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NFL News & Rumors: Monday 8/20

49ers

  • RB Brandon Jacobs has not been officially ruled out for week 1 after injuring his knee. (Matt Maiocco)
  • RB LaMichael James has been walking without any limp on Monday following his foot injury. (Matt Maiocco)

Bears

Bengals

Broncos

  • RB Ronnie Hillman will make his preseason debut against the 49ers Sunday, Hillman has missed the past two games due to an injured hamstring. (Lindsay Jones)

Browns

Buccaneers

Cardinals

  • RB Beanie Wells seems set to make his preseason debut Thursday against the Titans. (Kent Somers)
  • OT D.J. Young will be the starting left tackle for the Cardinals on Thursday. (Kent Somers)
  • QB John Skelton is expected to play into the 2nd half in the Cardinals 3rd preseason game. (AZ Central)

Chargers

Chiefs

Colts

Cowboys

  • Rookie fifth round pick WR Danny Coale has no secured a roster spot. (Josh Ellis)
  • WR Andre Holmes injured his back during Monday’s practice and will get an MRI done. (Calvin Watkins)

Dolphins

Eagles

Falcons

Giants

Jaguars

Jets

  • OT Wayne Hunter may be in jeopardy of losing his staring right tackle spot after head coach Rex Ryan wouldn’t commit to Hunter being a week 1 starter. (Manish Mehta)
  • OT Stephon Hoyer has been waived (Manish Mehta)
  • After two preseason games head coach Rex Ryan has been pleased “overall” with QB Mark Sanchez‘s performance. (Manish Mehta)

Lions

Packers

  • The Packers are continuing to be cautious with RB Alex Green by limiting his snap count at camp. (Jason Wilde)

Panthers

  • Head coach Ron Rivera is going to take a committee approach with the No. 2 tight end role. (Jonathan Jones)

Raiders

Ravens

Redskins

  • LB Brian Orakpo‘s agent says that Orakpo’s MRI revealed “nothing serious at all” in his shoulder. (Mark Maske)
  • Head Coach Mike Shannahan will hold out both LB Brian Orakpo and DB Brandon Meriweather will not play in another preseason game after MRI’s on both players came back negative. (John Keim)

Saints

Seahawks

Steelers