NFL Notes: Bears, Browns, Jaguars, Packers, & Panthers


  • Veteran DE Trevor Scott has displayed a “plethora” of pass rush moves in camp, and he could be in the mix to secure a spot in the Bears’ rotation. (Michael C. Wright)


  • QB Johnny Manziel was back working with the backups on Friday, despite HC Mike Pettine saying he would receive some first-team work. (Pat MacManamon)
  • Tashaun Gipson left practice with what appeared to be a leg injury. (Pat MacManamon)
  • WR Travis Benjamin received his first “significant time” with the offense. (Pat MacManamon)
  • Undrafted rookie Willie Snead is the “best of the rookie receivers.” (Pat MacManamon)



  • Undrafted rookie TE Colt Lyerla put together a much better performance in Friday’s practice catching two touchdowns. (Paul Imig)
  • Former Packers RB Jonathan Franklin is now an intern in the team’s front office and is “assisting in sales and business development, community outreach and Packers media departments.” (Paul Imig)
  • Seventh-round pick WR Jeff Janis is on the NFI list because of shingles. (Paul Imig)


  • First-round rookie WR Kelvin Benjamin is expected to resume practicing on Saturday. (Joe Person)


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