NFL Injury Report: Harrison out, Boldin bruised

Most teams returned to practice Wednesday, and as usual, there's plenty of news to digest:

Marvin Harrison (hamstring) has officially been ruled out for Thursday's game at Jacksonville, which makes Anthony Gonzalez a starter and a credible reach play. Dallas Clark (hip) is listed as questionable but it would be a stunner if he doesn't play. Joseph Addai (shoulder) is also questionable and is a far riskier start; I wouldn't play him unless I felt forced into it.

Anquan Boldin (shoulder) didn't practice and keep in mind he's coming off three sub-par games in a row (starting with the messy Thursday night affair in Philadelphia). It's hard to imagine this keeping him off the field but we'll see what happens the next two days.

Frank Gore (ankle) was off the field Wednesday as expected and remains very questionable. DeShaun Foster, surprisingly decent last week at Miami, remains the fallback.

Brandon Jacobs (knee) did some work Wednesday and context clues point to him starting Sunday against Carolina, a game that's all of a sudden very important to the Giants. His understudy, Derrick Ward, is dealing with a sore ankle.

The Panthers aren't too worried about DeAngelo Williams, because he's not on the injury report (he took some heavy hits in the Denver game, but apparently did not suffer a concussion).

Jeff Garcia (calf) got some work Wednesday, though it could come down to a game-time decision Sunday against the Chargers. We'll see what we learn on him the next two days.

Adrian Peterson (ankle) missed some reps but it doesn't look like anything that will keep him off the field Sunday against the Falcons. Keep an eye out on this, but there's no need to panic yet.

As you probably know by now, Reggie Bush (knee) is out for the year, and the Pierre Thomas bandwagon has no seating left. Enjoy the stat grab at Detroit.

Santana Moss (post concussion) had a full day and Jason Campbell (elbow) isn't on the injury report, so you can at least play Moss without worry Sunday against the Eagles.

Brian Westbrook (knee) was at practice and unless he hits a setback, he'll be involved plenty against Washington.

Kevin Smith (ankle) skipped some reps as per usual, but he's on target to play against the Saints and isn't a bad flex option (or No. 2 back in deeper groups).

Trent Edwards (groin) took some of the reps Wednesday and it looks like he'll be the guy starting at Denver. Given how dreadful J.P. Losman looked the past two weeks, this is good news for the entire Buffalo offense. Losman has been demoted to the No. 3 position, in fact; Gibran Hamdan is the new backup.

Domenik Hixon (foot) sat out Wednesday and is questionable for another week. Keep in mind his status for the Dallas game wasn't resolved until Sunday night.

Matt Hasselbeck (back) isn't practicing and the Seahawks are prepared to roll with Seneca Wallace for another week. Koren Robinson (knee) rested on Wednesday.

Tony Romo (back) missed a few reps but he'll play against Baltimore. Marion Barber (toe) missed the session, as expected, and it's hard to like his chances of doing a lot against the Ravens on game day.

Derrick Mason (shoulder) took it easy, as he's done for several weeks, but the Ravens need him on the field against Dallas Sunday, and that's where he'll be. Ray Rice (calf) took some reps Wednesday but looks far too risky to start, even as a flex play.

T.J. Houshmandzadeh (hand) had the day off, normal for him in the middle of the week. He's on schedule to start against Cleveland.

Marshawn Lynch (shoulder) got a day off but he's still likely to play against the Broncos and their Jurassic linebackers.

Brandon Marshall (hip) was able to practice and the Broncos still haven't clinched anything, so look for him to play against Buffalo.

Ashley Lelie (calf) and Ronald Curry (toe) both sat out Wednesday but Zach Miller (shoulder) was able to get some work in. Miller has been the only decent receiving threat in Oakland most of the year.

Laveranues Coles (thigh) had a limited Wednesday, his usual M.O. Barring a late-week setback, he'll play at Seattle.

Vincent Jackson (post concussion) practiced and should be a go at Tampa Bay, albeit it's a tricky matchup (the Bucs defense plays much better at home).

Joshua Cribbs (back) took it easy Wednesday but probably will go against the Bengals. The Browns probably won't have Kellen Winslow (ankle) on Sunday, however.

Roy Williams (foot) missed some reps but is on schedule to play, and be ignored, Sunday against Baltimore.

J.J. Arrington (knee) didn't practice, a shame because he otherwise is a great sleeper play against a New England linebacking corps that struggles in coverage. We'll see where this goes the next two days.

Josh Brown (groin) isn't 100 percent and why would you want to ride shotgun with the Rams offense, anyway?

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