The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians watches his team during NFL football training camp, Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) 21 Comments Share GLENDALE, Ariz. — While several storylines will emerge from Arizona Cardinals training camp, the one everyone will be watching is the battle for spots on the 53-man roster.Key dates to watch are Sept. 2, when clubs must reduce rosters to a maximum of 53 players on the active/inactive list prior to 1 p.m. There’s also the day after on Sept. 3, when the claiming period for players placed on waivers at the final roster reduction expires at 9 a.m. and one hour later, teams may form their practice squad of ten players. WR Krishawn HoganWR Carlton AgudosiRB Elijhaa PennyCB Sojourn SheltonCB Gump HayesOT Ulrick JohnOT Givens PriceFollow Mike Jurecki on Twitter Here’s the second version of my 53-man roster projection. I’ll update the roster as moves are made throughout camp, including after every preseason game.OFFENSE (24)QUARTERBACKS (3): Carson Palmer, Drew Stanton, Blaine GabbertRUNNING BACKS (4): David Johnson, Chris Johnson, Kerwynn Williams, T.J. LoganRECEIVERS (6): Larry Fitzgerald, John Brown, Jaron Brown, J.J. Nelson, Chad Williams, Brittan GoldenTIGHT ENDS (2): Jermaine Gresham, Troy NiklasOFFENSIVE LINEMEN (9): D.J. Humphries, Mike Iupati, A.Q. Shipley, Evan Boehm, Jared Veldheer, Cole Toner, Dorian Johnson, Will Holden, John WetzelDEFENSE (26) DEFENSIVE LINEMEN (7): Frostee Rucker, Corey Peters, Josh Mauro, Rodney Gunter, Robert Nkemdiche, Olsen Pierre, Xavier WilliamsOUTSIDE LINEBACKERS (4): Chandler Jones, Markus Golden, Kareem Martin, Jarvis JonesINSIDE LINEBACKERS (5): Karlos Dansby, Deone Bucannon, Haason Reddick, Gabe Martin, Scooby WrightCORNERBACKS (5): Patrick Peterson, Justin Bethel, Brandon Williams, Tramon Williams, Harlan MillerSAFETIES (5): Tyrann Mathieu, Antoine Bethea, Budda Baker, Rudy Ford, Tyvon BranchSPECIALISTS (3): LS Aaron Brewer, P Richie Leone, K Phil DawsonPlayers eligible for the practice squad (7) teams are allowed to up to 10. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact
This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription. Battle Brewing Over New Regulations For Compounding Pharmacies In addition, a bill that would require professional drivers to be tested for sleep apnea flies through the House.Politico: Lobbyists Roll Up Sleeves For Compounding BattleIf you want to know how nervous the pharmaceutical industry is about the prospect of new federal regulation of compounding pharmacies — like the one involved in last year’s lethal fungal meningitis outbreak — look to K Street. As lawmakers have introduced bills in the House and Senate to regulate these drug-making practices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and trade groups are ramping up their lobbying support for the battle to come (Drusch, 9/24).Politico: Sleep Apnea Bill Crosses The AisleThe tale of a sleep apnea bill shows what just might be the most efficient Congress has been in years. In a few short weeks, two House members went from writing a simple two-page bill to seeing the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committing to a formal rule making on sleep apnea testing and treatment for truckers and other professional drivers (Snider, 9/24).