Lions running back Montell Owens left Friday's preseason game against the Jaguars in the opening quarter with a an apparent head injury, the team announced. Owens was taken back to the locker and was evaluated for a head injury. The team has not revealed the extent of the injury, though he was unable to return.
Lions rookie linebacker Kyle Van Noy, who underwent sports hernia surgery last week, is a candidate for short-term injured reserve, reports MLive.com. That designation would sideline him for at least eight games.
Buccaneers defensive back Bradley McDougald suffered a knee injury during the first half of Saturday's preseason game against the Bills, and was unable to return to the game. The extent of the injury is not yet known at this point.
Buccaneers wide receiver Louis Murphywas knocked out of Thursday's preseason finale against Washington with a back injury, the team announced. He sustained the injury early in the third quarter and will likely be evaluated leading up to his team's season opener against the Panthers.