NFC Notes: 49ers, Cardinals, Giants, Rams & Redskins



  • Josh Weinfuss of ESPN does not expect RB Kerwynn Williams to be back with the team after the 2015 season.
  • Weinfuss anticipates the running back lineup to look as follows: Andre Ellington, David Johnson, Stepfan Taylor and FB Robert Hughes.
  • HC Bruce Arians said he could see the Cardinals fielding “eight or nine” defensive lineman, due to the depth at the position.
  • Veteran LB LaMarr Woodley has appeared with the first-team, and has “looked good” during offseason activities.


  • According to Dan Graziano of ESPN, the Giants will not make any final decisions regarding first-round rookie OT Ereck Flowers‘ playing position until padded practices take place.
  • Graziano has drawn concern from TE Larry Donnell‘s Achilles’ injury.
  • WR Odell Beckham Jr. is not worried about his recent hamstring injury.


  • HC Jeff Fisher said that the team “always” looking at possible free agent additions, particularly to the offensive line, per Nick Wagoner of ESPN.
  • The Rams are not expected to make any more “big” trades this offseason.
  • Wagoner could see the Rams offering extensions to QB Nick Foles, DT Michael Brockers, CB Janoris Jenkins and FS Rodney McLeod.
  • Wagoner believes the Rams could try to get a deal done with Foles that would be in the $15-to-$17 million range.
  • Wagoner’s “hunch” is that CB E.J. Gaines will win the No. 2 cornerback job.


  • According to John Keim of ESPN, LB Trent Murphy has participated with the first-team through offseason activities, and should be expected to start for the regular season.
  • Keim believes that the concern over TE Jordan Reed‘s injury is diminished due to the presence of TE Niles Paul and undrafted rookie TE Davin Mahina.
  • Keim writes that for Josh LeRibeus to make the 53-man roster, he would have to do it as a guard or center.

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