Jason Elam says he’s playing Sunday. Al Wilson says he’s “50-50,” befitting a player who is listed as questionable on the injury report for Sunday’s game, although he has made it through all three practices this week.
There is no such question for Chad Mustard; he’s listed as probable and made it through all practices this week, even though he admitted that the shoulder he injured on his second catch at Kansas City 15 days ago remains “a little sore.”
Sitting out last weekend helped — although he didn’t know he’d be scatched until Sunday.
“It was kind of a last-minute decision,” Mustard said. “You just try to go with what the coaches say, you’ve got to be ready no matter what the circumstance. I found out Sunday morning and they told me right before the game.”
But Mustard now feels it was the best decision.
“I got an extra couple of days over the weekend where I can rest it and let it heal and get it back to normal,” Mustard said. “That’s definitely an advantage.
“(The shoulder) is doing well. I’m cleared to practice and play and everything.”