Starting right guard Alex Boone ended his holdout and is expected to report to the 49ers on Monday after he received a reworked contract, according to an ESPN report.

In Eddie Lacy, the Packers' offense has found balance.

Former San Diego State quarterback Ryan Lindley is one of nine players signed to the San Diego Chargers' practice squad.

The Carolina Panthers signed 10 players to their practice squad — all of whom were cut by the team on Saturday.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been awarded offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey off waivers from the Cleveland Browns and re-signed six players who were in training camp with them to the practice squad.

Holdout right guard Alex Boone has agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that replaces the two years remaining on his previous deal, a person with direct knowledge of the contract said Sunday.

The Kansas City Chiefs signed quarterback Alex Smith to a long-term contract on Sunday.

The Chicago Bears waived long snapper Brandon Hartson on Sunday.

More than ever, NFL owners are long on expectations and short on patience with new coaches.

The Dallas Cowboys will get to keep Ryan Williams on their practice squad after the fourth-year running back cleared waivers.

The Houston Texans made a flurry of moves Sunday, swapping out backup quarterbacks and welcoming back safety Danieal Manning.

When he was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs last offseason, quarterback Alex Smith professed his admiration for coach Andy Reid and his excitement at playing for the storied franchise.

The Chiefs have agreed to a new four-year contract extension with quarterback Alex Smith worth $17 million a season, a person with knowledge of the situation Sunday told The Star on Sunday.

The New York Giants have added running back Michael Cox and six other players to their practice squad.

Throughout the preseason, quarterback Russell Wilson and the starting offense of the Seattle Seahawks were never really stopped.

The New York Jets claimed cornerback Leon McFadden off waivers from the Cleveland Browns on Sunday and released cornerback LeQuan Lewis to make room on the 53-man roster.

The Arizona Cardinals have claimed outside linebacker Thomas Keiser off waivers from the San Diego Chargers.

Jimmy Garoppolo will be carrying a clipboard for Tom Brady on the New England Patriots' sideline this season.

The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers.

The Tennessee Titans have claimed wide receivers Kris Durham and T.J. Graham and cornerback Brandon Harris off waivers.

The Detroit Lions have signed 10 players to their practice squad Sunday, a day after they were cut when the team trimmed its roster to comply with the 53-man limit.

Released at the final cutdown Saturday, rookie defensive end Michael Sam failed in his quest to make the St. Louis Rams' 53-man roster.

The Buffalo Bills have added quarterback Jeff Tuel and six other players to their practice squad.

The Jacksonville Jaguars have been awarded second-year tight end Mickey Shuler off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons.

The Browns will roll with just two quarterbacks after all.

The Washington Redskins have claimed Super Bowl starting safety Duke Ihenacho off waivers from the Denver Broncos.

Veteran quarterback Rex Grossman was one of four players waived or released by the Cleveland Browns after the team made a series of roster moves on Sunday.

Michael Sam showed up for his face-to-face exit meeting with St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher, a few hours after clearing waivers.

SAN JOSE, Calif. - 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested for felony domestic abuse early Sunday morning in San Jose. Police arrived at McDonald's home at 2:48 a.m. where a party was being held in honor of McDonald's birthday. He turns 30 on Tuesday.

Rex Grossman lost his tutoring gig with the Browns.

The Oakland Raiders have claimed defensive end Benson Mayowa off waivers from the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.

The Kansas City Chiefs claimed defensive tackle Damion Square off waivers and released tight end Richard Gordon as they began final assembly of their roster for the season opener.

Going with undrafted players is clearly not too risky for the Miami Dolphins.

The Indianapolis Colts have claimed center A.Q. Shipley off waivers and started filling out their 10-man practice squad Sunday.

The Houston Texans acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots in exchange for a conditional 2016 seventh-round draft pick on Sunday, according to multiple media outlets.

The Atlanta Falcons have claimed linebacker Nate Stupar off waivers and released linebacker Tim Dobbins.

Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation.

John Elway's free agency bonanza included $109.5 million worth of contracts for a trio of defensive stars in Aqib Talib, T.J. Ward and DeMarcus Ware.

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald has been arrested early Sunday morning on felony charges of domestic violence.

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.

Troy Vincent pounds his fists on a conference room table and smiles.

How do you feel about "spoilers?"

Listening to Colin Kaepernick talk about his current group of wide receivers is a bit like sitting down with a kid as he shows off his favorite action figures.

Olympic sprinter Jeff Demps and veteran safety Major Wright are among the final cuts for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

To those activists fighting for Michael Sam to be treated like everyone else in the NFL, rest assured ... on this day, he was.

The Seattle Seahawks cut quarterback Terrelle Pryor before Saturday's NFL deadline to reduce rosters to 53 players.

The San Diego Chargers have cut 22 players to get down to the 53-man limit, including tight end Michael Flacco, a younger brother of Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco.

Veteran defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga was among 20 players cut on Saturday, as the Arizona Cardinals finalized their 53- man roster.

There were no big surprises among the 20 players cut by the Arizona Cardinals to reach the NFL's 53-man limit.

The Minnesota Vikings reached the NFL's 53-man roster limit on Saturday by releasing a host of players, including expected veteran defensive contributors Fred Evans, Chris Crocker and Kurt Coleman.

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