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NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 10/31

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49ers

Bears

Bengals

Bills

  • HC Doug Marrone mentioned that QB Thad Lewis is 50-50 to play in Week 9.
  • HC  Doug Marrone mentioned that he “feels good” about RB C.J. Spiller’s chances of playing in Week 9.
  • QB Thad Lewis did not practice on Thursday. (Joe Buscaglia)
  • RB Fred Jackson returned to practice on Thursday. (Mike Rodak)
  • WR Stevie Johnson returned to practice on Thursday. (Joe Buscaglia)

Browns

Buccaneers

  • HC Greg Schiano mentioned that RB Doug Martin’s chances of playing in Week 9 are getting slimmer. (Pewter Report)

Chargers

Chiefs

  • WR Dwayne Bowe put in a limited practice on Thursday. (Adam Teicher)
  • RB Jamaal Charles returned to practice on Thursday. (Adam Teicher)
  • Free agent DT Jay Ratliff visited the Chiefs. (NFLTR)
  • TE Anthony Fasano was limited during Thursday’s practice.

Cowboys

  • DE DeMarcus Ware mentioned that he expects to be a game-time decision on Sunday. (Brandon George)
  • CB Morris Claiborne mentioned that he won’t play again until after the team’s Week 11 bye. (ESPN Dallas)

Dolphins

  • RT Jonathan Martin has been ruled out for Thursday’s game.
  • Free agent DT Jay Ratliff reportedly has a visit scheduled with the Dolphins. (NFLTR)
  • Dolphins signed WR Ryan Spadola to their active roster.

Eagles

Falcons

Giants

Jets

Packers

Panthers

  • RB DeAngelo Williams did not practice on Thursday, but expects to be back on Friday. (Joseph Person)

Patriots

Rams

Ravens

Redskins

Seahawks

  • HC Pete Carroll mentioned that WR Percy Harvin will not be active for Week 9. (NFLTR)
  • OC Darrell Bevell expects WR Doug Baldwin to see more opportunities with Sidney Rice out for the season.

Texans

  • RB Arian Foster returned to practice on Thursday.
  • RB Ben Tate was limited in Thursday’s practice. (Tania Ganguli)

Titans

 Vikings

  • QB Christian Ponder continued to take the first reps during Thursday’s practice. (Chip Scoggins)