The Seahawks aren’t expected to re-sign free agent Tarvaris Jackson.
Seattle is moving on after Jackson’s recent legal troubles. Jackson is doubtful to sign anywhere until his off-field issues are resolved.
ESPN Dallas reports Darren McFadden (elbow) is questionable for Week 1.
Dallas gave McFadden a two month timetable following his mid-June surgery. He’s still in a brace, and is going to miss the majority of training camp. McFadden’s injury could allow Alfred Morris to open the year as the No. 2 back.
Third-round TE Austin Hooper has impressed OC Kyle Shanahan with his route running.
"He really comes off the ball hard," Shanahan said. "He's not the fastest guy, but he's fast enough. He’s got good cutting, so he can break off at the top." Atlanta expects Hooper to improve their red-zone offense after their 2015 struggles there. Hooper only has to beat out Jacob Tamme and Levine Toilolo for regular snaps.
Orleans Darkwa missed OTAs with a leg injury.
The injury won't keep him out of training camp, but is a setback to his roster chances. Darkwa and Andre Williams are competing for one spot.
Browns signed thrid-round DL Carl Nassib to a four-year contract.
Nassib is projected for rotational snaps to open the season. The Browns want him to add weight to play the interior in sub packages. With Nassib locked up, Cleveland has signed all 14 of its draft picks.
Updating a previous item, Andrew Luck's new six-year, $140 million contract makes him the highest-paid player in NFL history.
Prior to Luck signing, Joe Flacco paced the market at $22.1 million per year. Luck blows that out of the water. With the salary cap rising each of the past couple years and continuing to swell, it made it easy for the Colts to get this done. T.Y. Hilton is also under contract for the next five years through 2020.
Colts signed QB Andrew Luck to a new six-year, $140 million contract through 2021.
This deal resets the top of the quarterback market and contains a record-setting $87 million guaranteed. Luck was entering the final year of his rookie contract. Despite missing half of last season and struggling for large chunks of the eight games he was in there, Luck deserves every penny. GM Ryan Grigson hasn't done anything to protect Luck during his now-four-year career, failing to get him any offensive linemen and subjecting "the franchise" to unnecessary hits. Now back to full health, Luck should be in for a big bounce-back year as a top-flight QB1. He's now signed through his age-32 season.
Roy Cummings of Today's Pigskin believes Austin Seferian-Jenkins' attitude "has the potential to cost him his job."
"Seferian-Jenkins is a $10 million talent with a ten-cent head," Cummings wrote. "In just two seasons with the Buccaneers, he’s proved he has the uncanny ability to turn a molehill of a mistake into a mushroom cloud of trouble." The third-year tight end was kicked out of spring practice three weeks ago, and it wasn't the first time he's butted heads with his coaches. ASJ probably isn't in danger of being cut, but the Bucs would probably entertain trade offers for him. Coach Dirk Koetter has said Cameron Brate is in the mix to start ahead of Seferian-Jenkins.