NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 6/14


  • 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick has struggled with his accuracy during the team’s practices. (San Francisco Chronicle)


  • Bears WR Dane Sanzenbachermight face long odds” to make the Bears’ roster this season. (ESPN Chicago)
  • Bears WR Earl Bennettlooks poised to be a dangerous weapon” for Chicago this season. (ESPN Chicago)
  • Bears release OL Mansfield Wrotto. (Aaron Wilson)


  • RB Peyton Hillis has been working with the first-team offense during OTAs. (


  • Giants DT Chris Canty said that he’ll be “ready to roll” for the team’s training camp after undergoing knee surgery months ago. (New York Daily News)


  • Jets S LaRon Landry mentioned that he’s “shocked” by how quickly he’s been able to recover from his Achilles’ tendon injury. (ESPN New York)
  • Jets sign seventh round pick WR Jordan White to a four-year deal worth $2.14 million. (Newark Star-Ledger)


  • Lions RB Jahvid Best reportedly “looks great” according to GM Martin Mayhew. (CBS Sports)
  • Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said Titus Young has been “outstanding” during practice. (Detroit Free Press)


  • Aaron Rodgers specifically mentioned WR Diondre Borel as a standout player during the team’s minicamp. (Green Bay Press-Gazette)


  • Panthers head coach Ron Rivera mentioned that Steve Smith and Brandon LaFell would be the teams starting WR’s right now. (Associated Press)


  • Rams would like to sign free agent LB Rocky McIntosh “relatively quickly.” (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • Rams WR Danario Alexander returned to practice after missing time with a hamstring injury. (


  • Robert Griffin III has picked up the Redskins offense much faster than expected, according to Mike Shanahan. (Associated Press)
  • Chris Cooley was able to participate in the Redskins OTAs with any issues regarding his previously injured left knee.


  • Fourth round pick WR Nick Toon apparently has a good shot at securing the Saints’ No. 4 receiver job. (New Orleans Times-Picayune)


  • Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey mentioned that his previously injured left ankle feels “awesome.” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)


  • Texans signed first-round pick OLB Whitney Mercilus to a four-year contract.


  • Titans S Michael Griffin has attended all of the team’s voluntary OTAs despite the fact that he’s yet to sign his franchise tender. (Nashville Tennessean)

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