NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 5/5


  • Free agent WR Terrell Owens is working out with Drew Brees, Carson Palmer, and Kyle Boller in San Diego this week in the hopes of finding work in the NFL this season. (Daniel Jeremiah)


  • Bills head coach Chan Gailey raved about first-round pick CB Stephon Gilmore who had done an “excellent job” during offseason workouts so far. (


  • Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson looks to be Josh Freeman’s favorite target so far. (Tampa Bay Times)


  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones mentioned that Andre Holmes could be the favorite earn the No. 3 receiver job. (ESPN Dallas)


  • Dolphins RB Steve Slaton could enter the team’s training camp on the roster bubble. (Pro Football Weekly)
  • Dolphins WR Clyde Gates‘ roster spot looks to be in serious jeopardy. (Palm Beach Post)


  • Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan mentioned that TE Tony Scheffler’s role “gets even (bigger) for us this year.” (


  • Packers second-round pick DE Jerel Worthy mentioned that he’s been “rotating with the ones a lot” during the team’s offseason workouts thus far. (Detroit Free Press)


  • Raiders fifth-round pick WR Juron Criner is “definitely in [the] running for serious playing time.” (Steve Corkran)
  • Raiders WR Louis Murphy is in a “fight” to earn a roster spot during training camp. (Steve Corkran)


  • Ravens head coach John Harbaugh mentioned that Curtis Painter will enter training camp as the team’s No. 3 quarterback. (Carroll County Times)


  • Former Steelers QB Troy Smith is still hoping to sign with an NFL team at some point this season. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

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