Falcons release WR Douglas, OG Blalock, DE Massaquoi (Yahoo Sports)
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:40:18 PST)
The Atlanta Falcons released wide receiver Harry Douglas, starting offensive guard Justin Blalock and defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi on Friday, a day after cutting running back Steven Jackson. Douglas, a third-round draft pick from Louisville in 2008, usually was the No. 3 receiver behind Julio Jones and Roddy White. On his Twitter feed on Friday, Douglas said ''Thanking (at)AtlantaFalcons for my 7 years in ATL & the opportunity to play in the city I grew up. Much luv 2 fans.'' Blalock also reached out to fans through his Twitter feed, saying ''I'd like to sincerely thank the Atlanta Falcons, all my teammates and especially the fans.
Ravens cut defensive end Chris Canty (Yahoo Sports)
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:43:02 PST)
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- The Ravens have released defensive end Chris Canty, who played two seasons in Baltimore.
Redskins release defensive linemen Bowen, Cofield (Yahoo Sports)
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:28:41 PST)
The Redskins announced Friday that they have released defensive end Stephen Bowen and defensive lineman Barry Cofield, both of whom spent the last four years with Washington. Cofield, 30, was limited by injuries to eight games last season, finishing with seven tackles and a sack, after starting every game his first three years in Washington. Bowen appeared in 50 games, starting 45, for Washington and compiled 96 tackles and seven sacks. The moves came as the Redskins confirmed the signing of free agent defensive tackle Ricky Jean-Francois.
Bengals release defensive end Geathers, receiver Little (Yahoo Sports)
(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:42:06 PST)
The Bengals released defensive end Robert Geathers - one of Cincinnati's most tenured players - and receiver Greg Little on Friday. Geathers played 11 seasons with Cincinnati, a span of 152 career games that ranks third in franchise history for a defensive lineman. Only Tim Krumrie (188) and Eddie Edwards (170) have played in more games for the Bengals.