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NFL News & Rumors: Friday 8/2

We will have more updates posted here throughout the day so be sure to check back.

49ers

  • Free agent CB Eric Wright reportedly spent Thursday meeting with the 49ers. (NFLTR)
  • The talk of Vernon Davis converting to wide receiver has been overblown. Davis has only ran a “handful of routes with the wide receivers.” (CSN Bay Area)
  • 49ers believe fourth-round RB Marcus Lattimore could practice fully by midyear. (SI.com)
  • WR A.J. Jenkins is dealing with a hamstring strain. (CSN Bay Area)
  • First-round pick FS Eric Reid has gotten off to a “solid start” at training camp and is the front-runner to start. (CSN Bay Area)
  • Free agent WR Lavelle Hawkins will work out for the 49ers on Thursday. (CSN Bay Area)

Bears

  • Bears are expected to sign TE Leonard Pope if he passing his physical. (Brad Biggs)
  • Bears waived K Austin Signor. (Brad Biggs)
  • Bears waived TE Brody Eldridge.
  • Bears signed LB Andrew Starks.

Bengals

Bills

  • GM Doug Whaley mentioned first-round pick QB E.J. Manuel has that “it” factor. (NFL.com)

Broncos

Browns

Buccaneers

  • Rookie QB Mike Glennon is listed as the Bucs’ No. 2 quarterback. (ESPN.com)
  • The Buccaneers have Luke Stocker listed as the starting tight end. (ESPN.com)
  • Leonard Johnson is listed as the starting corner opposite Darrelle Revis on the team’s unofficial depth chart. (ESPN.com)

Cardinals

Chargers

  • Chargers activated S Brandon Taylor from the active/PUP list.

Colts

Cowboys

  • QB Tony Romo isn’t expected to play in Sunday’s preseason opener versus the Dolphins. (Ed Werder)
  • G Nate Livings will undergo a second surgery on his right knee and is expected to be out for 2-4 weeks. (ESPN Dallas)

Dolphins

Eagles

Falcons

Giants

  • WR Hakeem Nicks believes sitting out of Giants training camp while dealing with what he referred to as a “tight” groin is the “smart” thing to do. (New York Daily News)
  • WR Rueben Randle has been the No. 1 star of Giants training camp so far. (New York Daily News)
  • First-round pick OL Justin Pugh is dealing with headaches following a concussion he suffered during Thursday’s practice. (Ralph Vacchiano)

Jaguars

  • Jaguars claimed LS Luke Ingram off waivers.

Jets

Packers

Panthers

  • HC Ron Rivera mentioned that WR Armanti Edwards has a “real chance” to be the No. 3 receiver. (Jonathan Jones)
  • Panthers sign G Chris Scott and claim S Ricardo Silva off waivers from Lions.
  • Panthers waived/injured DT Linden Gaydosh.

Patriots

  • Shane Vereen has taken training camp reps both at slot receiver and outside receiver in addition to running back. (Boston Herald)
  • WR Julian Edelman has been seeing with the first- and second-team offenses. (Boston Globe)
  • Patriots signed G Luke Patterson and OT Bryce Schwab.

Raiders

Ravens

  • CB Asa Jackson has been suspended 8 games without pay for violating NFL’s PED policy. (Jeff Zrebiec)

Redskins

Saints

Seahawks

Steelers

  • CB Cortez Allen will miss at least “a couple of weeks” after undergoing a minor surgery on his right knee.

Vikings

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