The following is a list of injured players for Week 5 (October 7-8) and the fantasy implications of all the major injuries:
Fantasy take: The absence of Rolle is good news for San Francisco's wide receivers. Heap's status is uncertain, and he could be a gametime decision in Week 5. With Wilcox also hurt, Quinn Sypniewski could see work in Heap's possible absence. Demetrius Williams would start if Mason is out.
Out: RB Nick Goings (concussion), LB Dan Morgan (ankle), LB Adam Seward (ankle); Doubtful: QB Jake Delhomme (right elbow).
Doubtful: T John Tait (ankle), CB Nathan Vasher (groin); Questionable: LB Lance Briggs (hamstring), RB Adrian Peterson (calf), CB Charles Tillman (ankle); Probable: LB Brian Urlacher (back), DT Tommie Harris (knee), S Brandon McGowan (shoulder), S Adam Archuleta (hand), G Ruben Brown (shoulder), T Fred Miller (knee).
Fantasy take: Winslow particpated in a full practice on Friday and will be active in Week 5. The potential absence of Steinbach would hurt Cleveland's offensive attack.
Fantasy take: The absence of Henry is good news for Buffalo's receivers. Patrick Crayton will continue to start in the absence of Glenn.
Out: S Hamza Abdullah (hip); Doubtful: WR Javon Walker (knee); Questionable: TE Stephen Alexander (calf), RB Mike Bell (concussion), RB Travis Henry (knee), RB Paul Smith (neck); Probable: K Jason Elam (right hip), DE John Engelberger (shoulder), T Ryan Harris (back), S John Lynch (groin), WR Brandon Stokley (calf).
Fantasy take: Johnson did some limited work on Thursday and Friday, so be sure to still keep tabs of his status throughout the weekend.
Green Bay Packers
Out: CB Will Blackmon (foot), DE Mike Montgomery (knee); Questionable: RB Brandon Jackson (shin); Probable: T Chad Clifton (illness), DT Colin Cole (concussion), S Nick Collins (knee), CB Al Harris (back), DE Cullen Jenkins (ribs), DT Corey Williams (back), CB Charles Woodson (foot).
Out: LB Rob Morris (knee), WR Roy Hall (shoulder), TE Ben Utecht (concussion); Questionable: RB Joseph Addai (chest), WR Marvin Harrison (knee), LB Freddy Keiaho (concussion), CB T.J. Rushing (hamstring), S Bob Sanders (chest), WR Aaron Moorehead (back).
Fantasy take: Addai and Harrison are both very questionable for Week 5. Fantasy owners who have Addai should add Kenton Keith as insurance. Dallas Clark should see a lot of work if Harrison and Moorehead are out and is a solid fantasy option. The absence of Morris and Sanders would hurt the value of the Indianapolis defense.
Out: DT Vonnie Holliday (ankle), S Travares Tillman (knee): Questionable: LB Channing Crowder (ankle), S Donovin Darius (calf), LB Zach Thomas (concussion); Probable: QB Trent Green (right elbow), DE Jason Taylor (lower leg), DT Keith Traylor (ankle).
Fantasy take: Thomas practiced on a limited basis on Friday, and reports indicate he will return to action in Week 5.
Fantasy take: Maroney was limited in Friday's practice, so keep tabs on his status throughout the week. Sammy Morris would start again if Maroney is out. Stallworth could be a gametime decision for Week 5.
New Orleans Saints
Out: CB Jason David (forearm); Questionable: S Jay Bellamy (ankle), DT Kendrick Clancy (toe), LB Scott Fujita (ankle), WR David Patten (calf); Probable: K Olindo Mare (right groin).
New York Jets
Doubtful: S Erik Coleman (concussion); Questionable: CB Andre Dyson (foot), QB Chad Pennington (ankle), DT Dewayne Robertson (knee), S Eric Smith (thigh); Probable: FB Darian Barnes (shoulder), CB David Barrett (thigh), LB David Bowens (hand), WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder), RB Thomas Jones (calf), TE Joe Kowalewski (shoulder), OL Brandon Moore (shoulder).
Fantasy take:Nate Washington and Cedrick Wilson will see more work with Ward out, but neither is a recommended fantasy option. Reports out of Pittsburgh suggest Hampton and Polamalu won't be active, which is bad news for the Pittsburgh defense but good news for Seattle's offensive skill position players.
Fantasy take: Kassim Osgood could see more work with Parker out and Davis listed as questionable, but he's not a viable fantasy option.
St. Louis Rams
Out: WR Isaac Bruce (hamstring), S Corey Chavous (pectoral), G Adam Goldberg (knee), CB Tye Hill (back), RB Steven Jackson (groin), WR Dane Looker (thigh), LB Raonall Smith (knee); Questionable: QB Marc Bulger (ribs), DE James Hall (pectoral); Probable: WR Drew Bennett (thigh), G Richie Incognito (ankle), DE Leonard Little (knee), RB Chris Massey (abdomen).
Fantasy take: Jackson is out another few weeks, so Brian Leonard will start vs. Arizona. He's a viable flex option in leagues with 12-plus teams. Bulger will not start in Week 5, so look for Gus Frerotte to take over the offense. Bruce is out this week, so Drew Bennett is in line to start and see more work. The potential return of Incongnito would be good news for a patchwork offensive line.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Questionable: CB Phillip Buchanon (foot), WR Ike Hilliard (ankle), CB Brian Kelly (groin), DE Greg Spires (ankle).
Fantasy take: No significant injuries aside from the season ending injuries to RB Cadillac Williams and T Luke Petitgout.
Fantasy take: LenDale White (illness) was taken off the injury report. He should be fine in Week 5 and is a tremendous sleeper vs. Atlanta.
Fantasy take: Moss missed practice on Thursday, and his status for Week 5 is in doubt. Antwaan Randle El would have more fantasy value if Moss is out, and Reche Caldwell could be activated as well. Portis returned to full practice on Thursday and should be fine to start vs. Detroit.