Said Bills coach Chan Gailey of Tuesday’s practice, “There were some glitches, to be honest with you. And we told [the team] we were going to practice just like a game week this week. Spiders on Wednesday, pads on Thursday and spiders back again on Friday. We are doing it the same way this week and we are trying to learn our tempo. Without pads on you have to have great tempo. We have to learn that.”
The Ravens’ backup quarterback battle appears to be close.
Said Colts CB Jerraud Powers of teammate WR Austin Collie suffering another concussion, “It’s scary, especially with all the information that’s been coming out the last two years or whatever. You see someone, you want what’s best for them, and he’s a smart enough guy that he’ll make the right decisions. He’s a heck of a player.”
Here’s the BBC’s story on the Jaguars playing an annual game in London.
Titans WR Kenny Britt says he’s not worried about the consequences of his recent DUI arrest: “That’s just another bump in the road, another pothole in the road that we’ve got to go over and smoothing that out,” Britt said Tuesday. “That’s something I’m not putting in my head right now, just hoping to recover from these knee injuries.”
Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel says he won’t necessarily follow the usual protocol of having his starters play a lot in the third preseason game and then not play at all in the fourth preseason game.
The Raiders are preparing for this week’s preseason game against the Lions like it’s a regular-season game.
Philadelphia DE Brandon Graham expects opposing offenses to try screens and draws to slow the Eagles’ defense down.
The Lions have a close competition at punter.
A lot of Packers will be playing for their jobs in Thursday’s preseason game against the Bengals.
The punt return job in Minnesota is still open.
Said Falcons RB Michael Turner of having just 14 yards on eight carries in the preseason, “It’s just a glorified practice. You just want to get out there, get the looks and make the corrections from the game tape like you do for any other practice. You still want to look sharp and crisp out there and hopefully we’ll clean all that up this week.”
Panthers starting C Ryan Kalil and backup C Jeff Byers have been competing since their days as USC teammates, when Byers was considered a blue-chip prospect and Kalil struggled to beat him out.
The Buccaneers’ preseason game against the Patriots will be blacked out on local television.
As the Cardinals wrap up training camp, they still have plenty of questions to answer.
Randy Moss has convinced many of his 49ers teammates to take up swimming for some additional conditioning work after practice.
For Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, getting the quarterback decision right could define his legacy in Seattle.