New Bears coach John Fox said he'll play Lamarr Houston at outside linebacker, not defensive end, in the team's base 3-4 defense, reports the Chicago Tribune. Houston, 27, is coming back from a torn ACL he suffered against the Patriots while celebrating a sack in a Week 8 loss.
Jets linebacker Jermaine Cunningham pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he shared explicit photos of a female friend, reports the Associated Press. Cunningham also pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal mischief and unlawful weapons transport.
Jets cornerback Dee Milliner, who's rehabbing from a torn Achilles tendon, will compete for the No. 4 cornerback spot now that the team has added Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie and Buster Skrine in free agency, reports the New York Daily News.
Running back Stevan Ridley has officially agreed to terms with the Jets, the team has confirmed, per NJ.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. He joins a crowded backfield that includes Bilal Powell, Chris Ivory and Daryl Richardson.