August 9, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner (33) and the rest of the offense huddles around quarterback Matt Ryan (2) in the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

Morning Headlines: U.S. Soccer gets historic Victory over Mexico, & Preseason Week 3 Kicks off Tonight


 

The Packers will square off against the Browns, while the Bengals head to Atlanta for a matchup against the Falcons in tonight’s preseason action.

 

After 75 years of failing to beat Mexico on its home turf, the U.S. got its first victory on Mexican soil as they squeaked out a 1-0 victory at Azteca Stadium.

 

The Cowboys remain hopeful that WR Miles Austin will be available for their third preseason game on August 25.

 

The Vikings are considering allowing Adrian Peterson to begin contact drills as early as next week.

 

Cowboys rookie ILB Caleb McSurdy will miss his first NFL season with a torn Achilles’ tendon.

 

The preseason game between the Cowboys and Chargers has been blacked out in San Diego.

 

Steelers OLB James Harrison underwent arthroscopic surgery on his troublesome knee Wednesday morning and may now start the 2012 regular season on the PUP list, making him ineligible to play for the first 6 weeks of the season.

 

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson thinks he’s moving closer to the starting job.

 

Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley pays participation fees for Saginaw Public Schools student-athletes.

 

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports Jahvid Best (concussions) is likely to open the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

 

Giants OF Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games after testing positive for Testosterone, a performance-enhancing substance. He was the MVP of the MLB All-Star Game, and is batting .346 with 11 home runs and 60 RBIs.

 

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