Houston Texans general manager Brian Gaine said he is optimistic about the team's chances of signing DE Jadeveon Clowney to a long-term contract extension.
Arizona Cardinals LB Deone Bucannon is lining up as the team's weakside linebacker during offseason workouts, while LB Josh Bynes is lining up at middle linebacker, according to head coach Steve Wilks.
Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free-agent LB Anthony Chickillo signed his original-round tender Friday, April 20.
Free-agent RB Tyler Gaffney (Jaguars) has decided to end his NFL career after joining the Pittsburgh Pirates Class A affiliate last month.
Carolina Panthers TE Kent Taylor was suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2018 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances on Friday, April 20.
Minnesota Vikings LB Kentrell Brothers was suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2018 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances on Friday, April 20.
Boise State LB Leighton Vander Esch (neck) is reportedly being flagged as a medical risk on some teams' draft boards due to a neck injury, according to NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock.
Denver Broncos restricted free-agent C Matt Paradis signed his second-round tender Friday, April 20.
The Dallas Cowboys do not believe Southern Methodist University WR Courtland Sutton is a first-round talent, according to DraftAnalyst's Tony Pauline, who reports they may consider him if he is available in the second round of next week's NFL Draft.
University of Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield to the New York Jets with the No. 3 pick in next week's NFL Draft is a 'done deal,' per DraftAnalyst's Tony Pauline via 'a source who has dealt with quarterbacks at the top of the draft the past five years.'
University of Georgia LB Roquan Smith is reportedly the player the Miami Dolphins 'really want' with the No. 11 pick in next week's NFL Draft - assuming they don't trade up for a quarterback - according to DraftAnalyst's Tony Pauline. If Smith is gone and the Dolphins pass on a quarterback, Boise State LB Leighton Vander Esch and Virginia Tech LB Tremaine Edmunds will be on their radar, per Pauline.
University of Georgia RB Sony Michel is a first-round talent in the opinion of NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock, but Mayock told reporters at his annual press conference Friday, April 20, that concerns about his knee may push Michel into the second round of the NFL Draft next week.