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Bills According to ESPN’s Bill Barnwell, the Bills could be a team that would be interested in Chargers RB if he’s made available, with the framework of a deal including Gordon and a fifth-round pick for a third-round pick and RB Melvin Gordon . T.J. Yeldon Bills HC told reporters Monday that second-round rookie OL Sean McDermott and DE Cody Ford are both in the concussion protocol. ( Trent Murphy Joe Buscaglia) McDermott added LB is still recovering from a hamstring injury while C Matt Milano is Mitch Morse “moving in the right direction” with an ankle injury. Dolphins Per the Miami Herald’s Adam Beasley, Dolphins WR is still in the concussion protocol. Allen Hurns Dolphins signed OT Antonio Garcia to their practice squad. ( NFLTR) Dolphins released DE Dewayne Hendrix from their practice squad. Jets Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer writes the Jets could also consider trading DL and WR Leonard Williams , both of who are entering the final year of their contracts. Robby Anderson Jets TE and LB Chris Herndon are both eligible to return from their four-game suspensions to start the season. ( Brandon Copeland Manish Mehta) Jets DL Henry Anderson has a sprained AC joint in his shoulder and the team is hoping he’ll be able to play through it without missing much time. ( Mehta) Jets HC Adam Gase says the team will have another update on QB ‘s status following tests on Tuesday. ( Sam Darnold Hughes) This is the last hurdle Darnold has to overcome in his return from mono after being cleared to throw and practice, albeit without contact, last week: “If he gets cleared, he’ll start.” ( Mehta) Gase added Jets LB could finally make his return to practice on Tuesday, though that’s not a given: C.J. Mosley “I think we’re close… I just don’t know how close.” ( Mehta) Patriots According to NBC Sports’ Phil Perry, it could cost the Patriots as low as a third-round pick to trade for either Bengals WR or Broncos WR A.J. Green . Emmanuel Sanders Both are receivers over the age of 30 entering the final year of their deals like Giants WR , who was traded from the Lions to the Eagles last year for a third-round pick. Golden Tate New England has had some injuries at wide receiver and are slated to have potentially three third-round picks next season, which could help them make the deal. Perry writes the team would need to create cap space to facilitate a trade, which could be done by extending someone like LB or S Kyle Van Noy . Devin McCourty According to ESPN’s Bill Barnwell, New England might be able to deal for Sanders for as low as a sixth-round pick.