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NFL News & Rumors: Monday 5/20

NFL Notes

  • The NFL and NFLPA is preparing to push the start of league year back to May. (NFLTR)

Free Agents

Bears

Bills

  • Bills signed second-round pick WR Robert Woods to a four-year contract. (James Walker)
  • LB Jerry Hughes is expected to play as strong-side linebacker and rush defensive end. (Mark Armstrong)
  • First-round pick QB E.J. Manuel thinks the Bills offense has been easier to learn than Florida State’s. (Chris Brown)
  • FB Montell Owens is visiting the team today. (Chris Brown)

Broncos

Browns

Buccaneers

Cardinals

Chargers

  • DE Dwight Freeney will see snaps at defensive end and outside linebacker. (Peter King)
  • Chargers released LS Kyle Nelson.

Chiefs

  • Undrafted QB Tyler Bray has “already displayed enough skills to earn more work.” (Adam Teicher)

Dolphins

Eagles

  • Eagles waived RB Miguel Maysonet. (Adam Caplan)
  • WR Jason Avant and TE Clay Harbor are not changing positions regardless of taking snaps on defense at OTAs. (Zach Berman)
  • Eagles front office wanted to keep RB Miguel Maysonet but head coach Chip Kelly said he wasn’t a fit which led to the team waiving him. (Rich Cimini)
  • Eagles sign TE Will Shaw.

Jaguars

Jets

Lions

Packers

  • LB Desmond Bishop will be one-hundred and ten percent come training camp. (Tyler Dunne)

Patriots

  • TE Rob Gronkowski‘s infection in his forearm has subsided. (Mike Reiss)
  • Patriots sign WR Mark Harrison and K David Ruffer.

Raiders

Rams

  • Ram sign TE Zach Potter.

Ravens

Redskins

  • RB Roy Helu and fifth-round draft pick RB Chris Thompson are battling for the same roster spot. (Tarik El-Bashir)

Saints

  • DE Will Smith will start at outside linebacker in the Saints 3-4 defense. (Larry Holder)
  • Saints waive DE Braylon Broughton.

Seahawks

  • QB Josh Portis was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. (Bob Condotta)
  • TE Darren Fells has been re-signed.
  • Seahawks signed second-round RB Christine Michael to a four-year contract.

Steelers

  • Third-round WR Markus Wheaton will join the team behind the “learning curve” due to Oregon State’s late graduation on June 14th. (Ed Bouchette)
  • Steelers signed sixth-round LB Vince Williams to a four-year contract. (Ed Bouchette)

Texans

Vikings