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METAIRIE, La. - Saints coach Sean Payton declined to offer any updates Monday on the status of injured tight end Jimmy Graham and running back Mark Ingram, but multiple reports state both could return after the Saints' Week 6 bye.

Ingram could be ready to return from a broken hand suffered in Week 2 after the bye, reported. NFL Network reported that Graham suffered a sprained shoulder during Sunday's 37-31 overtime victory over the Bucs, and the Saints do not consider that a major injury. Graham went back into the game for two series after being injured, but later went into the locker room for X-rays.

DOLPHINS: Defensive lineman Derrick Shelby was suspended indefinitely after Fort Lauderdale police used a Taser on him three times while arresting him on misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and trespassing at a nightclub on Saturday. He was released from jail on a $100 bond and entered a plea of not guilty.

CARDINALS: Running back Jonathan Dwyer pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault after being accused of assaulting his wife in July at their Phoenix apartment. Dwyer entered his plea in Maricopa County Superior Court.

OWNER BACKS JIM HARBAUGH: San Francisco CEO Jed York stopped by Jim Harbaugh's office on Monday, and the 49ers coach said the two had a "real good talk." York issued a Twitter message on Sunday stating: "Jim is my coach. We are trying to win a SB (Super Bowl), not a personality or popularity contest. Any more questions?" Multiple reports stated Harbaugh had lost his players' trust.

BILLS: Cornerback Ron Brooks was discharged from a Detroit hospital after suffering a neck injury Sunday against the Lions. Brooks, 25, is able to walk and flew back to Buffalo with an athletic trainer. Lions kicker Alex Henery was released after missing three field goals in Detroit's 17-14 overtime loss.

BRONCOS: Tight end Julius Thomas said he never intended to hurt Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell. Campbell sustained a sprained right MCL and is expected to miss one to three weeks. Broncos coach John Fox said Thomas intended to legally cut block Campbell, but tackle Ryan Clady got out of his pass protection stance when Thomas went low and took out Campbell's knees.