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Injury report: Nicks on the field

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It looks more promising that wideout Hakeem Nicks will be back on the field Sunday in San Francisco.

Nicks was in pads and participated in practice Thursday, albeit on a limited basis.

Among the six other players who sat out practice Wednesday, TE Martellus Bennett, LB Chase Blackburn and CB Corey Webster were back to work Thursday, also on a limited basis.

RB Andre Brown, DT Rocky Bernard and S Kenny Phillips sat out again Thursday.

Offensive tackle David Diehl was limited for the second consecutive day.

Here's the team's official injury report for Thursday:

OUT

None

DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE

DT Rocky Bernard (quadriceps)

RB Andre Brown (concussion)

S Kenny Phillips (knee)

LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE

TE Martellus Bennett (knee)

LB Chase Blackburn (hip)

T David Diehl (knee)

WR Hakeem Nicks (foot/knee)

CB Corey Webster (hand/hamstring)

FULL PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE

WR Ramses Barden (concussion)

LB Michael Boley (hip)

CB Jayron Hosley (hamstring)

LB Keith Rivers (hamstring)

S Antrel Rolle (knee)