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.
Agent Drew Rosenhaus is working with the NFL and CFL to work out an arrangement that would allow client Josh Gordon to play for the Calgary Stampeders of the latter league, NFL Network national reporter Albert Breer has reported.
Browns cornerback Buster Skrine is no longer wearing a hard cast on his right arm and hand, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Skrine is just 10 days removed from thumb surgery and is wearing a soft cast. He is listed as week to week, leaving his status up in the air for Week 1 against Pittsburgh.