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Matthew Tucker has been added to the Eagles' practice squad, the team's official site reports.

Impact

Tucker was unable to overtake Chris Polk for a spot on the Eagles' 53-man roster, but the move puts him an injury away from rejoining the team's backfield mix, and it's worth noting that Polk has been slowed by a hamstring issue of late.

The Titans have claimed Kris Durham off waivers from the Lions, the Tennessean reports.

Impact

Durham adds depth to a Tennessee wideout corps that currently also includes Nate Washington, Kendall Wright, Justin Hunter, Derek Hagan and T.J. Graham. He thus remains a couple of breaks away from fantasy consideration.

Ryan Williams has been added to the Cowboys' practice squad, ESPN's Todd Archer reports.

Impact

Williams passed through waivers to get there, but now that he has landed on the Cowboys' practice squad, the 2011 second-rounder is an injury away from possibly rejoining the team's depth RB mix.

The Browns have waived Charles Johnson, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Impact

The move frees up a roster spot for fellow wideout LaRon Byrd, who was claimed off waivers by the Browns on Sunday.

Damaris Johnson was claimed off waivers by the Texans, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

Johnson, who was a final cut by the Eagles, had 21 receptions for 270 yards in two seasons with Philadelphia after signing as an undrafted free agent out of Tulsa. He also has experience as a punt and kick returner.

Tom Savage's status as the third quarterback is unlikely to change after the news broke that Houston acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett from New England. The Texans traded for Mallett and then released Case Keenum, according to the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

Head coach Bill O'Brien did not like what he saw out of Case Keenum in preseason and moved quickly to replace him. Keenum had beat out Savage to be the top backup to Ryan Fitzpatrick. Mallett is likely to be the No. 2 quarterback while the Texans groom Savage as the future QB. Though it's not out of the question that Mallett changes that plan.

The Titans will release Michael Preston, the Tennessean reports.

Impact

Preston becomes the odd man out in the Titans' receiving corps, after the team claimed fellow wideout T.J. Graham off waivers from the Bills on Sunday.

The Browns have released Rex Grossman, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Impact

Grossman was never in the Browns' starting conversation to begin with, and the team will thus roll with a QB duo of Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel.

Case Keenum was released by the Texans, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

This is the proverbial "second shoe to drop" after the Texans traded for quarterback Ryan Mallett from New England. Keenum's problems in the pocket, which emerged last season when he was exposed to NFL defenses over a stretch of games, never got any better.

Eben Britton was waived by the Bears on Sunday, Michael Wright of ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Britton was felled by a hamstring injury for a large portion of training camp, and the team evidently wasn't confident with his health even after he suited up for Thursday's preseason finale. His wealth of NFL experience and ability to help out at guard or tackle should allow him to find a depth role with another team at some point in 2014.

Austen Lane was waived by the Bears on Saturday, ESPN Chicago reports.

Impact

Lane offered more NFL experience than most of the other options competing for a depth roles on the defensive line in training camp, but his limited impact in the preseason ultimately contributed to his demise. He could still latch on with another team at some point later this season.

Jeff Tuel was added to the Bills' practice squad Sunday.

Impact

He was cut by the team Saturday after failing to earn the team's trust to be the top backup to EJ Manuel, but the Bills still think enough of him to keep him as a No. 3 option in the pecking order.

They Browns have claimed LaRon Byrd on waivers from the Cowboys, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Impact

Byrd rounds out a Browns' wideout corps that currently rosters Miles Austin, Andrew Hawkins, Travis Benjamin and Taylor Gabriel. The composition of the unit is hardly set in stone, however, as the team looks for answers at the position in the wake of Josh Gordon's suspension being upheld.

The Redskins have claimed Duke Ihenacho off waivers from the Broncos, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Ihenacho, who was squeezed out of the Broncos' safety mix by the presence of T.J. Ward and Quinton Carter, will give the Redskins some needed depth at the position, with Brandon Meriweather suspended for the team's first two games this season.

The Falcons have released Tim Dobbins, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Impact

Dobbins was let go by the team to create a spot for fellow linebacker Nate Stupar, who the Falcons claimed on waivers Sunday.

Jimmy Garoppolo is in line to serve as Tom Brady's top backup, with Ryan Mallett having been dealt to the Texans, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Given that the Patriots selected Garoppolo in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, 62nd overall, his ascension to the role seemed inevitable, though with Mallett in the last year of his rookie deal, a scenario in which Garoppolo worked as the team's No. 3 QB out of the gate existed. Garoppolo's preseason efforts were evidently enough for the Patriots to feel confident in the rookie's ability to handle the No. 2 role, however, which is an assignment that puts him an injury away from fantasy consideration.

T.J. Graham has been claimed on waivers by the Titans, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean.

Impact

The 2012 third-rounder, who recorded 23 catches for 361 yards and two touchdowns for the Bills last season, had been waived on Saturday. While Graham is known for his wheels, as Wyatt notes, the wideout was inconsistent catching the football at times, which led to the Bills parting ways with him. With the Titans, Graham will enter the pass-catching mix decidedly behind fellow receivers Kendall Wright, Nate Washington and Justin Hunter.

The Patriots have traded Ryan Mallett to the Texans, NFL.com reports. According to the Houston Chronicle, the Patriots will receive conditional seventh-round pick in exchange for the QB.

Impact

The move secures Jimmy Garoppolo's position as the Patriots' No. 2 signal-caller behind unquestioned starter Tom Brady, while placing Mallett in the midst of a less stable quarterback situation with Houston. As it stands, Ryan Fitzpatrick is on track to open the season as the Texans' starter, with Case Keenum and rookie Tom Savage also currently in the mix. That said, there is presumably an opportunity for Mallett to potentially make his way up the team's depth chart once he is up to speed with the Texans' offense. The acquisition of Mallett probably foreshadows another move at the position by the team, with Keenum a candidate to be the odd man out.

Shayne Skov plans to join the 49ers' practice squad once he clears waivers, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee.

Impact

This comes as no surprise, as the 49ers were clear in their intentions of wanting to add him to the practice squad.

Will Tukuafu (concussion) has been placed on the IR, CSN Bay Area reports.

Impact

Tukuafu suffered a concussion in the preseason, and while it likely isn't a season-ending injury, the 49ers opted to place him on season-ending IR in order to protect him from the roster cuts heading into the season.