Originally Posted by The Pencil Neck
They can't put him on PUP now. They had to put him on PUP at the beginning of the preseason and then transition him from pre-season PUP to the regular season PUP.
Their only choices are IR or cutting him.
EDIT: OR leaving him on the team.
The delay may be from working out an injury settlement. They had an MRI done a couple of days ago and have been/are reviewing it, which sounds to me like they are trying to determine the extent of the problem.