NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday 1/7



  • Bengals sign QB Greg McElroy to a reserve-future deal.  — Update



  • The Browns will interview Packers QBs coach Ben McAdoo for their head-coaching vacancy. (NFLTR)



  • Cardinals DC Todd Bowles‘ interview with the Vikings reportedly went “incredibly well” on Monday, and he could be a finalist for the job. (NFLTR)


  • RB Knile Davis has been diagnosed with a sprained left knee and fractured fibula. (Reid Ferrin)


  • Dolphins parted ways with GM Jeff Ireland. (NFLTR)


  • Impending free agent WR Jeremy Maclin knows he may have to sign a one-year contract this offseason. (NFLTR)
  • DE Trent Cole is “destined to be jettisoned” this offseason. (NFLTR)
  • CB Cary Williams‘ 2014 salary of $4.75 million becomes fully guaranteed on March 16.  (NFLTR)
  • Eagles signed WR Ifeanyi Momah, WR Will Murphy, and LB Josh Kaddu to reserve/future contracts. (NFLTR)



  • Former Texans HC Gary Kubiak is “one other name to watch” regarding the Lions head coaching job. (NFLTR)
  • The Lions will interview former Titans HC Mike Munchak for their head-coaching vacancy Friday. (NFLTR)


  • WR James Jones told reports on Tuesday that he played the final two games of the season with two broken ribs. (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)
  • WR James Jones hopes to re-sign with the Packers. (NFLTR)
  • The Packers may allow RB James Starks to leave via free agency. (NFLTR)
  • Evan Dietrich-Smith sounds like he’s prepared to test the open market. (NFLTR)
  • OLB Mike Neal could be the player the Packers are forced to part with in order to address other free agents. (NFLTR)
  • Packers signed WR Alex Gillett, RB Orwin Smith, OT Aaron Adams, DB Antonio Dennard, C Garth Gerhart, T Jeremy Vujnovich, LB Chase Thomas and OG Andrew Tiller to reserve/future contracts.



  • Rams sign LB Caleb McSurdy to reserve-future deal.



  • Saints placed OLB Parys Haralson on season-ending injured reserve with a torn pectoral.
  • Saints announced the signing of S Jordan Pugh.
  • Saints waived S Isa Abdul-Quddus.
  • CB Keenan Lewis practiced on Tuesday, and is expected to play against the Seahawks this weekend. (Mike Triplett) — Update
  • Saints signed LB Rufus Johnson to active roster. — Update



  • Steelers signed CB Devin Smith, LB Dan Molls, RB Miguel Maysonet and WR Lanear Sampson to Reserve/Future contracts. (NFLTR) — Update


  • Texans announced that they will keep DL coach Bill Kollar  and have fired the 16 other assistants.


  • The Giants will interview Titans OC Dowell Loggains for their offesive coordinator position Wednesday. (Ed Werder)


  • Cardinals DC Todd Bowles‘ interview with the Vikings reportedly went “incredibly well” on Monday, and he could be a finalist for the job. (NFLTR)


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