The Baltimore Ravens bolstered their receiving corps, agreeing in principle to a contract with tight end Dallas Clark,/b> and signing wideout Brandon Stokley to a one-year contract.
The team announced the deals Sunday.
The Ravens lost top tight end Dennis Pitta to a season-ending hip injury early in training camp, and Ed Dickson, the player being counted on to replace him, is sidelined by a partially torn hamstring.
The 34-year old Clark has been one of the more productive tight ends in the NFL during the last decade. He played last season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after nine seasons with the Indianapolis Colts.
The 37-year old Stokley, who was drafted by the Ravens in 1999, has also played for the Colts, Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks and New York Giants.
Browns Chief Executive Joe Banner called former Cleveland quarterback Bernie Kosar's on-air criticism of the
During the TV broadcast of Thursday night's exhibition opener, Kosar, working as an analyst, made brutal comments about Rams third-string quarterback
Banner said the Browns "don't condone the personal and unprofessional approach that Bernie took with some of his comments during the broadcast." Banner said Kosar has been spoken to and "we would expect the situation is resolved moving forward."
The Browns said Kosar called Rams Coach
Manuel is solid for
Manuel was solid, not spectacular in his preseason debut. He completed 16 of 21 passes with a quarterback rating of 102.6 and wasn't sacked though he was credited with a fumble after botching a handoff to
Manuel played his best on the final drive of the first half when he was nine for 10 for 68 yards as most of the Bills' starters continued to play against a Colts defense full of backups. The scoring pass to
Fisher hurts shoulder
Fisher also hurt his left thumb Friday night in New Orleans, briefly leaving the sideline to get it taped up. But Coach
Fisher started at right tackle against the
While it's clear that Fisher has uncanny athleticism for a man his size, the 6-foot-7, 306-pound rookie has struggled to get acclimated to life in the NFL. He's been beaten often by pass rushers
Reid has acknowledged that Fisher is going through some growing pains, just like any first-year player, and that his progress in the preseason will be crucial to the offense's success.