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Thursday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 4
Whit Walters
September 27, 2012
 

This mid-week injury report will track all key fantasy player injuries and provide information from the team's daily practice reports. Be sure you check out our Priority News often during the week as all breaking player news will be posted there.

PLEASE NOTE: This report will be updated and released late on Thursdays, after the teams begin completing their practices and the NFL releases the official injury report for the day. Teams playing on Monday night don't release injury reports until after Thursday practice and teams on the west coast often report their injuries late.

ARIZONA
QB John Skelton - (Ankle) Practicing on a limited basis, but expected to miss at least 2 more weeks. Kevin Kolb continues to start.
RB Chris Wells - (Toe) Placed on "designated for return" IR and won't be eligible to return until week 12.
RB Ryan Williams - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
RB LaRod Stephens-Howling - (Hip) Didn't practice Wednesday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Todd Heap - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.

ATLANTA
WR Julio Jones - (Thigh) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

BALTIMORE
No injuries of fantasy note for Thursday night.

BUFFALO
RB Fred Jackson - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
RB C.J. Spiller - (Shoulder) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. Not expected to play. Tashard Choice will fill in.

CAROLINA
RB Jonathan Stewart - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

CHICAGO
RB Matt Forte - (Ankle) Limited in practice Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Early Bennett - (Hand) Limited in practice Thursday but expected to play.

CINCINNATI
RB Bernard Scott - (Ankle) Didn't practiced Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

CLEVELAND
RB Trent Richardson - (Knee) Practiced fully Tuesday and expected to play Thursday night.
WR Mohamed Massaquoi - (Hamstring) Didn't practice this week and will not play Thursday night (out). Travis Benjamin fills in.

DALLAS
WR Miles Austin - (Hamstring) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.

DENVER
RB Willis McGahee - (Ribs) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.
TE Jacob Tamme - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

DETROIT
QB Matthew Stafford - (Hip) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday, but expected to start.
RB Mikel Leshoure - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Calvin Johnson - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.
WR Titus Young - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.

GREEN BAY
RB James Starks - (Toe) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Greg Jennings - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

HOUSTON
QB Matt Schaub (Left Shoulder, Right Elbow) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to start.
RB Arian Foster - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.
WR Andre Johnson - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

INDIANAPOLIS
Bye Week

JACKSONVILLE
RB Rashad Jennings - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Laurent Robinson - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday and Thursday and not expected to play.

KANSAS CITY
RB Peyton Hillis - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Dexter McCluster - (Elbow) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Steve Breaston - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.
TE Kevin Boss - (Head) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

MIAMI
RB Reggie Bush - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

MINNESOTA
QB Christian Ponder - (Neck) Added to the injury report after being limited Thursday in practice, but expected to start.
TE Kyle Rudolph - (Thigh) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.

NEW ENGLAND
QB Tom Brady - (Shoulder) Removed from the injury report after practicing fully Thursday.
RB Shane Vereen - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Julian Edelman - (Hand) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Aaron Hernandez - (Ankle) Will not practice and expected to miss several weeks.

NEW ORLEANS
No injuries of fantasy note.

NEW YORK GIANTS
RB Ahmad Bradshaw - (Neck) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Hakeem Nicks - (Foot) Sat out Wednesday and limited Thursday, but expected to play.
WR Domenik Hixon - (Concussion) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

NEW YORK JETS
QB Mark Sanchez - (Back) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to start.
WR Stephen Hill - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Dustin Keller - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

OAKLAND
RB Darren McFadden - (Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
RB Mike Goodson - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Darrius Heyward-Bey - (Concussion, Neck) Will not practice this week and not expected to play.
WR Rod Streater - (Eye) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.
TE Brandon Myers - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.
PK Sebastian Janikowski - (Left Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

PHILADELPHIA
RB LeSean McCoy - (Rib) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Jeremy Maclin - (Hip) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Riley Cooper - (Collarbone) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday but his playing status remains uncertain.

PITTSBURGH
Bye Week

ST. LOIUS
RB Steven Jackson - (Groin) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday but expected to play.

SAN DIEGO
No injuries of fantasy note.

SAN FRANCISCO
RB Brandon Jacobs - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but his playing status is uncertain.
WR Ted Ginn - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but his playing status is uncertain.

SEATTLE
WR Doug Baldwin
- (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

TAMPA BAY
No injuries of fantasy note.

TENNESSEE
RB Javon Ringer - (Elbow) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Kenny Britt - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Jared Cook - (Shoulder) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

WASHINGTON
RB Roy Helu - (Toe) Placed on IR, ending his season.
RB Evan Royster - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Pierre Garcon - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Leonard Hankerson - (Back, Neck) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.


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