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Trumaine Johnson (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against Kansas City.

Impact

Johnson was listed as a practice participant all week, including a full practice Friday, yet St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Jim Thomas guessed that Johnson isn't yet 100 percent and is probably little more than an emergency depth consideration. With Janoris Jenkins (knee) also questionable, the Rams secondary looks vulnerable.

Kyle Fuller (hip/hand) is probable for Sunday's game against New England.

Impact

Fuller might not jam or catch as effectively while dealing with a damaged hand, but the rookie first-round pick is evidently going to tough it out against the Patriots.

Martellus Bennett (hamstring) is probable for Sunday's game against New England.

Impact

Bennett practiced fully Friday and he's ready to start against the Patriots. New England coach Bill Belichick has a history of stacking defensive resources toward a single player in opposing offenses in order to neutralize that (perceived to be) best player, and in an offense featuring the intimidating trio of Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, Bennett might see a couple more favorable looks than usual Sunday if the Patriots get too preoccupied with the previously mentioned trio.

Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, James Walker of ESPN reports.

Impact

Wilson has not participated all week in practice, so it would be a pretty large surprise if he gets playing time against Jacksonville. Without Wilson, Miami would replace him at safety with a collection of rookies and sophomores in Michael Thomas, Jamar Taylor and Will Davis.

Chris Conte (shoulder) is probable for Sunday's game against New England.

Impact

Conte is over his shoulder injury and is ready to return to the lineup, but he's probably best avoided as an IDP until he proves he can avoid a rotation with rookie fourth-round pick Brock Vereen.

Koa Misi (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Jacksonville, James Walker of ESPN reports.

Impact

Walker says his injury was a re-tweak, so it's probably not that serious. Misi's play would be an asset for Miami up the middle, as he registered a combined 14 tackles in his last two games against the Packers and Bears.

Mark Ingram is expected to see a heavy workload Sunday night, as both Pierre Thomas (shoulder) and Khiry Robinson (forearm) are expected to miss the Week 8 contest against the Packers, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Impact

While Ingram was unlikely to benefit much from Thomas' absence, as it was expected that Travaris Cadet would inherit Thomas' pass-catching duties, the absence of Robinson is another story. Edwin Baker is on the practice squad and could be activated if the Saints choose to make a roster move before the game, but at this point it appears that Ingram will see the vast majority of the carries out of the Saints' backfield - with Cadet the primary receiver - against Green Bay's 31st-ranked rush defense.

Tom Brady (ankle) is probable for Sunday's game against the Bears, the Patriots' official site reports.

Impact

Brady is good to go this week, and after a slow start, he has put together a 9:0 TD:INT ratio over his last three contests, all Patriots' wins.

Arthur Jones is listed as probable for Sunday's game at the Steelers.

Impact

Jones has been a full participant in practice this week and should be ready to play for the first time since Week 2. Le'Veon Bell owners might want to take note, as Jones could a key run stopper between the tackles.

Alan Ball (biceps) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against Miami, the Jaguars' official site reports.

Impact

This isn't much of a surprise considering how doubtful he seemed yesterday. He didn't participate in practice at all this week and how much he participates next week should be telling if this injury is more long-term.

Khiry Robinson (forearm) is out for Sunday's game against Green Bay.

Impact

With Robinson and Pierre Thomas (shoulder) both out, Mark Ingram and Travaris Cadet should both see reliable workloads Sunday, though Cadet's role might exclusively exist within the passing game. Robinson didn't practice at all this week, which makes his availability beyond Sunday a bit of a question mark.

Shane Vereen (illness) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bears, the Boston Herald reports.

Impact

Though we'd be surprised if the illness that sidelined Vereen during Friday's practice affects his Sunday status, those planning to start the running back this week are advised to verify his availability in advance of Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff. Based on his usage in the absence of Stevan Ridley in Week 7, Vereen appears to be in line to head the Patriots' Week 8 rushing attack, with Jonas Gray and Brandon Bolden working in complementary roles.

Jimmy Graham (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday's game against Green Bay but "seems likely" to play after practicing all week in a limited capacity, ESPN NFL Nation's Mike Triplett reports.

Impact

Graham is generally expected to play since he practiced all week and managed to play 30 snaps against Detroit a week ago. Although he might not be at full strength, Graham's owners in season-long leagues will probably struggle to find a better alternative in most cases. Graham is averaging a touchdown catch every 11.8 targets for his career, and he has averaged almost exactly nine targets per game going back to 2011.

Greg Salas (wrist, ankle) is unlikely to play Sunday against the Bills, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

He's officially listed as questionable for the contest, though given the Jets' recent acquisition of Percy Harvin, Salas remains a break or two away from fantasy utility.

Bruce Carter (quadriceps) practiced fully in Friday's practice.

Impact

After upgrading from limited to full practice participation from Thursday to Friday, it's looking like Carter is a good bet to make his return to the starting Dallas defense against Washington on Monday. Carter and Rolando McClain have been a surprisingly effective pair when healthy, and the Dallas defense should get another boost in Week 9 if DeMarcus Lawrence (foot) is ready to play, as expected.

Bilal Powell (foot) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Bills, the Jets' official site reports.

Impact

Given that he is behind both Chris Ivory and Chris Johnson in the Jets' RB pecking order, Powell is off the fantasy radar as long as the aforementioned duo remains healthy.

Eric Decker (hamstring) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Bills, the Jets' official site reports.

Impact

Decker, who was limited at practice this week, caught four of seven targets for 65 yards in Week 7's loss to the Patriots and appears on track to see his share of looks on weekly basis going forward, in the absence of an injury setback.

Josh Robinson (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.

Impact

Robinson left practice with an ankle issue Thursday and sat out Friday's practice, so he seems like he's highly questionable for Sunday.

Sean Smith (groin) is probable for Sunday's game against the Rams, Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star reports.

Impact

Smith hasn't missed a game this season despite suffering from a groin injury. He appears to in line to start again this week against the Rams.

Corey Wootton (back) is probable for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.

Impact

Wootton is just a rotational lineman for the Vikings and he therefore isn't much of an IDP consideration, but he should provide some useful energy off the bench.