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Kenjon Barner was traded to the Eagles on Tuesday in exchange for a conditional 2015 seventh-round draft pick.

Impact

After a rookie season marred by foot and ankle injuries, a healthy Barner failed to make an impact for the Panthers in the preseason, mustering eight yards on eight carries. A reunion with Eagles head man Chip Kelly, his college coach at Oregon, could be exactly what Barner needs to revitalize his stalled career and take advantage of his ability as a playmaker in space out of the backfield or as a returner.

Johnathan Joseph (toe) participated in Tuesday's practice, CSN Houston reports.

Impact

Joseph, who underwent toe surgery last winter, has missed a lot of time during training camp and has yet to play in a preseason game.

Brandon Brooks participated in his first practice Tuesday after being removed from the Active/Non-Football Injury list, CSN Houston reports.

Impact

Brooks is expected to return to a role as the starting right guard.

Nick Collins (neck) officially announced his retirement from football Tuesday on his Twitter account.

Impact

Collins, 31, was one of the top free safeties in the league before suffering a severe neck injury on an attempted tackle in Week 2 of the 2011 season. The Packers waived him a season later after team doctors refused to clear him for a return, and it seems Collins has finally accepted that the injury won't allow him to play football again. He played seven years with the Packers, collecting 21 interceptions and earning three Pro Bowl nods during his career.

Odell Beckham (hamstring) will sit out Friday's game against the Jets, the Associated Press reports.

Impact

Beckham has been limited to just six practices since pulling his hamstring early in camp, but it was believed he was only sitting out Tuesday's session for precautionary reasons. In any case, Beckham will miss his fourth straight preseason game due to the injury, which could result in him struggling to see the field in the early weeks of the regular season.

Michael Brockers (ankle) participated in Tuesday's practice, taking part in both individual and team drills, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.

Impact

The injury forced Brockers out of last Saturday's preseason tilt with the Packers, but his return to practice suggests he could be available for the Rams' remaining two exhibitions. Brockers can be penciled in for a starting role at tackle on the team's deep defensive line.

Glenn Dorsey (biceps) agreed to a two-year contract extension with the 49ers on Tuesday, Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com reports.

Impact

Dorsey is uncertain to play in 2014 after tearing his biceps in training camp, but in signing Dorsey to a new deal, they'll be able to ensure he doesn't hit the open market next summer. He'll likely be placed on injured reserve to start the season, but there's a good chance he could be the club's designated player to return if he progresses well in his recovery.

John Potter is mounting a challenge to open the season as the Dolphins' starting kicker, according to the Miami Herald.

Impact

Caleb Sturgis is dealing with a slow-healing groin injury, which has allowed Potter to get his foot in the door.

Charles Clay (knee) was able to practice in full Tuesday, according to the Miami Herald.

Impact

Clay practiced in 11-on-11 drills, proving that his knee is back at full strength. He could be the key to the Miami passing game as he is a big target over the middle that Ryan Tannehill was extremely comfortable throwing to last season.

John Abraham participated in Monday's padded practice, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Impact

Abraham's fitness level isn't known, but he's nonetheless fitting in individual drills at the very least. While it's unknown if he'll be available to play in the Cardinals' third preseason contest Sunday versus the Bengals, he should be ready once the regular season commences on Sept. 8 against the Chargers, barring a potential suspension for a DUI arrest in June.

Shaquelle Evans (shoulder) was waived/injured by the Jets on Tuesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Impact

He'll likely revert to the Jets' injured reserve list once he clears waivers. Evans, a fourth-round draft pick from UCLA, underwent season-ending shoulder surgery Tuesday.

Marcus Gilbert signed a five-year, $30 million extension with the Steelers on Tuesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Impact

Gilbert was a rock for the Steelers at the right tackle spot in 2013, starting all 16 games to add some needed stability to an offensive line that had been besieged by injuries the last two seasons. The sizable contract demonstrates that the Steelers view Gilbert as a core player on the offensive line for years to come.

Brett Keisel re-signed with the Steelers on Tuesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Impact

The Cardinals were said to be making a push for Keisel after losing Darnell Dockett to a season-ending knee injury, but the longtime Steeler will once again be donning the black and gold. Keisel started 12 games last season, racking up 29 total tackles and four sacks. Given his experience in Dick LeBeau's 3-4 defense, there's a good chance he'll beat out Cam Thomas to earn one of the starting roles at defensive end.

The rib injury Travis Benjamin suffered Monday does not appear serious, according to Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal.

Impact

Head coach Mike Pettine said he thinks Benjamin is "OK," so it does not appear he is facing a long-term absence. However, it remains to be seen how the injury will affect his status moving forward.

The Bills released Kevin Elliott on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports.

Impact

Elliott needed to beat out several players in order to even have a shot at a roster spot, but he could not. He will seek work elsewhere.

The Dolphins reached an injury settlement with Pat Devlin and waived him Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports.

Impact

Devlin could return to Miami after spending the last few seasons with the team, but his removal from injured reserve indicates the Dolphins are ready to give him a chance to find work elsewhere.

Akeem Ayers is currently listed behind fellow linebacker Kamerion Wimbley on the Titans' depth chart.

Impact

Ayers had offseason surgeries on both knees, but he hasn't been limited in training camp. He'll be battling Wimbley for playing time, and even if he doesn't start, the 2011 second-round pick, who had only one sack in 16 games in 2013, is expected to see his fair share of snaps.

Julio Jones (foot) will have his workload increased, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Impact

Jones, who continues to work back from foot surgery, will begin practicing every day. The Falcons have been holding him out of consecutive practices, but coach Mike Smith wants Jones to be ready to carry a heavy workload during the regular season. "It's important to have all of our guys ready to do that are going to play 60 snaps," Smith said. "That's not possible if you're not practicing every day. You're going to see over the next 10 days a change in who's practicing."

Odell Beckham (hamstring) said that he sat out Tuesday's practice for precautionary reasons, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports.

Impact

It was reported earlier in the day that Beckham suffered a setback with his hamstring, but given the connotation of that word in reference to injury recovery, he made sure to clarify that he sat out in order to avoid a potential setback, not because he experienced one. Whether Beckham actually suffered a setback or not, he will not play in the Giants' upcoming preseason game, and it remains to be seen if he will be ready for Week 1.

The Eagles are evaluating potential competitors for Alex Henery's kicking job, Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Impact

A serious threat to Henery's job has not emerged, but it appears the team is not totally satisfied with how he has kicked during training camp and wants to either provide some motivation or look at other players altogether. Though he is not a lock for the job at the moment, Henery is still the favorite to open the season as the Eagles' kicker.