The Dolphins waived receivers Armon Binns
and Ryan Spadola
, tight end Brett Brackett
, cornerback Steven Clarke
, defensive end Rakim Cox
, defensive tackle Cory Grissom
and center Tyler Larsen
. Miami also put defensive tackle A.J. Francis
, running back Mike Gillislee
and tight end Arthur Lynch
on injured reserve, ending their seasons.
The Saints waived or released cornerback Rod Sweeting
, linebackers Victor Butler
, Rufus Johnson
and Kevin Reddick
, quarterback Logan Kilgore
, tight end Travis Beckum
, offensive tackle Manase Foketi
and defensive tackle George Uko
. The moves bring New Orleans' roster to the mandated 75-man limit.
The Patriots' acquisition of Buccaneers tight end Timothy Wright does not mean
New England is worried about Rob Gronkowski
's progress, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Gronkowski is in a "good spot" as he comes back from ACL surgery, and this deal "provides depth, options," the report said.
Gronkowski has not played in the preseason. His status for Week 1 is unknown, though Gronk has said he plans to play all 16 games.
The Packers waived rookie tight end Colt Lyerla
with an injury settlement, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Lyerla tore two knee ligaments in practice Aug. 2.
The Bengals released tight end Kevin Brock
and receiver Jasper Collins
. Cincy must cut four more players by the 4 p.m. ET deadline.
The Vikings waived tight end Mike Higgins
, bringing the roster to the 75-man limit.
The Panthers placed quarterback Matt Blanchard
, tight end D.C. Jefferson
and offensive lineman Kevin Matthews
on injured reserve, ending their seasons. Receiver De'Andre Presley
was placed on reserve/PUP, meaning he's ineligible for the first six games.
The Lions claimed two tight ends off waivers: Michael Egnew
from the Dolphins, and Emil Igwenagu
from the Eagles.
The Chargers waived or released these players: running back Kerwynn Williams
, offensive tackle Nick Becton
, fullback Zach Boren
, tight ends Ryan Otten
and Jake Byrne
, receivers Micah Hatfield
and Brelan Chancellor
, linebacker Adrian Hamilton
, guard Darryl Johnson
, cornerback Lowell Rose
and punter Chase Tenpenny