- Peter King believes the Buccaneers would either take Oregon QB Marcus Mariota at No. 1 overall or trade the selection for a ransom to a quarterback-needy team.
- According to King, the Titans would likely take Mariota as well.
- King expects the Jaguars to field offers for their first-round pick, which is currently the No. 3 overall selection.
- OLB Ahmad Brooks was benched after he missed a defensive meeting on Tuesday.
- GM Steve Keim said CB Antonio Cromartie is believed to have injured a peroneal tendon in his ankle. (Josh Weinfuss)
- RB Jamaal Charles told reporters after Sunday’s game that he was initially worried that he tore ligaments in his knee during Sunday’s game.
“It was scary at first,’’ Charles said, via Adam Teicher. “I thought I tore my knee up.
“I just got twisted up. Everything got twisted up.’’
Charles wound up having just a sprained ankle and was able to finish Week 14’s game against the Cardinals.
- Peter King of MMQB.com writes that Seahawks DC Dan Quinn “will be on every head-coach-needy team’s homework list in the next month.”