NFL News & Rumors: Saturday 5/12


  • LB Vontaze Burfict has lost 15 pounds and reported to minicamp at 248 pounds. (Joe Reedy)


  • LB Andrew Sweat decided to discontinue his football career to go to law school. (Bill Rabinowitz)


  • OLB Melvin Ingram doesn’t think that his arm length will be an issue. (Michael David Smith)
  • TE Ladarius Green is looking to get his weight into the mid to high 240’s, he currently weighs 235 pounds. (Michael Gehlken)


  • RB Bryce Brown is quicker than the undrafted RB Chris Polk. (Jonathan Tamari)
  • Free agent and former Eagles C Jamaal Jackson retires from the NFL. (Ralph Vacchiano)
  • Head Coach Andy Reid spoke optimistically of TE Brent Celek and his recovery from his injuries. Reid is not worried about Celek’s status for the regular season  (Jonathan Tamari)
  • DT Fletcher Cox was seen taking snaps at defensive end in 11 on 11 drills. (Jeff McLane)


  • Head Coach Jim Schwartz said “there is no guarantee the team will keep a third quarterback,” which means QB Kellen Moore could be the odd man out. (Graham Couch)


  • Head Coach Tom Coughlin was “very impressed” by No. 64 overall pick WR Rueben Randle at Giants’ rookie minicamp Friday.  (Mike Garafolo)
  • Defensive Coordinator Perry Fewell suggested that LB Michael Boley would be better at weak-side linebacker rather than middle linebacker (Ralph Vacchiano)



  • Head coach Ron Rivera is “pretty confident” LB Thomas Davis (ACL) and LB Jon Beason (Achilles) will be ready for the regular season. (Joseph Person)



  • The Rams are “insanely excited” about No. 33 pick WR Brian Quick according to Ian Rapoport


  • Ravens envision WR Tommy Streeter operating initially as an imposing red-zone target and deep threat. (Aaron Wilson)
  • WR Torrey Smith says he’s “100 percent recovered” from his double sports hernia and is fully participating in OTAs. (Aaron Wilson)

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