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NFL Notes: Brian Hoyer, Sua Cravens, Bears, & Cowboys
- Bill Williamson is hearing that the market for free agent QB Brian Hoyer could pick up later on in the week.
- There was some speculation that the Patriots could have interest in Hoyer now that Tom Brady is once again facing a four-game suspension. However, Jason La Canfora does not expect Hoyer to sign with the Patriots.
- Hoyer has visited with the Jets and Broncos up to this point while the Cowboys and Steelers were also mentioned if he was willing to take a backup job.
- USC’s Sua Cravens said that a lot of teams view him as a safety in the NFL. (Sirius XM NFL Radio)
- Cravens added that he visited with the Saints, Falcons, and the Lions.
- Jeff Dickerson reports that Bears WR Alshon Jeffery has not been present for the start of the voluntary offseason workout program that got underway on Apr. 18.
- According to Dickerson, this was not unexpected and Jeffery is expected to return to for the Bears’ mandatory veteran minicamp that begins June 14-16, if not sooner.
- Cowboys owner Jerry Jones mentioned that they’re likely to remain an No. 4 overall and take the best available player. (Andrew Siciliano)
- Brandon George mentions that with Jones comparing FSU DB Jalen Ramsey to Deion Sanders, you get sense Ramsey would be their pick at No. 4 overall if he’s still there.
- In regards to Joey Bosa, Jones said that potential character questions were resolved to point they won’t be factor in whether he’s drafted by Dallas. (Ed Werder)
- Jones said that it’s not a high priority to draft a quarterback who could eventually take over for Tony Romo this year. (Brandon George)
- Jones essentially confirmed DeMarcus Lawrence will serve a four-game suspension and referred to the situation as “a loss” and “setback.” (Nick Eatman)
- Cowboys RB Lance Dunbar will likely being the year on the team’s PUP list. (Todd Archer)
Tags Alshon Jeffery Brian Hoyer Demarcus Lawrence Jalen Ramsey Lance Dunbar S’ua Cravens Tony Romo