Posts Tagged ‘roster cutdown’

Bucs deal backup QB McCown to Jags for draft pick

The Buccaneers traded backup QB Luke McCown to the Jaguars for a late-round conditional draft pick in 2010, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Raiders opt to release veteran QB Garcia

The Raiders have released veteran QB Jeff Garcia, a source with knowledge of the situation told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.

Patriots make moves at tight end

The Patriots released TE Alex Smith, just months after trading a fifth-round draft pick to the Buccaneers for his services.

Pashos won’t take pay cut, so Jaguars cut him

The Jaguars released OT Tony Pashos, a league source told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora, because he wouldn’t agree to a pay cut. Pashos was scheduled to make $4.3 million this season

Veteran LB Thomas, S Pollard cut by Chiefs

Zach Thomas was expected to add a veteran presence to a relatively young Chiefs defense, but the linebacker was released by the team today.

Nugent beats out Bryant for Bucs’ kicker job

Matt Bryant, the Buccaneers’ kicker for the last four seasons, lost his job to former Jet Mike Nugent. Bryant was among 21 players released by the Bucs today.

Former starting LB Fowler released by Titans

In 2007, middle linebacker Ryan Fowler started 14 games for the Tennessee Titans. Last year, he lost his starting job to Stephen Tulloch, but still started three games, appearing in all 16. Well, now Fowler, who is a five-year veteran, is looking for work.

Harsh reality for Holley, who’s cut by Cowboys

Jesse Holley earned a Cowboys roster spot by winning Michael Irvin‘s reality TV competition, but he couldn’t hold it. The wide receiver was among 22 players cut by the Cowboys, despite scoring the winning touchdown in Friday night’s preseason finale.

Browns release veterans Ivy, Patten

Veteran CB Corey Ivy and WR David Patten were among the 23 players cut by the Browns, who still have one roster spot available.

Hood’s time with Bears is short

The Bears cut veteran CB Rod Hood, who had signed with the team earlier this week, and 15 other players to finalize their 53-man roster.

Eagles use exemption to keep Vick off 53-man roster

Recently reinstated QB Michael Vick will not be on the Eagles’ 53-man roster to open the season, with the team opting to use an exemption.

Roster moves leave Ravens thin at receiver

The Ravens released veterans Yamon Figurs, Justin Harper and Jayson Foster and rookie Eron Riley, leaving the team with just four wide receivers on its roster.

Steelers finally reveal their cut list

One day after Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said he was keeping his cuts under his hat, the team announced that it had released 21 players and placed veteran TE Sean McHugh on injured reserve.

Texans release O’Neal; Grossman makes team

Among the 22 players released by the Texans today was 10th-year veteran CB Deltha O’Neal — which is notable because Dunta Robinson continues to hold out after being made the team’s franchise player, depleting the depth in the secondary.

Vikings waive Booty; Packers parting with Brohm

The Vikings have waived QB John David Booty, league sources told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.

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