Posts Tagged ‘roster cut-down’

Williamson, Jones not among 19 released by Jags

The Jaguars released 19 players Saturday, but wide receivers Troy Williamson and Matt Jones were not among those cut. Jacksonville also placed two players on the Physically Unable to Perform list in DB Chad Nkang and DL Jeremy Mincey.

Agent: Johnson cut by Bengals

The release of Rudi Johnson reported earlier by NFL Network’s Adam Schefter is also being confirmed by Johnson’s agent, Peter Schaffer.

Bengals to release RB Johnson

The Bengals have told veteran running back Rudi Johnson he will be released today.

Browns release 22, reduce roster to 53 players

The Cleveland Browns released 22 players Saturday in order to get down to the NFL-mandated 53-player roster limit.

Browns get cut-down day rolling

We here at NFL.com and NFL Network are ready for a monstrous day of cuts. Thirty-two teams cutting 22 players each — that’s essentially teams telling 704 players, “You’re fired!” There will be some high-profile names, some no-profile names, but lots of names, that’s for sure. And it already has started, though hardly with a bang.

Colvin, Shipp among 21 cut by Texans

Nine-year veteran DE/LB Rosevelt Colvin was among 21 players released by the Houston Texans Friday in an attempt to reduce the roster to the NFL-mandated 53 players.

Patriots release four prior to cut-down deadline

The New England Patriots released four players Friday: DT Steve Fifita, OL Jimmy Martin, CB Jeff Shoate and rookie TE Jonathan Stupar. Following today’s transactions, the Patriots report 71 players on their active roster. The NFL’s regular-season 53-man active roster limit goes into effect at 6 p.m. ET Saturday.

Rams waive 10 players as cut-down begins

St. Louis Rams coach Scott Linehan announced Friday that the team has waived 10 players: WR Matt Caddell, S Jerome Carter, TE Nick Cleaver, CB Tanard Davis, CB Cortney Grixby, WR Marques Hagans, C Donovan Raiola, LB Marcus Riley, NT Henry Smith, NT Willie Williams.

Saints put WR Arrington on IR, release six others

The New Orleans Saints placed seventh-round draft pick WR Adrian Arrington (toe) on injured reserve Friday and released six other veterans as first steps in getting down to the NFL-mandated roster limit of 53 players by Saturday’s deadline.

Eagles release eight

The Philadelphia Eagles released eight players on Friday, trimming their current roster to 67 players. The Eagles released WR Bam Childress, CB Therrian Fontenot, CB Nick Graham, WR Jamal Jones, RB Ryan Moats, S Marcus Paschal, OL Stefan Rodgers and LB Pago Tagofau. The final cut-down deadline is on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET, when all NFL teams must cut active rosters to 53 players.

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