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Player Practice & Playing Status Report - Week 15
Whitney Walters
December 18, 2009 @ 6:33pm ET
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This 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.

ARIZONA
RB Tim Hightower - (Thumb) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Larry Fitzgerald - (Knee) Limited in practice all week but expected to play. Game-time decision.
PK Neil Rackers - (Groin) Out this week. Mike Nugent will kick on Sunday.

ATLANTA
QB Matt Ryan - (Toe) Didn't practice Wednesday and was limited the rest of the week. Game-time decision. Chris Redman would start again if needed.
RB Michael Turner - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday and was limited the rest of the week. Game-time decision. If he playes he'll likely split time with both Jason Snelling and Jerious Norwood.
WR Roddy White - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Michael Jenkins - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

BALTIMORE
WR Mark Clayton - (Knee) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play.
WR Derrick Mason - (Finger) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full on Friday and expected to play.
WR Kelly Washington - (Ankle) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play.

BUFFALO
WR Terrell Owens - (Illness) Didn' practice Thursday or Friday but expected to play.

CAROLINA
QB Jake Delhomme
- (Finger) Remains out. Backup Matt Moore will start.
RB Jonathan Stewart - (Toe) Didn't practice Wednesday, was limited Thursday and went full speed on Friday and expected to play.
WR Muhsin Muhammad - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday, was limited Thursday but participated fully Friday and expected to play.

CHICAGO
WR Devin Hester - (Calf) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play. Devin Aromashodu is expected to start in his spot.

CINCINNATI
RB Bernard Scott - (Toe) Didn't practice Wednesday and was limited the remainder of the week and not expected to play.

CLEVELAND
WR Joshua Cribbs - (Ankle) Limited in practice all all week but expected to play.
TE Robert Royal - (Finger) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

DALLAS
No injuries of fantasy note.

DENVER
RB Knowshon Moreno - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday but participated fully the rest of the week and expected to play.
RB Correll Buckhalter - (Ankle) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play.
TE Tony Scheffler - (Ribs) Practiced fully Wednesday all week and expected to play.

DETROIT
QB Matthew Stafford - (Shoulder) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play. Daunte Culpepper will be the starter.
RB Kevin Smith - (Knee) Out this week. Maurice Morris is the likely lead in the backfield.
RB Aaron Brown - (Knee) Limited in practice Thursday and didn't practice Friday. Game-time decision.
WR Calvin Johnson - (Knee) Limited in practice all week. Game-time decision.
WR Dennis Northcutt - (Groin) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited Thursday and didn't go on Friday. Game-time decision.

GREEN BAY
No injuries of fantasy note.

HOUSTON
QB Matt Schaub - (Non-Throwing Shoulder) Practiced fully all week and expected to start.
RB Arian Foster
- (Ribs) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Joel Dreessen
- (Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full on Friday and expected to play.

INDIANAPOLIS
Played Thursday night.

JACKSONVILLE
Played Thursday night.

KANSAS CITY
No injuries of fantasy note.

MIAMI
WR Davone Bess - (Ankle) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.

MINNESOTA
WR Percy Harvin - (Illness) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and was limited Friday. Game-time decision.
WR Bernard Berrian - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full on Friday and expected to play.
WR Sidney Rice - (Illness) Didn't practice Thursday or Friday. Game-time decision
TE Visanthe Shiancoe - (Ribs, Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but went full on Friday and expected to play.

NEW ENGLAND
QB Tom Brady - (Right Shoulder, Finger, Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday, was limited Thursday and Friday but expected to start.
RB Fred Taylor - (Ankle) Limited in practice all week. Game-time decision.
WR Sam Aiken - (Shoulder) Limited in practice all week. Game-time decision.
TE Ben Watson - (Knee) Limited in practice all week. Game-time decision.

NEW ORLEANS
RB Mike Bell - (Wrist, Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
RB Pierre Thomas - (Hip) Limited in practice all week but expected to play.
WR Lance Moore - (Ankle, Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Jeremy Shockey - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday, was limited Thursday and Friday and not expected to play.
PK Garrett Hartley - (Hip) Didn't practice Wednesday, was limited Thursday and Friday but expected to play.

NEW YORK GIANTS
QB Eli Manning - (Foot) Practiced fully Thursday and Friday and expected to start.
RB Ahmad Bradshaw - (Ankle, Foot) Didn't practice Thursday or Friday but expected to play.

NEW YORK JETS
QB Mark Sanchez - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full speed the rest of the week and expected to start.

OAKLAND
QB Bruce Gradkowski - (Knees) Out this week. Charlie Frye has been named the starter.
WR Darrius Heyward-Bey - (Foot) Remains out. Johnnie Lee Higgins is expected to start.
TE Zach Miller - (Concussion) - Didn't practice all week and not expected to play. Tony Stewart is expected to start.

PHILADELPHIA
RB Brian Westbrook - (Concussion) Remains out. LeSean McCoy continues to start.
RB Leonard Weaver- (Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Kevin Curtis - (Knee) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
WR Jeremy Maclin - (Foot) Out this week. Reggie Brown is expected to start in his place.
WR Jason Avant - (Hamstring) Practiced fully all week and expected to play.
TE Brent Celek - (Hand) Didn't practice Wednesday, was limited Thursday and Friday and expected to play.

PITTSBURGH
WR Hines Ward - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday but did fully the rest of the week and expected to play.

ST. LOUIS
QB Marc Bulger - (Knee) Remains out.
QB Kyle Boller - (Thigh, Illness) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play. Keith Null is expected to start. Game-time decision.
RB Steven Jackson - (Back, Illness) Didn't practice all week but expected to play. Game-time decision.

SAN DIEGO
No injuries of fantasy note.

SAN FRANCISCO
RB Frank Gore - (Toe) Limited in practice Wednesday but practiced fully the rest of the week and expected to play.
WR Isaac Bruce - (Ankle) Didn't practice all week and not expected to play.

SEATTLE
WR Nate Burleson - (Ankle) Out this week. Deion Branch will take his spot.

TAMPA BAY
WR Michael Clayton - (Knee) Remains out. Maurice Stovall is expected to start in his place.
TE Kellen Winslow - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday, did participate fully Thursday but didn't practice Friday. Game-time decision.

TENNESSEE
QB Vince Young - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday, was limited Thursday and practiced fully Friday. Game-time decision.
WR Nate Washington - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday, went full Thursday but sat out Friday. Expected to play.

WASHINGTON
No injuries of fantasy note.

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