The fifth roster update for Madden 09 is being prepared and targeted to release on Saturday morning. While this update doesn’t have anything huge it does include the very recent signing of Cedric Benson to the Bengals as well as Rashard Mendenhall’s season ending injury.
Continue on to view all the transactions, ratings changes, and IR placements.

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Transactions
QB Caleb Hanie – Added to Bears
HB DeDe Dorsey – Released to Free Agents
HB Cedric Benson – Signs with Bengals
FB Darian Barnes – Released by Bills
FB Corey McIntyre – Signs with Bills
WR Cliff Russell – Released to Free Agents/Removed
WR Glenn Martinez – Signs with Broncos
CB B.J. Sams – Released by Chiefs
WR Mark Bradley – Signs with Chiefs
WR Marques Hagans – Released by Chiefs
WR Kevin Robinson – Released by Chiefs
LB Weston Dacus – Signs with Chiefs
P Ben Graham – Released by Jets
CB Hank Poteat – Signs with Jets
CB Aaron Glenn – Added to Saints
QB Joey Harrington – Signs with Saints
HB Gary Russell – Signs with Steelers
LB Colin Allred – Added to Titans
T Richard Collier – Retires
HB Danny Ware – Added to FA
CB Geoff Pope – Added to FA
SS Antwain Spann – Added to FA
WR Brandon Rideau – Added to FA
WR Maurice Price – Added to FA

Ratings Up

LB Paul Posluszny – Bills – 82 to 84
WR Steve Breaston – Cardinals – 74 to 75
K Nick Folk – Cowboys – 89 to 91
DT Kris Jenkins – Jets – 92 to 93
T Gosder Cherilus – Lions – 74 to 77
FS Nick Collins – Packers – 86 to 87
WR Muhsin Muhammad – Panthers – 85 to 87
DT Justin Bannan – Ravens – 81 to 83
S Jim Leonhard – Ravens – 79 to 80
WR Derrick Mason – Ravens – 89 to 91
WR Ashley Lelie – Raiders – 73 to 75
CB Chris Johnson – Raiders – 66 to 70
DE Kalimba Edwards – Raiders – 79 to 82
WR Johnnie Lee Higgins – Raiders – 72 to 74
HB Michael Bush – Raiders – 80 to 81
QB Jason Campbell – Redskins – 86 to 87
S Chris Horton – Redskins – 70 to 74
HB Deuce McAllister – Saints – 83 to 85
QB Drew Brees – Saints – 94 to 95
TE John Carlson – Seahawks – 76 to 77
LB LaMarr Woodley – Steelers – 82 to 83
HB Steve Slaton – Texans – 79 to 80
LB Zac Diles – Texans – 74 to 76

Ratings Down

LT Jason Peters – Bills – 97 to 96
QB JP Losman – Bills – 79 to 77
DE Corey Williams – Browns – 90 to 89
CB Eric Green – Cardinals – 83 to 81
QB Matt Leinart – Cardinals – 85 to 82
G Kris Dielman – Chargers – 94 to 92
LB Zach Thomas – Cowboys – 94 to 93
CB Terence Newman – Cowboys - 95 to 94
HB Ryan Grant – Packers – 87 to 86
DT Tommy Kelly – Raiders – 91 to 87
WR Javon Walker – Raiders – 87 to 83
WR Ronald Curry – Raiders – 81 to 76
C Brett Romberg – Rams – 79 to 74
TE Jeremy Shockey – Saints – 95 to 94
CB Kelly Jennings – Seahawks – 88 to 87
DE Darryl Tapp – Seahawks – 83 to 78
C Justin Hartwig – Steelers – 85 to 82
LT Marvel Smith – Steelers – 87 to 84
RT Willie Colon – Steelers – 83 to 80
QB Vince Young – Titans – 88 to 83
CB Cedric Griffin – Vikings – 83 to 82
FB Thomas Tapeh – Vikings – 84 to 82
Injuries
DE Cullen Jenkins – Packers – IR
HB Rashard Mendenhall – Steelers – IR
RG Kendall Simmons – Steelers – IR
SS C.C. Brown – Texans - IR