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.
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The Raiders have released veteran QB Jeff Garcia, a source with knowledge of the situation told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.
Posted: Saturday, September 5th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Alex Smith, Ben Watson, Chris Baker, David Thomas, Michael Matthews, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, roster cutdown
The Patriots released TE Alex Smith, just months after trading a fifth-round draft pick to the Buccaneers for his services.
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
Zach Thomas was expected to add a veteran presence to a relatively young Chiefs defense, but the linebacker was released by the team today.
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.
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.
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.
Veteran CB Corey Ivy and WR David Patten were among the 23 players cut by the Browns, who still have one roster spot available.
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.
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.
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.
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.