Injury Expectations | Thursday Update | Week 11

A review of the late week practice report

KEY THURSDAY MEDIA UPDATES

***Philip Rivers fully practiced on Thursday and will play this week as long as he does not experience any recurrent symptoms over the next 2-3 days. Expect him to be listed as a full participant on Friday and receive clearance from the independent neurologist. Any downgrade in practice participation would be a very poor sign.

***Jordan Reed admitted to a setback last week and is still not practicing. He told reporters he continues to feel soreness and tightness when he decelerates. Reed may try to play but is likely to be inactive and should already be considered questionable for Week 12.

***Ty Montgomery was again relegated to the rehab field in Green Bay on Thursday. It is now very unlikely he'll play this week. Leonard Fournette continued to practice and can be expected to see his usual workload. Mike Tolbert had a second consecutive DNP, which could mean Travaris Cadet will serve as LeSean McCoy's backup this week.

***Both Julio Jones and Devonta Freeman did not practice in Atlanta. Freeman has already been ruled out of Monday night's game. Expect Jones to increase his practice participation through the weekend and play without limitation.


EARLY WEEK PRACTICE PARTICIPATION REPORT AND EARLY EXPECTATIONS

The Wednesday and Thursday practice participation reports are our first chance to see which players each NFL team are limiting in practice after the previous week's games. Players limited in mid-week practice aren't necessarily in danger of missing that week's game. But they all need to be watched closely.

*Note: Monday night players with asterisk practice Thursday/Friday/Saturday.

Quarterbacks
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
*Russell Wilson* Sea Jaw MNF Full     Expected to Play
Philip Rivers LAC Concussion Limited Full     Likely to Play
Jameis Winston TB Shoulder DNP DNP     Inactive
Brett Hundley GB Hamstring Full Full     Expected to Play
Brock Osweiler Den Shoulder Limited Full     Expected to Play
Drew Stanton Ari Knee Limited Limited     Backup if Active
Tom Savage Hou Shoulder Full Full     Expected to Play
Blake Bortles Jac Wrist Full Full     Expected to Play
DeShone Kizer Cle Ribs Limited Full     Expected to Play
Running Backs
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Leonard Fournette Jac Ankle Limited Limited     Likely to Play
*Devonta Freeman* Atl Concussion MNF DNP     Inactive
Aaron Jones GB Knee DNP DNP     Inactive
Ty Montgomery GB Ribs DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
*Eddie Lacy* Sea Groin MNF Limited     Likely to Play
Isaiah Crowell Cle Shoulder Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Duke Johnson Cle Shoulder Full Full     Expected to Play
Terrance West Bal Calf Full Full     Likely to Play
Mike Tolbert Buf Hamstring DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Dwayne Washington Det Hip DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Malcolm Brown LAR Knee DNP DNP     Inactive
Wide Receivers
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
*Julio Jones* Atl Ankle MNF DNP     Expected to Play
*Doug Baldwin* Sea Hip MNF Full     Expected to Play
Dez Bryant Dal Knee DNP Full     Expected to Play
Demaryius Thomas Den Knee Limited Full     Expected to Play
Jarvis Landry Mia Chest Limited Full     Likely to Play
Alshon Jeffery Phi Ankle Not Listed Limited     Expected to Play
Chris Hogan NE Shoulder DNP DNP     Inactive
Danny Amendola NE Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
John Brown Ari Back Limited DNP     Awaiting Information
Will Fuller Hou Ribs DNP DNP     Inactive
Bruce Ellington Hou Ribs Full Full     Expected to Play
Allen Hurns Jac Ankle DNP DNP     Inactive
Marqise Lee Jac Knee DNP Limited     Likely to Play
Jordan Matthews Buf Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Kenny Stills Mia Back Not Listed Limited     Likely to Play
Zay Jones Buf Ankle Full Full     Likely to Play
Brandon LaFell Cin Knee DNP Limited     Expected to Play
Terrelle Pryor Was Ankle Not Listed DNP     Awaiting Information
Cody Latimer Den Achilles / Knee Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Bennie Fowler Den Ankle Full Full     Expected to Play
Kenny Britt Cle Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Albert Wilson KC Hamstring DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Ryan Grant Was Concussion Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Tight Ends
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Zach Ertz Phi Hamstring Full Full     Expected to Play
*Jimmy Graham* Sea Knee MNF Limited     Expected to Play
Jordan Reed Was Hamstring DNP DNP      Unlikely to Play
Charles Clay Buf Knee DNP Limited     Expected to Play
Martellus Bennett NE Shoulder / Hamstring Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
A.J. Derby Den Shoulder DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Jeff Heuerman Den Knee DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Marcedes Lewis Jac Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Niles Paul Was Concussion Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Offensive Line
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
A.Q. Shipley Ari Shoulder Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
John Wetzel Ari Back Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
*Andy Levitre* Atl Knee MNF DNP     Likely to Play
Ronnie Stanley Bal Concussion Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Cordy Glenn Buf Foot / Ankle DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Tom Compton Chi Ankle Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Kyle Long Chi Finger Limited Full     Game-time Decision
Shon Coleman Cle Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
J.C. Tretter Cle Shoulder / Knee DNP DNP     Game-time Decision
Tyron Smith Dal Back / Groin DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Donald Stephenson Den Calf Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Ronald Leary Den Elbow Full Full     Expected to Play
T.J. Lang Det Concussion Full Full     Expected to Play
Justin McCray GB Ankle Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Jeff Allen Hou Hand Limited Full     Expected to Play
Chris Clark Hou Shoulder Limited Full     Expected to Play
Patrick Omameh Jac Quadricep DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Jeremy Parnell Jac Knee DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Mitch Morse KC Foot Full Full     Expected to Play
Joe Barksdale LAC Foot DNP DNP     Inactive
Spencer Pulley LAC Knee Limited Full     Likely to Play
Rodger Saffold LAR Ankle DNP Full     Expected to Play
Jermon Bushrod Mia Shoulder Full Full     Expected to Play
Mike Remmers Min Concussion Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Jeremiah Sirles Min Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Marcus Cannon NE Ankle DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Justin Pugh NYG Back DNP DNP     Inactive
D.J. Fluker NYG Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Gabe Jackson Oak Ankle Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Marshall Newhouse Oak Hip / Quad Limited DNP     Awaiting Information
*Duane Brown* Sea Ankle MNF DNP     Game-time Decision
*Luke Joeckel* Sea Knee MNF DNP     Likely Inactive
Demar Dotson TB Hamstring Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Donovan Smith TB Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
J.R. Sweezy TB Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Trent Williams Was Knee DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
T.J. Clemmings Was Ankle Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Shaun Lauvao Was Stinger Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Spencer Long Was Knee Limited DNP     Awaiting Information
Brandon Scherff Was Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Morgan Moses Was Ankle Full Full     Expected to Play
Edge Players
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Jerry Hughes Buf Shin / Calf DNP Limited     Awaiting Information
Shane Ray Den Wrist Full Full     Expected to Play
Ezekiel Ansah Det Back DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Nick Perry GB Foot Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Jadeveon Clowney Hou Knee Limited Full     Expected to Play
Dee Ford KC Back DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Tamba Hali KC Knee DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Robert Quinn LAR Illness Limited Full     Likely to Play
Everson Griffen Min Foot Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Jason Pierre-Paul NYG Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
*Frank Clark* Sea Thigh MNF Full     Expected to Play
William Gholston TB Neck DNP DNP     Inactive
Robert Ayers TB Ankle / Calf Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Defensive Line
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Corey Peters Ari Ankle DNP DNP     Inactive
*Grady Jarrett* Atl Knee MNF Limited     Expected to Play
Allen Bailey KC Knee DNP DNP     Inactive
Bennie Logan KC Knee Full Full     Expected to Play
Corey Liuget LAC Toe Limited Full     Likely to Play
Ndamukong Suh Mia Knee DNP DNP     Expected to Play
Cameron Jordan NO Back Not Listed Limited     Awaiting Information
Damon Harrison NYG Ankle DNP Limited     Awaiting Information
Gerald McCoy TB Shoulder / Back Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Matt Ioannidis Was Hand Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Alan Branch NE Neck Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Malcom Brown NE Ankle Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
*Michael Bennett* Sea Heel MNF DNP     Expected to Play
Linebackers
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
*Duke Riley* Atl Knee MNF Limited     Awaiting Information
Danny Trevathan Chi Calf DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Kevin Minter Cin Elbow Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Sean Lee Dal Hamstring DNP DNP     Inactive
Todd Davis Den Ankle Full Full     Expected to Play
Brandon Marshall Den Shoulder Full Full     Expected to Play
Joe Thomas GB Ankle Full Full     Expected to Play
Dylan Cole Hou Hamstring DNP DNP     Inactive
Denzel Perryman LAC Ankle Full Full     Expected to Play
B.J. Goodson NYG Ankle DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Devon Kennard NYG Quadricep Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Calvin Munson NYG Quadricep Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Zach Brown Was Achilles Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Defensive Backs
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Jimmy Smith Bal Achilles DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
E.J. Gaines Buf Hamstring Limited Full     Likely to Play
Sherrick McManis Chi Hamstring Limited Full     Likely to Play
Will Jackson Cin Toe DNP Limited     Likely to Play
Adam Jones Cin Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Shawn Williams Cin Hamstring Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Jeff Heath Dal Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Morgan Burnett GB Groin DNP DNP     Inactive
Kevin King GB Shoulder Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Johnathan Joseph Hou Knee Limited Full     Expected to Play
Kareem Jackson Hou Shoulder Limited Full     Expected to Play
Jalen Ramsey Jac Back Full Full     Expected to Play
Lamarcus Joyner LAR Hip DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Michael Thomas Mia Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Reshad Jones Mia Groin / Shoulder Full Full     Expected to Play
Andrew Sendejo Min Groin / Hamstring DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Kenny Vaccaro NO Groin Limited DNP     Unlikely to Play
David Amerson Oak Foot DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Ronald Darby Phi Ankle Full Full     Expected to Play
*Earl Thomas* Sea Hamstring MNF Limited     Likely to Play
*Kam Chancellor* Sea Neck MNF DNP     Game-time Decision
Vernon Hargreaves TB Hamstring DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
DeAngelo Hall Was Knee Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Bashaud Breeland Was Shoulder Full Full     Expected to Play

Note: Monday night players with asterisk practice Thursday/Friday/Saturday.

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