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Friday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 4
Whit Walters
September 27, 2013
 

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.

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:
QB Terrelle Pryor (OAK), RB Ray Rice (BAL), RB Brandon Bolden (NEP), WR Danny Amendola (NEP), WR Kenny Britt (TEN), WR Dwayne Harris (DAL), TE Rob Gronkowski (NEP), TE Anthony Fasano (KCC), TE Fred Davis (WAS), TE Jordan Reed (WAS), PK Kai Forbath (WAS)

ARIZONA
RB Rashard Mendenhall - (Toe) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full speed Thursday and Friday and expected to play.
WR Larry Fitzgerald - (Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

ATLANTA
RB Steven Jackson - (Hamstring) Expected to miss 2-3 more weeks (out). Jacquizz Rodgers and Jason Snelling will continue to fill in.
WR Julio Jones - (Knee) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
WR Roddy White - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday but expected to play.

BALTIMORE
RB Ray Rice - (Hip) Limited in practice all week and is a game-time decision.
WR Jacoby Jones - (Knee) Expected to miss another 1-3 weeks (out). Marlon Brown will continue to fill in.
WR Marlon Brown - (Neck) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full on Thursday and Friday and expected to play.
WR Brandon Stokley - (Groin) Added to the injury report after being limited in practice Friday but expected to play.

BUFFALO
RB C.J. Spiller - (Quadricep) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Stevie Johnson - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday but expected to play.
WR Marqueise Goodwin
- (Hand) Expected to miss 2-4 more weeks (out).
PK Dustin Hopkins - (Groin) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Dan Carpenter will fill in again.

CAROLINA
Bye week.

CHICAGO
No injuries of fantasy note.

CINCINNATI
RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

CLEVELAND
QB Brandon Weeden - (Right Thumb) Will miss another week (out). Brian Hoyer will continue to start.
WR Josh Gordon - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
PK Billy Cundiff - (Right Thigh) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday but expected to play.

DALLAS
WR Miles Austin - (Hamstring) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).
WR Dwayne Harris - (Hip) Didn't practice Wednesday and Thursday and limited Friday. Game-time decision.

DENVER
WR Wes Welker - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Demaryius Thomas - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Eric Decker - (Shoulder) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Joel Dreessen - (Knee) Limited in practice all week and not expected to play.

DETROIT
RB Reggie Bush - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Calvin Johnson - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday, limted Thursday but went full Friday and expected to play.
WR Nate Burleson - (Broken Arm) Expected to miss 6-8 weeks (out). Ryan Broyles will take over.
WR Patrick Edwards - (Ankle) Limited in practice all week and not expected to play.

GREEN BAY
Bye week.

HOUSTON
QB Matt Schaub - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to start.
RB Arian Foster - (Thumb) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
RB Ben Tate - (Shoulder) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Andre Johnson - (Shin) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday but expected to play.

INDIANAPOLIS
RB Ahmad Bradshaw - (Neck) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Trent Richardson will start.
WR T.Y. Hilton - (Toe) Added to the injury report after missing practice on Friday but expected to play.

JACKSONVILLE
QB Blain Gabbert - (Right Thumb, Right Hand) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and Friday and expected to start.
RB Maurice Jones-Drew - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday and limted Thursday and Friday and expected to play.
TE Marcedes Lewis - (Calf) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.

KANSAS CITY
TE Anthony Fasano - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday. Game-time decision.
TE Travis Kelce
- (Knee) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).

MIAMI
Plays Monday night.
No injuries of fantasy note.

MINNESOTA
QB Christian Ponder - (Ribs) Limited in practice all week and will not play (out). Matt Cassel will get the start.

NEW ENGLAND
RB Brandon Bolden - (Knee) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
WR Danny Amendola - (Groin) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
WE Matt Slater - (Wrist) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Rob Gronkowski - (Forearm, Back) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
TE Zach Sudfeld - (Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

NEW ORLEANS
Plays Monday night.
RB Mark Ingram - (Toe) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play.
WR Marques Colston - (Foot) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Lance Moore - (Hand) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play.

NEW YORK GIANTS
No injuries of fantasy note.

NEW YORK JETS
QB Geno Smith - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to start.
RB Chris Ivory - (Hamstring) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Alex Green will back up Bilal Powell.
WR Santonio Holmes - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday, and didn't go Thursday and limited again Friday but expected to play.
WR Stephen Hill - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Kellen Winslow - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

OAKLAND
QB Terrell Pryor - (Concussion) Didin't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday. Game-time decision. Matt Flynn will start if needed.

PHILADELPHIA
No injuries of fantasy note.

PITTSBURGH
RB Le'Veon Bell - (Foot) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Heath Miller - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday, limited Thursday but went full Friday and expected to play.

ST. LOUIS
Played Thursday night.

SAN DIEGO
WR Malcom Floyd - (Neck) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Keenan Allen is expected to fill in again.

SAN FRANCISCO
Played Thursday night.

SEATTLE
No injuries of fantasy note.

TAMPA BAY
WR Vincent Jackson - (Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday, but expected to play.
WR Mike Williams - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday, but expected to play.

TENNESSEE
RB Shonn Greene - (Knee) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).
WR Kenny Britt - (Neck, Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday. Game-time decision.
TE Delanie Walker - (Toe) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday but expected to play.

WASHINGTON
WR Leonard Hankerson - (Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Jordan Reed - (Thigh) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday. Game-time decision.
TE Fred Davis - (Ankle) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
PK Kai Forbath - (Right Groin) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday limited Friday. Game-time decision. John Potter will fill in again if needed.


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