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Injury roundup: Julio Jones (turf toe) sits out practice

Julio Jones still isn't practicing.

The Falcons' star wideout took part in Thursday's walkthrough but didn't participate in team drills as he deals with a turf toe injury.

Coach Dan Quinn is hopeful Jones will practice in a limited capacity on Friday. "We're taking it step by step with Julio today and we're definitely hopeful for him," Quinn said.

Jones suffered the injury in the waning minutes of Sunday's loss to the Chiefs. Jones wasn't on the field for Atlanta's final drive as they ultimately fell 29-28 and into a first-place tie in the NFC South with the surging Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Left tackle Jake Matthews (knee) also went through the walkthrough but isn't practicing. Wideout Mohamed Sanu (groin) isn't practicing either.

The Falcons face the struggling Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.

Here are some other injuries we are tracking on Thursday:

  1. Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian (foot) practiced and was limited. Linebacker Brandon Marshall (hamstring) didn't practice.
  1. Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson ruptured his Achilles tendon in the second quarter of the Chiefs' 21-13 victory, coach Andy Reid said. Defensive end Rakeem Nunez-Roches also left the game early because of back spasms.
  1. Raiders wideout Michael Crabtree told reporters after Thursday's 21-13 loss to the Chiefs that he will need to get an X-ray on his left ring finger after injuring it again during the contest.
  1. Bills wideout Sammy Watkins returned to practice after missing Wednesday's session. Fellow receiver Robert Woods (knee) hopes to play Sunday, according to coach Rex Ryan, who added that Woods has had two good days of practice.
  1. Browns quarterback Robert Griffin IIIwill start for the first time since suffering a shoulder injury in Week 1. Griffin was placed on injured reserve but returned to practice last month and was cleared for contact during the bye.
  1. Nick Mangold (ankle) was placed on injured reserve, the team announced. Running back Khiry Robinson (leg) is out against the 49ers, coach Todd Bowles said. Bowles added that surgery is an option for Mangold.
  1. Panthers defensive ends Mario Addison (foot) and Charles Johnson (hamstring), linebacker David Mayo (concussion) and offensive tackle Daryl Williams (ankle) didn't practice.

Luke Kuechly and Kurt Coleman remained limited participants in practice and are still in the concussion protocol.

  1. Redskins tight end Jordan Reed (shoulder) was limited in practice. Coach Jay Gruden said Reed "looked good."
  1. Cowboys cornerback Mo Claiborne(groin) will not have an MRI and plans to return this season, NFL Network's Jane Slater reported. Claiborne is still day-to-day.
  1. Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (elbow, wrist) remains day-to-day, coach Bill O'Brien said.
  1. Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is doing well following two knee surgeries, Rapoport reported. Charles is still hopeful he will return for the playoffs if Kansas City makes them.
  1. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (knee) was taken off the injury report.
  1. Buccaneers wideout Adam Humphries (concussion) was limited in practice. Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (foot), offensive tackle Demar Dotson (concussion), safety Chris Conte (chest) and tight end Luke Stocker (ankle) didn't practice.
  1. Saints running back Mark Ingram (toe, knee), wideout Michael Thomas (foot) and offensive tackle Terron Armstead (knee, quad) didn't practice.
  1. Dolphins wideout DeVante Parker (back) was limited in practice. Offensive tackle Branden Albert (wrist) was upgraded to a full participant after being limited Wednesday. Linebacker Kiko Alonso (hand, hamstring) and center Mike Pouncey (hip) didn't practice.
  1. Rams quarterback Jared Goff returned to practice Thursday after missing yesterday due to an illness.
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