CB Gareon Conley
LB Ben Heeney
TE Cooper Helfet
OL Denver Kirkland
S Keith McGill
DT Jihad Ward
All six players were expected to miss the game. Conley and Ward were on PUP throughout training camp while Heeney and Helfet spent all of camp on the NFI list.
McGill broke his foot in training camp and Kirkland was injured in the team’s last preseason game.
Those who didn’t dress in the first preseason game and will dress tonight are Amari Cooper and Obi Melifonwu.
Cooper practiced all last week and looked to be all the way back from a left leg injury.
Melifonwu is another story. He was out with injury for most of camp, but suited up for the final few days. He didn’t participate full on any of those days, not once taking the field during team sessions. Even though he’s dressed, I would be surprised if he sees the field.
There was also the question of whether Sean Smith would suit up in light of the assault charges that were filed against him in recent days. And he apparently will.
Update: Seth Roberts will also not dress for tonight’s game.