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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers backup quarterback Derek Anderson has missed his third straight practice from soreness following Friday's preseason game against New England. Could be Joe Webb for four quarters against Pittsburgh Thursday night unless Anderson improves.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers coach Chip Kelly says he would like to make a decision on starting QB after Thursday night's preseason finale in San Diego. Announcement could come as soon as Friday. Blaine Gabbert still considered favorite to win the job though Kelly won't tip his hand on that yet.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Janis is in pads and without the club cast he used yesterday on his broken right hand. He has only a split today.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Golden Tate on whether he would do Dancing With the Stars: "We'll see how my body feels and even if they want me to be on it. Maybe." Tate said he has really "stiff hips" and he would have to stretch a lot more before he would be on it. "But maybe," Tate said.

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UPDATE: Myke Tavarres' agent, Corey Williams, says he has reversed course and "plans on standing for the national anthem."

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell, speaking at annual kickoff luncheon, says team is talented enough that "we don't have to be perfect anymore." Says team has ability to overcome mistakes, like a turnover, better than the last 3 years.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons putting rookie WR Devin Fuller on IR with shoulder injury, Dan Quinn announced. Fuller injured in last week's game vs. Dolphins. Rookie seventh round pick from UCLA

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers coach Chip Kelly says that QB Colin Kaepernick is one of the team's two best quarterbacks right now and there have been no conversations about releasing him. Kaepernick will play Thursday night against the San Diego Chargers but the amount of snaps has not been determined yet. Kelly says QB Blaine Gabbert won't play against the Chargers.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn, a big military supporter, talks about the respect for the flag, military in light of the Colin Kaepernick protest.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Did not practice: LB Jonathan Casillas, LB Jasper Brinkley, S Darian Thompson, TE Will Johnson, DB Leon Hall, LB BJ Goodson. TE Ryan Malleck and OT Byron Stingily left early with injuries.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills coach Rex Ryan believes that all coaches are in favor of eliminating the 75-man cutdown, which comes today at 4 p.m. and prevents some players on the roster bubble from competing in the fourth preseason game. The Redskins have proposed such a change to the NFL's bylaws for at least the past three league meetings, but it has not been passed.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said the decision to release linebacker Perry Riley and Stephen Paea was as much about who else they had at the position more than the fact they didn't think those two could help.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills announce they sent an undisclosed 2018 draft pick to Green Bay for OLB Lerentee McCray.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

New Bills OLB Lerentee McCray figures to contribute more on special teams for Buffalo than defense. He played 50 percent of special teams snaps last season for Denver and only 10 percent of defensive snaps.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Raven WR Breshad Perriman said he's done everything to be cleared for his NFL debut Thursday night. "I'm ready to go," Perriman said. He did say it was still the coach's decision.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

In addition to trading OLB Lerentee McCray to Buffalo, here are the Packers other moves to get down to 75:

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Julio Jones (ankle), Adrian Clayborn (shoulder), Kemal Ishmael (shoulder), and Brandon Wilds (knee) won't play Thursday vs. Jaguars. Matt Bryant, Dwight Freeney, Dashon Goldson, and Terron Ward will play.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills have acquired LB Lerentee McCray from the Green Bay Packers for a draft selection, source tells ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vikings announced their first round of cuts: offensive linemen Sean Hickey and Austin Shepherd, wide receivers Terrell Sinkfield and Marken Michel, defensive ends Theiren Cockran and Claudell Louis, quarterback Brad Sorensen, linebacker Terrance Plummer and tight end Brian Leonhardt.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Good news for the Dolphins: WR Kenny Stills is going through the team's walkthrough today. Stills didn't finish practice on Monday.