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DeSean Jackson (W, TB)

DeSean Jackson (ankle) is expected to play in Thursday's preseason game in Jacksonville, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.


A sore ankle has afflicted Jackson this week, but the veteran wideout will presumably brush it off and run with the first-team offense as long as its on the field. In the Bucs' first exhibition, his sole target resulted in a six-yard gain, despite picking up 17 offensive snaps.

Frank Beltre (groin) returned to practice Thursday, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site


Beltre missed a week of practices after injuring his groin but he was back to full participation on Thursday. He'll be looking to play in the Jets' next regular season game, Saturday against Detroit.

Freddie Bishop (neck) returned to practice Thursday, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports.


Bishop missed a few days of practice due to a neck stinger, but he was a full participant on Thursday and isn't expected to miss any more time due to the injury.

Kelvin Beachum is expected to start at left tackle once again in 2017, Laura Albanese of Newsday reports.


Beachum frequented the injury report last season but played in all 16 regular season games. He sat out during some offseason team activities due to residual soreness in his knee but that doesn't appear to be slowing him down in camp and shouldn't limit him in the regular season.

Daniel Williams suffered a concussion during practice Thursday, NJ.com reports.


Williams reportedly made a terrific catch on a 50-yard pass from quarterback Christian Hackenberg, but he suffered a concussion at some point during the session (it's unclear if it was on the long pass play), and he will need to progress through the league's concussion protocol before he can return to the field. With the lack of talent on the Jets' wide receiver depth chart, Williams could move up if he continues to impress.

Jamal Adams had a would-be-sack in Thursday's practice session, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports.


Adams missed some practice time early in camp due to an ankle injury but that appears to be a thing of the past. He's looked good in camp and will be looking to turn in a solid performance in the team's second preseason game, against the Lions on Saturday.

Marquess Wilson (hip) did not practice Wednesday or Thursday after injuring his hip in practice Tuesday, and he is doubtful to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Lions, NJ.com reports.


The Jets' wide receiver depth chart is very deep, though it's deep with players and not necessarily impact players, which could allow Wilson to move up quickly if he can overcome his hip issue and impress in the remaining preseason games.

Bilal Powell (R, NYJ)

Bilal Powell (neck) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Lions, NJ.com reports.


Powell returned to full practice Wednesday, and his return is a big boost to a Jets backfield that remains without Matt Forte (hamstring), who is closing in on getting back to practice himself. Powell and Forte are expected to share backfield duties this season, though there's a small indication that Powell will get the first crack at touches.

Michael Roberts is dealing with an undisclosed injury that has limited him at practice, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.


Roberts has been dealing with an unknown injury and it isn't clear when he'll be back to full health. In what is a crowded position on the team, Roberts will need to return soon if he wants to see much play time in the regular season.

Quincy Enunwa will have surgery to repair a bulging disk in his neck next week, NJ.com reports.


Enunwa has already been ruled out for the season because of his injury, which could require a recovery timeline of up to nine months, but the issue is not expected to be career-threatening. Enunwa's absence atop the Jets' wide receiver depth chart is a big blow to the team, as Robbie Anderson, Jalin Marshall and a host of other receivers will try to make up the void.

DeMarcus Walker underwent an MRI on Thursday that revealed a hip strain, which will keep him out for a few days, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.


Walker's hip injury wasn't thought to be serious and his MRI confirmed that. He'll likely sit out Saturday's preseason game against San Francisco before returning to practice early next week.

Danny Shelton has been ruled out for the Browns' preseason game against the Giants on Monday due to a knee injury, Mary Kat Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.


Shelton's injury isn't thought to be extremely serious at this time, though he's without a timetable to return at the moment. Head coach Hue Jackson said that the defensive tackle should be considered week-to-week for the time being. Expect Jamie Meder and Trevon Coley to get some reps with the starting defense in Shelton's temporary absence.

Ryan Anderson (stinger) remained sidelined at Thursday's practice session, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.


Anderson hasn't practiced yet this week but head coach Jay Gruden wouldn't go so far as to rule him out for Saturday's preseason game against the Packers. Gruden said that Anderson would be evaluated on Saturday morning and his status for the game would be determined then.

Donteea Dye (ankle) isn't expected to play in Thursday's preseason game at Jacksonville, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.


Sidelined since Aug. 7 due to an ankle injury, Dye's next appearance on the field is unknown at this point. The absence could be due to the lingering impact of January surgery in which a screw was inserted to re-set a ligament in his ankle.

David Irving (suspension, ankle) returned to practice Thursday, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.


Irving sat out practice on Tuesday and Wednesday due to an ankle issue but he appears to have since recovered. Given his four-game suspension to start the year, it's highly unlikely that his ankle injury will slow him down at all by the time he sees regular season action.

Lorenzo Mauldin didn't practice on Thursday due to a back injury, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.


Mauldin returned from a back injury Monday and it appears as though the issue has continued to linger. He's been on and off with the problem and missed the team's first preseason game. He'll be looking to get past the issue so that it doesn't creep up and limit him once the regular season rolls around.

NaVorro Bowman left Thursday's practice early due to a mild AC joint sprain, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.


Bowman joined fellow starting linebacker Rueben Foster on the sidelines after they each suffered the same injury. It was announced that Foster will play in Saturday's preseason game against Denver, suggesting that the injury isn't too serious. It's unclear if Bowman will also suit up or if the team will seek to rest the veteran to give him extra time to recover.

Allen Hurns (W, Jax)

Allen Hurns will start Thursday's preseason game versus the Buccaneers, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.


Hurns is filling in for the absent Marqise Lee, who is tending to a high-ankle sprain. With Lee's Week 1 availability up in the air, Hurns has a chance to stake a claim to the No. 2 spot on the depth chart behind Allen Robinson. However, Hurns must prove that last year's disappointment was an aberration in order to get into the good graces of head coach Doug Marrone.

Danny Woodhead (R, Bal)

Danny Woodhead is expected to play in Thursday's preseason game against the Dolphins, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports.


Thursday marks Woodhead's first game action since suffering a torn ACL in Week 2 last season as a member of the Chargers. It's unlikely he'll see much in the way of snaps as the Ravens will only use their starters for a handful of series, but fans will get to see a slight glimpse of how Woodhead could be used in the Baltimore offense.

Matt Barkley will be the third-string quarterback in Saturday's preseason matchup with the Broncos, Cam Inman of The Mercury News reports.


Barkley had been the No. 2 option behind starting quarterback Brian Hoyer, but C.J. Beathard has ousted him for the primary backup role, at least for one game. The shift doesn't set anything in stone, but it's not a great sign for Barkley's chances at the backup position on the final roster.