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Mid-Week Injury Tracker - Week 10
Updated: November 6, 2008 at 7:43pm 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

Matt Hasselbeck, SEA - Hyperextended Knee / Bulging Disc - Hasselbeck has already been ruled out for this week's game but he may try to return to practice.

Dan Orlovsky, DET - Sprained Thumb - Orlovsky will miss at least two weeks after spraining the thumb on his throwing hand during Sunday's game. He didn't practice Wednesday.

Kyle Orton, CHI - High Ankle Sprain - Orton, who injured his ankle during the team's week 9 game, will reportedly miss the next 3 - 4 weeks while he recovers. X-rays were negative and further tests revealed no serious ligament damage. He did not practice Wednesday.

Ben Roethlisberger, PIT - Dislocated Shoulder - Roethlisberger didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his status for this weekend is in question.

Matt Schaub, HOU - Partially Torn MCL - Schaub will miss the next 2 - 4 weeks after tearing the medial collateral ligament in his knee during Sunday's game. The injury will not require surgery, but he will need at least two weeks of rehab and treatment.

Carson Palmer, CIN - Elbow - It is unknown if Palmer will be able to return to practice following the teams bye this week.

Tony Romo, DAL - Fractured Pinkie Finger - Romo is back on the practice field and expected to return following this week's bye.

RUNNING BACKS

Ladell Betts, WAS - Sprained Knee - Betts is expected to return following this week's bye.

Reggie Bush, NO - Arthroscopic Knee Surgery - Bush is expected to miss at least this week while he recovers from arthroscopic surgery to repair and remove damaged cartilage in his left knee. He has not practiced this week.

Warrick Dunn, TB - Pinched Nerve in Back - The Bucs are hopeful that Dunn can return following the team's bye this week.

Earnest Graham, TB - Knee Injury - Graham suffered a knee injury late in last week's game and is undergoing tests this week to determine the extent of the injury. His status for week 11 is unknown at this time.

Ahman Green, HOU - Leg Cramps - Green practiced Wednesday and Thursday and is expected to play Sunday.

Andre Hall, DEN - Ankle - Hall has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

Steven Jackson, STL - Strained Quadriceps - Jackson didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is very questionable.

Felix Jones, DAL - Partially Torn Hamstring - The Cowboys still expect Jones to return to action following their week 10 bye.

LaMont Jordan, NE - Leg Injury - Jordan missed practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status for Sunday is questionable.

Darren McFadden, OAK - Turf Toe - McFadden was limited in practice Wednesday and his playing status is questionable.

Willis McGahee, BAL - Ankle - McGahee has been limited in practice this week and his playing status is in question.

Travis Minor, STL - Concussion - Minor didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status for Sunday is questionable.

Sammy Morris, NE - Knee Injury - Morris didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status for Sunday is doubtful.

Willie Parker, PIT - Shoulder - Parker missed practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status for Sunday is doubtful.

Antonio Pittman, STL - Aggravated Leg Fracture / Strained Hamstring - Pittman didn't practice Wednesday and is not expected to play this weekend.

Michael Pittman, DEN - Neck Stinger - Hall has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

Willis McGahee, BAL - Knee, Ankle and Rib Injuries - McGahee has been limited in practice this week and his playing status for this weekend is in question.

Kolby Smith, KC - Severe Knee Injury - Smith has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

Jonathan Stewart, CAR - Heel Injury - Stewart has missed practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status for this weekend is in question.

Carnell Williams, TB - Knee - Williams continues to practice on a limited basis. The Bucs have until after their bye this week to decide if they will IR him or activate him.

Selvin Young, DEN - Groin - Young was limited in practice Tuesday and Wednesday but will be active and expected to play Thursday.

WIDE RECEIVERS

Drew Bennett, STL - Fractured Foot - Bennett has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

Deion Branch, SEA - Bruised Heel - Branch was held out of practice Wednesday and Thursday and is not expected to play this weekend.

Chris Chambers, SD - Ankle Injury - Chambers didn't practice Wednesday and his playing status for Sunday is questionable.

Andre Davis, HOU - Finger Surgery - Davis is expected to miss another week.

D.J. Hackett, CAR - Knee - The Panthers are hopeful Hackett can return to practice this week and play Sunday.

Dante Hall, STL - Severe High Ankle Sprain - Hall has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2008 season.

James Jones, GB - Knee - Jones practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and may return to action this weekend. He is not listed on the team's injury report..

Brandon Lloyd, CHI - Knee Injury - Lloyd practiced fully on Wednesday and Thursday and the Bears are now optomistic he can play Sunday.

Josh Reed, BUF - Strained Achilles' Tendon - Reed isn't practicing this week and will miss at least one more week.

David Patten, NO - Strained Groin - Patten is expected to return to action this week.

Donte Stallworth, CLE - Quadriceps - Stallworth was limited in practice Tuesday and Wednesday but will be active and expected to play Thursday.

Mike Walker, JAC - Sprained Knee - Walker practiced fully Thursday and is expected to play this weekend.

Hines Ward, PIT - Shoulder - Ward was held out of practice Thursday but is expected to play Sunday.

TIGHT ENDS

Heath Miller, PIT - Ankle Injury - Miller has yet to practice this week and he's not expected to play Sunday.

Leonard Pope, ARI - Ankle - Pope has yet to practice this week and he's not expected to play Monday night.

Tony Scheffler, DEN - Strained Groin - Scheffler was limited in practice Tuesday and Wednesday but will be active and expected to play Thursday.

Alex Smith, TB - Knee - Smith was injured in Sunday's game and his playing status for this weekend is uncertain.

L.J. Smith, PHI - Concussion - Smith has been cleared to return to action. He practiced fully Thursday and is expected to play this weekend.

Jason Witten, DAL - Broken Rib - Witten was active for Sunday's game however he did not make a single catch. According to reports Witten was given painkilling injections and fitted for a protective jacket prior to the game but he didn't feel comfortable on the field and he ended up splitting playing time with Martellus Bennett. The team has a bye this week so Witten has additional time to recover and the Cowboys expect him to be able to play week 11.

KICKERS

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%. When and if they will make the switch at kicker back to Tynes is unknown.

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