Browns linebacker Jabaal Sheard was cleared to play Week 12 at Atlanta after coming into the game as questionable due to a foot injury. It's good news for Sheard since earlier in the week there was some belief he might not return this season.
Bengals RB Gio Bernard back, listed as starter Week 12
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
Bengals running back Giovani Bernard was cleared to play Week 12 at Houston after missing three games due to hip and shoulder injuries. Bernard was listed as the starting running back for Sunday's game.
While Bernard is listed as the starter, offensive coordinator Hue Jackson said during the week he will ease Bernard back in action.
"With Gio just coming back, it's going to be hard for me to just thrust him in there and let him go again," Jackson said Wednesday. "I think we have to work him into our process. What will determine that is just how fast and how ready he is to go."
Alshon Jeffery, Brandon Marshall ready to go for Bears
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
The Bears will have both Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall Week 12 against the Buccaneers.
Both players came into the contest listed as probable, and were always expected to play. The team will also have Ego Ferguson and Josh Morgan. Both players were also listed as probable. Ferguson is getting over an illness. Morgan has a shoulder injury. Demontre Hurst , who was listed as questionable, will attempt to play through a knee injury.
Brady, Edelman, Gray among notable Patriots actives Week 12
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
As expected, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (ankle), wide receiver Julian Edelman (thigh) and running back Jonas Gray (not injury related) were ruled as active for Week 12. All three players entered Sunday as probable. Gray is the only player of the three that isn't expected to start.
Falcons quarterback Sean Renfree, cornerback Robert Alford, linebacker Tyler Starr, tackle Jonathan Scott, tackle Cameron Bradfield, linebacker James Anderson and defensive lineman Cliff Matthews were all ruled inactive Week 12 vs. Cleveland.
Browns linebacker Karlos Dansby, tight end Jordan Cameron, wide receiver Marlon Moore, wide receiver Rodney Smith, cornerback Pierre Desir, cornerback Robert Nelson and offensive lineman Vinston Painter were all ruled inactive Week 12 at Atlanta.
Jaguars rookie quarterback Blake Bortles (left wrist) is active for Sunday's game at Indianapolis after being listed as probable. Other probables suiting up are defensive end Chris Clemons (knee), safety Josh Evans (elbow), guard Brandon Linder (shoulder) and offensive tackle Austin Pasztor (hamstring).
Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate, Joique Bell labeled active for Lions
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
Lions wide receivers Calvin Johnson (ankle) and Golden Tate (hip) were both designated as active for Sunday's clash against New England. Running back Joique Bell (ankle) was also labeled as active for Week 12. Both players were listed as probable entering Sunday and were not in any danger of missing game action.