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FBN-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE - Part 4=3

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f appendicitis was made. He is expected to play in Week 1.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Osweiler, Brock

QB Brock Osweiler led the second-team offense to a touchdown against the first-team defense during the Broncos' scrimmage Aug. 2. The backup played one full series and completed all three of his passes for 33 yards and a touchdown. He also scrambled twice for 10 yards.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Sanders, Emmanuel

WR Emmanuel Sanders suffered a strain of the right quadriceps during practice Aug. 4, and did not practice the next day. He appears unlikely to play against the Seahawks.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Vickerson, Kevin

DT Kevin Vickerson is practicing after last season's dislocated hip, but was listed on the second team behind Sylvester Williams on the initial depth chart.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Thomas, Julius

TE Julius Thomas was held out of the scrimmage Aug. 2 because of a thigh bruise suffered in practice Aug. 1, but he was back to full participation Aug. 4 after the team's off day.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Ware, DeMarcus

DE DeMarcus Ware is back to practicing after suffering a leg bruise, but was held of the team's scrimmage Aug. 2. Ware indicated that if this were the regular season, he would not have missed any time.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Harris Jr., Chris

CB Chris Harris returned to practice on July 30, but is being eased back into work as he completes recovery from a torn ACL. Harris was limited to individual and walk-through work until Aug. 4, when he took part in a seven-on-seven period for the first time since his injury Jan. 12.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Young, Louis

CB Louis Young has been sidelined with a groin strain. Young was one of the standouts of the first four days of camp, thanks to a series of takeaways.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Latta, Greg

DE Greg Latta has been sidelined for a week with a hip injury. Even if Latta returns, he will have trouble pushing for a roster spot, largely because of the emergence of rookie Kenny Anunike.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Vaughn, Chase

DE Chase Vaughn has been sidelined for the last week because of a knee injury. Vaughn came to the Broncos after hopscotching through four professional leagues, most recently the Arena Football League. He'd flashed some pass-rush ability prior to being injured.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Mitchell, Charles

S Charles Mitchell suffered a hamstring injury in practice Feb. 5. Mitchell is on the fourth team at safety.

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NFL Note - Chicago Bears Allen, Jared

DE Jared Allen missed three straight practices for what coach Marc Trestman called, "family reasons."

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NFL Note - Chicago Bears Frey, Isaiah

CB Isaiah Frey went out with a hamstring injury at Tuesday's practice. Frey had been the starting nickel back last year after Kelvin Hayden's torn hamstring.

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NFL Note - Chicago Bears Mills, Jordan

RT Jordan Mills left Tuesday's practice with foot soreness. Mills had foot surgery in the offseason after suffering a broken foot against Green Bay in the regular season finale last year.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Garcon, Pierre

WR Pierre Garcon, who has been dealing with hamstring issues, was held out of practice on Aug. 5.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Clark, Ryan

FS Ryan Clark left practice early on Aug. 5 after tweaking a hamstring.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Thomas, Phillip

S Phillip Thomas, who has been dealing with hamstring issues, was held out of team drills on Aug. 5.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Jackson, Rob

OLB Rob Jackson returned to full practice after sitting out team drills on Aug. 4 with a shoulder injury suffered on Aug. 2.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Hatcher, Jason

DE Jason Hatcher remains on physically unable to perform after having his left knee scoped in late June. Hatcher could return when the Redskins resume practice after Thursday's preseason opener against New England.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Bowen, Stephen

DE Stephen Bowen remains on PUP as he continues to rehab from microfracture knee surgery late last fall. Bowen expects to return this month.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Hankerson, Leonard

WR Leonard Hankerson remains on PUP as he continues to rehab from ACL surgery late last fall. There has been no timetable for Hankerson's return.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Jackson, DeSean

WR DeSean Jackson returned on Aug. 4 after missing the previous practice with sore legs.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Williams, Trent

T Trent Williams returned on Aug. 2 after missing the previous practice with a sore shin.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Davis, Akeem

S Akeem Davis returned on Aug. 2 after missing two days for the birth of his child.

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NFL Note - San Diego Chargers Gates, Antonio

TE Antonio Gates has returned to practice after spending time with his family after the death of his 22-year-old sister. Gates isn't expected to play on Thursday.

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NFL Note - San Diego Chargers Watt, Chris

RG Chris Watt left practice with an undisclosed injury, one that appeared to be above his shoulders. His status for Thursday wasn't clear.

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NFL Note - San Diego Chargers Flowers, Brandon

CB Brandon Flowers isn't likely to play Thursday as the team is bringing him along slowly after an offseason knee surgery.

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NFL Note - San Diego Chargers Brown, Vincent

WR Vincent Brown (calf) remains out.

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NFL Note - San Diego Chargers Verrett, Jason

CB Jason Verrett is practicing but while wearing a red jersey to signify he's hands-off because of a mending shoulder. He won't go on Thursday.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Polumbus, Tyler

T Tyler Polumbus returned on Aug. 2 after missing three days for personal reasons.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Worthington, Doug

DE Doug Worthington injured a hamstring on July 28 and was back in team drills on Aug. 4.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Rice Jr., Jerry

WR Jerry Rice Jr. was placed on the waived injured list on Aug. 4 with a torn labrum suffered on July 31.

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NFL Note - Washington Redskins Towns, Jeremy

DL Jeremy Towns, a rookie FA, was signed on Aug.

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