Thanks to some creative math, the
Brown had considered holding out this season, but reported to camp. The Steelers were able to restructure some contracts and find the extra money, and now Brown will make $8 million this season.
Brown caught 129 passes for 1,698 yards and 13 touchdowns last season.
Amaro will undergo surgery later this week, according to Jets coach Todd Bowles. Amaro had four receptions for 38 yards and two touchdowns last season.
Pitta has been limited to just seven games over the last two seasons after twice dislocating his hip, and the team wants to bring him along slowly. However, the reports suggests a midseason return in optimistic, given Pitta has not been cleared by doctors or been allowed to practice.
Freeman hurt his hamstring on Aug. 6 and has not played in any of the team's preseason contests. It's not clear if Freeman will play in the team's final game Thursday.
"He ran it well today," Falcons coach Dan Quinn said. "Limited reps, but it was awesome to see him."
Tampa Bay decided to go with first-year punter
Fields was beat out by rookie kicker Matt Darr in most stats during training camp and preseason, and the Dolphins decided to go with the younger (and cheaper) kicker.
Kitchen has played nose for the Browns for the last three seasons, appearing in at least 13 games each season, with three starts. Last year, he tallied a career-high 43 tackles.
Rookie defensive end
Williams injured his knee when he was rolled up on during the
"It's a little bit of a setback because I'm not able to practice," Williams said. "But it's not too much of a setback because they're not going full speed this week before the game. I'll be all right by the time the season opener starts."
One day after surprisingly being released by the Bills, veteran running back
Lynch and Jackson are old friends, and his addition in Seattle's backfield gives the Seahawks a solid pass-catcher and experienced presence, seemingly spelling the end of Christine Michael's time with the team.