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NFL — Aug. 20: Sus­pended Chicago CB Deion­dre’ Hall for the sea­son opener for a vi­o­la­tion of the sub­stance abuse pol­icy. Aug. 21: Sus­pended Bal­ti­more CB Jimmy Smith with­out pay for the first four games for vi­o­lat­ing the per­sonal con­duct pol­icy. WR Vic­tor Cruz an­nounced his re­tire­ment. Aug. 24: Fined N.Y. Jets LB Jor­dan Jenk­ins, LB Darron Lee and LB Frankie Luvu each $20,054 for il­le­gal hits in a pre­sea­son game at Washington, Min­nesota LB An­twione Wil­liams $20,054 for a rough­ing-thep­asser penalty on Jacksonville QB Cody Kessler and Jacksonville DE Yan­nick Ngak­oue $13,369 for un­sports­man­like con­duct after sack­ing Vik­ings QB Kirk Cousins. Ari­zona Car­di­nals — Aug. 22: Signed DTs Tani Tupou and Nigel Wil­liams. Re­leased TE Chris Bazile and WR Austin Wolf. Aug. 24: Signed C A.Q. Ship­ley. At­lanta Fal­cons — Aug. 20: Signed FB Jal­ston Fowler and WR Ju­lian Wil­liams. Waived FB Luke McNitt and WR Taj Wil­liams. Buf­falo Bills — Aug. 21: Signed P Jon Ryan to a one-year con­tract. Re­leased K Tyler Davis. Aug. 23: Placed LB Keenan Robin­son on the re­serve/ re­tired list. Carolina Pan­thers — Aug. 22: An­nounced the re­tire­ment of DE Charles John­son. Aug. 24: Named

Tom Glick team president. Cincin­nati Ben­gals — Aug. 23:

Waived-in­jured CB So­journ Shel­ton.

Aug. 24: Ter­mi­nated the con­tract of vet­eran DT Chris Baker. Cleve­land Browns — Aug. 25: Ac­ti­vated WR Josh Gor­don from the ac­tive-NFI list. Den­ver Bron­cos — Aug. 20: Placed G Mene­lik Wat­son on in­jured-re­serve. Aug. 26: Signed CB-KR Adam Jones.

Detroit Li­ons — Aug. 20: Placed LB Steve Longa on in­jured re­serve. Re­leased DL Cor­nelius Washington. Waived CB An­twuan Davis. Signed CBs Dex­ter McDougle and Ster­ling Moore and OL Beau Nunn. Aug. 23: Ac­quired LB Eli Harold from San Fran­cisco for an undis­closed draft pick. Waived DL JoJo Wicker. Aug. 25: Waived-in­jured S Stefan McClure.

Hous­ton Tex­ans — Aug. 20: Ac­ti­vated OT Marti­nas Rankin from the PUP list. In­di­anapo­lis Colts — Aug. 20: Signed WR Cobi Hamil­ton. Waived RB Tion Green. Aug. 22: Re-signed Green. Waived-in­jured RB Josh Fer­gu­son. Aug. 23: Signed DT Bran­don Banks. Waived-in­jured WR Matt Hazel. Aug. 24: Signed CB Juante Bald­win. Placed QB Brad Kaaya on the waived-in­jured list. Aug. 26: Traded LB An­to­nio Mor­ri­son to Green Bay for CB Lenzy Pip­kins. Los An­ge­les Charg­ers — Aug. 22: Signed RB Ter­rell Wat­son. Waived LB James On­wualu. Los An­ge­les Rams — Aug. 20: Agreed to terms with OL Rob Haven­stein on a four-year con­tract ex­ten­sion through the 2022 sea­son. Min­nesota Vik­ings — Aug. 20: Re­leased K Kai For­bath. Placed DE Ade Aruna on in­jured re­serve. Waived-in­jured OT Cedric Lang, TE Josiah Price and FB Johnny Stan­ton. Signed FB Kobe McCrary and G Ka­reem Are.

Aug. 21: Signed C Ja­cob Judd. Aug. 22: Claimed FB Luke McNit off waivers from At­lanta. Signed S Ge­orge Iloka. Aug. 26: Ac­quired C Brett Jones from the Giants for a 2019 draft pick.

New Eng­land Patriots — Aug. 22: Re­leased WR Kenny Britt. Aug. 26:

WR Eric Decker an­nounced re­tire­ment.

New York Giants — Aug. 20: Signed RB Jhurell Press­ley and LB War­ren Long. Waived S Mike Basile. Waived in­jured LB Thurston Arm­bris­ter.

New York Jets — Aug. 21: Claimed K Ja­son My­ers off waivers from the Seat­tle Sea­hawks. Waived in­jured WR Jonah Trin­na­man. Aug. 22: Re­leased K Cairo San­tos. Signed CB Dar­relle Re­vis. Aug. 24: Signed RB Char­can­drick West. Aug. 26: Waived-in­jured WR Lucky White­head. Signed QB John Wol­ford.

Oak­land Raiders — Aug. 21: Claimed CB An­twuan Davis off waivers from the Detroit Li­ons. Waived S Tevin Mitchel. Aug. 23: Signed CB Do­minique Rodgers-Cro­mar­tie. Waived-in­jured S Obi Meli­fonwu. Philadel­phia Eagles — Aug. 26: Signed LB Ja­boree Wil­liams. Re­leased LB Corey Nel­son. Pitts­burgh Steel­ers — Aug. 23: Signed K Chris Boswell to a five-year con­tract through the 2022 sea­son.

San Fran­cisco 49ers — Aug. 22: An­nounced the re­tire­ment of DL Cedric Thorn­ton. Signed DT Chris Jones to a one-year con­tract. Seat­tle Sea­hawks — Aug. 20: Re­leased P Jon Ryan. Tampa Bay Buc­ca­neers — Aug. 20: Signed DT Jerel Wor­thy. Waived-in­jured LB Sha­heed Salmon. Aug. 21: Signed TE Matt Weiser. Waived TE Colin Jeter. Aug. 23: Placed RB Charles Sims III on in­jured re­serve.

Aug. 25: Placed WR Ser­gio Bai­ley II on in­jured re­serve. Waived WR Jake Lamp­man. Ten­nessee Ti­tans — Aug. 20: Placed CB Kalen Reed on in­jured re­serve. Agreed to terms with CB Josh Kalu. Aug. 21: Agreed to a con­tract ex­ten­sion with WR Rishard Matthews through 2019. Agreed to terms with LBs Jeff Knox, Nyles Mor­gan and Deon­tae Skin­ner. Waived LBs Bran­don Chubb and Davond Dade and OL Matt Diaz. Aug. 26: Ac­ti­vated Matthews from the PUP list. Placed WR Michael Cam­pa­naro on in­jured re­serve. Washington Red­skins — Aug. 20: Signed RB Adrian Peter­son. Waived in­jured OT Cameron Jef­fer­son. Aug.

24: Waived-in­jured RB Martez Carter and RB Eli­jah Well­man. Aug. 25: Signed DL Jojo Wicker. Waived DB Dar­ius Hil­lary. Aug. 26: Signed QB Con­nor Jes­sop. Waived WR Al­len­zae Stag­gers.

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