The St. Louis Rams claimed rookie running back Terrance Ganaway and defensive tackle Kellen Heard off waivers to fill two open roster spots.|||||||
Heard, 6-6 and 339 pounds, played for Rams defensive line coach Mike Waufle in Oakland in 2010 after making the team as an undrafted free agent. He made two starts last year for Buffalo.
Heard returned to practice Wednesday a day after hurting his lower right leg.|||||||
Coach Chan Gailey said tests came back negative and added that Heard should be ready to play in the Bills' second preseason game at Minnesota on Friday.
Heard limped off and did not return after hurting his lower right leg midway through practice Tuesday night.|||||||
Coach Chan Gailey had no immediate update except to say Heard was having tests. Gailey said backup offensive tackle James Carmon was also having tests after the undrafted rookie hurt his wrist. Heard, who is competing for a backup job, was hurt during a team drill when he went down in a pile of players. He was slow getting up, and then limped off into the end zone. That's where trainers spent about five minutes examining the player's foot and ankle.
The Buffalo Bills have signed hulking defensive tackle Kellen Heard off of the Oakland Raiders' practice squad.|||||||
Listed at 6-foot-6 and 355 pounds, Heard initially signed with the Raiders last spring as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Memphis. He also spent part of his college career at Texas A&M.