PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers sat down struggling rookie wide receiver James Washington for Sunday night's game against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Washington, a second-round draft pick, has just eight receptions on the season. He was targeted three times in last week's loss to Denver and did not have a reception.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers placed linebacker Kyzir White on injured reserve on Saturday due to a knee injury and promoted cornerback Jeff Richards from the practice squad.
White was selected by the Chargers in the fourth round in last April's draft and played in the first three games. He had 19 tackles, an interception and three passes defensed.
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos deactivated wide receiver Jordan Taylor, guard Billy Turner and cornerback Lorenzo Doss in addition to their four injured players for their game against the San Diego Chargers.
Also out for Denver are: quarterback Paxton Lynch (shoulder), running back Devontae Booker (wrist) and defensive ends Zach Kerr (knee) and Jared Crick (back).
Before Monday night's game, the Broncos added defensive tackle Tyrique Jarrett and waived Kyle Peko.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have claimed offensive lineman Michael Schofield and defensive back Jeff Richards off waivers.
To make room on their 53-man roster Sunday, the Chargers waived cornerback Craig Mager and receiver Geremy Davis.
The Chargers also signed seven players to their practice squad, including offensive guard Brett Boyko, receiver Andre Patton, defensive end Whitney Richardson and receiver Artavis Scott.