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NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 8/23

49ers

  • The 49ers want to remain as a run-first offense. (Matt Maiocco)
  • RB Brandon Jacobs has secured his roster spot. (Matt Maiocco)
  • QB Colin Kaepernick will be the back-up quarterback for the season. (Matt Maiocco)

Bears

Bengals

Bills

Browns

Buccaneers

  • WR Armahd Lewis, DL Quintin Anderson, OL Mike VanDerMeulen have been waived. (Stephen Holder)

Cardinals

  • WR Michael Floyd still has not stood out during training camp. (Mike Sando)
  • ESPN’s Adam Schefter expects the Cardinals to look for a veteran quarterback to acquire. (Adam Green)
  • TE Rob Housler will not play in the next preseason game due to a hamstring injury. (Darren Urban)

Colts

  • In his first training camp RB Vick Ballard has been “ahead of the learning curve” says head coach Chuck Pagano. (Adam Caplan)
  • Even after his most recent concussion, WR Austin Collie has no plans to retire. (Gregg Doyel)

Cowboys

Eagles

Jaguars

Jets

Lions

  • QB R.J Archer has been waived
  • The Lions still have not decided whether to designate RB Jahvid Best as a PUP candidate for the start of the season. (Anwar S. Richardson)

Packers

Ravens

Redskins

  • RB Evan Royster will not play in the Redskins upcoming preseason game due to soreness in his knee. (John Keim)

Saints

Seahawks

Steelers

Titans

Vikings