August 10, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; The referee crew pose for a picture before the preseason game at Candlestick Park. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-US PRESSWIRE

Morning Headlines: NFL Ready to Run with Replacement Refs, & Titans’ Jake Locker gets the Nod


 

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported yesterday that the NFL foresees starting the regular season with replacement referees. 

 

Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is nearly 100% recovered from offseason foot surgery, and has now been activated from the PUP list and is eligible to practice. 

 

It was announced yesterday that Titans QB Jake Locker will start Tennessee’s second preseason game Friday against the Buccaneers.

 

As WR Kenny Britt recovers from multiple knee surgeries, head coach Mike Munchak says he has a chance to be active for the Titans’ preseason finale.

 

Bills CB Terrence McGee is having a difficult time recovering from knee surgery and has been severely limited in training camp thus far.

 

Eli Manning: I’m not better than Peyton, and don’t need to be“.

 

Lions TE Tony Scheffler has been “incredibly consistent” during camp.

 

Raiders WR Denarius Moore was deactivated for Monday night’s preseason opener against the Cowboys as he deals with an injured hamstring.

 

New Packers RB Cedric Benson aims for another 1,000-yard season.

 

Redskins RB Roy Helu missed practice with Achilles’ tendonitis Monday, and will be eased back slowly.

 

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