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Monday, Aug. 23

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Activated LB Dennis Gardeck and DL J.J. Watt from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Activated WR Andy Isabella from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Released TE Ian Bunting and WR Rico Gafford. Waived CB Luq Barcoo with a failed physical.

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Waived WR Michael Dereus. Released FS Jordan Richards and T Andre Smith.

BUFFALO BILLS — Placed OL Forrest Lamp on IR. Signed RB Kerrith Whyte and CB Tim Harris. Waived WR Duke Williams with an injury designatio­n.

CHICAGO BEARS — Activated OL Germain Ifedi from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Signed WR Isaiah Coulter. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed TE Connor Davis, LB Montrel Meander and K Cody Parker on IR. Waived WR Alexander Hollins. Waived T Alex Taylor with an injury designatio­n.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Waived CB Donnie Lewis.

DENVER BRONCOS — Placed C Brett Jones on IR. Signed RB Stevie Scott III. Released DL Pita Taumoepenu. Waived RB Adrian Killins and G Nolan Laufenberg. DETROIT LIONS — Released C Evan Boehm from IR with an injury settlement. GREEN BAY PACKERS — Waived TE Daniel Crawford.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Acquired CB Ka’Dar Hollman from Green Bay in exchange for a 2022 seventh-round pick. Released RB Darius Jackson.

INDIANAPOL­IS COLTS — Waived DT Joey Ivie, LB Skai Moore and TE Andrew Vollert. JACKSONVIL­LE JAGUARS — Placed DE/OLB Josh Allen on the COVID-19 list. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Released DE Taco Charlton, DB Will Parks and G Bryan Witzmann. Waived LB Riley Cole and QB Anthony Gordon.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Released CB Rasul Douglas and G Parker Ehinger. Placed P Corliss Waitman on waivers. Re-signed T Devery Hamilton.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Waived S Paris Ford. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed RB Ito Smith and DE Everson Griffen. Waived QB Danny Etling and LB Christian Elliss. Waived DT Jordon Scott with an injury designatio­n. Placed DE Janarius Robinson on IR. Placed LB Cameron Smith on the reserve/retired list.

NEW YORK JETS — Placed DE Carl Lawson on IR. Signed DE Aaron Adeoye and OL Isaiah Williams. Waived CB Corey Ballantine. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Waived QB Alex McGough, DT Cedrick Lattimore and TE Dom Wood-Anderson. Placed LB Ben BurrKirven and WR John Ursua on IR. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed OT Jonathan Hubbard.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived OLs Paul Adams and Ross Reynolds and K Tucker

McCann with an injury designatio­n. Placed DL Anthony Rush on the COVID-19 list. Claimed DL Freedom Akinmoladu­n from Cincinnati.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Activated OT David Sharpe from the COVID-19 list. Released WR Steven Sims JR.

Tuesday, Aug. 24

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Placed DL Jack Crawford on IR. Released OL Branden Bowen and DL David Parry. Waived LB Jamell Garcia-Williams with an injury designatio­n. ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed QB Josh Rosen. Released OL Willie Wright, WR Austin Trammell, RB Javian Hawkins, DT Olive Sagapolu and OLB Shareef Miller. Placed QB A.J. McCarron on IR. Waived WR J’Mon Moore from IR with a settlement. BALTIMORE RAVENS — Waived QB Kenji Bahar.

BUFFALO BILLS — Released LB Tyrell Adams, OL Tyler Gauthier, TE Bug Howard, WR Lance Lenoir and S Tariq Thompson. Claimed DT Joey Ivie and WR Rico Gafford off waivers. Placed DT Cole Beasley, WR Gabriel Davis, DT Star Lotulelei on the COVID-19 list. Placed WR Duke Williams on IR. CAROLINA PANTHERS — Released DE Kendall Donnerson and DT Caraun Reid. Waived WR Krishawn Hogan, G Marquel Harrell and DT Walter Palmore. CHICAGO BEARS — Waived OLs Badara Traore Dareuan Parker and RB C.J. Marable. Placed DL Mike Pennel and S Jordan Lucas on IR.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Placed DB Donnie Lewis on IR.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Waived CB Robert Jackson. Released K Cody Parkey from IR with a settlement. Placed OT Alex Taylor on IR.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Waived K Lirim Hajrullahu.

DENVER BRONCOS — Released LB Josh Watson. Waived WR Branden Mack. Placed RB Adrian Killins on IR.

DETROIT LIONS — Released WR Darius Jennings. Waived NT P.J. Johnson, RB Javon Leake, LB Robert McCray and QB Jordan Ta’amu.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Placed S Will Redmond on IR. Traded CB Ka’dar Hollman to Houston in exchange for a 2022 seventhrou­nd draft pick. Released DL Josh Avery and LB Kamal Martin.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Waived DT Auzoyah Alufohai and C Drake Jackson. INDIANAPOL­IS COLTS — Waived TE Noah Togiai with an injury designatio­n. Waived K Eddy Pineiro. Waived TE Noah Togiai with an injury designatio­n. Placed LB Skai Moore on IR. JACKSONVIL­LE JAGUARS — Placed RB Travis Etienne on IR. Waived OL Derwin Gray, CB Jameson Houston and DT Kenny Randall.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Placed LB Darron Lee on IR. Waived WR Marcell Ateman and DT Darius Stills.


Adderley from the COVID-19 list. Released LS Ryan Langan, WR Austin Proehl, TE Matt Seybert and OT Kyle Spalding. Released LB Damon Lloyd and DL Chris Okoye with an injury designatio­n.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Activated P Corey Bojorquez from the COVID-19 list. Waived TE Kyle Markway. Placed RB Raymond on IR.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Released OL Jermaine Eluemunor and WR Isaiah Ford. Placed WR Lynn Bowden Jr on IR. Waived WR Robert Foster with an injury designatio­n. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Placed DT Jordan Scott on IR.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Claimed TE Kahale Warring off of waivers from Houston. Placed OL Marcus Martin on IR. Waived WR Devin Ross, OL R.J. Prince, LS Brian Khoury, LB Cassh Maluia and S Malik Gant. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Placed CB Brian Poole, DT Jalen Dalton and OT Ethan Greenridge on IR. Released P Nolan Cooney. Waived LB Marcus Willoughby with an injury designatio­n.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Waived DB Montre Hartage and Cole Hikutini with an injury designatio­n. Placed TE Rysen John and CB Quincy Wilson on IR. Released LS Carson Tinker.

NEW YORK JETS — Placed DL Vinny Curry on the reserve/non-football injury list. Waived WRs Manasseh Bailey and Josh Malone, LB Edmond Robinson and OL Tristen Hoge. Placed DB Corey Ballentine on IR.

PHILADELPH­IA EAGLES — Waived DE Joe Ostman with an injury designatio­n. Waived WR Hakeem Butler and C Harry Crider. Waived OT Casey Tucker from IR with a settlement.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Waived DB Antoine Brooks with an injury designatio­n. Released OL Aviante Collins, WR Tyler Simmons RB Pete Guerriero and LB Calvin Bundage.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Released S Tony Jefferson from IR with a settlement. Placed LB Mychal Kendricks on IR. Released DL Shilique Calhoun and CB B.W. Webb. Waived WR River Cracraft and OL Corbin Kaufusi.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released CB Pierre Desir. Acquired CB John Reid from Houston for a conditiona­l 2023 seventh-round pick. Re-signed TE Luke Willson. Waived DE Alex Tchangam. Activated RB Travis Homer from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Placed K Ryan Succop on the COVID-19 list. Waived OL Chidi Okeke with an injury designatio­n. TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived DB Kevin Peterson. Placed LB Nick Dzubnar and RB Jeremy McNichols on COVID-19 list. Placed OT Paul Adams, K Tucker McCann and G Ross Reynolds on IR. WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Released CB Jordan Brown, T Rick Leonard, LB Justin Phillips, DT Justus Reed and C Jon Toth.

Wednesday, Aug. 25

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed CB Luq Barcoo. Placed LB Jamell Garcia-Williams on injured reserve.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed WR Steven Sims. CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed K Dominik Eberle. Waived LB Nate Hall and S LaDarius Wiley.

CHICAGO BEARS — Released LB Austin Calitro from IR with an injury settlement. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed LB Tegray Scales. Waived CB Robert Jackson. Activated K Cody Parkey from IR. Claimed TE Kyle Markway off waivers from Los Angeles Rams. Waived DE Romeo McKnight. DALLAS COWBOYS — Activated K Greg Zuerlein from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed DL Abdullah Anderson and CB Stephen Denmark. Placed WR Devin Funchess on IR. Released WR Chris Blair. Waived WR DeAndre Thompkins and TE Isaac Nauta from IR with injury settlement­s.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed CB Rasul Douglas. Placed WR Taywan Taylor on injured reserve. INDIANAPOL­IS COLTS — Released DE Damonte Moore from IR with an injury settlement. Placed TE Noah Togiai on injured reserve.

JACKSONVIL­LE JAGUARS — Claimed OL Badara Traore off waivers from Chicago. Waived OL Garret McGhin.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Placed DT Darius Stills on injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Signed LB Nate Evans. Waived DL T.J. Smith. Placed DT Chris Okoye on injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Waived LS Steven Wirtel. Acquired RB Sony Michel from New England in exchange for an undisclose­d 2022 draft pick and an undisclose­d 2023 draft pick.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Placed WR Robert Foster on injured reserve. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Waived T Evin Ksiezarczy­k. Waived K Riley Patterson with an injury settlement.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released WR Marvin Hall from IR with an injury settlement.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Placed LB Marcus Willoughby on injured reserve.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Activated TE Kyle Rudolph from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Released QB Clayton Thorson from IR with a settlement. Placed CB Montre Hartage and TE Cole Hikutini on injured reserve. PHILADELPH­IA EAGLES — Placed DE Joe Ostman on injured reserve. PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Placed Antoine Brooks Jr. on injured reserve.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Activated S Jaquiski Tartt from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released TE Luke Willson.


Okeke on injured reserve. TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed OLB Harold Landry on the COVID-19 list. Claimed OL Derwin Gray off waivers from Jacksonvil­le. Waived DB Maurice Smith. WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Placed T Rick Leonard on injured reserve. Thursday, Aug. 26

ATLANTA FALCONS — Waived P Sterling Hofricther.

BUFFALO BILLS — Waived OL Forrest Lamp and WR Duke Williams from IR with an injury settlement.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Waived K Domink Eberle.

CHICAGO BEARS — Waived WR Javon Wims and CB Michael Joseph. Signed DB Dionte Ruffin.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Waived LB Anthony Hines III.

INDIANAPOL­IS COLTS — Signed TE Andrew Vollert. Placed T Eric Fisher and G Quenton Nelson on the COVID-19 list. JACKSONVIL­LE JAGUARS — Waived WR Josh Imatorbheb­he.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Released RB Elijah McGuire and WR Chad Williams from IR with an injury settlement. Waived TE Evan Baylis. Waived WR Antonio Callaway. LAS VEGAS RAIDERS — Acquired LB Denzel Perryman and a 2022 seventh-round pick from Carolina in exchange for a 2022 sixthround pick. Waived WR Trey Quinn, LB Te’Von Coney and DT Darius Stills.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Acquired CB Shaun Wade in a trade with Baltimore. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Activated DB KeiFarae Russell from the COVID-19 list. Waived DB Bryce Thompson with an injury designatio­n.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Traded K Ryan Santoso to Carolina in exchange for a conditiona­l 2022 seventh-round draft pick.

NEW YORK JETS — Waived RB Austin Walter and DT Michael Dwumfour. PHILADELPH­IA EAGLES — Waived RB Kerryon Johnson.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed TE Ian Bunting.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Waived WR John Franklin.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed RB Javian Hawkins, DB Nate Brooks and LB Cassh Maluia. Placed DL Kyle Peko on IR. Placed LB Justin March-Lillard, TE Geoff Swaim and QB Ryan Tannehill on COVID-19 list. Activated OL Aaron Brewer from the non-football injury list.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Released TE Temarrick Hemingway. Signed C Jon Toth.

Friday, Aug. 27

BUFFALO BILLS —Activated WRs Cole Beasley, Gabriel Davis and DTs Vernon Butler, Star Lotulelei from the COVID-19 list. Placed DT Treyvon Hester on IR. Released WR Rico Gafford and DT Joey Ivie. CAROLINA PANTHERS — Waived S Brian Cole. Acquired K Ryan Santoso from the New York Giants in exchange for a conditiona­l seventh-round pick.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Activated Hooker from the COVID-19 list. GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released WR Devin Funchess from IR with an injury settlement. Waived QB Jake Dolegala. Signed DB Rojesterma­n Farris.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Claimed TE Kahale Warring from Houston.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Signed DE Damion Square. Waived LB Sutton Smith. NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed DB Jordyn Peters.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived S Kai Nacua. Re-signed OL Corbin Kaufasi. Placed R/PR Richie James Jr. on the IR. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Placed Gs Earl Watford and Nick Leaverett on the COVID-19 list. Waived S Raven Greene from IR with an injury settlement. TENNESSEE TITANS — Activated DL Anthony Rush from the COVID-19 list.

Saturday, Aug. 28

NFL — Suspended New York Giants LB Ryan Anderson without pay for the first six games of the regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program on Performanc­e Enhancing Substances. CAROLINA PANTHERS — Released S Doug Middleton, T Martez Ivy, LBs Paddy Fisher and Jonathan Celestin, RB Darious Clark, K Joey Slye and WR Ishmael Hyman. INDIANAPOL­IS COLTS — Claimed TE Kahale Warring off waivers from New England. JACKSONVIL­LE JAGUARS — Signed WR Devin Smith and OL Jermaine Eluemunor. Traded QB Gardner Minshew II to Philadelph­ia.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Placed LB Vince Biegel on injured reserve. Acquired OG Greg Mancz from Baltimore. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Waived C Cohl Cabral, DT Zeandae Johnson and RB Ito Smith. PHILADELPH­IA EAGLES — Released QB Nick Mullens.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed WR River Cracraft to a one-year contract. Waived WR Richie James.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Placed DL Ndamukong Suh on the COVID-19 list. TENNESSEE TITANS — Announced head coach Mike Vrabel, WR coach Rob Moore and OL assistant coach Jason Houghtalin­g will miss preseason game following NFL COVID-19 protocols. Placed WR Racey McMath on the COVID-19 list. Released OT Paul Adams with an injury settlement.

Sunday, Aug. 29

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed S Harrison Smith to a contract extension. PHILADELPH­IA EAGLES — Waived TE Cary Angeline, DE JaQuan Bailey, RB Elijah Holyfield, WR Marken Michel and LB Rashad Smith.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Released DE John Simon and DB Clayton Geathers. Waived DL Freedom Akinmoladu­n, DB Nate Brooks and LB Cassh Maluia. Placed RB Brian Hill on injured reserve. Placed C Ben Jones on the COVID-19 list.

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