Injury roundup: Jets' Bowles doubts Revis will play

There is now a very real chance Darrelle Revis won't be on the field when the Jets meet Odell Beckham and the Giants on Sunday.

Revis did not practice on Thursday, still feeling the effects of a concussion suffered in Week 11's loss to the Texans. Jets coach Todd Bowles told the media after practice that he doesn't think Revis will be good to go.

"I don't think (Revis will play)" Bowles said. "He didn't do anything today, so it's more than likely he won't play."

Revis hasn't practiced since suffering the head injury on a tackle attempt, and has not attended team meetings this week.

It's not a great situation for the Jets, who hoped Revis could neutralize Beckham in what was to be one of the most hyped one-on-one showdowns of the season. To make matters worse, Marcus Williams -- Revis' backup -- missed his second practice this week with an MCL sprain suffered Sunday.

If Revis and Williams are both out, Antonio Cromartie could be tasked with covering Beckham. This has the potential to be a considerable mismatch. Slot corner Buster Skrine could also draw the assignment, though it is fair to assume Beckham will see plenty of double coverage in a pivotal game for both New York teams.

In other injury news:

  1. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (concussion) practiced fully for the second consecutive day.
  1. Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert missed practice again on Thursday, per the team website. Eifert is questionable "at best" for Sunday's showdown with the Browns after suffering a neck stinger last weekend. Linebacker Vontaze Burfict was limited with a knee injury, while cornerback Adam Jones (foot) did not practice.
  1. Eagles coach Chip Kelly said running back Ryan Mathews is still in the concussion protocol and did not practice. Kelly also said quarterback Sam Bradford (shoulder) has done a nice job at practice the last two days but Thursday would be another big test for him.
  1. Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and kicker Matt Prater are both expected to play on Thursday night against the Packers in Detroit, according to NFL Media's Albert Breer. Prater had a cold, which prompted Detroit to try out kickers, but he should be healthy enough to play Thursday.

Lions linebacker Josh Bynes briefly exited Thursday's game against the Packers to be evaluated for a concussion, but later returned.

  1. Dolphins center Mike Pouncey (foot) and left tackle Branden Albert practiced on Thursday. WR Rishard Matthews (ribs, chest) was out for the second day in a row.
  1. With Rams quarterback Case Keenum still in concussion protocol, Jeff Fisher announced Nick Foles will start for the Rams on Sunday against the Cardinals. Keenum can potentially be the second-string QB if he passes protocol. He was limited in practice Thursday.
  1. Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne practiced for the first time since injuring his hamstring on Nov. 15.
  1. Giants safety Brandon Meriweather (knee) did not practice for the second straight day. Linebacker Devon Kennard (hamstring, foot) and fullback Nikita Whitlock also did not practice.
  1. Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson was held out of practice but said Thursday that he feels good, that his knee feels strong and is confident that he will be fine for Sunday's game, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
  1. Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (shoulder) was limited in practice for the second straight day. Bills offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson (illness), running back Karlos Williams (shoulder), guard John Miller (ankle) and linebacker Nigel Bradham (ankle) did not practice. Williams was spotted in the locker room with a sling, Joe Buscaglia of WKBW noted.
  1. Bears wide receiver Eddie Royal (knee) and safety Antrel Rolle (knee) missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday.
  1. Broncos guard Louis Vasquez (groin) returned to practice in a limited capacity while safety T.J. Ward (ankle), tight end Owen Daniels (knee) and nose tackle Sylvester Williams (ankle) remained sidelined. Peyton Manning remained out of practice, in a walking boot, which is scheduled to be removed on Friday, according to the team's website.
  1. Chargers guard D.J. Fluker (concussion) did not practice while LT King Dunlap (ankle) stretched with the team but did not participate in individual drills, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
  1. Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (concussion) was a full participant in practice Thursday.
  1. Cardinals running back Andre Ellington (toe) and cornerback Jerraud Powers (calf) did not practice. Receivers Larry Fitzgerald (ankle), Michael Floyd (hamstring) and John Brown (hamstring) each were limited.
  1. Packers tackle Bryan Bulaga (ankle), guard T.J. Lang (knee) and cornerback Damarious Randall (knee) are all inactive for Thursday night's game against the Detroit Lions. Lane Taylor started at right guard; Don Barclay at right tackle.

Packers center Corey Linsley suffered an ankle injury during the second quarter against the Lions and did not return.

  1. Lions wideout Calvin Johnson (ankle), Glover Quin (ankle) and Matt Prater (illness) will play Thursday night. They were listed as questionable on Wednesday's injury report.
  1. Seahawks fullback Will Tukuafu (concussion) was limited in practice Thursday. He did not practice Wednesday. Wide receiver Paul Richardson (hamstring) did not participate in practice on Wednesday and Thursday.
  1. Niners tight end Garrett Celek (ankle) and running back Carlos Hyde (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday and Thursday.
  1. Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr (hand/groin) did not practice Thursday after being limited Wednesday.
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