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Thursday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 5
Whit Walters
October 4, 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 fully Tuesday and Wednesday but will not play (inactive).
RB LaRod Stephens-Howling - (Hip) Limited in practice Tuesday and Wednesday and will not play (inactive).
TE Todd Heap - (Knee) Limited in practice Tuesday and Wednesday and will not play (inactive).

ATLANTA
WR Julio Jones - (Hand) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

BALTIMORE
WR Torrey Smith - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

BUFFALO
WR Donald Jones - (Head) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Scott Chandler - (Head) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

CAROLINA
No injuries of fantasy note.

CHICAGO
RB Matt Forte - (Ankle) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.
WR Earl Bennett - (Hand) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.

CINCINNATI
RB Bernard Scott - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday and went full Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

CLEVELAND
WR Mohamed Massaquoi - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Travis Benjamin - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

DALLAS
Bye Week

DENVER
No injuries of fantasy note.

DETROIT
Bye Week

GREEN BAY
WR Greg Jennings - (Groin) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and will not play (out). James Jones will fill in again.

HOUSTON
RB Arian Foster - (Hamstring) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.
RB Ben Tate - (Toe) Didn't practice Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Andre Johnson - (Groin) Limited in practice Thursday but expected to play.
TE Owen Daniels - (Thigh) Limited in practice Thursday but expected to play.

INDIANAPOLIS
TE Coby Fleener - (Head) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.

JACKSONVILLE
WR Laurent Robinson - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.

KANSAS CITY
RB Peyton Hillis - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Jon Baldwin - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.

MIAMI
RB Reggie Bush - (Hip) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.

MINNESOTA
QB Christian Ponder - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to start.
WR Michael Jenkins - (Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

NEW ENGLAND
QB Tom Brady - (Right Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to start.
RB Shane Vereen - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
RB Brandon Bolden - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Julian Edelman - (Hand) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Rob Gronkowski - (Hip) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.
TE Aaron Hernandez - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and not expected to play.

NEW ORLEANS
WR Lance Moore - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

NEW YORK GIANTS
WR Hakeem Nicks - (Foot, Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and will not play (out). Domenik Hixon will fill in again.
WR Ramses Barden - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

NEW YORK JETS
QB Mark Sanchez - (Back) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.
WR Santonio Holmes - (Foot) Placed on IR, ending his season. Chaz Schilens will fill in this week.
WR Stephen Hill - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Thursday and not expected to play. Jeremy Kerley will fill in.
WR Jeremy Kerley - (Finger) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.
TE Dustin Keller - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Thursday and not expected to play. Look for Jeff Chumberland to fill in again.
TE Jeff Cumberland - (Ribs) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.

OAKLAND
Bye Week

PHILADELPHIA
RB LeSean McCoy - (Rib) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Jason Avant - (Wrist) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

PITTSBURGH
RB Rashard Mendenhall - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

ST. LOIUS
RB Steven Jackson - (Groin) Limited in practice Tuesday and Wednesday but will play (active).
WR Danny Amendola - (Ankle) Practiced fully Tuesday and Wednesday and will play (active).
WR Brandon Gibons - (Knee) Practiced fully Tuesday and Wednesday and will play (active).

SAN DIEGO
PK Nate Kaeding - (Groin) Not practicing and could miss several weeks. Nick Novak will continue to kick.

SAN FRANCISCO
RB Brandon Jacobs - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and expected to play.

SEATTLE
RB Marshawn Lynch
- (No Injury) Limited in practice Wednesday for rest purposes, but expected to play.

TAMPA BAY
Bye Week

TENNESSEE
QB Jake Locker - (Left Shoulder) Will not practice and expected to miss a few weeks. Matt Hasselbeck will start.
WR Kenny Britt - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Jared Cook - (Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

WASHINGTON
RB Evan Royster - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Pierre Garcon - (Foot) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Aldrick Robinson - (Head) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.


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