- Aaron Wilson reports that the NFL has hired the first female official, Sarah Thomas, in league history.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Media mentioned on Thursday’s Total Access that the Cowboys trading for Vikings RB Adrian Peterson can’t be ruled out.
“Do not rule out Adrian Peterson for the Dallas Cowboys,” Rapoport said, via NFL Network. “It’s still doable.”
- Iowa State DL David Irving is visiting with the Chiefs, Raiders and Seahawks. He’s worked out for the Bears, Chiefs, Patriots, Giants, Raiders, and Seahawks. (Aaron Wilson)
- Purdue TE Gabe Holmes visited with the Raiders. (Aaron Wilson)
- Findlay S Harold Jones-Quartey is visiting with the Chiefs next week. (Aaron Wilson)
- Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that Bills WR Sammy Watkins underwent a surgical procedure on his hip area early this offseason.
Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston takes a look at eight free agents that could still make sense for the Patriots. Reiss’ list includes:
- CB Tarell Brown
- G Dan Connolly
- LB Dane Fletcher
- LB Colin McCarthy
- RB Stevan Ridley
- RB Pierre Thomas
- WR Reggie Wayne
- C Stefen Wisniewski