-G Wade Smith could return to the field as early as Monday, according to Kubiak. Smith underwent a knee scope on August 13 and has not been at practice.
“He’s doing really good," Kubiak said. "We don’t have him on the field yet. We’re pointing toward maybe Monday toward getting him on the field with Kap (Head Athletic Trainer Geoff Kaplan), so I think we’re in a two-week process right there. He’s going to be very close and his work has been excellent. He’s done a good job.”
“Hunter missed practice today,” Kubiak said Thursday. “He got rolled up in practice. He’s got a sprained ankle. I don’t know, I wouldn’t say it looks good for this weekend, but hopefully he’ll be back for Dallas. So he’s going to miss a few days.”
“Yeah, he’s doing better,” Kubiak said of Bonner's progress. “He actually ran pretty good today. He’s definitely not going to play this week. The problem we’ve got with next week, I can sit here and talk like next week, but next week’s like Thursday. It’s like three days after, we play Sunday evening. It’s going to be a very quick turnaround. There’s not going to be much practice time and we’re going to be playing a lot of young players. It would be hard for me to speculate right now.”