— The New England Patriots are trading a 6th round pick to the Buffalo Bills for C Russell Bodine, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Marcel Louis-Jacques.
Along with that, the Patriots have traded CB Duke Dawson and the team’s 2020 seventh-round draft pick to the Denver Broncos for Denver’s 2020 sixth-rounder, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
— In a shocking move, the Oakland Raiders are terminating linebacker Brandon Marshall, per Schefter.
— The Denver Broncos released safety Su’a Cravens, per NFL Network’s Tom Pilissero.
— The Houston Texans have released RB Josh Ferguson, per Rapoport.
All 32 NFL teams must have their rosters cut down to 53 players by 4pm ET tomorrow. But some cuts have already begun.
— The Jacksonville Jaguars have released former first-round DT Datone Jones, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Jones recorded a field goal block in the Jags’ preseason finale last night.
— The Baltimore Ravens have released K Elliott Fry, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Fry made a 48-yard FG last night, and Schefter noted that he “would be a top option out there for teams needing a kicker.”
… There is also some news on the injury front in the NFL.
— Broncos starting middle linebacker Todd Davis, who compiled 114 tackles for Denver last season, suffered a calf injury on the first day of camp and has been out ever since. Davis told NFL Network’s James Palmer last night he’ll be ready to go for their Week 1 opener vs Oakland on Monday night.
— Texans reserve QB Joe Webb, who was carted off with a foot injury last night after completing 65 percent of his passes, is expected to land on the Injured Reserve, according to Rapoport.
— Texans backup QB AJ McCarron is good to go for the season after injuring his thumb early in camp, Rapoport also reported.
— The Cleveland Browns announced last night prior to their preseason finale that RB Kareem Hunt would not play in the game, saying Hunt underwent surgery yesterday morning to repair a sports hernia injury. The Browns noted that a full recovery is anticipated prior to Hunt’s return to action in Week 10 of the regular season.
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