NFL Sunday inactives: Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe expected to play against Cleveland Browns

Anwar S Richardson
Shutdown Corner

Kansas City Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe sustained a slight groin pull this past Thursday, but is expected to play against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Bowe did not participate in practice this past Friday and was listed as questionable heading into Sunday’s game. However, ESPN reporter Ed Werder expects Bowe to play.

In addition, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport believes Bowe will play.

Bowe is currently second on the Chiefs in catches with 25 and third in yards with 295. He has two touchdowns.

Other key NFL injuries:

Broncos: ESPN's Chris Mortensen said Denver quarterback Peyton Manning will play against Washington despite having two sprained ankles. Manning will start on Sunday and rest during Denver's bye next week.

Saints: Tight end Jimmy Graham has a plantar fascia injury, according to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer. Graham is active and will play against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, but his participation might be limited.

Cardinals: As expected, running back Rashard Mendenhall will not play against the Atlanta Falcons due to a toe injury, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Mendenhall did not practice last week and was listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game. Rookie running back Andre Ellington will start.

Bills: Running back C.J. Spiller (ankle) was listed as doubtful and is inactive against New Orleans.

Cowboys: Running back DeMarco Murray missed last week's game because of a knee injury, and although several reports stated he would play against Detroit, he is inactive on Sunday. Joseph Randle will start at running back.

Lions: Running back Reggie Bush previously said he expected to play against Dallas, and it appears he will be ready to go on Sunday.

Seahawks: Receiver Percy Harvin is not expected to play against the St. Louis Rams on Monday Night Football, according to coach Pete Carroll.

“We’re managing his rehabilitation and trying to do it as really right (as they can),” Carroll told The Seattle Times. “We worked him hard and then rested him and then will continue to do that until his conditioning has caught up and he’s ready to go. He won’t be playing in this game, he won’t be able to do that this quick. But like we said, next week we will start it up and over the weekend (go) back day-to-day again and just trying to bring him along. But we are excited about getting this close to his return and we will just have to see when it is right to do that.”

Dolphins: Bryant McKinnie, who was recently acquired by Miami, will start at left tackle against New England, according to Adam Beasley of Tyson Clabo will head to the bench, while Jonathan Martin is expected to play right tackle.

Patriots: Despite a photo of Tom Brady on the team's website with his middle and ring fingers taped together on his throwing hand, the quarterback is expected to play on Sunday. Meanwhile, receiver Danny Amendola (concussion, groin) will play against Miami, while cornerback Aqib Talib will miss another game with a hip injury.

We will update the list of inactives as more news develops on Sunday.

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