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Highlights of the Wednesday injury report

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Rosenthal does a fairly good job (I can’t give him to big of a compliment or he’ll get soft) with the things to know about the Friday injury report, especially when the number in the title actually matches the number in the body of the article.

But the injury watch begins on Wednesday, when the first clear indications emerge as to the men who may miss the next game.

Here’s a summary of the players with widely recognizable names who did or didn’t practice on Wednesday, the first full-blown day of the work week in preparation for Sunday.

For the Cardinals, quarterback Kevin Kolb didn’t miss practice.  He participated on a limited basis with turf toe.  Running back Beanie Wells (knee) and tight end Todd Heap (hamstring) were among the Cardinals who didn’t practice.

Bills receiver Stevie Johnson did not practice, due to a shoulder injury.

Panthers tight end Jeremy Shockey (ribs) did not practice.

Lions running back Jahvid Best (concussion) did not practice; quarterback Matthew Stafford (finger) fully participated.

Bengals receiver A.J. Green (knee) did not practice, along with cornerback Nate Clements (knee) and cornerback Pacman Jones (groin), among others.

Cowboys receiver Miles Austin (hamstring) did not practice.  Dallas running back Felix Jones (ankle) practiced on a limited basis.

Redskins linebacker London Fletcher (ankle) and safety LaRon Landry (Achilles) were among the players who did not practice.

The Browns continue to practice without running back Peyton Hillis (hamstring) and running back Montarrio Hardesty (calf).  Receiver Mohamed Massaquoi (concussion) practiced on a limited basis.

Players missing practice for the Raiders included receiver Jacoby Ford (foot), kicker Sebastian Janikowski (left hamstring), running back Darren McFadden (foot), and defensive lineman Richard Seymour (knee).

Defensive end Julius Peppers (knee) skipped practice in Chicago.  Running back Matt Forte (shoulder) and receiver Devin Hester (ankle) practiced on a limited basis.

Buccaneers defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth (knee) missed practice.  (Get used to it, Raheem.)

Falcons receiver Julio Jones missed practice, due to the hamstring injury he aggravated on Sunday.

For the Eagles, tackle King Dunlap (concussion), receiver Jeremy Maclin (shoulder, hamstring), cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle), and quarterback Michael Vick (ribs) did not practice.

Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw again missed practice, with a foot injury.

Another report will be issued Thursday.  The out/doubtful/questionable/probable labels will be applied on Friday.

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12 Responses to “Highlights of the Wednesday injury report”
  1. iambadkid says: Nov 16, 2011 10:17 PM

    oh great now after this nfl season i have to deal with bad thunderstorms oh great

  2. pfii63 says: Nov 16, 2011 10:19 PM

    Haynesworth missed practice?

    Say it ain’t so!

  3. peytonsneck18 says: Nov 16, 2011 10:40 PM

    King Dunlap ….what a name

  4. wtfru2 says: Nov 16, 2011 11:08 PM

    King Dunlap? Is that better than being a Major Wright? How about a Captain Merlin? Whats next President Idiot?

  5. staffordsyear says: Nov 16, 2011 11:30 PM

    I fully expect my lions to dominate the panthers this wknd,can’t blame the wind at Ford field Matt.

  6. mrvikingsfan11 says: Nov 16, 2011 11:59 PM

    Welcome to the lock out hangover, who is next to get injured? Bets anybody????

  7. mikehockhurtz says: Nov 17, 2011 12:20 AM

    Vick needs to change his tampon

  8. rolloxd says: Nov 17, 2011 2:19 AM

    Pacman couldn’t get out of jail long enough practice

    Wait, I got a better one. He injured his groin running out of the vegas night club im guessing?

  9. phillyfan4ever says: Nov 17, 2011 6:50 AM

    What exactly is turf toe?

  10. snarkzilla says: Nov 17, 2011 6:50 AM

    Haynesworth: Injured back while bending down to pick up imaginary pen dropped in front of short skirted waitress, Boizao All U Can Eat Steakhouse.

  11. mistakeonthelake says: Nov 17, 2011 7:13 AM

    Turf Toe is tendinitis in the toe. It generally occurs in the big toe and, as silly as the name sounds, is very painful. It makes planting the foot very difficult which removes the ability to cut and/or to throw the ball.

  12. jessethegreat says: Nov 17, 2011 12:21 PM

    Peyton Hillis should be ashamed of himself. I hope no-one gives him a whiff in the offseason.

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