Originally written on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 11/5/14
49ers OLB Aldon Smith‘s leave of absence will be for “at least a few weeks,” according to Adam Schefter. HC Jim Harbaugh said there’s a chance they could activate WR Jon Baldwin Thursday. (Matt Barrows) Bears DT Henry Melton is out for the season after it was determined that he has a torn left ACL. (NFLTR) Bills HC Doug Marrone expects RB C.J. Spiller, OLB Mario Williams and DT Marcell Dareus to all be “fine” for Week 4. (Joe Buscaglia) RB C.J. Spiller mentioned that he expects to play against the Ravens in Week 4. (NFLTR) Spiller’s has a thigh injury and not a knee injury, which was initially reported. (NFLTR) Browns Speculative Trade Options for WR Josh Gordon. (NFLTR) HC Rob Chudzinski declined to name his starting quarterback for Week 4 on Monday. (Mary Kay Cabot) The Dolphins have not contacted the Browns regarding a possible trade for LT Joe Thomas. (Miami Herald) HC Rob Chudzinski denied reports that they are shopping WR Josh Gordon. (NFLTR) Buccaneers HC Greg Schiano said Josh Freeman will remain their starting quarterback Monday. (Rick Stroud) HC Greg Schiano told reporters that he never considered benching Josh Freeman during Sunday’s game. (Tampa Bay Times) WR Vincent Jackson‘s rib injury is “not considered serious,” and that he’s day to day. (Adam Schefter) Cardinals FS Rashad Johnson underwent finger surgery Sunday night. (NFLTR) OLB Lorenzo Alexander has been placed on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) OLB Sam Acho has been placed on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Chiefs Chiefs worked out free agent RB/KR Chris Rainey on Monday. (Pro Football Talk) Cowboys WR Miles Austin‘s hamstring injury is not serious. (ESPN Dallas) Dolphins DE Cameron Wake has been diagnosed with a “mild” MCL sprain. (Jason La Canfora) The Dolphins the contract of GM Jeff Ireland through the 2014 season. (NFLTR) The Dolphins have not contacted the Browns regarding a possible trade for LT Joe Thomas. (Miami Herald) Jaguars HC Gus Bradley announced that Blaine Gabbert will be their starter in Week 4. RB Maurice Jones-Drew said that his his ankle held up fine. (Florida Times Union) The Jaguars will consider scrapping their zone-blocking scheme. (ESPN.com) Lions RB Reggie Bush mentioned he will play against the Bears in Week 4. (Detroit Free Press) Lions placed DE Jason Jones on season-ending injured reserve with torn left patellar tendon. (NFLTR) Rookie CB Darius Slay has lost his starting job to veteran Rashean Mathis. (Detroit Free Press) Lions re-signed DT Andre Fluellen. (NFLTR) Lions brought in WR Lavelle Hawkins for a workout Monday. (Dave Birkett) Lions brought in QB John Parker Wilson for a workout Monday. (Dave Birkett) Packers Packers waived WR/KR Jeremy Ross. Panthers The Panthers will not fire HC Ron Rivera during the season. (NFLTR) Former Bears S Al Afalava is expected to work out for the Panthers Monday. (Sean Jensen) Raiders The Raiders have rookie LB Sio Moore is listed as questionable for Monday night’s game after he suffered a concussion Sunday morning. (CSN Bay Area) Ravens WR/KR Jacoby Jones reportedly suffered a head injury after he was struck in the head by a champagne bottle late Sunday. (TMZ.com) Saints HC Sean Payton called the RB Mark Ingram trade rumors “completely false.” (NFLTR) Titans TE Delanie Walker was seen sporting a boot on his left foot Monday. (Jim Wyatt) Vikings Vikings placed FB Zach Line on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury. The post NFL News & Rumors: Monday 9/23 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.

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