NFL roundup: Latest league news from Wednesday, Sept. 15

Las Vegas Raiders defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is having another season sidelined by injury.

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that McCoy suffered a season-ending injury, per sources informed of the situation. The Raiders announced the DT sustained a knee injury during Monday Night Football.

McCoy and offensive lineman Denzelle Good (knee) were officially placed on injured reserve, Rapoport reported via the transaction wire.

It's the latest blow to the 33-year-old former Pro Bowler. McCoy missed all of 2020 after rupturing his quad in practice with the Dallas Cowboys. McCoy played nine snaps as a reserve DT in the Raiders' opening-game win over the Baltimore Ravens before being carted off with an injury.

A six-time Pro Bowler in nine seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, McCoy played in all 16 games with the Carolina Panthers in 2019, compiling five sacks.

The Raiders signed DT Damion Square off the Bears' practice squad on Tuesday to help replace McCoy.

Good, like McCoy, was injured in Monday night's win against the Ravens.

Injuries/COVID-19

Roster signings

  • The Las Vegas Raiders signed guard Jordan Simmons off Seattle's practice squad.
  • The Detroit Lions signed wide receiver Geronimo Allison and cornerback Daryl Worley to the practice squad.
  • The Chicago Bears signed offensive lineman Alex Taylor to the practice squad.
  • The New Orleans Saints made their signing of wide receiver Kenny Stills to the practice squad official. They also signed kicker Aldrick Rosas from their practice squad.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed wide receiver Trenton Irwin from their practice squad and former Steelers safety Sean Davis to their practice squad.
  • The Seattle Seahawks promoted linebacker Jon Rhattigan from their practice squad.
  • The Baltimore Ravens signed defensive back Anthony Levine Sr. and defensive tackle Justin Ellis to their 53-man roster.
  • The Houston Texans signed defensive lineman Jaleel Johnson to the active roster.
  • The San Francisco 49ers claimed running back Trenton Cannon off waivers from the Ravens.

Roster cuts

  • The Atlanta Falcons released kicker Elliott Fry from the practice squad.
  • The Detroit Lions released wide receiver Sage Surratt from their practice squad.
  • The Chicago Bears released tight end Jake Butt from the reserved/retired list.
  • The New York Jets waived defensive back Corey Ballentine from the reserve/injured list.

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