Saturday August 10th, 2014

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Chargers

  • 5-banged up players return to limited running drills on Saturday practice in helmets-shells…CB-Brandon Flowers..DE-Corey Liuget..LB-Dwight Freeney..OG-Chris Watt all took part in various drills….Liuget-Freeney full practice….Watt-Flowers worked on the side…..CB-Jason Verrett practiced without contact but ran well…….Chargers to place LB-Alvin Scioneaux on IR-list with torn knee ligament…Sign FA-LB-Special teams player Vic Aiyewa-Green Bay…Coach Mike McCoy not heaping praise on RB-Brandon Oliver nor WR-Donnie Inman saying ‘it’s only one preseason game’, but both made a number of big plays in lopsided win over Dallas…

– Scoreboard –

Detroit-W-Cleveland (13-12)

  • QB-Kellen Moore-Boise State comes off bench to throw TD pass with (:65) left in game…Moore (11-13) 121P in win…QB-Johnny Manziel debut for Browns was frantic-not much help around him (7-11) 63P-27Rushing…was running for his life on scrambles…found it tough in pocket..showed very live arm and accurate…K-Billy Cundiff 4FG for Cleveland.

NYGiants-W-Pittsburgh (20-16)

  • QB-Ryan Nassib (81P)….RB-Rashard Jennings (85R) in win…Eli Manning (0-2) in 4-possessions-Giants worked on run game…Steelers averaged only 3YPC on the ground-disappointing effort..QB-Ben Roethlisberger plays one series…RB-Dri Archer caught 46Y-pass.

Green Bay-L-Tennessee (20-16)

  • Great debut for Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt…Titans defense 4QBX….Tennessee got TDs from RBs-Bishop Sankey-Jackie Battle-Shon Greene…QBs-Charley Whitehurst-Zac Mettenberger combine (181P)…Packers QB-Aaron Rogers did not play…GB OL-very leaky…Defense got pushed around field…

Arizona-W-Houston (32-0)

  • Carson Palmer-Drew Stanton throw 1st quarter TD passes…Cards jump to (17-0) lead in opening period…Texans offense struggled with QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick (6-14) 55P….Coach Bill O’Brien debut marred by poor offensive execution…Outgained (407-172)…Texans 2-turnovers-2 sacks allowed..DE-Jadeveon Clowney-lst pick in draft 1T-1TL-No sacks…Texans played without WR-Andre Johnson..RB-Arian Foster.

– Notes from camp –

Buffalo

  • OT-Cordy Glenn-out all preseason with viral infection-activated from PUP.

Cleveland

  • QB-Johnny Manziel will get snaps in practice with lst unit…Had little protection with backups-scrambled 6X…did throw pinpoint passes.

Cincinnati

  • Signs FA-QB-Tyler Wilson-ex Raider….QB-Jason Campbell out with arm injury…QB-Matt Scott-threw up while in shotgun formation-said high humidity-sinus infection-no huddle offense caused him to get sick on field-he then threw TD pass.

Denver

  • RB-Juvan Thompson gets snaps with lst team offense because of injuries Montee Ball-CJ Anderson..RB-Ronnie HIllman moved back 2nd unit.

Indianapolis

  • LB-Dan Adongo-IR-Torn Bicep.

Kansas City

  • S-Steven Gregory-Retires at Age 31.

Minnesota

  • DT-Linval Joseph escapes serious injury-shot in calf as innocent bystander when shooting broke out in nightclub.

NYGiants

  • RB-Rashard Jennings scores on 75Y-TD run..about to take over starting spot injuries to David Wilson..Peyton Hillis.

NYJets

  • QB-Michael Vick inserted with lst offensive unit-running Wildcat plays.

Oakland

  • QB-Matt Schaub gets vote of confidence from Coach Dennis Allen-despite poor opening night outing..QB-Derek Carr will continue practicing with 2nd unit…LB-Khalil Mack-2T-1TLoss in first start…RB-Latavius Murray ran hard with power and may play some in short yardage package.

St Louis

  • DE-Michael Sam-1T..1TL..1QB Pressure in first outing…played with 3rd string unit.

San Francisco

  • Rumors 49ers shopping to trade holdout OT-Alex Boone…Giants-Tampa Bay interested.

Tampa Bay

  • QB-Mike Glennon (11-14) 140P-may move to starting QB spot this week in practice.

Washington

  • DE-Jason Hatcher-activated from PUP-recovered from knee surgery last year.

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