As listed in the diaries section and every other site Shaun Alexander things he can play this week versus the Bears. He says praying helped heal his cracked foot.
Praying or no praying, Bears or no Bears if I had what doctor's called a broke foot, even if it seemed to be healed, I think I would wait before I hit the field. You have a bye week next week, take the time and come back in week 6.
As to the validity of the story, the reports are saying that the Seahawks will upgrade him to doubtful on the newest injury report.