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Buccaneers | Tim Wright may see time at wide receiver

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:28:37 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Timothy Wright said he may see time at wide receiver this year in some formations. Wright last played wide receiver in college.

Buccaneers | Carl Nicks will be ready for training camp

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:13:46 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (foot) said he is not ready to practice right now but is comfortable in saying he will be ready for training camp.

Falcons | Julio Jones to be limited

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:02:47 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) will be limited during the team's offseason workouts while he recovers from offseason foot surgery. "Julio is participating with our athletic performance department," head coach Mike Smith said. "He will be able to get out on the field and do some walk-through stuff with us when we start going. Our focus on Julio is one thing, and that's having him prepared for our opener. ... He's progressing well. We're not going to do anything to hinder his timeframe in terms of getting back to work with us."

FANTASY TIP: The team previously said Jones was ahead of schedule in his rehab. This is probably just a case of the Falcons being ultra-cautious with their top offensive weapon. Assming Jones is fully healthy this year and his foot doesn't slow him down, he should return to being a WR1 for fantasy players.

Vikings | No workout for Blake Bortles

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:59:39 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings are not scheduled to work out Central Florida QB Blake Bortles. The team has seen enough of Bortles when they attended his pro day. The team also met privately with Bortles during that trip.

Giants | No timetable for Eli Manning

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:57:48 -0700

New York Giants QB Eli Manning (ankle) said his ankle is progressing but he does not have a timetable for his return to the field. Manning is currently in a walking boot.

FANTASY TIP: It is still expected that Manning will be ready for training camp, but this is still one to watch as the summer progresses. Check back for further updates as the offseason program continues.

Jets | Justin Gilbert visits

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:49:10 -0700

The New York Jets hosted Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert for a visit Tuesday, April 22.

Seahawks | Talking extension with Richard Sherman

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:39:40 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks have begun contract extension talks with CB Richard Sherman. The talks are going well.

Giants | Chris Snee fully healthy

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:33:43 -0700

New York Giants OG Chris Snee (hip, elbow) said he is fully healthy and will do everything in the team's offseason program.

Giants | Stevie Brown ready to go

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:29:11 -0700

New York Giants FS Stevie Brown (knee) said he feels like he is ready to go when the Giants hit the field after recovering from a serious knee injury. Brown said he will likely have to watch his knee a bit at first.

Panthers | Cam Newton working on mental aspects of game

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:22:10 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) said he is using this time while he rehabs from ankle surgery to focus on the mental aspects of the game. Newton is watching more film and asking more questions about the offense. "The bonding starts now," Newton said. "These days are very important, especially with my limitations as far as trying to graduate school and trying to make the most of my situation. The team is doing great. The turnout has been good. We hope to see 100 percent turnout by the end of OTAs."

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NFL | Russell Allen suffered stroke

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:13:29 -0700

Free-agnet LB Russell Allen (concussion) suffered a stroke in the Jacksonville Jaguars Week 15 game. Allen had double vision during that game. Allen has a "dead spot" on the back of his cerebellum. As a result of the injury, Allen will not be able to play football again.

Bengals | Talking extension with LB Vontaze Burfict

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:48:07 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals are talking with LB Vontaze Burfict about a contract extension. He's set to make $570,000 in 2014.

Ravens | A.J. McCarron to visit

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:46:07 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens will visit with Alabama QB A.J. McCarron Wednesday, April 23.

Panthers | Cam Newton won't change style

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:39:07 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) said he won't change his approach to the game after his ankle surgery. He added that he doesn't recall when he injured it, but it wasn't 100 percent for a long time. He also said he consulted former RB Bo Jackson about dealing with injuries and rehab.

Giants | Will Hill likely to be cut

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:29:34 -0700

The New York Giants are likely to cut FS Will Hill after his third potential drug suspension.

Lions | George Johnson signs

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:18:45 -0700

The Detroit Lions signed free-agent DE George Johnson (Vikings) to an undisclosed deal.

Rams | A.J. McCarron to work out

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:48:30 -0700

The St. Louis Rams will have a private workout with Alabama QB A.J. McCarron May 1.

Steelers | Cam Heyward's option picked up

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:39:03 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers exercised DE Cam Heyward's fifth-year team option.

Giants | Will Hill facing another suspension

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:31:18 -0700

New York Giants FS Will Hill is facing a year-long suspension after reportedly failing another drug test. He will appeal what would be his third drug-related suspension.

Cowboys | Kyle Orton not at minicamp Monday

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:24:26 -0700

Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton did not show up for the first day of the team's offseason program Monday, April 21.

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