Arizona announced that the following players were cut: RB Zach Bauman, LB Marcus Benard, G Philip Blake, LB Jonathan Brown, WR Dan Buckner, C John Estes, DT Bruce Gaston, WR Brittan Golden, TE Andre Hardy, CB Jimmy Legree, CB Bryan McCann, T Kelvin Palmer, RB Jalen Parmele, DT Isaac Sopoaga, G Anthony Steen, S Curtis Taylor, LB Adrian Tracy, DT Christian Tupou, S Anthony Walters and CB Teddy Williams. The Cardinals also released tackle Nate Potter with an injury settlement after he hurt his shoulder, and placed safety Eddie Whitley on injured reserve with a broken foot.
Dumped on Friday were linebacker Pat Angerer, running back Josh Vaughn, tackle Pat McQuistan, linebacker Yawin Smallwood, fullback Maurice Hagens, defensive end Nosa Eguae, cornerback Jordan Mabin, wide receiver Freddie Martino, safety Kimario McFadden, tight end Jacob Pedersen, offensive lineman Adam Replogle, and defensive tackle Donte Rumph. They finished up business Saturday by releasing cornerback Ricardo Allen, safety Sean Baker, wide receiver Jeremy Ebert, guard Harland Gunn, tackle Terren Jones, wide receiver Bernard Reedy, defensive tackle Travian Robertson, tight end Mickey Shuler, and linebacker Jacques Smith. The reached an injury settlement with wide receiver Geraldo Boldewijn.
Waived on Friday tight end Nathan Overbay, linebacker D.J. Roberts, center Reggie Stephens, defensive tackle Levi Brown and defensive tackle Derrick Hopkins. Saturday cuts include quarterback Keith Wenning, offensive lineman Ryan Jensen, tailback Fitzgerald Toussaint, and guard A.Q. Shipley. Linebacker John Simon, cornerback Dominique Franks, cornerback Sammy Seamster, cornerback Tramain Jacobs, defensive tackle Jamie Meder and defensive tackle A.J. Pataiali’i were also dropped from the roster. Released cornerback Derek Cox, waived tackle Parker Graham, placed wide receiver Jeremy Butler on injured reserve, placed defensive tackle Terrence Cody on PUP list and placed running back Ray Rice and safety Will Hill on suspended list.
Released wide receiver T.J. Graham, center Doug Legursky, offensive guard Antoine McClain, safety Deon Broomfield, linebacker Jimmy Gaines, wide receiver Caleb Holley, defensive end Ikponmwosa Igbinosun, defensive end Bryan Johnson, safety Kenny Ladler and quarterback Jeff Tuel on Saturday. The club also parted ways with punter Brian Moorman on Friday.
Released guard Chris Scott. They finalized their moves Saturday by waiving safety Robert Lester, cornerback Josh Thomas, linebacker Denicos Allen, cornerback Carrington Byndom, guard Derek Dennis, cornerback James Dockery, linebacker Adarius Glanton, wide receiver Tavarres King, wide receiver Marcus Lucas, tackle Andrew McDonald, safety Tom Nelson, defensive tackle Drake Nevis, running back Darrin Reaves, defensive tackle Micanor Regis, linebacker D.J. Smith, defensive tackle Casey Walker, and fullback Michael Zordich. They also waived-injured tackle Kevin Hughes, and waived tight end Mike McNeill and safety Anderson Russell with injury settlements. Defensive end Frank Alexander is on reserve/suspended.
Armanti Edwards, beater of Michigan, was released, along with running back Jordan Lynch, tight end Jeron Mastrud and offensive linemen Dennis Roland and Robert Turner. Offensive lineman Eben Britton, offensive lineman Taylor Boggs, offensive lineman Ryan Groy, wide receiver Dale Moss, wide receiver/kick returner Chris Williams, linebacker DeDe Lattimore, defensive lineman Lee Pegues, linebacker Jerry Franklin, safety Marcus Trice and cornerback C.J. Wilson have been released. Released cornerback Kelvin Hayden, safety M.D. Jennings (with injury settlement) and defensive end Austen Lane and waived wide receiver Josh Bellamy, defensive tackle Brandon Dunn, defensive tackle Tracy Robertson and cornerback Al Louis-Jean to finish their moves.
Released on Friday running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, linebacker Brandon Joiner, defensive tackle Lakendrick Ross and quarterback Tyler Wilson. Waived center Trevor Robinson, former second-round defensive lineman Devon Still, and former fourth-round tight end/fullback Orson Charles on Saturday. They finished their moves by placing quarterback A.J. McCarron on reserve/non-football injury, placing guard Trey Hopkins on injured reserve, and cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris on reserve/suspended for the first two weeks, after he violated the league’s substance abuse policy. They also waived tackle Dan France, wide receiver Cobi Hamilton, cornerback Victor Hampton, defensive tackle David King, wide receiver Colin Lockett, cornerback Onterio McCalebb, defensive end Dontay Moch, defensive end Sam Montgomery, fullback Nikita Whitlock and running back James Wilder Jr.
Running back Dion Lewis has been released, as was veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson. The Browns have also released tailback Chris Ogbonnaya and parted ways with cornerback Leon McFadden. Waived quarterback Connor Shaw, defensive back Josh Aubrey, defensive lineman Calvin Barnett, defensive lineman Jacobbi McDaniel, offensive lineman Justin Staples, offensive lineman Reid Fragel, offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey, offensive lineman Donald Hawkins, linebacker Zac Diles, linebacker Jamaal Westerman, tight end/fullback MarQueis Gray, offensive lineman Alex Parsons, offensive lineman Abasi Salimu, wide receiver Willie Snead and tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi. Cornerback Isaiah Trufant was placed on injured reserve.
Waived or released guard Uche Nwaneri, wide receiver Desmon Briscoe, running back Ryan Williams, linebacker Orie Lemon, defensive tackle Zach Minter, running back D.J. Adams, tackle Josh Aladenoye, defensive end Kenneth Boatright, defensive tackle Dartwan Bush, wide receiver LaRon Byrd, guard Stephen Goodin, cornerback Terrance Mitchell, wide receiver Jamar Newsome, center Ronald Patrick, defensive end Caesar Rayford, linebacker Dontavis Sapp, linebacker Keith Smith, safety Ryan Smith, linebacker Will Smith, running back Phillip Tanner and tight end Asa Watson. Placed cornerback Orlando Scandrick and safety Jakar Hamilton on suspended list.
Waived tackle Vinston Painter, a 2013 sixth-round pick who was on the Super Bowl XLVIII roster. Cut defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson. Finished their business by cutting ight ends Jameson Konz and Cameron Morrah, cornerback Jerome Murphy and defensive linemen Brian Sanford and Kevin Vickerson, waiving quarterback Zac Dysert, linebacker Shaqil Barrett, running back Kapri Bibbs, safety John Boyett, linebacker L.J. Fort, wide receiver Bennie Fowler, defensive tackle Sione Fua, safety Duke Ihenacho, guard Ryan Miller, wide receiver Nathan Palmer, center Matt Paradis, tight end Gerell Robinson, cornerback Jordan Sullen and cornerback Louis Young. The y also placed rookie defensive end Kenny Anunike on injured reserve and kicker Matt Prater on reserve/suspended.
Released offensive lineman Rodney Austin, linebacker Shamari Benton, wide receiver Kris Durham, wide receiver Patrick Edwards, tight end Michael Egnew, defensive tackle Andre Fluellen, cornerback Chris Greenwood, linebacker Brandon Hepburn, running back Emil Igwenagu, running back Mikel Leshoure, offensive lineman Darren Keyton, safety Nate Ness, offensive lineman Garrett Reynolds, wide receiver Andrew Peacock, defensive tackle Jimmy Saddler-McQueen, defensive lineman Xavier Proctor, linebacker Julian Stanford, cornerback Mohammed Seisay, defensive end Darryl Tapp, tight end Jordan Thompson, offensive lineman Michael Williams and running back George Winn.
GREEN BAY PACKERS
Got down to 53 players by cutting safety Chris Banjo, wide receiver Kevin Dorsey, linebacker Jake Doughty, tackle John Fullington, center Garth Gerhart, wide receiver Alex Gillett, defensive tackle Carlos Gray, running back Michael Hill, linebacker Adrian Hubbard, guard Jordan McCray, safety Tanner Miller, tight end Justin Perillo, running back LaDarius Perkins, defensive end Luther Robinson, cornerback Jumal Rolle, tackle Jeremy Vujnovich, wide receiver Myles White and cornerback Ryan White. They also placed tackle Aaron Adams, linebacker Nate Palmer, tight end Jake Stoneburner and defensive tackle Khyri Thornton on injured reserve.
Brandon Harris, a 2011 second-round pick, didn’t make the cut. Also gone are nose tackle Ricardo Mathews and linebacker Chris McAllister, as well as kicker Chris Boswell, tight end Zach Potter, safety Jawanza Starling, fullback Toben Opurum, wide receiver Travis Labhart, tackle Mike Farrell, outside linebacker Quentin Groves, wide receivers E.Z. Nwachukwu and Lacoltan Bester, guard Alex Kupper, center James Ferentz, tight end Anthony Denham, guard Bronson Irwin, tackle Matt Feiler, inside linebackers Max Bullough and Chris Young, cornerback Marcus Williams and defensive ends Keith Browner and Julius Warmsley.
Indianapolis sent cornerback Marcus Burley to Seattle in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Indianapolis waived the following 17 players: DE-Gannon Conway, RB-David Fluellen, QB-Chandler Harnish, DE-Tyler Hoover, OLB-Phillip Hunt, ILB-Andrew Jackson, WR-Ryan Lankford, WR-Josh Lenz, C-FN Lutz, S-Dewey McDonald, DT-Nnamdi Obukwelu, CB-Sheldon Price, ILB-Rob Ruggiero, TE-Weslye Saunders, ILB-Kelvin Sheppard, TE-Erik Swoope and G-Josh Walker. The Colts also released NT-Brandon McKinney, waived-injured T-Matt Hall and S-Delano Howell and placed OLB-Robert Mathis on the reserve/suspended by commissioner list.
Released on Friday were quarterback Stephen Morris, quarterback Ricky Stanzi, fullback Eric Kettani, guard Drew Nowak, defensive end Gerald Rivers, wide receiver Chad Bumphis, tackle Cody Booth, defensive lineman DeAndre Coleman, defensive tackle Ricky Havili-Heimuli, safety Craig Loston, kicker/punter Kasey Redfern, guard Tyler Shatley, tight end D.J. Tialavea, and linebacker Marcus Whitfield. Tight end Brandon Barden was waived-injured with a groin injury, and wide receiver Tandon Doss and cornerback Rashaad Reynolds were placed on injured reserve. They finished up with four moves Saturday, releasing wide receiver Kerry Taylor, safety Sherrod Martin, cornerback Jamell Fleming and linebacker Nate Stupar.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
Reduced roster to 53 players Saturday, releasing kicker Ryan Succop, linebacker Nico Johnson, tackle J’Marcus Webb, safety Jonathon Amaya, safety Malcolm Bronson, fullback Jordan Campbell, defensive lineman Dominique Hamilton, wide receiver Mark Harrison, offensive guard Ricky Henry, linebacker Alonzo Highsmith, linebacker Nico Johnson, defensive tackle Kyle Love, cornerback Justin Rogers, defensive lineman Kona Schwenke, cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke, linebacker Devan Walker, offensive tackle J’Marcus Webb, tailback Charcandrick West and wide receiver Fred Williams. Placed quarterback Tyler Bray and wide receiver Kyle Williams on injured reserve. Put defensive end Mike Catapano on non-football injury list. Placed wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and offensive lineman Donald Stephenson on the reserve/suspended list.
Finally gave up on running back Daniel Thomas, and released return man Marcus Thigpen, tight end Kyle Miller and cornerback Kevin Fogg. Players waived by the Dolphins on Saturday included DT Isaako Aaitui, G David Arkin, C Sam Brenner, WR Kevin Cone, G Evan Finkenburg, CB Kevin Fogg, S Jordan Kovacs, QB Seth Lobato, TE Kyle Miller, DE Tevin Mims, DE D’Aundre Reed, K Jake Rogers, DT Garrison Smith, LB Andrew Wilson and TE Evan Wilson. Rookie free agent Kamal Johnson was placed on injured reserve and veteran offensive lineman Tony Hills had his contract terminated.
Defensive tackle Fred Evans has been released. Also released offensive guard Jeff Baca, defensive tackle Chase Baker, running back Joe Banyard, safety Kurt Coleman, wide receiver Kain Colter, safety Kurt Coleman, defensive tackle Isame Faciane, tight end Chase Ford, wide receiver Donte Foster, linebacker Justin Jackson, cornerback Kendall James, center Zac Kerin, cornerback Julian Posey, tight end Allen Reisner, offensive tackle Mike Remmers, defensive end Justin Trattou, tailback Dominique Williams and linebacker Mike Zimmer. Put safety Jamarca Sanford and offensive tackle Antonio Richardson on injured reserve.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
Wide receiver Josh Boyce will be waived, along with recent trade acquisition Jerel Worthy. They finished with 19 cuts, including offensive lineman Jon Halapio, wide receiver Jeremy Gallon, long snapper Danny Aiken, linebacker Steve Beauharnais, defensive lineman Jake Bequette, tight end Steve Maneri, offensive lineman Braxston Cave, linebacker Ja’Gared Davis, safety Kanorris Davis, running back Jonas Gray, defensive Daxton Swanson, running back Roy Finch, safety Shamiel Gary, defensive lineman Eathyn Manumaleuna, offensive lineman Chris Martin, linebacker Taylor McCuller and defensive lineman L.T. Tuipulotu, and placed linebacker James Morris on injured reserve.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
Released fullback Greg Jones on Friday. They surprised by cutting cornerback Champ Bailey Saturday among their final moves, they also cut wide receiver Robert Meachem, linebacker Keyunta Dawson, kicker Shayne Graham and tackle Thomas Welch, while waiving center Matt Armstrong, Derrius Brooks, cornerback Brandon Coleman, linebacker Todd Davis, kicker Derek Dimke, cornerback Terrence Frederick, wide receiver Charles Hawkins, tight end Nic Jacobs, guard Marcel Jones, wide receiver Seantavious Jones, tackle Tavon Rooks, running back Derrick Strozier, Lawrence Virgil, cornerback Trevin Wade, safety Pierre Warren and guard Jason Weaver.
NEW YORK GIANTS
Tight end Kellen Davis has been released, along with defensive lineman Israel Idonije. Quarterback Curtis Painter was cut, along with defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles, defensive back Bennett Jackson, linebacker Dan Fox, fullback John Conner, offensive lineman Jamaal Johnson-Webb. Placed wide receiver Mario Manningham and kick returner Trindon Holliday on injured reserve. They finished by waiving-injured tackle Rogers Gaines, placing guard Eric Herman and cornerback Jayron Hosley on reserve/suspended and waiving tackle Mark Asper, running back Michael Cox, defensive back Chandler Fenner, running back Kendall Gaskins, defensive back Thomas Gordon, tackle Adam Gress, defensive back Bennett Jackson, linebacker Terrell Manning, defensive end Jordan Stanton and wide receiver Julian Talley.
NEW YORK JETS
Announced the release of tailback Daryl Richardson, cornerback Johnny Patrick and linebacker A.J. Edds on Saturday. Waived wide receiver Stephen Hill. Also parted ways with quarterback Tajh Boyd, tight end Chris Pantale, tailback Alex Green and defensive lineman Zach Thompson. Released cornerback Dimitri Patterson after a short but rocky tenure with the team. Waived quarterback Matt Simms, cornerback Brandon Dixon, guard Will Campbell, linebacker Troy Davis, defensive tackle Tevita Finau, wide receiver Clyde Gates, defensive lineman Kerry Hyder, linebacker Garrett McIntyre, safety Rontez Miles, tackle Brent Qvale, cornerback Jeremy Reeves and offensive lineman Caleb Schlauderaff. The Jets also moved linebacker Antwan Barnes to the regular season PUP list.
The big name of the lot was wide receiver Greg Little, and they also cut wide receiver Seth Roberts, kicker Giorgio Tavecchio, running back George Atkinson III, running back Jeremy Stewart, fullback Karl Williams, guard Lamar Mady, offensive lineman Jarrod Shaw, tackle Jack Cornell, tight end Jake Murphy, tight end Scott Simonson, tackle Dan Kistler, tackle Erle Ladson, defensive end Jack Crawford, defensive end Denico Autry, defensive end Ryan Robinson, linebacker Carlos Fields, linebacker Spencer Hadley, linebacker Bojay Filimoeatu, defensive tackle Ricky Lumpkin, safety Brandian Ross and cornerback Casey Chance.
Quarterback G.J. Kinne was among the early exits, along with offensive lineman Josh Andrews. Wide receiver Arrelious Benn is headed to injured reserve. They announced the full list Saturday, including inebacker Emmanuel Acho, running back Kenjon Barner (waived/injured), cornerback Roc Carmichael, tackle Kevin Graf, kicker Alex Henery, wide receiver Damaris Johnson, safety Keelan Johnson, running back Henry Josey, linebacker Josh Kaddu, defensive tackle Wade Keliikipi, cornerback Curtis Marsh, wide receiver Ifeanyi Momah, wide receiver Will Murphy, wide receiver Quron Pratt, safety Ed Reynolds, defensive tackle Damion Square and running back Matthew Tucker. They also placed linebacker Travis Long on injured reserve.
Released tight ends Rob Blanchflower, Bryce Davis and David Paulson, defensive backs Isaiah Green, Dayonne Nunley, Shaquille Richardson and Ross Ventrone, running back Josh Harris, Stephen Houston, defensive linemen Ethan Hemer, Josh Mauro, Roy Philon and Nick Williams, linebackers Chris Carter, Howard Jones and Dan Molls, quarterback Brendon Kay, wide receivers Derek Moye and Lanear Sampson, and offensive linemen Graham Pocic, Will Simmons and Guy Whimper.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS
Tight end Mike Flacco has been released. Wide receiver Vincent Brown, linebacker Victor Aiyewa, defensive tackle Chas Alecxih, wide receiver Torrence Allen, cornerback Crezdon Butler, safety Alden Darby, cornerback Greg Ducre, tackle Mike Harris, wide receiver Javontee Herndon, linebacker Thomas Keiser, defensive lineman Joe Kruger, linebacker Cordarro Law, safety Adrian Phillips, wide receiver Tevin Reese, tackle Jeremiah Sirles, quarterback Brad Sorensen, linebacker Colton Underwood, guard Craig Watts, tackle Kenny Wiggins, center Khalil Wilkes and defensive end Doug Worthington have been waived or released.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ers
Veteran offensive lineman Adam Snyder was the first name to be reported. San Francisco announced that 18 more players were released on Saturday: T Carter Bykowski, TE Asante Cleveland, WR Lance Lewis, LS Kevin McDermott, CB Darryl Morris, G Al Netter, DL Lawrence Okoye, WR Kassim Osgood, T Michael Philipp, NT Mike Purcell, G Ryan Seymour, LB Shayne Skov, RB Alfonso Smith, S C.J. Spillman, LB Chase Thomas, S Bubba Ventrone, WR L’Damian Washington and RB Glenn Winston. The 49ers also placed cornerback Kenneth Acker and fullback Will Tukuafu on injured reserve.
Quarterback Terrelle Pryor was waived. The club released right tackle Eric Winston. In other moves announced Saturday, the Seahawks terminated the contract of cornerback Phillip Adams and placed defensive tackle D’Anthony Smith on injured reserve. They waived tight end RaShaun Allen, cornerback Akeem Auguste, running back Demitrius Bronson, wide receiver Arceto Clark, quarterback B.J. Daniels, guard Caylin Hauptmann, tackle Nate Isles, center Patrick Lewis, wide receiver Chris Matthews, defensive end Benson Mayowa, safety Terrance Parks, tight end Morrell Presley, defensive tackle Andru Pulu, fullback Kiero Small, defensive tackle Jimmy Staten, safety Steven Terrell, linebacker Korey Toomer, wide receiver Bryan Walters and running back Spencer Ware.
ST. LOUIS RAMS
Michael Sam was waived. The Rams also waived WR Emory Blake, G Travis Bond, DE Kourtnei Brown, S Christian Bryant, DT Matt Conrath, S Avery Cunningham, WR Austin Franklin, QB Garrett Gilbert, DT Deantre Harlan, LB Aaron Hill, T Sean Hooey, DB Greg Reid, LB Etienne Sabino, TE Brad Smelley, LB Phillip Steward, T Mitchell Van Dyk, WR Justin Veltung, OL Brandon Washington, LB Lawrence Wilson and CB Darren Woodard. The Rams also placed WR Stedman Bailey on reserve/suspended.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Former first-round pick Larry English was among the early cuts, as was one-time starter at right guard Jamon Meredith and veteran kicker Connor Barth. Also cut Friday were cornerbacks Anthony Gaitor, Keith Lewis, Kip Edwards and Marc Anthony; linebackers Nate Askew and Ka’Lial Glaud; fullback Lonnie Pryor, defensive end T.J. Fatinikun and offensive linemen Edawn Coughman, Jeremiah Warren and Andrew Miller. Former Olympic sprinter and running back Jeff Demps was cut Saturday. They finished up their 53 by cutting safety Major Wright, tight end Cameron Brate, quarterback Mike Kafka, linebacker Brandon Magee, defensive tackle Matthew Masifilo, wide receiver Solomon Patton and defensive tackle Ronald Talley.
Marc Mariani was among the first to go Friday, and several other players were also released. The full list of cuts: T Jeff Adams, CB Ri’Shard Anderson, RB Antonio Andrews, DL Chigbo Anunoby, K Maikon Bonani, CB Tommie Campbell, TE Chase Coffman, LB Brandon Copeland, QB Dominique Davis, DE Marcus Dixon, LB Moise Fokou, G Justin McCray, FB Collin Mooney, OL Eric Olsen, T Will Poehls, WR Rico Richadson, WR Brian Robiskie, TE Jason Schepler and CB Winston Wright. DL Antonio Johnson was placed on injured reserve and defensive end Lavar Edwards was traded to the Cowboys for a conditional seventh-round pick.
Cornerback Richard Crawford was among eight players cut on Friday, while Zach Hocker and Chris Thompson were among those released on Saturday. Others cut to get down to 53: LB Everette Brown, OL Maurice Hurt, CB Chase Minnifield, RB Evan Royster, RB Lache Seastrunk, S Phillip Thomas, WR Nick Williams, TE Ted Bolser, S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, WR Lee Doss, OL Kevin Kowalski, P Robert Malone, OL Tevita Stevens and NT Robert Thomas. NT Chris Neild and LB Darryl Sharpton were placed on the Reserved/Injured list. DE Stephen Bowen and WR Leonard Hankerson were placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list.