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1Jeremy Maclin, PHI, WR38
2Brandin Cooks, NO, WR38
3Kelvin Benjamin, CAR, WR38
4Sammy Watkins, BUF, WR37
5Bishop Sankey, TEN, RB36
6Mike Evans, TB, WR36
7Reggie Wayne, IND, WR34
8Zach Ertz, PHI, TE33
9Carlos Hyde, SF, RB33
10Devonta Freeman, ATL, RB32
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2Tony Gonzalez, ATL, TE-39
3Andre Brown, HOU, RB-35
4Josh Gordon, CLE, WR-33
5Bobby Rainey, TB, RB-32
6Sean Lee, DAL, MLB-32
7Rashard Mendenhall, ARI, RB-29
8DeAndre Levy, DET, OLB-28
9BenJarvus Green-Ellis, CIN, RB-27
10Steve Johnson, SF, WR-26
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Texans dump Brandon Harris Friday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/29/2014) The Texans have waived cornerback Brandon Harris on Friday, according to Comcast SportsNet Houston. Harris was a 2011 second-round pick out of the University of Miami that never started a game in Houston.

Bills sign Kyle Orton
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/29/2014) The Bills have signed quarterback Kyle Orton Friday.

Orton was released by the Cowboys in July, and was thought to be considering retirement. He started one game with Dallas last season. Orton has played for the Bears, Broncos, Chiefs and Cowboys over his career. 


Terrelle Pryor gets the axe
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/29/2014) Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor will be cut, according to Pro Football Talk.

Pryor came on in relief of Russell Wilson during Thursday's game. He completed 11 of 17 passes for 134 yards and a touchdown. Pryor finished the preseason with one touchdowns and two interceptions. 


Report: Alex Henery in danger of making Eagles
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/29/2014) Eagles kicker Alex Henery may have lost the kicker competition, according to NJ.com.

Hereny may have been beat out by Cody Parkey. Parkey hit two long field goals during Thursday's preseason game, which may have been the deciding factor in the decision. Henery was a fourth-round pick by the club in 2011. 


Report: Cody Parkey makes Eagles roster
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/29/2014) Eagles kicker Cody Parkey has made the 53-man roster, according to NJ.com.

Parkey hit two long field goals during Thursday's game, which may have sealed the decision. If the team keeps Parkey, that would end Alex Henery's reign as the team's kicker. 


Raiders will have plan in place for starting QB early next week
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(8/29/2014) Raiders head coach Dennis Allen told reporters that the team will have a plan in place early in the week for their starting quarterback. When asked if he'll announce the starter then, Allen said he hasn't "given that much thought," according to the Bay Area News Group.

What Allen did note is that he won't make a decision until he sees where Matt Schaub is physically on Monday. Schaub was not at the team's practice facility on Friday due to personal issues.

Rookie Derek Carr compiled 326 yards through the air while completing 30 of 45 passes, with four touchdowns and one interception this preseason.

Charlie Whitehurst expected to practice Monday
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(8/29/2014) Titans backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst is expected back in practice on Monday, the Tennessean reports.

"I think we'll know a little bit more as we get to next week, but I don't anticipate that anybody will be missing practice next week," head coach Ken Whisenhunt said. "Once again, I can't speak until something that may happen between now and then, but I don't anticipate that."

Aaron Adams heading to injured reserve
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(8/29/2014) Packers offensive lineman Aaron Adams will likely be placed on injured reserve, according to ESPN.

Adams reportedly tore his ACL and MCL during Thursday's game. The team will opt to put him on IR. 


Broncos waive two tight ends
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(8/29/2014) The Broncos have waived tight ends Cameron Morrah and Jameson Konz, the Denver Post reports. 

Garrison Sanborn finalizes three-year extension with Bills
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(8/29/2014) Long snapper Garrison Sanborn finalized a three-year extension with the Buffalo Bills, according to WGR 550 AM Radio in Buffalo. The deal will keep him in Buffalo through 2017.

 
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