The Buccaneers announced a pair of roster moves on Saturday, per the team's official website. Tampa Bay placed safety Major Wright on season-ending injured reserve with an injury to the ribs and promoted cornerback C.J. Wilson from the practice squad to the active roster.
Wright appeared in 12 games this season, registering 51 combined tackles, his lowest total since 2010.
The 49ers have placed rookie linebacker Chris Borland on season-ending injured reserve with an ankle injury, reports NFL.com. Borland was in the midst of a breakthrough rookie campaign before going down with the injury in Week 15. Nick Moody will likely start the final two games of the season in place of Borland.
Borland appeared in 14 games and posted 107 total tackles, one sack and two interceptions.
A source told Ian Rapoprt of the NFL Network that 49ers running back Frank Gorewill indeed play Saturday night against San Diego. Gore entered Week 16 questionable after suffering a concussion the previous. It appears as if he has been medically cleared and will be in the starting lineup come kickoff.
Gore may be playing his final two games with the 49ers as he is set to become a free agent at the end of the season. Through 14 games, he has rushed for 804 yards and three touchdowns on 204 carries, averaging 3.9 yards per attempt, the lowest during his 10 years in the league.
The 49ers have dropped from a 1 1/2-point to just a 1-point home favorite against the Chargers.
Report: Panthers QB Cam Newton medically cleared to start
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been medically cleared to play in Week 16, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. He'll be in the starting lineup for Sunday's pivotal clash against the Browns, just 11 days removed from a car accident in which he suffered two small fractures in his back.
Newton was unable to play the previous due to the injuries he suffered in the collision. Through 12 games, Newton has passed for 2,812 yards with 16 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He has rushed for 425 yards and three touchdowns on 85 carries.
He was officially ruled as probable leading up to Week 16. Carolina has moved from a 3-point to a 4-point favorite at home against Cleveland.
The Bengals unveiled their final Week 16 injury report for Monday’s game against the Broncos and listed Margus Hunt, Dre Kirkpatrick, Marshall Newhouse, Jermaine Gresham, Terence Newman, Mike Pollak, Carlos Dunlap and Brandon Tate as probable.
AJ McCarron (illness) is the only player listed as questionable, while Emmanuel Lamur (hamstring) and James Wright (knee) are listed as doubtful. The Bengals did not rule any players out.
Trent Cole, Nick Foles among notable inactives for Eagles Week 16
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
The Eagles have ruled the following players inactive for Saturday's clash against Washington: Quarterback Nick Foles, safety Jerome Couplin, linebacker Trent Cole, offensive lineman Julian Vandervelde, offensive lineman Dennis Kelly, wide receiver Jeff Maehl and defensive end Taylor Hart.
The Broncos released their final injury for the Week 16 game against the Bengals and listed C.J. Anderson, Chris Clark, Cody Latimer, Will Montgomery, Jacob Tamme, Demaryius Thomas and Julius Thomas as probable.
The following players are listed as questionable: Ryan Clady (thigh), Ronnie Hillman (foot), Peyton Manning (thigh), Emmanuel Sanders (illness), Juwan Thompson (hip/knee) and Kayvon Webster (shoulder).
Linebacker Brandon Marshall (foot) and offensive tackle Paul Cornick (toe) were ruled out of the game.