As teams prepare to cut their rosters down to 75 by Monday afternoon, some major moves are already sparking some attention on Sunday afternoon.
The Baltimore Ravens have released Pro Bowl kicker Billy Cundiff in a move that was not so surprising. Cundiff sealed his fate in Baltimore when he missed a 32-yard field goal that would have sent the game into overtime and kept the Ravens alive. He had been competing against fellow kicker Justin Tucker for the job.
Terrell Owens was released by the Seattle Seahawks after a lackluster performance during preseason. With wide receivers Sidney Rice coming back and Braylon Edwards holding down his spot, Owens bid to stage a comeback has hit a snag for now. Owens put this message on his Twitter account:
I’m no longer a Seahawk. I THANK the organization 4 the opportunity, I’m truly blessed beyond belief. My FAITH is intact & will NOT waiver.
The Miami Dolphins have sent cornerback Vontae Davis to the Indianapolis Colts for a second round draft pick. Davis is someone who can immediately come in and help the Colts secondary. Although branded as being somewhat of a diva like his brother San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, his skill at the positon is very good.
Colts owner Jim Irsay has been hinting at a trade being done for the past week but didn’t say for what or whom. One rumor was that they might trade for disgruntled Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, but that was quickly squashed.