AFC Notes: Jaguars, Patriots, Steelers



Patriots ILBs coach Jerod Mayo believes rookie LB Josh Uche has a lot of potential but he would like to see him become a consistent every-down linebacker. 

“I think Josh (Uche) has a bunch of natural talent…would like to continue to see him improve on just being a down after down consistent football player that we need here at NEP,” said Mayo, via Mike Giardi.  

  • According to Jeremy Fowler, Cam Newton is expected to start for the Patriots against the Bills on Monday. 
  • Mike Reiss reports that the Patriots will likely host free-agent OL Marcus Martin for a workout after bringing him in for COVID-19 testing. 
  • Patriots signed K Roberto Aguayo to their practice squad. (NFLTR)
  • Patriots placed TE Jordan Thomas on the COVID-19 list. (NFLTR)


  • The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing in LB Christian Kuntz for a visit this week, according to Aaron Wilson.
  • The Steelers announced that they have officially downgraded LB Marcus Allen, K Chris Boswell, and LB Ola Adeniyi to out for Week 16 against the Colts.
  • Steelers promoted LB Tegary Scales and K Matthew Wright to their active roster. (NFLTR)
  • Steelers waived OL Derwin Gray

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