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News: Injury

Dannell Ellerbe ruled out of opener

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
New Orleans Saints LB Dannell Ellerbe (quad) did not practice this week and will not play Week 1 versus the Oakland Raiders.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune - Josh Katzenstein

New England has two options for RG

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
New England Patriots OG Shaquille Mason (hand) and OG Ted Karras are candidates to start at right guard in Week 1 in place of OG Jonathan Cooper (foot).
ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

DeAndre Levy fully healthy

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy has been 'pretty confident throughout the preseason and has appeared to move extremely well', leading ESPN's Michael Rothstein to believe he is fully recovered from the hip injury that forced him to miss most of last season.
ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Anthony Davis misses practice

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
San Francisco 49ers OG Anthony Davis (non-injury) did not participate in practice Saturday, Sept. 10, and is listed as questionable for Week 1.
CSNBayArea.com - Matt Maiocco

Markus Wheaton to miss Week 1

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) has been ruled out for Week 1 against the Washington Redskins.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Jeff Janis likely will be limited

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis (hand) likely will play on special teams if he is active for Week 1 but is not expected to be part of the offense since he has a club on his broken hand.
ESPN.com - Rob Demovsky

Saturday injury report for Steelers

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Pittsburgh Steelers FB Roosevelt Nix (back), C Cody Wallace (knee) and CB Senquez Golson (foot) did not participate in practice Saturday, Sept. 10, and have been ruled out for Week 1. OT Marcus Gilbert (elbow), DE Cameron Heyward (ankle), DT Javon Hargrave (quadriceps), DT Daniel McCullers (knee) and SS Shamarko Thomas (groin) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.
Steelers.com

Saturday injury report for Rams

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Los Angeles Rams WR Pharoh Cooper (shoulder), WR Nelson Spruce (knee) and CB E.J. Gaines (thigh) have been ruled out for Week 1. OT Rob Havenstein (foot) and LB Bryce Hager (concussion) are listed as questionable. Cooper and Gaines did not participate in practice Saturday, Sept. 10. Spruce was limited during practice, while Havenstein and Hager fully participated in practice.
TheRams.com

Josh Bynes released

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Detroit Lions LB Josh Bynes was released from the Reserved/Injured list Saturday, Sept. 10.
Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Tyrunn Walker added to injury report

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Detroit Lions DT Tyrunn Walker (calf) has been added to the injury report for Week 1 and is listed as questionable because of a calf injury.
Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Matt Jones listed as questionable

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Washington Redskins RB Matt Jones (shoulder) fully participated in practice Saturday, Sept. 10, and is listed as questionable for Week 1.
Steelers.com

Washington's Saturday injury report

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Washington Redskins DE Kendall Reyes (groin), OG Spencer Long (ankle), OT Ty Nsekhe (illness) and DT Kedric Golston (back) are listed as questionable for Week 1. Golston did not participate in practice Saturday, Sept. 10, while the other players fully participated in practice.
Steelers.com

Josh Doctson questionable

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:34 PM EDT - updated
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') fully participated in practice Saturday, Sept. 10, and is listed as questionable for Week 1.
Steelers.com

Tobais Palmer cut

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Carolina Panthers RB Tobais Palmer (ankle) was waived/injured Tuesday, Aug. 9.
Charlotte Observer - Joseph Person

Ted Larsen could take over at center

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Chicago Bears OG Ted Larsen practiced as the first-team center for the first time Monday, Aug. 8, after C Hroniss Grasu (knee) was ruled out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Larsen will need to get used to the speed, spacing and communication of the center position if he wants to take over in the middle of the offensive line.
Chicago Tribune - Rich Campbell

JJ Nelson returns

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Arizona Cardinals WR JJ Nelson (undisclosed) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 9. He missed practice Monday, Aug. 8.
AZCardinals.com - Darren Urban

Jadeveon Clowney won't play Sunday

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Updating a previous report, Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) will not play Sunday, Aug. 14, against the San Francisco 49ers. Clowney is dealing with minor soreness in his knee.
Houston Chronicle - Aaron Wilson

Dominique Williams heads to locker room

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
New York Jets RB Dominique Williams (concussion) went to the locker room with trainers during a preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Thursday, Aug. 11, and is being checked for a concussion.
The Associated Press - Dennis Waszak Jr.

Joe Flacco not playing Thursday

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco (knee) will not play against the Carolina Panthers Thursday, Aug. 11. He could be in action for the Ravens' third preseason game.
CBSSports.com - Jason La Canfora

Michael Bennett under the weather

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett (illness) dressed but did not play in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 13, against the Kansas City Chiefs as he was sick, according to head coach Pete Carroll.
The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Three expected back at practice

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Jacksonville Jaguars C Brandon Linder (groin), CB Jalen Ramsey (undisclosed) and FS Tashaun Gipson (undisclosed) are expected to practice Saturday, Aug. 13. None of the players played in the first preseason game.
The Florida Times-Union - Hays Carlyon and Ryan O'Halloran

DeAndre Smelter is week-to-week

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
San Francisco 49ers WR DeAndre Smelter (undisclosed) is week-to-week with an undisclosed injury. Head coach Chip Kelly said Smelter will not be available this week, but did not shed any light on the receiver's condition.
CSNBayArea.com - Matt Maiocco

Charcandrick West day-to-day

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs RB Charcandrick West (elbow) is considered day-to-day because of an elbow injury.
NFL.com

Artie Burns back at practice

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Artie Burns (quadriceps) was able to participate in practice Monday, Aug. 15.
ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Ezekiel Elliott part of walkthrough

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:30 AM EDT - updated
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott (hamstring) went through the team walkthrough with the first-team offense Monday, Aug. 15.
DallasCowboys.com - David Helman