Jacksonville Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (knee) is expected to be ready late in the preseason as he continues to recover from ligament damage, according to head coach Doug Marrone.
Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff's potential contract extension isn't a top priority currently, according to head coach Sean McVay. 'Whether it happens this year, next year, those are things we haven't really gotten into in depth about yet,' McVay said.
Free-agent QB Sean Mannion (Rams) has a visit scheduled with the Minnesota Vikings later this week, according to a source.
Free-agent WR Damiere Byrd (Panthers) signed a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals Tuesday, March 26. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Free-agent TE Antonio Gates (Chargers) could still be re-signed by the Los Angeles Chargers, according to head coach Anthony Lynn.
Buffalo Bills RB Chris Ivory is being released Tuesday, March 26, according to a source.
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (shoulder) has encouraged head coach Ron Rivera by the progress he has made in his recovery from shoulder surgery in January. 'I look forward to seeing him soon,' Rivera said, 'but just very happy that things are trending in the right direction.' The Panthers are confident that Newton will be ready for training camp.
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford was the target of an attempted trade by the Miami Dolphins during the 2018 offseason, according to multiple league sources.
New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook will sign a 2-year, $15.5 million contract with the team Tuesday, March 25. Cook will receive a guaranteed $8 million in his first year of the deal.
Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon will need to be kept fresh and healthy for later in the season, and that likely will entail some early-season rest and platoon work, new head coach Zac Taylor said Tuesday, March 25, at the NFL owners' meetings. Taylor's experience on the Los Angeles Rams' staff last season and seeing lead back Todd Gurley wear down late could be instructive for Taylor's handling of Mixon, according to one NFL beat reporter.
Free-agent QB Landry Jones (Jaguars) signed an undisclosed deal with the Oakland Raiders Tuesday, March 26.
Free-agent CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste (Ravens) agreed to a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday, March 26, according to his agent Sunny Shah. Financial terms weren't disclosed.