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Injury roundup: Bucs' Leonard Fournette expected to play vs. Packers 

There's some more good news for Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Bucs expect running back Leonard Fournette -- listed as questionable with an ankle injury -- to suit up and play against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, provided he feels good pregame, a source tells NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.

Fournette has missed the past two games and the team is eager to get him going.

So far this season, the LSU product has 24 carries for 123 yards and two touchdowns. He also has seven receptions for 34 yards.

Brady and the Bucs (3-2) take on the undefeated Packers (4-0) at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa at 4:25 p.m. ET.

Other injury news we are keeping an eye on ahead of Sunday's Week 6 games:

  • Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield -- listed as questionable (chest) -- will start against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Wide receivers Odell Beckham (illness) and Jarvis Landry (hip/ribs) are also good to go, according to Pelissero.
  • Barring a setback, Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock -- listed as questionable (right shoulder) -- will make his return and start against the New England Patriots, per Pelissero. This was expected. Lock wouldn't have been ready if this game had happened as scheduled last week. Now, he's ready to roll.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver D.J. Chark -- listed as questionable (ankle) -- will be active against the Detroit Lions, Pelissero reports. Tight end Tyler Eifert (neck) is active while pass rusher Josh Allen (knee) and defensive tackle Abry Jones (ankle/hamstring) have been declared inactive.
  • Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson had bloodwork and an MRI done after experiencing side pain that caused him to miss Thursday's practice, Pelissero reports. Tests results came back negative for Peterson and he will be active today vs. the Jaguars. Center Frank Ragnow -- questionable with a groin injury -- is also officially active.
  • New York Jets wide receiver Breshad Perriman -- listed as questionable (ankle) -- is expected to play against the Miami Dolphins, according to Pelissero. Defensive lineman Quinnen Williams (hamstring) will play, too. Quarterback Sam Darnold (right shoulder) and left tackle Mekhi Becton (shoulder) are out. Veteran QB Joe Flacco starts again.
  • Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins, who returned to practice Friday after battling a gastrointestinal illness, will be inactive again today, per Pelissero. Kyle Allen (left shoulder) practiced all week and gets the start against the New York Giants. Alex Smith backs him up.
  • New York Giants wideout Darius Slayton (foot) and defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence are both active vs. Washington.
  • New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (knee) and tackle Isaiah Wynn (calf) are officially active after being listed as questionable.
  • Both of the Miami Dolphins' starting outside linebackers are officially listed as questionable, but Shaq Lawson (shoulder) has a much better chance of playing today against the New York Jets than Kyle Van Noy (groin), who is considered unlikely to go, according to Pelissero.
  • Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Darius Slay (concussion), listed as questionable, is expected to play against the Ravens, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported.
  • Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook's groin injury, which will keep out of Sunday's game against the Falcons, is not major, Pelissero reported. A source told Pelissero that there is a "99.999% chance" that Cook will be able to play in Minnesota's next game against the Packers on Nov. 1. Cornerback Holton Hill -- listed as doubtful with a foot injury -- is officially inactive.
  • Atlanta Falcons interim head coach Raheem Morris tells Pelissero that he will be splitting the defensive play-calling duties with Jeff Ulbrich. similar to how they did it at the end of last season, when Atlanta finished 6-2. Morris also spent time in offensive meetings this week.
  • Denver Broncos defensive tackle Mike Purcell (knee) is active vs. New England after being listed as questionable. As expected, tight end Noah Fant (ankle) and Melvin Gordon are out.
  • Chicago Bears guard Alex Bars (shoulder) is officially active vs. the Panthers after being listed as questionable.
  • Carolina Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel (knee) and cornerback Eli Apple (hamstring) are officially inactive vs. the Bears. Both were listed as questionable.
  • Baltimore Ravens defensive end Derek Wolfe (neck/concussion) is officially inactive vs. the Eagles after being listed as doubtful.
  • Houston Texans tight end Jordan Akins (ankle/concussion) is officially inactive today after being listed as questionable.
  • Tennessee Titans defensive lineman DaQuan Jones, who was their only questionable player, is active vs, the Texans.
  • Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard, listed as doubtful, will be inactive again with his groin injury, but tackle Anthony Castonzo (rib) will make his return vs. the Bengals after being listed as questionable.
  • Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Mackensie Alexander (hamstring), who was listed as questionable, has been declared active vs. the Colts.

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