7:17 AM EDT, Mon September 01, 2014
Akron Beacon Journal 9 hours ago

Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will always be grateful to Steelers but believes he’s on ‘right side’ of rivalry now

BEREA: Believe it or not, North Olmsted native Brian Hoyer has a soft spot for the Pittsburgh Steelers, even though he’s still hoping to slay them when he starts at quarterback for his hometown Browns in the regular-season opener Sunday at Heinz Field.The New England Patriots waived Hoyer on Aug. 31, 2012, after he spent three seasons serving as the backup to star Tom Brady. He was out of the NFL until Nov. 20, when the Steelers signed him because starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and backup Byron Leftwich were dealing with injured ribs.“I was just grateful to have a job,” Hoyer...
Los Angeles Times 10 hours ago

Patriots trade backup quarterback Ryan Mallett to Texans

The New England Patriots have traded quarterback Ryan Mallet to the Houston Texans.
It Is What It Is | WEEI 14 hours ago

Patriots officially announce Ryan Mallett trade, as well as other transactions

The Patriots announced a series of roster moves Sunday afternoon, including the official announcement of the trade of Ryan Mallett, the acquisitions of Kelcy Quarles and defensive lineman Bruce Gaston and the release of linebacker Chris White. Here’s a portion of the statement from the team on the moves: Gaston, 22, was originally signed by […]
Broncos Gab 15 hours ago
90% of Practice Team signed.

90% of Practice Team signed.

So far today, the Broncos have signed these nine players to the 2014 Broncos Practice Team: Nathan Palmer WR Zac Dysert QB Kapri Bibbs RB Gerrel Robinson TE Vinston Painter OT John Boyett S Shaquil Barrett LB/DE Bennie Fowler WR Matt Paradis OC Good luck young men. Your NFL dreams continue with one of the […]
Buffalo Rumblings 16 hours ago

Buffalo Bills practice squad 2014: Jeff Tuel among seven signings

The Buffalo Bills signed seven players that spent the entire preseason with them to the practice squad on Sunday. Jeff Tuel is the big name of the group. The Buffalo Bills announced on Sunday afternoon that they have signed seven players to their practice squad, with second-year quarterback Jeff Tuel the headliner. Tuel, who spent his entire rookie season in 2013 on the active roster (appearing in two games), was released on Saturday after the Bills signed veteran quarterback Kyle Orton to back up EJ Manuel. Tuel gives the Bills a second quarterback familiar with the offense in the...

Giants name seven to practice squad

The New York Giants announced Sunday that they've filled seven of the 10 available spots on their practice squad. Of the seven players signed, six were released by the Giants in Saturday's cut-down to 53 players. The seventh, offensive tackle Nick Becton, was waived Tuesday by the San Diego Chargers. Here are the seven players on the Giants' practice squad so far: RB Michael Cox CB Bennett Jackson CB Chandler Fenner LB Dan Fox DE Jordan Stanton WR Julian Talley OT Nick Becton Obviously, that leaves three spots still to fill.
Josh Kirkendall / Cincy Jungle 11 hours ago
Former Bengals DB Danieal Manning Returning to Houston

Former Bengals DB Danieal Manning Returning to Houston

According to the report, Manning's agent, Russel Hicks, told the Houston Chronicle that an agreement was already made in principle, pending a physical. You have to appreciate stories with not-so-bitter endings. Cincinnati signed veteran safety Danieal Manning to a one-year deal worth $1.6 million in early April. Manning played 157 snaps during the preseason -- most on defense. He generated a Pro Football Focus score of +3.1, which was second to only Victor Hanson. Of the six passes that he covered against opposing quarterbacks, three were completed for 21 yards receiving. He also picked off...
Silver And Black Pride 16 hours ago
Report: Raiders claim DE Benson Mayowa off waivers from Seahawks

Report: Raiders claim DE Benson Mayowa off waivers from Seahawks

The first report has surfaced of the Raiders claiming a player off waivers. They have claimed defensive end Benson Mayowa from the Seahawks, according to USA Today's Tom Pelissero. Super Bowl champion #Seahawks lost two on waivers: guard Caylin Hauptmann to #Browns and DL Benson Mayowa to #Raiders. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) August 31, 2014 The Raiders play the Seahawks every preseason and recently they have claimed players off waivers from the now reigning Super Bowl champions. Mayowa clearly impressed the Raiders with his three tackles in the game. The 6-3, 252-pound pass...
Florida Times-Union 13 hours ago

Jaguars fill seven practice squad spots

Hours after claiming tight end Mickey Shuler off waivers from Atlanta, the Jaguars signed seven players to their 10-man practice squad: Quarterback Stephen Morris, offensive tackle Cody Booth, receiver Kerry Taylor, safety Craig Loston, linebacker Marcus Whitfield, defensive tackle DeAndre Coleman and receiver Tony Washington. Only Taylor isn’t a rookie (he played seven games for the Jaguars last year) and only Washington wasn’t with the Jaguars this preseason. Washington was waived by Indianapolis on Aug. 25 read more
Plain Dealer 6 hours ago

Videos: Browns' 53-man roster is very fluid with cuts and acquisitions - Cleveland Browns Berea report

Watch Mary Kay Cabot and Tom Reed recap the news from Browns practice Sunday. Also watch videos on Brian Hoyer talking about the rivalry with the Steelers and the undersized wide receiver group.
Mile High Report 17 mins ago
The Denver Broncos roster is set, so bring on the regular season!

The Denver Broncos roster is set, so bring on the regular season!

With the Denver Broncos finalizing (mostly) their practice squad, they now have their final 53 for the regular roster and nine of the ten spots for the practice squad. Bring on the Indianapolis Colts! Happy Labor Day to those of you enjoying a day off from work and boo to those of you stuck working on a day reserved to honor the work we do. Oh well, work or play we all love the Denver Broncos today! We'll kick things off with Woody Paige going full homer for our collective benefit by predicting the Broncos will not just beat the Indianapolis Colts, they'll rout them 42-20. I'll take that...

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Final Chargers season for Ryan Mathews?

The Chargers have added three running backs and extended Danny Woodhead's pact since March.
New York Post 33 mins ago

Mark your calendars — here’s your perfect September guide

Sept. 1 Immerse yourself in Caribbean culture and join more than 2 million people in Crown Heights for Brooklyn’s annual West Indian American Day Carnival. Food vendors will serve jerk...

Film review on Patriots DL Kelcy Quarles

The following is a review of what the New England Patriots are getting in defensive lineman Kelcy Quarles after a film study of him in two preseason games -- against the Indianapolis Colts (19 snaps) and Patriots (30 snaps): Projects to the interior, has scheme versatility: Quarles mainly played three different techniques in the New York Giants' 4-3 alignment -- head up on the center (0 technique), shaded on the center (1 technique) and shaded on the outside shoulder of the guard (3 technique).
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

Taylor Gabriel and rest of Cleveland Browns' receiving corps hope to prove size is overrated

The five receivers on the current active roster average 5-foot-11, 191.4 pounds.
Chronicle-Telegram 5 hours ago

Browns roster still taking shape, more changes likely coming

BEREA — Browns general manager Ray Farmer continued to work through the holiday weekend, making eight transactions Sunday that altered the bottom of the 53-man roster. Cleveland released veteran quarterback Rex Grossman, wide receiver Charles Johnson, tackle Martin Wallace and guard Karim Barton. All four survived the so-called final cuts a day earlier, only to Read More...The post Browns roster still taking shape, more changes likely coming appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source...
Denver Post 5 hours ago
Broncos' practice squad includes CSU's Kapri Bibbs, Shaquil Barrett

Broncos' practice squad includes CSU's Kapri Bibbs, Shaquil Barrett

The practice squad isn't such a bad life. The minimum pay is $6,300 per week, which comes out to $107,100 for a 17-week season. The primary job description is to give the Broncos' starters a reasonable facsimile of that week's opponent.

AFC Player News

  • 7 Leon McFadden

    Leon McFadden

    Jets add former Browns cornerback Leon McFadden

  • 5 Kelcy Quarles

    Kelcy Quarles

    Film review on Patriots DL Kelcy Quarles

  • 4 Glenn Winston

    Glenn Winston

    Cleveland Browns cut Rex Grossman, add WR LaRon Byrd and RB Glenn Winston

  • 3 Mickey Shuler

    Mickey Shuler

    Jaguars sign former Falcons TE Shuler

  • 3 Bruce Gaston

    Bruce Gaston

    Patriots Claim Bruce Gaston Off Waivers, Release LB Chris White

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