Marpet, a career guard being tried at center in OTAs, has the endorsement of Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports. "He's so athletic. He can pull. He can make all the blocks. He's highly intelligent, very intelligent. I truly believe, and you can stamp this and quote it: I believe Ali Marpet will be a dominant -- not good -- dominant center," said McCoy.
McCoy is determined to take his fourth-quarter production up a notch in 2017 following conversations with several fellow Pro Bowlers last January, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports. "It hit home to the point where I re-evaluated myself, my whole career, up to this point,'' McCoy said. "The gist of what it is, is I haven't done enough to lead this team. Simple as that. If this team goes to the next level, as much as you need a franchise quarterback and those things are great, this organization, this team to win a Super Bowl was built on defense. That guy in the middle is what makes everything roll."
The Patriots signed Williams' former teammate Mike Gillislee to a contract last week, and the Bills failed to match it by Monday's deadline.
Evans is looking to be a more vocal leader entering his fourth season, particularly in the wake of veteran Vincent Jackson's departure, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
General manager John Schneider said Joeckel's (knee) availability for the start of the season is not in doubt, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Holmes (ankle) has returned to full health, CSN Bay Area's Scott Bair reports.
Pouncey (hip) had a stem cell procedure "within the past few weeks" and will require crutches to move about for the time being, Joe Schad of The Palm Beach Post reports.
Wilson has signed his restricted free agent tender to remain with the Chiefs, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.
Ingram would figure to retain his starting running back position even if the Saints sign Adrian Peterson (knee), Larry Holder of The Times-Picayune reports.
Shazier's fifth-year option, worth $8.7 million, was picked up by the Steelers on Monday, Ray Fittipaldo of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Gillislee will officially join the Patriots after the Bills declined to match the two-year, $6.4 million offer sheet he signed with New England last week.
The Chargers intend to pick up Verrett's (knee) fifth-year contract option, Jack Wang of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Ward (collarbone) has been rumored to be moving to safety, but he could still play cornerback in 2017, Cam Inman of The Bay Area News Group reports.
Peterson (knee) is believed to be close to securing a contract with the Saints, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.
Sherman (knee) reported back to the Seahawks' facility for voluntary team workouts Monday, USA Today's Liz Mathews reports.
Smith's (knee) nerves in his knee are starting to regenerate and he's increasing his muscle control in his injured knee, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Tapper (back) is expected to return to practice when the Cowboy's begin OTAs in May, Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Long announced Monday on his personal Twitter account that he will retire from professional football.
The Steelers have yet to receive word from the league on whether Bryant (suspension) will be reinstated for this season, Dale Lolley of the Observer-Reporter reports.
The Giants will pick up Beckham's fifth-year contract option, NFL Network's Kimberly Jones reports.
Compton (knee) signed his restricted free agent tender with the Redskins on Monday, ESPN's John Keim reports.
Perkins said he isn't worried about the possibility of the Giants adding more talent at running back via free agency and/or the draft, NJ.com's Dan Duggan reports. "If I was making those types of decisions I'd be getting paid a lot more money," Perkins said. "Whatever Coach (Ben) McAdoo and (general manager Jerry) Reese decide is perfect for us."
Johnson is not expected to be traded by the Rams, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.
Butler and the Saints have agreed to a multi-year contract, but New Orleans appears unlikely to trade for him given the Patriots' steep asking price, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.
Richardson reported for the second day of voluntary offseason workouts, ESPN.com's Rich Cimini reports.
While the Browns and/or Texans might make a late push to trade for Garoppolo, it's still unlikely the Patriots will part ways with their backup quarterback this offseason, The Boston Herald's Karen Guregian reports.
The window for Crowell to sign an offer sheet with another team expired Friday, yet he still hasn't signed his restricted free agent tender or reported for the Browns' offseason program, Jeff Schudel of The Morning Journal reports.
Howard (hip) was released by the Chiefs on Saturday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.
Gabriel signed his contract tender with the Falcons on Saturday, Kelsey Conway of AtlantaFalcons.com reports.
Coffee received reinstatement from the league on Saturday, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.
Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones anticipates Smith (knee) being ready for the start of organized team activities on May 23, Jon Machota of The Dallas News reports."He's doing great," Jones added. "He's making great improvements. We're certainly more fired up than ever that we picked him last year."
Jackson (knee) was waived by the Rams with a failed physical designation Friday, Ben Volin of The Boston Globe reports.
Smith (knee) did not sign an offer sheet prior to Friday's deadline for restricted free agents to do so, effectively meaning he'll remain with the Buccaneers this season.
Evans has been suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, ESPN's Todd Archer reports.
Thompson re-signed with the Redskins on Friday.
Howard was claimed off waivers by the Jaguars on Friday, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.
Seymour announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Texans general manager Rick Smith expects Wilfork to retire this offseason, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Lynch's future is something Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie would like to have determined prior to next Thursday's draft, Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
According to general manager David Caldwell, the Jaguars have not yet decided whether to exercise the fifth-year option of Bortles' contract, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports.
Lions general manager Bob Quinn said the team hasn't decided if it will exercise the fifth-year option on Ebron's contract, Dave Birkett of The Detroit Free Press reports. "It's a possibility," Quinn said. "We're still in the process of evaluating Eric's situation. We have until May 2, so we'll use our time."
Brooks has filed retirement papers, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports.
Seahawks general manager John Schneider said Sherman probably won't be traded, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.
Graham said he is working on his technique, and his goal in 2017 will be to "get the quarterback down" more often, Zach Berman of Philly.com reports.
Huff accepted a conditional plea on November 2016 unlawful possession of weapons charges, meaning that he will not face any jail time for the infraction, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Lockett (leg) expects to be healthy by the start of training camp, Sheil Kapadia of ESPN.com reports.
Celek agreed to a decrease in his 2017 base salary from $4 million to $3 million, CSN Philly reports.
Alexander underwent groin surgery during the offseason to repair an injury suffered in 2016, Andrew Krammer of The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Howard was waived by the Browns on Thursday, Nate Ulrich of The Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Bailey was released by the Browns on Thursday, Nate Ulrich of The Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Bostic (foot) signed a contract with the Colts on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Richburg had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his snapping hand, Seth Walder of The New York Daily News reports.
Mack (back) had the fifth-year option of his contract exercised by the Raiders on Thursday, Peter Schrager of FoxSports.com reports.
Pierre-Paul underwent offseason surgery on his groin and abdomen to repair multiple injuries, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY.tv reports.
Ishmael (shoulder) will play outside linebacker exclusively in the spring, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.
Hill (leg) was present at the Saints training facility Monday for the start of the team's offseason workout program, reports Josh Katzenstein of the Times-Picayune. Hill broke his fibula last December was finished the season on injured reserved.
Teammate Golden Tate believes Billingsley has enough talent to earn a key role in the Detroit offense, Dave Birkett of The Detroit Free Press reports. "[Billingsley] reminds me a lot of a younger me," Tate said. "Just very, very shifty. I think he's got some running back in him. I think he might have played running back in college, I think. But talented guy. I'm excited for him to get his opportunity in practice and going into the preseason, and he made this team for a reason.
Harris will participate in the Saints' offseason conditioning program, reports ESPN's Mike Triplett. He is also expected to be a full-go in time for training camp after tearing his ACL this past October.
Kuechly (concussion) has been fully cleared for the start of offseason workouts, Bill Voth of the Panthers' official website reports.
Newton (shoulder) likely won't be allowed to start throwing until late June, but he's still on track to be cleared for the beginning of training camp a month later, Bill Voth of the Panthers' official website reports.
Blanton signed a contract with the Cowboys on Thursday, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports.
Brown worked out with Bills running back LeSean McCoy this offseason, focusing on his balance and cuts in addition to his conditioning, Stephen Czarda of Redskins.com reports.
Head coach Dan Quinn did not mention Coleman (ankle) when discussing players with injury restrictions at the Falcons' voluntary offseason program, Matt Winkeljohn of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. "There's a couple guys ... (who) are going to be limited as far as the offseason goes. They're all participating in some fashion," Quinn explained. "Tru, Claiborne and Shelby are all participating in some fashion with workouts and rehab. Offensively, Julio Jones would be the one in that spot."
Jones (toe) is participating in the Falcons' voluntary offseason program in a limited fashion, with the expectation he'll be back to full strength for training camp, Matt Winkeljohn of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Williams would be the favorite to step in as LeSean McCoy's top backup should the Bills choose not to match the offer sheet Mike Gillislee signed with the Patriots on Tuesday, Chris Brown of BuffaloBills.com reports.
Fanaika annouced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday, Mark Kaboly of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Short was waived by the Rams on Wednesday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.
Fanaika was waived by the Steelers on Wednesday, Bryan DeArdo of 247 Sports reports.
Hurst, a restricted free agent, signed his contract tender with the Ravens on Wednesday, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Jensen, a restricted free agent, signed his contract tender with the Ravens on Wednesday, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Matthews (thumb) signed his exclusive-rights free agent tender with the Ravens on Wednesday, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Jackson (knee) was claimed by the Rams on Wednesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Tavecchio signed a contract with the Raiders on Wednesday.
White (leg) was on the field Tuesday for the start of the Bears' voluntary offseason program, Adam Jahns of The Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Browns executive vice president Sashi Brown said he looks forward to Osweiler competing for the starting job, NFL.com's Conor Orr reports.
Lengel signed his tender with the Patriots on Tuesday.
Callahan signed his one-year tender with Chicago, Matt Eurich of CBS Sports reports.
Swoope signed his free agent tender with Indianapolis, Joe Spears of The Indianapolis Star reports.
Bray (ankle) signed his tender with the Colts, Joe Spears of The Indianapolis Star reports.
Teammate Mike Wallace expects Moore to take a step forward in his second professional season, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Kirkland signed an exclusive right free agent contract with the Raiders, Matt Kawahara of The Sacramento Bee reports.
Haden (groin) said he is healthy, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Searcy agreed to reduce his 2017 base salary from $5.625 million to $3.4 million, ESPN.com's Field Yates reports.
Goodson hopes to win the starting middle linebacker job, ESPN.com's Jordan Raanan reports.
Richardson will have an opportunity to earn more snaps in 2017, ESPN.com's Sheil Kapadia reports.
Thomas hopes to stick with the Bills as a tight end, Anthony Sambrotto of the team's official website reports.
Gordon, who participated in the team's first on-field workout of the offseason, is still recovering from knee and hip injuries that sidelined him for the final three games of the 2016 season, ESPN's Eric D. Williams reports.
Osweiler was present Monday for the start of voluntary workouts, Scott Petrak of The Elryria Chronicle-Telegram reports.
Douglas agreed to reduce his 2017 base salary from $3.75 million to $1.75 million, ESPN's Field Yates reports.
Fitzpatrick wants to continue his playing career, Newsday's Gary Myers reports.
Kessler worked this offseason with private quarterbacks coach Tom House on his arm strength and deep-ball accuracy, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal reports.
Odighizuwa (hamstring) attended the first day of the Giants' offseason program Tuesday, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY.tv reports.
The Patriots reached an agreement on a three-year extension with White on Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Wynn signed his exclusive rights tender with the Giants on Tuesday, Dan Duggan of NJ Advanced Media reports.
Pope (ankle) signed his exclusive rights tender with the Seahawks on Tuesday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Magee officially signed his exclusive rights tender with the Seahawks on Tuesday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Glanton officially signed his one-year exclusive rights tender Monday, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Butler has signed his restricted free agent tender with the Patriots, which is worth $3.91 million for the 2017 season, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports.
Jackson (knee) was waived by the Patriots on Tuesday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
Martino officially signed his one-year exclusive rights tender Monday, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.