The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released 20 players to reach the NFL-mandated limit of 53 players.
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The Cincinnati Bengals terminated the contracts of five veterans not subject to waivers, releasing them to free agency Saturday: OT Willie Anderson; RB Rudi Johnson; TE Nate Lawrie; LB Jim Maxwell; CB Deltha O’Neal.
The Carolina Panthers released 22 players Saturday to reach the mandatory 53-man player limit for the regular season. Included in the cuts are veteran guard Milford Brown, who started 15 games for St. Louis in 2007 and safety Terrence Holt who started 16 games for the Cardinals last year. The list of veterans cut are DB Ricardo Colclough, G Toniu Fonoti, S Terrence Holt, WR Samie Parker, WR Travis Taylor, and RB Labrandon Toefield. The team also waived QB Brett Basanez, RB Decori Birmingham, WR Will Buchanon, S Joe Fields, FB Troy Fleming, WR Chris Hannon, DT Nick Hayden, G Evan Mathis, DE Stanley McClover, G Reuben Riley, T Geoff Scwartz, LB Tim Shaw, DB Darren Toney, TE Chad Upshaw, […]
Adam Archuleta’s switch to outside linebacker was short lived as he was cut by the Raiders on Saturday. The Raiders were Archuleta’s fourth team. St. Louis selected Archuleta in the first-round of the 2001 draft. He joined the Redskins in 2006, and was traded to the Bears in 2007, reuniting with former St. Louis defensive coordinator Lovie Smith.
The Seattle Seahawks placed two players on injured reserve, terminated two veteran contracts and waived 16 others Saturday to reach the 53-player roster limit.
The Miami Dolphins Saturday made the following 17 roster moves in order to get down to the NFL’s mandatory 53-player roster limit.
The Chicago Bears waived 20 players Saturday in order to reduce the roster to the NFL-mandated 53 players.
The Green Bay Packers released 19 players Saturday including running backs Vernand Morency and Noah Herron.
The Broncos cut receiver Glenn Martinez, along with Marquay McDainel and Clifford Russell. Veteran Keary Colbert, who signed with the Broncos during the offseason, had been locked in a battle for a final roster spot. Colbert spent his previous four seasons with the Panthers.
The Detroit Lions announced Saturday that they have placed RB Brian Calhoun and RB Aveion Cason on the Reserved/Injured list and released 20 players to trim their roster down to the NFL-mandated 53-man limit prior to the 6 p.m. ET league deadline.
Defensive back Fernando Bryant and quarterback Matt Gutierrez were among the 18 players released by the New England Patriots Saturday. Bryant’s release, along with that of DB Jason Webster on Aug. 26 removes two veteran players with starting experience brought in this offseason to help replace Asante Samuel.
The Cowboys cut receivers Danny Amendola, Mark Bradford, Mike Jefferson and Todd Lowber on Saturday. A mild surprise considering the numerous injuries the Cowboys have suffered at receiver.
The Tennessee Titans waived the following players Saturday to reach the 53-player roster limit: FB Jeremy Cain, CB Marquice Cole, DE Sean Conover, FB Casey Cramer, RB Omar Cuff, WR Biren Ealy, LB Jerrell Freeman, CB Tuff Harris, DT Antonio Johnson, S Tony Joiner, S Calvin Lowry, OL Enoka Lucas, QB Ingle Martin, C Jason Murphy, TE Jamie Petrowksi, T Isaac Snell, DT Eric Taylor, K John Vaughn, OL Fernando Velasco, CB Cary Williams, WR Edward Williams and WR Roydell Williams.
Backup quarterbacks Jared Lorenzen and Quinn Gray were among the players waived by the Colts Saturday. The move leaves the team with two active quarterbacks in Peyton Manning and Jim Sorgi.