Jairus Byrd back at practice
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/19/2014) Saints safety Jairus Byrd returned to practice Tuesday after missing workouts Sunday and Monday, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Byrd had back surgery this summer and was unavailable for the first part of training camp.

Robert Lester returns to action Sunday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/17/2014) Panthers defensive back Robert Lester, who suffered an AC sprain in the preseason opener, returned to action Sunday at home against Kansas City. Lester registered one tackle in his return.

Paul Worrilow a tackling machine
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/17/2014) Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow played the first half against the Texans and finished with a team-high eight tackles. He had one tackle for loss and a quarterback hit.

Last year, Worrilow led Atlanta with 127 tackles, becoming the first undrafted rookie in franchise history to pace the team.


Troy Polamalu feeling good
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/17/2014) Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, entering his 12th season, said he feels a little better physically than he did at this point last year, reports ESPN.com. Polamalu made five tackles in just over a quarter Saturday night against the Bills.

"It was nice to see some live action," he said. "I feel good."

Polamalu did not miss a snap last year. He will try to play all 16 games in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2004-05.


Kelcy Quarles makes preseason debut
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Giants defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles made his preseason debut Saturday night against the Colts. Quarles, who missed the opener with an ankle injury, finished the game with just one tackle.

Calvin Pryor makes impact plays in preseason debut
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Jets rookie defensive back Calvin Pryor was able to make his preseason debut Saturday night against Cincinnati. Pryor recovered a fumble on a strip sack by Demario Davis in the second quarter. He finished with a team-high seven tackles (four solo) with a tackle for loss and a pass defended.

J.K. Schaffer exits preseason game with head injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Bengals linebacker J.K. Schaffer left Saturday's preseason game against the Jets after taking a shot to the head. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game.

Ras-I Dowling exits game with groin injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Jets cornerback Ras-I Dowling left Saturday's preseason game against Cincinnati with a groin injury, the New York Post reports. Dowling signed with the team on a reserve/futures contract in January. He is fighting for a spot with the Jets this preseason.

Darqueze Dennard exits game with hip injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Bengals rookie cornerback Darqueze Dennard was forced out of Saturday's preseason game against the Jets with a hip injury.

The No. 24 overall pick in this year's draft suffered the injury in the first half. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game and will likely be further evaluated moving forward. The team has not revealed the extent of the injury.

Rashaan Melvin departs with ankle injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Buccaneers cornerback Rashaan Melvin left Saturday's preseason game against the Dolphins with a left ankle injury, according to the team's official website. Melvin left the game in the first quarter because of the ailment. He will likely be evaluated moving forward.

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