New England Patriots fourth-round tight end Aaron Hernandez’s off-field issues were a factor in contract negotiations, reports Albert Breer of the Boston Globe.
Buffalo Bills fifth-round offensive tackle Ed Wang may return from an injury sustained last weekend by the team’s late June mini-camp, head coach Chan Gailey said.
New York Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson is expected to see plenty of action in the training camp.
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall made a cameo at the team’s Organized Team Activity session on Wednesday.
There are no hard feelings within the Baltimore Ravens over the cancellation of next week’s Organized Team Activity sessions.
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu thinks the team needs to stick to its winning formula in 2010, reports Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports Cleveland Browns restricted free agent running back Jerome Harrison will attend the team’s mandatory mini-camp, which begins today.
Don’t expect the Cincinnati Bengals to sign most of their draft picks until after July 4, writes Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer (who has excellent taste in links)
Indianapolis Colts third-round cornerback Kevin Thomas had knee surgery last week, reports Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star.
Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Michael Roos will be at the turf breaking ceremony at Eastern Washington University’s Roos Field on Saturday.
He’s not one of 25 current and former NFL players participating in the league’s broadcast bootcamp program, so Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Kirk Morrison tried his hand as a sporstcaster last night.
Houston Texans third-round defensive tackle Earl Mitchell signed a four-year, $2.578 million dollar contract on Wednesday.
Missouri Western State University and St. Joseph, Missouri is preparing to host Kansas City Chiefs training camp for the first time, writes Kent Babb of the Kansas City Star.
Denver Broncos running back J.J. Arrington says he’s about 80-85% recovered from major knee surgery he underwent a year ago today.
Veteran free agent offensive tackle Tra Thomas signed a one-year deal with the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday.
The Oakland Raiders had two of their four remaining Organized Team Activity sessions canceled by the NFL.
Seattle Seahawks seventh-round picks Dexter Davis and Jameson Konz signed four-year contracts on Wednesday, which also saw the team shuffle eight players on and off their roster.
Gwen Knapp of the San Francisco Chronicle writes that the San Francisco 49ers have come this far on a new stadium before.
Today is the final day of Organized Team Activity sessions for the Arizona Cardinals.
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Isaac Bruce called it a career on Wednesday.
Dallas Cowboys safety Alan Ball appreciates the confidence the front office is showing in him by not pursuing free agent safeties, writes Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News.
Hall of Fame New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor’s scheduled court appearance for today has been postponed until June 24, Jane McManus of ESPNNewYork.com reports.
With Sheldon Brown traded in the off-season, Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Joselio Hanson is looking to nail down the starting right cornerback job.
Free agent wide receiver Mike Furrey signed with the Washington Redskins on Wednesday.
Horrible news in Charlotte, as Carolina Panthers restricted free agent Thomas Davis re-tore the ACL in his right knee and could miss the 2010 season.
Atlanta Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes suffered a hamstring injury during the team’s OTAs, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Jeff Faine thinks a young team like the Bucs need longer Organized Team Activity sessions, reports Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times.
New Orleans Saints restricted free agent running back Pierre Thomas’ agent says the two sides are far apart in talks on a long-term contract.
Detroit Lions quarterback Shaun Hill is the ideal backup, writes Tom Kowalski of MLive.com.
Minnesota Vikings second-round running back Toby Gerhart and second-year back Albert Young will get plenty of work during mini-camp this weekend.
Green Bay Packers cornerback Brandon Underwood apologized to his teammates for the distraction this week.
Second-year guards Johan Asiata and Lance Louis will compete for the starting left guard job, reports Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.
Today’s NFL birthdays: Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli (30), Bills offensive tackle Jason Watkins (25) and defensive tackle Kyle Williams (27), Bengals undrafted fullback (23), Cowboys running back Marion Barber (27), Texas defensive tackle Amobi Okoye (23), Giants linebacker Chase Blackburn (27), Jets defensive end Mike DeVito (26), Raiders safety Mike Mitchell (23), Eagles tight end Cornelius Ingram (25), and free agent defensive lineman Raheem Brock (32).