Injury Expectations | Thursday Update | Week 13

A review of the late week practice report

KEY THURSDAY MEDIA UPDATES

***Greg Olsen did not practice on Thursday due to continued soreness. Although the Panthers have said Olsen could play without practicing and there are no structural concerns with his surgically repaired foot, it's unlikely Olsen will play until he's fully comfortable. If he is active this week, the Panthers won't use him for more than the 25-30 snaps they planned last week.

***Aaron Jones was back participating in individual drills on Thursday. Some observers reported Jones "did very little" early in practice. Jones' running backs coach told reporters Jones was moving "pretty well" and hinted he'd be a game-time decision. I still believe Jones is on the doubtful side of questionable.

***JuJu Smith-Schuster was listed as a full participant on Thursday after getting in a full unofficial workout on Wednesday. He's clearly trending toward playing on Monday night.

***Jameis Winston fully practiced again on Thursday and will start. Cleared to throw midweek on consecutive days strongly suggests Winston is close to fully recovered.

***Christian McCaffrey told reporters Wednesday's missed practice was a "maintenance day" and he took all his individual reps on Thursday. Likely dealing with a minor AC sprain, McCaffrey is now likely to see his usual workload this week. A full Friday practice will confirm.

***The Cardinals said Adrian Peterson practiced and was trending toward playing. The official injury report lists Peterson as a DNP. Tomorrow's report will determine his availability.


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.

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
Tom Brady NE Achilles DNP Limited     Expected to Play
Cam Newton Car Thumb / Shoulder Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Matthew Stafford Det Ankle Full Full     Expected to Play
Jameis Winston TB Shoulder Full Full     Expected to Play
Blake Bortles Jac Wrist Full Full     Expected to Play
Josh McCown NYJ Wrist Full Full     Expected to Play
Paxton Lynch Den Ankle DNP DNP     Inactive
C.J. Beathard SF Knee / Hip DNP Limited     Active / Backup
Running Backs
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
LeSean McCoy Buf Knee Not Listed Full     Expected to Play
Leonard Fournette Jac Ankle Full Full     Expected to Play
Devonta Freeman Atl Concussion Full Full     Expected to Play
DeMarco Murray Ten Illness Not Listed Limited     Expected to Play
Christian McCaffrey Car Shoulder DNP Limited     Expected to Play
Lamar Miller Hou Knee DNP Limited     Awaiting Information
Isaiah Crowell Cle Shoulder Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Alex Collins Bal Calf DNP Full     Expected to Play
Adrian Peterson Ari Neck DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Ty Montgomery GB Ribs / Wrist DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Aaron Jones GB Knee Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Doug Martin TB Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Matt Forte NYJ Knee DNP Limited     Likely to Play
Damien Williams Mia Shoulder DNP DNP     Inactive
Ameer Abdullah Det Neck DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Dwayne Washington Det Hip Full Full     Likely to Play
Mike Tolbert Buf Hamstring DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Malcolm Brown LAR Knee Limited Limited     Likely Inactive
Lance Dunbar LAR Knee Limited Full     Likely to Play
Mike Davis Sea Groin Limited Full     Likely to Play
Wide Receivers
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Julio Jones Atl Ankle Limited Limited     Expected to Play
DeAndre Hopkins Hou Foot Limited Full     Expected to Play
Robert Woods LAR Shoulder DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Emmanuel Sanders Den Ankle DNP Full     Expected to Play
Robby Anderson NYJ Ankle Full Full     Expected to Play
Rishard Matthews Ten Hamstring DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Sterling Shepard NYG Illness Full Full     Expected to Play
*JuJu Smith-Schuster* Pit Hamstring MNF Full     Likely to Play
Chris Hogan NE Shoulder DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Danny Amendola NE Knee Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Alshon Jeffery Phi Foot Limited Full     Expected to Play
Jarvis Landry Mia Knee Not Listed Limited     Likely to Play
Amari Cooper Oak Ankle / Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Cordarelle Patterson Oak Hip Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Devin Funchess Car Toe DNP Full     Expected to Play
Marqise Lee Jac Knee Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Allen Hurns Jac Ankle DNP DNP     Inactive
DeSean Jackson TB Foot DNP Limited     Likely to Play
Kelvin Benjamin Buf Knee DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Jordan Matthews Buf Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Donte Moncrief Ind Groin Not Listed Limited     Awaiting Information
Will Fuller Hou Ribs DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Mike Williams LAC Knee DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Sammie Coates Cle Knee / Ankle DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Kenny Britt Cle Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Albert Wilson KC Hamstring Full Full     Expected to Play
Jermaine Kearse NYJ Shoulder Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Josh Bellamy Chi Concussion Full Not Listed     Expected to Play
John Brown Ari Toe DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Josh Reynolds LAR Ankle DNP Full     Expected to Play
Tight Ends
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Greg Olsen Car Foot DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Jimmy Graham Sea Ankle DNP DNP     Expected to Play
*Tyler Kroft* Cin Wrist MNF Limited     Likely to Play
Charles Clay Buf Knee Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Cameron Brate TB Hip Not Listed Limited     Likely to Play
Trey Burton Phi Back Full Full     Expected to Play
Tyler Higbee LAR Illness DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
George Kittle SF Ankle Limited Limited     Likely to Play
*Vance McDonald* Pit Ankle MNF DNP     Unlikely to Play
Coby Fleener NO Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Jeff Heuerman Den Knee Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Nick O'Leary Buf Back DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Offensive Line
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Andy Levitre Atl Knee Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Jermaine Eluemunor Bal Shoulder DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Ronnie Stanley Bal Knee Limited Full     Expected to Play
Cordy Glenn Buf Foot DNP DNP     Inactive
Ryan Kalil Car Neck Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Josh Sitton Chi Concussion DNP Limited     Awaiting Information
Tom Compton Chi Ankle Limited Full     Likely to Play
*Cedric Ogbuehi* Cin Shoulder MNF Limited     Awaiting Information
Ronald Leary Den Back DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
T.J. Lang Det Foot DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Travis Swanson Det Knee DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Lucas Patrick GB Hand Full Full     Expected to Play
Chris Clark Hou Ankle IR IR IR IR Injured Reserve
Julien Davenport Hou Shoulder Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Jeff Allen Hou Hand Full Full     Expected to Play
Ryan Kelly Ind Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Patrick Omameh Jac Quad Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Jermey Parnell Jac Knee Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Spencer Pulley LAC Knee Limited Full     Expected to Play
Jermon Bushrod Mia Foot DNP DNP     Inactive
Mike Pouncey Mia Hip DNP Full     Expected to Play
Mike Remmers Min Back Limited DNP     Awaiting Information
Marcus Cannon NE Ankle DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
LaAdrian Waddle NE Ankle DNP Limited     Awaiting Information
David Andrews NE Illness Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Terron Armstead NO Thigh / Shoulder DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Ryan Ramcyzk NO Elbow Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Larry Warford NO Shoulder Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Justin Pugh NYG Back DNP Limited     Likely Inactive
Brian Winters NYJ Abdomen / Ankle Limited Limited     Likely to Play
James Carpenter NYJ Knee Full Full     Expected to Play
Gabe Jackson Oak Ankle Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Jason Kelce Phi Ankle Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Luke Joeckel Sea Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Oday Aboushi Sea Shoulder DNP DNP     Inactive
Duane Brown Sea Ankle DNP DNP     Likely to Play
Trent Brown SF Shoulder Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Evan Smith TB Concussion Full Full     Likely to Play
Demar Dotson TB Knee IR IR IR IR Injured Reserve
Eli Marpet TB Knee IR IR IR IR Injured Reserve
Brian Schwenke Ten Illness DNP Full     Expected to Play
Edge Players
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Shane Ray Den Wrist / Illness Limited DNP     Awaiting Information
Clay Matthews GB Groin Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Nick Perry GB Foot Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Jadeveon Clowney Hou Shoulder / Ankle DNP DNP     Expected to Play
Dee Ford KC Back DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Tamba Hali KC Knee Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Trey Flowers NE Rib Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Derek Barnett Phi Groin Full Limited     Expected to Play
Robert Ayers TB Concussion Limited DNP     Likely Inactive
Brian Orakpo Ten Shoulder DNP Full     Expected to Play
Defensive Line
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Corey Peters Ari Ankle DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Domata Peko Den Knee DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Derek Wolfe Den Neck DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Kenny Clark GB Ankle Limited Limited     Unlikely to Play
Allen Bailey KC Knee Full Full     Expected to Play
Bennie Logan KC Knee Full Limited     Expected to Play
Corey Liuget LAC Toe DNP Limited     Awaiting Information
Damon Harrison NYG Elbow DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Muhammad Wilkerson NYJ Foot Full Full     Expected to Play
Solomon Thomas SF Knee Full Full     Expected to Play
Nazair Jones Sea Ankle Not Listed Limited     Awaiting Information
Gerald McCoy TB Shoulder Full Full     Expected to Play
Linebackers
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Deone Bucannon Ari Ankle DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
C.J. Mosley Bal Ankle Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Thomas Davis Car Hamstring DNP Limited     Expected to Play
Shaq Thompson Car Foot Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Danny Trevathan Chi Calf Limited Full     Likely to Play
*Vincent Rey* Cin Hamstring MNF DNP     Inactive
*Nick Vigil* Cin Ankle MNF DNP     Awaiting Information
Todd Davis Den Shoulder / Ankle Limited Full     Likely to Play
Brennan Scarlett Hou Foot DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Telvin Smith Jac Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Eric Kendricks Min Hip DNP Limited     Likely to Play
Kyle Van Noy NE Calf Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Jonathan Casillas NYG Neck / Wrist DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
B.J. Goodson NYG Ankle Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
Calvin Munson NYG Quad Full Full     Likely to Play
*Ryan Shazier* Pit Ankle MNF DNP     Awaiting Information
Bobby Wagner Sea Hamstring DNP DNP     Likely to Play
Defensive Backs
Player Team Injury Practice Participation Game Status FBGs Expects
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Desmond Trufant Atl Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Brian Poole Atl Back DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
Jimmy Smith Bal Achilles Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Daryl Worley Car Foot DNP Full     Expected to Play
Mike Adams Car Knee Limited Full     Likely to Play
Adrian Amos Chi Hamstring DNP DNP     Awaiting Information
*Shawn Williams* Cin Hamstring MNF DNP     Likely Inactive
Kevin King GB Shoulder DNP DNP     Unlikely to Play
Morgan Burnett GB Groin Full Full     Expected to Play
Damarious Randall GB Knee Not Listed Limited     Awaiting Information
Kareem Jackson Hou Shoulder DNP Limited     Awaiting Information
Tashaun Gipson Jac Knee Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Jalen Ramsey Jac Ankle Limited Limited     Expected to Play
Casey Hayward LAC Calf DNP DNP     Likely to Play
Kayvon Webster LAR Ankle DNP Limited     Likely to Play
Nickell Robey LAR Thigh Limited Full     Likely to Play
Andrew Sendejo Min Groin Full Full     Expected to Play
Ken Crowley NO Abdomen Limited Limited     Likely to Play
Marshon Lattimore NO Ankle Limited DNP     Awaiting Information
Janoris Jenkins NYG Ankle IR IR IR IR Injured Reserve
David Amerson Oak Foot Limited Limited     Awaiting Information
*Joe Haden* Pit Fibula MNF DNP     Inactive
Earl Thomas Sea Heel Not Listed DNP     Likely to Play
Shaq Griffin Sea Concussion Limited Full     Likely to Play
Kam Chancellor Sea Neck DNP DNP     Inactive
Eric Reid SF Knee Full Full     Expected to Play
Vernon Hargreaves TB Hamstring DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
T.J. Ward TB Concussion DNP DNP     Likely Inactive
Robert McClain TB Shoulder Full Full     Expected to Play

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

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