E.J. Savannah has moved past Chris Stevens in their race for the starting job at weakside linebacker, coach Willingham confirmed today.
He also gave these injury updates: Center Juan Garcia (shoulder) is expected to take an increasing role in practice this weekend, however receivers Anthony Russo (hamstring) and Quintin Daniels (knee) remain out. Cornerback Matt Mosley (back) is expected to practice today.
Also, kicker Ryan Perkins has been absent from practices due to a death in the family, but returned Thursday.