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D'Onta Foreman signed a four-year contract with the Texans on Saturday, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports.


Foreman is the last of Houston's draft picks to sign. The deal is reportedly worth more than $3 million per year.

Shaquil Barrett (hip) could return for training camp, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports. "I'm doing good," Barrett said Saturday. "I have a couple more weeks left on crutches and once that's over, I should be able to start doing some more stuff to get myself ready (to return), probably about halfway through camp."


Barrett, who hurt his right hip while training by himself earlier this offseason, said he's not in pain, so it seems the crutches he's using are simply a precaution. Considering he's aiming for a return during training camp, it doesn't sound like his availability for Week 1 is in doubt.

Myles Garrett (foot) was revealed to be dealing with a sprained left foot on Saturday, Nate Ulrich of The Akron Beacon Journal reports.


Technically speaking, Garrett suffered a lateral foot sprain, which isn't a serious injury in the bigger picture and honestly might have been a best-case scenario all things considered. The top overall pick is expected to return to form in time for training camp.

Zach Zenner could still have a role on offense despite the return of a healthy Ameer Abdullah, Mike O'Hara of the Lions' official site reports. "I see consistent progress and improvement with [Zenner]," head coach Jim Caldwell said. "I don't think anybody has any question, if you watched him progress last year, that Zach can run the ball. But he's also a guy that's very talented in terms of being able to help us on special teams. He can run the ball. He can pass protect. He can catch the ball out of the backfield."


Late last leason, after a fractured foot landed Abdullah on injured reserve with a foot injury and while Theo Riddick was on the shelf due to a pair of problematic wrists, Zenner took over lead running back duties from a struggling Dwayne Washington and aided the Lions' quest for a playoff berth by rumbling for 290 total yards and three touchdowns during the season's final three games. His average of 3.8 yards per carry was heavily skewed by his early-season struggles, considering he averaged 3.1 yards per carry across 36 attempts from Week 1 through Week 8, but he finished the season averaging 4.2 yards per carry across 63 attempts from Week 12 onwards. With both Abdullah and Riddick expected to return in feature-back and pass-catching roles, respectively, Zenner would most likely fit in as more of a short-yardage specialist, an assignment Detroit has been reserving for its plus-size running backs under Caldwell. Since Zenner checks in at 221 pounds– compared to 203 for Abdullah and 201 for Riddick – he certainly fits the bill. Unfortunately for fantasy purposes, Zenner might turn out to be more of a nuisance than anything considering he won't see many carries behind Abdullah but will be a threat to vulture touchdowns on a weekly basis.

Trey Griffey (undisclosed) reverted to the Colts' injured reserve.


Griffey was waived on Monday after suffering an unspecified injury but reverts to the injured reserve list since he'd cleared waivers. Barring an injury settlement, he'll likely stay on IR all season.

Donald Hawkins signed a contract with the Chiefs on Friday, Terez A. Paylor of The Kansas City Star reports.


Hawkins has spent time with eight different franchises since he entered the league as an undrafted free agent out of Texas in 2014. He's unlikely to make the final 53-man roster.

Trevon Hartfield signed a contract with the Chiefs on Friday, Terez A. Paylor of The Kansas City Star reports.


Hartfield went undrafted out of Oklahoma State in 2016 after a productive season in which he recorded 73 tackles, 25 passes defensed and five interceptions. He'll look to secure a reserve role behind starting safeties Eric Berry (heel) and Ron Parker.

Fred Brown signed a contract with the Colts on Friday, ESPN reports.


Brown, an undrafted free agent, had 50 receptions for 785 yards and five touchdowns across three seasons at Mississippi State but was dismissed from the university for violating the school's honor code. He'll likely need to excel on special teams in order to make the team in advance of the regular season.

Martin Ifedi signed a contract with the Falcons on Thursday, Charles Odum of The Savannah Morning News reports.


Ifedi, who has spent time with the Falcons each of the past two seasons, was given a tryout on Tuesday and evidently performed well enough to earn a spot on the 90-man roster. However, he'll likely need to have an impressive training camp and preseason in order to survive final cuts come Week 1.

Marquis Lucas signed a contract with the Falcons on Thursday, Charles Odum of The Savannah Morning News reports.


Lucas will compete for a depth role along the Falcons' offensive line.

Antwan Goodley (undisclosed) reached an injury settlement with the Packers on Friday.


The injury settlement removes Goodley from the Packers' injured reserve. When healthy, the Baylor product will look to catch on as a depth wideout elsewhere.

Jordan Howard (R, Chi)

Jordan Howard underwent offseason eye surgery, Terrin Waack of The Chicago Tribune reports.


As a result of the surgery, Howard claims he now has 20/20 vision. The running back is yearning to be a bigger part of the passing attack moving forward and one would think that any upgraded clarity could only aid his ability to snag passes out of the backfield. However, the Bears' offseason acquisitions of Benny Cunningham and Tarik Cohen – both of whom are pass-catching specialists – suggests that Chicago management might actually be looking to lessen Howard's workload in that area of the game. Plus, the fact of the matter is that the 2016 fifth-rounder was actually pretty involved as a receiver last season when considering he finished fourth on the team with 50 targets. The silver lining is that Howard won't actually need to see more work to improve his receiving totals so long as he improves upon his underwhelming 58 percent catch rate.

Kevin White (leg) is running at full speed, Rich Campbell of The Chicago Tribune reports.


White had been working his way back from a fractured fibula he suffered in Week 4 of last season, an injury that was unrelated to the fractured tibia that nullified his rookie season despite the fact it occurred to the same leg. While he needed to re-teach his body to run with proper alignment and technique as part of his rehab and was still out of commission when the Bears opened OTAs in May, White looks to have made it back for the majority of the offseason practices that Chicago has held thus far and has been impressing onlookers with his change of direction. Look for the West Virginia product to open training camp without any limitations now that he appears to be back to normal.

EJ Manuel has been getting second-team reps over Connor Cook, ESPN's Paul Gutierrez reports.


While Cook is still getting second-team reps as well, this is a positive development for Manuel. The former Bills starter will likely need to win the backup job in order to remain on the 53-man roster come Week 1.

Brandon McManus (K, Den)

Brandon McManus has signed his one-year, $2.8 million contract tender with the Broncos, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.


McManus, the most accurate kicker in Broncos history (min. 20 attempts), was previously a restricted free agent who was hesitant to sign his contract offer this offseason in hopes of landing a long-term deal. Considering the Broncos tendered him to a second-round pick, the kicker is clearly a valued member of the team and it only seems to be a matter of time before he gets his wish.

Thomas Gafford signed a contract with the Saints on Friday.


Gafford replaces fellow long snapper Jesse Schmitt, who was waived in a corresponding move.

The Saints placed Dan Arnold (undisclosed) on injured reserve Friday.


Arnold was waived/injured Thursday due to an unspecified injury. However, he cleared waivers and in turn reverted to the Saints' injured reserve list. Unless Arnold somehow becomes one of the two players the team activates off IR this season, he's likely stuck there until the end of the 2017 campaign.

Cooper Kupp, who suffered a back injury in Tuesday's practice, was a full a participant in Wednesday's practice, Rich Hammond of The Orange County Register reports.


Kupp suffered an apparent back injury while making a catch in Tuesday's practice, but since he wasn't limited in any capacity Wednesday, it seems the rookie dodged a bullet. Look for him to be at full speed when training camp opens at the end of July.

Vince Biegel (foot) might not be ready for the start of training camp, ESPN's Rob Demovsky reports.


It seems more likely than not that Biegel won't be ready for the start of camp. The Wisconsin product has missed valuable practice time this offseason due to a couple of health problems, the first being a hand injury and the second being an aggravation of the Jones fracture in his right foot that sidelined him for the final two games of his collegiate career. The former never seemed to a be a serious issue in any case, but the latter could prove problematic, in regard to Biegel's rookie-year availability, if it lingers into the latter stages of the summer.

Dede Westbrook (undisclosed) participated in individual drills this week, Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida Times-Union reports.


Westbrook missed the final eight days of OTAs in late May/early June due to an undisclosed injury. While it still isn't clear what the Oklahoma product is tending to, his participation in mandatory minicamp this week – albeit in a limited fashion – suggests the rookie is nearing a return to full strength and could be ready for the start of training camp in late July.