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Thursday's NFL training camp injury and roster news

The 2020 regular season is just around the corner, and NFL Network has you covered with wall-to-wall training camp coverage each day starting at 10 a.m. ET. Follow along here as we keep up with all the news, injuries and transactions of the day.

  • Cleveland Browns cornerback Kevin Johnson was admitted to a local hospital on Wednesday after suffered an abdominal injury during practice. Test results showed Johnson suffered a laceration to his liver and will remain at the hospital for at least 24 hours for further evaluation. Johnson, 28, joined Cleveland this offseason after four seasons with Houston and one with Buffalo. The CB played in 16 games last season, logging five passes defensed and a sack.
  • Browns running backs coach Stump Mitchell provided an update on Nick Chubb on Thursday, as the RB goes through concussion protocol. "He's in meetings. He's doing, I would say, extremely well, to be able to be in the meetings He's not having any problems in terms of headaches or anything like that so he's doing well," Mitchell told reporters. "It's just a matter of time before he gets cleared."
  • With Mack Wilson out indefinitely with a significant knee injury, the Browns are having veteran linebacker Malcolm Smith in for a workout this week, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported. The former Super Bowl MVP was briefly with the Jaguars and Cowboys last season.
  • Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill left practice with a hamstring injury. Defensive end Alex Okafor (calf) was also listed among Chiefs injuries.
  • Denver Broncos rookie receiver K.J. Hamler will be sidelined for some time. Coach Vic Fangio said Hamler will miss a few weeks with a hamstring injury. Linebacker Von Miller (elbow) and running back Melvin Gordon (ribs) were limited in practice, and linebacker Todd Davis was carted off with a calf injury, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
  • The Miami Dolphins announced that linebacker Sam Eguavoen has been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list. He was placed on the list Wednesday.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers are signing former Panthers and Bills receiver Ray-Ray McCloud, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, via an informed source. A 2018 sixth-round pick by the Bills, McCloud served as a return specialist for Carolina in six games in 2019 before being waived in October. He re-joined the Bills shortly thereafter and spent time on the practice squad for the remainder of the season. Buffalo waived him on July 27.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars activated running back Ryquell Armstead and rookie offensive lineman Tre'Vour Wallace-Simms from the team's reserve/COVID-19 list. Armstead spent 18 days on the list, while Wallace-Simms spent 24 days off the active roster. In his rookie season, Armstead, a fifth-round pick out of Temple, logged 49 touches for 252 total yards and two touchdowns. Safety Ronnie Harrison is in concussion protocol, and tight end Josh Oliver (foot) is headed to injured reserve, coach Doug Marrone told reporters. Oliver will undergo surgery on his broken foot, Rapoport reported.
  • New England Patriots receiver N'Keal Harry and cornerback Stephon Gilmore were not present at Thursday's practice, NFL Network's Mike Giardi reported. The club also brought in Paul Quessenberry for a tryout, NFL Network's James Palmer reported. He played defensive end at Navy (2012-2014) and has been training during his service as an officer for a chance to eventually get into the league as a tight end/fullback when allowed, Palmer added. Paul's brothers, David and Scott, are offensive linemen for the Titans and Chargers, respectively.
  • The Detroit Lions placed defensive tackle Jashon Cornell on injured reserve and released fullback Luke Sellers. Detroit also signed running back Wes Hills and receiver Chris Lacy.
  • New York Jets receiver Denzel Mims (hamstring), cornerback Pierre Desir (hamstring), nickelback Brian Poole (dehydration), edge rusher Jabari Zuniga (quad) and receiver/returner Braxton Berrios (personal) did not practice Thursday. Coach Adam Gase told reporters that tackle Conor McDermott is week-to-week with a knee injury and that safety Matthias Farley and linebacker Jordan Willis left practice with hamstring and knee injuries, respectively. The team also plans to bring in former Bears WR Kevin White for a workout, Rapoport reported. The 2015 seventh overall pick spent time with Cardinals during training camp last season but was a casualty of roster cuts.
  • Cincinnati Bengals receiver A.J. Green (hamstring) did not practice Thursday and will not participate in the team's scrimmage on Friday, per The Cincinnati Enquirer's Tyler Dragon.
  • The Tennessee Titans activated defensive lineman Jack Crawford from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
  • The San Francisco 49ers announced the signings of receiver Jaron Brown, safety Johnathan Cyprien and offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu to one-year deals and of defensive back Evan Foster to a three-year deal. San Francisco also placed receiver Jalen Hurd (torn ACL) on injured reserve and waived cornerback DeMarkus Acy and linebacker Jonas Griffith.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles announced they have claimed WR Travis Fulgham off waivers. Fulgham, 24, was released by the Packers on Wednesday.
  • The Carolina Panthers announced they have claimed kicker/punter Kaare Vedvik off waivers. Vedvik was released Wednesday by the Bills, who tried him out primarily as a punter. Vedvik, a native of Norway, has been bouncing around rosters since Week 1 of 2019, where he was quickly cut by the Jets after a missed field goal and missed PAT in his NFL debut. The team also waived tight end Andrew Vollert, per the wire.
  • The Washington Football Team has terminated the contract of guard Kevin Pamphile, per the wire.

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