Week 12: Injury updates/inactives around the NFL

John Clayton provides the latest news on key injuries going into Week 12.

Updated: November 28, 2004, 3:47 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

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

Saints at Falcons: Defensive tackle Johnathan Sullivan is inactive for the Saints. Fullback Justin Griffith is out for the Falcons.

Jets at Cardinals: Linebacker Victor Hobson is out for the Jets. Nothing major for the Cardinals.

Dolphins at 49ers: Running back Sammy Morris is inactive for Miami. Cornerbacks Ahmed Plummer and Jimmy Williams are still out for the 49ers.

Ravens at Patriots: Running back Jamal Lewis, cornerback Deion Sanders, guard Orlando Brown and tight end Todd Heap are all out for the Ravens. Asante Samuel is out, but Randall Gay is active and will start at cornerback for the Patriots.

Bills at Seahawks: Cornerbacks Troy Vincent and Bobby Taylor, long-time teammates with the Eagles, are out for the Bills and Seahawks, respectively. Offensive lineman Chris Terry is also out for Seattle.

Eagles at Giants: Offensive lineman Artis Hicks, defensive lineman Jerome McDougle and linebacker Nate Wayne are out for the Eagles. Terry Cousin replaces injured safety Gibril Wilson; Wayne Lucier starts for center Shaun O'Hara; and Barrett Green starts at linebacker for the injured Nick Greisen.

Chargers at Chiefs: No major changes for the Chargers. Running back Priest Holmes, linebacker Monty Beisel and safety Jerome Woods are out for the Chiefs.

Jaguars at Vikings: Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala starts at fullback for the Jags. Center Matt Birk, tackle Nat Dorsey and defensive tackle Chris Hovan are out for Minnesota. Onterrio Smith starts at running back though Michael Bennett is healthy.

Buccaneers at Panthers: No major changes for the Bucs. Casey Cramer starts at fullback because Brad Hoover is out for Carolina. Linebacker Dan Morgan is also out.

Titans at Texans: Running back Chris Brown, defensive backs Tank Williams and Andre Woolfolk are out for the Titans. Houston safety Jason Simmons and linebacker Jay Foreman are out.

Browns at Bengals: Running back Lee Suggs, quarterback Jeff Garcia and wide receivers Andre' Davis and Andre King are out for the Browns. Running back Chris Perry, defensive tackle Matthias Askew and defensive end Carl Powell are out for Cincinnati.

Redskins at Steelers: Washington's Ray Brown starts at guard for the injured Randy Thomas. Running back Duce Staley has been deactivated meaning Jerome Bettis will make his fourth straight start for the Steelers. Wide receiver Plaxico Burress and linebacker Kendrell Bell are out.

John Clayton is a senior NFL writer for ESPN.com. Chris Mortensen and ESPN staffers contributed to this report.

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