Buffalo Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb is feeling the heat after coach Doug Marrone said he was "very pleased" with rookie EJ Manuel's preseason debut Sunday. Kolb conceded Monday that he was trying to "push the envelope a little bit" in returning to practice while his left knee was less than 100 percent, according to The Buffalo News.
Updates from around the NFL
»Kenny Britt missed his second consecutive practice after coming down with swelling and soreness in his surgically repaired right knee. Titans coach Mike Munchack still expects Britt to play Saturday against the Bengals, and the Tennessee receiver insists his knee feels great. "No concerns at all," Britt said, via the Tennesseean. "I wish I could be out there practicing with the fellas, but I am just taking a few days off and making sure I don't have any setbacks."
»Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen expects first-round draft pick D.J. Hayden to be cleared for contact for the first time on Friday. Hayden has yet to face live contact since nearly losing his life in a freak accident on the University of Houston's practice field last year. The plan is for the cornerback to return to game action in the Raiders' third preseason contest on Aug. 23 against the Chicago Bears.
» The San Diego Chargers were hoping for good news but bracing for the worst Monday night after wide receiver Malcom Floyd was carted off the field with a knee injury. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, citing a source informed about the injury, reported that an MRI on Monday night indicated a knee sprain and not a torn ACL. The Chargers officially are calling it a strain.