Here’s a look at how much the Dolphins will pay their rookies.
New Patriot Jonathan Fanene on the difference between the atmosphere in New England and his old team, Cincinnati: “I see guys focused more, and not just the workout, but in everything we do here. It’s more of a team effort. Guys welcome me inside the locker room. It’s just hard-working, do-the-job type of atmosphere.”
The Jets are pulling together for a fan who needs a bone marrow transplant.
Bengals QB Andy Dalton, like many rookies, says the speed of the game was the biggest adjustment he had to make from college to his rookie year in the NFL.
Here’s a look at the background of Browns second-round pick Mitchell Schwartz.
Says Steelers G.M. Kevin Colbert, “When you put a draft board together, you are just hoping and you know where you want to add some youth and competition. You let the board dictate when it’s going to be available, and sometimes it fits together.”
Said Colts QB Chandler Harnish of being Mr. Irrelevant, “It has been a little overwhelming. I’ve been getting a ton of phone calls, and I’ve done a ton of radio shows and interviews, but at the same time it’s a good problem to have. I’d rather be getting a lot of phone calls than none at all, because if I didn’t get any then I probably didn’t succeed in my goal of getting drafted.”
The Jaguars are giving K Long Ding a chance to become the first native of China to make it in the NFL.
A cricket club in India called the Chargers is on the list of the highest-paying sports teams in the world, but the San Diego Chargers are not.
For one draft prospect from Philadelphia, the disappointment of going undrafted was erased by signing with the Eagles.
For WR Lance Long, signing with the Lions is a dream come true.
Says new Packer Nick Perry, “I have the raw skills and the mind to do it. I think I have a lot to bring to the table. There’s a lot of potential that needs to be taken out of me. I’m going to Green Bay, to a great tradition that’s going to help me improve my game and become a better player for years to come.”
The Vikings wanted a shot at undrafted free agent OT Trevor Olson, but he picked the Buccaneers instead.
The Falcons have picked up another undrafted free agent in Cal WR Michael Calvin.
The Panthers believe first-round pick Luke Kuechly can play all three linebacker positions, which is helpful with question marks surrounding the health of Jon Beason (Achilles) and Thomas Davis (ACL).
The Rams are trying to keep their stadium negotiations a secret, and some folks in St. Louis say that’s the way it should be.
Last year the 49ers used an average of 1.8 wide receivers per play. This year they have more talent and depth at the position and are expected to use more multiple-receiver sets.