ATLANTA (AP) — Falcons linebacker Deion Jones came off the physically unable to perform list on Wednesday and was finally back at practice.
Now he must carve out a role for himself on defense.
ATLANTA FALCONS (7-10)
New faces: QB Marcus Mariota, WR Drake London, CB Casey Hayward, WR Bryan Edwards, RB Damien Williams, OLB Lorenzo Carter, LB Rashaan Evans, OG Elijah Wilkinson, P Bradley Pinion, OL Germain Ifedi, QB Desmond Ridder, RB Tyler Allgeier.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones, whose status for the opening of training camp had been uncertain following offseason shoulder surgery, was placed on the physically unable to perform list Thursday.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The budget-conscious Atlanta Falcons signed former first-round picks Rashaan Evans and offensive lineman Germain Ifedi to one-year contracts on Wednesday.
Evans bolsters the Falcons at linebacker after spending the past four seasons with the Tennessee Titans.
TENNESSEE TITANS (12-6)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: ILB Jayon Brown, TE Anthony Firkser, ILB Rashaan Evans, K Randy Bullock, RB D'Onta Foreman, RB Dontrell Hilliard, WR Marcus Johnson, LB Nick Dzubnar, S Mattias Farley, TE MyCole Pruitt, WR Cameron Batson, CB Buster Skrine, OLB Ola Adeniyi, S Dane Cruikshank, CB Greg Mabin, LB B.J.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have scratched linebacker Rashaan Evans for their AFC divisional game after he started 11 of 12 games this season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It took the Tennessee Titans a month to find themselves. This version looks pretty comfortable atop the AFC South.
After two turnover-filled debacles and a bye week, the Titans ended up on the other side of a turnover-fest and got back in the win column Sunday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans claimed inside linebacker Zach Cunningham off waivers from the Houston Texans on Thursday, a move they hope will bolster their injury-riddled group.
Cunningham, 27, was released by the Texans (2-10) on Wednesday after being late to and missing meetings this season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have added rookie linebacker Monty Rice to an injured reserve list now at 18 with the team at its bye.
The Titans put Rice on injured reserve Tuesday and released wide receiver Austin Mack from the practice squad.
MINNESOTA AT SAN FRANCISCO
Vikings: CB Camryn Bynum (ankle); G Wyatt Davis; QB Kellen Mond; WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette; CB Harrison Hand; LB Chazz Surratt.
49ers: RB JaMycal Hasty (ankle); DT Maurice Hurst (calf); OL Colton McKivitz; DE Jordan Willis.
DALLAS AT KANSAS CITY
Cowboys: LT Tyron Smith; CB Kelvin Joseph; CB Nahshon Wrigh; SS Israel Mukuamu; WR Simi Fehoko; QB Will Grier.
Chiefs: RT Lucas Niang; DT Khalen Saunders; CB Deandre Baker; RB Derrick Gore; QB Shane Buechele.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Linebacker Bud Dupree is among seven Titans ruled out for Sunday's game with the Houston Texans.
Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel said Friday that right guard Nate Davis (concussion), linebacker David Long (hamstring), running back Jeremy McNichols, linebacker Rashaan Evans (ankle), cornerback Greg Mabin (ankle) and tight end Geoff Swaim (concussion) also will be held out against the Texans (1-8).
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans will be without starting linebacker David Long Jr. on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
The Titans declared Long out Friday after the linebacker missed practice all week with an injured hamstring.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Linebacker Von Miller will not make his debut for the Los Angeles Rams against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday night.
Miller is inactive with an injured ankle, the Rams announced 90 minutes before kickoff in the meeting of conference leaders at SoFi Stadium.
TUSCALOOSA — Rashaan Evans’ sole focus is the NFL Combine.
The Alabama linebacker was one of two late scratches from the Senior Bowl’s South Roster this week, joining cornerback Anthony Averett, but Evans reiterated he is fully healthy after a season that began with a gruesome groin injury.