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Horse Tracks - Countdown To Cutdown Edition


All Ready! Your 2009 Denver Broncos 53-man Roster(Official) - Mile High Report
This is what the 53-man roster looked like on cut-down day, 2009

Broncos lose Dumervil for entire season - The Denver Post
In the short time left for the Broncos to trim their roster from 75 players on Thursday to 53 by this afternoon, perhaps no move will be more devastating than placing defending NFL sack champion Elvis Dumervil on injured reserve.

Broncos could be an uninsured motorist at tailback - The Denver Post
The Broncos have had difficulty securing an insurance policy for their backfield. That's why, when the Broncos scan the waiver wire this weekend, the guys with "RB" next to their names will get a long look.

Broncos' LenDale White done for the season - The Denver Post
LenDale White knew for months that he would miss the first four games of the NFL's 2010 season while serving a league-mandated suspension.

Harrison not fined for big hit - The Denver Post
The NFL said Friday that Steelers linebacker James Harrison wasn't fined for his hit on Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton during an Aug. 29 preseason game

Broncos begin cuts with 8 roster moves | All Things Broncos
The Broncos began trimming their roster Friday. The team needs to make 21 roster moves before 4 p.m. MT.

Broncos searching for tight end help | All Things Broncos
As the Broncos finalize their 53-man roster tomorrow afternoon, they will be culling the waiver wires in hopes of upgrading their tight end position.

Seattle Seahawks to cut or trade T.J. Houshmandzadeh, start Mike Williams - ESPN
The Seattle Seahawks will cut ties with T.J. Houshmandzadeh by trading or releasing him, according to two league sources, and it will promote former Detroit first-round draft pick Mike Williams into its starting lineup for a Sept. 12 game against San Francisco.

Dallas Cowboys trade Patrick Crayton to San Diego Chargers - ESPN Dallas
The Dallas Cowboys cut their roster down by two Friday by trading veteran wide receiver Patrick Crayton and backup offensive lineman Pat McQuistan.

Washington Redskins' Mike Shanahan says Albert Haynesworth played so long for fitness - ESPN
The conditioning test was nothing compared to Albert Haynesworth's latest punishment.

Pittsburgh Steelers' Byron Leftwich suffers MCL sprain; QB starter uncertain - ESPN
Ben Roethlisberger isn't the only Steelers quarterback who might be out for four weeks.

Denver Broncos' Elvis Dumervil confirms he'll miss 2010 season - ESPN
The Denver Broncos had been holding out hope the league's top sacker would make a quicker than anticipated recovery from a torn chest muscle and return to action in December.

Report: New Orleans Saints' Darren Sharper to start season on PUP list - ESPN
New Orleans safety Darren Sharper will begin the season on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list, according to a report on

New York Giants aquire Sage Rosenfels in trade with Minnesota Vikings - ESPN New York
The New York Giants have traded for Minnesota Vikings backup quarterback Sage Rosenfels.

New Orleans Saints release former Redskins running back Ladell Betts - ESPN
The New Orleans Saints released the former longtime Washington Redskins starter on Friday, his agent, Anthony Agnone, confirmed in an e-mail.

Friday new$ and note$ | National Football Post
Darnell Dockett finally got his contract. After two years of expressions of desire for a new deal through his agent Drew Rosenhaus, through his Twitter account and through more traditional media, Dockett has finally been rewarded -- with a four-year extension beyond his existing two years -- for his solid play through 81 consecutive starts and two Pro Bowls.

David Thornton to begin season on Titans' PUP list | National Football Post
Tennessee Titans linebacker David Thornton will begin the regular season on the physically unable to perform list, coach Jeff Fisher announced today.

Ed Reed to begin season on physically unable to perform list | National Football Post
Baltimore Ravens star free safety Ed Reed will begin the season on the physically unable to perform list as he continues to rehabilitate his surgically-repaired hip, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.

Jarrad Page signs tender, Chiefs cut seven players | National Football Post
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed restricted free agent safety Jarrad Page to his one-year tender.

Source: Colts cut Ray Fisher | National Football Post
The Indianapolis Colts have released seventh-round rookie cornerback and kick returner Ray Fisher, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.

Colts' Fili Moala arrested for DWI | National Football Post
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle Fili Moala is in trouble with the law.

Texans cut Reeves, Brown and Booty | National Football Post
Besides cutting kicker Kris Brown, the Houston Texans also cut cornerback Jacques Reeves and quarterback John David Booty.

Texans sign Derrick Ward | National Football Post
The Houston Texans addressed their backfield depth by signing running back Derrick Ward to a one-year contract, according to news: Steelers QB Leftwich has knee sprain, likely out 2 to 4 weeks
Byron Leftwich's strained left knee ligament could sideline him for most or all of the first month of the season, leaving the Steelers with only two healthy quarterbacks -- Dennis Dixon and Charlie Batch -- for their Sept. 12 opener against the Atlanta Falcons. news: Steelers allow veteran center Hartwig to explore trade options
The Pittsburgh Steelers have given center Justin Hartwig permission to contact other teams and explore trade options, a league source said Friday. news: Spagnuolo not ready to reveal who will be Rams' starting QB
Sam Bradford will have to wait a few days to learn if he'll start the Rams' opener. The No. 1 overall draft pick certainly has appeared ready for the job. news: Early 2010 awards predictions have a distinct Chargers flavor
Starting with these preseason predictions, Bucky Brooks will follow the top five candidates for the following awards on a weekly basis throughout the season: Most Valuable Player, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Defensive Rookie of the Year, and Coach of the Year.

Owner rankings, Part 2: Split decision at top - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
When Jerry Jones considers the most surreal moments of his two-plus-decades as the Dallas Cowboys’ owner, an eminently eventful reign that has included three Super Bowl triumphs and a steady parade of larger-than-life characters, he inevitably flashes back to opening night at Cowboys Stadium.

NFL fines Ndamukong Suh $7,500 - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Detroit Lions rookie defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh(notes) was fined $7,500 by the NFL on Friday for his roughing-the-passer penalty on quarterback Jake Delhomme(notes) in an exhibition game against the Browns.

Ben Roethlisberger Pittsburgh Steelers should not celebrate NFL reduced suspension 090310 - NFL News - FOX Sports on MSN
Just because NFL commissioner Roger Goodell shortened Roethlisberger’s suspension from six games to four after a Friday meeting at league headquarters doesn’t mean the star Pittsburgh quarterback should celebrate by popping champagne bottles or, for that matter, ordering tequila shots for his "bitches" at a college bar. It was the latter type of deviant behavior with at least one underage female student and ensuing sexual assault claim that led to this situation in the first place.

Bradshaw bummed Ben's suspension reduced - NFL News - FOX Sports on MSN
Not every Steelers fan was thrilled by news of Ben Roethlisberger's suspension reduction.

Big names might be headed for the NFL chopping block - John P. Lopez -
Colt McCoy, the Texas golden boy and college football's all-time winningest quarterback, seems to have avoided the NFL chopping block. Or maybe not.