IRDDelvin Breaux DB NO (5) 5 hours ago
The Saints officially designated Breaux (leg) to return from injured reserve Friday, nick reports.
Breaux is eligible to practice at this point and was seen taking part in the stretching and conditioning portion of practice Friday. The 27-year-old could potentially return to game action against the Buccaneers in Week 9, but he still has a lot to show in practice before making any declarations on a full return.
QJustin Durant LB DAL (6) 5 hours ago
Durant sustained a groin injury and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the 49ers.
Durant was a late addition to the injury report as he practiced in a limited fashion Friday. The 32-year-old typically serves as a reserve linebacker but the Cowboys linebacking corp is otherwise without injury at this point.
OUTChidobe Awuzie DB DAL (6) 6 hours ago
Awuzie (hamstring) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the 49ers.
Awuzie did not practice this week as he continues to battle the lingering hamstring issue from training camp. His inability to practice at all coming off the team's bye week is particularly concerning, and there is no clear timeline for his return at this point.
QBrock Coyle LB SF (11) 6 hours ago
Coyle has a shoulder injury and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Coyle was limited at practice this week after taking over at middle linebacker once the team cut veteran NaVorro Bowman. The 27-year-old will likely cede snaps to rookie Reuben Foster (ankle), who is also listed as questionable, assuming both are able to play against the Cowboys on Sunday.
QRay-Ray Armstrong LB SF (11) 6 hours ago
Armstrong (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Armstrong was limited in practice this week after playing 61 of 74 defensive snaps in Sunday's loss to the Redskins. The 28-year-old played through the shoulder issue against the Redskins is likely expected to play after participating in practice this week.
QDekoda Watson LB SF (11) 6 hours ago
Watson (groin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Watson was limited in practice this week after after sitting out Sunday's loss to the Redskins' to earn the questionable designation. The 29-year-old is one of four linebackers listed as questionable for the 49ers this week.
OUTAaron Lynch LB SF (11) 6 hours ago
Lynch (calf) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
This isn't overly surprising after it was announced Lynch was considered week-to-week after sustaining the injury in Sunday's loss to the Redskins. The 24-year-old did not practice this week and will likely be re-evaluated before determining his practice status for Week 8.
Vince Williams LB PIT (9) 6 hours ago
Williams (hip) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Bengals.
Williams sustained the injury against the Chiefs on Sunday and didn't practice until putting in a full session on Friday, but he was able to avoid the questionable tag. Head coach Mike Tomlin expressed optimism earlier this week regarding his starting linebacker, and it looks to have been well founded.
DMarcus Gilbert PIT (9) 7 hours ago
Gilbert (hamstring) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Bengals.
Gilbert did not practice this week after aggravating his hamstring injury against the Chiefs on Sunday. Chris Hubbard stepped in at right tackle against Kansas City and will likely fill in again with Gilbert unlikely to play this week.
OUTStephon Tuitt DL PIT (9) 7 hours ago
Tuitt has a back injury and will not play against the Bengals on Sunday.
Tuitt played 47 of 54 defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Chiefs but was unable to practice this week in any capacity. Tyson Alualu should see an increased workload in his absence against the Bengals.