Chiefs NT Dontari Poe undergoes back surgery
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Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe
will be sidelined during training camp
after undergoing surgery on his back Tuesday, the team announced.
Poe had been bothered by back issues during the team's offseason program. Poe will miss the entire camp and is doubtful to play in Week 1.
"I think he stands a reasonable chance [to play] in the early part of the season there," coach Andy Reid said. "Whether it's the beginning or somewhere early in the season for his return. You just have to see and see how he recovers there, but it's a positive thing and it's something that he needed to get done as opposed to having that other deal antagonizing throughout the season."
Saints release Brodrick Bunkley after failed physical
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The Saints released defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley
, the team announced
on Tuesday, after Bunkley failed a physical.
Bunkley took a $3.15 million pay cut this offseason to help the Saints get under the salary cap.
Bengals make fury of roster moves Tuesday
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The Bengals announced a variety of roster moves
The team placed the following players on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list: linebacker Vontaze Burfict, defensive end Margus Hunt and linebacker Sean Porter.
Offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi was placed on the Active/Non-Football Injury list, while wide receiver James Wright was waived under the Injured category.
Bucs place DB Derrick Wells on reserve/non-football injury list
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The Buccaneers placed safety Derrick Wells
on the reserve/non-football injury list
Tuesday, the team announced.
Wells is an undrafted rookie. The non-football injury is for players that sustained an injury away from the football field.
Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney lands on PUP list
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Texans injury-plagued outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney
hoped for availability to start training camp, but that will not happen. He has been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform
Clowney, however, is expected to return by the end of August, per NFL.com. His placement on the PUP list will allow the team to hold him back for the first six weeks of the regular season if his surgically repaired knee is not ready.
He can be activated at any point during training camp.
Raiders LB Sio Moore begins training camp on PUP list
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The Raiders placed linebacker Sio Moore
on the PUP list Monday
. The third-year linebacker was placed on IR late last season due to a hip injury.
He can return to practice when he passes a physical examination.
Saints LB Junior Galette passes physical, will be released
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Saints linebacker Junior Galette
, who was informed of his release by the team Friday after his January arrest for domestic violence and his role in a video where he apparently was shown striking a woman with a belt during a brawl, passed his final team physical
, setting the official stage for his release Monday, per The Times-Picayune
The physical was necessary because Galette missed time during OTAs and all of minicamp with a pectoral injury, which Galette downplayed. Galette will not pass through waivers and will be free to sign with any team.
Ravens FS Terrence Brooks placed on PUP list
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Ravens reserve free safety Terrence Brooks has been placed
on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list.
Brooks sustained ligament tears in his knee last December and is not ready to participate in training camp. If he is unable to play to start the season, his stay on the PUP list would automatically extend through at least six games.
Ravens place TE Dennis Pitta on PUP list
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What was anticipated is now official - the Ravens have placed tight end Dennis Pitta
on the Physically Unable to Perform
Pitta has been limited to just seven games over the last two seasons after twice dislocating his hip.
His contract guarantees him $4 million this year, so the Ravens are hoping that rest and rehab will allow him to return to health and help them at some point during the regular season.
Vikings CB Jabari Price suspended two games
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Vikings cornerback Jabari Price
for two games by the NFL for violating the league's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Price apologized for the suspension via a statement issues by the NFL Players Association.
"I sincerely apologize to my family, teammates, Vikings [organization], fans for mistake I made, It will never happen again," Price said.
Price recorded 10 tackles over 14 games for Minnesota last season.