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The Jets are hopeful that Antonio Allen (concussion) will be able to practice Tuesday, Rich Cimini of ESPN New York reports.

Impact

Allen suffered a concussion earlier in the preseason, and was wearing a red no-contact jersey at Friday's practice. It sounds like he should be back soon, though, and could start at corner Week 1 due to all the injuries in the Jets secondary.

Though coach Joe Philbin has yet to say whether Lamar Miller or Knowshon Moreno will start at running back for the Dolphins in advance of Week 1, Chris Perkins of the Sun Sentinel suggests that most think that Moreno will emerge as the starter, with Miller as the team's primary backup.

Impact

It's a notion echoed by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, with the Sun-Sentinel report suggesting that Moreno – who has recovered from a knee issue that gave Miller an initial edge in the competition – has been the more decisive runner of the two of late. While we still expect some form of time-share to be in effect out of the gate, based on Monday's speculative reports, the momentum may have tilted in Moreno's favor.

Though coach Joe Philbin has yet to say whether Knowshon Moreno or Lamar Miller will start at running back for the Dolphins in advance of Week 1, Chris Perkins of the Sun Sentinel suggests that most think that Moreno will emerge as the starter, with Miller as the team's primary backup.

Impact

It's a notion echoed by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, with the Sun-Sentinel report suggesting that Moreno has been the more decisive runner of the two of late. While we still expect some form of time-share to be in effect in the Dolphins' backfield out of the gate, based on Monday's speculative reports, the momentum may have tilted in Moreno's favor.

Kevin Norwood returned to practice Monday after missing most of training camp with a foot injury, the Seattle Times reports.

Impact

Norwood doesn't figure to be active on gamedays too often this year. He hasn't practiced much and figures to have a steep learning curve as a rookie anyway.

Mike Williams is listed as the No. 3 receiver on the Bills' first regular season depth chart.

Impact

Williams had been ahead of Robert Woods for a spell, but that was more due to Woods getting in the doghouse briefly with coach Doug Marrone. It sounds like Woods and Sammy Watkins will be the starters, though Williams should see the field nearly as much and is probably the best red-zone target of the three of them. With all three guys having varying skill sets, we can see the team throwing out different combos of two of them during the course of the game, and obviously they'll be out there together in almost every three- and four-wide set.

Robert Woods is back to being listed as a starter on the Bills' first regular season depth chart.

Impact

Woods fell back to No. 3 earlier in the summer after coach Doug Marrone wasn't in love with his practice efforts, but Woods has since really picked up his game, both in practices and the preseason. Mike Williams is now listed as No. 3, though all three of the team's top receivers - Sammy Watkins, Woods, and Williams - should see the field regularly.

Earl Thomas will return punts this season, coach Pete Carroll confirmed to 710 ESPN Seattle on Monday.

Impact

Thomas lobbied for the job and looked decent in the role during exhibition games. WR/PR Bryan Walters, who was cut Saturday, was re-signed Monday. So while Thomas will start as the punt returner, Walters could see action too.

With Nigel Bradham suspended for a game, Preston Brown is officially the starter at weak-side linebacker for Week 1 in Chicago, BuffaloBills.com reports.

Impact

This may be short-lived with Bradham returning for Week 2 following an excellent camp, but as we've been saying all along, keep an eye on Brown, the rookie third-rounder from Louisville. He might not be the worst option as a one-week IDP guy either, given the Bears' offensive propensity and the tackles that come with it.

Christine Michael, who missed the exhibition finale Friday with a hamstring injury, is still injured and will be evaluated later this week, the Seattle Times reports.

Impact

Michael is "banged up. We'll figure that out later in the week," coach Pete Carroll said Monday. Even if Michael is healthy for the season opener Thursday, he is likely to be one of Seattle's eight inactives.

Walter Powell has been claimed on waivers by the Jets, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports.

Impact

Powell is thus cycled into the Jets' depth wideout mix, replacing Quincy Enunwa, who the team waived on Monday.

Phillip Adams has been claimed on waivers by the Jets, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports.

Impact

Adams, who recorded 30 tackles in 16 games for the Raiders last season, adds needed depth to the Jets' cornerback unit, but he'll need a break or two in his favor to merit IDP consideration.

Phil Bates, the last wide receiver added to the roster, was released Monday, 710 ESPN Seattle reports.

Impact

Bates impressed in camp and grabbed the last WR spot on the roster over semi-favorite Bryan Walters. On Monday, the Seahawks rethought the move and replaced Bates with Walters, though it likely hinged on Walters' ability to return punts rather than anything Bates lacked. Bates likely will be added to the practice squad.

Bryan Walters, who was released on cutdown day Saturday, was signed to the active roster Monday, 710 ESPN Seattle reports.

Impact

It was a little surprising when Walters, who had a big camp and can return punts, was released. But Bates, the last WR kept, had a good camp too. The Seahawks rethought the situation Monday, though, released Bates for Walters, who likely will contribute to punt returning more than the offense.

Quincy Enunwa has been waived by the Jets, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports.

Impact

Look for Enunwa, drafted by the Jets in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, 209th overall, to head to the team's practice squad once he clears waivers.

Percy Harvin returned to practice Sunday after missing the last two days of practice last week and the exhibition finale against the Raiders, the Seattle Times reports.

Impact

Harvin was out for "personal reasons." He was a full go in practice, though, so apparently there's nothing to be concerned about.

The Rams have claimed Case Keenum on waivers from the Texans, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Impact

Per Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Keenam arrives in St. Louis as the team's No. 3 quarterback behind Shaun Hill and Austin Davis, but in the wake of Sam Bradford's season-ending knee injury, the situation is fluid enough that it's conceivable once Keenum is up to speed with the Rams' offense, he could potentially enter the team's starting equation down the road.

Bruce Irvin, who missed training camp and preseason games while completing rehab after offseason hip surgery, returned to practice Sunday, the Seahawks' official site reports.

Impact

It was the first time Irvin was in pads since the Super Bowl. He might not be ready for Week 1, considering his lengthy recovery. It's an important year for him to prove that he's a three-down player. He played only 17 plays in the Super Bowl, all at defensive end after starting at strongside linebacker during the season. It's time for him to justify his first-round pick in 2012 (15th overall).

Coach Ron Rivera reiterated Monday that he expects Cam Newton (ribs) to start Sunday's game against the Bucs, the Charlotte Observer reports.

Impact

According to Rivera, Newton (who practiced Monday for the first time since cracking a rib against the Patriots on Aug. 22) is still "sore but it's not like it was when (the injury) first happened." Assuming no setbacks as the week continues, Newton should be good to go in Week 1, presumably while sporting some form of flak jacket to protect his rib area.

John Simon has been signed to the Ravens' practice squad, the team's official website reports.

Impact

Released just one year after being selected in the fourth round of the NFL Draft, Simon cleared waivers and was signed to the practice squad. His failure to make the team may be more about the Ravens' excellent depth at outside linebacker than anything else.

Keith Wenning has been signed to the Ravens' practice squad, the team's official website reports.

Impact

Wenning never really put up a challenge to Tyrod Taylor for the right to serve as Joe Flacco's top backup, but Taylor's rookie contract is up at the end of this season. If the Ravens are in the market for a new No. 2 QB, Wenning will likely be part of the conversation.