Week 8 Final Injury Report
OUT: Definitely will not play.
DOUBTFUL: 75% chance will not play.
QUESTIONABLE: 50-50 chance will not play.
PROBABLE: Virtual certainty player will be available for normal duties.
Dexter McCluster, RB, Kansas City Chiefs (ankle, QUESTIONABLE): McCluster took limited reps in all three practice sessions this week due to a high ankle sprain. Even if he plays this Sunday, his role will be very limited.
DeAngelo Williams, RB, Carolina Panthers (foot, QUESTIONABLE): Williams missed all three practices this week and is expected by many to be held out of Sunday’s game at St. Louis. Owners should look for another option at RB in Week 8.
Danario Alexander, WR, St. Louis Rams (knee, QUESTIONABLE): Alexander injured his knee during Friday’s practice session and will most likely be held out for Week 8. Keep him on your bench.
Steven Jackson, RB, St. Louis Rams (finger, QUESTIONABLE): Despite being listed as questionable, Jackson is expected to start Sunday vs. Carolina.
Eddie Royal, WR, Denver Broncos (groin, PROBABLE): Royal was a full participant in Friday’s practice session and should play Sunday in London against the 49ers.
Alex Smith, QB, San Francisco 49ers (shoulder, OUT): Smith has been ruled OUT for Week 8.
Vernon Davis, TE, San Francisco 49ers (ankle, QUESTIONABLE): Davis missed practice on Wednesday but took limited reps on Thursday and Friday. He should be good to go Sunday in London vs. Denver.
Donald Driver, WR, Green Bay Packers (quadriceps, PROBABLE): After missing practice on Wednesday and Thursday, Driver took limited reps on Friday and is expected to start Sunday in New York against the Jets.
David Garrard, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars (concussion, PROBABLE): Garrard is expected to start Sunday at Dallas.
Tony Romo, QB, Dallas Cowboys (clavicle, OUT): Romo will miss the next 6-8 weeks with a fractured clavicle.
Dez Bryant, WR, Dallas Cowboys (ankle, PROBABLE): Bryant was a full participant in practice on both Thursday and Friday. Expect the rookie to be in the starting lineup this Sunday vs. Jacksonville.
Carson Palmer, QB, Cincinnati Bengals (hip, PROBABLE): Despite missing practice on Thursday, Palmer was a full participant in Friday’s session and is expected to start Sunday vs. Miami.
Brett Favre, QB, Minnesota Vikings (foot/ankle, QUESTIONABLE): Favre missed practice on both Wednesday and Thursday but returned to take limited reps during Friday’s session. While he may start Sunday at New England, owners are advised to look for another option.
Fred Taylor, RB, New England Patriots (toe, OUT): Taylor has been ruled OUT for Week 8.
Deion Branch, WR, New England Patriots (hamstring, QUESTIONABLE): Branch took limited reps in practice on Thursday and Friday. He will be a game-time decision for Sunday’s showdown with the Minnesota Vikings.
Louis Murphy, WR, Oakland Raiders (chest, OUT): Murphy has been ruled OUT for Week 8.
Zach Miller, TE, Oakland Raiders (foot, QUESTIONABLE): Miller took limited reps in practice all week due to an ankle injury he has been nursing.
Steve Breaston, WR, Arizona Cardinals (knee, QUESTIONABLE): Breaston took limited reps in all three practice sessions this past week. He will likely be a game-time decision Sunday vs. Tampa Bay.
Malcom Floyd (hamstring) & Legedu Naanee (hamstring), WRs, San Diego Chargers: Both Floyd and Naanee are listed as “DOUBTFUL” for Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans. Owners should not expect to see either player on the field this weekend.
Antonio Gates, TE, San Diego Chargers (toe, QUESTIONABLE): Gates was a full participant in Friday’s practice and will most likely start this weekend against the Tennessee Titans.
Buster Davis, WR, San Diego Chargers (ribs, QUESTIONABLE): Davis missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday, but took limited reps during Friday’s session. He will likely be a game-time decision Sunday vs. Tennessee.
The Washington Redskins
QUESTIONABLE: Donovan McNabb (hamstring), Chris Cooley (foot), DeAngelo Hall (back), LaRon Landry (Achilles)
-Landry took limited reps on Friday and could be a game-time decision Sunday at Detroit. McNabb, Cooley and Hall were all full participants in Friday’s practice session and are expected to start.
Reggie Bush (leg) & Pierre Thomas (ankle), RBs, New Orleans Saints: Both running backs have been ruled OUT for Week 8.
NOTE: The official reports for the Monday night game (Texans at Colts) will not be released until late Saturday. We will go over it during Sunday’s live chat.
However, Joseph Addai (neck) and Austin Collie (hand) did not practice on Friday. Donald Brown (hamstring) took limited reps and Pierre Garcon (hamstring) was a full participant.