Originally Posted by Blackland
It frees up a slot for them to add another player as a reserve. If they need a 3d QB they can elevate Shaw and cut that reserve player. Saves a lot of money...
Yep. They claimed 4 off waivers, and I guess they needed the space. They left PS slots open a long time, and I'm guessing they are still juggling and negotiating. I'm not sure if the unactivated "emergency" QB can be from the practice squad, but I wouldn't be surprised to see Shaw on the 53 man roster part of the year. Hard to sign an outside free agent to QB in the middle of the season to fill for injury.