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Marqise Lee (knee) is expected to miss the Jaguars' mandatory, three-day minicamp, which begins Tuesday, the Florida Times-Union reports. "I'm slowly progressing back," Lee said. "The trainers don't want to rush anything. Of course, I want to be out there and I feel like I could be out there. But, we aren't playing yet and I understand the coaches' and trainers' mindsets in getting me fully ready for when we come into training camp."

Impact

Lee injured his knee about a month ago and has been held out of all nine of the team's organized OTA's. At this point, he's without a firm return timetable, but the injury is unlikely to hamper the second-year receiver once the season rolls around. Lee caught 37 passes for 422 yards and one score as a rookie in 2014.

Matt Flynn worked out for the Patriots on Tuesday, Dianna Marie Russini of ESPN reports.

Impact

Flynn has not been offered a contract, but he may get a look as a second or third option behind expected interim starter Jimmy Garoppolo. As of now, Garrett Gilbert is the only other quarterback on the Patriots' roster.

Martavis Bryant became sick during practice Thursday after taking a supplement and was then carted off the field, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Impact

This is more than likely nothing too serious for Bryant, as it appears to be just a bad reaction to the supplement. The reports say that he is fine and expect Bryant to return to practice well before the end of the week.

Kelvin Benjamin (hamstring) returned to practice on Thursday, David Newton of ESPN reports.

Impact

Benjamin had been nursing a hamstring injury since the start of OTAs, and while his return is encouraging, it is likely the Panthers limit their star wide receiver's workload as a precautionary measure. Nevertheless, assuming Benjamin enters the season healthy, he will be looking to build on a very promising rookie campaign.

Jace Amaro (back) sat out practice once again on Thursday, Rich Cimini of ESPN New York reports.

Impact

Amaro has not practiced since hurting his back in OTAs last week, but the team insists it is not a major issue. Given that these are just offseason workouts, it's likely the Jets still hold Amaro out for a couple of days to prevent the injury from worsening.

Brian Quick (shoulder) continues to work out at OTAs and could be ready for training camp, ESPN.com's Nick Wagoner reports.

Impact

Quick keeps making progress faster than expected, as coach Jeff Fisher has been hesitant to put a timetable on Quick's return but is happy with how his rehab has gone. The wideout appears to be on his way to being fully healthy by the preseason barring any major setbacks.

Dwayne Bowe (knee) is participating in Thursday's practice, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Impact

Bowe tweaked his knee during an OTA session last week, and while the issue was not considered serious, he missed a few days of practice. Considering Bowe back on the field Thursday, it looks as though he's moved past the injury.

Amari Cooper is working as a return man during this week's mandatory minicamp, NFL.com reports.

Impact

The fourth overall pick out of Alabama has drawn rave reviews as a receiver, and the team is hoping his dynamic playmaking ability will translate to special teams. "Amari Cooper is another guy we're working back there," special teams coordinator Brad Seely said. "It depends on, you know, what exactly his role is on this football team if he's going to do some of that stuff. He could because he's got a lot of talent. At this time of the year, you're really just trying to evaluate as many guys as you can." It's tough to gauge whether the Raiders would actually deploy Cooper as a return man, as teams often shy away from giving elite receivers the extra workload, but the rookie's speed and elusiveness may be too much to pass up. Oakland does have veteran return specialist Trindon Holliday on the roster, however, and he figures to be the favorite to see most of the return reps when the regular season rolls around.

Brandon Marshall (toe) did not participate in team drills Thursday, Seth Walder of the New York Daily News reports.

Impact

Marshall was removed from Wednesday's session with a sore toe, and it appears he's still bothered by the issue. However, the fact that he's present at Thursday's practice is an indication that the ailment isn't overly serious, so Marshall shouldn't be hampered by the time training camp rolls around.

Tim Wright was released by the Patriots on Thursday, Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports.

Impact

Wright was in line to serve as one of the backups to Rob Gronkowski in his second year with the team, but the Patriots will instead cut bait with the tight end and his $585K salary. The move is a bit surprising, as Wright had just began to establish himself as a red-zone threat, catching six of his 26 receptions last season for scores. He'll now be subject to the NFL's waiver policy, and should find himself with multiple suitors.

Cowboys QB Tony Romo has been impressed by Terrance Williams' offseason work so far, David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports. "Terrance has had one of the best offseasons I've seen in a while," Romo said Wednesday. "I'm very excited about his approach, the way he's played up to this point in the offseason."

Impact

Williams is the first person to admit that he had an inconsistent second NFL season, in part due to his limited role in an offense that needed to give regular touches to DeMarco Murray, Dez Bryant and Jason Witten. Murray's now in Philadelphia though and Witten getting older, so the door could be open for Williams to see a much bigger workload in 2015. Earning Romo's trust this offseason would go a long way to making that possibility a reality.

Joseph Randle continues to handle first-team reps in OTAs, as neither Darren McFadden (hamstring) nor Ryan Williams (knee) have been healthy enough to take part in team drills.

Impact

While it's still a long way to training camp, much less Week 1, the fact that Randle's injury-prone competition is already having trouble staying healthy reaffirms the fact that at this point he should be considered the favorite to emerge as the Cowboys' primary running back. If Randle can avoid any off-field troubles, he has a real shot at putting together a breakout season.

Lache Seastrunk has been seeing plenty of action right away in OTAs due to injuries to Darren McFadden (hamstring) and Ryan Williams (knee), the Dallas Morning News reports.

Impact

At this point he's still a long shot to make the team out of training camp, but neither McFadden nor Williams are exactly iron men, so if Seastrunk can make a positive impression he could yet factor into the Cowboys' 2015 plans.

Dexter McCluster (knee) will be given a chance to compete for Tennessee's kick-return job, The Tennessean reports.

Impact

McCluster has returned just one kick the past three seasons, but has 52 career kick returns for an average of 20.9 yards. He'll compete with wide receiver Jacoby Ford and running back Antonio Andrews initially, but others may get into the mix.

Antonio Andrews will be among the candidates to become Tennessee's kick returner this coming season, The Tennessean reports.

Impact

Andrews returned five kicks during his rookie season 2014, averaging 22 yards per attempt. The undrafted free agent out of Western Kentucky returned 70 kicks for the Hilltoppers.

Jacoby Ford will get an opportunity to become Tennessee's kick returner, The Tennessean reports.

Impact

With the Titans moving on from Leon Washington, the kick-return job opens up. Ford, who was not with a team during the regular season in 2014, averages 25 yards per return on 75 opportunities in his career. He's record six returns of longer than 40 yards and posted four touchdowns on returns. He'll compete with running backs Antonio Andrews and Dexter McCluster.

Kerwynn Williams sat out the Cardinals' minicamp due to a minor hamstring injury, the Arizona Republic reports.

Impact

Williams in fact sat out the final week of OTAs as well, which combined with Stepfan Taylor's absence to afford 2015 third-round pick David Johnson reps with the first- and second-team offenses this week. In the meantime, head coach Bruce Arians was pleased with the progress made by his team in the offseason program and subsequently nixed the final practice of minicamp from the schedule. As a result, Williams likely will enter training camp as the third option, at best, on the depth chart at running back.

Stepfan Taylor missed the Cardinals' minicamp due to a minor calf injury, the Arizona Republic reports.

Impact

Because head coach Bruce Arians was pleased with the progress made by his team in the offseason program, he opted to cancel the third and final day of minicamp Thursday. However, both Taylor and Kerwynn Williams (hamstring) were absent this week, allowing 2015 third-round pick David Johnson to run with the first- and second-team offenses. Taylor's experience should afford him occasional touches yet again this season, but he seems poised to enter training camp as the Cardinals' third running back, at best, in the pecking order.

Troy Niklas is slated for a minor surgery on his left ankle in the near future, the Cardinals' official site reports.

Impact

After rolling his right ankle in the first day of minicamp Tuesday, Niklas resided on the sideline Wednesday in preparation for the procedure, which he said will remove the "tightrope" in the other ankle. He was afflicted with multiple high left ankle sprains throughout his rookie season in 2014, so he's hopeful that his movement will be better once training camp kicks off. With John Carlson (retirement) out of the picture, Niklas and Darren Fells are poised to handle the bulk of the tight end reps in the coming campaign.

C.J. Mosley signed a one-year deal with the Dolphins on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Impact

Mosley will join forces with Ndamukong Suh for the third season in a row, but a training-camp battle with Earl Mitchell will likely determine Suh's running mate at defensive tackle. In 31 games between 2013 and 2014 with the Lions, Mosley racked up 42 tackles (29 solo), 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery.