DeVonta Smith is trending in the right direction.
The Eagles' rookie wideout has been upgraded to day to day after missing the past two weeks with an MCL sprain, per coach Nick Sirianni. Smith went down in the first week of training camp and was initially classified as week to week.
Sirianni did not rule out the No. 10 pick of the 2021 draft from playing in Philadelphia's second preseason game against the Patriots next week.
"I don't want to put a timetable as far as if he'll be ready for Thursday, I don't know yet," Sirianni said Saturday. "He's working hard and working hard to get back and our trainers and our strength staff (are) doing a great job of bringing him back, and so he's day to day. I look forward to seeing him out there in practice soon."
- Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Neville Gallimore will miss 4-6 weeks after his MRI revealed a dislocated elbow with minimal structure damage, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. It's considered the best-case scenario for Gallimore, who exited Friday's game against the Cardinals early but avoided a tear, Rapoport added. In other Cowboys news, quarterback Dak Prescott (shoulder strain) continues to progress and had no issues after throwing prior to Friday's preseason game, Rapoport reported. Rapoport added all tests have been good.
- Seattle Seahawks tight end Colby Parkinson's foot injury won't require surgery, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. The second-year receiving target could return in a matter of weeks rather than months, Pelissero added. It's a better prognosis than a year ago when his foot injury at the beginning of the season and missed 10 games.
- Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel said running back Darrynton Evans, who suffered a knee injury in Friday's game against the Falcons, is day to day. Titans edge rusher Trevon Coley will meet with Dr. Robert Anderson on Monday about his foot injury, Pelissero reported. There's an initial concern that Coley's injury could be season-ending, Pelissero reported, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
- Vikings running back Kene Nwangwu (knee) and linebacker Cameron Smith (concussion) did not play in the second half against the Broncos.
- Broncos running back Levante Bellamy (ankle) did not return after being injured in the second half against the Vikings.
- Jaguars safety Andrew Wingard suffered a concussion against the Browns and was ruled out for the remainder of the game.
- Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith (concussion) did not return against the Raiders after getting hurt in the first half.
- Houston Texans receiver Anthony Miller was taken off the field on a cart with an apparent injury. Head coach David Culley said after the game that Miller suffered a slight dislocation in his shoulder and is set to have an MRI.
- Giants receiver Kadarius Toney was held out against the Jets after aggravating an injury during the week, according to coach Joe Judge. He added that the team hopes Toney will return to practice next week.
- Rams wideout Ben Skowronek sustained a fractured forearm and will undergo surgery on Monday, the team announced.
- The Pittsburgh Steelers' acquisition of Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Joe Schobert in exchange for a 2022 sixth-round pick was made official.
- The Chicago Bears signed veteran offensive tackle Jason Peters, per Peters' agency. The longtime Eagles OT will play his 18th season in 2021; Peters appeared in eight games for Philly last season.
- The Falcons waived/injured receiver J'Mon Moore, and waived defensive end John Atkins, safety Marcus Murphy and offensive lineman William Sweet.
- The 49ers signed ex-Seahawks and Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks, Rapoport reported. Kendricks appeared in one game for Seattle in 2020.