- Bills HC Rex Ryan mentions that they’ll “probably” start QB Matt Cassel in first preseason game against Carolina, “and we will just go from there.” (Adam Schefter)
- Browns signed TE Manasseh Garner and DB Joe Rankin.
- Browns waived LB Darius Eubanks and TE Kevin Haplea.
- Colts signed free agent G Dionte Savage.
- Colts waived OT Matt Hall and G Kitt O’Brien.
- Mike Reiss mentions that CB Malcolm Butler has taken the large marjority of snaps at left cornerback for the Patriots, which is a sign he’s the favorite for the job.
- According to Reiss, Seahawks MLB Bobby Wagner‘s new four-year, $43 million extension will likely provide the framework for new contract for linebackers Dont’a Hightower and Jamie Collins.
Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune mentions that Saints first-round OT Andrus Peat’s poor conditioning is privately a concern for the team.
Duncan writes of Peat’s issues: “In 15 years of covering the NFL, I’ve never seen a player struggle as much as Peat did on Friday.”