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Friday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 6
Whit Walters
October 11, 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:
RB Mark Ingram (NOS), RB Stevan Ridley (NEP), RB Darren McFadden (OAK), RB Rashad Jennings (OAK), WR Jacoby Jones (BAL), WR Marlon Brown (BAL), WR Stevie Johnson (BUF), WR Calvin Johnson (DET), WR Lance Moore (NOS), WR Danny Amendola (NEP), WR Matt Slater (NEP), TE Rob Gronkowski (NEP), TE Zach Miller (SEA)

ARIZONA
WR Larry Fitzgerald - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full speed Friday and expected to play.

ATLANTA
Bye week
WR Julio Jones - (Foot) Placed on IR, ending his season. Harry Douglas takes over.

BALTIMORE
RB Bernard Pierce - (Thigh) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
WR Jacoby Jones - (Knee) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
WR Marlon Brown - (Thigh) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.

BUFFALO
QB E.J. Manuel - (Knee) Expected to miss 4-6 weeks. Thad Lewis will be the starter for now.
RB C.J. Spiller
- (Ankle) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
WR Stevie Johnson - (Back) Didn't practice all week and a game-time decision.
WR Marqueise Goodwin
- (Hand) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
PK Dustin Hopkins - (Groin) Placed on IR, ending his season. Dan Carpenter will continue to fill in.

CAROLINA
TE Greg Olsen - (Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

CHICAGO
Played Thursday night.

CINCINNATI
No injuries of fantasy note.

CLEVELAND
QB Brian Hoyer - (Knee) Placed on IR, ending his season. Brandon Weeden will start.
RB Chris Ogoonnaya - (Concussion) Limited in practice Wednesday but want full Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

DALLAS
RB Lance Dunbar - (Hamstring) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).
WR Miles Austin - (Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Dwayne Harris - (Hip) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.

DENVER
RB Ronnie Hillman - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Eric Decker - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Joel Dreessen - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
PK Matt Prater - (Right Calf) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

DETROIT
WR Calvin Johnson - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday and Friday. Game-time decision.
WR Nate Burleson - (Broken Arm) Expected to miss another 6-6 weeks (out).
TE Tony Scheffler - (Concussion) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).

GREEN BAY
RB James Starks - (Knee) Expected to miss a few more weeks (out).

HOUSTON
RB Arian Foster - (Thumb, Back) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
RB Ben Tate - (Elbow) Practiced fully all weekand expected to play.
WR Andre Johnson - (Shin) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and limited Friday but expected to play.
TE Owen Daniels - (Leg) Placed on IR designated for return. Will be out until at least week 14. Garrett Graham will fill in.

INDIANAPOLIS
Plays Monday night.
RB Ahmad Bradshaw - (Neck) Placed on IR, ending his season. Donald Brown will now back up Trent Richardson.

JACKSONVILLE
QB Blaine Gabbert - (Hamstring) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Chad Henne returns to the starting lineup.
WR Cecil Shorts
- (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday, didn't go on Thursday and limited Friday, but expected to play.
TE Marcedes Lewis - (Calf) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out). Clay Harbor fills in.

KANSAS CITY
RB Jamaal Charles - (Toes) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited Thursday but went full speed Friday and expected to play.
WR Donnie Avery
- (Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full Friday and expected to play.
TE Anthony Fasano
- (Knee, Ankle) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play.
TE Travis Kelce
- (Knee) Placed on IR, ending his season.
TE Sean McGrath - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

MIAMI
Bye week

MINNESOTA
QB Christian Ponder - (Rib) Limited in practice all week and will not start. Matt Cassel will be the starter.
PK Blair Walsh - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Thursday and sat out Friday but expected to play.

NEW ENGLAND
RB Stevan Ridley - (Knee) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
RB Brandon Bolden - (Knee) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
RB Leon Washington - (Ankle) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).
WR Danny Amendola - (Groin) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
WR Aaron Dobson - (Neck) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
WR Matt Slater - (Wrist) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
TE Rob Gronkowski - (Forearm, Back) Limited in practice all week and not expected to play, but a game-time decision.

NEW ORLEANS
RB Mark Ingram - (Toe) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
WR Lance Moore - (Hand) Didn't practice all week and a game-time decision.

NEW YORK GIANTS
Played Thursday night.

NEW YORK JETS
RB Mike Goodson - (Illness) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and Friday and expected to play.
RB Chris Ivory - (Hamstring) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
WR Santonio Holmes - (Foot, Hamstring) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).
TE Kellen Winslow - (Knee) Has been suspended 4 games. Jeff Cumberland will fill in.

OAKLAND
RB Darren McFadden - (Hamstring) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
RB Rashad Jennings - (Hamstring) Limited in practice all week and a game-time decision.
RB Marcel Reece - (Knee) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.

PHILADELPHIA
QB Michael Vick - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and went full Friday, but not expected to start. Nick Foles is expected to start.
RB Chris Polk - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

PITTSBURGH
QB Ben Roethlisberger - (Right Finger) Practiced fully all week and expected to start.

ST. LOUIS
RB Zac Stacy - (Chest) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited Thursday but went full Friday and expected to play.

SAN DIEGO
Plays Monday night.
RB Ryan Mathews - (Concussion) Didn't practice Thursday, limited Friday and went full Saturday. Has been cleared to play and expected to see action.

SAN FRANCISCO
QB Colin Kaepernick - (Foot) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
RB Frank Gore - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Vernon Davis - (Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

SEATTLE
RB Marshawn Lynch
- (Hip) Held out of Friday's practice but expected to play.
WR Sidney Rice
- (Knee) Added to the injury report after missing Friday's practice but expected to play.
TE Zach Miller
- (Hamstring) Didn't practice all week and a game-time decision.

TAMPA BAY
WR Mike Williams - (Hamstring) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.

TENNESSEE
QB Jake Locker - (Hip, Knee) Expected to miss 3-5 more weeks (out). Ryan Fitzpatrick will continue to start.
RB Shonn Greene
- (Knee) Didn't practice all week and will not play (out).
RB Jackie Battle - (Neck) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

WASHINGTON
RB Alfred Morris - (Ribs) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Fred Davis - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Jordan Reed - (Thigh) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Logan Paulsen - (Knee) Limited in practice all week and expected to play.
PK Kai Forbath - (Right Groin) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.


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