Bengals coach Marvin Lewis told the media during his Monday news conference that linebacker Vontaze Burfict is "fine" after leaving Sunday's game against the Indianapolis with a cervical strain, per ESPN. Burfict suffered the injury in the first half after hitting Colts quarterback Andrew Luck with his helmet. His status remains up in the air for Week 8 at home against Baltimore.
Bengals coach Marvin Lewis told reporters wide receiver A.J. Green has made "a lot of significant progress" in his recovery from a nagging toe injury. Lewis said "he'll see" if Green will be available to play Week 8 at home against Baltimore, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Green has missed the last two games after aggravating the injury in practice on Oct. 8. According to Albert Breer and Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network on Sunday, Green visited a foot specialist on Friday and received a positive prognosis. He has 17 catches for 214 yards and two touchdowns on the season.
Chargers starting cornerback Brandon Flowers, who suffered a concussion Sunday against the Chiefs, "very well could be sidelined" for Thursday's game at Denver, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. The paper noted it's generally difficult for players who sustain concussions on Sunday to play on Thursday.
Chargers cornerback Steve Williams is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Chiefs due to a groin injury, the team announced. The injury leaves the Chargers very thin at the position with Brandon Flowers (concussion) ruled out.