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DeMarco Murray (hand) was limited in practice Thursday, Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Impact

Murray was contained to a handful of individual drills Wednesday but was still deemed a non-participant. In lockstep with the upgrade in activity, he seemingly participated in all individual work and perhaps some team drills. However, his status remains clouded by the prospect of the broken bone in his left hand, which must be protected in some fashion in order to play Sunday against the Colts. If Friday's injury report doesn't provide the necessary clarity, a game-time decision could very well come to pass.

Andrew Hawkins missed Thursday's practice due to an illness, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Impact

We'll revisit Hawkins' status Friday, but with no injury in play, we'd imagine that the wideout should be able to bounce back from his illness in time to be ready for Sunday's game against the Panthers.

Eddie Lacy was limited in practice Thursday, Paul Imig of FOX Sports Wisconsin reports. Afterward, Lacy told Mike Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that his eye concern is related to irritation from a contact lens.

Impact

Now that his eye issue is common knowledge, Lacy further stated that he doesn't intend to wear goggles Sunday at Tampa Bay but will instead power through it using a contact. While he clearly intends to play in Week 16, the final injury report of the week should clear up his availability.

K.J. Wright signed a four-year extension with the Seahawks on Thursday, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR reports.

Impact

Wright, who is four tackles shy of the first 100-tackle campaign of his career, has solidified outside linebacker in Seattle across from Bruce Irvin.

Toby Gerhart could be in for a slightly heavier workload Thursday against the Titans.

Impact

Coach Gus Bradley indicated that Gerhart could receive more carries than the 13 he saw against the Ravens on Sunday, when he rushed for a season-high 54 yards. Gerhart will continue to share rushing duties with Storm Johnson and Jordan Todman, but Bradley said, "it would not surprise me if you saw him (Gerhart) get a little bit more work." Tennessee allows the most rushing yards of any team in the NFL at 139.6 per game.

Philip Rivers (chest, back) practiced fully Thursday, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Impact

Gehlken further notes that coach Mike McCoy indicated that Rivers "had an outstanding day" at practice Thursday, while adding that he expects the QB be ready to go Saturday night against the 49ers.

Chris Conte (back) was limited in Thursday's practice.

Impact

For a second day in a row, Conte's practice reps were capped, which isn't surprising after a DNP in Week 15. If he's able to take the field Sunday against the Lions, he'll likely slot into his typical spot at free safety.

Denard Robinson was placed on IR on Wednesday, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Impact

Robinson suffered a partially torn ligament in his foot, which led to him being ruled out for the final three games of the season. He faces a 6-to-8 week recovery timetable, so the injury shouldn't linger into next season.

Alshon Jeffery (non-injury) didn't take part in practice Thursday.

Impact

The reason for Jeffery's absence isn't clear, but an ailment has been ruled out as the impetus. As the week continues and Friday's practice participation report is released, the wideout's status for Sunday's contest against the Lions may experience clarification.

The Titans have added Rico Richardson to their active roster.

Impact

Richardson – whose addition fills the roster spot created by Dexter McCluster being placed on IR – will provide the Titans with added wideout depth in advance of Thursday's game against the Jaguars.

The Titans have placed Dexter McCluster (knee) on IR.

Impact

Meanwhile, the Titans promoted wideout Rico Richardson from their practice squad to the team's active roster in advance of Thursday's game against the Jaguars. McCluster – who signed a three-year, $9 million deal with the Titans back in March – thus concludes his first season with the team with 40 carries for 131 yards and 26 catches for 197 yards and a TD in 14 games.

Chris Gragg (knee) practiced in a limited fashion Thursday, the Bills' official site reports.

Impact

Gragg, who last suited up on Nov. 24, also practiced Wednesday and thus has a chance to suit up Sunday against the Raiders, though his availability is of more import to the Bills' depth at tight end than it is to fantasy owners.

Coach Ron Rivera said Thursday that DeAngelo Williams (hand) is in line to suit up Sunday versus the Browns, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Impact

For a second consecutive day, Williams logged a limited showing in drills. While Rivera set the table for Williams' return, the running back isn't a definite candidate to play in Week 16, as he'll soon be fitted for a playing cast. If his abilities to pass protect and catch balls are at all hindered, Williams may sit out for a third game in row. Consequently, expect Friday's injury report to provide clarity, one way or the other, regarding his availability.

Peyton Manning (right thigh) was rested during Thursday's practice session, ESPN's Jeff Legwold reports.

Impact

Manning, who was on the field for the Broncos' walk-through and stretches Thursday, is expected to practice Friday, with the QB's status for Monday's game against the Bengals in no real doubt at this stage.

Cam Newton (back) practiced fully Thursday, Steve Reed of the Associated Press reports. Barring a setback, coach Ron Rivera said that he "probably" expects Newton to start Sunday versus the Browns, according to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer.

Impact

During Newton's media session, he relayed that he's experienced no discomfort in practice the past two days. While admitting he must be "100 percent" for the Panthers to clear him, Rivera's eventual decision will be predicated on Newton's ability to avoid an aggravation of his back in advance of Sunday's game. Expect Rivera to make the call between Newton and Derek Anderson on Friday.

A.J. Green (unspecified issue) did not practice Thursday, the Bengals' official site reports.

Impact

We'll circle back on Green's status once the Bengals' Thursday injury designations are revealed, but the report suggests that he should be back on the field Friday, while also suggesting that the wideout may be dealing with an illness.

Tony Romo (back) returned to practice Thursday, the Dallas Morning News reports.

Impact

One day removed from his normal maintenance day to kick off the week, Romo was back in action, likely as a full participant. The preceding will be confirmed following the release of Thursday's injury report, but he can now focus his attention on a Colts defense that has been rather stingy toward quarterbacks of late, yielding 207.8 passing yards per game and three touchdown tosses over the last four outings.

Jacoby Jones (illness) returned to practice Thursday, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports.

Impact

With just seven catches for 103 yards in 14 games to date, Jones – who sat out Wednesday's practice – hasn't been much of a factor in the Ravens' offense, though he continues to contribute as a returner.

William Moore (foot) was limited in Thursday's practice, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports. Afterward, the safety said that he'll be a game-time call Sunday at New Orleans.

Impact

Although he isn't experiencing any discomfort in his foot, Moore further stated that the Falcons' trainers will make the decision on active status in Week 16. An appearance would mark only his seventh of the season, but he'll look to add to 23 tackles (11 solo) and two forced fumbles against a Saints squad that has racked up 23 turnovers through 14 games in 2014.

Ladarius Green (ankle, concussion) practiced Thursday, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Impact

While a return to action by Green would bolster the Chargers' Week 16 TE depth, with just 19 catches for 226 yards in 12 games to date, Green remains off the fantasy radar, while working behind Antonio Gates.