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Thursday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 5
Whit Walters
October 3, 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
No injuries of fantasy note.

ATLANTA
Plays Monday night.
RB Steven Jackson - (Hamstring) Expected to miss 1-2 more weeks (out).
WR Julio Jones - (Knee) Limited in practice Thursday but expected to play.
WR Roddy White - (Ankle) Limited in practice Thursday but expected to play.

BALTIMORE
WR Jacoby Jones - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Marlon Brown - (Thigh) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Brandon Stokley - (Thigh) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Deonte Thompson - (Head) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

BUFFALO
Plays Thursday night.
RB C.J. Spiller
- (Ankle) Didn't practice Tuesday or Wednesday and a game-time decision.
RB Fred Jackson - (Knee) Limited in practice Tuesday and Wednesday but expected to play.
WR Stevie Johnson - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Tuesday and Wednesday but expected to play.
WR Marqueise Goodwin
- (Hand) Expected to miss 1-2 more weeks (out).
PK Dustin Hopkins - (Groin) Limited in practice Tuesday and didn't go on Wednesday. Will miss another week (out). Dan Carpenter will continue to fill in.

CAROLINA
No injuries of fantasy note.

CHICAGO
WR Brandon Marshall - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday but expected to play.
TE Martellus Bennett - (Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.

CINCINNATI
No injuries of fantasy note.

CLEVELAND
Plays Thursday night.
QB Brandon Weeden
- (Right Thumb) Practiced fully Tuesday and Wednesday but Brian Hoyer will continue to start.
RB Chris Ogoonnaya - (Thigh) Practiced fully Tuesday and Wednesday and expected to play.
PK Billy Cundiff - (Right Thigh) Limited in practice Tuesday but went full Wednesday and expected to play.

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

DENVER
WR Eric Decker - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.
TE Joel Dreessen - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
PK Matt Prater - (Right Calf) Added to the injury report after being limited in practice Thursday but expected to play.

DETROIT
WR Calvin Johnson - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday but expected to play.
WR Nate Burleson - (Broken Arm) Expected to miss another 5-7 weeks (out).
WR Patrick Edwards - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

GREEN BAY
RB James Starks - (Knee) Expected to miss a few more weeks (out).
RB Eddie Lacy - (Concussion) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
RB Johnathan Franklin - (Foot) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
RB John Kuhn - (Hamstring) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Jermichael Finley - (Concussion) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

HOUSTON
RB Arian Foster - (Thumb, Back) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
RB Ben Tate - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Garrett Graham - (Hip, Groin) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

INDIANAPOLIS
RB Ahmad Bradshaw - (Neck) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.

JACKSONVILLE
WR Cecil Shorts - (Groin) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Marcedes Lewis - (Calf) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.

KANSAS CITY
RB Jamaal Charles - (Toes) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.
TE Anthony Fasano
- (Knee, Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
TE Travis Kelce
- (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

MIAMI
WR Brandon Gibson - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

MINNESOTA
Bye week.

NEW ENGLAND
RB Stevan Ridley - (Knee) Didin't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
RB Brandon Bolden - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
RB Leon Washington - (Thigh) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Danny Amendola - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Aaron Dobson - (Neck) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Kenbrell Thompkins - (Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR 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) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

NEW ORLEANS
RB Mark Ingram - (Toet) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Lance Moore - (Hand) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

NEW YORK GIANTS
No injuries of fantasy note.

NEW YORK JETS
Plays Monday night.
QB Geno Smith - (Ankle) Practiced fully Thursday and expected to start.
RB Chris Ivory - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Santonio Holmes - (Foot, Hamstring) Didn't practice Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Stephen Hill - (Concussion) Didn't practice Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Kellen Winslow - (Knee) Didn't practice Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

OAKLAND
QB Terrell Pryor - (Concussion) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to start.
RB Darren McFadden - (Hamstring) Didin't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
RB Marcel Reece - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

PHILADELPHIA
No injuries of fantasy note.

PITTSBURGH
Bye week.

ST. LOUIS
No injuries of fantasy note.

SAN DIEGO
WR Malcom Floyd - (Neck) Placed on IR, ending his season.

SAN FRANCISCO
Practice not complete at time of official release of injury report.
TE Vernon Davis - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday but expected to play.

SEATTLE
TE Zack Miller
- (Hamstring) Added to the injury report after being limited in practice Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

TAMPA BAY
Bye week.

TENNESSEE
QB Jake Locker - (Hip, Knee) Expected to miss 4-6 weeks (out). Ryan Fitzpatrick takes over.
RB Shonn Greene
- (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Kenny Britt - (Neck, Ribs) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

WASHINGTON
Bye week.


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