The Miami Herald's Armando Salguero suspects the Dolphins have talked up Daniel Thomas as a serious competitor for the starting tailback job in an effort to "motivate" Lamar Miller and "keep him from feeling comfortable."
The Houston Chronicle's John McClain reports the Texans have given Andre Johnson permission to seek a trade, and if one can't be found, he'll be released.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport mentions the Cardinals, Colts, and Jaguars as "potential suitors" for free agent DeMarco Murray.
"Sources with the organization" tell NBC Washington that the Redskins are interested in free agent Ndamukong Suh.
Dolphins assigned the transition tag to TE Charles Clay.
Patriots assigned the franchise tag to K Stephen Gostkowski.
Giants assigned the franchise tag to RE Jason Pierre-Paul.
Cowboys assigned the franchise tag to WR Dez Bryant.
The 2015 salary cap has been set at $143.28 million.
Chiefs placed the franchise tag on OLB Justin Houston.
Le'Veon Bell faces a maximum suspension of four games.
The Denver Post reports the Broncos will apply the franchise tag to free agent Demaryius Thomas on Monday.