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Brett Keisel declined an invitation to visit the Cardinals on Tuesday, Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic reports.

Impact

Keisel was considering joining the Cardinals, who are looking for defensive end help with Darnell Dockett (knee) out for the season, but he has decided to pass for family reasons. Keisel could still join a team at some point this season if the situation is right for him.

Greg Olsen (calf) took part in Tuesday's practice, Steve Reed of the Associated Press reports.

Impact

Olsen missed a preseason game and a couple days of practice with the calf injury, but his return indicates his setback was only minor. Barring any setbacks, he should be good to go for Week 1.

Brandon Bostick (lower leg) hopes to return to practice before the regular season starts, Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Impact

Bostick is not sure exactly when he will be ready to return, but he will not need surgery, and his optimism hints at his absence being of the short-term type. It remains to be seen where he will slot in on the depth chart when he is ready to return to the field.

Luke Bowanko (ankle) returned to practice Tuesday, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Impact

The rookie participated on a limited basis as he continues to work back from an ankle issue.

Jamell Fleming missed Tuesday's practice with an Achilles injury, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Impact

The injury is not considered serious, but Fleming's status for Friday's preseason game versus Detroit could be in jeopardy.

Austin Pasztor (hand) underwent surgery Tuesday to repair his broken hand, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Impact

The projected starter at right tackle is expected to miss about a month and hopes to return for the team's Week 3 matchup versus Indianapolis.

Anthony Davis (shoulder) participated in individual drills for the first time this offseason, Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports.

Impact

Davis has been recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and has yet to participate in any aspect of training camp so far. Tuesday's news is a good sign that he will be ready for the season opener, but the team has not announced whether he will be ready to suit up for the 49ers' third preseason game this Sunday against the Chargers.

Coach Lovie Smith said Michael Johnson sat out practice Tuesday with a knee bruise, Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune reports.

Impact

There is no further word on the severity of the injury, but for now, consider the 6-7, 270-pound lineman day-to-day. Johnson – who signed a five-year, $43.75 million deal in the offseason – is expected to be a vital cog along the defensive line, a unit that will undoubtedly be one of the team's strengths in 2014.

Colt Lyerla (knee) has been waived/injured by the Packers, Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin reports.

Impact

Full details of Lyerla's injury have not been released, but unless he is claimed off waivers, he will be placed on injured reserve by the Packers and miss the entire season. A year of experience in the Packers' offense could give Lyerla a chance to make an impact for the team in his second season.

Cecil Shorts (hamstring) was given the day off Tuesday, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Impact

Shorts continues to work back from a hamstring injury and acknowledged over the weekend that he's still rusty. Though Shorts is considered healthy, the team opted to give him an extra day off in advance of Friday's preseason matchup against Detroit.

Paul Posluszny was held out of Tuesday's practice, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Impact

Posluszny, who was dealing with a biceps issue, returned to practice Sunday, but the team gave him an extra day of rest Tuesday in advance of Friday's preseason game versus the Lions.

Tyrann Mathieu (knee) has officially been removed from the PUP list, azcardinals.com reports.

Impact

Mathieu's return accomplishes his goal of being activated before the regular season, which is evidence of the determined effort he made to overcome tearing both his ACL and LCL last December. That being said, Mathieu will likely be limited in his practice activity early on and probably won't feature in either of the Cardinals' remaining two preseason games. Nonetheless, the versatile defensive back stands a decent chance at being ready for Week 1 or shortly thereafter. Until then, Rashad Johnson is expected to start at free safety for Arizona.

Nick Kasa is out for the year after tearing his ACL, sfgate.com reports.

Impact

With David Ausberry also hurting, the Raiders signed Kyle Auffray on Sunday to bolster the team's depth at tight end.

Sammy Watkins (ribs) returned to practice Tuesday, NFL.com reports.

Impact

Watkins sustained an injury to his ribs during Saturday's preseason game and consequently was held out of Monday's practice. With the rookie's ailment not considered serious, Watkins was back on the field Tuesday, though he was held out of team drills. At the moment, it's unclear if he will be ready to play in Saturday's fourth preseason outing, but his status will be updated as the week unfolds.

Daniel Fells (knee) returned to practice Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports.

Impact

Fell sprained his knee during the Giants' opening preseason game and had been out of action ever since. However, given the team's underwhelming crop of tight ends, Fells hasn't lost much ground to Larry Donnell to become the Giants' No. 1 option at the position.

Montee Ball (appendix) did not participate in Tuesday's team practice against the Texans, the Denver Post reports.

Impact

Ball, who is still recovering from a recent appendectomy, won't be risked this week in what are usually high-contact intra-squad scrimmages. However, he did participate in non-contact portions of Tuesday's session, his first practice work since being sidelined. Expected to be the Broncos' No. 1 running back this season, Ball likely won't feature in either of Denver's remaining two preseason games, leaving Ronnie Hillman and C.J. Anderson go receive first-team reps. Nonetheless, Ball still should be ready for Week 1 of the regular season, although that would be his first game action since last season.

Eric Decker (quadriceps) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Giants, the New York Daily News reports.

Impact

Decker has recently been limited in practice and also missed Saturday's preseason game to rest a quadriceps ailment. However, since the issue isn't considered serious, Decker should be able to suit up Saturday, when he'll work as the Jets' No. 1 wide receiver.

Chris Ivory (ribs) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game versus the Giants, the New York Daily News reports.

Impact

Ivory hurt his ribs during the Jets' preseason opener and was held out of the team's second exhibition outing last weekend as a precaution. He'll return this Saturday for the Jets' dress rehearsal, when the team's starters are slated to play the entire first half, as well as the first series of the second half. With that in mind, it will be worthwhile to monitor how Ivory, Chris Johnson, and possibly Bilal Powell split snaps within New York's first-team offense.

Michael Floyd (groin) is slated to return to practice Wednesday, the Cardinals' official site reports.

Impact

Coach Bruce Arians is more than displeased with some of his mainstays like Floyd taking residence in the training room, but groin concerns can linger, so it was likely the prudent approach to ensure the wideout avoided a setback. If he makes the requisite progress in drills this week, there's a possibility that Floyd will play in the Cardinals' third preseason outing, which normally affords starters about a half of play. In any case, he appears poised to be healthy once the regular season kicks off on Sept. 8 versus the Chargers.

Reggie Wayne (knee) is considered a game-time decision to play in Saturday's third preseason game, Colts.com reports.

Impact

Wayne has sat out Indianapolis' first pair of preseason games to rest his surgically-repaired knee. However, with Tuesday marking the veteran's first practice in full pads, he could feature Saturday to gain game experience before the regular season. Expect Wayne's status to be updated as kickoff approaches Saturday.