Profootballtalk's Mike Florio reported Sunday night that Alex Smith will likely ask the 49ers to release him after the Super Bowl in order to have "maximum" options on his next team.
The Nashville Tennessean reports the Titans will start sixth-round rookie Zach Mettenberger at quarterback in Week 8 against the Texans.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports teams have been calling the Titans about Nate Washington's availability.
Raiders OLB LaMarr Woodley is expected to miss the rest of the season with a torn biceps muscle.
Pierre Thomas (ribs, shoulder) did not practice Wednesday.
Anthony Dixon said he expects to "kinda do it together, as a combination" with Bryce Brown in the Bills' backfield.
Coach Rex Ryan said it's "unrealistic" to expect Percy Harvin to play 50 offensive snaps in his Jets' debut Week 8 against the Bills.
Coach Jeff Fisher said "it'll be a week-to-week thing" at running back for the Rams.
Coach Chuck Pagano said Reggie Wayne (elbow) is day-to-day.
Dianna Marie Russini of NBC Washington reports there's "NO chance" Robert Griffin III (ankle) plays Monday night's Week 8 game against the Cowboys.
A.J. Green (toe) remained sidelined at Wednesday's practice.
Updating a previous item, Calvin Johnson (ankle) was limited at Wednesday's practice.