- Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune wonders if free agent QB Kyle Orton could be an option for the Bears if current backups Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen struggle.
- RB Chris Ivory returned to Jets practice on Friday after he tweaked his hamstring on Thursday. (Brian Costello)
- CB Jimmy Smith doesn’t expect to sign a contract extension with the Ravens and plans on playing out the remainder of his current deal. (Jamison Hensley)
- New HC Ken Whisenhunt told reporters on Friday they are still in the process of determining second-round pick RB Bishop Sankey’s role. (Paul Kuharsky)