Players listed as probable or not included on the Official NFL Injury Report released on Friday's will not be listed unless the situation warrants. You can find IDP injury updates in the IDP Injury & Practice Report.

PLEASE NOTE: This report will be updated and released late on Fridays, after the teams begin completing their practices and the NFL releases the official injury report for the day. Teams on the west coast often report their injuries late.

This week's key game-time decisions:
RB Chris Wells - ARI
RB Jonathan Stweart - CAR
RB Arian Foster - HOU
RB Adrian Peterson - MIN
RB Marshawn Lynch - SEA
WR Steve Johnson - BUF
WR Austin Collie - IND
TE Dustin Keller - NYJ

ARIZONA
RB Chris Wells - (Hamstring) Added to the injury report after being limited in practice Friday. Game-time decision.
WR Andre Roberts - (Ankle) Limited in practice Thursday but went full on Friday and expected to play.
TE Rob Housler - (Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

ATLANTA
RB Jason Snelling - (Calf) Limited in practice Wednesday but participated fully Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

BALTIMORE
No injuries of fantasy note.

BUFFALO
WR Steve Johnson - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday, rested Thursday, limited Friday. Expected to play but a game-time decision.
WR Brad Smith - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full Friday and expected to play.

CAROLINA
RB Jonathan Stewart - (Ankle) Didn't practice all week. Not likely to play, but a game-time decision.
WR Steve Smith - (Foot) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

CHICAGO
WR Earl Bennett - (Hand) Added to the injury report after being limited in practice Friday, but expected to play.

CINCINNATI
QB Andy Dalton - (Right Biceps) Practiced fully all week and expected to start.
RB Bernard Scott
- (Hand) Didn't practice all week and will not play.
TE Jermaine Gresham - (Knee) Practiced fully all weekand expected to play.

CLEVELAND
RB Trent Richardson - (Knee) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
TE Benjamin Watson - (Thigh) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.

DALLAS
Played Wednesday night.

DENVER
No injuries of fantasy note.

DETROIT
No injuries of fantasy note.

GREEN BAY
RB James Starks - (Toe) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Cedric Benson is the starter.

HOUSTON
RB Arian Foster - (Knee) Limited in practice Thursday and was rested Friday. Expected to play but a game-time decision.
RB Ben Tate - (Head) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Andre Johnson - (Chest) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Owen Daniels - (Illness) Held out of practice Thursday due to illness but went full Friday and expected to play.

INDIANAPOLIS
RB Delone Carter - (Chest) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and Friday and expected to play.
RB Mewelde Moore - (Chest) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR T.Y. Hilton - (Shoulder) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
WR Austin Collie - (Head) Practiced fully Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday. Game-time decision.

JACKSONVILLE
WR Justin Blackmon - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full speed Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

KANSAS CITY
No injuries of fantasy note.

MIAMI
WE Brian Hartline - (Calf) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

MINNESOTA
RB Adrian Peterson - (Knee) Limited in practice all week and is considered a game-time decision. Toby Gerhart is expected to start.
TE John Carlson - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

NEW ENGLAND
RB Shane Vereen - (Foot) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Danny Woodhead will back up Stevan Ridley.

NEW ORLEANS
WR Marques Colston - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday but expected to play.

NEW YORK GIANTS
Played Wednesday night.

NEW YORK JETS
WR Santonio Holmes - (Ribs) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Dustin Keller - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday. Game-time decision.

OAKLAND
WR Denarius Moore - (Hamstring) Limited in practice all week and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Jacoby Ford - (Foot) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).
PK Sebastian Janikowski - (Groin) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

PHILADELPHIA
WR Riley Cooper - (Collarbone) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).

PITTSBURGH
RB Rashard Mendenhall
- (Knee) Practiced fully all week but not expected to play. Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer will fill in.
RB Isaac Redman - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

ST. LOIUS
No injuries of fantasy note.

SAN DIEGO
RB Ryan Mathews - (Collarbone) Limited in practice all week and will not play (out). Ronnie Brown will get the start.

SAN FRANCISCO
RB Brandon Jacobs - (Knee) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play.
WR Ted Ginn - (Ankle) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play.

SEATTLE
RB Marshawn Lynch - (Back) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited the rest of the week. Expected to play but a game-time decision.
WR Golden Tate - (Knee) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Braylon Edwards will fill in.

TAMPA BAY
WR Arrelious Benn - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play. .

TENNESSEE
No injuries of fantasy note.

WASHINGTON
No injuries of fantasy note.


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