The availability of St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson and safety O.J. Atogwe against Seattle will be a game-day decision Sunday.
Both players saw limited work Friday in practice. Jackson is nursing a groin injury, and Atogwe bruised his thigh in last week’s win over Washington. Neither player practiced Wednesday or Thursday.
“I’ll have to get together with them to see where they’re at and how they felt,” coach Steve Spagnuolo said of the decision.
Defensive tackle Clifton Ryan will miss his third game because of migraine headaches, leaving the Rams with only three healthy defensive tackles in starters Gary Gibson and Fred Robbins along with undrafted rookie Jermelle Cudjo.
Spagnuolo acknowledged he will have choices to make for his 45-man active roster for the game.
“It’s going to interesting to try and find 45,” he said. “Hopefully some of these guys will bounce back.”
The Rams met the NFL’s sellout requirements for Sunday’s game, avoiding a television blackout in the St. Louis TV market.
49ERS’ LEWIS ABSENT
Starting San Francisco 49ers strong safety Michael Lewis did not attend Friday’s walkthrough practice before the team traveled to Atlanta for Sunday’s game.
Coach Mike Singletary would only say that Lewis was absent for personal reasons. The coach wasn’t sure whether Lewis would rejoin the team for the game.
Rookie Taylor Mays, a second-round draft pick this year, will likely get more playing time after being used on special teams so far.
Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis participated in individual drills for the first time since injuring his left hamstring nearly two weeks ago but will not play Sunday at Buffalo. … Also missing Sunday’s games will be Bills cornerback Terrence McGee (knee), Titans cornerback Jason McCourty (arm), Bears left tackle Chris Williams (hamstring), Bears safety Major Wright (hamstring) and Giants defensive lineman Mathias Kiwanuka (neck). … Cleveland quarterback Jake Delhomme’s playing status is uncertain. He missed the past two games with a badly sprained right ankle. … Among the players fined by the NFL for actions in last week’s games were Seattle’s Earl Thomas ($7,500 for taunting), Minnesota’s Ray Edwards ($10,000 for two infractions), Buffalo’s Steve Johnson ($10,000 for pretending to shoot a gun after a touchdown) and Kansas City’s Shaun Smith ($10,000 for punching an opponent in the groin).