NFL News & Rumors: Friday 10/19


  • TE Vernon Davis expressed some frustration about his role in the team’s offense after wasn’t targeted once during Thursday’s game. (San Francisco Chronicle)


  • WR Armon Binns put in a limited practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Week 7.


  • G Jason Pinkston has been diagnosed with a blood clot and is out indefinitely. (Nate Ulrich)
  • WR Greg Little was able to return to practice on Friday after dealing with the flu recently. (Scott Petrak)


  • WR Vincent Jackson left Friday’s practice, but is still expected to play against the Saints this weekend. (Roy Cummings)


  •  FS Kerry Rhodes has been ruled out for Week 7 because of a back injury.


  • The Colts will have ILB Pat Angerer back for Week 7, but he will not start the game.  (Tom James)


  • Jerry Jones mentioned that RB Felix Jones is “quicker” now than he was earlier in the season. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
  • RB Phillip Tanner figures to have a significant role for the Cowboys this weekend. (ESPN Dallas)
  • Jason Garrett mentioned that RB Lance Dunbar will be “pinch-hitter” against the Panthers. (ESPN Dallas)


  • WR Hakeem Nicks is listed as probable for Week 7’s game and was able to practice every day this week.  (Mike Garafolo)
  • S Kenny Phillips has been ruled out for Week 7. (Ohm Youngmisuk)




  • WR Greg Jennings has been ruled out for Week 7, but could return for Week 8’s game. (Bill Huber)
  • QB Aaron Rodgers is listed as probable for Week 7. (Ty Dunne)
  • NT B.J. Raji has been ruled out for Week 7.
  • TE Jermichael Finley is listed as probable for Week 7.  (Ty Dunne)
  • RB Alex Green is listed as probable for Week 7.  (Ty Dunne)


  • CB Chris Gamble has been ruled out for Week 7 against the Cowboys.


  • TE Aaron Hernandez returned to practice on Friday and will almost certainly be a go this weekend. (Jeff Howe)
  • RB Brandon Bolden missed his third straight practice on Friday and is expected to miss Sunday’s game. (ESPN Boston)



  • WR Golden Tate was benched for a few plays following a couple of drops last night. (Tacoma News Tribune)


  • RB Jonathan Dwyer figures to start against the Bengals this weekend. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
  • RB’s Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman were both ruled out for this weekends game.  (Gerry Dulac)
  • C Maurkice Pouncey put in a limited practice on Thursday and hopes to play this weekend.  (Beaver County Times)


  • CB Johnathan Joseph will be a game-time decision against the Ravens. (Nick Scurfield)
  • DE David Hunter is done for the season after tearing ligaments in his left foot during Thursday’s practice.  (Houston Chronicle)


  • WR Kenny Britt mentioned that he’s “95 percent” recovered from his previous knee and ankle injuries. (TitanInsider)
  • LB Colin McCarthy is still in a walking boot and hasn’t practiced all week. (Jim Wyatt)


  • RB Adrian Peterson mentioned that his ankle injury bothered him “a little bit” last week. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
  • WR  Jerome Simpson will start against the Cardinals this weekend. (Brian Murphy)


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