The Green Bay Packers have claimed WR Gerrard Sheppard off of waivers from the Ravens, according to Aaron Wilson.
Sheppard, 23, signed on with the Ravens as undrafted free agent out of of Towson back in May of last year. The Ravens would later sign him to a future/reserve contract before placing him on waivers Tuesday.
At Towson, Sheppard 53 passes for 587 yards receiving and...
The Washington Redskins waived CB Courtney Bridget Jr. on Wednesday.
Gruden said CB Courtney Bridget Jr. has been waived (injured) and will require shoulder surgery.
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) July 30, 2014
Bridget was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Hampton by the Redskins back in May.
Bridget was an intriguing prospect because of his measurables. He was injured...
The Buffalo Bills announced that they have signed RB Fred Jackson to a one-year contract extension.
This is an interesting move from the Bills as C.J. Spiller is entering the final year of his contract and Jackson is well into his thirties. On top of that, the Bills traded for Bryce Brown earlier in the offseason, so they do have a lot of options at running back right now.
Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith made it clear that he will not allow ongoing contract negotiations to serve as a distraction.
“You’re getting to the point where either way, you want it to stop being a distraction,” Smith said, via The Kansas City Star. “You guys know how I feel about this, and it’s the truth.”
While it has been rumored that significant differences...
OLB Aldon Smith will meet with the city attorney in Los Angeles Wednesday to hopefully resolve the LAX bomb threat he made months ago. (Mike Garafolo)
CB Sean Smith continues to work with the second-team defense, despite the Chiefs need for help at corner. (Adam Teicher)
Rookie De’Anthony Thomas had a great day of practice on Wednesday, lining at both running...
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network mentioned that he would be “very surprised” if the Cowboys signed WR Dez Bryant to an extension before the start of the regular season.
According to Rapoport, it’s “nearly impossible” for the team to do a deal with Bryant now that they have locked up LT Tyron Smith to a monster extension less than an hour ago.
“[Tyron Smith deal] probably...
The NFL announced Wednesday that Bills LB Nigel Bradham has been suspended one game for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy.
Bradham was arrested for marijuana possession last summer, and that offense is likely the basis for this suspension.
This is a significant blow to the Buffalo defense-despite its brevity-considering that LB Kiko Alonso is already out for the...
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network first reported that the Cowboys are in the process of finalizing a “mega-extension” for LT Tyron Smith.
Rapoport reports that Smith will receive an eight-year contract worth $98 million.
After factoring in Smith’s current contract, he’ll be under team control for 10 years and the total value of the agreement sits at $109 million, according...
The Green Bay Packers have announced that they have signed GM Ted Thompson to a multi-year contract extension.
“I’m pleased that we were able to enter into this contract extension with Ted,” Packers president Mark Murphy said. “His outstanding work has been the key factor in the success that we’ve enjoyed in recent years. I have tremendous respect for Ted, and am confident...
OL Kyle Long has been cleared to practice and is expected to work his way back into training camp. (Ian Rapoport)
HC Marvin Lewis told reporters Wednesday that DT Geno Atkins will begin practicing on a limited basis this week. (Albert Breer)
Second-round pick TE Jace Amaro was running the wrong routes in Wednesday’s practice and received an earful from OC...
The Washington Redskins signed DT Jake McDonough to a contract on Wednesday, according to Glen Lansky of Elite Sports Agency, per Aaron Wilson.
McDonough, 24, was an undrafted free agent out Iowa State who originally signed with the Jets last year. The Colts added him to their practice squad and later signed him to a future/reserve deal in January. However, Indianapolis cut...
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that the 49ers recently reached out to veteran G Alex Boone about ending his holdout, but he remains “resolute in his stance.”
Boone is unhappy with his current deal and is hoping to secure a new contract that would pay him a more competitive salary in line with what starting guards are making around the NFL.
Barrows points out...
The Denver Broncos signed DL Will Pericak and Cody Larsen to contracts on Wednesday, according to Aaron Wilson.
Pericak, 24, was an undrafted free agent of Colorado who originally signed with the Ravens last year. He would bounce around a bit before signing with Jacksonville in December of last year.
Pericak recorded 46 tackles, 33 tackles for a loss, two sacks, and four...
Bengals activate DT Geno Atkins and LB Marquis Flowers from PUP list.
Browns are bringing in OT Kaycee Ike for a workout on Wednesday. (Aaron Wilson)
TE Clay Harbor will be sidelined with a calf injury for the next month. (Mark Long)
First-round TE Eric Ebron has dropped “an inordinate number” of passes during offseason workouts and training...
Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins still have free agent C Samson Satele on their radar if their current group of centers continue to struggle in training camp.
The Dolphins have been trying to convert free agent acquisition Shelley Smith from guard to center, but reports out of Miami’s camp have mentioned that he continues to struggle snapping the...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the signing of CB Kip Edwards on Wednesday as well as the release of former Pro Bowl G Carl Nicks.
The Buccaneers have signed CB Kip Edwards (5-10, 190) and officially released G Carl Nicks.
— Buccaneers PR (@BuccaneersPR) July 30, 2014
Edwards, 23, signed with the Bills as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri back in 2013. He lasted...
Second-round pick WR Jarvis Landry has already made a strong impression on the team. (James Walker)
RB David Wilson will sit out the rest of the week and the Hall of Fame game this weekend. (Mike Garafolo)
Wilson is scheduled to meet with the doctor who performed his surgery on Monday. (Mike Garafolo)
TE Rob Gronkowski is not expected to see any...
According to Josh Kosman and Lois Weiss of the New York Post, Buffalo Sabres owner Terrence Pegula placed a bid in excess of $1 billion for the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday.
The report mentions that this will most likely pave the way for the Bills to sell for record price.
Meanwhile, John Kryk of the Toronto Sun reports that the team received a total of three initial bids...
Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram is reporting that the Cowboys fear that second-round pick DE DeMarcus Lawrence suffered a broken right foot during Tuesday’s practice.
If true, this would be another huge blow to the Cowboys’ defense as they have already lost ILB Sean Lee for the season with an ACL injury.
Reports from Cowboys practice mentioned that Lawrence...
Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson announced via his Twitter account that he has signed a five-year extension worth $70 million that includes $48 million guaranteed. Happy to announce my 5 year extension with @AZCardinals! $70M and $48M Guaranteed!! #AZCardinals #P2Nation #YearOfTheCardinal — Patrick Peterson (@RealPeterson21) July 30, 2014 Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reported earlier...
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QB Carson Palmer praised WR Michael Floyd for his size and his ability to overpower cornerbacks. (Josh Weinfuss)
RB Stepfan Taylor and Jonathan Dwyer are battling for the No. 2 running back job, but Taylor could have the early edge as he worked with the first-team on Tuesday. (Josh Weinfuss)
Rookie K Chandler Catanzaro missed three kicks in row after he hadn’t...
The Chicago Bears announced the signing of WR Dale Moss Tuesday night.
The #Bears have signed WR Dale Moss to a 1-year deal.
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) July 30, 2014
Moss, 25, signed with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent out of South Dakota State back in 2012, but wasn’t able to make the team out of training camp and later ended up on the Buccaneers...
Veteran WR Brandon Lloyd has been a consistently productive receiver for the entire offseason. (Matt Barrows)
WR Josh Gordon is expected to argue that his positive test was due to second-hand smoke. (Adam Schefter)
Gordon’s results for marijuana would not have triggered positive tests in Major League Baseball, the Olympics and the federal government. (Adam...
The Browns’ offense struggled a lot on Tuesday. (Pat McManamon)
The quarterbacks threw a total of four interceptions. (Pat McManamon)
HC Mike Pettine praised DT Ahtyba Rubin for his run defense. (Pat McManamon)
LBs Craig Robertson and Chris Kirksey are competing for the starting job next to Karlos Dansby. (Pat McManamon)
The Giants have all of their...