- According to Pat McManamon of ESPN, DL Phil Taylor is expected to return from major knee surgery in time for training camp.
- McManamon does not see the Browns’ offense doing lots of deep passes, but rather sticking to the running game.
- If the Browns decide to use a running back as a pass-catcher, McManamon expects it to be third-round rookie Duke Johnson.
- According to Mike Wells of ESPN, HC Chuck Pagano said sixth-round rookie RB Josh Robinson has the potential to be an “every-down” back, making him a likely candidate for the No. 2 running back role.
- Wells believes that RB Vick Ballard must show he can stay healthy for a long duration before being considered for the backup running back role.
- Mike DiRocco of ESPN writes that the Jaguars are not worried about WR Marqise Lee being injury prone, and view him as the No. 2 wide receiver after Allen Robinson.
- New OL coach Doug Marrone has altered G Zane Beadles‘ stance to help him generate more power, and is expected to be Jacksonville’s starting left guard.
- Despite his poor performance last season, the team is not displeased with LT Luke Joeckel.
- CB Dwayne Gratz has been one of the “better” corners during offseason activities, and is expected to be one of the top three cornerbacks on the team.
- Jeremy Fowler of ESPN views an 11 win season for the Steelers in 2015 as a “reasonable” target.
- According to Tania Ganguli of ESPN, the Texans’ staff have “seemed pleased” with the development of first-round rookie CB Kevin Johnson.
- The Texans would “ideally” would like their safeties to be interchangeable at the free safety and strong safety positions, making recently acquired S Stevie Brown the most likely of candidates to start opposite of Rahim Moore.