NFL Notes: 49ers, Bengals, Jets, Saints

49ers Matt Barrows mentions that high draft picks and veterans who have signed extensions with the 49ers aren’t guaranteed anything under the new regime. According to Barrows, former first-round G Joshua Garnett was mostly working with the second team offensive line last week at right guard while veteran addition Brandon …

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NFL Notes: Thad Lewis, Dolphins, Giants, Redskins

Thad Lewis Ian Rapoport reports that veteran free agent QB Thad Lewis has been medically cleared after tearing his ACL last August. In the backup QB market, FA Thad Lewis — who tore his ACL in August — was just medically cleared, source said. He’ll have a market. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) …

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Bears Waive QB Connor Shaw

The Chicago Bears have placed QB Connor Shaw on waivers Tuesday, according to Zach Zaidman. #Bears waived QB Connor Shaw — Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) May 30, 2017 Shaw, 25, wound up signing on with the Browns as an undrafted out of South Carolina last year. He is in the final year …

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Lions Waive FB Michael Burton

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions have placed FB Michael Burton on waivers Tuesday to make room for newly signed RB Matt Asiata. It appears as though the Lions could be moving on from having a fullback as part of their offense for the 2016 …

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NFL Notes: Bills, Jets, Packers

Bills Bills RB LeSean McCoy said he’s looking forward to being more involved in the passing game next year in Rick Dennison‘s offensive system. “The running backs getting the ball in the passing game,” McCoy said, via Pro Football Talk. “That’s something I’ve been a part of, but it’s been …

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NFC Notes: Cowboys, Redskins, Vikings

Cowboys According to Cowboys linebackers coach Matt Eberflus, LB Jaylon Smith is “ahead of the game” this summer, as he returns to the practice field after working his way back from a devastating knee injury. “He’s ahead of the game,” said Eberflus, via NBC DFW.  “He was able to learn the …

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NFL Notes: 49ers, Giants, Patriots

49ers 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan mentioned that they’ve allowed first-round LB Reuben Foster (shoulder) to participate in individual drills during OTAs, as long as there isn’t any contact. “Reuben, everything out there he’s got to watch,” Shanahan said, via ESPN.com. “We’ve allowed him to participate in anything that there’s no possibility of …

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