Bradie Ewing

Minor Moves: Saturday

We’ll keep track of today’s minor moves right here, with the most recent transactions added to the top of the list…

  • Fullback Bradie Ewing announced his retirement via Twitter after three seasons. The 25-year-old Ewing played for the Falcons in 2012 and 2013 after arriving in Atlanta as a fifth-round pick. The Wisconsin product sustained a season-ending wrist injury as a member of the Jaguars last season, and the Jags waived him earlier this week.
  • Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake signed his one-year, $1.54MM tender on Friday, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The 24-year-old finished last season with career-highs in tackles (42), forced fumbles (one) and interceptions (one). The Steelers still have two unsigned restricted free agents, fullback Will Johnson and safety Robert Golden.

Minor Moves: Tuesday

Here are Tuesday’s minor transactions from around the NFL:

  • The Cardinals have signed quarterback Chandler Harnish, the team announced today, per Darren Urban of Harnish, who was cut by the Colts prior to the 2014 regular season, spent some time with the Vikings throughout the year. He figures to help shoulder the load during Arizona’s offseason workouts with Carson Palmer still on the mend.
  • The Jaguars have waived fullback Bradie Ewing, leaving the team without a fullback on its roster, tweets Michael DiRocco of Jacksonville’s primary fullback in 2014, Will Ta’ufo’ou, didn’t receive a contract tender from the team earlier in the month, making him an unrestricted free agent. According to Ian Rapoport of (via Twitter), Toby Gerhart could see some time at the position in 2015.
  • Former Arena League guard Michael Huey has signed with the Chargers, per Field Yates and Eric Williams of (via Twitter). San Diego also removed a pair of players from its roster, cutting center Jeff Baca and defensive lineman Chas Alecxih.

Jaguars Sign Two, Waive Two

We’ll round up today’s minor transactions here, with the latest news appearing at the top, starting with the Jaguars’ latest transaction:

Jaguars Claim Bradie Ewing Off Waivers

The Jaguars have been awarded fullback Bradie Ewing off waivers, according to Brian McIntyre (Twitter link). Ewing had been cut by the Falcons.

A fifth-round pick in 2012 out of Wisconsin, Ewing has been limited by injuries in his two NFL seasons, most recently suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in September 2013. The 24-year-old appeared in just 14 offensive snaps for the Falcons last season before the injury, though he made the most of his limited action, catching a couple passes for 29 yards.