Rookie WR Darrius Heyward-Bey has shown improvement in practice following a drop-filled start to Raiders camp.
Oakland signed journeyman OT Seth Wand to add depth with Khalif Barnes out 6-8 weeks.
2008 free agent bust WR Javon Walker (ankle, knee) remains on active/PUP but promises, “When they let me loose, it’s on after that.”
Raiders LB Kirk Morrison is losing practice reps to Ricky Brown.
Broncos coach Josh McDaniels likens Eddie Royal’s skills and versatility to Wes Welker’s.
Woody Paige of the Denver Post says he’s reserving judgment on the Broncos’ new front office and coaching staff.
Broncos $17 million safety Brian Dawkins could be out “several days” with an apparent hand injury.
The Broncos are searching for a solution at nose tackle for their new 3-4 defense.
Oft-disgruntled special teamer Kassim Osgood reported to Chargers camp with a Dennis Rodman hairdo.
Bolts WR Malcom Floyd is a sleeper for a big year with Chris Chambers in decline and 2007 first-round pick Buster Davis living up to his name.
Chargers rookie G Tyronne Green enjoys singing in his time away from football.
As the Chargers put on the pads for a fifth straight day, S Eric Weddle banged up his ankle after a collision with CB Quentin Jammer.
DE Glenn Dorsey (fatness) returned to practice to find he’d lost his starting job to rookie Alex Magee.
Chiefs third-year RB Jackie Battle is seeing some first-team practice reps as the team hunts for backfield depth.
Coach Todd Haley says S Bernard Pollard wouldn’t shut up at Wednesday’s practice.
The Chiefs have impressive fan attendance as they wrap up their last training camp at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.