Josh Kosman of the New York Post reports that Jon Bon Jovi is no longer part of the Toronto based group bidding on the Buffalo Bills.
According to Kosman, the remaining members of the group — Larry Tanenbaum and Edward Rogers — believe they are in a stronger position to win the auction without Bon Jovi involved in the process.
Based on the previous structure, Bon Jovi would...
Robert Raiola mentions that the total fines and suspensions for NFL players this year come out to $14,063,619. The total for the entire 2013 season was $10,619,855.
CB Dre Kirkpatrick was fined $22,500 for a hit deemed to be unnecessary roughness on Cardinals WR Ted Ginn Jr. (Ed Werder)
Texans waived former second-round pick CB Brandon Harris...
James Walker of ESPN reports that the Bills have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran QB Kyle Orton. Adam Caplan reported earlier in the day that a name to keep an eye on in regards to the Bills search for a backup quarterback is Orton, so this isn’t a complete surprise. Buffalo parted ways with Jordan Palmer Friday, despite signing him to a contract just a few days...
HC Lovie Smith mentioned that CB Mike Jenkins is close to returning to practice after missing time with a hamstring injury. (Tom Krasniqi)
According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, “there’s nothing all that close” between the Cowboys and WR Dez Bryant regarding a contract extension.
Owner/GM Jerry Jones mentioned that he’s ruled out the idea...
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Seahawks are cutting QB Terrelle Pryor as they work to get down to 53 players. Florio mentions that the Rams could be a team to watch in regards to Pryor as they could use some more depth at quarterback. Seattle acquired Pryor from the Raiders in return for a seventh-round selection back in April. Pryor, 24, has one year...
Texans HC Bill O’Brien told reporters on Friday that they have already received “a lot of calls” from teams looking to make trades.
“I’ve fielded a lot of calls,”O’Brien said, via the John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. “It’s that time of year, and those are interesting calls. It tells you what people think about your roster, and it also tells you about their...
Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ.com, citing two individuals with knowledge of the situation, reports that rookie Cody Parkey has beaten out former fourth-round pick Alex Henery for the Eagles’ kicking job.
Parkey, 22, came over in a trade with the Colts that sent RB David Fluellen to Indianapolis. He’s an undrafted free agent out of Auburn. During his four years at Auburn...
OT Aaron Adams suffered a torn ACL and MCL and is expected to be placed on season-ending injured reserve. (Rob Demovsky)
HC Dennis Allen said Friday that plans on waiting to see where QB Matt Schaub is physically before making a decision regarding the starting quarterback job for Week 1. (Jerry McDonald)
TE David Ausberry is expected to return to practice...
According to Joe Buscaglia, the Buffalo Bills have signed LS Garrison Sanborn to a three-year contract extension.
Aaron Wilson reports that Sanborn’s contract will pay him an average of $1.1 million per year.
Sanborn’s new contract will keep him in Buffalo through the 2017 season.
Sanborn, 29, was entering the final year of his three-year, $3.140 million contract and...
Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the 49ers have restructured the contract of DE Ray McDonald and in turn freed up some additional cap space.
Pelissero specifically mentions that this isn’t a contract extension.
San Francisco had close to $9.5 million in available cap space as of today, according the NFL Players Association.
The fact that the 49ers continue to free...
Brian McIntyre reports that the total value of Titans DT Jurrell Casey’s brand new extension is $37.431 million over the course of five years.
According to McIntyre, the deal includes $13 million fully guaranteed and a $10.6 million signing bonus.
McIntyre adds that Casey has a base salary of $2.4 million in 2014, and his 2015 and 2016 base salaries include $7.5 million...
David Garrard would like to continue his NFL career, but has name hasn’t been connected to any teams at this point in time. (Adam Caplan)
DB Tyrann Mathieu has been cleared to participate in tackling drills next week. (Darren Urban)
The Chiefs should find some interest in their backup quarterbacks from teams looking to upgrade their current...
Bills placed CB Mario Butler, CB Bobby Felder and TE Tony Moeaki injured reserve.
It appears as though undrafted rookie Patrick Murray has won the Buccaneers’ kicking job. (Rick Stroud)
Jaguars placed WR Tandon Doss on season-ending injured reserve.
Jaguars placed CB Rashaad Reynolds on injured reserve.
Jaguars reached an injury settlement...
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they have claimed CB B.W. Webb off of waivers from the Dallas Cowboys.
We have claimed CB @OhGi_3Dawg3 (B.W. Webb) off waivers and placed LB Jordan Zumwalt on the Reserve/Injured List.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) August 29, 2014
Webb, 24, is a former fourth-round pick of the Cowboys and is set to make a base salary of $495,000...
Jason La Canfora reports that the Buffalo Bills are gauging trade interest in veteran OL Kraig Urbik.
Reports earlier in the day mentioned that the Bills are still looking for a backup quarterback and they have already announced the release of Jordan Palmer.
However, they could be looking for draft compensation in return for Urbik, but that’s purely speculation on my part...
Mark Alesia of the Indianapolis Star reports that Colts Jim Irsay has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in his OWI case.
Irsay was facing two misdemeanors for the incident that occurred back in March in which he was arrested and charged with one count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, as well as one count of operating a vehicle with a controlled substance in his...
The NFL announced Friday that 49ers OLB Aldon Smith will receive a nine-game suspension.
49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games. Full NFL statement here: pic.twitter.com/cvZfABog45
— Randall Liu (@RLiuNFL) August 29, 2014
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Rookie CB Kyle Fuller said he expects to be ready for Week 1′s game against the Bills. (Adam Jahns)
Justin Durant is the only lock to start at linebacker for the Cowboys, who could take committee approach overall. (Todd Archer)
Former Bills QB Thad Lewis worked out for the Eagles this week. (Tom Pelissero)
QB Eli Manning mentioned that their...
According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, it “sounds like” the Bills are releasing veteran QB Jordan Palmer as part of their final roster cuts.
Recent reports have mentioned that the Bills are still in the trade market for a backup quarterback, which implied that Palmer could be released.
Palmer, 30, was released by the Bears on Sunday after the team decided to go with Jimmy...
Rand Getlin reports that the Cardinals have released veteran DT Isaac Sopoaga as they begin the process of trimming their roster to 53 players.
Sopoaga, 32, was released by the Patriots back in March and has found no reported interest as a free agent. He signed with the Cardinals a little over a week ago and there was some talk that he could win a roster spot, but it appears...
Geoff Mosher reports that the Eagles are trying to trade WR Damaris Johnson.
Johnson, 24, could still be placed on waivers, but it appears as though the Eagles are hoping to get a late-round pick in return for the former undrafted free agent.
Last year, Johnson appeared in 13 games and caught two passes for 14 yards while contributing 441 kick-return yards and another 100 punt...
S Ahmad Dixon was fined $22,050 for striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area. (Brandon George)
Eagles placed WR Arrelious Benn on season-ending injured reserve. (Aaron Wilson)
The Jaguars waived undrafted QB Stephen Morris, but are hoping to sign him to their practice squad if he clears waivers. (Pro Football Talk)
ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Buffalo Bills are still in the trade market for a backup quarterback.
Bills HC Doug Marrone recently expressed frustration regarding the team’s backup quarterback situation following last week’s preseason game.
“I’m not going to sit here and say I’m satisfied with the backup quarterback,” Marrone said, via the Buffalo News...
The Bears are reportedly “very pleased” with WR Santonio Holmes, and he is expected to make their final roster. (Pro Football Talk)
Bills rookie WR Sammy Watkins reportedly dodged a serious injury after he was re-injured his ribs during Thursday’s preseason finale. (Ian Rapoport)
NT Haloti Ngata was fined $8,268 for kicking Redskins offensive guard...
Jason La Canfora is reporting that the Bengals will release veteran RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis.
Brian McIntyre mentions that the Bengals will free up $2.3 million in cap space following this move.
Green-Ellis, 28, was entering the final year of his three-year, $9 million contract and would have made $2.3 million for the upcoming season.
Last year, Green-Ellis averaged just...