NFL News and Notes - May 2, 2010

Dallas Cowboys first-round wide receiver Dez Bryant had a much better second day of the team's mini-camp.

Washington Redskins tight ends Chris Cooley and Fred Davis will be vying for playing time this summer.

Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger profiles New York Giants fourth-round middle linebacker Phillip Dillard.

The Philadelphia Eagles have overhauled their linebacking corps in recent years.

Detroit Lions linebacker Caleb Campbell is getting a second shot at his NFL dream, writes John Niyo of the Detroit News.

Getting a new stadium will not be easy for the Minnesota Vikings.

Green Bay Packers second-round defensive lineman Mike Neal can bench press over 500 pounds.

Chicago Bears sixth-round quarterback Dan LeFevour is adjusting to a pro-style offense.

Seattle Seahawks running backs are gearing up for a competitive summer, writes Danny O'Neil of the Seattle Times.

San Francisco 49ers sixth-round wide receiver Kyle Williams comes from a baseball background.

Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks Matt Leinart and Derek Anderson are working on their mechanics.

St. Louis Rams seventh-round defensive end George Selvie has a lot of upside.

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton denies that he abused or stole painkillers.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers second-round defensive tackle Brian Price was surrounded by violence growing up, writes Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times.

Carolina Panthers second-round quarterback Jimmy Clausen plays with a passion that's similar to Jake Delhomme.

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Paul Kruger has bulked up to 274 pounds this off-season, and will be moving upfront to defensive end.

Undrafted Virginia Tech defensive tackle Demetrius Taylor is the lone fullback on the Pittsburgh Steelers' mini-camp roster.

Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan's more well-known brother implied that Rob wanted to draft Boise State cornerback Kyle Wilson in the first round.

Undrafted Army wide receiver Alejandro Villanueva is trying out for the Cincinnati Bengals, but will need to serve two years of active duty before pursuing an NFL career.

Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star isn't concerned about the Indianapolis Colts' tackle situation.

Tennessee Titans second-year running back Javon Ringer is taking advantage of the trade of LenDale White and absence of Chris Johnson during the team's mini-camp.

Jacksonville Jaguars middle linebacker Kirk Morrison is eager to play for a winning football team.

Kansas City Chiefs first-round safety Eric Berry isn't afraid to ask questions.

Oakland Raiders first-round linebacker Rolando McClain has been impressive in mini-camp, writes Vittorio Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Former San Diego Chargers fullback Lorenzo Neal says Chargers first-round running back Ryan Mathews has the "it" factor.

Miami Dolphins fourth-round linebacker A.J. Edds is accustomed to being underestimated.

New York Jets fourth-round running back Joe McKnight thinks nerves and a stomach virus contributed to his rough showing in mini-camp.

New England Patriots fifth-round punter Zoltan Mesko is enjoying having a position coach, something he did not have at Michigan.

Today's NFL birthdays: Lions linebacker Vinny Ciuciu (30), Colts offensive tackle Charlie Johnson (26) and punter Pat McAfee (23), Dolphins defensive end Brian Johnson (24), Jets undrafted rookie tight end Jeff Cumberland (23), Eagles offensive tackle Fenuki Tupou (25), and Titans defensive end William Hayes (25).

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