Texans tight end Owen Daniels, who's owed $4.5 million this year, said he's open to restructuring his contract, reports CSNHouston.com. Daniels added he's fully recovered from the broken leg he suffered last season.
Free agent tight end Brandon Pettigrew is a "viable option" for the Giants, reports the New York Daily News. The team is looking for a tight end who's a capable receiver and powerful blocker, and also is interested in Andrew Quarless, the report said.
Pettigrew caught 41 passes for 416 yards and two touchdowns in 14 games with the Lions last year.
The Steelers will release linebacker LaMarr Woodley on Tuesday and designate him a post-June 1 cut, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Woodley was owed $8 million this year, $8.5 million next year and $9 million in 2016.
The Browns are "very serious" about signing free agent safety Donte Whitner away from the 49ers, reports the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The two-time Pro Bowler would replace T.J. Ward, who's expected to leave via free agency.
The report said Whitner, who starred at Ohio State, considers the Browns among his top choices.
The Chargers will not tender offers to their exclusive-rights free agents, linebacker Bront Bird and guard Stephen Schilling, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. Both will become unrestricted free agents Tuesday.
Cowboys reach out to Anthony Spencer, Jason Hatcher
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
The Cowboys reached out to defensive end Anthony Spencer and defensive tackle Jason Hatcher in an effort to re-sign the unrestricted free agents, reports the Dallas Morning News. Part of that effort could include releasing end DeMarcus Ware or getting him to take a massive pay cut, the report said.
Without making a move with Ware, the Cowboys simply cannot afford to seriously pursue Spencer or Hatcher.