Like Tuesday, nine teams were not practicing as part of their training camp on Wednesday, but the rest of the NFL was in action. There's plenty to talk about for the teams that were practicing, so we'll get right to the latest from them.
Buffalo Bills - The biggest questions surround the Bills have centered on defensive end Mario Williams and his foot injury. Williams had soreness in his foot and his status has been up in the air since Monday. He saw a specialist and returned to the team Tuesday night, and on Wednesday, head coach Doug Marrone said that that Williams will only need rest and treatment, not surgery, and will only be out for a short amount of time.
Miami Dolphins - It's all about the wide receivers in Miami. The biggest question was whatever was holding Mike Wallace out of practice on Monday, but the big-name receiver returned to action on Wednesday. Unfortunately, Brian Hartline sat out Wednesday with an apparent injury, though it's unclear what the problem is. They are the No. 1 and No. 2 receivers, so keeping them both healthy should be top priority for the Dolphins.
New England Patriots - The Patriots did not have practice on Wednesday.
New York Jets - The quarterback battle rages on in New York. On Wednesday, both of the top candidates suffered setbacks on Wednesday, with Mark Sanchez getting picked off by Antonio Cromartie and Geno Smith getting sacked twice. In addition to that, running back Chris Ivory was pulled from practice early on after his hamstring tightened up during individual drills. It's been setback after setback for the journeyman running back.
Houston Texans - Houston recently signed inside linebacker Joe Mays and on Wednesday, he completed his first practice as a member of the Texans. Mays obviously is a little raw after signing so recently, but he was pleased to get in there and compete so quickly.
Indianapolis Colts - On Wednesday, Colts cornerback Greg Toler finished the afternoon on the sideline after being diagnosed with a concussion. Toler is expected to compete for a prominent role in the secondary given the issues the Colts face at the position. He joins a long list of others who sat out Wednesday, including LaVon Brazill, Mario Harvey, Khaled Holmes, Martin Tevaseu and Kellen Heard.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Quarterback Blaine Gabbert has been dealing with some injuries, but he returned to the practice field on Wednesday. Unfortunately, he wasn't taking part in team practice, and only worked out in individual drills. Chad Henne took the majority of the first-team reps and didn't impress.
Tennessee Titans - The offense was mixed on Wednesday, with Jake Locker and Darius Reynaud successfully running some trick plays, but both of Kenny Britt and Justin Hunter dropped passes. On top of that, Ryan Fitzpatrick had a pass knocked back to him and tight end Taylor Thompson lined up in the wrong spot. Clearly, the offense is a work in progress.
Baltimore Ravens - Baltimore's strength is their defense, and throughout camp, the defense has dominated. But on Wednesday, both Joe Flacco and Tyrod Taylor found open receivers and put the defense on their heels. There were big touchdown passes for both quarterbacks and all-in-all, a definitive win for the offense.
Cincinnati Bengals - Defensive end Carlos Dunlap injured himself in Monday's practice, but the Bengals had a day off Tuesday so the extent of his injury was unknown. On Wednesday, he wasn't on the practice field and head coach Marvin Lewis confirmed that Dunlap suffered a concussion and is out "for now."
Cleveland Browns - Wide receiver Josh Gordon showed a lot of promise last season, but he's been limited with injury thus far in camp. Gordon was held out of practice due to tendinitis in his knee on Wednesday, making it his third day of relative inactivity after being pulled on Monday and having a day off on Tuesday. Gordon is expected back soon, however.
Pittsburgh Steelers - It sounds like cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke's hamstring injury is significant and he could miss significant time. That's bad news for the Steelers, who need to improve their secondary desperately. Nicholas Williams also suffered a knee injury on Wednesday, while Cortez Allen, Terry Hawthorne and Heath Miller all sat out.
Denver Broncos - It's all about Peyton Manning, as usual. That's not a bad thing at all, especially given that Manning played extremely well at Wednesday's practice. Manning ran the no-huddle offense and the two-minute drill. He also went 55 yards in four plays while running the hurry-up to hit wide receiver Demaryius Thomas for a touchdown. Bad news on the defense, however: cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie injured his left ankle and is expect to miss a couple weeks.
Kansas City Chiefs - The Chiefs did not have practice on Wednesday.
Oakland Raiders - The Raiders did not have practice on Wednesday.
San Diego Chargers - It was a slow day at Chargers camp on Wednesday, at least as far as actual action was concerned. The day was much more focused on fan experience as season ticket holders were invited out to watch practice.
Dallas Cowboys - The Cowboys did not have practice on Wednesday.
New York Giants - The Giants did not have practice on Wednesday
Philadelphia Eagles - Offensive tackle Jason Peters sustained a hamstring injury on Wednesday, though the injury has been described as "mild." It's unclear how much time, if any, he'll miss. For good news, Connor Barwin and Brandon Boykin have looked great in camp and continued to on Wednesday.
Washington Redskins - It was raining for most of practice, but Mike Shanahan being the kind of coach that he is, the Redskins practiced anyway. Unfortunately, the heavy rain did lead to some issues, including a fumble during an exchange from quarterback Kirk Cousins and running back Alfred Morris. In good news, Robert Griffin III ran a good deal during practice, something that was considered risky due to the field conditions.
Atlanta Falcons - The Falcons did not have practice on Wednesday.
Carolina Panthers - The Panthers did not have practice on Wednesday.
New Orleans Saints - Rookie quarterback Ryan Griffin was the talk of practice on Wednesday. Working with the third-team offense, Griffin got his first significant portion of playing time when Seneca Wallace was out with an injury. Griffin took advantage of that by completing six-straight completed passes at one point. He's got a long way to go but it's an interesting storyline for the Saints, who may be looking for a player to take over for Drew Brees in the coming seasons.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Defensive end Adrian Clayborn suffered a groin injury on Wednesday, and was forced out of practice. It's significant, given that Clayborn tore his ACL in his right knee last year and missed the majority of the season. The Buccaneers would really like to get Clayborn on the field but his health is what's important right now.
Chicago Bears - Linebacker D.J. Williams suffered a calf injury on Wednesday. He was carted off the field and the extent of his injury is unknown, but it's definitely significant given that he was signed to replace Brian Urlacher. Jon Bostic, the rookie, took Williams' spot with the first-team defense. Left tackle Jermon Bushrod sat out with a right calf strain.
Detroit Lions - The Lions did not have practice on Wednesday.
Green Bay Packers - Practicing in full pads for the second time on Wednesday, the Packers looked pretty good. The running backs all looked strong, and Morgan Burnett was the star on defense, with an interception, several pass break-ups and multiple big hits. Burnett recently received a contract extension.
Minnesota Vikings - The offense fought back after being dominated by the defense over the past couple days. Quarterback Christian Ponder had a strong showing and new wide receiver additions Greg Jennings and Cordarrelle Patterson impressed alongside returning Jerome Simpson. Rookie first round pick Xavier Rhodes has been the standout player on defense.
Arizona Cardinals - The Cardinals did not have practice on Wednesday.
San Francisco 49ers - The 49ers saw receivers A.J. Jenkins, Kyle Williams and Kassim Osgood sit out practice on Wednesday. San Francisco is hurting at the receiver position and desperately needs one of these guys to step up, so seeing them miss out is a big deal. In positive news, inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman was back in action after missing practice on Tuesday.
Seattle Seahawks - It's all about injuries for the Seahawks. With wide receiver Percy Harvin requiring hip surgery, he was obviously out on Wednesday, but there were other significant absences as well. In total, 18 players missed practice, including defensive end Cliff Avril, a free agent addition who has now missed his fourth-straight practice.
St. Louis Rams - It wasn't the prettiest practice for either side of the ball, but the defense won the day on Wednesday. Sam Bradford threw an interception to rookie safety T.J. McDonald and fellow safety Cody Davis picked off a Kellen Clemens pass. Fortunately, the Rams need their safeties to step up big time as it's the weakest spot on the defense so that works out.