Peterson is frustrated with management in Minnesota for not showing him support through his legal case for child abuse. Peterson has not participated in any offseason activities so far, but skipping Tuesday's workout will cost him $250,000 in bonuses if he does not attend 90 percent of OTAs and minicamps.
Peterson has three years, $44.25 million left on his contract with Minnesota.Analysis:
Thomas was with the Dolphins the previous four years and totaled 1,480 career yards and 10 touchdowns on the ground. The Cowboys also worked out Ben Tate and Felix Jones.Analysis:
Hyde is dealing with a leg injury that isn't considered serious.
Rookie running back Mike Davis did practice despite injuring his thumb on Wednesday after catching a pass from Colin Kaepernick.
“Kap, man, I didn’t know he could throw a ball that fast,” Davis said. “I still caught it.”Analysis:
Randy Moss, Stevie Johnson and Bruce Ellington have all suffered various hand and finger injuries from Kaepernick's high-velocity passes.
After a 49ers OTA, Davis tweeted, "Kaep owes me a new thumb."Analysis:
Bills' running backs coach Anthony Lynn said, "I’d love to see him get that many rushes. If he’s getting that many touches, that means that we’re winning ball games, we’re running the ball. We’re controlling time of possession. We’re setting up the play action. We’re doing some good things if he touches it that many times," per the Buffalo News.
"I think he’s got a lot of good years left in him at 27, going into his seventh season," he said. "I talk to the guys all the time about Curtis Martin. This guy led the league in rushing his ninth year."Analysis:
That leaves Miami running back Duke Johnson , the Browns' third-round pick, as the only one of their twelve draft picks that is still unsigned.Analysis:
The wide receiver and running back performed so well in OTA work Wednesday that Pagano claimed that it appeared they had been with the organization for years.
"Pretty seamless," Pagano said about their work. "They don't miss a beat as far as the playbook goes, knowing what to do. Every time I see them in the huddle, break a huddle, to me it looks like they're going the right direction. They're lining up right. They're very talented, talented guys. They fit right into the locker room. They're professionals. ... They're not talkers. They're workers, they're doers."
Both veterans, however, have shown signs that their best days are behind them. The 33-year-old Johnson failed to reach 1,000 yards receiving last season for Houston for the first time in his last seven full seasons. The 32-year-old Gore managed another 1,000-yard performance in 2014, but his total was its lowest of any in a full season since 2008.Analysis:
Tate has played for Houston, Cleveland, Minnesota and Pittsburgh in his four-year NFL career.Analysis:
"The recovery is going pretty good," Smith said, per the Atlanta Journal Constitution. "I’m up and running. I’m almost full force, but not quite where I need to be. In time, that will take care of itself."Analysis:
Goodson's co-defendant in the case pleaded guilty and admitted that the gun was his. He said Goodson had no knowledge that the gun was in the car when police searched the vehicle.
The Jets released Goodson after he failed to show up for minicamp prior to the beginning of last season.Analysis: