Week 5: Injury updates/inactives around the NFL
John Clayton provides the latest news on key injuries going into Week 5.
Here's a rundown of some late-breaking news before today's games.
Vikings at Texans: Linebackers Chris Claiborne and E.J. Henderson are out for Minnesota. Dontarrious Thomas is playing the middle. Nat Dorsey starts at right tackle. Houston is down two safeties, Eric Brown and Glenn Earl. Domanick Davis is expected to start at running back.
Raiders at Colts: No big surprises for the Raiders. Colts cornerback Donald Strickland has been placed on injured reserve. Jason David plays opposite of cornerback Nick Harper. Kicker Mike Vanderjagt and tight end Marcus Pollard are out.
Giants at Cowboys: Nothing major for the Giants and Cowboys.
Dolphins at Patriots: No surprises for the Dolphins. Wide receivers Troy Brown, Bethel Johnson and Deion Branch are out for the Patriots. David Patten and David Givens start at receiver. Cornerback Tyrone Poole is out.
Bills at Jets: No surprises in Buffalo. New York's third cornerback, Derrick Strait, is inactive.
Jaguars at Chargers: The Jags are down two tight ends: George Wrighster and Kyle Brady. Bobby McCray starts for Lionel Barnes. Defensive ends DeQuincy Scott and Adrian Dingle are out. Jacques Cesaire and Igor Olshansky. Kassim Osgood starts at wide receiver for Eric Parker.
John Clayton is a senior NFL writer for ESPN.com.
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