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Thursday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 4
Whit Walters
September 26, 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 - (Toe) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full speed Thursday expected to play.
WR Larry Fitzgerald - (Hamstring) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

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

BALTIMORE
RB Ray Rice - (Hip) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Jacoby Jones - (Knee) Expected to miss another 1-3 weeks (out). Marlon Brown will continue to fill in if able.
WR Marlon Brown - (Neck) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full on Thursday and expected to play.

BUFFALO
RB C.J. Spiller - (Quadricep) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Stevie Johnson - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.
WR Marqueise Goodwin
- (Hand) Expected to miss 2-4 more weeks (out).
PK Dustin Hopkins - (Groin) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and expected to miss another week. 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 expected to play.

CLEVELAND
QB Brandon Weeden - (Right Thumb) Expected to miss another week (out). Brian Hoyer will continue to start.
WR Josh Gordon - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
PK Billy Cundiff - (Right Thigh) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

DALLAS
WR Miles Austin - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and this playing status is uncertain.

DENVER
WR Wes Welker - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Demaryius Thomas - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Eric Decker - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Joel Dreessen - (Knee) Limited in practice all Wednesday and Thursday and this playing status is uncertain.

DETROIT
RB Reggie Bush - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Calvin Johnson - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday and limted Thursday but 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 Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

GREEN BAY
Bye week.

HOUSTON
QB Matt Schaub - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to start.
RB Arian Foster - (Thumb) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
RB Ben Tate - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Andre Johnson - (Shin) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

INDIANAPOLIS
RB Ahmad Bradshaw - (Neck) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain. Trent Richardson will start.

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

KANSAS CITY
TE Anthony Fasano - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Travis Kelce
- (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

MIAMI
Practice not complete at time of official release of injury report.
Plays Monday night.

MINNESOTA
QB Christian Ponder - (Ribs) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain. Matt Cassel will start if needed.

NEW ENGLAND
RB Brandon Bolden - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Danny Amendola - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and not expected to play. Julian Edelman will continue to fill in.
WE Matt Slater - (Wrist) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Rob Gronkowski - (Forearm, Back) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Zach Sudfeld - (Hamstring) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

NEW ORLEANS
Plays Monday night.
RB Mark Ingram - (Toe) Didn't practice Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Marques Colston - (Foot) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.
WR Lance Moore - (Hand) Didn't practice Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

NEW YORK GIANTS
No injuries of fantasy note.

NEW YORK JETS
QB Geno Smith - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to start.
RB Chris Ivory - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Santonio Holmes - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday and didn't go on Thursday but expected to play.
WR Stephen Hill - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday 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. His playing status is uncertain. Matt Flynn will start if needed.

PHILADELPHIA
No injuries of fantasy note.

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

ST. LOUIS
Plays Thursday night.
RB Daryl Richardson
- (Foot) Practiced fully Tuesday and Wednesday and expected to play.
WR Chris Givens - (Knee) Practiced fully Tuesday and Wednesday and expected to play.

SAN DIEGO
WR Malcom Floyd - (Neck) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.

SAN FRANCISCO
Plays Thursday night.
RB Frank Gore - (Knee) Practiced fully Tuesday and Wednesday and expected to play.
TE Vernon Davis - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Tuesday and Wednesday. Expected to play but a game-time decision.

SEATTLE
No injuries of fantasy note.

TAMPA BAY
WR Vincent Jackson - (Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Mike Williams - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

TENNESSEE
RB Shonn Greene - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Kenny Britt - (Neck, Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.
TE Delanie Walker - (Toe) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday but expected to play.

WASHINGTON
WR Leonard Hankerson - (Hamstring) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Jordan Reed - (Thigh) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Fred Davis - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
PK Kai Forbath - (Right Groin) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain. John Potter will fill in again if needed.


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