Posts Tagged ‘roster cut-down’

Vikings cut QB Bollinger

The Vikings kept fifth-round draft pick John David Booty and released veteran quarterback Brooks Bollinger. The former Wisconsin quarterback spent the previous two seasons with the Vikings.

WR Sippio, 20 others released by Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs president Carl Peterson announced on Saturday that the club has made 22 transactions in order to comply with the NFL mandatory roster cutdown to 53 players.

Giants waive K Huston, sign 44-year-old Carney

The New York Giants waived 19 players Saturday, including kicker Josh Huston who kicked in the team’s final three preseason games.

McDougle among Eagles’ cuts

The Eagles cut veteran defensive end Jerome McDougle as the team released 12 players to trim down to the 53-player limit.

Jets’ RB Chatman suspended four games

Jesse Chatman of the New York Jets has been suspended without pay for the team’s first four regular-season games of 2008 for violating the NFL Policy on Steroids and Related Substances.

Harrington, Pollard among 21 waived by Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons made 22 roster moves to reach the NFL’s mandatory 53-player limit on Saturday, including releasing QB Joey Harrington and TE Marcus Pollard.

Chargers release 20 players

The San Diego Chargers placed TE Scott Chandler on Reserve-Injured (toe) Saturday and released 20 players from their active roster to reach the NFL’s mandatory limit of 53 players.

Cardinals make roster moves

The Cardinals have released 22 players to reach the 53-player limit. The Cardinals released veteran linebackers Brandon Moore, Matt Stewart and Joe Tafoya. The Cardinals kept undrafted rookie linebacker Ali Highsmith and veteran Monty Beisel.

Broncos cut P Paulescu in favor of rookie Kern

Broncos rookie punter Brett Kern has beat out second-year player Sam Paulescu for Denver’s punting job. Paulescu was cut by the Broncos Saturday. Additionally, the Broncos placed rookie running back Anthony Alridge on IR with a foot injury.

Steelers place QB Batch on IR, cut 22 others

Eleventh-year QB Charlie Batch was placed on the Reserve/Injured List after breaking his collarbone in the Steelers’ preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Redskins release 22 ahead of cut-down deadline

The Washington Redskins released the following 22 players Saturday to meet the NFL’s 53-player roster limit: DTs Matthias Askew and Ryan Boschetti, FB Nehemiah Broughton, Ts Devin Clark, Todd Wade and Tavares Washington, Gs Andrew Crummey and Fred Matua, QB Derek Devine, P Derrick Frost, WRs Horace Gant, Maurice Mann, Billy McMullen and Anthony Mix, LBs Curtis Gatewood, David Holloway and Danny Verdun-Wheeler, CBs Cedrick Holt, Matterral Richardson and Byron Westbrook, S Patrick Ghee and RB Marcus Mason.

Ravens’ Martin suspended; Baltimore cuts 19

The NFL has suspended Ravens CB Derrick Martin without pay for the team’s first regular-season game and fined one additional game check for violating the NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy.

Texans put Brown on IR with back injury

The Texans have placed running back Chris Brown on injured reserve, putting the team at the 53 player limit. Brown, 27, has battled back injuries through training camp after signing a two-year contact in the offseason with the Texans.

Saints cut 14, trim roster to 53 players

The New Orleans Saints made 14 roster moves Saturday to reach the NFL-mandated active roster limit of 53.

Seven veterans among 21 cut by 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers made their final cuts Saturday, waiving 21 players and placing one player on injured reserve to reach the 53-man roster limit.

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