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Arian Foster expected to play
Monday, December 24, 2012, 11:40am
The Texans are playing for top seed and it looks like they will have their top RB able to play in the game.
Monday, December 24, 2012, 11:36am
Saints TE Graham raced to the sideline in excruciating pain, the ring finger on his right hand dislocated and bent sideways at an anatomically incorrect angle.
He only missed one play as a result of the injury so should be a go in Week 17.
Scott Chandler placed on IR
Monday, December 24, 2012, 11:34am
Monday, December 24, 2012, 10:11am
At this point, it looks like Weeden might sit out next week's finale in Pittsburgh.
Weeden (12-of-19, 104 yards, 0 TDs, 0 INTs) was knocked out of the game with 3:54 left in the third quarter when Von Miller exploded in on Weeden's right side and sacked him for a 9-yard loss. Weeden got up slowly, grimacing in pain and shaking his right arm. He walked off with the trainers and soon headed to the locker room.
According to the story, in the locker room, Weeden needed help from tight end Alex Smith in getting a pad off, and declined to elaborate on his injury. "I'm all right," he said. "I'll talk to you on Wednesday." The diagnosis is a shoulder sprain, and while it would seem unlikely Weeden plays Week 17 against the Steelers, he hasn't been ruled out. Colt McCoy would get the start but isn't really a great lineup option.
Trent Richardson in a walking boot
Monday, December 24, 2012, 10:08am
At this point, it looks like Richardson might sit out next week's finale in Pittsburgh.
He underwent X-rays, which were negative. Richardson tried to answer a few questions at his locker, but two members of the Browns public relations staff prevented him from talking. He managed to say the ankle wasn't broken. "I'll be alright," he said. "I'm fine." It would seem very unlikely Richardson plays next week. Montario Hardesty would get the start but it's a tough matchup against Pittsburgh.
Adrian Peterson expected to play Week 17
Monday, December 24, 2012, 8:43am
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed practice time in the days preceding Sunday’s win over the Texans with a groin/abdomen injury. After the game, coach Leslie Frazier said that Peterson was held out of the game late because of an abdomen problem.
But Frazier was unequivocal in his comments to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, who reported during Football Night in America that Frazier said Peterson absolutely will play next Sunday against the Packers.
Peterson needs 208 rushing yards to set the single-season rushing record. Last time he played the Packers, he racked up 210 yards in Green Bay.
Monday, December 24, 2012, 8:00am
49 coach Jim Harbaugh described TE Vernon Davis' concussion as "minor."
He'll still have to pass tests to get back on to the field for Week 17. But he hasn't been much of a fantasy factor due to not having a connection yet with QB Colin Kaepernick.
Monday, December 24, 2012, 7:58am
Randall Cobb apparently avoids 'significant damage'
Monday, December 24, 2012, 7:57am
X-rays on receiver Randall Cobb’s injured ankle were negative, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
An MRI will be conducted on Monday. Currently, it’s not believed that Cobb has any significant damage.
He could play on Sunday against the Vikings; he should be ready to go for the postseason — especially if the Packers end up with a bye.
While the story says he could play Week 17, it would seem unlikely the team puts him out there with all their WR depth, and of course being poised for a long playoff run. However, the number-two seed and a bye is up for grabs yet. James Jones has developed into a nice second option and Greg Jennings could also see more work.
Anquan Boldin leaves with shoulder injury
Sunday, December 23, 2012, 8:36pm
Jacoby Jones would see increased snaps if Boldin can't play in Week 17. But, coach John Harbaugh after the game said there were no significant injuries. That's all we known at this point.
Cecil Shorts sustains another concussion
Sunday, December 23, 2012, 8:33pm
Shorts was knocked out of the game and did not return.
Randall Cobb leaves game with an ankle injury
Sunday, December 23, 2012, 8:28pm
Cobb, who has developed into the Packers' version of Percy Harvin, was injured after he fielded a punt. He slowly jogged off the field with a noticeable limp, but he originally looked to be fine as he jogged on the sideline. Moments later, Cobb was taken to the Packers' locker room.
Cobb had three receptions for 62 yards and a touchdown before he left the game.
Heath Miller sprains right knee
Sunday, December 23, 2012, 8:26pm
Arian Foster leaves game with irregular heartbeat
Sunday, December 23, 2012, 8:24pm
"I'll be OK," Foster said. "It's a very minor situation, so I'll be OK."
Coach Gary Kubiak said Foster had experienced the problem once before in practice.
"He calms down and he's fine," Kubiak said.
The medical staff told Kubiak that Foster was OK late in Sunday's game and could return. But Kubiak thought it would be best to give him the rest of the game off.