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Lindsey Thiry ESPN 

After a strong performance in Week 1 of the preseason agains the Ravens, rookie running back John Kelly continued to impress against the Raiders. The sixth-round pick from Tennessee received a bulk of the carries, given starter Todd Gurley did not play and Justin Davis was sidelined because of a hamstring injury. Kelly rushed for 56 yards and a touchdown in 18 carries. "I was just happy to get the snaps," Kelly said. "Be out there to get the clicking with my teammates and everybody." Kelly took a handoff on fourth-and-two, fumbled as he crossed the goal line, but recovered his own fumble for a touchdown. "I was trying to pad the stats," he said, chuckling. It was once thought the Rams would only carry three running backs. But because several positions opened on special teams, it's possible they keep four.

Lindsey Thiry ESPN 

Sean McVay said after a preseason victory over the Raiders that he saw "definite improvement" from backup quarterback Sean Mannion. Mannion completed 10-of-16 passes for 84 yards. He went three-and-out the first two series before completing a 17-yard pass to Michael Thomas to establish a rhythm. He later completed a 47-yard pass to KhaDarel Hodge. "Tough start a little bit, but I think the big play down the field to Hodge and then earlier on when he hit Mike Thomas off the play action on the deep in-breaking route – those were two big plays," McVay said. Mannion, who completed three-of-13 passes for 13 yards with an interception against the Ravens last week, said he felt ready to be inserted in a regular-season game, if the need arises. "The preseason is a great chance for everybody to get live reps and real game action," Mannion said, adding, "I absolutely feel comfortable going into a game if need be."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers have signed a second running back this weekend.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Adam Gase said he doesn't need to see Frank Gore play in the preseason, but Gore has been "driving him insane" about sitting on the sidelines (vet rest). He could make his Dolphins debut in Saturday's home preseason game vs. Ravens.

Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Foles will practice today, according to coach Doug Pederson. Wentz will take part in 11-on-11 and split first-team reps with Foles.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston said he knew there was a flag on the touchdown throw to Chris Godwin so that enabled him to take a chance on that throw to him, even though he was off-balance and being brought to the ground. But he added, "In film, I'm probably going to get yelled at, but at the end of the day, I've got to learn from those."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Taylor Moton getting first-team reps at left tackle for Panthers with Matt Kalil not hère. Kalil allowed two sacks in Friday's preseason win against Miami. Jeremiah Sirles opened at right tackle for Moton. Depth at line getting to be a concern.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

The Eagles are the best team in the NFL, per ESPN's Football Power Index. Changes to the vig on Philadelphia's season win total earlier this offseason bumped the defending champs over New England. However, the Patriots (17%) and Steelers (13%) remain more likely to win the Super Bowl than the Eagles (13%) because there are fewer contenders in the AFC. Note: these numbers were run before AJ McCarron's injury, which will affect the Bills' rating.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers looking for practice depth at tight end signed undrafted rookie Jason Reese and waived/injured wide receiver Fred Ross. Tight end Chris Manhertz remains on PUP. Reese played at Missouri where he finished with 29 receptions for 369 yards and five touchdowns.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

We'll see in the coming weeks how much Orlando Scandrick still has to give, but at this point it's not a bad idea for the Chiefs to add a veteran cornerback. His signing gives the Chiefs a fourth veteran at corner, joining Kendall Fuller, Steven Nelson and David Amerson. Nelson has a concussion and Amerson has been less than solid during the first two preseason games.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints safety and special teams hopeful Rickey Jefferson suffered a torn ACL in Friday's preseason game, a source confirmed (first reported by the New Orleans Advocate). Jefferson was a roster long shot after he just re-signed with New Orleans two weeks ago. He went undrafted out of LSU in 2017 and spent last summer with the Raiders before being released. He signed a reserve/futures deal with the Saints in January but was released in May.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cut by the Washington Redskins last week, former Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick has signed a one-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to a source.