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Report: Bills Still Shopping Around For A No. 2 Quarterback

  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...
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NFL Notes: Bears, Bills, Ravens, Steelers, & Texans

  Bears The Bears are reportedly “very pleased” with WR Santonio Holmes, and he is expected to make their final roster. (Pro Football Talk) Bills Bills rookie WR Sammy Watkins reportedly dodged a serious injury after he was re-injured his ribs during Thursday’s preseason finale. (Ian Rapoport) Ravens NT Haloti Ngata was fined  $8,268 for kicking Redskins offensive guard...
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Bengals Releasing RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

  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...
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Veteran OL Pat McQuistan Among Falcons Early Roster Cuts

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports that veteran OL Pat McQuistan is among the players released by the Atlanta Falcons as they work to get down to 53 players. Other players released/waived so far include: LB Pat Angerer, LB Yawin Smallwood (seventh-round pick), FB Maurice Hagens, and RB Josh Vaughan. McQuistan, 31, signed with the Falcons a few weeks, so the odds were against...
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Buccaneers Cut 12 Players Including Former First-Round Pick Larry English

  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have started the process of trimming their roster down to 53 players Friday. Former first-round pick DE/OLB Larry English was among the players released by the Bucs. Other players released/waived include: CB Anthony Gaitor, CB Keith Lewis, CB Kip Edwards, CB Marc Anthony, LB Nate Askew, LB Ka’Lial Glaud, FB Lonnie Pryor, DE T.J. Fatinikun...
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Falcons Cutting LBs Pat Angerer & Yawin Smallwood

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Falcons are cutting LBs Pat Angerer and Yawin Smallwood as they work to get down to 53 players. The Falcons signed Angerer to a contract a little over a month ago, but beat writers didn’t expect him to make the team. Angerer, 27, was selected by the Colts in the second-round draft of the 2010 NFL Draft. Last year, he totaled...
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NFL Notes: Bears, Buccaneers, Patriots, Raiders, & Ravens

  Bears Aaron Wilson reports that the Bears have cut OL Rob Turner. (NFLTR Roster Cuts Tracker) Buccaneers As of now, Buccaneers plan to place rookie RB Charles Sims on injured reserve with the designation to return. (Ian Rapoport) Patriots A week after Mike Reiss left Stevan Ridley off the Patriots final 53-man roster, he now projects Ridley to make the team. WR Josh Boyce...
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NFL Notes: Bears, Buccaneers, Chargers, Dolphins, Saints, & Vikings

Bears Michael C. Wright projects rookie David Fales to be the team’s No. 3 quarterback, but admits that he could be waived and placed on the practice squad. Veteran WR Santonio Holmes appears to have done enough to secure a roster spot. (Michael C. Wright) The Bears could end up keeping just two tight ends. (Michael C. Wright) Michael C. Wright doesn’t have DE Cornelius Washington...
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Report: NFL & NFLPA Have Begun Talks To Raise Marijuana Test Levels

  Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports reports that the NFL Players Association have recently begun formal talks with the NFL about raising the marijuana test levels.  Garafolo adds that the NFL is reportedly willing to discuss the topic, but the two sides have yet to reach any kind of agreement. According to Garafolo, the players associate just recently proposed the idea. The last...
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Vikings WR Jerome Simpson Suspended Three Games

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Vikings WR Jerome Simpson’s three-game suspension has been upheld. Simpson was in the process of appealing his suspension for his drunken driving arrest that occurred last November, but he obviously wasn’t able to persuade the league. Simpson wound up pleading guilty to careless driving and refusing to submit to a chemical test. He...
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NFL Notes: Cardinals, Colts, Falcons, Giants, Rams, & Steelers

  Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer has established himself as the No. 2 running back behind Andre Ellington. (Josh Weinfuss) Ted Larsen appears to be the Cardinals starting left guard while former first-round pick Jonathan Cooper works to get back to his previous form. (Josh Weinfuss) TE Darren Fells may have done enough to secure a roster spot as the Cardinals No. 4 tight end. ...
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Falcons Have Discussed The Possibly Signing FB Vonta Leach

  According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Falcons have discussed the idea of signing veteran FB Vonta Leach to a contract. Ledbetter projects the Falcons to keep four running backs including Steven Jackson, Jacquizz Rodgers, Antone Smith and Devonta Freeman, so there could be room to add a fullback. Leach mentioned a month ago that has received...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Giants, Jaguars, Packers, Raiders, & Titans

  49ers The 49ers could keep four running backs including Alfonso Smith given that he is a solid special teams contributor. (Paul Gutierrez) Paul Gutierrez projects the 49ers to keep six receivers, but part ways with veteran Brandon Lloyd. San Francisco is expected to shut rookie OL Marcus Martin down for the season. (Paul Gutierrez) Giants The Giants used WR Preston Parker...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Cowboys, Rams, & Ravens

  49ers QB Blaine Gabbert had his shoulder X-rayed after the game. The team will have more details tomorrow. (Kevin Lynch) Cowboys The Cowboys are reportedly facing a fine of close to $44,000 from the NFL for the suspensions of CB Orlando Scandrick and S Jakar Hamilton. (Todd Archer) Rams Seventh-round pick DE Michael Sam said he’s confident he’ll end up on an NFL roster...
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Report: Cowboys Expect DT Josh Brent To Receive A Four-Game Suspension

  Mike Silver of the NFL Network is reporting that the Cowboys expect the NFL to announce a punishment for DT Josh Brent, possibly as soon as Friday. According to Silver, Dallas is bracing for Brent to receive a four-game suspension. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones previously mentioned that they will create a roster spot for Brent if/when he is reinstated by the NFL. “We will...
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NFL Notes: Bills, Broncos, Browns, Chiefs, Colts, & Panthers

  Bills WR Sammy Watkins left Thursday’s preseason finale with a rib injury. (Joe Buscaglia) Broncos Broncos will work out free agent kickers Andrew Furney and Dustin Hopkins. (Mike Garafolo) Browns The Browns were interested in WR Santonio Holmes, but reportedly couldn’t come to an agreement on his salary. (Ian Rapoport) Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins suffered a concussion...
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Lions Rookie OLB Kyle Van Noy Underwent “Core Muscle” Surgery

  The Detroit Lions announced that second-round OLB Kyle Van Noy recently underwent surgery to repair a “core muscle injury.” and is without a timetable for a return. “Kyle Van Noy underwent a successful surgical procedure today due to a core muscle injury. We will continue to monitor Kyle’s progress and provide updates when appropriate.” Van Noy reportedly first noticed...
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NFL Notes: Browns, Cowboys, Dolphins, & Giants

  Browns Browns released OT Randall Harris from injured reserve with an injury settlement. Cowboys Cowboys released DB Dashaun Phillips from injured reserve with an injury settlement. Dolphins Dolphins released DB Jalil Brown from injured reserve with an injury settlement. Giants Giants released DE Emmanuel Dieke from injured reserve with an injury settlement.   The post...
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NFL Notes: Bengals, Dolphins, Panthers, Rams, Redskins, & Steelers

  Bengals Despite suffering a concussion a few weeks ago, RT Andre Smith has “practiced quite a bit,” but won’t play in tonight’s preseason finale. (Paul Dehner Jr) Dolphins The Dolphins hosted DB Deji Olatoye, WR Gerrard Sheppard, DB Lowell Rose and WR Tony Washington for tryouts. (Aaron Wilson) Panthers The NFL wouldn’t say how the new domestic-violence policy...
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NFL Notes: Broncos, Chiefs, Jaguars, Raiders

  Broncos WR Wes Welker did some pitch-and-catch with QB Peyton Manning on Wednesday. (Chris Mortensen) Chiefs Veteran OL Mike McGlynn received a one-year, $1.125 million contract from the Chiefs and will count $925,000 against the team’s salary cap. (Adam Caplan) Jaguars The Jaguars starting rookie QB Blake Bortles tonight. Raiders QB Matt Schaub was able to do some...
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Report: Bills Have Had WR T.J. Graham On The Trading Block For “Several Months”

  ESPN’s Adam Caplan is reporting that the Buffalo Bills have had WR T.J. Graham on the trading block for “several months.” This probably isn’t a huge surprise as there has been talk of Graham being on the roster bubble for months now. However, it can’t be a good sign for Graham if he’s been on the trading block for a while now and a deal has yet to be agreed to....
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NFL Notes: Tony Gonzalez, David Garrard, 49ers, Broncos, Falcons, & Saints

Tony Gonzalez Retired TE Tony Gonzalez said there is “probably no chance of me coming back to play.” (Ben Volin) David Garrard Veteran QB David Garrard mentioned that his agent has reached out to several teams in recent weeks including the Rams regarding an opportunity. (NFL.com) 49ers ILB Michael Wilhoite appears to be the “front runner” to start next to Patrick...
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Report: Cowboys Waiving Former Fourth-Round Pick CB B.W. Webb

  Tom Pelissero of USA Today has been informed that the Cowboys are waiving 2013 fourth-round pick CB B.W. Webb. Pelissero adds that Webb has been dealing with a hip flexor, but he’s now healthy and is expected to find another opportunity elsewhere. Webb, 24, was set to make a base salary of $495,000 for the upcoming season, but there is a chance that he could be claimed off...
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Jones: Adrian Peterson told me he'd like to play for the Cowboys

ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” is reporting that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones back in June that he would like to play for the Cowboys once his deal is up with Minnesota. “Well, I understand, Adrian,” Jones told Peterson during the call. “I’d like that, too … Well, I love your story. I love your daddy’s story. I’ve always respected...
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NFL Notes: Dolphins, Giants, Jaguars, Ravens, Seahawks, & Vikings

  Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas, WR Marcus Thigpen and DB Don Jones are some of the notable players who enter Thursday’s preseason finale on the roster bubble. (James Walker) Giants Starting QB Eli Manning is expected to play in tonight’s game. (Dan Graziano) This could be WR Mario Manningham‘s last opportunity to prove he’s worthy of a roster spot. (Dan Graziano) Jaguars...
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