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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Early look-in at practice: DE Mo Wilkerson (shoulder), WR Robby Anderson (knee) and RG Brian Winters (abdomen) are sitting out for the second day in a row. Anderson, wearing a brace, did some running off to the side.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers not practicing: WR Randall Cobb (chest) S Kentrell Brice (groin) CB Davon House (quad) LB Jake Ryan (concussion/hamstring) OLB Nick Perry (hand) T David Bakhtiari (hamstring) DT Mike Daniels (hip)

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Jordy Nelson but not Randall Cobb at practice. Bryan Bulaga but not David Bakhtiari. The Packers may be down one starting receiver and one starting tackle on Sunday vs. the Bengals.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Ricky Jean Francois (99) was back on the field a little more than the a week after the Packers released him. Jason Spriggs (hamstring) was moved to IR to make room for the veteran defensive tackle.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Antonio Brown, appearing for Chunky MAXX Soup, served as part-time coach at Thomas Jefferson (Pa.) HS this week for the soup's 'We fill in, you fill up' campaign. The head coach got a soup break while Brown gave a pep talk and taught routes. Campbell's Soup is 'a brand I grew up with,' Brown said.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is back practicing after missing yesterday with a right ankle injury. His noticeable limp is gone and he looks to be moving well.

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John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Tight end Jordan Reed went through individual drills with the receivers -as tight ends worked on blocking. Reed did not take part in one-on-one work. He's nursing a sprained shoulder and rib injury.

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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs linebacker Kwon Alexander is not practicing today and hasn't been out on the field with teammates the last two days. He's dealing with a hamstring injury. Rookie Kendell Beckwith stepped in for him last week and told me he'd be totally comfortable doing it again and making the calls on defense.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Le'Veon Bell said JuJu Smith-Schuster's block on Vikings safety Harrison Smth was so good that 'he kind of surprised me.'

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Jason Spriggs (hamstring) will go on injured reserve to make room for Ricky Jean Francois.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Caldwell: When Ameer Abdullah and Theo Riddick are healthy, Lions run game is "respectable." Said they'll never rush for 300 yards in a game in a wishbone, but they want to be respectable with the run -- and they are when Abdullah and Riddick are healthy.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Tight end Jordan Reed is going though stretching exercises as the Redskins get ready for practice.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Caldwell said "it's a lot of different factors" with why Zach Zenner hasn't been active in games. Mentioned special teams, but said if he's active, they have confidence in him and believe he can run well. (Dwayne Washington has been the team's kick returner, which has helped solidify his role on the active roster).

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Caldwell praising the fans again -- said he noticed the large amount of Lions jerseys on the road Monday night against the Giants.

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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Caldwell won't say if George Johnson's signing means anything about Armonty Bryant. Said "it's not wise" to answer that question. A lot can happen between now and Week 5, when Bryant is eligible to come off suspension.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Linebacker Anthony Hitchens, who suffered a right tibial plateau fracture on Aug. 26 against Oakland, is on the practice field for the first time in the regular season. He is not in full pads but he is going through rehab on the field.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Defensive tackle Stephen Paea is not at practice during the portion open to the media. He has a knee condition that the Cowboys will monitor from time to time. Cornerbacks Orlando Scandrick (hand) and Awuzie (hamstring) are on the field but Awuzie is going through rehab work. Nolan Carroll is not practicing because of a concussion.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Houston won't practice today for Chiefs because of illness.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins HC Adam Gase said RT Ja'Wuan James had his best game since Gase has been here.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins HC Adam Gase said he hasn't made any decision on the future of LB Lawrence Timmons. "I'm taking it one day at a time," Gase said.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins HC Adam Gase said he was "trying to be too cute" with his offensive play calling in the first half. He believes he called a bad game.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

On the injury front, RB Rex Burkhead (ribs) remained out at the start of practice for the second day in a row. Meanwhile, starting right tackle Marcus Cannon (ankle/concussion) was back for the start of the practice after missing Wednesday. How much he does in team drills will be learned later in the day. Also, reserve DT Vincent Valentine (knee) was not spotted.