The Houston Chronicle reports the Texans have "agreed in principle" on a long-term extension with LE J.J. Watt.
Cardinals ILB Kevin Minter has been practicing since August 25 after missing much of camp with a strained pectoral muscle.
The Raiders have benched RT Menelik Watson.
Matt Schaub has been benched.
Chris Conte is expected to be the Bears' starting free safety.
Brandon McManus will be the Broncos' kicker during Matt Prater's four-game suspension.
Jets released CB Ellis Lankster.
David Ausberry (knee) returned to practice Monday.
The Montreal Alouettes own free agent DE Michael Sam's CFL rights.
Patriots claimed S Don Jones off waivers from the Dolphins.
FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reports the Raiders will start Derek Carr in Week 1 against the Jets, and have sent Matt Schaub to the bench.
Jets waived ILB Jeremiah George.
Jets DB Antonio Allen (concussion) is expected to be ready for Week 1.
Browns signed WR Charles Johnson to their practice squad.
Lions DT Nick Fairley has shed ten pounds since mid-August and is now down to 305.