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Friday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 5

Lamar Jackson's two-day absence is over, and it seems as if all is right again for the Ravens quarterback.

Jackson participated in Baltimore's Friday practice and didn't display any limitations, per The Athletic's Jeff Zrebiec, including going without a knee brace after he was listed on the injury report with a knee issue.

The Ravens added an illness to the details of Jackson's appearance on the injury report Thursday, which became the first time that he's missed consecutive days of practice in his young career, raising understandable concern.

Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Friday that Jackson is "100 percent" and will play Sunday vs. the Bengals, though the QB is officially listed as questionable.

Outside of Jackson, the Ravens have a laundry list of questionable designations for Sunday, including tackle Ronnie Stanley (shoulder/hip), wide receiver Marquise Brown (knee), tight end Mark Andrews (thigh), defensive end Derek Wolfe (elbow), defensive tackle Justin Madubuike (knee) and cornerbacks Marcus Peters (thigh) and Jimmy Smith (knee).

Here are other injury and roster news we're tracking on Friday:

  • San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan revealed Friday that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (ankle) will start Sunday vs. the Dolphins. Garoppolo missed two games because the injury. Cornerback Emmanuel Moseley (concussion) has been ruled out while running back Raheem Mostert (knee), receiver Deebo Samuel (illness) and CB Ahkello Witherspoon (hamstring) are all questionable. Defensive end Ezekiel Ezekiel Ansah (biceps) and CB K'Waun Williams (knee, hip) have been placed on IR.
  • The Los Angeles Chargers placed running back Austin Ekeler (hamstring) on injured reserve and promoted receiver Tyron Johnson to the active roster. The team also signed running back Kalen Ballage to the practice squad.
  • Indianapolis Colts left tackle Anthony Castonzo (ribs) and linebacker Darius Leonard have been ruled out vs. the Browns. Le'Raven Clark will start in Castanzo's place.
  • New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (right shoulder) has officially been ruled out against the Cardinals. Offensive lineman Mekhi Becton (shoulder) and receiver Breshad Perriman (ankle) are considered doubtful.
  • Chicago Bears left guard James Daniels suffered a torn pectoral in Thursday night's win over the Bucs, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Friday, per source. An MRI confirmed the the full extent of his injury. The team also signed veteran kicker Kai Forbath to the practice squad and placed linebacker Devante Bond on practice squad IR. Forbath last played in 2019 for the Cowboys (three games) and Patriots (one game).
  • Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins is set to make his season debut this Sunday vs. the Ravens, coach Zac Taylor confirmed. Atkins missed the first four games due to a shoulder injury suffered just ahead of Week 1. Running back Joe Mixon (shin) has been declared questionable.
  • Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa (triceps/knee) and receiver Mike Williams (hamstring) practiced in a limited capacity after missing Thursday's session.
  • Washington Football Team defensive end Chase Young (groin) is questionable for Sunday. Receiver Steven Sims (toe) has been placed on IR.
  • The Buffalo Bills canceled Friday's practice once it was learned their Week 5 game was rescheduled for Tuesday. The team released an estimated injury report for Friday which includes linebacker Matt Milano (pectoral), cornerback Tre'Davious White (back), guard Brian Winters (knee), and wide receiver Andre Roberts (ankle) designated with a DNP. Running back Zack Moss (toe), guard Cody Ford (groin), WR John Brown (calf), and quarterback Jake Fromm (non injury) were designated as limited while Bills starting QB Josh Allen (left shoulder) and WR Cole Beasley (foot) were designated as full participants.
  • Carolina Panthers left tackle Russell Okung (groin) will play this Sunday vs. the Falcons after missing the last two games. Cornerback Eli Apple (hamstring) has been declared out. With Reggie Bonnafon landing on the injured reserve this week, coach Matt Rhule says running back Marcus Cannon will serve as the backup to Mike Davis.
  • Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks (foot), who missed the last two days of practice, participated on Friday and was taken off the team's injury report for their Sunday night game vs. the Seahawks. The team also released defensive tackle Albert Huggins from the practice squad.
  • Arizona Cardinals linebacker Devon Kennard (calf) will not play Sunday. Safety Chris Banjo (hamstring) is questionable.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians revealed Vita Vea suffered a broken leg in Thursday night's loss to the Bears and the defensive tackle will miss the rest of the season.
  • Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith (neck) has been ruled out the rest of the season, coach Mike McCarthy revealed Friday.
  • Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku (knee) will be activated and available for Sunday's game vs. the Colts, coach Kevin Stefanski confirmed. Njoku landed on IR after suffering a knee injury in Week 1.
  • Washington Football Team rookie pass rusher Chase Young (groin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Rams after missing last week.
  • Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (hamstring) is officially questionable for Sunday vs. the Panthers.
  • Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (hamstring), wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (illness, foot) and cornerback Avonte Maddox (ankle) have been ruled out for Sunday against the Steelers.
  • Las Vegas Raiders receiver Henry Ruggs III (knee/hamstring), offensive tackle Trent Brown (calf) and defensive tackle Maliek Collins (shoulder/illness) are all questionable. Rookie WR Bryan Edwards (foot/ankle) has been ruled out.
  • Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams (groin) will not play Sunday while cornerback Quinton Dunbar (knee), running back Carlos Hyde (shoulder) and guard Mike Iupati (knee/back) are considered questionable.
  • Houston Texans tight end Jordan Akins (ankle/concussion) and linebacker Benardrick McKinney (shoulder) are questionable vs. Jaguars.

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