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The latest news from the NFL off-season on Colin Kaepernick's continued national anthem protest being joined by Eric Reid and Jeremy Lane.

September 02, 2016

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The NFL preseason came to a conclusion Thursday night with 15 games, and now teams are focused on cutting their rosters down to 53 players ahead of Saturday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. The regular season kicks off Thursday, when the Denver Broncos host the Carolina Panthers in a Super Bowl rematch.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid joined teammate Colin Kaepernick's protest by kneeling during the national anthem, reports Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com.

• Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane also sat during the national anthem before his team's game against the Oakland Raiders, reports ESPN's Sheil Kapadia.

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• Los Angeles Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said No. 1 pick Jared Goff will go into the season as the No. 3 quarterback on the depth chart, reports Rich Hammond of the Los Angeles Daily News.

• Dallas Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones said the team is still looking at all options for adding a backup quarterback behind Dak Prescott in the wake of Tony Romo's injury, reports Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News.

• New York Jets quarterback Bryce Petty suffered a shoulder injury in the Jets' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, reports ESPN's Rich Cimini. He will have an MRI on Friday to determine the extent of the injury.

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• Center Max Unger signed a three-year, $21 million extension with the New Orleans Saints, reports Herbie Teope of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

• Washington Redskins guard Kory Lichtensteiger has taken a paycut from $3.5 million to $2.25 million this season, reports ESPN's Field Yates. Lichtensteiger can make up the difference in incentives.

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