NFL roundup: Latest league news from Tuesday, Oct. 5


Injuries/COVID-19

  • The Philadelphia Eagles have placed guard Sua Opeta on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
  • The Washington Football Team placed linebacker Jon Bostic and cornerback Torry McTyer on injured reserve.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs placed defensive end Joshua Kaindoh on IR and designated linebacker Willie gay to return from IR.
  • The Atlanta Falcons placed cornerback Isaiah Oliver and punter Cameron Nizialek on IR.
  • The Cleveland Browns placed center Nick Harris on IR.
  • The New York Jets placed Hamsah Nasirildeen on IR.
  • The New England Patriots placed offensive linemen Mike Onwenu and Isaiah Wynn on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Rapoport reported per the wire.
  • The Minnesota Vikings placed cornerback Harrison Hand on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
  • The Detroit Lions placed linebacker Romeo Okwara on IR.
  • The San Francisco 49ers are placing kicker Robbie Gould on injured reserve, Rapoport reported. Gould is dealing with a groin injury.

Roster signings

  • The San Francisco 49ers are signing kicker Joey Slye following a Monday tryout, per Pelissero. The former Panthers kicker made 4 of 5 field goal attempts for the Texans earlier this season and has a chance to start in San Francisco with Robbie Gould set to miss 3-5 weeks with a groin injury. The Niners also worked out Mike Badgley and Brett Maher, per Pelissero.
  • The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms with kicker Cody Parkey, per Rapoport. The eighth-year veteran made 19 of 22 field goals for the Browns last year.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed tight end Michael Jacobson to the practice squad.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs added Josh Gordon to their active roster. He is on track to play Sunday against the Bills, NFL Network's Taylor Bisciotti reported.
  • The Washington Football Team signed cornerback Danny Johnson and linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk to its active roster and kicker Chris Blewitt and wide receiver Damion Willis to the practice squad.
  • The Arizona Cardinals are signing running back Tavien Feaster to the practice squad, per Pelissero.
  • The Atlanta Falcons signed punter Dustin Colquitt and defensive tackle Mike Pennel from the practice squad to the 53-man roster and kicker Elliott Fry and safety Shawn Williams to the practice squad.
  • The Tennessee Titans announced the signing of veteran pass rusher John Simon to the practice squad, along with defensive lineman Caraun Reid.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed center Austin Reiter off the Saints' practice squad. Reiter was a starter for the Chiefs during their back-to-back runs to the Super Bowl.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed guard Hjalte Froholdt off the Houston Texans' practice squad.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed safety Michael Thomas and punter Drue Chrisman to their practice squad.
  • The New York Jets signed offensive lineman Isaiah Williams to the active roster and running back Austin Walter to the practice squad.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed defensive tackle T.J. Smith to the practice squad.

Roster cuts

  • The Indianapolis Colts released tight end David Wells from the practice squad.
  • The Arizona Cardinals released cornerback Quinton Dunbar from their practice squad.
  • The Cleveland Browns terminated the contract of linebacker Elijah Lee.
  • The New York Jets released offensive lineman Elijah Nkansah from the practice squad.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals released safety Sean Davis and cornerback Tony Brown from the practice squad.
  • The New Orleans Saints cut kicker Aldrick Rosas.