Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas is still receiving interest from the Dallas Cowboys, according to industry sources. Trade talks have centered around the Cowboys' second-round pick (No. 50 overall), but no deal will be done unless the Cowboys believe they can re-sign him.
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant has quietly remained in trade discussions over the last couple of months. However, most of the teams needing receivers are rivals to the team.
Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen will sign a two-year extension Thursday, April 26, worth $8.55 million per season with a maximum value of up to $10.05 million per year. He could become the highest-paid tight end in the league.
The Green Bay Packers will try to trade up in the first round of the NFL draft to take a defensive back, according to beat writer Rob Demovsky. Ohio State CB Denzel Ward, Alabama S Minkah Fitzpatrick and Florida State S Derwin James are on the Packers' radar.
Updating previous reports, New York Giants RB Paul Perkins (pectoral) had surgery on a torn pectoral muscle. The extent of his injury and timetable are unknown.
Free-agent RB Charles Sims (Buccaneers) agreed to a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, April 26. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield is the player head coaches and general managers around the league believe will be taken by the Cleveland Browns at No. 1 in the NFL draft.
Michigan DL Maurice Hurst is believed to be falling 'out of the first round due to medical concerns,' according to two separate sources, and could drop as far as the third round.
The San Francisco 49ers 'covet' Virginia Tech LB Tremaine Edmunds and will be targeting him with their first-round pick, No. 9 overall, at the NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, according to Tony Pauline of DraftAnalyst.com.
Ohio State CB Denzel Ward could be a target of the Cleveland Browns if the Browns were to trade down from their No. 4 overall pick.
Atlanta Falcons DE Vic Beasley's fifth-year option was officially picked up Wednesdays, April 25.
Ohio State OL Billy Price (pectoral) is expected to be ready for the start of training camp in July with no restrictions, according to Price's doctor. Price suffered a partially torn pectoral at the NFL Combine.