Week 16 injury report roundup

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Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports every Friday afternoon so that there’s one stop for all the news from every team playing on Sunday.

Dolphins at Bills

Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas (ankle) is questionable, but Miami appears set to have all their defensive backs available after losing several to injury last weekend. Bills quarterback E.J. Manuel (knee) is out and wide receiver Stevie Johnson won’t play as he attends to matters in California after his mother’s death. Safety Aaron Williams (ribs) has also been ruled out by Buffalo.

Saints at Panthers

Both sides are pretty healthy heading into their clash for the NFC South. Safety Rafael Bush (ankle) is doubtful to be in the Saints’ lineup while linebacker Keyunta Dawson (calf) and tight end Josh Hill (hamstring) are questionable. Running back Jonathan Stewart (knee) is out and the Panthers’ injury report is otherwise made up of players expected to be in the lineup on Sunday.

Vikings at Bengals

The Vikings ruled out cornerback Xavier Rhodes (ankle) and it’s doubtful that tight end John Carlson (concussion) will play on Sunday. Running back Adrian Peterson (groin, foot) is expected to play despite a questionable tag with Toby Gerhart (hamstring) looking set to return to the lineup as well. It’s doubtful that Bengals cornerback Terence Newman (knee) will play and defensive end Carlos Dunlap, linebacker James Harrison and offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth are all questionable after suffering a concussion.

Broncos at Texans

The Broncos may not have wide receiver Wes Welker (concussion) back before the playoffs, but cornerback Champ Bailey (foot) plans to give it a go this week. Cornerback Kayvon Webster (thumb) and defensive end Derek Wolfe (illness) are both out for Denver as well. Quarterback Case Keenum (right thumb) and wide receiver DeVier Posey (ankle) are both out for the Texans. Tight end Garrett Graham (hamstring) is questionable and 15 players are listed as probable.

Titans at Jaguars

Defensive tackle Mike Martin (ankle) and tackle David Stewart (shoulder) are both questionable for the Titans. Running back Maurice Jones-Drew (hamstring) has the same designation with the Jaguars while wide receiver Jeremy Ebert (ankle) has been ruled out.

Colts at Chiefs

No one’s been ruled out by the Colts, but safety Sergio Brown (groin), defensive tackle Montori Hughes (knee), defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois (foot), tackle Jeff Linkenbach (quadricep) and guard Joe Reitz (concussion) are all listed as doubtful. Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (shoulder) is questionable after limited participation in Friday’s practice. Tackle Branden Albert (knee) and linebacker Justin Houston (elbow) are questionable to return to the lineup for the Chiefs. Wide receiver Dexter McCluster (ankle) is probable after missing last week’s game.

Browns at Jets

Browns cornerback Joe Haden (hip) will be a game-time decision, but tight end Jordan Cameron (concussion) and guard John Greco (knee) won’t be in the lineup. The Jets list 13 players as probable on their injury report. We’ll see if that’s a lucky number come Sunday.

Buccaneers at Rams

The Bucs won’t get guard Carl Nicks (MRSA) back this season and defensive end Da’Quan Bowers (knee) has been ruled out as well. Safety Mark Barron (hamstring) is questionable. Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin (ankle) missed practice all week, landing him a questionable designation.

Cowboys at Redskins

It will be another week without linebacker Sean Lee (neck) for the Cowboys. Cornerback Morris Claiborne (hamstring) said he’s out this week, although the Cowboys listed him as doubtful, and wide receiver Dwayne Harris (hamstring) will also miss the game. Wide receiver Terrance Williams (hamstring) is questionable for Dallas. There are just three players on the Redskins injury report. Fullback Darrel Young (hamstring) is questionable and the only one whose status is in doubt.

Giants at Lions

The Giants have ruled out running back Peyton Hillis (concussion), defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder) and safety Cooper Taylor (hamstring). Guard James Brewer (ankle) is questionable, guard David Diehl (knee) is doubtful and Eli Manning is looking forward to a less injury-prone offensive line next year. The Lions won’t have tight end Brandon Pettigrew (ankle) and cornerback Darius Slay (knee) is doubtful. Cornerback Chris Houston (toe), wide receiver Calvin Johnson (knee), linebacker DeAndre Levy (foot) and cornerback Rashean Mathis (illness) are all questionable for the home team.

Cardinals at Seahawks

Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (concussion) and quarterback Carson Palmer (elbow, ankle) are both questionable for the Cardinals, who are unlikely to have safety Rashad Johnson (ankle). Wide receiver Percy Harvin (hip), guard J.R. Sweezy (concussion) and linebacker K.J. Wright (foot) are out for the Seahawks, whose injury report is otherwise made up of probable players.

Patriots at Ravens

The Patriots ruled out wide receiver Josh Boyce (ankle) and listed Kenbrell Thompkins (hip) and Aaron Dobson (foot) as questionable. Tackle Nate Solder is also questionable after his second concussion in as many weeks. Quarterback Joe Flacco (knee), running back Ray Rice (thigh) and linebacker Elvis Dumervil (ankle) are all listed as questionable for the Ravens. Cornerback Asa Jackson (thigh) is doubtful.

Steelers at Packers

The Steelers have eight players on their injury report and all are probable. The Packers would love to be in such a situation. Alas, they’ve already ruled out quarterback Aaron Rodgers (collarbone). Tight end Brandon Bostick (foot) is also out.

Raiders at Chargers 

It looks like the Raiders will have running back Darren McFadden (knee, ankle) back in the lineup, but running back Jeremy Stewart (ankle, knee) remains out. Linebacker Miles Burris (ankle) and defensive tackle Vance Walker (concussion) are both questionable. Chargers running back Le’Ron McClain (hamstring) and wide receiver Eddie Royal (toe) are also questionable.

Bears at Eagles

The Bears are hopeful that linebacker Lance Briggs (shoulder) can make it back after seven games on the sideline. Safeties Colt Anderson (knee) and Kurt Coleman (hamstring) were both ruled out for the Eagles, but cornerback Brandon Boykin (concussion) is probable to help the secondary contend with Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall.