The NFL will start hiring and training possible replacement officials after talks with the NFL Referees Association broke down.
Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon was arrested early Sunday morning in Oklahoma and charged with aggravated DUI.
The Vikings announced Friday that they have signed OT Levi Horn, a second-year player out of Montana.
The Patriots signed rookie free-agent OL Jon Opperud on Friday, the team announced.
The Patriots agreed to four-year deals with seventh-round picks WR Jeremy Ebert and CB Alfonzo Dennard.
The Bears announced Monday that they waived OT Levi Horn, TE Andre Smith and OG Reggie Stephens, trimming the roster to 89 players.
Youth was served by the Packers with the co-announcements that the team had signed seven of its eight 2012 draft picks, in addition to 14 undrafted free agents.
The Patriots announced the addition of seven undrafted free agents on Thursday.
The Browns announced the signing of 15 undrafted free agents on Wednesday.
WR Troy Brown, head coach Bill Parcells and CB Fred Marion are the finalists for the Patriots Hall of Fame, the team announced Wednesday.
For the second year in a row, the Patriots have four prime-time games on their schedule, including a Thanksgiving-night affair with the Jets.
The Browns got a favorable draw to begin the 2011 season. No such luck in 2012.
The Vikings have a chance to jump out to a strong start in 2012, as they have just three games vs. ’11 playoff opponents before their Week 11 bye.
The Packers start their 2012 regular season with three games on three different days of the week but will face their greatest tests at the end of the year.
The NFL released its regular-season schedule on Tuesday, and the Bears have five of their 16 games scheduled for prime-time television.