Ervin has taken to the challenge of playing both running back and receiver, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. "I think he's getting better," head coach Bill O'Brien said. "I think he's a very hard-working kid. Every game for him, relative to receiver especially, something new comes up that we can teach and we can work on the following week."
The Panthers placed Olsen (foot) on injured reserve Tuesday, Max Henson of the team's official site reports. "He broke the fifth metatarsal on his right foot -- it's called a Jones fracture," head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion said. "He had a screw inserted to repair the fracture."
Elliott's No. 24 team was penalized by NASCAR on Tuesday for violations of L1 Section 20.20 Assembled Vehicle Overall Rules a. Notes: Modification of components to affect the aerodynamic properties of the vehicle. Race finish at Chicagoland Speedway is encumbered per Section 12.10 Encumbered Race Finishes, NASCAR PR reports.