Dallas Cowboys trade for Green Bay Packers LB Jayrone Elliott, cut Cedric Thornton

FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys were busy Sunday trying to improve their defense. The team acquired outside linebacker Jayrone Elliott in a trade with the Green Bay Packers for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2018 and were awarded defensive tackle Brian Price off waivers from the Packers. And, perhaps …

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Packers place Don Barclay on IR to make room for Ahmad Brooks – ProFootballTalk

Getty Images The Packers placed backup interior offensive lineman Don Barclay on injured reserve. He injured his ankle in the Aug. 10 preseason game against the Eagles and hasn’t returned. Green Bay’s decision not to place rookie Montravius Adams on injured reserve could mean the third-round pick might return sooner …

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Free agent cornerback Sam Shields suspended for first two games of season – ProFootballTalk

Getty Images Cornerback Sam Shields has remained a free agent since being released by the Green Bay Packers in February. The former Pro Bowl defensive back appeared in just one game for Green Bay last season as lingering symptoms from concussions made him unable to play. While Shields continues to …

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