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Jerald Hawkins placed on IR

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The Pittsburgh Steelers placed OT Jerald Hawkins (undisclosed) on the Reserve/Injured List Sunday, Aug. 28.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ray Fittipaldo

Indy waives several players

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
Indianapolis Colts WR Justin Berger, TE Mike Miller, RB Chase Price and WR Joshua Stangby were waived Sunday, Aug. 28.
Colts.com - Kevin Bowen

Washington trims roster with 10 cuts

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The Washington Redskins waived CB Jeremy Harris, OT Cody Booth, LB Ejiro Ederaine, OT Al Bond, LB Willie Jefferson, WR Dez Stewart, RB Kelsey Young, WR Valdez Showers, LB Shiro Davis and WR Jarvis Turner on Saturday, Aug. 27.
Redskins.com

San Francisco announces nine cuts

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The San Francisco 49ers released WR DiAndre Campbell, RB Kendall Gaskins, DL Darren Lake, PK John Lunsford, LB Wynton McManis, OL Blake Muir, OL Ian Silberman, WR Jerome Simpson and CB Cleveland Wallace on Saturday, Aug. 27.
49ers.com

Atlanta waives five players

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The Atlanta Falcons have waived WR David Glidden, DE Efe Obada, FB Will Ratelle, CB Jordan Sefon and OG Jordan Walsh.
AtlantaFalcons.com

Jonathan Freeny receives extension

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The New England Patriots have signed LB Jonathan Freeny to a two-year contract extension.
The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

Miami cuts 11 players

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The Miami Dolphins have released DB Akil Blount, C Ruben Carter, WR A.J. Cruz, LS Ryan DiSalvo, CB Brandon Harris, WR Matt Hazel, TE Gabe Hughes, PK Marshall Koehn, CB Albert Louis-Jean, OT Vinston Painter and WR Brandon Shippen.
The Miami Herald - Armando Salguero

Kansas City acquires Kenneth Acker

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
San Francisco 49ers CB Kenneth Acker was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday, Aug. 27, in exchange for a 2018 seventh-round pick, according to a source.
ESPN - Adam Schefter

Marcus Gilbert restructures

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert restructured his contract Friday, Aug. 26, to reduce his salary from $3.95 million to $760,000. The move freed up about $2 million in salary cap space.
ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

New England adds Barkevious Mingo

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
Cleveland Browns LB Barkevious Mingo was acquired by the New England Patriots Thursday, Aug. 25, according to a source. It is not known what the Browns will receive in return.
ESPN - Adam Schefter

Alan Branch reinstated

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
New England Patriots DT Alan Branch was reinstated from his team-issued suspension Thursday, Aug. 25. Branch was suspended for violating team rules.
ESPN.com - Field Yates

Hunter Sharp waived

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The Philadelphia Eagles waived WR Hunter Sharp on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
NFL.com

Stevan Ridley released

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
Detroit Lions RB Stevan Ridley was released Thursday, Aug. 25.
Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Henry Melton to debut Saturday

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
Denver Broncos DL Henry Melton, signed this week, is expected to make his team debut in the second half of the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 27, against the Los Angeles Rams.
The Denver Post - Cameron Wolfe

Stevie Brown released by KC

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The Kansas City Chiefs released FS Stevie Brown Wednesday, Aug. 24.
The Kansas City Star - Terez A. Paylor

Joey Bosa offered to defer bonus

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The San Diego Chargers will begin to reduce the monetary package offered to DE Joey Bosa, as the stalemate with the No. 3 overall pick continues. Bosa has offered to defer a significant portion of the signing bonus to March 2017 in order to get the deal done. The team's position is that it's still not enough of a deferral.
ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

Bryan Stork sent packing

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
New England Patriots C Bryan Stork will be released by the Patriots Wednesday, Aug. 24, according to sources.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Washington acquires Bryan Stork

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
New England Patriots C Bryan Stork was acquired by the Washington Redskins Wednesday, Aug. 24, in exchange for a conditional draft pick, according to a source.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Damion Square suspended

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
San Diego Chargers DT Damion Square has been suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
ESPN - Adam Caplan

Jonas Gray released

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Jonas Gray (quadriceps) was released from the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Aug. 24, after the two sides reached an injury settlement.
NFL

KC parts with Mike Williams

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The Kansas City Chiefs released WR Mike Williams Wednesday, Aug. 24, the team confirmed.
The Kansas City Star - Terez A. Paylor

Indy waives two receivers, signs one

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
Indianapolis Colts WRs Marcus Leak and Andrew Opoku were waived Tuesday, Aug. 23. Undrafted free-agent WR Justin Berger (Wyoming) was subsequently signed.
NFL

Vince Williams receives extension

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
The Pittsburgh Steelers signed LB Vince Williams to a three-year contract extension Tuesday, Aug. 23. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

Eric Berry's return eminent?

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:36 PM EDT - updated
Kansas City Chiefs SS Eric Berry still has not signed his franchise tender, but the team believes he could return soon and remain hopeful he'll be in uniform for Week 1. Head coach Andy Reid wants to get Berry in soon to see 'what kind of shape' the veteran is in.
ESPN.com - Adam Teicher

Nate Washington let go

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:35 PM EDT - updated
New England Patriots WR Nate Washington was released Wednesday, Aug. 24.
CSNNE.com - Tom E. Curran