NFL NEWS ARCHIVE

» Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Jake Matthews, Brooks Reed to miss Falcons’ preseason finale

5:59 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Coach Dan Quinn is hoping the Atlanta Falcons' list of injuries doesn't get any longer.

49ers’ Jim Tomsula names newcomer Devey starting right guard

5:54 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Center Marcus Martin jokingly talks up his card playing prowess. New right guard Jordan Devey says he brings a swagger to the locker room pingpong table, noting ''I hold my own.''

CBS to stream some regular-season NFL games for 1st time

5:48 PM

NEW YORK (AP) CBS will stream some regular-season NFL games online for the first time.

Bills cornerback McKelvin begins light workouts on sideline

5:39 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Bills starting cornerback Leodis McKelvin has finally parked the small push cart he's been using to keep weight off his injured right ankle.

Case Keenum wins job as Rams backup QB

5:38 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) When the Rams pulled off their blockbuster trade of Sam Bradford to the Eagles for Nick Foles back in the offseason, they also sent a seventh-round pick to the Texans to re-acquire Case Keenum.

Injured Randall Cobb hopes to return for Packers opener

5:37 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers receiver Randall Cobb says he doesn't plan to miss to Green Bay's regular-season opener against Chicago after spraining his shoulder in a preseason game last week.

Hasselbeck looking for meaningful snaps in preseason finale

5:36 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Matt Hasselbeck understands the significance of Thursday's preseason finale.

Titans nose tackle Sammie Hill has new injury in right knee

5:32 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee nose tackle Sammie Hill has a new injury in the same right knee, and coach Ken Whisenhunt says the Titans are talking to doctors trying to decide if the lineman will need surgery to repair his knee.

Chiefs tight end Kelce out with ankle injury

5:09 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Tight end Travis Kelce will miss the Chiefs' preseason finale Thursday night against St. Louis after spraining his ankle in practice earlier this week.

Jets tight end Amaro out for season with shoulder injury

4:56 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Jace Amaro's shoulder injury is worse than initially expected.

Brocato, longtime scout for Oilers-Titans, dies of cancer

4:43 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) C.O. Brocato, who scouted players over four decades with the Houston Oilers-Tennessee Titans, has died. He was 85.

RB Fred Jackson traveling to meet Seahawks

4:42 PM

RENTON, Wash. (AP) After being released by the Buffalo Bills, running back Fred Jackson is looking for an opportunity to reunite with former teammate Marshawn Lynch in Seattle.

Giants place Beatty on reserve PUP in cutting to 74

4:41 PM

EASTY RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have put starting left tackle Will Beatty on the reserve/physically unable to perform list in reducing their roster to 74 players.

Punter Michiael Koenen released as Bucs trim roster to 75

4:38 PM

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released punter Michael Koenen and placed defensive tackle Akeem Spence on the reserve/physically unable to perform list while trimming the roster to the NFL limit of 75 players for the final preseason game.

Cowboys put Scandrick on IR, make other moves to get to 75

4:21 PM

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Cowboys have placed cornerback Orlando Scandrick on season-ending injured reserve following surgery for torn ligaments in his right knee amid moves to get down to 75 players.

Jaguars owner wants to continue playing in London until 2030

4:15 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars want to be London's team for the foreseeable future.

Veteran punter Brandon Fields released by Dolphins

3:54 PM

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) The Miami Dolphins' locker room has been so crowded during the exhibition season that undrafted rookie Matt Darr was forced to share a stall with another player.

Montee Ball fighting for roster spot with Broncos

3:35 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Montee Ball predicted in the spring that he'd unseat Pro Bowler C.J. Anderson as the Denver Broncos' starting running back.

Bengals put OT Ogbuehi on injury list, out for 6 weeks

3:27 PM

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals placed top draft pick Cedric Ogbuehi on an injury list Tuesday, getting down to the 75-man roster limit.

Broncos again look like class of AFC West

3:09 PM

DENVER (AP) The Denver Broncos have owned the AFC West since Tebowmania swept the NFL in 2011.

Chiefs tight end Kelce out with ankle injury

3:07 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Tight end Travis Kelce will miss the Chiefs' preseason finale Thursday night against St. Louis after spraining his ankle in practice earlier this week.

Jets tight end Amaro out for season with shoulder injury

2:50 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have placed second-year tight end Jace Amaro on season-ending injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

Vikings cut QB Kafka, leaving Heinicke as 3rd-string option

2:50 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have waived quarterback Mike Kafka.

Jaguars owner wants to continue playing in London until 2030

2:30 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan expects to sign a long-term deal to continue playing annually in London.

Panthers going for 3rd straight title in middling NFC South

2:11 PM

Now that Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are the first team since the NFC South was established in 2002 to repeat as division champs, they see little reason why they shouldn't win it again.

Panthers cut WR Boykin, CB White to trim roster to 75

1:44 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers waived wide receiver Jarrett Boykin and waived-injured former starting cornerback Melvin White on Tuesday.

Agent: Saints trade Saunders to Patriots for draft pick

1:41 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The agent for NFL return specialist and receiver Jalen Saunders says the second-year pro has been traded from the New Orleans Saints to the New England Patriots for a conditional draft pick.

Agent says Saints placing Spencer on injured reserve

1:20 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The agent for New Orleans Saints veteran Anthony Spencer says the former Pro Bowl linebacker will be placed on injured reserve, ending his season.

Brocato, longtime scout for Oilers-Titans, dies of cancer

11:44 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) C.O. Brocato, who scouted players over four decades with the Houston Oilers-Tennessee Titans, has died. He was 85.

AP source: Fred Jackson traveling to meet Seahawks

11:26 AM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) After being released by the Buffalo Bills, running Fred Jackson is looking for an opportunity to reunite with former teammate Marshawn Lynch in Seattle.

Titans place 2 on injured reserve, waive 2 to reach 75 limit

11:17 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have placed wide receiver Andrew Turzilli and linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil on injured reserve and waived two others in trimming their roster to 75 players.

AP source: Fred Jackson traveling to meet Seahawks

10:58 AM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that former Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson is traveling to Seattle to meet with the Seahawks in a bid to sign with the team.

Veteran punter Brandon Fields released by Dolphins

10:37 AM

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Punter Brandon Fields has been released after eight seasons with the Miami Dolphins, who opted to go with Matt Darr, an undrafted rookie from Tennessee.

Browns place QB Connor Shaw on injured reserve

10:04 AM

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The Browns have placed quarterback Connor Shaw on injured reserve following ligament surgery on his right thumb.

NFL’s toughest division has big changes, challenge ahead

3:02 AM

CINCINNATI (AP) Anytime there's a debate about the NFL's toughest division, teams in the AFC North are quick to point out the playoff appearances.

Bears secondary gets overhaul as preseason winds down

1:32 AM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears knew they would have a new defensive scheme when they open the season against Green Bay in two weeks. Now they will have an entirely new secondary, too.