Albert Breer of the NFL Network has spoken with NFL scouts who believe FSU QB Jameis Winston has “some serious issues” that could impact his draft status should he come out next year.
“It’ll hurt him significantly,” an area scout assigned to Florida State tells Breer. “Especially with all the stuff going on in the league. This may force him to stay...
Field Yates of ESPN is reporting that the Lions have released WR Kevin Ogletree on Saturday as they set their roster for tomorrow’s game.
Ogletree, 27, signed a one-year contract worth $795,000 with the Lions back in March. During the summer, there was talk that he could end up being the team’s No. 3 receiver, but he has been inactive for Detroit’s first two games.
The San Francisco 49ers announced Saturday that they have released veteran QB Josh Johnson from their roster and replaced him with rookie TE Asante Cleveland.
Johnson, 28, signed a one-year contract with the 49ers back in May, but has been Blaine Gabbert on their depth chart for several months. It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that he was released given that No. 3 quarterbacks...
The San Diego Chargers announced Saturday that they have placed OLB Melvin Ingram on injured reserve with the designation to return, due to a hip injury.
San Diego was expected to be without Ingram for Week 3’s game, but it appears the injury was server enough that they were forced to consider holding him out for a few weeks.
Ingram, 25, is a former first-round pick of the Chargers...
LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is listed as doubtful for Week 3.
LB Danny Trevathan is reportedly making decent progress from his leg fracture and could return following the Week 4 bye. (Jeff Legwold)
ILB Jerrell Freeman will miss his second straight game with a hamstring injury. (Mike Wells)
CB Dee Milliner didn’t practice Saturday...
The NFL could have a team in London by 2021, according to NFL’s executive vice president of international Mark Waller.
“I don’t think I’ve ever been shy about the fact that I believe we should have a team in the U.K.,” Waller said, via Tom Pelissero of USA Today. “I’d be disappointed if we didn’t have a team there (in) another seven years at the most.”
The Baltimore Ravens announced Saturday that they have waived WR Deonte Thompson and promoted RB Fitzgerald Toussaint to their active roster.
The fact that Thompson was the player cut to make room for Toussaint is fairly interesting given that ESPN’s damning “Outside The Lines” report from Friday mentioned that HC John Harbaugh wanted to release him several months ago...
WR Brandon Marshall was limited during Saturday’s practice and is questionable for Week 3. (Rich Campbell)
WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) is also listed as questionable for Monday’s game. (Zach Zaidman)
LB Shea McClellin has been ruled out of Week 3’s game against the Jets due to a hand injury. (Dan Wiederer)
The Chiefs have ruled out S Eric Berry (ankle...
The Minnesota Vikings announced Saturday that they have signed WR Charles Johnson off the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad.
Johnson, 25, is a former seventh-round pick of the Green Bay Packers. He was unable to make the Packers’ 53-man roster during his rookie year and wound up on their practice squad. However, Cleveland later signed him to their active roster, but upon his...
The Dallas Cowboys announced Saturday that they have promoted LB Keith Smith to their active roster and waived DE Lavar Edwards.
The team has waived DE Lavar Edwards and signed LB Keith Smith from the practice squad.
— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) September 20, 2014
The Cowboys sent a conditional seventh-round pick to the Titans in return for Edwards at the end of August...
According to Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald, the NFL “very much” wants to place a team in London and believes they have enough support from the fans over there to do so.
QB Josh McCown “has a significant sprain” to his right (throwing) thumb and all options remain on the table. (Rick Stroud)
Jaguars signed WR Kerry Taylor to their active...
Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reports that after undergoing a second test on his injured thumb, Buccaneers QB Josh McCown is expected to miss “several weeks.”
Reports from earlier in the day mentioned that McCown had a thumb sprain and could be one or two weeks, but it appears as though this timeline was conservative.
Mike Glennon took over McCown Thursday night and completed...
DL Quinton Dial was fined $16,537 for a hit on Bears QB Jay Cutler. (Tom Pelissero)
QB Josh McCown reportedly suffered a “severe sprain” to his right thumb, but he did not break the finger. (Roy Cummings)
There is a chance that McCown could play next week against the Steelers. (Roy Cummings)
WR Dez Bryant (shoulder) is listed as questionable...
Don Van Natta Jr. and Kevin Van Valkenburg of ESPN have an incredible report out about the Baltimore Ravens and NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice assault case.
According to the report, the Ravens’ head of security, Darren Sanders, heard a detailed description of the inside-elevator scene within hours of the incident taking place and shared it with team officials.
LB Jameel McClain was fined $8,268 for his late hit against Cardinals QB Drew Stanton last week. (Art Stapleton)
Lions promoted CB Mohammed Seisay to their active roster Friday. (Justin Rogers)
DL Dwan Edwards was fined $8,268 for late hit on Lions QB Matthew Stafford. (Around The NFL)
Patriots tried out: WR Kevin Cone, DE Steven Means,...
Field Yates of ESPN reports that former Jaguars OT Cameron Bradfield tried out for the Cardinals on Friday.
This news comes just a few days after Jacksonville placed him on waivers.
Bradfield started the team’s first two games of the season, but has struggled mightily both appearances. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the third-worst qualifying offensive tackle in the league...
TE Vernon Davis (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 3. (Cam Inman)
WR Josh Gordon released a statement regarding his reduced suspension, via the NFLPA.
“I’m happy that the NFLPA and NFL worked hard to agree on a new Substances of Abuse policy. I’m very thankful to my union for fighting for a significant reduction in my suspension. I’m...
Dolphins DE Dion Jordan has reportedly had his four-game suspension lifted by the NFL. However, Jordan again violated the NFL’s Substance Policy again and received another suspension from the league that will keep him out until October, via the Miami Herald.
Statement from Jordan regarding the second suspension:
“I am currently undergoing treatment to address my situation.I...
According to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com, the Giants waived OL Eric Herman on Friday.
However, Raanan adds that Herman could return to the Giants and as a practice squad player if he clears waivers.
Herman, 25, was one of the players to have his suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drugs policy lifted with an agreement on a new drug policy this past week...
HC Bruce Arians announced that QB Drew Stanton will start Week 3’s game against the 49ers.
QB Carson Palmer will miss his second straight game with a shoulder issue.
RB Ryan Mathews (knee) and OLB Melvin Ingram (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 3. (Eric D. Williams)
RB Jamaal Charles (ankle) put in another limited practice on Friday.
The NFL and NFLPA officially announced an agreement on a new drug policy Friday. The release also mentioned that the suspensions handed out to Browns WR Josh Gordon and former Colts LaVon Brazill have been reduced to 10 games.
Both players were initially suspended for an entire year, however, as talks between the two parties progressed, their bans were expected to be reduced...
The NFL and NFLPA officially announced an agreement on a new drug policy Friday.
Here’s the full release:
The NFL and NFL Players Association have reached agreement on a wide-ranging series of improvements to their programs on substance abuse and performance enhancing substances that include the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests, implementation of testing...
The NFL and NFLPA are expected to announce changes to drug policy Friday. (Judy Battista)
Commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to announce that he wants to “start over and redo” the personal conduct policy in his press conference. (Ian Rapoport)
LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is listed as doubtful for Week 3. (Paul Dehner Jr.)
The Wilson family...
ILB Mychal Kendricks (calf) has officially been ruled out for Sunday.
WRs Cecil Shorts (hamstring) and Allen Hurns (ankle) are both listed as probable for Week 3. (John Oesher)
The Giants have officially ruled out LB Jon Beason, WR Odell Beckham and LB Devon Kennard for Week 3.
S James Ihedigbo (neck) appears to be doubtful to play against...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Cardinals will place veteran OLB John Abraham on season-ending injured reserve due to concussions.
Darren Urban reports that the Cardinals have re-signed P Drew Butler.
Abraham returned to the Cardinals this past week after he left the team to weigh his future, but it appears he was unable to pass the concussion protocol.