Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas
Time for a quick trip around the NFC South without a mention of Brett Favre.
This one's long overdue, but the Falcons say they may give running back Jerious Norwood more touches. The problem is, they paid Michael Turner a lot of money and he's going to be the focal point of this offense.
Quarterback D.J. Shockley, who missed his rookie year with a knee injury, said he hopes to play in the preseason opener against Jacksonville.
Rookie running back Jonathan Stewart hasn't completely recovered from toe surgery and it's looking like he could miss Saturday's preseason opener.
It's looking more and more likely that rookie Charles Godfrey will be the starter at free safety.
After a hugely disappointing rookie season, receiver Robert Meachem is anxious to prove he deserved to be a first-round draft pick last year.
Coach Sean Payton runs one of the league's more grueling training camps. But he's making a smart move by holding a bunch of players out of Thursday's preseason opener.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
For the first time in coach Jon Gruden's tenure, the Bucs will hold a night practice during training camp. There's a reason behind this. The Bucs, who did not have a prime-time game last year, have three this season. Gruden wants to give his return men and receivers a chance to get some work under the lights.