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Starting defensive end Phillip Daniels limped off the field with back spasms during last night’s practice but later returned. Daniels said he had overdone it in the weight room earlier in the day. Backup defensive tackle Vaka Manupuna wasn’t as fortunate, getting carted off the field with an injured quadriceps. …

Starting fullback Mike Sellers (knee) and defensive end Bryant Shaw (heat exhaustion) both returned to work, while cornerback Jerametrius Butler (hamstring) saw limited action, leaving only starting offensive tackle Chris Samuels (knee), starting running back Clinton Portis (knee) and rookie tight end Tyler Ecker (groin) on the shelf.