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Danny Woodhead had six carries for 18 yards and three receptions for 19 yards in Saturday night's preseason game against the Seahawks.

Impact

Rookie Melvin Gordon started the game and got the most touches of any back, but Woodhead was heavily involved, mixing in on some first downs and playing plenty in passing situations. Expect more of the same when the regular season begins.

Rodney Whitehead caught an eight-yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo in the second quarter of Saturday's preseason game, finishing the day with two catches on two targets for 13 yards.

Impact

While Cole Beasley and Lance Dunbar got the initial looks as punt and kick returners in the game, Whitehead was impressive when he got his chances, returning a kickoff 37 yards and a punt 12 yards. He also showed a willingness to block on offense, and overall he probably did enough to keep ahead of his competition for the fifth and likely final spot on the Cowboys' wide receiver depth chart. Unless your league counts return yards though, that role likely won't provide enough value for Whitehead to be worth draft consideration.

Janoris Jenkins picked up three tackles and a pass deflection in Saturday's 24-14 preseason loss to Indianapolis.

Impact

Jenkins also had an interception and long return wiped out by a penalty. Jenkins has looked solid this preseason and may have some value in deeper leagues, as he is a ballhawk with a penchant for pick-sixes.

Nick Novak was 2-for-2 on field goal attempts in Saturday night's preseason game against the Seahawks, hitting from 32 and 52 yards.

Impact

Novak finds himself in a bit of a battle with Josh Lambo, who also hit a 28-yard field goal in this game, so he is probably happy that he hit his kicks. But Novak's real problem has been his lack of distance on kickoffs, and he hasn't really seemed to have improved much on that aspect of his game. It would be a pretty big shock if Novak lost his job to the rookie, but we won't know for sure until final roster cuts are made.

Coach Jim Caldwell noted Saturday that Joique Bell – who had offseason procedures to address knee and Achilles' issues – is "moving along really well" in his recovery, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

That said, Bell and the Lions are "still playing it by ear" as far as when he'll be activated from the team's PUP list. When that time arrives, however, the team expects Bell to be able to handle a full workload sooner rather than later. Once he's up to speed, Bell is in line re-enter the Lions' backfield mix at the head of a running back committee arrangement that will also feature promising rookie Ameer Abdullah, pass-catching threat Theo Riddick and possibly UDFA Zach Zenner.

Nick Fairley missed Saturday's preseason game with a sore collarbone, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Impact

Fairley may have been able to play had it been the regular season, but the Rams don't feel the need to risk further injury in meaningless games. Fairley will be a part of a fearsome defensive tackle rotation along with Aaron Donald and Michael Brockers to start the season.

Joique Bell (knee/Achilles) expects to be carrying the load for the Lions' running game, David Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

Impact

Bell said that one "can kind of consider me a rookie" as he feels as though this will be the first year he'll be a true lead back, despite collecting 147 more carries than any Lion last season. Bell's comments run counter to earlier reports that the Lions will deploy a running back by committee this season. In the end, expect a combination of the two, with Bell starting but giving way to Ameer Abdullah and Theo Riddick for stretches.

Greg Zuerlein made both of his extra points in a 24-14 preseason loss to Indianapolis on Saturday.

Impact

Zuerlein hasn't been real busy this preseason, as the Rams have not been efficient on offense. That limits Zuerlein's fantasy numbers, and with his struggles kicking outdoors, you're likely to be better off looking elsewhere.

Aaron Donald made three tackles in Saturday's 24-14 preseason loss to the Colts, including one for loss.

Impact

Donald had a monster rookie campaign in 2014, and has continued to show off his talent in the preseason. With so much talent on the defensive line, opponents won't be able to double team him, either, so Donald is primed for another excellent season that could include double digit sacks.

Kenny Britt caught two passes for 21 yards in Saturday's 24-14 preseason loss to the Colts.

Impact

Britt will be the starting wideout beside Brian Quick when the regular season rolls around, so the preseason doesn't mean as much for him. The Rams' offense tends to spread the wealth around, so although Britt has plenty of ability, his fantasy upside is limited.

Chris Givens caught two passes for 63 yards and a touchdown to go with 5 rushing yards in a 24-14 preseason loss to the Colts on Saturday.

Impact

Givens has been the Rams' most effective wideout this preseason, showing off his speed with a pair of touchdowns. Nick Foles has a better arm than the array of backups the Rams have used the past two seasons, so perhaps Givens will have a bigger role in the offense. There is a big difference between success in the preseason and the regular season, however, so temper your expectations for a player that only caught 11 balls for 159 yards in 2014.

Malcolm Brown gained 14 yards on five rushes in a 24-14 preseason loss to Indianapolis on Saturday.

Impact

Brown followed a solid second preseason game with a bit of a clunker on Saturday, although nobody on the Rams could effectively run the ball against the Colts. He did catch three passes, and if the Rams' offensive line struggles out of the gate, their running backs may be used more out of the backfield. That lends itself well to Brown's skill set, but if he does make the team, he'll at least be behind Tre Mason and Benny Cunningham if not a couple other guys.

Caraun Reid (ankle) has shed his walking boot, David Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

Impact

Despite recovering from a high ankle sprain, the second-year defensive tackle said that he's keeping sharp mentally and making progress physically. With Haloti Ngata out this preseason, Reid started alongside Tyrunn Walker in the preseason before he got hurt. Reid and Walker are competing for the staring spot opposite Ngata once Detroit's Week 1 showdown versus San Diego comes around. Win or lose, Reid figures to have a featured role on Detroit's line this season.

Isaiah Pead tallied 18 yards on six rushes in Saturday's 24-14 preseason defeat at the hands of the Colts.

Impact

Pead may get himself a roster spot due to Todd Gurley (knee) being out for a little while still, but he is buried on the depth chart. He did have the longest run of the game Saturday at 13 yards, but only gained 5 yards on the other five rushes.

Benny Cunningham rushed five times for 5 yards in a 24-14 preseason loss to Indianapolis on Saturday.

Impact

With Todd Gurley (knee) still out, Cunningham is the primary backup despite not playing particularly well on Saturday, although he did catch a pair of passes for 32 yards. Tre Mason (hamstring) also left Saturday's game with an injury, albeit a mild one, so Cunningham could see more time in the first couple regular season games. With a shaky offensive line, however, the St. Louis running game doesn't have the most promising prospects.

Austin Davis only threw one pass in Saturday's 24-14 preseason loss to the Colts, completing it for 18 yards.

Impact

Saturday's game was mainly to take a look at Nick Foles and Sean Mannion for the Rams, as Davis and Case Keenum only threw two passes between them. Mannion had an awful contest, which may bode well for Davis' chances at a roster spot. Davis should see a little more time in the fourth preseason game.

Sean Mannion was 6-of-13 for 47 yards and an interception in Saturday's 24-14 preseason loss to Indianapolis.

Impact

It was a shaky outing for Mannion, as he also took a sack and posted an abysmal 23.6 quarterback rating. The fourth preseason game is likely to decide whether the Rams keep Mannion or Austin Davis around as the third quarterback option.

Matthew Stafford's sterling preseason may be a prelude to a strong 2015, Josh Katzenstein of The Detroit News reports.

Impact

Despite playing without projected offensive starters Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell and Larry Warford, Stafford continued his excellent preseason on Friday. Through the preseason Stafford has completed 19 of 25 passes for 308 yards and three touchdowns and his 156.3 QB rating ranks second in the league, just behind Drew Brees. If he's able to keep the momentum rolling once the Lions are at full strength, Stafford could be looking at his best season since his 5,038-yard 2011 campaign.

Leonard Williams suffered a muscle strain in his knee during Saturday's preseason game against the Giants, NFL.com reports.

Impact

The good news here is that the first-rounder appears to have avoided ligament damage, with the injury not expected to keep him out long-term. With teammate Sheldon Richardson suspended for the first four games of the season, the Jets are counting on Williams to contribute early on, provided the injury he suffered Saturday doesn't linger.

Though there have been reports that Washington plans to start Kirk Cousins over Robert Griffin (concussion) in Week 1, the Washington Post relays that coach Jay Gruden insists that such a determination has not yet been made by the team.

Impact

With that in mind, Gruden expects to meet with GM Scot McCloughan, team president Bruce Allen and owner Daniel Snyder to discuss the team's QB situation, with the report noting that a continued assessment of Griffin's health, along with a review of game film from Saturday night's preseason win over the Ravens will factor into the decision. In any case, what is clear is that Griffin's Week 1 status remains cloudy at this time and in the absence of any team-generated clarity on that front, owning the QB in any format carries a degree of uncertainty and risk.