Cardinals pushing for more consistency out of WR Michael Floyd
"I think some frustration went into his play at times," Arians said. "But he still needs to hit a consistency level. He's a thousand-yard player every year. He should have had a thousand, easily, last year."
Floyd finished with 47 catches for 841 yards and six touchdowns in 2014. He is entering the final year of his contract in 2015.
Bears defensive end Jared Allen played through herniated disc in 2014
"I just don't know how to miss games," Allen says. "It killed me that I had to miss one."
Allen totaled 55 tackles with 5 1/2 sacks in 15 games last season.
QB Sam Bradford's college coach talked him out of retiring last year
After suffering his second season-ending injury in nine months last year, quarterback
Josh Heupel, a former college coach, talked with Bradford after the injury and persuaded him to stay in the NFL.
Seahawks re-sign Demarcus Dobbs
Dobbs' agent, Wesley Spencer confirmed the news on Twitter.
Dobbs joined the Seahawks in November after being waived by San Francisco. He had six tackles in four games with the Seahawks.
C.J. Anderson enters offseason as Broncos top RB
"He made a big jump as a player, and I think he's earned the right to walk in to the offseason program -- the OTAs -- and line up as our starter," Kubiak said, per DenverBroncos.com. "But he's got to continue to earn it on a daily basis. I think he's shown he has all the ability to be an excellent starter in this league, so we're really looking forward to working with him."
Anderson rushed for 849 yards and eight touchdowns last season, most coming late in the season, after
"All those guys are young. I think all three of those guys ... have all kind of had their little spurts of success with the club when they've had their opportunity," Kubiak said. "But they're all young. Who's going to be the bell cow, who's going to play every down, who's going to be the three-down player, they've got to sort that out. C.J. has shown the flashes of doing that."
Erin Henderson will meet with Jets
Henderson met with the
Jared Allen tells Bears 'I'm still good, really'
"I was less anxious and so much more eager to talk to them," Allen said, per NFL.com. "Just to say, 'Hey guys. I know the film from last year only shows 5.5 sacks. But don't believe that's all I have left. I'm good still. Really."
Allen also said he was willing to play a stand-up pass rushing spot instead of the hand-in-the-dirt stance he's used most of his career. "It requires you to refocus and rekindle your energy," he said. "You can't get stuck in your same old patterns."
Saints' Brian Dixon arrested for resisting officer
According to the New Orleans Advocate, Dixon was pulled over for riding a moped. He questioned the officer about why that wasn't permitted, which led to his arrest.
Dixon was booked at 5:50 AM and was being held on $1,000 bond. The team is aware of the incident, and NFL security is investigating.
Later in the morning, Dixon tweeted, "It hurts to know that I wasn't causing no trouble and was fully cooperating. :( "
Report: LB Desmond Bishop will visit 49ers
Bishop played in two games for the 49ers last season after beginning the year with the Cardinals. After losing both Patrick Willis and Chris Borland to retirement, the team is looking for linebackers.
Over his eight-year NFL career, the 30-year-old has 299 total tackles, nine sacks, nine passes defensed, one interception and eight forced fumbles.
Steelers' Mike Tomlin has high expectations for the offense
“My expectation is they're capable of being the very best because we've got the goods,” Tomlin said Tuesday at the NFL's annual owners meetings. “We've got guys that are capable. We've got guys that know what they're doing. We've got guys that played together for an extended period of time now. So that's a reasonable expectation.”
Tomlin brought up the Patriots and how their offense can do whatever it needs to given their opponent that week. He wants an offense for all occasions. The Steelers set a franchise-record last season with 27.2 points per game. The team had a stretch of three games where they averaged 41.3 points per contest.
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