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Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Thursday news and notes

The NFL has moved Kansas City's game at Miami up to Friday because of Hurricane Wilma. Adjust your lineup appropriately.

Braylon Edwards, WR, Cleveland. Edwards practiced Wednesday despite being doubtful as he recovers from a staph infection in his arm that required surgery. Don't put him in the lineup just yet, but things are looking up.

Randy Moss, WR, Oakland. It's unlikely Moss will play this week. Doug Gabriel takes his spot.

Marc Bulger, QB, St. Louis. Bulger has a crack in his shoulder and is listed as questionable. He's likely out at least two games.

T.J. Houshmandzadeh, WR, Cincinnati. Houshmandzadeh's hand injury is still bothering him. He was unable to practice Wednesday.

Hines Ward, WR, Steelers. Ward took part in drills, but no team practice. Antwaan Randle El and Cedrick Wilson were also out for the Steelers. Friday is the key day.

Roy Williams, WR, Detroit. Williams' quad injury limited him in practice Wednesday and Thursday. He's very questionable.

Andre Johnson, WR, Houston. Johnson was limited by his knee injury and remains questionable to play against Indianapolis.

Nate Burleson, WR, Minnesota. Burleson is expected to finally return to the lineup this week.

Arnaz Battle, WR, San Francisco. Battle was unable to practice Wednesday with his sore knee. He's likely out again this week.

Jeff Garcia, QB, Detroit. Garcia returned to practice this week and split snaps with Joey Harrington. Look for him to replace Harrington soon.

Ahman Green, RB, Green Bay. Get him back in the lineup. He'll play this week against Minnesota.

Joe Horn, WR, New Orleans. His troublesome hamstring continues to bother him. Don't count on him this week.

Steve McNair, QB, Tennessee. MacNair was given a day off Wednesday, but missed Thursday for personal reasons. Keep an eye on this situation. If he doesn't practice Friday, keep him in reserve.

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