The Denver Broncos will be without one of their offensive weapons to begin the 2014 NFL season, as the league informed the team Tuesday that slot receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has received a conditional reinstatement to the NFL if he completes a 10-game suspension.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was suspended four games for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy on Tuesday, according to multiple reports.
San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Glenn Dorsey will be sidelined for at least the first half of the 2014 season after being placed on injured reserve as the team's designated to return player.
The Chicago Bears have declared wide receiver Marquess Wilson as the team's designated to return player on injured reserve.
Michael Sam is scheduled to meet with the Dallas Cowboys Wednesday with the expectation of joining the team's practice squad, multiple media outlets have reported.
The Kansas City Chiefs placed linebacker Joe Mays on injured reserve with a designation to return on Tuesday.
The Lions placed rookie linebacker Kyle Van Noy on short-term injured reserve Tuesday and signed veteran Darryl Tapp.
Longtime offensive guard Brian Waters has decided to retire from the NFL after 13 seasons.
The Houston Texans have signed All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt to a six-year contract extension that will reportedly make him the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL.