Week 7: Injury updates/inactives around the NFL

John Clayton provides the latest news on key injuries going into Week 7.

Updated: October 24, 2004, 4:21 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

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

Titans at Vikings: Kevin Carter will start at defensive end and Rien Long at defensive tackle for the Titans. Wide receiver Randy Moss will be announced in the starting lineup for the Vikings. It's unclear how much he'll play, but he will play. Linebacker Chris Claiborne is out.

Eagles at Browns: Linebacker Mark Simoneau and Jerome McDougle are out for the Eagles. Wide receiver Andre' Davis is inactive for the Browns. William Green starts again at running back.

Jaguars at Colts: Quarterback Byron Leftwich will start for the Jaguars. Nothing major for the Colts.

Rams at Dolphins: Jeff Wilkins will kick and running back Arlen Harris is out for the Rams. Safety Antuan Edwards and running back Leonard Henry are inactive for the Dolphins. Arturo Freeman starts at free safety.

Lions at Giants: Lions wide receiver will play, but fellow receiver Az-Zahir Hakim is out with an ankle injury. Cornerback Fernando Bryant is out. Giants linebacker Barrett Green will not start, but will play and see action on special teams.

Falcons at Chiefs: Defensive tackle Rod Coleman is out, cornerback Aaron Beasley is out and safety Cory Hall are out for the Falcons. Kansas City's Larry Johnson is out at running back, and William Bartee will start at cornerback for Dexter McCleon. Defensive tackle Ryan Sims is active.

Chargers at Panthers: Wide receiver Bobby Shaw is inactive, but Keenan McCardell will play for the Chargers. Running back Stephen Davis is out for the Panthers. Colin Branch is active but will not start at safety.

Bills at Ravens: Offensive linemen Trey Teague and Jonas Jennings are both inactive for the Bills. Chester Taylor will start at running back for the Ravens.

Bears at Bucs: Safety Bobby Gray, cornerback Charles Tillman and defensive end Adewale Ogunleye are all inactive. Bucs wide receivers Joey Galloway and Charles Lee are out. Joe Jurevicius will start at receiver.

Cowboys at Packers: Nothing major for the Cowboys. Defensive tackle Grady Jackson is back for Green Bay.

Jets at Patriots: No major surprises for the Jets. Wide receivers Deion Branch and Troy Brown are still out for the Patriots.

Saints at Raiders: Cornerback Ashley Ambrose and defensive end Darren Howard are out for the Saints. Running backs Tyrone Wheatley and Justin Fargas, guard Ron Stone and linebacker Travian Smith are all out for the Raiders.

Seahawks at Cardinals: Linebacker Brian Simmons is out for the Seahawks. Nothing unexpected for the Cards.

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

John Clayton

NFL senior writer