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Thursday Practice & Playing Status Report: Week 16
Whit Walters
December 19, 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
QB Carson Palmer - (Ankle, Right Elbow) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to start.
RB Rashard Mendenhall - (Finger) Added to the injury report after being limited Thursday but expected to play.
RB Andre Ellington - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.
WR Larry Fitzgerald - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.
WR Michael Floyd - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.
TE Rob Housler - (Groin) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

ATLANTA - Plays Monday night
TE Tony Gonzalez - (Toe) Limited in practice Thursday but expected to play.

BALTIMORE
QB Joe Flacco - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to start.
RB Ray Rice - (Thigh) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

BUFFALO
QB E.J. Manuel - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and didn't go on Thurday. Will not play (out). Thad Lewis will start.
RB Fred Jackson - (Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

CAROLINA
RB Jonathan Stewart - (Knee) Expected to miss at least one more week (out).
WR Steve Smith - (Finger) Limited in practice Wednesday and sat out Thursday but expected to play.
TE Greg Olsen - (Foot) - Didn't practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.

CHICAGO
QB Brandon Marshall - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.

CINCINNATI
RB Jermaine Gresham - (Abdomen) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

CLEVELAND
RB Willis McGahee - (Concussion, Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Jordan Cameron - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

DALLAS
WR Dwayne Harris - (Hamstring) Didn’t practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

DENVER
QB Peyton Manning - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to start.
WR Wes Welker - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Demaryius Thomas - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
KR Trindon Holliday - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Julius Thomas - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Joel Dreessen - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

DETROIT
WR Calvin Johnson - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday but expected to play.
TE Brandon Pettigrew - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

GREEN BAY
QB Aaron Rodgers - (Collarbone) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
RB Eddie Lacy - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday but expected to play.

HOUSTON
QB Case Keenum - (Right Thumb) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and will not play (out). Matt Schaub will start.
RB Ben Tate - (Ribs) Has been placed on IR, ending his season. Dennis Johnson is expected to finish out the season as the starter.
WR Andre Johnson - (Wirst) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.
TE Garrett Graham - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

INDIANAPOLIS
RB Donald Brown - (Neci) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR LaVon Brazill - (Foot) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR T.Y. Hilton - (Shoulder) Added to the injury report after sitting out practice Thursday but expected to play.

JACKSONVILLE
RB Maurice Jones-Drew - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Cecil Shorts - (Groin) Placed in IR, ending his season.
TE Marcedes Lewis - (Thigh) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

KANSAS CITY
WR Dexter McCluster - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.
TE Anthony Fasano - (Knee, Concussion) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Sean McGarth - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

MIAMI
RB Daniel Thomas - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

MINNESOTA
RB Adrian Peterson - (Groin, Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday and didn't go on Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.
RB Toby Gerhart - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
RB Matt Asiata - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE John Carlson - (Concussion) Practiced fully Wednesday but didn't go Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

NEW ENGLAND
QB Tom Brady - (Right Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to start.
WR Aaron Dobson - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Danny Amendola - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Kenbrell Thompkins - (Hip) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

NEW ORLEANS
No injuries of fantasy note.

NEW YORK GIANTS
RB Peyton Hillis - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Victor Cruz - (Knee, Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and will not play (out).

NEW YORK JETS
WR Santonio Holmes - (Foot, Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Jeremy Kerley - (Elbow) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
TE Kellen Winslow - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

OAKLAND
RB Darren McFadden - (Knee, Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

PHILADELPHIA
No injuries of fantasy note.

PITTSBURGH
WR Jerricho Cotchery - (Shoulder) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.
WR Emmanuel Sanders - (Foot) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

ST. LOUIS
WR Tavon Austin - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

SAN DIEGO
RB Ryan Matthews - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.
WR Keenan Allen - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Eddie Royal - (Toe) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

SAN FRANCISCO - Plays Monday night
RB Frank Gore - (Ankle, Knee) Limited in practice Thursday but expected to play.
WR Mario Manningham - (Knee, Illness) Didn't practice Thursday but expected to play.
WR Michael Crabtree - (Ankle, Wrist) Practiced Thursday and expected to play.

SEATTLE
WR Percy Harvin - (Hip) Expected to miss the next two weeks (out)..
TE Zach Miller - (Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

TAMPA BAY
WR Vincent Jackson - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full Thursday and expected to play.

TENNESSEE
RB Chris Johnson - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS
TE Jordan Reed - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and will not play (out).


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