Vernon Davis was inactive for the struggling San Francisco 49ers for the second game in a row Sunday night because of a knee injury, even though he practiced a bit throughout the week and both he and coach Jim Tomsula seemed to indicate the player might return.
Another member of the 49ers, linebacker Ahmad Brooks, didn't play against the New York Giants because of the death of his sister.
Among the inactives for the Giants was, as expected, receiver Victor Cruz.
With linebacker Devon Kennard out for New York, Mark Herzlich was going to start. And to account for injuries to defensive ends Robert Ayers Jr. and George Selvie, Cullen Jenkins was going to start at that spot instead of defensive tackle, while second-year player Jay Bromley was tabbed for his first start.
SAN FRANCISCO AT NEW YORK GIANTS:
San Francisco: WR DeAndrew White, RB Mike Davis, LB Gerald Hodges, LB Ahmad Brooks, OL Ian Silberman, NT Mike Purcell, TE Vernon Davis.
Giants: WR Victor Cruz, DE Robert Ayers Jr., LB Devon Kennard, DE George Selvie, LB Jonathan Casillas, TE Jerome Cunningham, OL Bobby Hart.
ARIZONA AT DETROIT
Cardinals: QB Matt Barkley, WR J.J. Nelson, LB Shaq Riddick, LB Sean Weatherspoon, OG Ted Larsen, OT D.J. Humphries, NT Xavier Williams.
Lions: RB Joique Bell, LB Kyle Van Noy, OT Corey Robinson, OG Larry Warford, TE Eric Ebron, DT Haloti Ngata, DT Ishmaa'ily Kitchen.
NEW ENGLAND AT DALLAS
Patriots: WR Aaron Dobson, DB Tavon Wilson, LB Jonathan Bostic, LB Rufus Johnson, OL Ryan Wendell, DL Khyri Thornton, DL Trey Flowers
Cowboys: QB Kellen Moore, WR Brice Butler, OL La'el Collins, TE James Hanna, WR Dez Bryant, DE Randy Gregory, DE Ryan Russell
DENVER at OAKLAND
Broncos: QB Trevor Siemian, WR Cody Latimer, CB Lorenzo Doss, LB Lerentee McCray, G Shelley Smith, T Ty Sambrailo, DE Kenny Anunike.
Raiders: CB Dexter McDonald, RB Taiwan Jones, OL Jon Feliciano, OL Matt McCants, DT Justin Ellis, WR Rod Streater, DL Denico Autry.
WASHINGTON at ATLANTA
Redskins: QB Robert Griffin III, WR DeSean Jackson, CB DeAngelo Hall, CB Chris Culliver, DE Frank Kearse, OG Arie Kouandjio, TE Jordan Reed.
Falcons: LB Justin Durant, WR Justin Hardy, S Charles Godfrey, CB Dez Southward, C Gino Gradkowski, T Bryce Harris, DE Malliciah Goodman.
ST. LOUIS AT GREEN BAY
Rams: QB Sean Mannion, S Maurice Alexander, LB Alec Ogletree, LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar, T Darrell Williams, G Cody Wichmann, DL Ethan Westbrooks
Packers: QB Brett Hundley, WR Davante Adams, S Sean Richardson, CB LaDarius Gunter, S Morgan Burnett, LB Jake Ryan, G Lane Taylor
JACKSONVILLE at TAMPA BAY
Jaguars: WR Marqise Lee, RB Denard Robinson, S James Sample, LB Paul Posluszny, OL Tyler Shatley, DE Chris Smith, DT Sen'Derrick Marks.
Buccaneers: QB Ryan Griffin, CB Johnthan Banks, C Evan Smith, G Logan Mankins, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE Luke Stocker, WR Russell Shepard.
CLEVELAND AT BALTIMORE
Browns: QB Austin Davis, RB Shaun Draughn, RB Robert Turbin, S Tashaun Gipson, LB Craig Robertson, WR Dwayne Bowe, TE E.J. Bibbs.
Ravens: WR Steve Smith, WR Breshad Perriman, RB Lorenzo Taliaferro, CB Rashaan Melvin, C/G Ryan Jensen, TE Crockett Gillmore, DE Chris Canty.
SEATTLE AT CINCINNATI
Seahawks: CB Tye Smith, RB Marshawn Lynch, CB Marcus Burley, LB Kevin Pierre-Louis, OL Kristjan Sokoli, OL Alvin Bailey, DE Demarcus Dobbs.
Bengals: WR Greg Little, WR Mario Alford, CB Chris Lewis-Harris, TE C.J. Uzomah, DT Marcus Hardison, DT Pat Sims, DE Margus Hunt.
CHICAGO AT KANSAS CITY
Bears: QB David Fales, WR Alshon Jeffery, WR Eddie Royal, S Antrel Rolle, OL Patrick Omameh, OT Jermon Bushrod, DL Will Sutton.
Chiefs: QB Aaron Murray, WR Albert Wilson, CB Marcus Cooper, OL Jah Reid, TE Brian Parker, LB Josh Mauga, DL Rakeem Nunez-Roches.
BUFFALO AT TENNESSEEE
Bills: WR Sammy Watkins, RB LeSean McCoy, RB Karlos Williams, S Bacarri Rambo, LB Tony Steward, C Gabe Ikard, DE Alex Carrington.
Titans: QB Charlie Whitehurst, RB Terrance West, RG Chance Warmack, TE Chase Coffman, DL Mike Martin, NT Sammie Hill.
NEW ORLEANS AT PHILADELPHIA
Saints: P Thomas Morstead, QB Garrett Grayon, FB Austin Johnson, DE Obum Gwacham, T Terron Armstead, G Jahri Evans, DE Bobby Richardson
Eagles: QB Thad Lewis, RB Kenjon Barner, CB Denzel Rice, LB Kiko Alonso, OL Julian Vandervelde, LB Mychal Kendricks, DE Brandon Bair.
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