Falcons rookie safety Dezmen Southwardwill not play Thursday against the Jaguars because of a concussion, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. It remains to be seen if he'll be ready for Week 1 of the regular season.
Falcons running back Steven Jackson, who had been out since the start of camp with a hamstring injury, returned to practice Monday, reports the team's website. Jackson had been working on the side doing rehab and conditioning.
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.