Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski has offered a $5,000 reward for the return of a his sister-in-law’s three-legged dog. (If we didn’t know the player and had to guess and had only one guess, it would have been Gronk.)
Jets TE Jace Amaro estimates that he lined up tight to the tackle only 15 percent of the time at Texas Tech.
The Dolphins have six former Georgia players on the roster.
800 acres in Wheatfield could possibly be the site of the Bills new stadium.
Ravens third-round TE Crockett Gilmore is still learning the position.
The Browns’ decision to cut WR Greg Little could be the clearest sign yet that the team plans to make major changes moving forward.
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger threw some passes on Tuesday to the team’s incoming class of rookie pass-catchers.
Bengals CB Adam Jones will speak at a free event in Middletown, Ohio aimed at giving advice to student and parents.
Texans coach Bill O’Brien says that his communications with WR Andre Johnson have been “positive.” (Yes, because Johnson seems to be positive that he wants out of Houston.)
The Colts will once again visit Louisville for their annual fan fest; it’s their only stop beyond the borders of Indiana. (Do they make the trip in a Mayflower van?)
More than 2,000 fans showed up for the Jaguars’ rookie minicamp practice on Friday.
On his first snap of an NFL practice, Titans QB Zach Mettenberger threw the ball deep, and the pass was completed.
On his first snap of an NFL practice, Raiders QB Derek Carr fumbled.
Broncos coach John Fox says that the focal point of rookie minicamp is teaching the players a new language. (How do you say “Omaha” in pig Latin?)
The Chiefs already have signed all but two of their draft picks.
New Chargers LB Cordarro Law is happy to get out of the CFL; “It got snowy. The ground got icy. I fell down like three or four times. That’s when it got to the point, ‘I’ve got to get out of here.’ That was my breaking point. I was falling on my driveway. I was falling on my sidewalk, the stadium — everywhere.”
After starting 52 games for Notre Dame at tackle, Cowboys first-rounder Zack Martin took snaps on Friday at his new position of guard.
A horse named after Giants WR Victor Cruz will try to overcome 20-1 odds at the Preakness Stakes on Saturday; Cruz has overcome slightly longer odds on his NFL journey.
Eagles first-round LB Marcus Smith is using criticism of the decision to pick him that high as motivation. (It would have been so much better if he’d simply said, “Why the hell did they draft me in round one?”)
Six of the eight players drafted by the Redskins already have signed.
Lions TE Eric Ebron got an unexpected chance to take a rep with the first-team offense this week; “When you’re lining up beside Calvin Johnson and he asks you, he be like, ‘Are you good?’ And I’m like, ‘Yeah, I’m good,’ but you’re still shaking because you’re lining up beside Calvin Johnson.”
Packers first-round S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix was “shocked” to get Charles Woodson’s No. 21. (Woodson may have had a different reaction.)
One of the first passes thrown by Vikings first-round QB Teddy Bridgewater was a 50-yard completion to WR Adam Thielen.
Bears DL Israel Idonije has created a comic book.
Falcons first-round OT Jake Matthews reportedly won two “battles” with second-round DL Ra’Shede Hageman on Friday in one-on-one pass blocking drills. (Why does anyone even bother to call offseason workouts “non-contact”?)
Panthers LB Luke Kuechley will drive the pace car on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The Saints are the favorites to host Super Bowl LII.
Buccaneers undrafted LB Nick Askew switched to defense last year after previously playing receiver.
Cardinals assistant coach Freddie Kitchens on six-foot, six-inch rookie QB Logan Thomas: “I know this beyond a shadow of a doubt: You can’t teach arm strength. You can’t teach speed. You can’t teach size.” (Jimmy Johnson would disagree.)
Receivers Brandon Lloyd, Jon Baldwin, and Kassim Osgood could have a hard time making the 53-man roster with the 49ers.
Rams undrafted LB Aaron Hill picked his hometown team over the Patriots, Steelers, and Jaguars.
Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is ’bout that ACTION!, boss.