Odell Beckham out Saturday; Jeremy Maclin sits

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The Philadelphia Eagles rolled into Thursday's practice without the services of Jeremy Maclin.

One day after the wide receiver left Wednesday's session with a tweaked hamstring, Maclin watched his teammates in shorts and a baseball cap, according to scribes on the scene.

Coming off last year's torn ACL, Maclin has shown speed and moves in this week's joint sessions with the Patriots, but felt his hamstring "grab" after going one-on-one with New England cornerback Darrelle Revis all day Wednesday.

"I wanted to go out there and compete," Maclin said afterward, per Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, "and I just knew that once that happened I was going to shut it down for the rest of the day."

The Eagles have yet to make a decision on Maclin's availability for Friday's preseason tilt with the Patriots, but our guess is that Philly won't risk any further aggravation to their starting receiver.

Other injury news from Thursday:

1. The wait on Odell Beckham rages on: Giants coach Tom Coughlin told reporters that New York's first-round receiver will not play Saturday against the Indianapolis Colts, per Jordan Raanan of NJ.com. Beckham finally returned to practice on Monday after being sideswiped for weeks with a hamstring injury.

2. We won't see Adrian Peterson, either. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer confirmed that his All-Pro back will be a healthy scratch against the Cardinals on Saturday, per ESPN.com's Ben Goessling. Keep in mind that A.P. hasn't seen a preseason carry since 2011.

3. Falcons star receiver Julio Jones expects to play this Saturday against the Houston Texans. It would be Jones' first game action since his season-ending foot injury last year.

4. Broncos running back C.J. Anderson was cleared for practice Thursday after suffering a concussion last week against the Seattle Seahawks, per Mike Klis of The Denver Post.

5. Redskins coach Jay Gruden said the team might place Leonard Hankerson (knee) on the physically unable to perform list to start the year, per Dianna Marie Russini of WRC-TV.

6. Giants left tackle Will Beatty will see his first game action Saturday since suffering a knee injury in last season's final game, per Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.

7. With Maclin on the mend, fellow Eagles wideout Riley Cooper (foot) told reporters that he's feeling better, but won't suit up against the Patriots, per Zach Berman of the Inquirer. Look for Cooper to return next week against the Steelers.

8. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Seattle rookie defensive lineman Cassius Marsh suffered a slight sprain during Wednesday's practice. UPDATE: Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told reporters that Marsh took part in Thursday's practice and has a chance to play against the Chargers.

9. Per Rapoport, don't look for running back Knowshon Moreno (knee) to make his Miami Dolphins debut until next week's meeting with the Cowboys.

10. Buccaneers running back Charles Sims was in a walking boot Thursday. Don't expect to see him dress against the in-state rival Dolphins on Saturday.

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