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Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Mularkey said they would call up practice squad RB Khalfani Muhammad if DeMarco Murray can't play Sunday.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bengals defense pressures QBs at a league-leading rate of 34 percent this season, according to ESPN Stats and Info. Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has been pressured in just 15.2 percent of his dropbacks, which could change on Sunday.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

For the Broncos tackle Menelik Watson (calf) not on field for practice. The most likely move, if Watson can't play Sunday against the Chargers, would be for the Broncos to play Donald Stephenson at right tackle. The Broncos are still at 52 players on the roster, so have an open spot.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens wide receiver Mike Wallace expects to play Sunday at Minnesota after missing practice Thursday. "My back is a little sore," Wallace said. "It's like a bone bruise. It should be fine for Sunday." Wallace took a helmet to the back in last Sunday's loss to Chicago. One of the most durable receivers in the league, he's missed one game in his nine seasons.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Luke Kuechly is progressing through the concussion protocol. When asked if Kuechly was unlikely to play Sunday at Chicago, Rivera said, "We'll see.''

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he just found out Cam Newton wasn't speaking to reporters. He did not have a reason for why.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans RB DeMarco Murray (hammy) did not practice for the second consecutive day. Titans HC Mike Mularkey said his status is similar to Week 3 leading up to the Seattle game where Murray missed a couple practices but ended up playing. Friday, we'll have a better idea of if he can go Sunday at CLE.

Michael DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette says his right ankle feels good and he believes he can play on Sunday against Indianapolis but "it's up to my coaches if they're going to let me play or not." Fournette said he did some running today for the first time since Sunday. He wasn't wearing any kind of wrap or support on his ankle in the locker room.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Kelvin Benjamin's knee swelled up from a shot he took "the other day."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers injury report: Luke Kuechly listed as did not participate with a concussion, not referred to as concussion protocol as it was yesterday. Kelvin Benjamin did not practice for the second straight day with a knee injury.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyler Boyd, Adam Jones and Ryan Hewitt did not practice today. John Ross and Derron Smith were limited again. Clayton Fejedelem, Andy Dalton and Dre Kirkpatrick were full participants.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

For Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas back in practice Thursday. Coach Vance Joseph has said he expects Thomas to play Sunday against the Chargers.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick hooks up with DeSean Jackson on a curl route during practice. I told Jameis Winston what Fitzpatrick said after the game, how he was disappointed because he couldn't get the win for him. Winston's response? "I'm surprised to hear him say that he felt like he disappointed me. He didn't. He played his balls off."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has declined to talk to the media today and hasn't talked to reporters this week. No reason was given.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis said Luke Kuechly is "in a good place right now as far as being in the concussion protocol. As for whether Kuechly will be cleared and play on Sunday Davis deferred to the tram trainer.

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Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills coach Sean McDermott said Thursday that WR Jordan Matthews has not been able to participate in full-team drills this week as much as the team would have liked. McDermott added, "we'll have to see what [Friday] looks like" for Matthews before determining his status for Sunday's game vs. Tampa.

Brady Henderson ESPN 

Also from ESPN Stats & Information: the Seahawks' defense has allowed a touchdown on only 23 percent of opponents' drives that reached the red zone this season, the best rate in the NFL. Buffalo is next at 33 percent. Seattle is allowing 1.5 points per drive, fifth-best in the league.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Griff Sumner, 7, meets his hero, Todd Gurley. Griff became infatuated with Gurley at Georgia and never thought he would see him in person -- until the Rams played the Jaguars, then stayed in Jacksonville.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets WR Robby Anderson (ankle) also practiced fully today. He, too, will play on Sunday.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets RB Bilal Powell practiced fully today and will play Sunday, per Todd Bowles.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Jones said the Falcons are not worried about external factors and outside expectations as the team tries to get back on track against the Patriots.

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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams RB Todd Gurley met his biggest fan, Griff Sumner, 7, before today's practice. You probably know him from social media. (I mistakenly said he was 11 at first.)

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets OC John Morton offered no apologies for last week's pass-happy play calling. He said his goal every week is to be balanced, but his philosophy is "whatever it takes to win." Morton called passes on 54 of 75 plays. He said he's not concerned about Josh McCown's health. He said McCown is in the best shape of his career.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers strong safety Mike Adams (right) interviews free safety Kurt Coleman. The one question Adams wouldn't ask is whether Coleman (knee) will return this week. Coleman is trending towards a return,whether it's Sunday at Chicago or the next week at Tampa Bay.

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Brady Henderson ESPN 

Three interrelated and telling numbers about the Seahawks' passing game this season, via ESPN Stats & Information: Russell Wilson has been sacked or put under duress on 32 percent of his dropbacks (fifth-highest in the NFL); he's held the ball for an average of 2.8 seconds before throwing (third-longest); and he's attempted 36 passes from outside the pocket (tied for the most).