Week 13: Injury updates/inactives around the NFL

John Clayton provides the latest news on key injuries going into Week 13.

Updated: November 30, 2003, 3:22 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Here's a rundown of some late-breaking news before today's games.

Eagles at Panthers: Cornerback Bobby Taylor and safety Brian Dawkins are starting for Philadelphia. Running back DeShaun Foster is inactive for Carolina.

Bengals at Steelers: Cornerback Jeff Burris is inactive for Cincinnati. Tight end Jerame Tuman starts for Jay Riemersma for Pittsburgh. Jeff Hartings starts at center.

Pats at Colts: Rookie wide receiver Bethel Johnson will start again in place of deactivated Troy Brown for New England. Running back Kevin Faulk starts for Antowain Smith, who has been deactivated. Offensive tackle Tarik Glenn and safety Idrees Bashir are out for Indianapolis.

Bills at Giants: Running back Sammy Morris is inactive, and Ross Tucker replaces guard Mike Pucillo for Buffalo. Tight end Jeremy Shockey is inactive for New York. Offensive tackle Luke Petitgout is replaced by Jeff Roehl. Johnnie Harris starts for Ryan Clark at safety.

Vikings at Rams: Linebacker Chris Claiborne is inactive, Henri Crockett moves to his spot and Nick Rogers starts in his spot for Minnesota. Nate Burleson starts again for D'Wayne Bates. Defensive tackle Damione Lewis and defensive end Leonard Little are expected to start for St. Louis.

49ers at Ravens: Cornerback Mike Rumph is out so Jason Webster starts in his place for San Francisco. Linebacker Jeff Ulbrich is out. Defensive end Anthony Weaver is out for Baltimore.

Falcons at Texans: Michael Vick will suit up as the backup quarterback for Atlanta. Keion Carpenter starts at safety for Bryan Scott. David Carr is the backup quarterback for Houston.

Cardinals at Bears: Coby Rhinehart starts for Renaldo Hill at cornerback for Arizona. Running back Anthony Thomas is inactive for Chicago. Kordell Stewart starts for Chris Chandler. Bobby Gray starts for Mike Green at safety.

Saints at Redskins: Cornerback Dale Carter, wide receiver Donte' Stallworth and return specialist Michael Lewis are inactive for New Orleans. Patrick Ramsey is the third quarterback and offensive tackle Chris Samuels is inactive for Washington.

Broncos at Raiders: Nothing big for Denver or Oakland.

Chiefs at Chargers: Linebacker Mike Maslowski is out for Kansas City. Defensive end Raylee Johnson has been placed on injured reserve and tight end Stephen Alexander is inactive for San Diego.

Browns at Seahawks: Linebackers Brant Boyer and Ben Taylor are inactive for Cleveland. Linebacker Randall Godfrey is inactive for Seattle.

John Clayton is a senior NFL writer for ESPN.com.

John Clayton

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