The following players sat out Thursday’s practice session:
OT Max Starks (ankle)
NT Casey Hampton (hamstring)
WR Emmanuel Sanders (quadricep)
OLB Jason Worilds (shoulder)
CB Bryan McFadden (groin)
I previously had not read anything about McFadden being dinged up. After his 11 tackle performance against the Falcons, it would be a shame if he were unable to play or were slowed down considerably. According to Ken Laird, though, the team might just be giving the veteran cornerback an extra day off this week in hopes of him being as close to full strength as possible come Sunday.