NFL Injury Report Week 8: Team-by-Team Updates, Inactive List & More

Donald Wood@@Donald_WoodFeatured ColumnistOctober 23, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 18:  Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers runs for 37 yards on a play against the Seattle Seahawks at the start of the fourth quarter on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won 13-6.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
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Week 8 of the 2012 NFL regular season is already upon us, and the excitement over the heart of the league’s schedule is engulfing the entire fanbase.

There are many top NFL superstars deemed questionable coming into this Week 8, and fantasy football players must start formulating backup plans for the potential inactives and stars on bye weeks.

We have all the news you need for your fantasy team or your favorite NFL squad, so keep it here for all the latest updates as they break.

Frank Gore, RB, San Francisco 49ers

Status: Active

After injuring his ribs Thursday night, San Francisco 49ers star running back Frank Gore practiced Monday and should be ready for Monday night’s matchup with the Arizona Cardinals, according to Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee.

Frank Gore says he did everything in practice today, thinks he'll be fine for Monday.

— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) October 22, 2012

Jimmy Graham, TE, New Orleans Saints

Status: Active

According to New Orleans Times-Picayune reporter Mike Triplett, Graham will suit up Sunday night:

#Saints TE Jimmy Graham is active tonight. Might be limited, but I don't think they'd put him out there just as a decoy.

— Mike Triplett (@TripTP) October 28, 2012

Maurice Jones-Drew, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars

Status: Out

Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union is reporting that Jones-Drew is out this week and possibly more. Fantasy owners should adjust their rosters accordingly.

Greg Jennings, WR, Green Bay Packers

Status: Out

It appeared as though Jennings was nearing a return—albeit limited—on Sunday, but a trip to the doctor revealed a sports hernia that will require surgery. The talented wide receiver could be out for another six weeks, according to Packers Report's Bill Huber:

DeMarco Murray, RB, Dallas Cowboys

Status: Out

ESPN’s Calvin Watkins is reporting that the Dallas Cowboys star running back DeMarco Murray will likely miss the team's Week 8 meeting with the New York Giants. While the foot injury is getting better, Murray will not be an option Sunday.

Full Inactive List

Inactive lists will be updated as they become available.

San Francisco at Arizona

49ers: QB Scott Tolzien, WR AJ Jenkins, RB LaMichael James, S Trenton Robinson, RB Brandon Jacobs, OG Joe Looney and NG Ian Williams

Cardinals: QB Kevin Kolb, WR LaRon Byrd, CB Greg Toler, LB Jamaal Westerman, OG Senio Kelemete, OG Adam Snyder, TE Todd Heap

New Orleans at Denver

Saints: WR Joe Morgan, LB David Hawthorne, LB Scott Shanle, DT Tyrunn Walker, DT Brodrick Bunkley, T Bryce Harris, TE Daniel Graham

Broncos: CB Tracy Porter, QB Caleb Hanie, RB Knowshon Moreno, DT Sealver Siliga, LB Steven Johnson, C C.J. Davis, TE Julius Thomas

Oakland at Kansas City

Raiders: QB Terrelle Pryor, RB Taiwan Jones, S Shawntae Spencer, LB Travis Goethel, LB Lucas Nix, DE Jack Crawford, T Khalif Barnes.

Chiefs: QB Ricky Stanzi, WR Devon Wylie, DB Tysyn Hartman, LB Bryan Kehl, C Bryan Mattison, DE Glenn Dorsey, TE Steve Maneri.

NY Giants at Dallas

Giants: S Kenny Phillips, DT Rocky Bernard, LB Jacquian Williams, WR Jerrel Jernigan, DE Adewale Ojomo, T James Brewer, TE Adrian Robinson.

Cowboys: RB DeMarco Murray, C Phil Costa, S Matt Johnson, S Charlie Peprah, DL Sean Lissemore, WR Andre Holmes, LB Kyle Wilber.

Carolina at Chicago

Panthers: QB Jimmy Clausen, S D.J. Campbell, CB James Dockery, T Bruce Campbell, DE Antwan Applewhite, DE Thomas Keiser.

Bears: WR Alshon Jeffery, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, C Edwin Williams, DT Matt Toeaina, TE Brody Eldridge, DT Amobi Okoye, DE Cheta Ozougwu.

San Diego at Cleveland

Chargers: WR Eddie Royal, NT Antonio Garay, CB Shareece Wright, RB Curtis Brinkley, S Brandon Taylor, LB Jonas Mouton, TE Ladarius Green.

Browns: WR Mohamed Massaquoi, CB Tashaun Gipson, RB Brandon Jackson, FB Owen Marecic, CB Dimitri Patterson, DT Ahtyba Rubin, OG Jarrod Shaw.

Seattle at Detroit

Seahawks: WR Braylon Edwards, CD Danny Gorrer, CB Byron Maxwell, G John Moffitt, WR Doug Baldwin, DT Jason Jones, DT Jaye Howard.

Lions: CB Jacob Lacey, CB Bill Bentley, S Amari Spievey, LB DeAndre Levy, T Jason Fox, T Corey Hilliard, QB Kellen Moore.

New England at St. Louis

Patriots: TE Aaron Hernandez, S Patrick Chung, S Steve Gregory, RB Brandon Bolden, LB Tracy White, DE Trevor Scott.

Rams: WR Danny Amendola, OT Wayne Hunter, OT Rodger Saffold, QB Austin Davis, DE Eugene Sims, LB Mario Haggan, DT Matt Conrath.

Miami at NY Jets

Dolphins: QB Pat Devlin, CB Richard Marshall, LB Josh Kaddu, OT Will Yeatman, TE Michael Egnew, WR Rishard Marshall, WR Anthony Armstrong.

Jets: QB Greg McElroy, RB Bilal Powell, S Eric Smith, LB Bart Scott, DT Damon Harrison, TE Jeff Cumberland, DT Kenrick Ellis.

Atlanta at Philadelphia

Falcons: QB Dominique Davis, T Lamar Holmes, WR Harry Douglas, G Joe Hawley, T Travian Robinson, DE Jonathan Massoquoi, DE Cliff Matthews.

Eagles: G Danny Watkins, WR Damaris Johnson, QB Trent Edwards, RB Dion Lewis, LB Jamar Chaney, DE Vinny Curry and G Nate Menkin.

Washington at Pittsburgh

Redskins: QB Rex Grossman, S Brandon Meriweather, CB Richard Crawford, G Josh LeRibeus, WR Pierre Garcon, DT Doug Worthington, G Adam Gettis.

Steelers: QB Charlie Batch, OT Marcus Gilbert, LB Brandon Johnson, RB Rashard Mendenhall, S Troy Polamalu, RB Isaac Redman, DB DeMarcus Van Dyke.

Jacksonville at Green Bay

Jaguars: CB Derek Cox, FB Montell Owens, S Dwight Lowery, RB Maurice Jones-Drew, WR Laurent Robinson, DT D'Anthony Smith, DT Jeris Pendleton.

Packers: S Charles Woodson, WR Greg Jennings, LB Erik Walden, S Sam Shields, WR Jordy Nelson, FB John Kuhn.

Indianapolis at Tennessee

Colts: DB Darius Butler, DT Antonio Dixon, DT Lawrence Guy, T Tony Hills, LB Robert Mathis, DE Fili Moala,  WR Nathan Palmer.

Titans: QB Jake Locker, CB Tommie Campbell, LB Patrick Bailey, OT Michael Roos, OG Deuce Lutui, LB Will Witherspoon, OL Leroy Harris.

Thursday Night Football

Tampa Bay at Minnesota

Buccaneers: CB Myron Lewis, RB Michael Smith, DB Keith Tandy, LB Najee Goode, G Cody Wallace, WR Chris Oswusu, TE Danny Noble.

Vikings: QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, WR Jarius Wright, CB Brandon Burton, S Mistral Raymond, LB Audie Cole, G Mark Asper, TE John Carlson.

Check back for more on the National Football League as it comes, and don’t miss Bleacher Report’s NFL page to get your fill of all things football.


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