New York Jets running back James Robinson (knee) will play in Sunday's game versus the Bills, NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo reports, per a source. Robinson had initially been considered a game-time decision.
The Lions have since declared Robinson as active for the game.
Robinson was not listed on the injury report for any of this week's practices and was a full participant, but the Jets then announced on Saturday that he'd been added to the injury report and would be given a questionable designation for Sunday's game.
The Jets traded for Robinson two weeks ago, the same day that it was announced that their rookie phenom RB Breece Hall had suffered a season-ending knee injury. New York traded away a sixth-round pick (could become a fifth) to the Jaguars to acquire Robinson to help replace Hall's snaps, and though he is listed as the No. 2 RB on the depth chart, his absence would likely be felt if he's unable to play.
Before coming to New York, Robinson had collected 340 rushing yards and three touchdowns splitting duties in Jacksonville with Travis Etienne, and in his first showing with the Jets in Week 8, he had five carries for 17 yards.
The Jets (5-3) and the Bills (6-1) will kick off at 1 p.m. ET.
Other injuries we are keeping an eye on ahead of Sunday's Week 9 games:
- Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (ribs) and safety Budda Baker (ankle) are both likely to play versus the Seahawks, but will test in warmups, per Rapoport.
- Buffalo Bills linebacker Matt Milano (oblique) is inactive versus the Jets, as previously reported by Rapoport and NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo. Rookie Terrel Bernard is slated to start in Milano's place, they added. CB Tre'Davious White (ACL) is also inactive.
- Detroit Lions running back D'Andre Swift (shoulder/ankle) is active for Sunday versus the Packers. Rapoport added that Swift would be used sparingly, as the Lions want to be careful with his playing time.
- Green Bay Packers wide receiver Christian Watson (concussion) will play versus the Lions despite being questionable, per Rapoport. Watson has been declared active for the game.
- Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller (hamstring) is officially inactive versus the Jaguars. Waller worked out before Sunday's game to determine his availability for Sunday, per Rapoport. The Raiders want to avoid Waller aggravating the injury by coming back too soon, Rapoport added.
- Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Terron Armstead (toe/Achilles) and defensive end Jaelan Phillips (quad) are likely to play versus the Bears as long as warmups go well, Rapoport reported. Both Armstead and Phillips are officially active for the game.
- New England Patriots defensive back Jack Jones (illness) is active versus the Colts, but running back Damien Harris (illness) is inactive.
- Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (ankle) is doing everything he can to play Sunday versus the Chiefs, according to Rapoport, per a source. Rapoport also said that while Tannehill might take his decision up to game-time, there's a real change it'll end up being Malik Willis starting for the second week instead.