We're now two days away from the Buffalo Bills' pre-season opener against the Chicago Bears, and although the team returned several big names to the practice field on Wednesday night, they lost two more to injury.
Slot receiver Roscoe Parrish tweaked a hamstring last night, and has already been ruled out of Saturday's game at Soldier Field by head coach Chan Gailey. Parrish had already missed some practice time with the same injury, and the Bills won't rush to get him back onto the field for a meaningless football game. The injury again appears short-term.
The same can be said for nose tackle Torell Troup, though his physical damage is a bit more alarming, as he revealed that he's got a cracked bone in his right hand. Troup very likely will not play on Saturday, but is not expected to miss much practice or playing time, as the Bills plan to let him play with a cast on until the crack is healed.
Six players returned to the practice field on Wednesday, and none needed it more than receiver Marcus Easley. Joining him were receiver Donald Jones, tackle Demetrius Bell, linebackers Chris Kelsay and Kelvin Sheppard, and cornerback Drayton Florence.