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Thursday, September 26, 2013
Bills upgrade five on practice report

By Mike Rodak

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Wide receiver Steve Johnson was among five Buffalo Bills players upgraded Thursday to being limited participants in practice.

Johnson, cornerback Leodis McKelvin, defensive linemen Kyle Williams and Mario Williams and guard Kraig Urbik all were limited in Thursday's session after not practicing Wednesday.

Still, the Bills had four players who did not practice Thursday. With seven inactive spots for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens, the Bills will be short-handed if any more than three of the limited players cannot play.

However, head coach Doug Marrone said Thursday the coaching staff hasn't discussed the possibility of not having a fully healthy 46-man roster.

"We feel good about where we are, going into the game," he said.

Thursday's full injury report:

DID NOT PRACTICE
CB Ron Brooks (foot)
CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist)
WR Marquise Goodwin (hand)
K Dustin Hopkins (right groin)

LIMITED IN PRACTICE
S Jairus Byrd (foot)
DL Marcell Dareus (ankle)
WR Stevie Johnson (hamstring)
CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring)
OL Kraig Urbik (knee)
DL Kyle Williams (Achilles)
DE Mario Williams (ankle)

FULL PARTICIPATION
OL Doug Legursky (knee)
RB C.J. Spiller (quad)