"We want him to be able to move well enough to protect himself," Turner said.
"The way I felt Monday morning, I didn't think I'd feel as good as I do right now," Rivers said. "Certainly, it can ease my mind a bit."
Under NFL rules for reporting injuries, someone listed as doubtful has a 25 percent chance of playing that week. Until Friday, teams were required to merely list whether a player practiced or not -- Rivers did not work out Wednesday or Thursday.
Defensive tackle Jamal Williams missed practice for the third consecutive day Friday, and his status for Sunday's AFC title game is questionable. Outside linebacker Shawne Merriman continues to be limited due to an illness, but is listed as probable in Friday's injury report.
"We get ready for all 53 players every week," he said. "We don't have any control over that."
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