Houston Texans: The ACL rehab for Arian Foster is going slow as reports state that doctors have just now cleared him for light jogging. Foster has dealt with a number of issues in his career, and they may be catching up to him.
Indianapolis Colts: Colts owner Jim Irsay has told reporters that he doesn’t foresee any problems in getting what is sure to be a nine figure deal done with quarterback Andrew Luck. Earlier this season there was some level of strife between Luck and Head Coach Chuck Pagano, as well as GM Ryan Grigson (both of whom were retained this offseason).
Jacksonville Jaguars: The NFLPA has named the Jaguars as one of two teams currently below the salary cap threshold, meaning they are actually in a position where they HAVE to spend money this offseason to avoid being fined by the league.
: I would be extremely surprised if Sean Smith isn’t one of the Jags top targets this offseason.
Kansas City Chiefs: The Chiefs have re-signed tight end Travis Kelce on a deal that makes him (for now) the second highest paid tight end in the NFL. Kelce still had a year left on his rookie deal, but the Chiefs wanted to strike before the market climbed again.
New York Giants: Giants defensive tackle Jay Bromley has been accused of attempted sexual assault and assault. Bromley is not being charged at this time, following the presentation of evidence that would seem to vindicate him and his side of the story.
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Oakland Raiders: Things aren’t looking good for the rehab of star rookie defensive lineman Mario Edwards. Edwards suffered a neck injury that he had been playing through, but now that he is having doctors look at it, there seems to be a major question regarding just how serious the injury is.
In an interview, Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie stated that Edwards is scheduled for multiple tests this month, and the team won’t know anything until after those tests are completed. In some good news for the Raiders, the NFLPA lists them as one of two teams that is under the threshold for salary cap spending which means they will have to be active in Free Agency this offseason.
: It will remain to be seen if the Raiders can spend their cap space wisely, but one name that I expect to be at the top of their list is Chiefs CB Sean Smith. The Raiders have the need and the money to bring him on board.
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