The Charlotte Observer (Sunday) - - Football -

Wash­ing­ton: First-round pick Daron Payne is ex­pected to miss two to three weeks be­cause of an an­kle in­jury. Coach Jay Gru­den said the de­fen­sive line­man out of Alabama was stepped on dur­ing prac­tice and will be in a walk­ing boot for about a week.

Ea­gles: Quar­ter­back Car­son Wentz looked close to ready, if not al­ready there, dur­ing a hu­mid morn­ing prac­tice. Barely seven months re­moved from tear­ing the an­te­rior cru­ci­ate and lat­eral col­lat­eral lig­a­ments in his left knee, he par­tic­i­pated in full team drills with­out lim­i­ta­tions. While he tossed two in­ter­cep­tions, he drew rave re­views from his team­mates and coaches for his arm strength, ac­cu­racy and mo­bil­ity.

Bears: The con­tract im­passe be­tween Chicago and rookie line­backer Ro­quan Smith cen­ters on lan­guage gov­ern­ing whether Smith’s guar­an­teed money could be re­claimed by the team if he were sus­pended un­der the new NFL rule that pro­hibits a player from ini­ti­at­ing con­tact with his hel­met.

Jets: No. 3 over­all draft pick Sam Darnold sat out a sec­ond day of prac­tice at camp be­cause of a con­tract im­passe.

Running back Eli McGuire has a bro­ken foot that will likely side­line him for sev­eral weeks. The sixth-rounder last year out of Louisiana-Lafayette rushed for 315 yards and a touch­down as a rookie and caught 17 passes for 177 yards and a TD.

Seahawks: Left tackle Duane Brown, 32, a three­time Pro Bowl se­lec­tion, reached agree­ment on a mul­ti­year con­tract ex­ten­sion.

Lions: Marvin Jones gave Detroit the first in­jury scare of train­ing camp when he left prac­tice with an ap­par­ent left knee in­jury. He landed awk­wardly after leap­ing high for a pass over DeShawn Shead in a red-zone drill late in prac­tice. Jones stayed on the side­line for the fi­nal few pe­ri­ods of the 2.5-hour work­out, rub­bing his knee through­out.

Bills: After two largely in­con­sis­tent and in­juryshort­ened sea­sons, de­fen­sive end Shaq Law­son is the first to say he’s not come close to meet­ing the ex­pec­ta­tions that fol­lowed the Bills se­lect­ing him in the first round of the 2016 draft. He’s lost about 10 pounds this off­sea­son, and is now listed at 260, which is the light­est he said he’s been since high school.

Browns: Rookie Baker May­field is pay­ing for the quar­ter­backs to hang out in an RV at train­ing camp. As part of his ini­ti­a­tion into the NFL, the No. 1 over­all draft pick is fund­ing a camper that the Browns QBs re­treat to be­tween prac­tice ses­sions to nap or watch TV.

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