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Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson (rib) missed practice again Thursday. Jason La Canfora reported that the Bucs expect V-Jax to play in Week 6. We’re probably more worried about Ravens CB Jimmy Smith than we are the ribs, though it would be good for Jackson to get a practice in on Friday.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) missed practice again Thursday. Johnson has a high-ankle sprain and may be held out for a week or more, though there remains the possibility that he plays through it. He was “noncommittal” about Week 6, per beat writer Michael Rothstein of ESPN. It’s not looking good.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) took limited practice reps again Thursday. No worries here.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Bengals WR Marvin Jones (ankle) missed practice again Thursday. With A.J. Green likely out, Jones could be stepping into a big role if he can just get healthy, but it’s not looking good for Week 6.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (hamstring) took full practice reps Thursday after being limited Wednesday. Lee’s return (along with the return of Cecil Shorts) puts a dent in the stability of Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns as the starters in Jacksonville.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Jets WR David Nelson (ankle) returned to limited practice reps Thursday after missing Wednesday practice.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson (hip) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Patterson should be able to play against the Lions in Week 6, though he’s not an attractive WR3 any longer.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts (hamstring) returned to full practice reps Thursday after missing Wednesday. Shorts is now on track to play in Week 6. The Jaguars’ receiving corps is pretty muddled with both Shorts and Marqise Lee getting healthy.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Patriots WR Matt Slater (shoulder) took limited practice reps again Thursday.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Eagles WR Brad Smith (groin) was ruled out for Week 6.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Browns WR Rodney Smith (hamstring) was added to the injury report Thursday after missing practice.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (foot) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Wallace should continue to play through the injury.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Eagles TE Trey Burton (achilles) took full practice reps again Thursday.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Browns TE Jordan Cameron (ankle, shoulder) took full practice reps again Thursday. Cameron’s shoulder is less of a concern now. He should be able to get it going soon. He saw seven targets in Week 5.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:46pm

Dolphins TE Charles Clay (knee) took full practice reps again Thursday. Clay is not having a good season and has only seen four targets in each of the last two games.