The Charlotte Observer reports that the Panthers "will" draft Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon if he's available at the No. 9 pick.
Julius Thomas is expected to require surgery on his broken hand, and will be sidelined 4-5 weeks.
Montee Ball appears to be in danger of losing his roster spot in Denver.
The league has upheld Martavis Bryant's four-game suspension for violating the substance-abuse policy.
The Bills have confirmed Tyrod Taylor will be their starting quarterback.
Emmanuel Sanders (hamstring) has resumed practicing.
Lions activated RB Joique Bell (knee, Achilles') from the active/PUP list.
Robert Griffin III has been benched.
Colts coach Chuck Pagano said WR T.Y. Hilton is in the league's concussion protocol.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden named Kirk Cousins the team's starting quarterback.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport expects the Bills to cut a quarterback after naming Tyrod Taylor their starter.
The Dallas Morning News reports the Cowboys have no interest in free agent RB Fred Jackson "at this time."