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IDP Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 3
Steve Gallo
September 21, 2012
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Monday night players are listed in BLUE and their practice schedule is Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Team Pos Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Off
Inj
Playing Status
ARZ S Adrian Wilson ankle,groin L L L Q Check inactive report.  Could be decent play against Philly team that ranks 2nd in points to DBs.
ARZ S Kerry Rhodes foot F F F P Should play and has a nice matchup.
ATL DE John Abraham knee L L F P You have to pick your spots with Abraham.  Barring a setback he should play and if he does, this could be one of those spots.
ATL LB Sean Weatherspoon hamstring L L L Q Check inactives and if he is playing keep him in your lineups.
ATL LB Stephen Nicholas thigh L L F P Should be good to go but check inactive report to be safe.  Has a nice matchup.
ATL CB Christopher Owens head DNP DNP DNP O OUT
BAL DE Pernell McPhee knee DNP L F P Deep league option only.
BAL LB Jameel McClain knee DNP L F P Should play but Pats only a middle of the road matchup.
BAL S Bernard Pollard chest DNP L F P Patriots rank 24th in points to DBs but if he is playing he will be in my lineup.
BAL CB Lardarius Webb knee DNP L F P Should be good to go but risky option outside of CB mandatory leagues.
BUF S Jairus Byrd ankle DNP L L Q Check the inactive report, but even if active I would suggest passing on him.
BUF LB Nick Barnett knee - L L P Expected to play.
CHI DE Julius Peppers foot DNP F F P Expected to play.
CIN DE Carlos Dunlap knee F F F P Looks like he will get on the field this week.  I recommend leaving him on the bench.  Let's see what he looks like out there first.
CIN CB Dre Kirkpatrick knee DNP DNP DNP O OUT
CIN CB Jason Allen quadricep F F F P Should play but look for DB help elsewhere.
CIN CB Leon Hall calf L DNP DNP Q Risky play, recommend checking inactive report but I would sit him even if he does play.
CLE LB James-Michael Johnson ribs, oblique DNP DNP DNP O OUT
DAL DT Jay Ratliff ankle DNP DNP DNP O OUT
DAL LB Sean Lee hip L L L P Expected to play.  Not a great matchup but if he is playing then keep him in your lineups.
DAL LB DeMarcus Ware hamstring F F F P Expected to play.
DAL S Gerald Sensabaugh concussion DNP DNP DNP D Leave him on the bench, even if he does find a way on the field.
DEN LB Von Miller hip L F F P Expected to play.
DEN S Quinton Carter knee L L L P Little to nil fantasy value.
DEN CB Tracy Porter neck - F F P Expected to play.
DEN CB Chris Harris ankle DNP L L P Wait and see with the Broncos nickel corner.
DET S Louis Delmas knee DNP DNP DNP D Unlikely to play.  Not a viable fantasy option this week.
HOU LB Brian Cushing ribs F L F P Expected to play.
HOU LB Brooks Reed hip L L F P Should play but not a fantasy option.
HOU CB Johnathan Joseph groin - - F P Expected to play and could be a sneaky play this week.
HOU CB Brice McCain knee F F F P Expected to play.  Could be nice play in deep CB mandatory leagues.
IND LB Pat Angerer foot DNP DNP DNP O OUT
IND DE Dwight Freeney ankle DNP DNP DNP Q No fantasy value.
JAC DE Austen Lane foot L L L Q No fantasy value
JAC DE George Selvie knee DNP DNP DNP OUT OUT
JAC CB Derek Cox hamstring L F F P No fantasy value but will help the Jaguars defense if he plays.
JAC LB Daryl Smith groin DNP DNP DNP OUT OUT
KCC S Kendrick Lewis shoulder L L L O OUT
MIA CB Richard Marshall back L L F P Expected to play.
MIN LB Erin Henderson concussion DNP DNP DNP O OUT Marvin Mitchell replaces Henderson in lineup, but Jasper Brinkley will play in the nickel.
NEP S Patrick Chung shoulder F F F P Will play on Sunday.
NOS S Roman Harper wrist F F F P Expected to play.
NYJ CB Darrelle Revis concussion L F F P Risky play, would avoid this week.
NYJ S Laron Landry heel F DNP F P Expected to play.
NYJ LB Bryan Thomas hamstring DNP DNP DNP O OUT. Was Garrett McIntyre that was the sneaky play last week, not Maybin.  This week the matchup isn't as sweet. 
NYJ CB Antonio Cromartie shoulder F F F P Expected to play.
OAK DT Richard Seymour knee L L L Q Make sure he is active, only and option in deeper DT mandatory leagues.
OAK LB Rolando McClain ankle DNP L L Q Risky option this week.  If you need him make sure he is active.
OAK CB Shawntae Spencer foot DNP DNP DNP O OUT
PIT S Troy Polamalu calf DNP DNP DNP O OUT
PIT LB James Harrison knee DNP DNP DNP O OUT
STL DT Michael Brockers ankle DNP DNP DNP D Probably doesn't play but Doubtful much better than being ruled out each of past two weeks.
TBB CB Anthony Gaitor hamstring F L DNP O OUT
TEN LB Colin McCarthy ankle DNP DNP DNP O OUT
WAS S Brandon Meriweather knee L L L Q Risky fantasy option.  If he plays Gomes value most likely is gone. Monitor inactive report.
 
KEY  
DNP = Did Not Practice In Practice O = Out
L = Limited Participation in Practice D = Doubtful (Player has approximately 25% chance of playing)
F = Full Participation in Practice (only players on injury report) Q =Questionable (Player has approximately 50% chance of playing)
NC = Practice Not Complete P = Probable (Player is very likely to play in upcoming week)
* = Not Injury Related         PNC = Practice Not Complete IR = Injured Reserve


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