We all know my theory about injured players. Don't practice on Thursday, don;t play on Sunday. Things change a bit when the game is on Monday Night. Gives everyone an extra day to get healthy, and perhaps get on the field Monday,some 30 hours after a Sunday game that a player would not be ready for. That just might be the case when it comes to Champ Bailey, though I'll believe it when I see it.
According to THIS REPORT, Bailey was able to fully participate in the Broncos short workout yesterday afternoon. What was involved in that workout was anoyone's guess.
The report also discussed the status of Travis Henry, who was limited during the workout. The full contents of the report are below --
Running back Travis Henry, who hadn't practiced because of a rib injury, was a limited participant. Henry and Shanahan said the team's leading rusher will get painkilling shots and then test the injury before the game.
Henry said he was feeling better, and his status will be a game-time decision. Henry said he did some running Friday for the first time this week but had some pain.
"I want to play," Henry said. "But I still have to pass a couple of tests."
Henry said he has taken painkilling shots in the past. He'll go through some light contact drills Monday to determine if he can play.
"We'll see how he feels," Shanahan said. "But he took some (repetitions), which is a good sign."
Now, before everyone tells me my theory is wrong, we'll wait until kick-off to actually see what all this means. Regardless of the outcome, the rules that regulate a practice week leading up to a Sunday kickoff are COMPLETELY different than those regulating a Monday Night affair, though with the geniuses we have in here that is common sense....