The Arizona Cardinals and Atlanta Falcons had a Thanksgiving practice, but receiver Larry Fitzgerald did not participate. For the second day in a row this week, he was listed as a DNP, which, combined with his lack of practice all last week, might signal another missed game for the veteran.
However, when he was asked about playing this Sunday in Atlanta, he told reporters it was "highly likely, but it's not my call." Fitz said if he didn't practice at all during the week, he is still "honed in" mentally to everything that is happening. He did a good job of making it seem like he would play and then just enough doubt that he might not.
Fitz was not the only one not to practice. Linebacker Kenny Demens is still out and defensive end Ed Stinson was downgraded. He was limited on Wednesday, but did not participate on Thursday.
Andre Ellington (foot/hip) and Lorenzo Alexander (knee) were limited again, but Marcus Benard (shoulder) and John Brown (had wisdom teeth removed) were upgraded to full participation. Quarterback Drew Stanton again practiced fully.
The Atlanta Falcons saw two players upgraded.
Receiver Harry Douglas (foot) was limited on Thursday after having missed Wednesday's practice. Tackle Jonathan Scott went from limited to full practice, while receiver Roddy White (ankle) and cornerback Robert Alford (wrist) did not practice again.