Aug 5, 2011; Canton, OH; USA; NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (left) and NFLPA executive director Demaurice Smith hold the new CBA in front of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

Morning Headlines: NFL Scraps IR Rule Change, & Roster Cuts Nearing



The NFL was close to creating a new category of injured reserve that would allow one player per team to come back midseason, tut that won’t go into effect this season because of disagreements between the NFL and the NFLPA.


With roster cut-downs getting closer each day, nearly 1,200 NFL players will lose their jobs soon.


The Saints have chosen offensive line coach Aaron Kromer to serve as the interim coach for Joe Vitt while he is suspended for the first six games of the regular season.


Packers RB James Starks is on the roster bubble heading toward first cuts.


Steelers safety Ryan Clark doesn’t hate the Ravens.


Rams signed DE Vernon Gholston, the #6 overall pick of the 2008 NFL draft, who has appeared in 45 career games and has zero career sacks.


Cardinals LT Levi Brown is expected to be placed on the injured reserve list after Tuesday’s triceps surgery.


Maurice Jones-Drew said yesterday that he’s confident things are going to work out in regards to his training-camp holdout.


CB Joe Haden was ordered off the field by coach Pat Shurmur for being too rough at the Browns’ final public workout today.


Browns TE Evan Moore‘s roster spot could be in danger.


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