Walking Wounded Week 4

Macon TelegraphSeptember 27, 2012 

POSITION:                                                  BACKUP IN CASE:

 

Quarterbacks:  

Matthew Stafford (Glut - just threw/limited Wed)     Shaun Hill

     Status: ACTIVE!  This is a butt injury so as long as he can throw he should be fine

 

Runningbacks:

 

Jonathan Stewart (Ankle - missed practice all week) Mike Tolbert

  Status: ACTIVE!  10 days rest should help him and this game should feature lotsa points

Reggie Bush (Knee Bruise - limited on Wednesday)   Daniel Thomas

   Status: Late Game _ TBD

Steven Jackson (Groin - absent all week)                  Daryl Richardson

  Status: ACTIVE!  Wasn't pretty last week but if you have no other bench options then roll

CJ Spiller / Fred Jackson (Shoulder/Knee - full participant all week)Tashard Choice

  Status: Both Fred Jackson and CJ Spiller are going to play so forget Tashard Choice now

Willis McGahee (Hip - was a full participant in practice Wednesday) Lance Ball

  Status: Late Game TBD - but it sounds like he'll be a go

Michael Bush (Shoulder - a sudden questionmark heading into Monday night)Khalil Bell

  Status: Will know Monday night

 Matt Forte (low ankle aprain - he's practising they may rush him back) Khalil Bell

   Status: Will know Monday night

Peyton Hillis (Ankle - seen in a walking boot no where near practice) Shaun Draughn

    Status: OUT!!  This one wasn't a big surprise.  Draughan will serve as change of pace

Roy Helu (Turf Toe - placed on injured reserve late Tuesday night) Ryan Grant!

Beanie Wells (Turf Toe - placed on returnable injured reserve)       Alphonso Smith

 Mikell Leshoure = active


Wide Receivers:

 

Hakeem Nicks (Back - )                                                       Ramses Barden

  Status: OUT!  Roll with Ramses as it'll be interesting to see if he can repeat success

Pierre Garcon (Shoulder - practiced in full Thursday)                Leonard Hankerson

  Status: Late Game TBD

Kenny Britt (Ankle - absent from practice Wednesday)             Kendall Wright

   Status: OUT!  Can we officially label him injury prone at this point.  Drop if you own!

Austin Collie (Hip - out for the year after his first game back - what a shame)    T.Y. Hilton

Jeremy Maclin (Hip Injury - missed practice early is now limited) Damarius Johnson

  Status: Late Game TBD

Stephen Hill (Hamstring - did not practice Wednesday)              Jeremy Kerley

   Status: OUT!  After exploding in the week 1 upset, he's done nothing since anyhow

Laurent Robinson (Concussion - he needs to pass tests before returning) Cecil Shorts

    Status: Late Game TBD

Dexter McCluster (Elbow - his injury was gruesome yet he's only limited) Steve Breaston

    Status: Active!  Stunning if you saw how gruesome his injury was - be careful here

Darryius Heyward Bey (Concussion - scary hit as he was out before he hit ground)Streater

   Status: OUT!  This was announced on Saturday, he hasn't even started running yet

 

Tight Ends:

 

Dustin Keller (Hamstring - did not practice Thursday) Jeff Cumberland

  Status:   OUT! This year all Keller has contributed is a 7 yard pass.  Ouch 


Jared Cook (Leg - missed practice on Wednesday)      Craig Stevens

   Status: ACTIVE!  With no Kenny Britt he'll remain a big part of this offense in TENN.

Brandon Meyers (Concussion - those Raiders got rocked) Richard Gordon

     Status: Late Game - TBD

 

Who's NOT playing today:

 

Steve Smith (Rams WR) - if you own him you should consider Brandon Gibson this week

Curtis Brinkley (Chargers RB) - Last week Ronnie Brown was inactive, this week Curtis

Erin Henderson (Vikings MLB) - the second week a concussion has kept him on sidelines

 

 

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