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NFL News & Rumors: Monday 8/5

We’ll have continuous updates throughout the day posted here.

49ers

Bills

  • First-round pick QB E.J. Manuel has reportedly been “the best quarterback” in training camp. (WGR 550 Buffalo)

Buccaneers

Cardinals

Chargers

Colts

Cowboys

Eagles

Falcons

  • Second-round pick CB Robert Alford could challenge first-round pick Desmond Trufant for a starting job. (SI.com)

Jaguars

Jets

Lions

Packers

Patriots

  • HC Bill Belichick mentioned that WR Danny Amendola has “become a very dependable player for us.” (ESPN Boston)
  • Patriots signed OL Matt Stankiewitch and LS Mike Zupancic.
  • RB Shane Vereen “is going to get a lot of touches from the look of things.” (Peter King)

Raiders

  • Fourth-round pick QB Tyler Wilson has dropped to fourth on the Raiders’ depth chart. (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • HC Dennis Allen mentioned that second-round pick OT Menelik Watson is “way behind.” (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • WR Jacoby Ford reportedly looks “as agile as ever.” (CSN Bay Area)
  • Raiders sign free agent DL Ryan Baker and waived/injured NT Johnny Jones.

Rams

Ravens

Redskins

Saints

Texans

  • J.J. Watt, dealing with soreness in left elbow, said he would continue to wear a brace for rest of the season. (ESPN.com)
  • First-round pick WR DeAndre Hopkins “just keeps getting better” during training camp. (CSN Houston)
  • FS Ed Reed mentioned that he’s currently at 75-80 percent. (NFL ATL)

 

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