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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.

Larry Dean was waived by Minnesota, ESPN 1500 am Twin Cities reports.

Impact

He'll likely sign with another team or a team's practice squad as he played 16 games last year.

MarQueis Gray was claimed off waivers from Cleveland, ESPN 1500 am Twin Cities reports.

Impact

It's not clear how he'll fit in with the Vikings, but offensive coordinator Norv Turner worked with Gray in Cleveland, so he may find a role.

The Browns have reportedly claimed Glenn Winston off waivers from the 49ers, Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com reports.

Impact

Winston was waived by the 49ers on Saturday, but the team's hopes to add Winston to their practice squad were thwarted by the move. Winston presumably slots in behind Ben Tate, Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell in the Browns' backfield mix.

C.B. Bryant has been cut by the Rams, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Impact

It was thought Bryant might get one of the backup safety spots, but to no avail.

Ray McDonald was reportedly arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence early Sunday morning, according to sfgate.com.

Impact

"The 49ers organization is aware of the recent reports regarding Ray McDonald and we take such matters seriously. As we continue to gather the facts, we will reserve further comment," GM Trent Baalke indicated in a statement, according to NFL.com. The report notes that McDonald's arrest could potentially lead to an extended absence for the defensive lineman, given that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced changes to the league's Personal Conduct Policy in regard to domestic violence last week.

Matt Conrath was one of the final cuts in St. Louis, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Impact

Conrath has spent the last few seasons in St. Louis but was overtaken by some other players in a deep field of defensive linemen.

Darryl Sharpton (ankle) was placed on IR, the Washington Post reports.

Impact

Sharpton hasn't seen the field since the first preseason game.

Phillip Thomas (foot) was released by the Redskins, the Washington Post reports.

Impact

The second year player has been injured most of his career. He'll look to catch on as a backup on another team.

Niles Paul enters the season as the Redskins' No. 3 tight end, the Washington Post reports.

Impact

Following the team's release of rookie tight end Ted Bolser on Saturday, Paul slots in behind Jordan Reed and Logan Paulsen, thus placing him a break or two away from fantasy consideration.

M.D. Jennings was waived by the Bears on Saturday, ESPN.com's Michael C. Wright reports.

Impact

The Bears waived Jennings on an injury settlement, though it's not apparent what ailment the safety was dealing with. After opening in a starting role with the Packers last season, Jennings' stock has tumbled considerably since then. He could have more difficulty than anticipated landing a roster spot with another squad.

Josh Bellamy was waived by the Bears on Saturday, ESPN.com's Michael C. Wright reports.

Impact

Bellamy gave himself a glimmer of hope for claiming a spot on the 53-man roster by catching four passes for 78 yards in the preseason finale, but it wasn't enough for him to climb above Josh Morgan, Santonio Holmes and Micheal Spurlock for backup receiving duties. He might attract interest from another organization that isn't as deep at receiver.

Chris Williams (hamstring) was waived by the Bears on Saturday, ESPN.com's Michael C. Wright reports.

Impact

Williams looked to be positioned well to claim returning duties for the Bears in the early part of training camp, but a hamstring injury suffered in the first preseason game ultimately proved to be his downfall. Veteran Micheal Spurlock is expected to open the season as the Bears' top option for kickoff and punt returns.