- 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks is away from the team for “family reasons” and it is unclear when he’ll return.(Eric Branch)
- Chargers signed WR Donatella Luckett to their practice squad. (Aaron Wilson)
- Colts LB Jerrell Freeman (groin), LB Bjoern Werner (hamstring), and RB Tyler Varga (concussion) were listed as out on the team’s injury report for Thursday nights game against the Texans. (Mike Chappell)
- The Colts listed QB Andrew Luck (shoulder), QB Matt Hasselbeck (ill), CB Vontae Davis (foot), S Mike Adams (neck), and DE Henry Anderson (foot) as questionable. (Mike Chappell)
- Ed Werder reports that Matt Cassel took the Cowboy’s second-team reps over Kellen Moore on Wednesday.
- Werder adds that Dallas will evaluate practice and decide Brandon Weeden‘s backup by the end of week.
- Texans rule out WR Nate Washington, S Quintin Demps, RB Jonathan Grimes, WR Cecil Shorts, LB Akeem Dent for Thursday night’s game against the Colts. (Aaron Wilson)
- Texans list LB Whitney Mercilus, RB Chris Polk, and S Lonnie Ballentine as questionable. (Aaron Wilson)