The Panthers restructured the contract of veteran linebacker Thomas Davis, creating $3.25 million in cap room this season, reports the Charlotte Observer. This is the fourth time in three years the team has renegotiatied with Davis due to his injuries or for cap reasons, the report said.
Panthers defensive tackle Dwan Edwards recorded the team's first sack of the season Sunday afternoon against Tampa Bay. Edwards got to Josh McCown on a third down early in the first quarter to stall Tampa Bay's drive. It was his only tackle of the afternoon in his team's 20-14 victory.
Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander has been suspended without pay for the team's first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy and program for substances of abuse, the team announced Friday.
Eagles cornerback Nolan Carroll will return to action for his team's third preseason game against the Steelers, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Carroll sat out the first two games of exhibition season because of a hamstring issue.
Tight end Zach Ertz has turned into the Eagles' big-play receiver. He averaged 21.5 yards on his four catches Week 2 at Indianapolis after averaging 25.7 yards per reception Week 1.
Ertz didn't find the end zone Monday night like he did in the opener, but he again showed off his huge catch radius and his 24-yard reception set up the winning field goal. He drew six targets, third-most on the team, and finished with 81 receiving yards. Ertz plays the Redskins in Week 3.
Eagles rookie receiver Josh Huff put in a limited practice Wednesday as he comes back from a shoulder injury, but he's likely to miss Sunday's game against the Redskins, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. The third-round pick has yet to play this season.
Eagles coach Chip Kelly announced Saturday that defensive backs Cary Williams (hamstring) and Brandon Boykin (hamstring), along with running back LeSean McCoy (thumb) and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (knee) will all practice Saturday, despite missing time in the previous preseason game due to their various maladies.
The Eagles moved safety Earl Wolff to the first team Wednesday, demoting Nate Allen, reports CSNPhilly.com. Wolff hasn't locked up a starting job opposite Michael Jenkins, but he "has undeniably made plays through the first four days of camp," the report said.