FANTASY FOOTBALL IN-SEASON FEATURES

Thursday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 1
Whit Walters
September 5, 2013
 

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
RB Rashard Mendenhall - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
TE Rob Housler - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.

ATLANTA
WR Roddy White - (Ankle) Limited in practiced Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
PK Matt Bryant - (Back) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

BALTIMORE
WR Deonte Thompson - (Foot) Didn't practice all week and will not play Thursday night.
TE Dennis Pitta - (Hip) Placed on IR with return designation and will miss at least 8 weeks. Ed Dickson will fill in.
TE Ed Dickson - (Thigh) Practiced fully all week and will play Thursday night.

BUFFALO
QB EJ Manuel - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to start.
PK Dustin Hopkins - (Groin) Didn't practiced Wednesday or Thursday and will not play (out). Dan Carpenter has been signed to fill in.

CAROLINA
RB Jonathan Stewart - (Foot) Placed on the Reserve/PUP list and will not play. DeAngelo Williams will fill in.
RB Kenjon Barner - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
RB Mike Tolbert - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.
WR Domenik Hixon - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

CHICAGO
No injuries of fantasy note.

CINCINNATI
TE Tyler Eifert - (Forearm) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

CLEVELAND
WR Davone Bess - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Jordan Cameron - (Groin) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

DALLAS
RB Lance Dunbar - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

DENVER
WR Wes Welker - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and will play Thursday night.
TE Joel Dreessen - (Knee) Didn't practice all week and will not play Thursday night (out). Julius Thomas is the starter.

DETROIT
No injuries of fantasy note.

GREEN BAY
No injuries of fantasy note.

HOUSTON
RB Arian Foster - (Calf) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.
WR DeAndre Hopkins - (Concussion) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.

INDIANAPOLIS
RB Ahmad Bradshaw - (Foot) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Dwayne Allen - (Foot) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Coby Fleener - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

JACKSONVILLE
QB Blain Gabbert - (Right Thumb) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain. Chad Henne will start if needed.
RB Justin Forsett - (Toe) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
TE Marcedes Lewis - (Calf) Limited in practice Wednesday and didn't go on Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

KANSAS CITY
TE Travis Kelce - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

MIAMI
No injuries of fantasy note.

MINNESOTA
WR Cordarrelle Patterson - (Back) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

NEW ENGLAND
WR Danny Amendola - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Aaron Dobson - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Rob Gronkowski - (Forearm, Back) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and not expected to play. Rookie Zach Sudfeld and Michael Hoomamawanui will fill in.

NEW ORLEANS
WR Marques Colston - (Foot) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Nick Toon - (Chest) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

NEW YORK GIANTS
RB Andre Brown - (Fibula) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and will not play (out). David Wilson will carry the load.
WR Victor Cruz - (Heel) Limited in practiced Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

NEW YORK JETS
QB Mark Sanchez - (Right Shoulder) Didn't practiced Wednesday or Thursday and will not play (out). Rookie Geno Smith will start.
QB Geno Smith - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to start.
WR Santonio Holmes - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday and didn't go on Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.
WR Stephen Hill - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Jeremy Kerley - (Finger) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Kellen Winslow - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.

OAKLAND
QB Matt Flynn - (Right Elbow) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
PK Sebastian Janikowski - (Right Calf) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.

PHILADELPHIA
No injuries of fantasy note.

PITTSBURGH
RB Le'Veon Bell
- (Foot) Didn't practiced Wednesday or Thursday and will not play (out). Isaac Redman will fill in along with Felix Jones and LaRod Stephens-Howling.
TE Heath Miller - (Knee) Limited in practiced Wednesday and Thursday and will not play (out). Rookie David Paulson will fill in.
TE Matt Spaeth - (Foot) Placed on IR with return designation and will miss at least 8 weeks.

ST. LOUIS
No injuries of fantasy note.

SAN DIEGO
WR Malcom Floyd - (Knee) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.
WR Eddie Royal - (Chest, Concussion) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.

SAN FRANCISCO
No injuries of fantasy note.

SEATTLE
WR Sidney Rice - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Stephen Williams - (Concussion) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

TAMPA BAY
RB Mike James - (Eye) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Tom Crabtree - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday and Thursday and not expected to play.

TENNESSEE
No injuries of fantasy note.

WASHINGTON
No injuries of fantasy note.


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