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Brian Franey ESPN Producer 

A senior NFL official told ESPN's Sal Paolantonio that Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff made a presentation to NFL owners similar to the one made earlier Tuesday to the players in an attempt to resolve the national anthem demonstration issue. The owners have been asked to consider Goodell's presentation and work with the players as a dialogue about the topic continues. The official told ESPN that the players and owners have agreed to meet again soon to hammer out specific steps and actions that can be taken jointly to resolve the issue.

Brady Henderson ESPN 

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman again expressed his displeasure that Colin Kaepernick is still unsigned: "You've heard every excuse in the book for why he doesn't have a job, but you see what it is. They've agreed not to give him a job."

Brady Henderson ESPN 

Asked about the Seahawks' interest in free-agent LT Branden Albert, Pete Carroll said they met with him for a while but couldn't come to an agreement on anything.

Brady Henderson ESPN 

Pete Carroll said the plan is for DL Michael Bennett to practice Wednesday. He's dealing with a plantar fascia foot injury from the Rams game.

Brady Henderson ESPN 

Pete Carroll said LG Luke Joeckel could be out 4-5 weeks following the arthroscopic procedure he had on his knee last week. Asked about the plan to replace him, Carroll first mentioned Mark Glowinski but said rookie second-round pick Ethan Pocic is working there as well. Carroll said he wouldn't be surprised if they both play against the Giants.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rookie safety Obi Melifonwu has had his practice window opened for a potential return from Injured Reserve. The Raiders second-round draft pick had a purported knee injury in training camp and is eligible to play for the Raiders at Miami on Nov. 5. PK Sebastian Janikowski and OL Denver Kirkland are vying for the other spot to return from IR for the Raiders.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

NaVorro Bowman (No. 53) seems to be having a good time during stretch with the Raiders on Tuesday. Bowman has some studying to do if he is to play Thursday night against the Chiefs.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Jack Del Rio gets the scoop from Marshawn Lynch. Or is it the other way around?

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said middle linebacker Luke Kuechly is in the concussion protocol "and advancing in it." Couldn't address ESPN report that the team did not think Kuechly was concussed.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says said center Ryan Kalil (neck) practiced today and "looked good." He like what Kalil will bring to the offensive line from a communication standpoint.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Roethlisberger sad to see Aaron Rodgers hurt, doesn't believe hit that broke his collarbone was dirty - I've seen dirtier." (Via 93.7 the Fan)

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers didn't want to talk about why he left Carolina for Chicago after the 2009 season. But he had a lot to say about what the defense could be like if middle linebacker Luke Kuechly (concussion protocol) can't play Sunday against the Bears.

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Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer 

Some Eagles players, linked by group text, are awaiting an update from Malcolm Jenkins on the results of this afternoon's team/player meetings in New York. "I don't think it's necessarily [a meeting to broker] a deal, but if it was a deal, then who cares if it's about doing the right thing. Our owners have the power to impact a lot of lives," said WR Torrey Smith, "whether it's financially or just in terms of their guidance. I feel like it's our duty. Obviously we're playing ball but the fans that are cheering us on, the fans that are working in these neighborhoods are affected by some of the things that we're fighting for. If anyone thinks this is not an issue for us to be involved in as athletes, or the owners in the NFL, then you're looking at it dead wrong."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers center Ryan Kalil is optimistic he can play on Sunday at Chicago. He hasn't played since the opener because of a neck injury. Admits it's been frustrating and he s "very anxious" to get back in a game.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Tomlin says "there were consequences" to Le'Veon Bell missing camp, but Bell is playing very well of late.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Tomlin calls Martavis Bryant storyline ‘a non-issue for us,' says Bryant appears to be happy.

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Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bengals will wear white jerseys and black pants at Pittsburgh this weekend. They're 25-28 in that combination since 2004.

Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer 

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and DE Chris Long were both excused absences from Tuesday's practice so they could attend the team/player meeting in New York regarding social activism/demonstrations.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Meeting between NFL players and owners here on Park Ave is well into its third hour. Owners present likely will be late for scheduled 1 pm owners meeting downtown. This is a great thing for players, who want to feel their voices are being heard on these important off-field issues. The time the league and owners are taking to listen has to be encouraging to those looking at the bigger picture beyond the kneeling.

Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer 

Eagles RB Wendell Smallwood, who has been sidelined the last two games with what he described as swelling in his knee, was able to practice in full during Tuesday's light session and believes he's on track to play against the Redskins Monday night.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil (neck) has participated in every drill during the media portion of practice so far. Could be on track to play for first time since the opener.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly (concussion protocol) participated in stretching today. Working on the side with Thomas Davis now. Part of the five-step process of returning from the protocol.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens make a change at reserve inside linebacker, signing Steven Johnson and releasing Jonathan Freeny. Johnson is a six-year veteran who's played for the Broncos, Titans and Steelers. He played one game for Pittsburgh this season and was released on Sept. 23.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants reinstated Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and waived CB Michael Hunter, who has surprisingly been buried behind Ross Cockrell after strong summer.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rams' special teams contributed 17 Expected Points Added in Sunday's win over the Jaguars, the highest EPA total for any special teams unit in the last 10 years. The Rams got a kickoff return (by Pharoh Cooper) and a blocked punt (by Cory Littleton) for a touchdown. Greg Zuerlein made a 56-yard field goal, and Johnny Hekker pinned four punts inside the opponents' 20.