Raiders’ Abram to have surgery, placed on IR

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders rookie safety Johnathan Abram, the 27th overall pick in this year’s draft, will undergo shoulder surgery and likely will miss the remainder of the season, coach Jon Gruden said Wednesday. Gruden said Abram will be placed on injured reserve. “Big blow to our team,” Gruden said after practice. “No question…

Cardinals put OT Gilbert on IR, ink veteran Mills

TEMPE, Ariz. — It didn’t take long for the injury bug that bit the Arizona Cardinals‘ offensive line in recent years to strike in 2019. The Cardinals put right tackle Marcus Gilbert on injure reserve Tuesday with a knee injury that he sustained last week. The injury kept Gilbert out of the Cardinals’ tie with…

Source — Titans put Succop on IR, sign Santos

10:26 AM ET Turron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney University NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Titans made a surprise move by placing veteran kicker Ryan Succop on injured reserve, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Tennessee signed former Bucs kicker Cairo…

Raiders back to just 3 QBs as Peterman to IR

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Well, that was one way to keep Nathan Peterman in house while keeping three quarterbacks on the 53-man roster. The Oakland Raiders placed Peterman on injured reserve with a reported elbow injury on Monday, a day after the team claimed DeShone Kizer off waivers from the Green Bay Packers. The Raiders also…

Jags thin at RB behind Fournette as Blue hits IR

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jaguars placed veteran running back Alfred Blue on injured reserve on Sunday, which leaves very little experience behind starter Leonard Fournette. Fifth-round draft pick Ryquell Armstead and two players the Jaguars were awarded off waivers on Sunday — three-year vet Tyler Ervin and rookie Devine Ozigbo — are the only other…

Broncos QB Lock to go on IR with thumb injury

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock will open the regular season on injured reserve as the Broncos moved through cut-down weekend on the hunt for a quarterback to back up Joe Flacco. Lock, who was a second-round pick (42nd overall) by the Broncos in this past April’s draft, suffered a right thumb…

Panthers K Gano placed on IR, to miss season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers on Friday put place-kicker Graham Gano on injured reserve, meaning the 2017 Pro Bowl selection is done for the year. Former Virginia Tech kicker Joey Slye, who kicked a 59-yard field goal in Thursday night’s preseason finale against Pittsburgh and was 3-for-3 on kicks of 50-plus yards during the…