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Seahawks cut roster down to 53 players

Seahawks cut roster down to 53 players

profootballtalk.com Updated Aug 30
The Seattle Seahawks terminated the contracts of two veterans, placed one player on injured reserve and waived 20 players to reach their roster limit on Saturday. The Indianapolis Colts announced earlier in the day they had traded cornerback Marcus Burl…
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  • Colts' 53-man roster positional breakdown

    Colts' 53-man roster positional breakdown

    ESPN.com Aug 30
    Here's a breakdown of the Colts' 53-man roster by position: Quarterbacks (2): Andrew Luck, Matt Hasselbeck Quick take: The Colts are comfortable with having only two quarterbacks on the roster. Luck has shown durability during his first two seasons, and…
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  • Indianapolis Colts cut-down analysis

    Indianapolis Colts cut-down analysis

    ESPN.com Aug 30
    Most significant move: Safety Delano Howell's neck injury isn't severe enough to force him to retire, but it is bad enough that he won't play this season. Howell was waived-injured. He'll revert to the Indianapolis Colts' injured reserve list if he clea…
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  • Colts get down to 53 after trade with Seahawks

    Colts get down to 53 after trade with Seahawks

    A rare cut-day trade has helped the Colts get down to the NFL roster limit of 53 players. Indianapolis sent cornerback Marcus Burley to Seattle in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. The 24-year-old Burley has never played in a regula…
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  • Colts release former starter Kelvin Sheppard

    Colts release former starter Kelvin Sheppard

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts have started the process of getting down to 53 players. The Colts released linebacker Kelvin Sheppard on Saturday afternoon. Sheppard replaced Pat Angerer in the starting lineup last season, but he became expandabl…
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  • Josina Anderson issues statement through ESPN

    Josina Anderson issues statement through ESPN

    The Labor Day weekend NFL bad news dump was highlighted by Aldon Smith’s nine-game suspension and a plea deal for Colts owner Jim Irsay. Buried even deeper in the pre-three-day-weekend flurry of things everyone hopes we’ll forget about by Tuesday was a …
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  • Texans move on from Ricardo Mathews

    Texans move on from Ricardo Mathews

    After four years with the Colts, defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews joined the Texans, who were looking to replenish depth after the departure of Antonio Smith and Earl Mitchell. The Texans have decided to rely on their defensive-line depth elsewhere. Pe…
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  • Khaled Holmes won't practice at least Wed.

    Khaled Holmes won't practice at least Wed.

    ESPN.com Aug 30
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts center Khaled Holmes won’t be on the practice field until Wednesday at the earliest, according to Colts coach Chuck Pagano. “He’s working with the trainers right now,” Pagano said. “They’ve had him on the grass some. I…
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  • Sources: Spurs, Clips join race to sign Allen

    Aug 30
    The San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are the latest elite teams to join the race to sign Ray Allen, ESPN.com has learned.