Arizona Cardinals
NAMESTATUSDATE
Troy Niklas, TEProbableMay 6
Comment: Niklas (ankle) is in line for a larger role in the Cardinals' offense in 2015 following John Carlson's retirement Tuesday, the team's official site reports. "I don't think it really changes much," Niklas said. "I have high expectations for myself regardless because of how last season went. I have a chip on my shoulder, wanting to prove I can stay healthy and play at this level."
Carson Palmer, QBQuestionableMay 4
Comment: Palmer (knee) took snaps with the first-team offense during Phase II of the offseason program Monday, the Cardinals' official site reports.
Baltimore Ravens
NAMESTATUSDATE
Lorenzo Taliaferro, RBProbableMay 5
Comment: The Ravens selected Javorius Allen in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft to compete with Taliaferro (foot) for a backup role behind Justin Forsett, the Ravens' official website reports.
Dennis Pitta, TEQuestionableMay 4
Comment: Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said Saturday that he is still not sure what will happen with Pitta (hip), the Baltimore Sun reports.
Chicago Bears
NAMESTATUSDATE
Jared Allen, DEProbableMay 5
Comment: Allen (back) will convert to outside linebacker for the Bears during the upcoming season, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Lamarr Houston, DEQuestionableMay 5
Comment: Houston (knee) was unable to participate in last week's minicamp, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Cincinnati Bengals
NAMESTATUSDATE
Tyler Eifert, TEProbableMay 6
Comment: Eifert, who dealt with an elbow injury last season and is still bouncing back from shoulder surgery, expects to be fully recovered by the time training camp begins, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Cleveland Browns
NAMESTATUSDATE
Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CBQuestionableMay 3
Comment: The Browns selected Ekpre-Olomu (knee) in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL Draft, 241st overall.
Dallas Cowboys
NAMESTATUSDATE
Morris Claiborne, CBQuestionableMay 5
Comment: The Cowboys declined to pick up the fifth-year option on Claiborne's (knee) contract, David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports.
Sean Lee, LBQuestionableMay 2
Comment: Lee (knee) has looked "fantastic" in offseason workouts, Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News reports. Cowboys Director of Player Personnel Stephen Jones added, "As you might expect, he's ready to go."
Houston Texans
NAMESTATUSDATE
Jaelen Strong, WRProbableMay 2
Comment: Strong, who was selected by the Texans in the third round (70th overall) of the NFL Draft, said his wrist is fine, the Houston Chronicle reports. "The Houston Texans tested my wrist when I was down there and they thought that everything was OK," said Strong.
New England Patriots
NAMESTATUSDATE
Alfonzo Dennard, CBProbableMay 5
Comment: Dennard (hamstring) is getting released by the Patriots, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe
Aaron Dobson, WRProbableMay 3
Comment: This figures to be a big offseason for Dobson (hamstring), who was limited to just four games last season, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss.
San Francisco 49ers
NAMESTATUSDATE
DeAndre Smelter, WRQuestionableMay 2
Comment: The 49ers selected Smelter (knee) in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, 132nd overall.
St. Louis Rams
NAMESTATUSDATE
Todd Gurley, RBQuestionableMay 3
Comment: Gurley's availability for the start of the 2015 season remains a question mark, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.