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Mid-Week Injury Tracker - Week 8
Updated: October 23, 2008 at 7:34pm ET
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The injury tracker report will bridge the gap between our early and late week in-depth injury reports. We'll keep track of all key fantasy player injuries and provide any new information from the teams and any practice reports. Be sure you check out our Priority News often during the week as all breaking news will be posted there.

QUARTERBACKS

Jason Campbell, WAS - Groin - Campbell is practicing fully this week and is expected to play Sunday. He is not listed on the team's injury report.

Brodie Croyle, KC - Torn MCL - The Chiefs have placed Coryle on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

Jay Cutler, DEN - Bruised Index Finger - Cutler injured the index finger on his throwing hand in Monday night's game but was able to finish the game. The exact nature of Cutler's injury is currently unknown but there are reports that the team is initially calling it a bruise. He is scheduled to undergo further testing this week and he is expected to be fine and be able to play in week 9 following Denver's bye week.

Matt Hasselbeck, SEA - Hyperextended Knee / Bulging Disc - Hasselbeck has yet to practice this week and is not expected to play.

Damon Huard, KC - Sprained Thumb - The Chiefs have placed Huard on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

Carson Palmer, CIN - Elbow - Palmer was already been ruled out for this weekend's game.

Tony Romo, DAL - Fractured Pinkie Finger - Romo is not practicing and will not play this weekend.

RUNNING BACKS

Joseph Addai, IND - Partially Torn Hamstring - Addai has yet to practice this week and is questionable to play Sunday.

Ladell Betts, WAS - Sprained Knee - Betts isn't practicing and looks to be at least another week away from playing.

Reggie Bush, NO - Arthroscopic Knee Surgery - Bush will miss the next 2 - 4 weeks while he recovers from arthroscopic surgery to repair and remove damaged cartilage in his left knee. The Saints remain hopeful he can return following their week 9 bye.

Warrick Dunn, TB - Back - Dunn has been limited in practice this week and his playing status for Sunday is uncertain.

Steven Jackson, STL - Strained Quadriceps - Jackson has been held out of practice so far this week and his playing status is uncertain.

Felix Jones, DAL - Partially Torn Hamstring - Jones is at least 2-3 weeks away from returning to action.

LaMont Jordan, NE - Undisclosed Leg Injury - Jordan practiced Wednesday but aggrevated his leg injury and is now not expected to play.

Laurence Maroney, NE - Undisclosed Shoulder Injury - The Patriots placed Maroney on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

Sammy Morris, NE - Undisclosed Knee Injury - Morris is not practicing and his playing status for Sunday is in question.

Willie Parker, PIT - Knee Sprain - Parker practiced fully Wednesday and was limited Thursday, but the Steelers remain hopeful he can play this weekend.

Clinton Portis, WAS - Undisclosed - Portis was rested Wednesday and was limited Thursday but will play this weekend.

Antonio Pittman, STL - Leg Injury - Pittman is practicing fully this week and the Rams are hopeful he'll be able to play Sunday.

Fred Taylor, JAC - Concussion - Taylor is practicing fully this week and is expected to play Sunday. He's not listed on the team's injury report.

Ryan Torian, DEN - Elbow - The Broncos remain hopeful Torian will be able to return following the team's week 8 bye.

LaDainian Tomlinson, SD - Chronic Turf Toe - Tomlinson was rested Wednesday but practiced fully Thursday. He'll play Sunday.

Brian Westbrook, PHI - Fractured Ribs - Westbrook is practicing fully this week and the Eagles expect him to start on Sunday.

Carnell Williams, TB - Knee - Williams returned to practice this week on a very limited basis. He will not play this weekend and the Bucs have 21 days to decide if they will IR him or activate him.

Selvin Young, DEN - Groin - Young was inactive Monday night but the Broncos expect him back following their week 8 bye.

WIDE RECEIVERS

Drew Bennett, STL - Fractured Foot - Bennett isn't practicing this week and is still at least another week away from playing.

Anquan Boldin, ARI - Concussion - Boldin is practicing on a limited basis this week and the team's medical staff have cleared him to play. His playing status for this weekend remains very questionable however.

Deion Branch, SEA - Bruised Heel - Branch has yet to practice this week and his status for Sunday is in question.

Reggie Brown, PHI - Groin - Brown was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

Plaxico Burress, NYG - Bruised Pinkie Finger - Burress was held out of practice Wednesday and Thursday and there is now some question as to his playing status for this weekend.

Chris Chambers, SD - Sprained Ankle - Chambers has been limited in practice this week and his playing status is in question.

Laveranues Coles, NYJ - Head - Coles didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is in doubt.

Jerrico Cotchery, NYJ - Leg Injury - Cotchery was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

Kevin Curtis, PHI - Sports Hernia - Curtis is practicing fully this week and the Eagles expect him to start on Sunday. He's not listed on the team's injury report.

Andre Davis, HOU - Finger Surgery - Davis isn't practicing this week and will not play Sunday.

Justin Gage, TEN - Knee - Gage was limited in practice Wednesday but got a full workout in Thursday and he's expected to play Monday night.

Joey Galloway, TB - Sprained Foot - Galloway was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is in question.

D.J. Hackett, CAR - Knee - Hackett is practicing on a limited basis this week and his playing status for this weekend is in question.

Devin Hester, CHI - Quadriceps Contusion - Hester suffered a bruised quadriceps muscle last week but early reports are that the injury is not serious and he'll be able to play in week 9 following the Bears' bye.

Ike Hilliard, TB - Concussion - Hilliard didn't practice Wednesday and was limited on Thursday. His playing status is in question.

James Jones, GB - Knee - Jones was inactive last week and he may return following the Packers bye this week.

Brandon Lloyd, CHI - Knee Injury - Lloyd was inactive last week and he may return following the Bears bye this week.

Dane Looker, STL - Concussion - Looker is practicing fully this week and the Rams are hopeful he can play Sunday. He's not listed on the team's injury report.

David Patten, NO - Strained Groin - Patten is practicing fully this week and the Saints are hopeful he can play this weekend. He's not listed on the team's injury report..

Laurent Robinson, ATL - Knee - Robinson is practicing fully this week and Atlanta expects him to play Sunday.

Brandon Stokley, DEN - Concussion - The Broncos are hopeful Stokley can return to practice and be cleared to play week 9 following this week's bye.

Mike Walker, JAC - Sprained Knee - Walker is expected to miss at least one more week.

TIGHT ENDS

Leonard Pope, ARI - Ankle - Pope has yet to practice this week and his status for Sunday is in question.

Tony Scheffler, DEN - Strained Groin - Scheffler was inactive Monday night but he is still on schedule to return week 9 following the Broncos' bye week.

Jeremy Shockey, NO - Sports Hernia - Shockey didn't practice Wednesday and was limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

Ben Utecht, CIN - Chest - Utecht was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status for this weekend is uncertain.

KICKERS

Shayne Graham, CIN - Groin - Graham practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and the Bengals expects him to play Sunday.

Mike Nugent, NYJ - Thigh - Nugent remains out and his return to action is unknown at this time.

Lawrence Tynes, NYG - Knee - Tynes continues to practice fully and the Giants state he's 100%. But they have yet to switch back to Tynes and it is unknown when that switch will occur.

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