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Lions | George Johnson financials

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:48:48 -0700

Updating a previous item, Detroit Lions DE George Johnson gets $730,000 with no guaranteed money as part of his one-year contract. His cap number is $570,000 thanks to the minimum-salary benefit.

Lions | Visited by Kyle Van Noy

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:46:28 -0700

The Detroit Lions hosted former Brigham Young LB Kyle Van Noy on a pre-draft visit Thursday, April 24.

Chiefs | Justin Jackson pays visit

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:38:11 -0700

Wake Forest LB Justin Jackson paid a visit to the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday, April 24.

Jets | Working out three Clemson players

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:34:32 -0700

The New York Jets had representatives at Clemson on Thursday, April 24, to work out QB Tajh Boyd, RB Roderick McDowell, and LB Quandon Christian.

NFL | Two Mississippi State players work out

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:30:07 -0700

Mississippi State QB Tyler Russell and S Nickoe Whitley worked out for scouts of the Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs.

Packers | Matt Flynn financials

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:16:25 -0700

Updating previous items, Green Bay Packers QB Matt Flynn signed a contract with a base value of about $968,000. That includes a $730,000 base salary, a $75,000 signing bonus, a $25,000 workout bonus, and up to about $138,000 in per-game active roster bonuses. Flynn can also earn another $100,000 via incentives.

Buccaneers | Not picking up Adrian Clayborn option

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:14:17 -0700

Updating a previous item, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not picking up the fifth-year option on DE Adrian Clayborn.

Lions | Unsure if Chris Houston can bounce back

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:37:27 -0700

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said he is not sure if CB Chris Houston will be able to bounce back from his subpar 2013 season when he was bothered by a toe injury. "We'll see. He's a young man and typically they heal pretty quickly, unlike old guys like me. But we anticipate that he'll come along, but we'll have to just wait and see," Caldwell said.

Titans | Will work out Zach Mettenberger

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:12:16 -0700

The Tennessee Titans are scheduled to conduct a private workout with Louisiana State QB Zach Mettenberger Monday, April 28.

Bengals | Ty Zimmerman visits

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:21:56 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals met with Kansas State S Ty Zimmerman Thursday, April 24.

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NFL | Telvin Smith meets with several times

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:15:57 -0700

Florida State LB Telvin Smith met with the Denver Broncos, Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles this offseason. Smith also worked out for the Carolina Panthers, New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Falcons | Yawin Smallwood worked out

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:13:11 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons conducted a private workout with Connecticut LB Yawin Smallwood.

Buccaneers | Martavis Bryant worked out

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:12:44 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers recently met with Clemson WR Martavis Bryant and also worked him out.

Redskins | May have moved on from Reed Doughty

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:03:36 -0700

The Washington Redskins do not appear to have much interest in re-signing free-agent SS Reed Doughty at this time.

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin expects offense to be fine

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:52:44 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin said he expects the offense to be fine even though they lost Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson this offseason. "[Head coach Chip Kelly] said it himself: The offense is not built around one guy," Maclin said. "We have multiple guys that go out there and make plays."

Bears | Marquess Wilson top candidate for No. 3 WR job

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:42:28 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Marquess Wilson is considered the leading candidate for the No. 3 wide receiver job this upcoming season.

Giants | Justin Pugh puts on some weight

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:42:09 -0700

New York Giants OT Justin Pugh said he added around 10 pounds of muscle this offseason and weighs around 315 pounds at this point.

NFL | Executive high on Aaron Donald

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:14:28 -0700

An AFC executive believes Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald is the best defensive linemen available in the draft in the past 10 years. The executive believes Donald is comparable to former Minnesota Vikings DT John Randle.

Dolphins | Have not picked up Mike Pouncey's option

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:12:23 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have not picked up the fifth-year option in C Mike Pouncey's contract at this point. The team will have until May 3 to decide if they will exercise the option or let Pouncey enter the final year of his contract.

Dolphins | No decision on punishment for Mike Pouncey

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:06:35 -0700

An NFL spokesperson said the league has not decided if Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey will be punished for his involvement in the team's bullying scandal. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Pouncey will undergo a mental health evaluation before he is cleared to play.

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