August 2013


Giants down to 53 players
Quarterbacks Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn were among the more marquee names of players released by NFL teams to reach the league-mandated 53-man season opening rosters on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Greg McElroy was the odd man out in the New York Jets' crowded and still unsettled quarterback situation.
After a restless night, hundreds of NFL players nervously checked their cellphones Saturday morning, cringing every time it buzzed.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Giants have a new backup quarterback and there might be more changes on the way before next week's season opener at Dallas.
The New England Patriots released quarterback Tim Tebow on Saturday, placed veteran safety Adrian Wilson on injured reserve and will keep tight end Rob Gronkowski on their 53-man roster, according to reports.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tim Tebow hasn't given up hope of playing in the NFL after being cut by the New England Patriots.
The NFL future of Tim Tebow was a hot topic Saturday amid reports the New England Patriots had cut the quarterback as part of their pre-season roster reduction.
Quarterback Greg McElroy was released Saturday by the New York Jets, according to ESPN.com, citing team and league sources.
The NFL fined New York Jets reserve quarterback Matt Simms $7,875 for simulating a gun gesture during last Saturday's preseason game against the New York Giants, multiple sources reported.

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