Another One Bites The Dust!

By LaDonna Williams

Who is starting? Who got cut? Get all of that and more in this blog. This is week 4 of preseason and this week means no starters are likely playing. NFL teams have trimmed their rosters down to 75 men on Tuesday. Then trimmed down to 53 on Saturday.

Around the League News

Broncos name QB Trevor Siemian as their starter.

Patriots Bryan Stork was traded to the Redskins last week. He has failed his physical, the trade has been called off.

Despite cut rumors 49ers QB Kaepernick making the team, he did make it. Blaine Gabbert was named the starter.

Browns trade punter Andy Lee to the Panthers for 2017 7th round pick and 2018 4th round pick.

Finally, Chargers and rookie Joey Bosa agree to 4-year, $25.8 million deal. That also comes with a $17 million signing bonus.

Cowboys to host ex-Browns QB Austin Davis on Wednesday. Cowboys decided not to sign the QB.

Dallas Cowboys receiving trade interest in RB Darren McFadden but they really want to keep him.

Philadelphia was named hosts of 2017 NFL Draft

NFL clears James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers in Al Jazeera PED probe due to inadequate evidence.

Panthers sign safety Stevie Brown

Rumors: Vikings considering Mark Sanchez as a replacement for Bridgewater.

Steelers reconstruct Antonio Brown’s contract, moves base salary from $6.25M to $10.25 this season.

After Mark Sanchez being cut from Denver, he was signed by the Cowboys.

A huge trade happened Saturday. Eagles QB Sam Bradford got traded the Vikings. In return the Eagles receive a first-round pick in 2017 and a fourth-round pick in 2018. Eagles named rookie QB Carson Wentz as their starter.

Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich suspended for 4 games for testing positive for banned substance.

Ravens and wide receiver Devin Hester agree to 1-year deal.

Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory wins appeal of 10-game suspensions; remains out first 4 games. Update, after all the updates. The appeal is still pending.

Dolphins picked up wide receiver Justin Hunter off of waivers.

Titans picked up tight end Jace Amaro off of waivers.

Since Mark Sanchez was added to the roster. The team did cut Jameill Showers.

Ravens did cut Justin Forsett this weekend. There is a big chance he will get re-signed to the team.

Bears and Guard Josh Sitton agreed to a 3-year deal.
Roster Cuts

Patriots cut veteran defensive tackle Terrance Knighton.

Giants cut running back Andre Williams.

Seahawks cut corner back Brandon Browner.

Bears cut their kicker Robbie Gould.

Ravens cut running back Justin Forsett.

Bills cut corner back Sterling Moore and linebacker Manny Lawson.

Denver cut running back Ronnie Hillman and quarterback Mark Sanchez.

Rams cut defensive end Ian Seau.

Patriots cut wide receiver Keshawn Martin.

Browns cut outside linebacker Paul Kruger

Jets cut tight end Jace Amaro and corner back Dee Milliner

Titans cut running back Bishop Sankey and wide receiver Justin Hunter

Texans cut wide receiver Cecil Shorts

Cleveland cut QB Austin Davis

Patriots cut Bryan Stork

Panthers sign ex-Bucs safety Major Wright

Chargers waive QB Zach Mettenberger

Bengals released WR/KR Brandon Tate

Patriots cut veteran defensive tackle Terrance Knighton

If you want to see your teams full roster cut please click here.

Things That Make You Say Hmm!!

What a week for defensive lineman Frank Kearse. Patriots said they cut him, no he was actually placed on IR. Then he settled an injury settlement with the team and eventually got released. Then he got stabbed by his girlfriend. I hope she is an ex after this.

Sooo… the Redskins did what every team did this week. They cut some players. It isn’t known if the team didn’t ask for the playbooks back or former Washington linebacker Ejiro Ederaine didn’t comply. He threw his away in the trash. How did the team find out you ask? A listener of a radio station said they found them. Not good Redskins.

Everyone that knows what is happening with Kaepernick. There was a rookie linebacker for the Eagles named Myke Tavarres said he was going to sit with Kaepernick. Then he had a change of mind and stood. Guess what he got cut. Hey kid before you start making these decisions make sure you make the team first.

I wonder how many people realized Tom Brady took off the NFL sticker off his helmet?? Anyone? He did it the last two games he played in preseason. Should he be fined?

 

Injuries and injury updates

Last week’s update I mentioned Cardinals CB Mike Jenkins was carted off. Now they know he tore his ACL and will miss the season.

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Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater went down Tuesday during practice holding his knee. Later on during the day we found out Bridgewater suffered torn ACL and other structural damage. Shawn Hill is their starter now.

Chiefs OLB Justin to miss 6 games of this season after being put on PUP list.

Texans defensive end  JJ Watt activated, will play week 1.

Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro goes to the PUP list on Tuesday.

Question of The Day!

Well the word in the Cowboys camp Tony Romo will stay on the active roster. Why? For what? Some may say what if Dak doesn’t do well and the team needs Romo back. My opinion Romo several injuries all over. This is the second injury to his back. The two injuries are different. Why leave him there wasting a roster spot? For hope and a dream? Rush him back, instead of saying you need this 8-10 weeks to heal.What would you do with Romo?

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