Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, who had been out with a bruised foot, returned to practice Monday, reports ESPN.com. Charles hasn't played since the preseason opener and won't see the field again until the Sept. 7 regular-season opener against the Titans.
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 Noyunderwent surgery on Thursday to repair a core muscle injury, according to the team's official website. The team has not released a timetable for his return, though it seems unlikely that he'll be ready for the first game of the regular season.