NFL β altered the terms of suspensions for players involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty program. Cleveland LB Scott Fujita had his suspension reduced from three games to one; Free agent DE Antony Hargrove’s suspension was dropped from eight games to seven; New Orleans DE Will Smith‘s four-game suspension was not changed; New Orleans LB Jonathan Vilma continues to face a one-season suspension, but he will collect six weeks of pay for time he spends on the physically unable to perform list.
Arizona β signed CB Crezdon Butler.
Buffalo β signed G Reggie Wells; placed OL Colin Brown (hamstring) on the injured-reserve list.
Houston β placed LB Brian Cushing (knee) on the injured-reserve list.
Indianapolis β signed NT Antonio Dixon; promoted LB Jerry Brown and DE Clifton Geathers from the practice squad; released CB Justin King.
Chiefs β signed OL Bryan Mattison; released DB Neiko Thorpe.
Tampa Bay β placed CB Anthony Gaitor (hamstring) on the injured-reserve list with designation for return; promoted LB Jacob Cutrera from the practice squad.
Washington β signed K Kai Forbath; signed LB Mario Addison from the Washington practice squad; released K Billy Cundiff.