Posts Tagged ‘roster cutdown’

Jaguars trying to trade DB Williams, who might be cut

The Jaguars are shopping DB Brian Williams ahead of the 6 p.m. ET roster cutdown deadline, a league source told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora, and he could become a salary-cap casualty if he isn’t traded.

Seahawks release Russell to make room for Milloy

The Seahawks have released safety Brian Russell, league sources told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora. The move clears the way for Seattle to sign veteran free agent safety Lawyer Milloy today, sources with knowledge of the situation told’s Steve Wyche.

Rams place Carriker on IR, trim roster

One day after the Rams admitted that DT Adam Carriker had a “significant shoulder injury,” they placed him on season-ending injured reserve. St. Louis also trimmed its roster en route to reaching the 53-man limit.

Bengals cut 22, but RBs Leonard, Dorsey stay

Viewers of HBO’s Hard Knocks saw Bengals coaches struggle between choosing Brian Leonard and DeDe Dorsey at running back. Well, they both made the team.

Saints cut Harrington, keep Brunell as backup QB

The Saints have cut former Lions first-round draft pick Joey Harrington, meaning Mark Brunell will be the backup QB.

‘Skins put Brennan on IR; Daniel to practice squad

The Redskins announced they are placing backup QB Colt Brennan on injured reserve, the result of a nagging hamstring injury that he aggravated in a preseason game against the Jaguars on Thursday night.

Dolphins cut five, placed Roth on non-football IR

Among the moves made by the Dolphins today was placing OLB Matt Roth on the non-football injury list. Roth is still recovering from a groin injury that kept him out of the entire preseason.

Giants cut Super Bowl hero Tyree

Super Bowl XLII hero David Tyree had hoped to make a triumphant return to the Giants, one year after suffering a season-ending knee injury. Yet nagging injuries and an abundance of younger competition in training camp led to Tyree being waived today.

Bills cut veteran RB Rhodes

In yet another offensive shakeup for the Buffalo Bills, veteran running back Dominic Rhodes was cut Saturday as the team trimmed the roster to 53, according to a source with knowledge of the move.

Who did the Steelers cut? It’s a secret

The Steelers say they’re down to the 53-player roster limit, but they won’t say who they cut until Saturday. The reason? Coach Mike Tomlin doesn’t want other teams to have a competitive advantage by knowing who is available before they make their cuts.

Cards cut player vicitimized on Super Bowl-winning TD

The player victimized on Santonio Holmes’ Super Bowl XLIII-winning touchdown catch — safety Aaron Francisco — was one of 21 players released by the Cardinals as the team trimmed its roster to the mandatory 53-man limit.

Chiefs release veteran OL McIntosh, Ghiaciuc

Damion McIntosh, the Chiefs’ starting right tackle last season, now is looking for a job after the team released him following a bad preseason. The Chiefs also cut Eric Ghiaciuc, who signed with the team in April after being the Bengals’ starting center for three seasons.

QB Walter among six players released by Pats

The Patriots have cut a quarterback for the second time in less than a week.

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