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.
The Falcons announced Thursday linebacker Marquis Spruill will miss the entire 2014 season after suffering a torn ACL in practice Wednesday. Spruill was drafted in the fifth round (168th overall) out of Syracuse.
The Ravens restructured the contract of starting cornerback Lardarius Webb, reducing his 2014 cap figure by $3 million, reports the National Football Post. Webb hasn't practiced since hurting his lower back July 25. Coach John Harbaugh said he's made significant progress and could return to practice late this week.