Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson
will not play
on Monday against the Dolphins, according to ESPN.
Wilkerson said he won't need surgery on his injured toe, but he would still need time to recover. It's the first time in his career that Wilkerson will miss a game. "It’s a little weird, but I’m going to do my best to support my teammates," Wilkerson said.
Seahawks place Kevin Pierre-Louis on IR, claim Loucheiz Purifoy
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The Seahawks have claimed
defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy
off waivers from the Colts and placed linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis
on injured reserve, ending his season, per KJR-950 AM in Seattle. Pierre-Louis injured his shoulder Week 11 against Kansas City. His season ends with 13 combined tackles and one fumble recovery in seven games played.
Bears LB Lance Briggs lands on season-ending IR list
, OLB, CHI
Bears linebacker Lance Briggs
may have played his last game in Chicago.
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Bears have placed him on the season-ending injured reserve list with a groin injury.
His season ends with one interception and one forced fumble, along with 35 combined tackles in eight games played. The 34-year-old will become a free agent at the end of the season.
Quartet of Raiders get red light for battle with Rams
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Four Raiders have been ruled out for their Sunday game in St. Louis, including running back Latavius Murray
(concussion). The others are safety Jonathan Dowling
(back) and cornerbacks Carlos Rogers
(knee) and Neiko Thorpe
Listed as questionable is guard Gabe Jackson (knee) while safety Larry Asante (shoulder), cornerback T.J. Carrie (ankle) and tight end Brian Leonhardt (concussion) are probable.
Broncos rule out Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman for Week 13
, SS, DEN
The Broncos ruled out running backs Montee Ball
(groin), Ronnie Hillman
(foot) along with cornerback Kayvon Webster
(shoulder) for Week 13 against Kansas City. Deemed questionable were cornerback Aqib Talib (hamstring), tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) and safety Quinton Carter
Meanwhile, the following players were ruled as probable for Sunday: Linebacker Brandon Marshall (concussion), defensive end Quanterus Smith (ankle), safety David Bruton (finger), tight end Virgil Green (calf) and backup running back Juwan Thompson (knee).
Broncos' Aqib Talib returns to practice, questionable for Week 13
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Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib
returned to the practice field on Friday after sitting out the previous two days of practice with a hamstring injury. The Broncos have officially listed him as questionable for Week 13 at Kansas City.
Talib suffered the injury Week 12 vs. Miami. He has registered two interceptions, one forced fumble and 43 total tackles through his first 11 games with the Broncos.
Nearly all on Chiefs injury report deemed probable
, DT, KC
The Chiefs have landed double-figures on their injury report for the Sunday night game against Denver, but only wideout Junior Hemingway
(concussion) is set to sit. Cornerback Chris Owens
(knee/abdomen) and defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson
(calf) are questionable while the other seven are probable.
That group consists of wideout Donnie Avery (groin), punter Dustin Conquitt (calf), tight end Anthony Fasano (knee), defensive back Jamell Fleming (hamstring), linebacker Tamba Hali (knee), cornerback Sean Smith (groin) and offensive lineman Donald Stephenson (shoulder).
Rams will determine Chris Long's playing status Saturday
, DE, STL
Rams coach Jeff Fisher told reporters that a decision on whether or not defensive end Chris Long
will play will be made over "the next couple of days
," according to the team's official website. Long, currently on the short-term injured reserve list with an ankle injury, would need to be activated by 4 p.m. ET time on Saturday in order to have a chance to play Week 13 against Oakland.
"I think he had his best day of practice today," Fisher said. "We're going to discuss it this afternoon. If we make a decision, we'll probably make a decision tomorrow."
Fox speaks encouragingly about status of Broncos TE Thomas
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John Fox said Friday that Broncos tight end Julius Thomas looked "much better"
at Friday practice than he did a week ago, per ESPN. Thomas practiced on a limited basis after early reports had him as absent.
It remains to be seen if plays Sunday night against the host Chiefs.
Texans RB Arian Foster all but set to play in Week 13
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Texans featured back Arian Foster
appears ready to roll Sunday against Tennessee. He has been deemed probable with a groin issue that had him sidelined the last two games.
Foster returns needing 178 yards rushing to hit 1,000 for the first time since 2012. He played in just eight games last season.