Wednesday August 27th, 2014

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– Football –

  • Chargers..Devastating setback with the season ending knee injury to NT-Kwame Gaethers, just 24-hours after team had said it was good news on hyperextended knee…now on season long Injured Reserve lit…Leaves chargers with gaping hole-size deficiency at NT….Amongst FA out there on market-Ryan Pickett-ex Green Bay Packer…Shaun Rogers-ex-Giant-Lion…DT-Tommy Kelly-Patriots…DT-Alan Branch-Bills-both who play in 4-man front…..Chargers also IR-CB-Marcus Cromartie…and keep OG-Jeromey Clary on 6W-PUP list-eligible to return to practice with the team in Week 7-of regular season…Release CB-Brandon Ghee signed from Bengals.

– NFL Notes –

Arizona

  • Talking to DT-Tommy Kelly-just released by New England.

Baltimore

  • Veteran S-Matt Elam out of practice-calf.

Buffalo

  • Sign FA-QB-Jordan Palmer…Release-QB-Thad Lewis…Bills may go after 3.1M-signing bonus given to DT-Alan Branch-but released after DUI arrest.

Carolina

  • Move QB-Joe Webb back from WR because of injuries to Cam Newton.

Cleveland

  • Coach Mike Pettine says team preparing a “Johnny Football” package of plays for backup QB-Johnny Manziel.

Dallas

  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he expects ruling shortly on suspension on NT-Josh Brent request be allowed to return to play after DUI-prison sentence.

Denver

  • Trades for K-Brandon McManus-NYGiants…Report-K-Matt Prater had DUIs in 2008-2011 and agreed to not drink as part of probation-violated it this summer.

Detroit

  • Lions sign FA-Mike Egnew-TE-Miami.

Houston

  • Video shows Texans CB-DJ Swearinger threw a forearm shiver into head of Broncos WR-Wes Welker causing concussion…fine could be coming.

Indianapolis

  • Admits they will take a look at controversial FA-OG-Richie Incognito.

Miami

  • Release QB-Brady Quinn after 5-interceptions in 6-practices in last week.

New England

  • Stunning trade of OT-Logan Mankins to Tampa Bay for TE-Tim Wright at 4th round pick….Pats IR-RB-Tyler Gaffney-knee surgery.

New Orleans

  • QB-Drew Brees welcomes 4th child into family…baby girl.

NYGiants

  • Report Coach Tom Coughlin wants to meet with ex-Dolphins G-Richie Incognito….Giants have lost 2-OG in week-Geoff Schwartz-Brandon Moseley.

NYJets

  • CB-Dmitri Patterson-suspended for going AWOL…reportedly had ankle-calf-quad injuries.

Oakland

  • Problems with CB-DJ Hayden grow-former lst round pick goes on PUP for 8-weeks with fractured foot…QB-Matt Schaub misses 3rd practice in row with elbow issue.

Pittsburgh

  • Coach Mike Tomlin headed for fight with Union if he suspends RBs LeVeon Bell-LeGarrette Blount for marijuana possession…Union says NFL has jurisdiction with drug program-not individual club.

St Louis

  • Rams IR-QB-Sam Bradford-waiting for knee surgery.

San Francisco

  • Rookie OC-Marcus Martin will miss 8W-dislocated kneecap…PUP-RB-Marcus Lattimore..LB-NoVorro Bowman-gone at least 6W.

Seattle

  • NFL fines Seahawks 200,000…Pete Carroll 100,000..strips club of 2-minicamp days…Illegal contact workouts this spring in minicamps.

Tampa Bay

  • Bucs say still interested in OG-Richie Incognito-even after trading for Patriots-OG-Logan Mankins.

Tennessee

  • Free agent visit with K-Jay Feely-ex Arizona Cardinal….Sign FA-QB-Dom DAvis-Atlanta backup.

 

NFL Roster Cuts – ┬áTeams get to 75 man limit…Most interesting name cuts.

 

Buffalo

  • IR-LB-Kiko Alonso.

Carolina

  • IR-C-Kevin Matthews

Bears

  • Release S-Craig Steltz.

Cincinnati

  • Release QB-Matt Scott-Arizona..WR-Ryan Whalen-Stanford.

Cleveland

  • IR-OT-Michael Bowie

Dallas

  • IR-Amobi Okoye-DE…Ben Gardner-DT…Release S-Matt Johnson..QB-Caleb Hanie-Bears.

Detroit

  • Release-OT-Bryce Quigley-ex Aztec.

Green Bay

  • Release NT-BJ Raji..Ot-Don Barclay..OG-Andrew Teller.

Indianapolis

  • IR-RB-Vic Ballard..PUP-FB-Stan Havili.

Kansas City

  • Release CB-Damond Smith.

Miami

  • Release QB-Brady Quinn..WR-Armon Binns…IR-Mike Gilleslee

NOrleans

  • Release LB-Victor Butler.

NYGiants

  • IR-WR-Marcus Harris.

Oakland

  • PUP-CB-DJ Hayden…Release WR-Juron Criner..QB-Trent Edwards.

Pittsburgh

  • Release Vic So’oto-LB..Miguel Maysonnett-RB.

St Louis

  • IR-QB-Sam Bradford..Release S-Matt Daniels.

San Francisco

  • Release WR-David Reed..McLeod Thompson-QB..LB-Kion Wilson.

Seattle

  • IR-Eric Pinkins-S-ex Aztec…IR-Heath Farwell-LB-ex-Aztecs.

Washington

  • Release-G-Mike McGlynn…IR-S-Phil Thomas

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