Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/5/12
Four AFC stars are set to return from injury this week, with Pittsburgh's Troy Polamalu (calf) and James Harrison (knee) and the Indianapolis duo of Pat Angerer (foot) and Dwight Freeney (ankle) receiving promising practice reports. Polamalu and Harrison are better starts than usual against a mistake-prone Eagles offense, while Angerer and Freeney figure to be among the league's most productive per-game tackle and sack producers, respectively. The situation is less clear for Miami linebacker Kevin Burnett, who didn't practice Wednesday due to a foot injury. Burnett has 17 tackles (13 solo) over the last two weeks, so if he can't play against Cincinnati on Sunday it would mean more opportunity for Karlos Dansby and Koa Misi. Meanwhile, two rookie linebackers are making moves and find themselves on the riser list as a result. Seattle's Bobby Wagner and the talented but enigmatic Vontaze Burfict in Cincinnati are both earning nickel snaps, and they've looked quite disruptive to this ...
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