Jaguars remove Fowler from physically unable to perform list
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have removed defensive end Dante Fowler from the physically unable to perform list.
Fowler missed the first two weeks of training camp while recovering from a shoulder injury sustained late last season.
Coach Doug Marrone says "we will work him back in there. I am excited to see him. He's put in a lot of work and (we get to) see him on the field, see what he can do."
The Saints have two roster spots open.
New Orleans waived defensive back Dexter McDougle, and lost linebacker Gabe Martin from the practice squad after was poached by the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday.
McDougle was signed by the Saints last week and logged 13 snaps on special teams. He previously played for the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles.
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Jets acquire S Brooks from Eagles for CB McDougle
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets acquired safety Terrence Brooks from the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday for cornerback Dexter McDougle in a trade of 2014 draft picks.
The moves, announced by the Eagles, provide depth for both teams' secondaries.
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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Dexter McDougle knows what people have been saying about him during the last few years, and he refuses to let any of it get to him.
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McDougle has been written off before by doubters, and he has always bounced back. He's fully prepared to do it again.
Jets promote Dexter McDougle; Kellen Davis waived/injured
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have promoted cornerback Dexter McDougle from the practice squad and waived/injured tight end Kellen Davis.
The team also announced Saturday that it has signed linebacker Victor Ochi to the practice squad.
McDougle will help replace cornerback Marcus Williams, who's expected to miss a few weeks with a sprained ankle.
Jets waive TE Parker after failed physical, sign S Allen
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets waived tight end Brian Parker on Tuesday after he failed his physical and signed safety Antonio Allen.
Parker was acquired on waivers from Kansas City on Sunday. The Jets now have three tight ends on their roster: Kellen Davis, Brandon Bostick and Braeden Bowman.
Jets claim 4 off waivers; cut Robinson, McDougle
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are heading into the first week of the regular season with four tight ends, four quarterbacks — and a handful of new faces.
A day after setting its initial 53-man roster, the team claimed four players off waivers on Sunday, including tight ends Braedon Bowman from Jacksonville and Brian Parker from Kansas City, running back Troymaine Pope from Seattle and cornerback Darryl Roberts from New England.