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Friday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 2
Whit Walters
September 14, 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 Practice & Playing Status 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 Bernard Scott - CIN
RB Shane Vereen - NEP
RB Taiwan Jones - OAK
WR Jeremy Maclin - PHI
WR Nate Washington - TEN
WR Pierre Garcon - WAS

ARIZONA
QB John Skelton - (Ankle) Didn't practice this week and may miss several weeks. Kevin Kolb gets the start.
RB Chris Wells - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
RB Ryan Williams - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
PK Jay Feely - (Back) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

ATLANTA
WR Roddy White - (Groin) Limited in practice Thursday and Friday but expected to play.

BALTIMORE
No injuries of fantasy note.

BUFFALO
RB Fred Jackson - (Knee) Didn't practice this week and expected to miss several weeks (out). C.J. Spiller will fill in.
WR David Nelson - (Knee) Placed on IR, ending his season.

CAROLINA
RB Jonathan Stewart - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday, limited Friday but expected to play.
WR Steve Smith - (Foot) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.

CHICAGO
Played Thursday night.

CINCINNATI
RB Bernard Scott - (Hand) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.

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

DALLAS
RB DeMarco Murray - (Wrist) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
RB Felix Jones - (Ribs) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Miles Austin - (Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Jason Witten - (Abdomen) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

DENVER
WR Demaryius Thomas - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

DETROIT
WR Calvin Johnson - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full speed Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

GREEN BAY
Played Thursday night.

HOUSTON
RB Arian Foster - (Illness, Back) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

INDIANAPOLIS
WR T.Y. Hilton - (Shoulder) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Austin Collie - (Head) Practiced fully Wednesday but sat out Thursday and Friday. Not expected to play. Donnie Avery will fill in.

JACKSONVILLE
RB Rashad Jennings - (Knee) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Jalen Permele and Monetll Owens will backup MJD.

KANSAS CITY
No injuries of fantasy note.

MIAMI
RB Daniel Thomas - (Concussion) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Lamar Miller will be the backup.

MINNESOTA
RB Adrian Peterson - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

NEW ENGLAND
RB Shane Vereen - (Foot) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.

NEW ORLEANS
WR Devery Henderson - (Concussion) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Lance Moore will fill in.

NEW YORK GIANTS
WR Hakeem Nicks - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited Thursday and didn't go Friday. Expected to play.

NEW YORK JETS
WR Jeremy Kerley - (Back) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited Thursday but went full Friday and expected to play.
WR Stephen Hill - (Calf) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full Friday and expected to play.
TE Dustin Keller - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and didn't go Thursday or Friday and will not play (out).

OAKLAND
RB Taiwan Jones - (Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday. Game-time decision.
WR Denarius Moore - (Hamstring) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
WR Jacoby Ford - (Foot) Didn't practice this week and expected to miss several weeks (out).
TE Brandon Myers - (Shoulder) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
PK Sebastian Janikowski - (Left Groin) Limited in practice Friday but expected to play.

PHILADELPHIA
WR Jeremy Maclin - (Hip) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday. Game-time decision.
WR DeSean Jackson - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Thursday and limited Friday, but expected to play.
WR Jason Avant - (Wrist) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Riley Cooper - (Collarbone) Limited in practice Wednesday and sat out Thursday and Friday. 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 Jonathan Dwyer - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full speed Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

ST. LOIUS
No injuries of fantasy note.

SAN DIEGO
RB Ryan Mathews - (Collarbone) Limited in practice Thursday and Friday and not expected to play. Ronnie Brown and Curtis Brinkley will continue to fill in.
TE Antonio Gates - (Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday, but expected to play.

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) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and Friday and expected to play.
WR Sidney Rice - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday, but expected to play.
WR Golden Tate - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

TAMPA BAY
RB LeGarrette Blount - (Neck) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and Friday and expected to play.
WR Arrelious Benn
- (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

TENNESSEE
QB Jake Locker - (Left Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full Friday and expected to start.
RB Javon Ringer - (Elbow) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).
WR Kenny Britt - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full Friday and expected to play.
WR Nate Washington - (Calf) Didn't practice all week and a game-time decision.

WASHINGTON
WR Pierre Garcon - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday. Game-time decision.


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