NFL roundup: Latest league news from Friday, Oct. 22

The Washington Football Team's scrimmage-yard leader continues to battle through injury.

Antonio Gibson (shin) will be questionable for Sunday's road tilt versus the Green Bay Packers. The WFT running back has now been deemed questionable with the shin injury for the fourth straight week.

Gibson underwent an MRI on his lower leg this week and was a limited participant in Thursday's practice. Gibson's 476 scrimmage yards (357 rushing, 119 receiving) and four total touchdowns lead the team despite playing through the nagging injury since Week 3.

Also ruled questionable for WFT in Week 7 are cornerback William Jackson (knee) and defensive end Shaka Toney (illness). Tackle Samuel Cosmi (ankle), guard Brandon Scherff (knee) and wideouts Curtis Samuel (groin) and Cam Sims (hamstring) have been ruled out.

Injuries/COVID-19

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown (ankle) won't play Sunday versus the Bears, coach Bruce Arians told reporters Friday. Tight end Rob Gronkowski (ribs), cornerback Richard Sherman (hamstring) and linebacker Lavonte David (ankle) remain out for Week 7, per Arians.
  • Philadelphia Eagles tackle Lane Johnson will start Sunday versus the Raiders, coach Nick Sirianni announced. Johnson returns to the lineup following a three-game absence due to personal reasons. Sirianni also announced tight end Dallas Goedert, who was activated from the reserve/COVID list, will also play.
  • New York Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley (hamstring) will be a game-time decision for Sunday versus the Patriots, per coach Robert Saleh. The team officially listed Mosley as doubtful. Tight end Tyler Kroft will not play; running back Tevin Coleman is listed as questionable.
  • Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (quad) and offensive lineman Joe Thuney (hand) returned to practice on Friday. Coach Andy Reid expects Hill to play against the Titans.
  • New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley (ankle), wide receiver Kenny Golladay (knee) and WR Kadarius Toney (ankle) are officially out versus Carolina while tight end Evan Engram (calf) and WRs Darius Slayton (hamstring), John Ross (hamstring) and Sterling Shepard (hamstring) are questionable.
  • The San Francisco 49ers listed left tackle Trent Williams (ankle/elbow) as doubtful, and quarterback Trey Lance (knee) and defensive lineman Javon Kinlaw (knee) as out.
  • The Tennessee Titans have activated punter Brett Kern from the reserve/COVID list. Wide receiver Julio Jones (hamstring) told reporters he "feels great" on Friday. Jones, who was knocked out of last Monday night's game because of the hamstring injury, was limited at Thursday's practice. Jones, running back Jeremy McNichols (ankle) and linebacker Bud Dupree (knee) are all questionable for Sunday. Wideout A.J. Brown (food poisoning) said he will be "fine" for Sunday versus Kansas City. Tackle Taylor Lewan (concussion) and WR Chester Rogers (groin) has been ruled out.
  • Detroit Lions tackle Taylor Decker (finger) had a setback this week and won't play Sunday, coach Dan Campbell told reporters. "I know he wants to play, man," Campbell said. "I talked to him yesterday and he's dying to play, but we have to get through it and let this thing get to feeling right." Decker has yet to play in 2021 after suffering his finger injury just days ahead of Week 1. Running back D'Andre Swift (groin) and tight end T.J. Hockenson (knee) were listed as questionable.
  • Los Angeles Rams running back Sony Michel (shoulder) will be limited in Friday's practice, but coach Sean McVay expects him to play versus the Lions. Michel is officially listed as questionable.
  • Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Parris Campbell underwent surgery on his injured foot, potentially ending his season, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport noted. Campbell sustained the injury in Week 6 and Colts coach Frank Reich said he expected the third-year WR to "miss some time." Reich also said he's optimistic guard Quenton Nelson (ankle) can play. Receiver T.Y. Hilton (quad) is questionable for Sunday while cornerback Rock Ya-Sin (ankle) and safety Julian Blackmon (Achilles) were listed among the players who will not play.
  • Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson (foot) is out for Sunday's game, while offensive lineman Cam Erving (neck/illness) and wideout Alex Erickson (concussion) are questionable. Fullback Giovanni Ricci and WR Terrance Marshall are also out with concussions. Head coach Matt Rhule said a determination on whether cornerback Stephon Gilmore makes his Panthers debut Sunday will come after practice Saturday.
  • Atlanta Falcons pass rusher Dante Fowler (knee) has been ruled out versus Miami. The team later placed Fowler on injured reserve.
  • Chicago Bears tight end Jimmy Graham is being placed on the reserve/COVID list, the team announced. Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson (ankle), defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (groin) and Khalil Mack (foot) are officially questionable versus Tampa Bay. Safety Tashaun Gipson (hip) has been ruled out.
  • Green Bay Packers linebacker Preston Smith (oblique) is officially questionable for Sunday versus Washington. Smith has yet to miss a game in his seven-year career. Center Josh Myers (knee) has been ruled out.
  • Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham is expected to play through a shoulder injury sustained midway through the team's win over the Broncos, according to coach Kevin Stefanski. Beckham didn't leave Thursday night's game after hurting his shoulder and has a few extra days to get ready for Week 8. Stefanski said he's hopeful running back Nick Chubb (calf) and tackle Jack Conklin (knee) will re-enter the lineup for the Browns' next game against the Steelers.
  • The Seattle Seahawks designated running back Rashaad Penny for return from injured reserve, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, via the wire. Penny is back on the field for the first time since injuring his calf in the season opener. Receiver DK Metcalf, who practiced in full Thursday, was listed as a DNP as he continues to deal with a foot injury. Veteran RB Alex Collins (groin) was listed as a DNP for a second consecutive day.
  • Baltimore Ravens running back Latavius Murray (ankle) and wide receiver Sammy Watkins (thigh) have been ruled out for Sunday versus the Bengals.
  • The Arizona Cardinals listed linebackers Jordan Hicks (toe/ankle), Devon Kennard (shoulder) and Tanner Vallejo (hand) as questionable for Sunday.
  • Houston Texans center Justin Britt (knee), and receivers Chris Conley (neck) and Nico Collins (foot) were listed as questionable.
  • New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (concussion) and receiver Deonte Brown (hamstring) remained sidelined for a second straight practice.

Roster signings

  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed offensive lineman Coy Cronk to their practice squad.

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