Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/16/12
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Star defensive end Elvis Dumervil (shoulder) appears is questionable for Sunday's game against San Diego, but his injury is less severe than what some might have feared when he left last week's game against the Panthers. Dumervil has a history of pectoral issues, so the look of an upper-body injury is always frightening with him. Meanwhile, the status of Atlanta linebacker Sean Weatherspoon (ankle) is still in the air, as he missed practice Wednesday and Thursday, but there's been no mention of a high-ankle sprain diagnosis, and so he should be nearing a return after missing two games already with the injury. Ahtyba Rubin (calf) appears ready to make his return for the Brown after missing three games with the ailment. He should pair well with 2011 first-round pick Phil Taylor, a fellow mountain on the interior who is making his return from a torn pectoral muscle that cost him the first DERP weeks. There's less clarity regarding the status of Detroit defensive end Cliff Avril, who ...
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