Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson (knee) is active and will play against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Johnson missed Detroit's previous game against the Green Bay Packers due to his knee injury, but was listed as questionable. Detroit's standout receiver tested the knee before the game, and apparently felt good enough to play.
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) October 13, 2013
However, Johnson's participation is Sunday's game is unknown.
Johnson was limited in practice this past Thursday and Friday, but it is unclear if he will play on every down against Cleveland or just in select situations.
Lions will work out Calvin Johnson this AM to see if he can go. They are hopeful he can help on 3rd down and red zone
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 13, 2013
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is listed as questionable because of a hip ailment and non-football injury related issue, but that will not stop him on Sunday.
Lynch is expected to start against the Tennessee Titans, according to NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport. Tennessee’s defense is currently ranked 14th against the run, and Lynch’s presence will be a boost for a team trying to rebound from a loss against the Indianapolis Colts.
Vikings: As expected, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is active against the Carolina Panthers, while newly acquired quarterback Josh Freeman is inactive.
Bengals: Defensive end Michael Johnson (concussion) missed two days of practice this past week, but will join cornerback Leon Hall (hamstring) as active players against the Buffalo Bills.
Prepping for Week 6, #Bengals D receives boost: Starting DE Michael Johnson (concussion) & CB Leon Hall (hamstring) ready to go, per source
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 13, 2013
Buccaneers: Guard Carl Nicks is slated to be inactive because of MRSA, while rookie cornerback Johnthan Banks, who is the third member of the team to develop this serious skin infection, will play against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to Rapoport. In addition, Bucs receiver Mike Williams (hamstring) is inactive.
Bills: Running back C.J. Spiller (ankle) is listed as questionable, but is expected to play against the Bengals. He was limited in practice throughout this past week, however, Buffalo quarterback Thad Lewis will have a strong option during his debut on Sunday. Meanwhile, receiver Stevie Johnson (back) is inactive.
Texans: Receiver Andre Johnson has been battling a chin injury the past few weeks, but he expects to play against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. Johnson was hampered last week against the 49ers in the Texans loss on Sunday Night Football, but is ready to play.
Raiders: Running backs Darren McFadden (hamstring) and Rashard Jennings (hamstring) were listed as questionable, but will play against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
Team source: Raiders RBs Darren McFadden & Rashad Jennings both playing today v. KC.
— StaceyDales (@StaceyDales) October 13, 2013
However, Dales reports Raiders linebacker Kaluka Maiava (hamstring) will be inactive.
Eagles: Quarterback Michael Vick is expected to be in uniform against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but will not play, according to ProFootballTalk.com. Nick Foles will start on Sunday.
Jets: Cornerback Antonio Cromartie (hip/knee) is active and will play against Pittsburgh. Cromartie's presence helps a defense that is without cornerback Dee Milliner (hamstring).
Chiefs: Cornerback Brandon Flowers (knee) is inactive after injuring himself during practice this past Friday. This is good news for Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who recently led his team to a victory against the San Diego Chargers.
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