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Darren Sproles (R, Phi)

Darren Sproles isn't expected to play in Thursday's preseason contest against the Bills, Zach Berman of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.


Sproles is a known entity in the Eagles offense, so he'll yield the floor to newcomer LeGarrette Blount and 2017 fourth-round pick Donnel Pumphrey in preseason Week 2. Meanwhile, Wendell Smallwood's availability is dependent on a hamstring injury, leaving the latter stages of the game to the undrafted players (Corey Clement and Byron Marshall) in the backfield.

Brandon Marshall (achilles) started in last week's preseason opener but saw limited snaps.


Marshall dealt with Achilles soreness just prior to training camp but he seems to have since recovered. He played just three snaps in last week's preseason contest. His limited role was likely just a reflection of the preseason and the team's desire to keep him healthy for the regular season.

Adam Gotsis (knee) has fully recovered from his July knee scope, Andrew Mason of the Broncos' official site reports.


Gotsis' knee procedure was merely a clean out and hasn't limited him since practice began. He's one of the team's top backups at defensive end, behind starters Derek Wolfe and Jared Crick.

Ryan Tannehill (Q, Mia)

Ryan Tannehill is slated to undergo reconstructive knee surgery Thursday, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.


Based on typical injury rehab timetables, Tannehill is probably looking at a return to the field in 10-to-12 months following his reconstructive surgery. With those parameters in mind, the QB could be ready to go by the start on training camp in 2018, or not long after. Added clarity on that front will arrive in time, but what is already known is that Tannehill will not play this season, which paves the way for newcomer Jay Cutler to helm the team's offense in 2017.

Eli Apple sat out of Thursday's practice due to an ankle injury.


The specifics of Apple's ankle injury are unclear, but it appears as though he could miss some time. The young cornerback said he wasn't sure when asked if he'd be available for Monday's preseason tilt against Cleveland, and he added that he's taking it day-by-day.

Dwayne Harris (W, NYG)

Dwayne Harris was held out of Thursday's practice due to upper body soreness.


It's unclear what the exact issue with Harris is but it isn't thought to be serious at this time. The team has given no indication of Harris being in danger of missing their next preseason contest, Monday against the Browns.

Junior Galette (hamstring) won't play in Saturday's preseason game against Green Bay, Master Tesfatsion of The Washington Post reports.


Galette returned to practice Wednesday in a limited fashion after missing just over a week of time due to his hamstring injury. Though he's improving, Washington likely doesn't want to risk the health of the oft-injured backup in a preseason game.

Maurice Harris (knee) will not play in Saturday's preseason contest against the Packers.


Harris has been limited in practice the past two days as he's sought to return from a knee injury that he suffered in July. Though he appears to be close to a full return, the team doesn't want to risk his status by playing him in a game before he's fully healthy.

B.J. Goodson (back) returned to practice Thursday, Art Stapleton of The Record reports.


Goodson was dealing with a sore back, which limited him on Tuesday and kept him from practicing Wednesday. His quick return suggests the injury was minor and shouldn't be expected to limit him any further.

Khari Lee didn't participate in practice Wednesday, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.


The reason behind Lee's absence Wednesday wasn't revealed, but he joined Eric Ebron, Cole Wick and Tim Wright on the sidelines for the session. Given his positioning on the depth chart, a swift return to practice would certainly benefit him.

David Irving (suspension, ankle) missed his second consecutive practice session Wednesday, Todd Archer of ESPN reports.


Irving had been limited in practice due to the ankle issue earlier in camp, but no he's sitting out sessions altogether. Unless the injury turns out to be serious, it shouldn't impact his availability during the regular season given his four-game suspension to start the season. However, the 23-year-old is missing out on some valuable reps during training camp.

Byron Maxwell started at cornerback in last Thursday's preseason game against the Falcons.


Maxwell appeared at cornerback for 12 defensive snaps Thursday, as he appears to have a hold on the starting job for now. More importantly, however, Maxwell is apparently well over the ankle injury that he suffered from at the end of last season and rehabbed through the offseason.

Jarvis Jones' back hasn't responded to an epidural injection and he may require another, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.


Sidelined since the early portions of camp, Jones doesn't appear to be nearing a return to action anytime in the near future. With Jones out, Nordly Capi saw a huge chunk (62) of snaps during the team's first preseason contest. Jones' extended absence could also impact his ability to immediately join the pass-rush rotation in his first season with Arizona.

Ronald Powell (undisclosed) was waived off of IR after reaching an injury settlement with the Seahawks on Wednesday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.


The four-year pro out of Florida will look to resume his career in the future pending a full return to health.

Isaiah Ford (knee) is not expected to be healthy enough to return anytime soon, Charles Trainor of The Miami Herald reports.


Ford is still recovering from knee surgery he went through in early August to repair his meniscus. He still has not been given a specific timetable, but chances are that he will not be ready for the start of the regular season.

Philip Wheeler (foot) is expected to miss another week, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.


Wheeler suffered the foot injury early in camp and has yet to fully recover from the issue. When healthy, the veteran inside linebacker figures to rejoin a group that's temporarily without Deone Bucannon (ankle), opening up some preseason reps with the first-team defense. In the meantime, rookie first-round pick Haason Reddick will likely receive most of those opportunities.

Rashawn Scott (foot) is not expected to return anytime soon, Charles Trainor of the Miami Herald reports.


Scott started training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list and it doesn't appear that he'll be coming off anytime soon. He's been dealing with a foot injury since the end of June, and is still hoping to earn a spot on the team's final roster. He spent majority of the 2016 season working with the special teams unit.

Caraun Reid (knee) made a nice push through the line during the team's practice session Tuesday, the Chargers' official site reports.


Reid – who landed on injured reserve in late October last season – appears to be healthy for this year's training camp. He supplied two tackles (one solo), including one for a loss, during the team's first preseason contest and will look to carry that momentum into a role as a reserve defensive lineman again in 2017.

Geremy Davis (hamstring) made an impressive one-handed catch during Wednesday's practice, Eric Williams of ESPN reports.


Davis missed a valuable showcase opportunity last Saturday due to a hamstring injury, but his presence at practice Wednesday suggests he could be in line to play in the Chargers' second preseason tilt. He'll attempt to once again crack the 53-man roster as a specialist for the club.

Nate Allen (groin) was absent from Wednesday's practice, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.


Allen has now been nursing a groin injury for about a week and a half, but the severity or an exact timetable is yet to be determined. Allen was in line to start the season at free safety for the Dolphins, but they may be on hold, pending how his recovery goes.