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Jake Locker (right thumb) was a full practice participant Friday and is probable for Sunday's game against the Texans, the Tennessean reports.

Impact

Assuming no setbacks with his thumb, Locker is thus in line to suit up Sunday and serve as Zach Mettenberger' backup.

Junior Hemingway (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams, BJ Kissel of the Chiefs' official site reports.

Impact

Hemingway strained his hamstring last Sunday against the Chargers and did not return. With Donnie Avery already ruled out, Hemingway could be in line for added snaps again this week. If he can't go, A.J. Jenkins and Frankie Hammond Jr. should be even more involved than they already were, with Albert Wilson also factoring in.

Leon Hall (back) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Ravens, ESPN's Coley Harvey reports.

Impact

Hall looks good to go this week, though with 27 tackles and a pick in six games thus far, he's only an IDP option in deeper formats.

Emmanuel Lamur (shoulder) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Ravens, ESPN's Coley Harvey reports.

Impact

Lamur should be a go on Sunday and when healthy, he's been a decent source of tackles for the Bengals. To date, the linebacker has recorded 37 stops and a pick in five games.

Vontaze Burfict (neck) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Ravens, the Bengals' official site reports.

Impact

Burfict was able to practice fully both Thursday and Friday, so it looks like he will be able to suit up this weekend, though the linebacker's trouble staying on the field this season makes him a high-risk/high-reward IDP until he reestablishes his health.

Though A.J. Green (toe) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Ravens, the wideout is making progress, according to coach Marvin Lewis, the Bengals' official site reports.

Impact

"Each day of this week he's looked better and better. Today looked like football for him, so that's good," Lewis said with regard to the work that Green put in Friday on the rehab portion of the field. "He's looked good and doing well. We'll see." That said, given that Green did not practice all week and drew a doubtful Week 8 injury designation, it remains unlikely that the wideout will suit up this weekend, though until a final call on that front is made, his status will be worth monitoring in advance of Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff.

Coty Sensabaugh (knee) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Titans, John Glennon of The Tennessean reports.

Impact

Sensabaugh's knee injury will cause him to miss his thrid straight game for the Titans. Blidi Wreh -Wilson will likely start in his place again if he can't go.

Janoris Jenkins (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against Kansas City, St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Jim Thomas reports.

Impact

Jenkins did not practice all week, so it's difficult to see him suiting up against the Chiefs. If he does sit, Jenkins would likely be replaced by rookie Marcus Roberson.

Benny Cunningham (knee) is probable for Sunday's game against Kansas City, St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Jim Thomas reports.

Impact

Cunningham's availability isn't in question this week, though his role is unclear these days. He played 35 percent (17 snaps) of St. Louis' offensive snaps a week ago which, while much greater than the one snap played by Zac Stacy, still trailed Tre Mason's total of 26 snaps.

T.J. McDonald (concussion) is probable for Sunday's game against Kansas City, St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Jim Thomas reports.

Impact

McDonald has been a bit up and down as an IDP option this year, but with 38 tackles in six games, he's still right on pace for about 100 tackles. He's a justifiable DB2 consideration most weeks.

Kenny Britt (ankle) is probable for Sunday's game against Kansas City, St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Jim Thomas reports.

Impact

Britt practiced fully Thursday, so his availability for Sunday was all but assured by then. With just 197 yards and a touchdown in six games, Britt isn't much more than a deep league consideration at the moment.

Shonn Greene (hamstring) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Texans, John Glennon of the Tennessean reports.

Impact

After missing two games with his hamstring injury, Greene is poised to return to the Titans' Week 8 backfield mix, though with Bishop Sankey also on hand, Greene is a speculative fantasy play until his role in the Tennessee offense is reestablished.

Eric Berry (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams, BJ Kissel of the Chiefs' official site reports.

Impact

Berry was a limited participant in practice both Wednesday and Thursday, which would fit well into his questionable designation. If he can't go again, it will mark his fifth straight game missed because of a high ankle sprain. Ron Parker and Kurt Coleman would again be his replacements on the outside if he can't Sunday.

Tony Romo (back) returned to practice Friday, ESPN Dallas reports.

Impact

Romo has been resting on Wednesdays all year, but his rest day is one day later this week since Dallas plays on Monday. In other words, his Thursday absence from practice was never a concern. Romo should earn a 'probable' designation after Saturday's practice.

Chris Owens (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Rams, BJ Kissel of the Chiefs' official site reports.

Impact

Owens is still dealing with an LCL and bone bruise issue dating back to Week 5 against the 49ers. It will cause him to miss his third straight game, with Phillip Gaines and Jamell Fleming again expected to pick up the slack in his place.

With Reggie Wayne (elbow) declared out for Sunday's game, Donte Moncrief could be in line for more targets against the Steelers.

Impact

Moncrief has averaged just 1.6 targets per game this season, but somebody has to absorb the nine targets Wayne was averaging, and Hakeem Nicks and Moncrief seem like the most viable candidates. Moncrief is talented, and being listed as the No. 3 wide receiver on an Andrew Luck-led offense is a great place to be, but you would need to be pretty desperate at wide receiver this week to put a lot of faith in a guy with just nine catches all season.

With Reggie Wayne (elbow) declared out for Sunday's game, Hakeem Nicks is expected to see increased targets against the Steelers.

Impact

Andrew Luck has thrown Wayne's way nearly nine times per game, so those looks have to go somewhere, and Nicks and Donte Moncrief are the most likely beneficiaries. Pittsburgh's pass defense has been up and down this season (13th in yards allowed), but Luck and the Colts' passing attack have proven they can be successful against pretty much any defense.

Giovani Bernard (ribs) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Ravens, ESPN's Coley Harvey reports.

Impact

Bernard is thus on track to suit up for Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff. He'll take aim at a Ravens' defense that has allowed an average of 87.4 rushing yards to date, and will look to bounce back after his seven-carry, 17-yard effort in Week 7's 27-0 loss to the Colts, which marked the only time this season that Bernard has logged less than 13 carries.

Jon Bostic (back) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against New England, the Chicago Tribune's Rich Campbell reports.

Impact

Bostic is expected to miss a third consecutive game along with fellow linebacker Lance Briggs (ribs), who is also doubtful. Bostic's absence means more snaps for Darryl Sharpton.

Lance Briggs (ribs) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against New England, the Chicago Tribune's Rich Campbell reports.

Impact

Briggs will likely miss a third consecutive game, and with the Bears on bye in Week 9, the soonest we could possibly see him again is Nov. 9 against Green Bay. Khaseem Greene has played the last two games in Briggs' place and will likely start again Sunday.