The Ravens also released fullback Lorenzo Taliaferro, tight end Larry Donnell, third-string quarterback Thad Lewis and running back Bobby Rainey. The sixth-year veteran Donnell spent just one month with the organization. Lewis' release opens up a roster spot for another backup quarterback, unless Baltimore intends to open the season with Flacco, whose back has sidelined him this preseason, Ryan Mallett and Josh Woodrum.
- The New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks have engaged in a cutdown weekend megaswap. New York sent defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and a seventh-round draft pick to Seattle in exchange for wide receiver Jermaine Kearse, a 2018 second-round pick and a seventh-rounder, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Friday, per sources informed of the deal.
- The Denver Broncos shipped backup offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo to Atlanta in exchange for a 2018 fifth-round pick. Sambrailo appeared in 10 games in Denver in 2016, starting four tilts for a porous Broncos offensive line. He has battled upper-body injuries throughout his first two seasons. With the Falcons, Sambrailo is a depth addition behind starters Jake Matthews and Ryan Schraeder.
Denver also released journeyman running back Stevan Ridley. The 28-year-old former Patriots back tallied 38 rushes for 109 yards and one touchdown in four preseason games.
- The San Francisco 49ers released quarterback Matt Barkley, Rapoport reported. Barkley's cut comes one day after rookie QB C.J. Beathard played the entire first half in San Francisco's preseason finale, in which he broke a highlight-reel 62-yard touchdown run that might have just won him the backup job behind Brian Hoyer. The fourth-year pro has spent time with the Eagles, Cardinals and Bears.
- The Detroit Lions released running back Matt Asiata. The sixth-year running back spent five seasons in Minnesota before joining Detroit in the offseason.
- The Browns have parted ways with veteran quarterback Brock Osweiler, Rapoport and Garafolo reported.
- The Bears have released wide receiver Victor Cruz, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source informed of the decision.