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NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 8/1

49ers

Bears

  • HC Marc Trestman has been impressed by QB Jay Cutler‘s ability to digest the new offensive system. (ESPN Chicago)

Bengals

  • Kyle Cook is in the lead for the Bengals’ starting center job. (Bengals.com)
  • Bengals claimed undrafted free agent OT Jason Weaver off waivers from the Buccaneers. (Adam Caplan)

Bills

Broncos

Buccaneers

Cardinals

Chargers

Chiefs

Colts

Cowboys

  • The Cowboys are reportedly exploring the idea of signing free agent G Brian Waters. (NFLTR)
  • Cowboys signed G Jeff Olson and OT James Nelson. (Nick Eatman)
  • Cowboy cut CB Devin Smith and DE Cameron Sheffield. (Nick Eatman)

Dolphins

Eagles

  • QB Nick Foleshasn’t looked the same” during the Eagles padded practices. (NJ.com)
  • Rookie QB Matt Barkley has been working exclusively with the third and fourth teams. (NJ.com)
  • The Eagles made the decision to fine and educate WR Riley Cooper for his racial slur. (Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News)
  • The NFL has no plays to take further action against WR Riley Cooper. (Adam Schefter)
  • Several Eagle players mentioned that they cannot get over Riley Cooper’s racial slur and suggested that there’s a divided locker room. (Jeff McLane)
  • Eagles waived WR B.J. Cunningham with an injury settlement. (Eagles Insider)

Giants

Lions

Packers

Panthers

Patriots

Rams

Ravens

  • OC Jim Caldwell mentioned that TE Ed Dickson will be a “big part of what we do.

Redskins

Seahawks

  • HC Pete Carroll told reporters that WR Percy Harvin‘s surgery “went very well” and they’re hopeful he will play this season. (Curtis Crabtree)
  • WR Golden Tate is expected to have a bigger role in the Seahawks’ offseason no that Percy Harvin will at least a portion of the season.
  • Seahawks claim Perez Ashford off waivers from the Patriots.
  • Seahawks waived/injured Greg Herd.

Steelers

  • Rookie RB Le’Veon Bell has been “the real deal” during training camp and the Steelers may have a difficult time keeping him out of the starting lineup. (Mark Kaboly)
  • TE Heath Miller most “likely” won’t come off active/PUP for “at least” a few more weeks. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
  • Steelers claimed CB Buddy Jackson off waivers from the Chiefs.

Texans

Titans

Vikings

  • Rookie CB Xavier Rhodes has been the Vikings “defensive standout” during training camp so far. (Vikings.com)
  • LB Desmond Bishop has shown “no visible signs” of any lingering effects regarding the torn hamstring he sustained last season. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
  • Rookie WR Cordarrelle Patterson has spent the majority of training camp with the second team offense. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
  • G/T DeMarcus Love has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s PED policy. (Ian Rapoport )