The heat was intense as three players left practice early - running backs Eldra Buckley and LeSean McCoy and wide receiver DeSean Jackson. On the field there was plenty of action also as the pads were popping once again with an intent focus on red zone and third-down conversions. Here's an update from what happened this morning. If you want this info instantly, make sure to follow us on Twitter @EaglesInsider
"The Eagles have signed TE Nate Lawrie and released TE Martin Rucker."
"Nate Lawrie is out at practice, wearing No. 83."
"Jeremy Maclin out in pads again ... Ricky Sapp, Omar Gaither, Keenan Clayton Cornelius Ingram back at practice."
"WR/DBs 1v1s: Jordan Norwood continues to be a very impressive route runner. Washington and Perry also impressive, plus some guy named DeSean."
"Thud red zone 1s v. 1s: Don't tell Ernie Sims it's a thud period, he just knocked E. Buckley on his butt to dislodge the screen pass."
"njury update ... K Akers (heel contusion), WR Baskett (MCL sprain), RB Bell (hamstring), RB McCoy, WR Jackson, RB Buckley (left early/heat)."
"More injury updates ... TE Ingram (knee) and DE Sapp (Knee) - both partial participants in practice. DE Parker excused for 30-and-over day."
"Still on the injury report are: DE Abiamiri, G Herremans, C Jackson, CB Harris, DT Dixon, C Cole, RB Arrington."
-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 11:10 a.m., August 9