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Davon House declares himself 100 percent 06-16-2013
Davon House CB GB
Packers CB Davon House declared himself 100 percent recovered from last year's debilitating left shoulder woes.

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
House could've undergone year-ending surgery after the preseason dislocation, but instead gutted it out and was largely ineffective across nine appearances (five starts). House had the surgery on January 23, costing him all of OTAs. A big (6'0/195), physical press corner, House arguably has as much upside as any Packers CB. He'll jump right back into the mix for snaps.
Driver: I'm open to in-season Packers return 06-16-2013
Donald Driver WR GB
Retired WR Donald Driver suggested at the Packers' charity softball game Sunday that he'd be open to returning if Green Bay called this year.

Ty Dunne on Twitter
Brett Favre's nine-year teammate apparently was not joking. "I think the thing for me is if the Packers call midseason, I'd be in shape," said 38-year-old Driver, who "officially" retired on January 31. "I've been staying in shape." Reporters didn't ask what Driver would do if the Jets or Vikings called.
DuJuan Harris confirms he'll be set for camp 06-16-2013
DuJuan Harris RB GB
Speaking at the Packers' annual charity softball game Sunday, DuJuan Harris (lung cyst) confirmed he'll be ready for the start of training camp.

Ty Dunne on Twitter
Harris missed minicamp after a cyst was found on his lung during his pre-camp physical. He promised to be "110 percent" soon, and it sounds like he will be. Harris participated fully in the softball game, swinging a bat and playing in the field. He's a candidate for change-of-pace carries behind Eddie Lacy.
Brian Quick ends Rams OTAs as No. 4 receiver 06-16-2013
Brian Quick WR STL
Second-year WR Brian Quick ended OTAs as the Rams' No. 4 receiver, behind Tavon Austin, Chris Givens, and Austin Pettis.

St Louis Post-Dispatch
Pettis spent the spring as the starting X receiver. Givens is the Z, and Austin will start in the slot. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch insists Quick's offseason was not necessarily a disappointment, "it's just that Pettis has been that impressive." Assured OC Brian Schottenheimer, "(Quick's) doing a lot better. He's stepped up this year. He's just much more comfortable." Quick is competing directly with Pettis, who is an underwhelming possession receiver despite his big spring. The battle at X receiver will rage on into August.
Haslett wants Tanard Jackson to play in 2013 06-16-2013
Tanard Jackson S WAS
Redskins DC Jim Haslett says the team would welcome back suspended FS Tanard Jackson if he's reinstated before the season.

CSN Washington
Jackson's suspension for multiple violations of the league's substance-abuse policy is considered "indefinite," but is subject to review on September 3 -- just under one week before Washington's opener against Philadelphia. "He's a heck of a football player,' Haslett said of Jackson. "I don't know where that stands with the NFL, but we'd welcome him back with open arms."
'Strong possibility' Heath Miller misses Wk 1 06-16-2013
Heath Miller TE PIT
According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, there's a "strong possibility" Heath Miller (ACL, MCL, PCL surgery) won't be ready for Week 1.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
In this scenario, blocker Matt Spaeth would be Pittsburgh's starting tight end. The Trib-Review calls Miller "out indefinitely," despite previous optimism he'd be ready for the opener. He didn't participate in any portions of OTAs. Miller suffered the three-ligament knee tear on December 23 and had reconstructive surgery on January 2. He'll be viewed as a TE2 only in fantasy drafts.
Ronnie Hillman to be Broncos Week 1 starter? 06-16-2013
Ronnie Hillman RB DEN
The Colorado Springs Gazette predicts Ronnie Hillman will be the Broncos' Week 1 starting tailback, before Montee Ball passes him "by the end of September."

Colorado Springs Gazette
It's a notable item, but keep in mind beat writer Paul Klee is simply guessing. Klee also expects to "see plenty of (Knowshon) Moreno" in what ostensibly would be a three-man running rotation, "because he's their most reliable pass blocker." Certainly, the Broncos' lead running back job will come down to pass protection, which is more important to Peyton Manning than any quarterback in the NFL. We still expect Ball to run away from the job if he demonstrates efficient blitz-pickup ability in training camp and preseason games. Hillman is a change-of-pace scatback, and Moreno's talent is pedestrian at best.
Report: Willis McGahee cut due to poor health 06-16-2013
Willis McGahee RB CLE
The Colorado Springs-Gazette has it "on good authority" that the Broncos released Willis Mcgahee because he's not healthy.

Colorado Springs Gazette
Per beat writer Paul Klee, McGahee's poor health was "the No. 1 reason" he took reps sparingly at minicamp and was cut loose on Thursday. Asked if McGahee was released because he skipped OTAs, coach John Fox replied "That has nothing to do with it." McGahee tore his MCL and fractured his leg last season. If he's not 100 percent, he'll have a hard time finding work before training camp.
Steelers not talking extension with S Clark 06-16-2013
Ryan Clark S WAS
The Steelers have not approached contract-year FS Ryan Clark about an extension.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
It's not surprising because the Steelers traded up to draft Clark's heir apparent in Shamarko Thomas. Clark wants to finish his career in Pittsburgh, but may not have that option. Thomas is much cheaper and Clark turns 34 in October.
Santonio Holmes' Lisfranc fracture was severe 06-16-2013
Santonio Holmes WR CHI
Santonio Holmes recently shed light on the details of his 2012 Lisfranc foot fracture, and it was of the most severe variety.

ESPN New York
Holmes said the fracture was "grade four" in nature -- the most serious kind -- and included a muscle tear in addition to a joint separation in his mid-foot. Holmes required a followup surgery to remove a plate and screws from the foot in March, but two screws will stay in permanently. Holmes still can't run or cut, and his status for Week 1 is very much in question. ESPN New York's Rich Cimini suspects the Jets may have to add another receiver.
Dennis Johnson impressing at Texans OTAs 06-16-2013
Dennis Johnson RB HOU
Rookie RB Dennis Johnson has reportedly been the most impressive undrafted free agent in the Texans' offseason program.

John McClain on Twitter
A favorite of Rotoworld draft guru Josh Norris, Johnson is undersized (5'7/196) but fits the Texans' system "ideally" per beat writer John McClain. Johnson is experienced in blitz pickup and an excellent receiver out of the backfield. He ran 4.48 at the Arkansas Pro Day. Johnson is competing with Cierre Wood and Ray Graham for one or two roster spots behind Arian Foster and Ben Tate.
Munchak: Washington is very much in our plans 06-16-2013
Nate Washington WR TEN
Coach Mike Munchak said Nate Washington is "very much" in the Titans' plans.

Nashville Tennessean
"He is our leader," Munchak said. "We know how thin that position can get real quickly, and we have a good group to watch. Nate is very much in our plans." The Titans have spent a ton of money, but they're still not in a position where they need to shed Washington's $4.2 million salary. Also, the team is in win-now mode as GM Ruston Webster and Munchak try to save their jobs.
Ryan Broyles 'poised for a breakout season' 06-16-2013
Ryan Broyles WR DET
Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com called Ryan Broyles (ACL surgery) "by far" the biggest surprise of the spring.

detroitlions.com
"[Broyles] was making plays across the middle of the field and really looked good," Twentyman wrote. "He's still not 100 percent, but expect a big year from No. 84. With Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush and Brandon Pettigrew getting a lot of attention, Broyles is poised for a breakout season." We were initially skeptical that Broyles would be ready for Week 1, but his recovery time is at another level. He could be cleared at some point in training camp.
Greg Orton impressive at Broncos OTAs 06-16-2013
Greg Orton WR NE
The Broncos' official website singled out WR Greg Orton as a player who "answered the call" in spring practices.

denverbroncos.com
"I really think that he's making big strides to really push that back end of the receiver group to who's going to be that last guy to make the team," said OC Adam Gase. Orton, already 26, has never appeared in an NFL game after toiling around in arena football and on practice squads for the last few years. He has good size (6-foot-3, 199), but his speed (4.69 forty in 2009) is suspect.
Will Allen the favorite to start at FS? 06-16-2013
Will Allen S PIT
ESPN Dallas considers Will Allen the favorite to be the Cowboys' starting free safety.

ESPN Dallas
Allen, 31 on Monday, signed a one-year deal in March, and he has 33 career starts under his belt through nine seasons. The veteran will face competition from second-year S Matt Johnson, but Johnson wasn't overly impressive in OTAs and minicamp. Barry Church has a firm grip on the strong safety spot.
Childs up to a rocked up 225 pounds 06-16-2013
Greg Childs WR MIN
Vikings WR Greg Childs (torn patellar tendons) is up to 225 pounds.

Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Childs is listed at 217 on the team's official website, but what makes it so much more impressive is that he had dipped all the way to 180 last winter. Childs was recovering from double patellar tendon tears, and the pain medicine made him sick to his stomach. He's now lifting "crazy weight, like lineman weight" as his recovery is ongoing. Childs could be medically cleared for the start of training camp, but any contributions in 2013 would be a surprise.
Colts to get DHB plenty of opportunities 06-16-2013
Darrius Heyward-Bey WR PIT
The National Football Post's Dan Pompei reports the Colts "will be trying to get" Darrius Heyward-Bey more opportunities than he ever had in Oakland.

National Football Post
Pompei adds that the Colts are looking to develop their vertical passing attack further this season, and part of their enthusiasm has to do with DHB's acquisition. The coaching staff sees Heyward-Bey as a "potentially explosive playmaker" who can get behind coverage. He and T.Y. Hilton will likely alternate in two-wide sets early on, but we'd expect Hilton to run away with the starting job opposite Reggie Wayne. Heyward-Bey will still see plenty of snaps as the No. 3.
Colts to use Fleener more as vertical threat 06-16-2013
Coby Fleener TE IND
The National Football Post's Dan Pompei reports the Colts plan to use second-year TE Coby Fleener more as a vertical threat this season.

National Football Post
Fleener averaged just 10.8 YPR on 26 catches as a rookie. Over his final two years at Stanford, he averaged 17.6 YPR on 62 grabs under OC Pep Hamilton. Fleener and fellow second-year TE Dwayne Allen are both going to see the field a ton, which is going to put a cap on both of their potential fantasy outputs. We like Fleener a bit more than Allen, but he's nothing more than a mid-to-low TE2.
Goodson has been impressive in practice 06-16-2013
Mike Goodson RB NYJ
ESPN New York reports RB Mike Goodson's future with the Jets remains "up in the air."

ESPN New York
Goodson is facing five charges after his May weapons and drugs arrest. His case is headed to a grand jury, but that process could take a few months. On the practice field, Goodson's explosiveness has reportedly been impressive. If he makes the team, expect him to be the change-of-pace to Chris Ivory.
Jaguars grooming Brewster as Meester's heir 06-16-2013
Mike Brewster C JAX
The Florida Times Union thinks the Jaguars are "grooming" G/C Mike Brewster to be C Brad Meester's heir apparent.

Florida Times Union
Brewster, signed as an UDFA out of Ohio State last year, appeared in 12 games as a rookie. Per Pro Football Focus, he played a total of 556 snaps and received a negative grade in all seven starts at left guard. Meester was re-signed to a one-year deal, but the 36-year-old is approaching the end of his run.
Falcons, Seymour couldn't agree to terms 06-16-2013
Richard Seymour DT OAK
Free agent DT Richard Seymour says he and the Falcons haven't been able to agree to terms.

Jason La Canfora on Twitter
"I thank them for their efforts," Seymour said. It sounds as if talks may be dead. Back in March, there was a report that Seymour would only play football if he "gets paid a lot." That's just not going to happen. 33-year-old Seymour may be content with hanging up the cleats and walking away from the game.