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Mid-Week Injury & Practice Report - Week 17

Whitney Walters
January 1, 2010 @ 1:40pm ET

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This mid-week injury & practice 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 that teams playing on Monday night don't release injury reports until after Thursday practice and teams in the west often report their injuries late.

ARIZONA
RB Chris Wells - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Larry Fitzgerald
- (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
PK Neil Rackers - (Groin) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain. Backup Mike Nugent would kick if Rackers can't go.

ATLANTA
QB Matt Ryan - (Toe) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited Thursday but expected to start.
RB Michael Turner - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
TE Tony Gonzalez - (Calf) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
PK Matt Bryant - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited Thursday and his playing status is uncertain. Newly signed Steve Hauschka will kick if Bryant can't go.

BALTIMORE
WR Derrick Mason - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday but expected to play.

BUFFALO
QB Trent Edwards - (Ankle) Not expected to practice or play.
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full on Thursday and is expected to start.
TE Shawn Nelson - (Illness) Didn't practice Thursday but expected to play.

CAROLINA
QB Matt Moore - (Right Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full speed on Thursday and expected to start.
RB Jonathan Stewart - (Achilles) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday but expected to play.
RB DeAngelo Williams - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Steve Smith - (Forearm) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Muhsin Muhammad - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full on Thursday and expected to play.

CHICAGO
WR Devin Hester - (Calf) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full speed on Thursday and expected to play.
WR Johnny Knox - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.

CINCINNATI
No injuries of fantasy note.

CLEVELAND
RB Chris Jennings - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
RB Jerome Harrison - (Hip) Limited in practice Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Brian Robiskie - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

DALLAS
WR Miles Austin - (Thumb) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

DENVER
RB Correll Buckhalter - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.
WR Brandon Marshall - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and didn't go Thursday. Not expected to play.
WR Eddie Royal - (Neck) Didn't practice Wednesday and was limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.
TE Daniel Graham - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

DETROIT
QB Drew Stanton - (Ankle) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and not expected to play. Daunte Culpepper is expected to start.

GREEN BAY
No injuries of fantasy note.

HOUSTON
WR Jacoby Jones - (Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full on Thursday and expected to play.
TE Joel Dreessen - (Shoulder) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full on Thursday and expected to play.

INDIANAPOLIS
RB Joseph Addai - (Knee) - Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday but his playing status is uncertain.
RB Donald Brown - (Illness) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full on Thursday but his playing status is uncertain.
RB Mike Hart - (Ankle) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday but his playing status is uncertain.
RB Chad Simpson - (Concussion) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Pierre Garcon - (Hand) - Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Reggie Wayne - (Foot) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday but his playing status is uncertain.
PK Adam Vinatieri - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

JACKSONVILLE
WR Torry Holt - (Hand) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Marcedes Lewis - (Cheek, Head) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

KANSAS CITY
No injuries of fantasy note.

MIAMI
RB Ricky Williams - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and was limited Thursday but expected to play.

MINNESOTA
TE Visanthe Shiancoe - (Thigh) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.

NEW ENGLAND
QB Tom Brady - (Right Shoulder, Finger, Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday, but expected to start.
TE Ben Watson - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

NEW ORLEANS
RB Pierre Thomas - (Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Lance Moore - (Ankle) Didn't practiced Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
TE Jeremy Shockey - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
TE David Thomas - (Calf) Didn't practiced Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain. #3 TE Darnell Dinkins would fill in if needed.

NEW YORK GIANTS
QB Eli Manning - (Foot) Expected to practiced fully this week and start.
RB Ahmad Bradshaw - (Ankle, Foot) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday as usual but expected to play.
RB Brandon Jacobs - (Knee) Out this week. Look for rookie Gartrell Johnson to back up Bradshaw.
RB Danny Ware - (Concussion) Inactive last week but not listed on the injury report. His playing status is uncertain.
WR Hakeem Nicks - (Hamstring) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.
WR Mario Manningham - (Shoulder) Didn't practice Wednesday and limited Thursday but expected to play.

NEW YORK JETS
QB Mark Sanchez - (Knee) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to start.
RB Shonn Greene - (Shoulder) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

OAKLAND
QB Bruce Gradkowski - (Knees) Not expected to practice or play.
RB Justin Fargas - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Darrius Heyward-Bey - (Foot) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

PHILADELPHIA
QB Michael Vick - (Quadricep) Didn't practice Wednesday but went full on Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.
WR Kevin Curtis - (Knee) Inactive last week but not listed on the injury report. His playing status is uncertain.
WR Jeremy Maclin - (Foot) Practiced fully Wednesday and Thursday and expected to play.

PITTSBURGH
RB Willie Parker - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday but went full on Thursday. His playing status is uncertain.
WR Hines Ward - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.

ST. LOUIS
RB Steven Jackson - (Back) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Donnie Avery - (Thigh) Limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but expected to play.

SAN DIEGO
WR Vincent Jackson - (Achilles) Didn't practice Wednesday and was limited Thursday but expected to play.

SAN FRANCISCO
RB Glen Coffee - (Hamstring) Practiced fully Wednesday but not expected to play.
WR Isaac Bruce - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday but expected to play briefly.
PK Joe Nedney - (Hamstring) Didn't practice Wednesday and his playing status is uncertain. Ricky Schmitt will kick if needed.

SEATTLE
RB Julius Jones - (Ribs) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and his playing status is uncertain.
WR Nate Burleson - (Ankle) Out this week. Deion Branch will continue to fill in.

TAMPA BAY
RB Derrick Ward - (Knee) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited Thursday and and his playing status is uncertain.
TE Kellen Winslow - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday but participated fully Thursday and expected to play.

TENNESSEE
No injuries of fantasy note.

WASHINGTON
WR Devin Thomas - (Ankle) Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday and not expected to play.
WR Santana Moss - (Knee) Limited in practice Wednesday but practiced fully Thursday and expected to play.

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