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Volume 22, #161 -- Friday Night, September 25th, 2020
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

1. SF - TE George Kittle ruled out

2. ATL - WR Julio Jones a game-time call

3. GB - WR Davante Adams a Friday spectator

4. SF - RB Raheem Mostert out Week 3

5. LVR - RB Josh Jacobs back at practice

6. NYJ - WR Jamison Crowder out for Week 3

7. ARI - WR Christian Kirk a no-go for Week 3

8. DEN - Jerry Jeudy to be a game-time decision

9. SF - WR Deebo Samuel could be back in Week 4

10. LAR - Cam Akers to sit Week 3

11. NE - RB James White ruled out

12. WAS - Washington's Week 3 injury report

13. BUF - Buffalo's Week 3 injury report

14. DET - Detroit's Week 3 injury report

15. IND - TE Jack Doyle practicing again

16. NE - David Andrews had thumb surgery

17. SEA - Seattle's Week 3 injury report

18. CAR - Carolina's Week 3 injury report

19. CHI - Week 3 injury report for Chicago

20. DAL - Dallas' injury report for Week 3

21. MIN - Minnesota's Week 3 injury report

22. NO - New Orleans' Week 3 injury report

23. PHI - WR Alshon Jeffery to miss Week 3

24. LAC - LA Chargers' Week 3 injury report

25. PIT - Pittsburgh's Week 3 injury report

26. TB - Week 3 injury report for Tampa Bay

27. HOU - Houston's injury report for Week 3

28. TEN - Week 3 injury report for Tennessee

29. DEN - RB Phillip Lindsay practices Friday

30. LVR - Las Vegas' injury report for Week 3

31. NE - Week 3 injury report for New England

32. CLE - Cleveland's injury report for Week 3

33. CIN - Cincinnati's injury report for Week 3

34. KC - Friday's practice report for Kansas City

35. SF - San Francisco's injury report for Week 3


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1. SF - TE George Kittle ruled out

Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle (knee) has been ruled out of the team's Week 3 game Sunday, Sept. 27, against the New York Giants.

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Jordan Reed will get the targets in place of Kittle and he's a solid play if you don't have an obvious TE1 right now.

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2. ATL - WR Julio Jones a game-time call

Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hamstring) will be a game-time decision in Week 3.

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Russell Gage and Hayden Hurst could get more targets if Jones is out, and even if he is in, Jones could be a mere decoy, so he comes with more risk. Matt Ryan's outlook dims a bit if Jones is out.

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3. GB - WR Davante Adams a Friday spectator

Source: Around The NFL

Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams (hamstring) is not participating in practice Friday, Sept. 25, as he deals with a hamstring strain.

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Adams is on the doubtful side of questionable at best and unlikely to play. The Packers will likely need to call up a receiver from the practice squad. Allen Lazard and Marquez Valdes-Scantling are boom/bust WR3/Flex plays against the tough Saints corners. Aaron Jones should also play a much larger role in the passing game.

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4. SF - RB Raheem Mostert out Week 3

Source: ESPN.com - Nick Wagoner

San Francisco 49ers RB Raheem Mostert (knee) won't play Sunday, Sept. 27, in Week 3, head coach Kyle Shanahan said Friday in a radio interview.

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Mostert probably has a multi-week injury but the 49ers haven't placed him on injured reserve, so he should be back soon. Jerick McKinnon and Jeff Wilson will split the work with and Tevin Coleman - who is on injured reserve and will be out for longer - out this week.

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5. LVR - RB Josh Jacobs back at practice

Source: The Athletic - Tashan Reed

Las Vegas Raiders RB Josh Jacobs (hip) returned to practice Friday, Sept. 25, after sitting out the previous two days.

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It appears he was just getting rested after another heavy workload on Monday night. We hope that Jon Gruden lets up on Jacobs a little after he has had 59 touches in the first two games.

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6. NYJ - WR Jamison Crowder out for Week 3

Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

New York Jets WR Jamison Crowder (hamstring) is out for Week 3.

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Chris Hogan, Josh Malone, and Braxton Berrios will be the top three receivers for the Jets this week against the Colts this week. Poor Sam Darnold. Crowder and fellow starter Breshad Perriman are likely out for Week 4 too because the Jets have a short week of rest before a Thursday game against the Broncos.

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7. ARI - WR Christian Kirk a no-go for Week 3

Source: AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Arizona Cardinals WR Christian Kirk (groin) will not play in Week 3 against the Detroit Lions, according to head coach Kliff Kingsbury.

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Andy Isabella becomes a high ceiling sleeper this week, in line to get all of the deep targets against a banged up Lions secondary. He and Kirk combined for 124 yards on four receptions last week.

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8. DEN - Jerry Jeudy to be a game-time decision

Source: NFL Network - James Palmer

Denver Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy (ribs) has been getting healthier each day, but he is still expected to be a game-time decision for Week 3 versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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KJ Hamler becomes a better play on this news but Jeff Driskel becomes a riskier QB2 if Tim Patrick is his best outside receiver. Noah Fant should also be a prominent target whether Jeudy can play or not.

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9. SF - WR Deebo Samuel could be back in Week 4

Source: NBC Sports Bay Area - Matt Maiocco

San Francisco 49ers WR Deebo Samuel (foot) has reportedly looked good enough in his rehab that head coach Kyle Shanahan expects him to practice next week, although it 'remains to be seen' if he'll be able to play in Week 4 against the left Philadelphia Eagles, according to NBC Sports Bay Area's Matt Maiocco.'I'm optimistic he'll be back next week. He had a real good week, last week hitting the rehab hard with all those guys. Just being able to watch him work out on the side, he looks real good running routes and he's been able to do it without pain,' Shanahan said.

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Check your waiver wire for Samuel, who will become the team's #1 receiver as soon as he returns. This is a good sign that his setback was minor as setbacks go.

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10. LAR - Cam Akers to sit Week 3

Source: The Athletic - Jourdan Rodrigue

Los Angeles Rams RB Cam Akers (ribs) has been ruled out for Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills.

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Darrell Henderson should lead the Rams backfield in touches with Malcolm Brown also mixed in, although the Bills defense is a tough draw in Week 3.

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11. NE - RB James White ruled out

Source: Patriots.com

New England Patriots RB James White (non-injury) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 25, and has been ruled out for Week 3.

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White is dealing with the death of his father and serious injuries suffered by his mother in a car accident last week. We'll see if he returns next week for a titanic tilt with the Chiefs.

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12. WAS - Washington's Week 3 injury report

Source: WashingtonFootball.com

Washington Football Team OT Saahdiq Charles (thigh) and LB Cole Holcomb (knee) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 3 versus the Cleveland Browns. WR Steven Sims (toe) and OT Morgan Moses (hip) were upgraded to a full practice Friday, Sept. 25, but are listed as questionable. DE Ryan Kerrigan (toe), LB Thomas Davis (illness) and DE Ryan Anderson (shin) practiced in full for a second straight day Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

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Sims is still likely to play but hasn't produced enough to merit a start this week against Cleveland.

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13. BUF - Buffalo's Week 3 injury report

Source: Buffalo Bills PR

Buffalo Bills TE Dawson Knox (concussion), RB Zack Moss (toe) and LB Del'Shawn Phillips (quad) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 3 against the Los Angeles Rams. LB Tremaine Edmunds (shoulder) was limited all week but is listed as questionable. CB Taron Johnson (groin) and LB Matt Milano were upgraded to a full practice Friday, Sept. 25, and are listed as questionable. QB Jake Fromm (non-injury) was limited in practice all week but no longer appears on the injury report. WR Cole Beasley (hip, thumb), WR John Brown (foot), DT Ed Oliver (knee) and CB Tre'Davious White (shoulder) practiced in full Friday and have been removed from the injury report. DE Jerry Hughes (rest) and DE Mario Addison (rest) were not given practice designations Friday but are expected to play.

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Edmunds and Milano should return in an upgrade for the Bills linebacker group. They'll make life harder for Tyler Higbee on Sunday. Brown is good to go after his foot limited him earlier in the week and he's a good play if we assume Jalen Ramsey will cover Stefon Diggs.

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14. DET - Detroit's Week 3 injury report

Source: DetroitLions.com

Detroit Lions TE Hunter Bryant (hamstring) did not practice for a second straight day Friday, Sept. 25, and has been ruled out for Week 3 against the Arizona Cardinals. CB Desmond Trufant (hamstring) was limited in practice for a second straight day Friday and is listed as doubtful. S C.J. Moore (calf) did not practice Friday after being limited earlier in the week and is listed as questionable. WR Kenny Golladay (hamstring) and OT Halapoulivaati Vaitai (foot) were limited in practice all week and are also listed as questionable. DT Nick Williams (shoulder) was upgraded to a full practice Friday and has been removed from the injury report.

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Jeff Okudah will likely draw DeAndre Hopkins with Trufant out in a real welcome to the NFL experience. Golladay looks like he's on track to play but he admitted that he's not 100% yet.

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15. IND - TE Jack Doyle practicing again

Source: CBS 4 Indianapolis - Mike Chappell

Indianapolis Colts TE Jack Doyle (knee) is participating in practice Friday, Sept. 25, for the second straight day.

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Doyle should be back this week but the emergence of Mo Alie-Cox last week makes the fantasy outlook for both tough to discern entering a matchup against the Jets, who gave up two scores to Jordan Reed last week. Both are rosterable in deep leagues, but neither is a safe play this week.

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16. NE - David Andrews had thumb surgery

Source: ESPN.com - Mike Reiss

New England Patriots C David Andrews had surgery on the thumb of his right snapping hand earlier in the week, a source confirmed Friday, Sept. 25. He is expected to miss the Week 3 game Sunday against the Las Vegas Raiders.

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The Patriots may have to turn to Hjolte Froholdt, their 2019 fourth-round pick, who hasn't yet played an NFL snap on the offensive line. Andrews may try to snap with his left hand and the Patriots could also shuffle their offensive line.

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17. SEA - Seattle's Week 3 injury report

Source: ESPN.com - Brady Henderson

Seattle Seahawks DE Rasheem Green (neck) did not participate in practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 3 against the Dallas Cowboys. CB Quinton Dunbar (knee) and CB Neiko Thorpe (hip) did not practice Friday, Sept. 25, and are listed as questionable. OT Cedric Ogbuehi (pectoral) was limited all week and is also listed as questionable. DE Benson Mayowa (groin) was upgraded to a limited practice Friday and is listed as questionable as well. DT Jarran Reed (back), LB Cody Barton (quad), TE Will Dissly (Achilles) and OT Duane Brown (knee, foot) were also limited in practice Friday but have been removed from the injury report.

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The Seahawks would miss Dunbar against the Cowboys excellent wide receiver trio. Tre Flowers is the replacement and he will probably be tested often if he is the starter.

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18. CAR - Carolina's Week 3 injury report

Source: Panthers.com

Carolina Panthers OG Dennis Daley (ankle) and DT Kawann Short (foot) did not practice all week and are listed as doubtful for Week 3 versus the Los Angeles Chargers. OT Russell Okung (groin) returned to a full practice Friday, Sept. 25, and is listed as questionable. DE Brian Burns (thigh), DE Yetur Gross-Matos (concussion) and OG John Miller (ankle, groin) also practiced fully on Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

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Okung coming back is great news for Teddy Bridgewater going against the Chargers elite set of defensive ends this week.

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19. CHI - Week 3 injury report for Chicago

Source: ChicagoBears.com

Chicago Bears LB Khalil Mack (knee) was limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable for Week 3 against the Atlanta Falcons. DE Mario Edwards Jr. (glute) practiced in full for a second straight day Friday, Sept. 25, and is also listed as questionable. WR Ted Ginn Jr. (non-injury), TE Jimmy Graham (non-injury), LB Danny Trevathan (non-injury), TE Cole Kmet (shoulder), WR Anthony Miller (calf), WR Darnell Mooney (quad), LB Robert Quinn (ankle) and WR Allen Robinson (knee) practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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Mack not being 100% helps Matt Ryan's outlook in a week where he might have a limited or out Julio Jones.

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20. DAL - Dallas' injury report for Week 3

Source: Seahawks Wire - Liz Mathews

Dallas Cowboys CB Chidobe Awuzie (hamstring) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 3 versus the Seattle Seahawks. OT Tyron Smith (neck) also did not practice all week but is listed as questionable. DE DeMarcus Lawrence (knee) was upgraded to a limited practice Friday, Sept. 25, but is also listed as questionable. CB Trevon Diggs (shoulder) practiced in full for a second straight day Friday and has been removed from the injury report.

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The Cowboys will hope that Smith can return but the Seahawks pass rush isn't that imposing on the edge and Dak Prescott showed he can still put big numbers with his #4 and #5 offensive tackles last week. Everson Griffen and Aldon Smith are both better IDP plays than a banged up Lawrence.

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21. MIN - Minnesota's Week 3 injury report

Source: TitanInsider.com - Terry McCormick

Minnesota Vikings CB Cameron Dantzler (rib) and CB Mike Hughes (neck) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 3 against the Tennessee Titans. CB Kris Boyd (hamstring) was limited in practice for a second straight day Friday, Sept. 25, and is listed as questionable. RB Mike Boone (concussion) was upgraded to a full practice Friday and is also listed as questionable. OT Riley Reiff (ankle) was limited in practice all week but has been removed from the injury report.

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The Vikings secondary hasn't been very good to begin with and now they will be without their top two corners. The offense is going to have to go in with a more aggressive game plan knowing that this defense will force them to score a lot of points to win.

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22. NO - New Orleans' Week 3 injury report

Source: NewOrleansSaints.com

New Orleans Saints WR Michael Thomas (ankle) and LB Chase Hansen (hip) did not participate in practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 3 against the Green Bay Packers. DE Marcus Davenport (elbow) and DE Trey Hendrickson (groin) were limited in practice Friday, Sept. 25, and are listed as questionable. RB Ty Montgomery (hamstring) and David Onyamata (calf) were limited in practice Friday after being added to the injury report and are also listed as questionable. OT Terron Armstead (groin) and DT Malcom Brown (foot) were also limited in practice Friday but no longer appear on the injury report.

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Tre'Quan Smith will start in place of Thomas and will have a chance to build on a 5-86 performance on Monday night. Two of the Saints best edge rushers are questionable, but the Packers will be without their top receiver, so this one might not be a shootout.

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23. PHI - WR Alshon Jeffery to miss Week 3

Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Philadelphia Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery (foot) won't play Sunday, Sept. 27, in Week 3 as he continues his recovery from a foot injury, head coach Doug Pederson said Friday.

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The clock is ticking for JJ Arcega-Whiteside to make an impact before Jeffery returns. Jeffery could return for the Sunday night game at San Francisco next week. Add Jeffery in deep leagues before the news of his imminent return is more widely known.

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24. LAC - LA Chargers' Week 3 injury report

Source: Chargers.com - Bill Johnston

Los Angeles Chargers LB Asmar Bilal (calf), DT Justin Jones (shoulder) and QB Tyrod Taylor (ribs, chest) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers. RB Justin Jackson (quad) and LB Nick Vigil (groin) did not practice all week and are listed as doubtful. DE Melvin Ingram (knee) and did not practice Friday, Sept. 25, and is also listed as doubtful. OG Trai Turner (groin) also did not practice Friday but is listed as questionable. S Rayshawn Jenkins (groin) was limited in practice all week and is also listed as questionable. OT Bryan Bulaga (knee) was upgraded to a full practice Friday and is listed as questionable as well. DE Joey Bosa (triceps), TE Hunter Henry (ankle) and DB Desmond King (back) practiced in full on Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

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Ingram is a standout and his absence will help Teddy Bridgewater although Uchenna Nwosu is an up and comer and could show the Chargers that there is a less of a dropoff than they think as Ingram enters free agency next year. Jones has also had a good start to the season and his loss will hurt the defensive line. Vigil being out will get Kyzir White on the field a lot for the second straight week.

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25. PIT - Pittsburgh's Week 3 injury report

Source: Steelers.com

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (non-injury), WR Diontae Johnson (toe), WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee), C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury), OG David DeCastro (knee), DE Stephon Tuitt (non-injury), DE Tyson Alualu (knee), DT Cameron Heyward (non-injury) and C J.C. Hassenauer (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 25, and have been removed from the injury report for Week 3 versus the Houston Texans.

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The Steelers are relatively healthy heading into Week 3 with the return of DeCastro to the offensive line the biggest story after they lost their right tackle for the year in Week 1.

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26. TB - Week 3 injury report for Tampa Bay

Source: Buccaneers.com

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Justin Watson (shoulder) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 3 against the Denver Broncos. DL Ndamukong Suh (non-injury) did not practice Friday, Sept. 25, but is expected to play. WR Chris Godwin (concussion), WR Scott Miller (hip, groin), LB Jason Pierre-Paul (knee) and OT Donovan Smith (knee) practiced in full Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

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Miller will get a chance to redeem himself as the #3 behind Mike Evans and Chris Godwin after dropping a score last week because Watson is out.

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27. HOU - Houston's injury report for Week 3

Source: HoustonTexans.com

Houston Texans RB Duke Johnson (ankle) and LB Peter Kalambayi (hamstring) were limited in practice all week and are listed as questionable for Week 3 versus the Pittsburgh Steelers. WR Kenny Stills (illness) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 25, after getting added to the injury report and is also listed as questionable. DE J.J. Watt (groin, non-injury) and WR Randall Cobb (non-injury) did not practice Friday but are expected to play. WR Brandin Cooks (quad), FB Cullen Gillaspia (concussion), OT Laremy Tunsil (elbow) and OT Tytus Howard (ankle) practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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Will Fuller is conspicuously absent from the injury report. He should get a lot of targets against the Steelers as long as he feels better, but there's obviously risk of a zero again if his hamstring issue flares up.

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28. TEN - Week 3 injury report for Tennessee

Source: TitanInsider.com - Terry McCormick

Tennessee Titans WR A.J. Brown (knee) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 3 versus the Minnesota Vikings. CB Chris Jackson (hamstring) and LB Derick Roberson (illness) were limited in practice Friday, Sept. 25, and have also been ruled out. CB Malcolm Butler (quad), OT Dennis Kelly (illness), TE Jonnu Smith (ankle), LB Vic Beasley (knee), OL Jamil Douglas (hand), RB Darrynton Evans (hamstring) and CB Johnathan Joseph (calf, illness) practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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At this point you have to wonder if Brown will play next week against Pittsburgh in a big AFC tilt. Adam Humphries and Corey Davis are both in positions to succeed against a Vikings secondary without their top two corners this week.

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29. DEN - RB Phillip Lindsay practices Friday

Source: 9News.com - Mike Klis

Denver Broncos RB Phillip Lindsay (foot) is participating in practice Friday, Sept. 25.

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Lindsay is still doubtful and unlikely to play, but this gives him a shot to return on Thursday against the Jets.

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30. LVR - Las Vegas' injury report for Week 3

Source: Raiders.com

Las Vegas Raiders OT Trent Brown (calf) and LB Nick Kwiatkoski (pectoral) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 3 against the New England Patriots. WR Henry Ruggs III (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 25, after being limited earlier in the week and has also been ruled out. OL Denzelle Good (thumb, illness), RB Josh Jacobs (hip) and TE Darren Waller (knee) were upgraded to a limited practice Friday and are listed as questionable. OT Sam Young (groin) was limited in practice all week and is also listed as questionable. WR Bryan Edwards (foot) was limited in practice all week but has been removed from the injury report. S Johnathan Abram (shoulder), CB Damon Arnette (wrist, thumb), LB Cory Littleton (shoulder), DE Carl Nassib (illness), WR Hunter Renfrow (ankle) and OG John Simpson (shoulder) practiced in full Friday and also no longer appear on the injury report.

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Jacobs and Waller are both on track to play, but it would be comforting if they weren't listed on the injury report. Both will be bigger parts of the passing game with Ruggs out. Nicholas Morrow will get the green dot on his helmet with Kwiatkowski out again.

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31. NE - Week 3 injury report for New England

Source: Patriots.com

New England Patriots C David Andrews (hand) and RB James White (personal) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 3 versus the Las Vegas Raiders. LB Josh Uche (foot) did not practice Friday, Sept. 25, and has also been ruled out. DL Adam Butler (shoulder), WR Julian Edelman (knee), WR N'Keal Harry (ankle) and OL Isaiah Wynn (calf) were limited in practice Friday and are listed as questionable. LB Brandon Copeland (knee) was not assigned a practice designation Friday after being limited in practice earlier in the week, but he is also expected to play.

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Rex Burkhead should get most of the receiving work out of the backfield with White out and Sony Michel will handle goal line carries with UDFA JJ Taylor possibly figuring in. Edelman and Harry should play but check back in Sunday morning.

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32. CLE - Cleveland's injury report for Week 3

Source: ClevelandBrowns.com

Cleveland Browns LB Jacob Phillips (knee) and DE Olivier Vernon (abdomen) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 3 against the Washington Football Team. CB Greedy Williams (shoulder) was limited in practice all week and has also been ruled out. CB Denzel Ward (groin) did not practice Friday, Sept. 25, and is listed as questionable. DE Adrian Clayborn (hip) and LB Mack Wilson were limited Friday and are also listed as questionable. C JC Tretter (knee) was limited in practice all week but no longer appears on the injury report. TE Stephen Carlson (shoulder), OT Jack Conklin (ankle, finger), CB Kevin Johnson (liver), WR Jarvis Landry (hip) and LB Sione Takitaki (shoulder) practiced in full Friday and have also been removed from the injury report.

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Ward might be on the doubtful side of questionable, which is great news for Terry McLaurin and Dwayne Haskins.

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33. CIN - Cincinnati's injury report for Week 3

Source: Bengals.com

Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (shoulder) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 3 against the Philadelphia Eagles. DT Mike Daniels (groin) did not practice all week but is listed as questionable. S Shawn Williams (calf) was limited in practice all week. DE Carlos Dunlap (rest) and S Brandon Wilson (personal) practiced in full for a second straight day Friday, Sept. 25, and no longer appear on the injury report. DT Christian Covington (biceps) and LB Logan Wilson (thumb) practiced in full all week and have also been removed from the injury report.

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We were looking forward to seeing Atkins with big ticket free agent signing DJ Reader next to him in the Bengals defense, but it hasn't been an impact combo yet this year.

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34. KC - Friday's practice report for Kansas City

Source: Chiefs.com

Kansas City Chiefs DE Alex Okafor (hamstring) did not practice for a second straight day Friday, Sept. 25. FB Dorian O'Daniel (knee, ankle) was added to the practice report and also did not practice. WR Sammy Watkins (concussion, neck), CB Charvarius Ward (hand) was limited. RB Darrel Williams (ankle), DE Frank Clark (illness), CB Antonio Hamilton (groin), DT Derrick Nnadi (ankle), C Austin Reiter (knee) and S Juan Thornhill (knee) practiced in full.

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Williams left the Week 2 game with an ankle injury, but it appears he'll be healthy enough to go in Week 3, denying Darwin Thompson a chance to be the primary backup running back.

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35. SF - San Francisco's injury report for Week 3

Source: 49ers.com

San Francisco 49ers RB Tevin Coleman (knee), DL Dee Ford (back), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (ankle), LB Dre Greenlaw (quad) and RB Raheem Mostert (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 25, and have been ruled out for Week 3 against the New York Giants. TE George Kittle (knee) was limited in practice all week and has also been ruled out. CB Ahkello Witherspoon (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday and is listed as questionable. CB Jason Verrett (hamstring) practiced in full all week and has been removed from the injury report.

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Ford is needed now more than ever with Nick Bosa and Solomon Thomas out for the year but there is no timetable for his return. Greenlaw is an up and coming player at linebacker to deal the defense another blow. At least they are getting back the oft-injured Jason Verrett to help replace Richard Sherman.

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