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Although he said Tuesday morning that the Cowboys "anticipate [Tony Romo] being ready to go" Sunday against the Cardinals, coach Jason Garrett was evasive when asked about his quarterback's status in the afternoon, saying the team will "take it a day at a time," the Dallas Morning News reports.

Impact

Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson kneed Romo in the back early in the third quarter of Monday's game, leaving the quarterback down for some time and eventually forcing him to the locker room. After X-rays and a pain-killing injection, Romo returned to the game, a decision Garrett defended Tuesday, saying Romo was "functional" and "able to play." While Romo's availability for Week 9 will ultimately hinge on the results of his CT scan, it sounds like he's tentatively penciled in to start against the 6-1 Cardinals.

The Falcons released Sean Baker on Tuesday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Impact

Baker, who played in just four games this season, was released to open up a roster spot for Charles Godfrey.

Charles Godfrey agreed to a contract with the Falcons on Tuesday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Impact

Godfrey played seven seasons with the Panthers before being released Oct. 21. He started just one game for the Panthers this season, but he could see immediate action for a Falcons team that has struggled to defend the deep ball.

Calvin Johnson (ankle) said Tuesday that he "definitely expects to play" against the Dolphins in Week 10, NFL.com reports.

Impact

Johnson was able to practice in a limited capacity all of last week, but with the bye looming, coach Jim Caldwell decided to play it safe and hold the All-Pro receiver out against Atlanta. The Lions won yet again, pushing their record without Johnson to 3-0, and while his fantasy owners may not have been as lucky, a completely healthy Johnson should help them make up ground in a hurry.

Tom Crabtree agreed to a contract with the Saints on Tuesday.

Impact

Crabtree has shuffled back and forth between the Saints' roster and the free agent list the last couple weeks, but he is back on the roster for now.

Bojay Filimoeatu was waived by the Raiders on Tuesday.

Impact

The Raiders have decided to move ahead with just five linebackers, though Filimoeatu could very well get the call back if there is a short-term injury. He has recorded five tackles (four solo) in five games this season.

Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) returned to practice Tuesday, according to the Miami Herald's Adam Beasley.

Impact

Wilson has been dealing with the hamstring injury for a couple of weeks, but hopefully the worst is behind him.

Koa Misi (ankle) returned to practice Tuesday, according to the Miami Herald's Adam Beasley.

Impact

Misi missed the game versus the Jaguars last week, and perhaps he could've played had the Dolphins been playing a more dangerous opponent, but a return to practice this early in the week would seem to bode well for his chances to play this Sunday.

The Saints placed Joseph Morgan on the reserve/suspended list Tuesday, NFL.com reports.

Impact

It's not certain why Morgan was deactivated, but he will not be on the roster for Thursday's game against the Patriots.

Elbert Mack was released by the Texans on Tuesday, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

Mack, who appeared in eight games with the Texans this season, was released to open a roster spot for Zac Diles.

Zac Diles agreed to a contract with the Texans on Tuesday, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

Diles will take the roster spot of Elbert Mack. He figures to slot in as a reserve linebacker and special teams player with his new club.

The Rams waived Case Keenum on Tuesday, NFL.com reports.

Impact

Keenum was released to open a roster spot for Mark Barron, who was acquired from the Buccaneers. Keenum did not appear in a game with the Rams, but he received eight starts with the Texans last season and still has practice-squad eligibility remaining, so he will likely hook on with someone in the near future.

Khiry Robinson (arm) did not participate in Tuesday's practice, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Robinson was unable to get in any work Tuesday, which leaves him questionable at best for Thursday's matchup with the Panthers.

Pierre Thomas (shoulder) did not take part in Tuesday's practice, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Thomas was expected to miss two or three games after injuring his shoulder in Week 7, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that he is still sidelined. He did not play Sunday against the Packers, and with the Saints playing Thursday this week, it's likely he will miss his second game in a row.

Jimmy Graham (shoulder) was a limited participant at Tuesday's practice, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Graham is still not 100 percent, but he said he intends to play again this week. A limited Graham still managed 59 yards and a touchdown in Week 8, so even on a short week, he should be worthy of a start in most fantasy formats.

The Buccaneers traded Jonathan Casillas and a 2015 sixth-round pick to the Patriots in exchange for a 2015 fifth-round pick Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Impact

Casillas lost playing time to Danny Lansanah of late, so the Buccaneers decided to send him to New England and move up a few spots in the draft. Casillas will likely slot in as a reserve linebacker and special teams player for the Patriots off the bat.

Justin Houston recorded three sacks and five tackles (all solo) Sunday against the Rams.

Impact

Houston dominated the Rams' offensive line and returned late in a blowout (after an injury to Josh Martin) to get his third sack. He's on pace for another huge output in 2014 if he can stay healthy.

Demetrius Harris caught one pass for four yards Sunday against the Rams.

Impact

Harris remains an injury away from getting meaningful playing time.

Mark Barron was traded to the Rams for fourth- and sixth-round picks in 2015, Sports Talk Florida reports.

Impact

Barron was a regular starter for Tampa Bay, but did not develop into the star the Buccaneers thought he would be, so they decided to let him go and pick up two draft picks for next season. Barron figures to take over as the starting strong safety in St. Louis.

Frankie Hammond caught a pass for nine yards Sunday against the Rams.

Impact

Hammond played in just 27 percent of the Chiefs' offensive snaps Sunday and only saw one target on the day. With Donnie Avery coming back in the next few weeks, Hammond's prospects remain low going forward.