– 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 –
- Talking to DT-Tommy Kelly-just released by New England.
- Veteran S-Matt Elam out of practice-calf.
- 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.
- Move QB-Joe Webb back from WR because of injuries to Cam Newton.
- Coach Mike Pettine says team preparing a “Johnny Football” package of plays for backup QB-Johnny Manziel.
- 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.
- 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.
- Lions sign FA-Mike Egnew-TE-Miami.
- Video shows Texans CB-DJ Swearinger threw a forearm shiver into head of Broncos WR-Wes Welker causing concussion…fine could be coming.
- Admits they will take a look at controversial FA-OG-Richie Incognito.
- Release QB-Brady Quinn after 5-interceptions in 6-practices in last week.
- Stunning trade of OT-Logan Mankins to Tampa Bay for TE-Tim Wright at 4th round pick….Pats IR-RB-Tyler Gaffney-knee surgery.
- QB-Drew Brees welcomes 4th child into family…baby girl.
- Report Coach Tom Coughlin wants to meet with ex-Dolphins G-Richie Incognito….Giants have lost 2-OG in week-Geoff Schwartz-Brandon Moseley.
- CB-Dmitri Patterson-suspended for going AWOL…reportedly had ankle-calf-quad injuries.
- 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.
- 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.
- Rams IR-QB-Sam Bradford-waiting for knee surgery.
- Rookie OC-Marcus Martin will miss 8W-dislocated kneecap…PUP-RB-Marcus Lattimore..LB-NoVorro Bowman-gone at least 6W.
- NFL fines Seahawks 200,000…Pete Carroll 100,000..strips club of 2-minicamp days…Illegal contact workouts this spring in minicamps.
- Bucs say still interested in OG-Richie Incognito-even after trading for Patriots-OG-Logan Mankins.
- Free agent visit with K-Jay Feely-ex Arizona Cardinal….Sign FA-QB-Dom DAvis-Atlanta backup.
NFL Roster Cuts – Teams get to 75 man limit…Most interesting name cuts.
- IR-LB-Kiko Alonso.
- IR-C-Kevin Matthews
- Release S-Craig Steltz.
- Release QB-Matt Scott-Arizona..WR-Ryan Whalen-Stanford.
- IR-OT-Michael Bowie
- IR-Amobi Okoye-DE…Ben Gardner-DT…Release S-Matt Johnson..QB-Caleb Hanie-Bears.
- Release-OT-Bryce Quigley-ex Aztec.
- Release NT-BJ Raji..Ot-Don Barclay..OG-Andrew Teller.
- IR-RB-Vic Ballard..PUP-FB-Stan Havili.
- Release CB-Damond Smith.
- Release QB-Brady Quinn..WR-Armon Binns…IR-Mike Gilleslee
- Release LB-Victor Butler.
- IR-WR-Marcus Harris.
- PUP-CB-DJ Hayden…Release WR-Juron Criner..QB-Trent Edwards.
- Release Vic So’oto-LB..Miguel Maysonnett-RB.
- IR-QB-Sam Bradford..Release S-Matt Daniels.
- Release WR-David Reed..McLeod Thompson-QB..LB-Kion Wilson.
- IR-Eric Pinkins-S-ex Aztec…IR-Heath Farwell-LB-ex-Aztecs.
- Release-G-Mike McGlynn…IR-S-Phil Thomas