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Dan Bailey made his only field goal attempt of the game from 49 yards out Sunday.

Impact

Bailey has missed just one field goal this season, going 14-for-15 with his only miss coming from over 50 yards out. The Cowboys will play on Monday night this week, facing a Redskins' defense that has allowed 26.1 points per game. Conversely, Dallas' offense has averaged 28 points per game, making Bailey one of the best fantasy options at kicker in Week 8.

Reggie Bush (ankle) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday, MLive.com reports.

Impact

Bush worked up to a full showing in drills by the end of last week, but his ankle failed him in Week 7, as he was held out for much of the second half of Sunday's eventual win against the Saints. His practice participation could very well follow last week's schedule, but Friday's injury report will be the ultimate authority with regard to his availability this coming Sunday against the Falcons in London.

Harry Douglas (foot) did not practice Wednesday, the Falcons' official site reports.

Impact

The Falcons will continue to monitor Douglas – who last played in Week 3 – throughout the week, but at this stage, the wideout's status for Sunday's game against Detroit is cloudy.

Julio Jones (ankle) was limited in Wednesday's practice, the Falcons' official site reports.

Impact

Last week, Jones progressed from limited practices Wednesday and Thursday to a full session and a probable designation for Week 7, with such a scenario likely to occur again in advance of Sunday's game against the Lions.

Calvin Johnson (ankle) was listed as limited at Wednesday's practice, according to Tim Twentyman of detroitlions.com.

Impact

Twentyman relays that Johnson caught some passes with teammates during individual drills Wednesday, but did not have a helmet. While his participation Wednesday, in any capacity, is certainly promising, it remains to be seen if the wideout will suit up Sunday against the Falcons, or if the Lions elect to hold him out until after their Week 9 bye, with the long haul in mind. More on Johnson's status no later than Thursday's practice.

Darren Sproles (knee) was present for practice Wednesday, CSN's Geoff Mosher reports.

Impact

We'll have to see how Eagles classify his Wednesday participation, but per csnphilly.com, when asked if he'd be able to play this Sunday against the Cardinals, Sproles, who practiced Tuesday with a brace on the knee that he injured in Week 6, replied after the session, "the way, I'm feeling, yeah."

Though Jamaal Charles absorbed a helmet-to-helmet hit in the second quarter of this past Sunday's game against the Chargers, he finished the contest, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Charles has downplayed the situation, indicating that he didn't suffer a concussion on the play, but his Wednesday practice participation will be worth monitoring, given how he subsequently described the way he felt shortly after taking the hit. "It definitely hurt," Charles said Wednesday. "A couple plays later, I just (saw) this light buzz around my eyes and I was trying to catch 'em. But I was like, 'let's get the ball and run again.'"

Ja'Gared Davis was released by the Patriots on Wednesday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

Impact

Davis was dropped from the 53-man roster to open a spot for Akeem Ayers, who was officially acquired from the Titans on Wednesday after he passed his physical. The 24-year-old Davis appeared in three games this season for New England, logging a single tackle.

Amobi Okoye (illness) will begin practicing on Thursday, the Dallas Morning News reports.

Impact

Once he begins practicing, the Cowboys will have three weeks to decide whether to add him to the 53-man roster or not. Okoye hasn't played in a game since December 2012 after surviving a battle with a rare brain condition, but he could add more depth at defensive tackle coming out of the Cowboys' bye week.

Ryan Mallett will get work during practice this week leading up to Sunday's game against Tennessee, but head coach Bill O'Brien is still behind Ryan Fitzpatrick as the team's starting quarterback, the Houston Chronicle reports. "We're going to continue to work with both of these guys in practice, and we'll see how it improves," O'Brien said.

Impact

The coach has had to answer questions about the starting quarterback after each of the last two games. Fitzpatrick has thrown seven interceptions (tied 3rd) and ranks 22nd in terms of quarterback rating. In responding to questions about what it would take for Mallett to get some playing time, O'Brien responded that while Mallett has a better grasp of the offense after seven weeks, he needs to become more consistently accurate.

Head coach Bill O'Brien once again stood by Ryan Fitzpatrick as the team's starting quarterback, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

O'Brien is having to answer questions weekly about his starting quarterback due to Fitzpatrick's uneven performance through seven games. The coach said Fitzpatrick is the starter, but also mentioned backup Ryan Mallett in his response, indicating that "we're going to continue to work with both of these guys in practice, and we'll see how it improves."

DeVier Posey has been inactive for all seven games this season because head coach Bill O'Brien hasn't needed him in the game plan, the Houston Chronicle reports. "When we look at our 46 (man) gameday roster, we're looking at special teams, we're looking at our offensive game plan," O'Brien said.

Impact

On game days, O'Brien has carried Keyshawn Martin and Damaris Johnson, both of whom are experienced return specialists. Additionally, Houston's offensive game plan for most weeks is to ride running back Arian Foster as much as it can. So, the opportunities aren't there for Posey.

Jadeveon Clowney (knee) will get a full week of practice leading up to Sunday's game against the Titans, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

The Chronicle also reports that Clowney is not guaranteed to start if he returns. Head coach Bill O'Brien has been pleased with the play of fill-in Whitney Mercilus, who's coming off a two-sack game Monday night against the Steelers. Still, a player of Clowney's caliber should help a defense that has generated just 13 sacks to date.

Jon Beason (foot) is 50/50 to return this season, the Newark Star-Ledger reports. "I'm still deciding if the smart thing is to go ahead and get it fixed and get ready for next season," the injured linebacker said.

Impact

If Beason does return, he could do so as soon as Week 9 after the bye, but don't be surprised if he shuts it down for good.

Jon Baldwin worked out for the Giants on Tuesday.

Impact

The Giants are thin at wide receiver, so they brought in a few players. Even if Baldwin were to make the team, he's a long shot to make an impact.

Cyrus Gray didn't see an offensive snap Sunday against the Chargers.

Impact

Gray is behind three running backs now with De'Anthony Thomas healthy, and will likely continue serving as a special teams player.

Kurt Coleman sealed Sunday's game against the Chargers by intercepting Phillip Rivers in the final seconds.

Impact

Coleman only played 23 of 52 defensive snaps Sunday, but managed to come up with an interception. With Eric Berry due back in the near future, it's likely Coleman's snaps will drop even more in the future despite his performance Sunday.

Tamba Hali recorded a sack and three tackles (all solo) Sunday against the Chargers.

Impact

Hali now has four sacks through six weeks this season, giving the Chiefs a lethal combo coming from both edges with Hali and Justin Houston (seven sacks). Their next opportunity will come Sunday, when the Chiefs take on the Rams, who have allowed 16 sacks through six games.

Justin Houston recorded two tackles for a loss - including a sack - and four total tackles (three solo) in a win over the Chargers on Sunday.

Impact

Houston continues to rack up the sacks this season, currently sitting at seven through six weeks. His next opportunity will come against the Rams and their undrafted rookie quarterbacb, Austin Davis.

Donnie Avery (groin) won't practice this week, the Chiefs' official site reports.

Impact

Avery hasn't played since Sep. 29, when he left with what turned out to be a sports hernia that required surgery. The fact that he isn't slated to practice again this week likely leaves his status as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Rams.