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Antonio Andrews gained 38 yards on 10 carries in Thursday's preseason win over the Titans.

Impact

According to ESPN's Paul Kuharsky, Andrews also threw a key block on a 59-yard touchdown reception by Harry Douglas, who was apparently very thankful afterward. With David Cobb (calf) in danger of missing Week 1, the 225-pound Andrews is the new favorite to spell Bishop Sankey in early-down situations, with the role possibly also including some short-yardage and goal-line work. Andrews could perhaps parlay his opportunity into a larger role as the season goes on, but it's also possible that he'll eventually be bullied out by Cobb.

Blair Walsh was 1-of-2 on field goal attempts in Thursday's preseason game, missing a 48-yard attempt. He was just 5-of-11 on field goals in the preseason.

Impact

Walsh signed a four-year, $14 million contract before the start of training camp, so he'll keep his job despite a poor preseason. However, that may change if he doesn't improve in the regular season.

Adrian Peterson dressed and warmed up before Thursday's preseason game, but did not play, ESPN 1500 am Twin Cities reports. He was a healthy scratch for all of Minnesota's preseason games.

Impact

Peterson left a practice in early August with a thigh bruise, but he's practiced since and his participation in pregame activities show it shouldn't be an issue for Week 1 of the regular season.

Tyrus Thompson left Thursday's preseason game due to a possible concussion, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Impact

Thompson, a 2015 sixth-round draft pick, was on the roster bubble so he could land on injured reserve if this injury is serious.

Chris Conley caught three passes (six targets) for 38 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's preseason game against the Rams.

Impact

Conley, a third-round draft pick, finished the preseason with a couple of solid showings, highlighted by his 15-yard touchdown Thursday night. Albert Wilson is still the better bet to be the Week 1 starter across from Jeremy Maclin, but Conley undeniably landed on the perfect team to make an early push for a starting job.

Chris Polk gained 24 yards on 10 carries, adding four catches (four targets) for 37 yards and a touchdown, in Thursday's preseason game against the Cowboys.

Impact

With Alfred Blue and Jonathan Grimes allowed to rest, Polk and Kenny Hilliard handled all of the backfield work, competing against each other for the No. 3 spot on the depth chart. Given that Hilliard had just 42 yards on 18 carries and 14 yards on four receptions (eight targets), Polk seemingly has the upper hand. He might eventually push Blue and/or Grimes for snaps, especially on passing downs, but Polk is unlikely to have a major role in Week 1.

Browns head coach Mike Pettine said Dwayne Bowe (hamstring) will not be released, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Impact

Bowe started and played into the second half of Thursday's preseason game against the Bears, finishing with one catch for eight yards on two targets. While this obviously doesn't bode well for his involvement during the upcoming season, it's still quite possible Bowe will be a Week 1 starter. In a move they presumably already regret, the Browns signed him to a two-year, $13 million contract, including $9 million guaranteed, during the offseason.

Rashad Ross caught 10 passes (14 targets) for 103 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's preseason game against the Jaguars.

Impact

Ross finishes the preseason with a 25-267-4 receiving line in four games, having presumably earned a spot on the roster, although his heavy usage in Thursday's game might seem to suggest otherwise. At the very least, he should draw interest around the league if the Redskins don't keep him. Regardless of what happens, Ross is unlikely to have a significant Week 1 role. He'll likely be fifth or sixth on the depth chart if the Redskins keep him.

Bernard Pierce could stick on the final roster, as the Jaguars may elect to keep five running backs ESPN's Michael DiRocco reports.

Impact

With no fullback on the roster and a couple of running backs who contribute on special teams, the Jaguars can afford to keep extra bodies at the position. Pierce thus has a good chance to stick around, but he'll likely just be fourth on the depth chart. He gained 41 yards on two carries in Thursday's preseason game against the Redskins.

Corey Grant will likely make the Jaguars' final roster, ESPN's Michael DiRocco reports.

Impact

Grant, a rookie UDFA, will likely just be fourth or fifth on the depth chart at running back, but he could have a role in the return game. With no fullback on the roster, the Jags may elect to keep five running backs, ESPN's Michael DiRocco reports.

Darrius Heyward-Bey, who didn't play in Thursday's preseason game against the Panthers, is expected to fill in as the No. 3 wide receiver while Martavis Bryant serves a four-game suspension to start the season, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Impact

There was some thought that rookie Sammie Coates could help fill in for Martavis Bryant (suspension), but it seems Heyward-Bey will soak up most of the snaps. Although the Steelers make heavy use of three-wide formations, Heyward-Bey still isn't a good bet to see more than three or four targets per game in Bryant's absence.

Sammie Coates caught two passes (three targets) for 55 yards in Thursday's preseason game against the Panthers.

Impact

Coates made a couple of big plays this preseason, but as expected, he was inconsistent. Darrius Heyward-Bey, who didn't play Thursday, is expected to fill in as the No. 3 wide receiver while Martavis Bryant serves a four-game suspension to start the season, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Coates may get some snaps, but he probably won't be much of a factor to start the year.

Devin Funchess (hamstring) caught two passes (three targets) for 22 yards in Thursday's preseason game against the Steelers.

Impact

It wasn't a particularly noteworthy performance, but Funchess did prove that he's healthy and ready for Week 1. Although the rookie figures to benefit from Kelvin Benjamin's (knee) season-long absence, it's not entirely clear that Funchess will be a Week 1 starter. Still, he should have a key role in the offense, even if he's not a nominal starter.

Cameron Artis-Payne gained 27 yards on 12 carries in Thursday's preseason game against the Steelers.

Impact

Fozzy Whittaker, who is Artis-Payne's primary competition for the No. 2 spot on the depth chart, gained 18 yards on just three carries. The rookie appears to be the favorite to serve as Jonathan Stewart's top backup for early-down situations, but either Whittaker or Jordan Todman will likely be the backup for passing downs.

Bills head coach Rex Ryan said he will look into finding a replacement for Dan Carpenter, who missed a field goal in Thursday's preseason game against the Lions, Joe Buscaglia of WKBW reports.

Impact

Carpenter's terrible preseason continued, and while the Bills will take a look at the free-agent market, they may ultimately decide that there isn't a better option available. Carpenter was excellent in his first two seasons with the team.

Browns head coach Mike Pettine said Isaiah Crowell has the edge over Terrance West to start in Week 1 against the Jets, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Impact

Both running backs figure to have roles, regardless of which one gets the start. The Browns don't seem especially thrilled with either Crowell or West, so they may elect to ride the hot hand within each game. With Duke Johnson (concussion) also expected to have a role once healthy, the Cleveland backfield looks like an absolute mess for a second straight year.

Browns head coach Mike Pettine said Isaiah Crowell has the edge over Terrance West to start in Week 1 against the Jets, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Impact

Crowell and West both figure to have roles, but it's no surprise that the former is expected to start. The Browns have seemingly preferred Crowell to West since midway through last season, though it still seems Crowell will be on a short leash. With Duke Johnson (concussion) also likely to soak up some touches once he's healthy, the Browns' backfield may be just as messy as it was last year.

Tim Jennings signed with the Buccaneers on Thursday, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

After he was surprisingly released by the Bears earlier in the week, Jennings will reunite with his former head coach, Lovie Smith, in Tampa Bay. With Alterraun Verner and Johnthan Banks expected to start, Jennings will likely have to settle for competing for the No. 3 or 4 spot on the depth chart.

Reggie Wayne caught two passes (10 targets) for 24 yards in Thursday's preseason game against the Giants.

Impact

Having just signed with the Patriots last week, Wayne got an unusual amount of work for the final preseason game. Even though he was catching passes from Ryan Lindley, Thursday's showing probably didn't help Wayne's bid to have a significant role in the Week 1 offense. It remains to be seen how involved the 36-year-old will be.

Tom Savage left Thursday's game with a right shoulder injury, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

Savage reported to the locker room Thursday after taking a hit and landing awkwardly on his shoulder. The third-string quarterback was evaluated by team trainers, but no further information on the extent of his injury has been disclosed at this point.