New York Jets safety Eric Smith, a key backup and a valuable special teams player, sprained the MCL in his left knee Friday night and likely will miss the remainder of the preseason, a league source confirmed Saturday.
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Source — New York Jets safety Eric Smith suffers sprained MCL, likely out for preseason
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Reviewing film of the Chicago Bears offensive line’s performance Thursday night against the Denver Broncos revealed what the unit…
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Garza: O-line needs to get more physical
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Linebacker Keith Brooking participated in his first padded practice with the Denver Broncos on Saturday, subbing for rookie Danny Trevathan (ankle) at weakside linebacker behind Wesley Woodyard.
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Brooking wants to push, teach Broncos youngsters (The Associated Press)
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to training camp Saturday after missing six days of camp but did not practice during the team’s afternoon session, ESPN Chicago reported.
Urlacher returns to Bears camp, doesn’t pracice (The SportsXchange)
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to training camp after missing time for what the team called personal reasons, but he did not take part in the afternoon practice session Saturday.
Chicago Bears’ Brian Urlacher back at training camp but misses practice
The Atlanta Falcons finished the 2011 season with an overall record of 10-6. They held a record of 6-2 at home playing their games at the Georgia Dome and went 4-4 on the road. The Falcons ranked 10th in total offense and 12th in total defense in 2011.
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Atlanta Falcons 2012 NFL TV Schedule (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh says the team will likely ”dodge a bullet” after linebacker Aldon Smith left Friday night’s 17-6 preseason victory over the Minnesota Vikings with a bruised hip.
49ers LB Aldon Smith injures hip (The Associated Press)
It was just a smattering of plays on a rainy August night in Chicago in a game that didn’t count, but Broncos running back Willis McGahee says it is a sign of things to come.
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Broncos hope for options on offense
DENVER — Jim Miller is a former Bears quarterback who worked the team’s preseason game Thursday on a Chicago television station.
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Denver Broncos fourth-string QB impresses