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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Rodgers will work in the rehab group again today, which means he won't be down in the Hutson Center for practice. So Mike McCarthy and the medical staff are following the same format as last week. Possible practice for him would come Saturday before they fly to Washington.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Even though the Packers didn't practice on Wednesday, Mike McCarthy said the coaches "challenged them more mentally than we would on a normal Wednesday because we have to make sure we're prepared to play the game." He admitted he "took some ribbing from the coaches, especially after Monday when there was a big emphasis on hard work and then to walk in there Wednesday and cancel practice ..."

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Certainly it's still early in the Broncos season, and his four interceptions still represent a bit of a red flag in the early going, but quarterback Case Keenum's accuracy and the Broncos' improved athleticism for more catch-and-run plays in Bill Musgrave's offense can be seen a bit in the early passing numbers, especially in pass plays of 21 yards or more. In last season's 2-0 start, the Broncos had 15 pass plays of 11 yards or more, but just four pass plays of 21 yards or more. In this year's 2-0 start the Broncos have 17 pass plays of 11 yards or more, but 11 pass plays of 21 yards or more.

Michael DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

DT Abry Jones (illness) and RB Brandon Wilds (illness) are only Jaguars players not expected to practice on Thursday.

Adam Caplan @caplannfl

#Eagles signed WR DeAndre Carter and TE Billy Brown to the practice squad and released WR Reggie Davis from the practice squad.

Brady Henderson ESPN 

According to ESPN Stats & Information, only 28 teams that started 0-2 (12 percent) made the postseason since the NFL adopted its current playoff format in 1990. One was the 2015 Seahawks. Only three teams have made the playoffs after starting 0-3, which the Seahawks would fall to with a loss to Dallas Sunday. Are they feeling a sense of urgency? "Heck yeah," Pete Carroll said. "Every single game is a freaking championship opportunity. We've got to go. There's only a couple of undefeated teams in the NFC right now and let's hang ... with them. I don't want to get behind that number right now so we've got to get a win. Just like we did last week and it will be the same next week too. Nothing changes on that. The urgency is always there."

Brady Henderson ESPN 

Pete Carroll said the Seahawks were planning on bringing back veteran defensive tackle Tom Johnson, who instead signed with the Vikings Tuesday. Johnson started in Seattle's opener then was released last week so the team could promote safety Shalom Luani from the practice squad. Said Carroll: "We were concerned at the time. We had to make a move because of an entirely different position. We were forced to with the guys that got banged up on the back end and we had to try to see what we thought would happen. We had a couple of younger [defensive tackles] that one of them could have gone as well. We thought they might be more easily claimed than him and we had really hoped and had talked to him like we were bringing him right back. He got a nice deal to go on and we wish them the best. Unfortunately, we weren't able to luck out and get him on back."

Brady Henderson ESPN 

The first of Shaquill Griffin's two interceptions Monday night came on a deep ball down the sideline. Griffin says the way he turned around and located the ball was something Richard Sherman helped him with as a rookie last season.


Brady Henderson ESPN 

Whatever happened Monday night with Chris Carson doesn't sound as though it's indicative of any change to the Seahawks' depth chart at running back. Rookie first-round pick Rashaad Penny finished with more snaps and carries than Carson, who started but didn't touch the ball in the second half. Pete Carroll called Penny's performance "encouraging" but said he'd like to keep him in a complementary role behind Carson for now.