Chief OLB Justin Houston (knee) is expected to practice Wednesday in prep for the Chiefs’ game against the Steelers, according to HC Andy Reid.
Cowboy DE Demarcus Lawrence (back) is expected to play in the Divisional Round against the Packers, according to owner Jerry Jones. It’s possible Lawrence will need surgery after the season, but he is planning on playing through his injury as of now.
Cowboy CB Morris Claiborne (groin) will play in the Divisional Round game against the Packers, according to owner Jerry Jones.
Falcon TE Austin Hooper (knee) is “trending in the right direction” for the Divisional Round, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan.
Packer WR Jordy Nelson (ribs) suffered at least two fractured ribs in Sunday’s game, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Rapoport added that it would take an “incredible effort” for Nelson to play this weekend. HC Mike McCarthy, however, did not rule out the possibility of Nelson playing if he is able to practice by Saturday, according to PackerReport.com’s Bill Huber.
Packer RB Ty Montgomery (ankle) apparently had an ankle injury that sidelined him for some of the Wild-Card game’s second half against the Giants, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. It was initially thought to be a knee injury, and he should be good to go for this weekend’s game against Dallas.
Packer LB Blake Martine (knee) aggravated a knee injury, leaving the game in the first half, returning in the second half, and then leaving again, according to The Sports Xchange. HC Mike McCarthy did say they got “good news on Blake” Monday, so he could practice this week.
Seahawk RB CJ Prosise (shoulder) needs to get cleared for contact in order to play this weekend, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Prosise is set to return to practice this week. HC Pete Carroll said Prosise would only be cleared if he can go “full speed” in practice, according to ESPN radio in Seattle.
Steeler QB Ben Roethlisberger (foot) shouldn’t have an issue with his foot, according to HC Mike Tomlin. Big Ben was in a walking boot after Sunday’s game, but was out of it on Monday. He said he will be “good to go.”
Steeler TE Ladarius Green (concussion) is still in concussion protocol, according to HC Mike Tomlin.
Texan QB Tom Savage (concussion) has cleared the NFL’s concussion protocol, according to ESPN. He’ll be available to back up Brock Osweiler and even see game action if Osweiler struggles.