>>Bears Edge Giants
(East Rutherford, NJ) -- Jason Campbell hit Joe Anderson for the go-ahead score in the fourth quarter as the Chicago Bears took a 20-17 win over the New York Giants in preseason action on Friday evening at MetLife Stadium. Jay Cutler went 9-for-21 with 96 yards and a score while Campbell was 12-for-19 with 101 yards for the Bears, who improved to 2-and-1 in the preseason. Brandon Marshall had five catches for 51 yards and a touchdown. Chicago wraps up its preseason slate on Thursday at Cleveland.
>>Rams Edged By Cowboys
(Arlington, TX) -- Sam Bradford completed 6-of-17 passes for 64 yards as the Rams were edged by the Cowboys on Saturday night, 20-19. Daryl Richardson ran for 51 yards on 10 carries and Chase Reynolds ran for a touchdown. Austin Pettis caught a touchdown pass in the loss for the Rams.
The first major cutdown day is today for NFL teams. Squads must whittle their rosters to 75 players by 3 p.m. this afternoon. The Rams also close out the preseason this Thursday at home against Baltimore. The final cutdown deadline is Friday when teams must be down to a final 53-man roster.
>>Colts Lose To Redskins In Preseason Play
(Landover, MD) -- Andrew Luck may have topped Robert Griffin the Third at the NFL Draft, but Griffin took the first showdown between the highly-touted rookies, leading the Washington Redskins to a 30-17 preseason win over the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday. Luck, who played just one series into the second half, completed 14-of-23 passes for 151 yards and a touchdown. Indianapolis wraps up its preseason slate on Thursday versus Cincinnati at Lucas Oil Stadium.
>>Bears Place Hardin On IR; Knox On PUP
(Lake Forest, IL) -- The Chicago Bears placed rookie safety Brandon Hardin on injured reserve and put wide receiver Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform list. Hardin, a third-round pick in the 2012 draft, sustained a neck injury August 18th in the Bears' preseason win over the Washington Redskins. Knox will be forced to miss the first six weeks of the regular season. Last December in a game against the Seahawks, Knox suffered a serious back injury. He needed surgery to stabilize a vertebra in his mid-to-lower back.
>>Colts Acquire Corner From Dolphins
(Undated) -- The Miami Dolphins have sent former Illini cornerback Vonta Davis to the Indianapolis Colts for a second-round draft pick in 2013 and a conditional draft choice. The 24-year-old was the 25th-overall choice of the Dolphins in the 2009 draft. Colts owner Jim Irsay tweeted late last week saying "SERIOUS TRADE WINDS Swirling!" and added that general manager Ryan Grigson was not afraid to make a deal. Grigson was hired in the offseason after Indianapolis fired longtime GM Bill Polian.