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NFL News & Rumors: Friday 12/20

We’ll have more news and rumors added throughout the day.

Bears

  • OLB Lance Briggs put in a full practice on Friday and has been cleared by doctors to play in Week 16. (Rich Campbell)
  • GM Phil Emery mentioned that second-round LB Jon Bostic’s future position could be at outside linebacker. (Rich Campbell)
  • WR Brandon Marshall put in a full practice on Friday.

Bengals

  • TE Jermaine Gresham is listed as probable for Week 16.

Bills

  • QB E.J. Manuel is out for Week 16.
  • WR Stevie Johnson is out for Week 16.
  • S Aaron Williams is out for Week 16.

Broncos

  • WR Wes Welker is expected to sit out until the Broncos playoff game. (NFLTR)
  • CB Champ Bailey‘s preseason foot injury was a Lisfranc sprain. (Denver Post)
  • DE Derek Wolfe has been ruled out for Week 16.

Browns

Buccaneers

Cardinals

  • WR Larry Fitzgerald put in a limited practice on Friday. (Kent Somers)
  • TE Rob Housler practiced again on Friday.

Chargers

Chiefs

  • HC Andy Reid mentioned that it would be “a stretch” for OLB Justin Houston and LT Brandon Albert to play in Week 16. (Terez Paylor)
  • TE Anthony Fasano is listed as probable for Week 16.
  • RB Dexter McCluster is expected to return in Week 16. (Kansas City Star)

Colts

  • WR T.Y. Hilton put in a limited practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Week 16. (Stephen Holder)

Cowboys

  • ILB Sean Lee is “hopeful” he’ll be able to play in Week 17. (Todd Archer)
  • WR Terrance Williams put in a limited practice on Friday and is questionable for Week 16. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
  • WR Dwayne Harris has been ruled out for Week 16.

Dolphins

  • RB Daniel Thomas is listed as questionable for Week 16.

Giants

Jaguars

  • RB Maurice Jones-Drew put in a limited practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Week 16. (Hays Carlyon)
  • Jaguars signed WR Lamar Thomas and DT Jordan Miller to their active roster. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Jaguars place WR Jeremy Ebert on season-ending injured reserve with ankle injury. (Aaron Wilson)

Jets

  • WR Santonio Holmes is listed as probable for Week 16.
  • Sspecial teams coordinator Ben Kotwica is scheduled to interview for the Army head coaching job this weekend. (Adam Schefter)

Lions

  • WR Calvin Johnson is listed as questionable for Week 16.
  • TE Brandon Pettigrew has been ruled out for Week 16.
  • OLB DeAndre Levy missed another practice on Friday

Packers

Panthers

Patriots

  • S Adrian Wilson underwent Achilles’ surgery. (Adrian Wilson)
  • WR Kenbrell Thompkins put in a limited practice on Friday.
  • WR Aaron Dobson is listed as questionable for Week 16.
  • WR Josh Boyce has been ruled out for Week 16.

Raiders

  • RB Darren McFadden practiced on Friday.
  • Raiders placed recently signed DE Sam Montgomery on their practice squad injured reserve list. (Scott Bair)

Rams

  • WR Tavon Austin missed another practice on Friday. (Nick Wagoner)

Ravens

Saints

Seahawks

  • WR Percy Harvin has been ruled out for Week 16.

Texans

  • TE Garrett Graham is listed as questionable for Week 16.

Titans

  • RB Chris Johnson is listed as probable for Week 16.

Vikings