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Colts Sign LB Robert Ruggiero & Waived-Injured LB Shawn Loiseau

  The Indianapolis Colts announced the signing of LB Robert Ruggiero and that they have waived-injured LB Shawn Loiseau on Wednesday. Ruggiero tried out for the Colts during their rookie mini-camp back in May. He is an undrafted free agent out Bridgewater State University and was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year last season...
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NFL Notes: Brandon Jackson, Lions, Panthers, Texans, & Vikings

  NFL Free agent RB Brandon Jackson mentioned that he would like to play in the NFL this season. (Martin Hendricks) Lions Former first-round pick DT Nick Fairley mentioned that he wants to be back with the Lions next season. (Dave Birkett) Panthers HC Ron Rivera mentioned that CB Josh Norman is having a great training camp. (David Newton) Texans The Texans reportedly...
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Report: Steelers RBs Le’Veon Bell & LeGarrette Blount Charged With Marijuana Possession

  Colin Dunlap is reporting that Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and RB LeGarrette Blount were both charged with marijuana possession on Wednesday. On top of that, Bell also received a DUI after being stop on Wednesday. Dunlap adds that the two players had 20 grams of marijuana in their possession. They were with an unidentified female, but all three were...
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NFL Notes: Bears, Bills, Broncos, Buccaneers, & Vikings

  Bears Jordan Palmer will be the Bears No. 2 quarterback against Seattle on Friday. (Jeff Dickerson) Bills Head Coach Doug Marrone said the medical staff has not decided whether or not WR Sammy Watkins will play Saturday against the Buccaneers.   Watkins suited up for practice Wednesday, but was not a full participant. (Mike Rodak) CB Leodis McKelvin left Wednesday’s practice...
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San Francisco Not Interested In Trading Holdout G Alex Boone

  According to Matt Maiocco, teams have inquired about the availability of holdout G Alex Boone, but the 49ers are not interested in trading him. San Francisco is reportedly offering Boone an extension, which would add a few years to his current deal, rather than a new contract. Boone, 27, is entering the fourth year of a five-year deal and is slated to make $2 million for the 2014...
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Report: Cardinals Sign DL Ryan McBean

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Cardinals have signed DL Ryan McBean to a contract. This news comes just minutes after reports mentioned that the Cardinals are signing veteran NT Isaac Sopoaga to a contract. McBean, 30, is a former fourth-round pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He spent two years with the Steelers before signing on to...
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Bengals, Burfict agree to contract extension

ESPN Adam Caplan, citing a league source, reports that the Cincinnati Bengals have reached an agreement with LB Vontaze Burfict on a multi-year contract extension. Burfict, 23, wound up going undrafted out of Arizona State back in 2012 due to numerous concerns, but he has quickly developed into the Bengals best linebacker, and surprisingly led the NFL tackles last season. Burfict...
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Redskins Claim P Tress Way Off Waivers From Bears, Waive P Blake Clingan

  The Washington Redskins claimed P Tress Way off of waivers from the Chicago Bears on Wednesday, according to the NFL transaction release. Washington placed P Blake Clingan on waivers to make room for Way. The Redskins placed Way on waivers yesterday. Way, 22, signed with the Bears as an undrafted free agent out of Oklahoma back in 2013. He later signed a future/reserve contract...
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Buccaneers Claim OL Edawn Coughman Off Waivers From Bills

  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have claimed OL Edawn Coughman off of waivers from the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday, according to Rick Stroud. Buffalo placed Coughman on waivers yesterday, but it appears as though the Buccaneers are willing to give him a shot to show something in coming weeks. Coughman, 26, originally signed with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of Shaw University...
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Rams Waived/Injured RB Isaiah Pead

  The St. Louis Rams have waived/injured former second-round pick RB Isaiah Pead on Wednesday, according to Tom Pelissero. Pelissero adds that Pead will revert to injured reserve if no one claims him off of waivers. Pead, 24, suffered a torn ACL during Saturday’s second preseason game. The injury was obvious as he wasn’t contacted by a Packers players before going down...
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Colts Waive RB Phillip Tanner

  The Indianapolis Colts announced that they have waived RB Phillip Tanner. This move was made seemingly in conjunction with the acquisition of RB David Fluellen from the Eagles in exchange for K Cody Parkey. Tanner, 25, signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State back in 2011. It appeared that Tanner had an outside shot to make the team, but...
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NFL Notes: Bears, Browns, Chiefs, Eagles, Falcons, Jaguars, & Redskins

  Bears HC Marc Trestman said he would like WR Santonio Holmes to play on Friday, but they have yet to make a final decision. (Jeff Dickerson) Browns HC Mike Pettine told reporters that DE Desmond Bryant underwent wrist surgery and is unsure if he’ll be ready for opener. (Mary Kay Cabot) HC Mike Pettine announced that John Greco will be the team’s starting right...
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Jets Place Third-Round Pick CB Dexter McDougle On Season-Ending IR

  The New York Jets announced that they have placed third-round pick CB Dexter McDougle on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday. We have placed rookie CB Dexter McDougle on Injured Reserve. — New York Jets (@nyjets) August 20, 2014 McDougle unfortunately suffered a torn ACL during a practice a few weeks ago, so this move was expected to be made at some point before roster...
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Vikings QB Christian Ponder Not Asking To Be Traded

  Vikings QB Christian Ponder seemed to indicate that he was open to being traded, but he made it clear on Wednesday that he isn’t asking to dealt. “I’m not asking for a trade,” he said, per Chris Tomasson. “I’m learning so much right now. I do feel like it’s beneficial for me to be right here right now. As a competitor, though, you want to be the guy that’s out...
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Colts Trade K Cody Parkey To Eagles For RB David Fluellen

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Colts have traded K Cody Parkey to the Eagles in return for RB David Fluellen. This is somewhat surprising give that Tom Pelissero of USA Today reported earlier in the day that the Eagles were set to waive RB David Fluellen following the addition of RB Kenjon Barner Tuesday night. It looks like the Colts got involved once they heard...
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NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Giants, Packers, & Rams

  Bills Bills placed LB Stevenson Sylvester on injured reserve on Wednesday. Browns HC Mike Pettine said that he doesn’t want starting QB Brian Hoyer “looking over his shoulder if he makes one bad throw.” (Aditi Kinkhabwala) Giants S Cooper Taylor may need surgery on foot, which could lead to him being placed on season-ending injured reserve. Packers TEs coach Jerry...
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Raiders Re-Sign K Kevin Goessling, Waived/Injured S Jeremy Deering

  The Oaklan Raiders announced that they have re-signed K Kevin Goessling and waived/injured S Jeremy Deering on Wednesday. The Raiders waived Goessling on Sunday, so it’s somewhat surprising to see him signed just a few days later. He is a three-time All-Western Athletic Conference selection while at Fresno State. Goessling scored 373 points and converted 61-of-81 field...
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Redskins Cut P Blake Clingan

  Tom Schad of the Washington Times, citing a source, reports that the Washington Redskins have cut P Blake Clingan. Clingan, 25, was an undrafted free agent out of UCF. He signed a one-year contract with the Lions last year, but was released at the start of the season after failing to beat out P Sam Martin for the job. It looks as though veteran P Robert Malone – who spent the...
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Jaguars Waived/Injured TE Fendi Onobun

  The Jacksonville Jaguars announced the signing of FB Eric Kettani on Wednesday as well as that they have waived/injured TE Fendi Onobun. Onobun, 27, is a former sixth-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams. He lasted just a few months with the Rams before he was placed on waivers at the start of the 2010 season. Jacksonville signed him to a contract two weeks ago, so he didn’t...
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NFL Notes: Tony Gonzalez, Dolphins, Jaguars, Lions, & Patriots

  NFL Former Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez mentioned that NFL teams have reached out to him about possibly coming back for another season, but he appears to be comfortable remaining retired. “I’ve had teams ask me to come back and play for them,” Gonzalez said, via Newsday. “I won’t name those teams, but I’m happily retired, so I’m not even thinking about it. I’m looking...
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Jaguars To Sign FB Eric Kettani

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Jaguars are signing former Navy FB Eric Kettani to a contract Wednesday. Wilson reported earlier in the day that Kettani worked out for the Jaguars, so it appears as though he was impressive enough to get a chance to make the team in the next two weeks. Kettani, 27, signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent...
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Buccaneers Release Veteran WR Lavelle Hawkins

  The Buccaneers have released veteran WR Lavelle Hawkins, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. Tampa Bay signed Hawkins to a contract back in April, so he has had enough of time to learn the system and compete for a starting job, which can be said for all veterans in training camp. Hawkins, 28, signed a one-year contract with the Chargers last season after spending the first five...
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Broncos Waived/Injured DE Greg Latta

  The Denver Broncos announced that they have waived/injured DE Greg Latta on Wednesday. The #Broncos this morning designated DE Greg Latta as waived/injured. — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) August 20, 2014 Latta, 22, signed with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent out of Purdue back in May. During his two years at Purdue, Latta recorded 44 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss, two...
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NFL Notes: Bears, Chargers, Eagles, Lions, Rams, Ravens, & Vikings

  Bears “There’s growing concern” that RT Jordan Mills could be in danger of missing Week 1. (Michael C. Wright) Chargers G Johnnie Troutman is currently listed as the Chargers starting right guard and appears to have the edge over third-round draft pick Chris Watt. (Eric D. Williams) Eagles HC Chip Kelly downplayed RB LeSean McCoy‘s toe injury saying that he...
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Eagles Waive RB David Fluellen

  Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Eagles have placed RB David Fluellen on waivers after trading for RB Kenjon Barner Tuesday night. Fluellen, 22, signed with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent out of Toledo back in May. He was a first-team All-MAC pick as both a junior and senior. During his college career, he ran for 3,336 yards on 561 carries (5.95 YPC...
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