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Darnell Dockett was released by the Cardinals on Friday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Impact

Dockett already acknowledged the possibility of a split, but it's still possible the two sides will work things out as the veteran defensive tackle prepares for his age-34 season. Never one to be shy about his opinions, Dockett seems to have a good relationship with the Arizona fanbase and organization. Now more than six months removed from tearing the ACL and MCL in his right knee, Dockett should be healthy in time for the start of the 2015 season. He had 46 tackles (36 solo) and 4.5 sacks over 16 games in 2013, and he's long been more valuable than his statistics alone suggest.

Brandon Gibson was released by the Dolphins on Friday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

Impact

Gibson joins former teammate Brian Hartline, who was released by the Dolphins earlier in the day. With Mike Wallace's status with the team still in limbo, the only sure thing regarding Miami's receiving corps is that Jarvis Landry will have a significant role in 2015. Gibson played well as the Dolphins No. 3 wideout in 2013, before a torn patellar tendon ended his season early. He then struggled in 2014, producing just 5.8 yards per target on 51 looks. He may need to compete for a roster spot in training camp, depending on where he lands. The Dolphins are purging their roster of the players they unwisely overpaid in past seasons.

Stephen Bowen was released by the Redskins on Friday, Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports.

Impact

The Redskins dumped a pair of veteran defensive linemen, releasing Bowen and Barry Cofield. The team recently signed fellow lineman Ricky Jean-Francois, who was released by the Colts earlier this week. Bowen had 41 tackles and six sacks back in 2011, but his career has otherwise barely registered from a statistical perspective.

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said there is "no question" that Devonta Freeman can serve as a full-time back in Atlanta's offense, the Falcons' official website reports.

Impact

Steven Jackson was recently released, while Jacquizz Rodgers and Antone Smith are both set to become unrestricted free agents. That leaves Freeman as the team's projected starter for 2015, but there's still an entire offseason that needs to play out, with a strong group of running backs in both free agency and the draft. There has been no shortage of Freeman hype so far this offseason.

Vince Young is registered for the NFL veteran's combine, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

Impact

Now 31 years old, Young is unlikely to take another snap in the NFL. He'll be 32 by the time the 2015 season begins.

Barry Cofield was released by the Redskins on Friday, ESPN's John Keim reports.

Impact

It probably wasn't much of a decision, as the transaction saves Washington approximately $4.1 million against the 2015 cap. Soon to be 31 years old, Cofield should catch on elsewhere, if he doesn't agree to a smaller contract with the Redskins. He has never topped 54 tackles or four sacks in a single season.

Charlie Johnson was released by the Vikings on Friday, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.

Impact

Johnson has 115 NFL starts to his name, including 14 from the 2014 season. Despite having the benefit of continuity, Minnesota's offensive line was quietly among the league's most disappointing units in 2014.

Zach Miller signed a one-year extension with the Bears that will run through 2015, ESPN's Michael C. Wright reports.

Impact

Miller missed the entire 2014 season because of a foot injury, but he was previously expected to serve as Martellus Bennett's top backup. With Bennett under contract at a very reasonable price for 2015, Miller is unlikely to have a significant role in the passing game. He may even need to compete for a roster spot.

Robert Geathers was released by the Bengals on Friday.

Impact

A Bengal for the first 10 years of his career, Geathers oddly piled up 10.5 sacks in 2006, but he has otherwise never topped 3.5 in a season. While he once had a reputation as a solid run defender, the 31-year-old Geathers will likely need to compete for a roster spot in 2015, assuming he wants to keep playing.

Greg Little was released by the Bengals on Friday.

Impact

A former second-round selection of the Browns, Little has struggled with drops throughout his career, along with an inability to consistently get separation. He does offer an excellent combination of size and strength for a wide receiver, so he shouldn't have much trouble finding a team that will let him compete for a roster spot. At this point, it's probably safe to write Little off as nothing more than a depth player.

The Vikings are expected to ask Adrian Peterson to reduce his $12.5 million contract for 2015, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. While the NFL plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling that overturned Peterson's suspension, the Vikings and Peterson can talk about a new contract while he remains on the Commissioner's exempt list during the appeal process.

Impact

The ruling from U.S. District Court Judge David Doty overturned the suspension, but sent the case back to the NFL to make a ruling that was consistent with the collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and NFLPA. While the ultimate decision on the case may not be known for months, the Vikings can talk to Peterson and re-work his contract, release or trade him during the appeal process. As a result, the Vikings and Peterson can start to figure out if he'll be on the team in 2015. Vikings management has said they want Peterson to return for 2015, but Peterson recently said he's uneasy with a return to the team and there are reports his agent told Vikings management his client would never play for the team again. This report saying the Vikings will ask him to take a pay cut could mean the team isn't as committed for him to return as their recent overtures would appear.

Chris Canty was released by the Ravens on Friday, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports.

Impact

Canty's contract wasn't all that unreasonable, but he's not much more than a solid veteran, and the Ravens have some interesting young talent on the defensive line. Assuming the 10-year veteran doesn't re-sign with Baltimore, his absence should clear the way for Timmy Jernigan to join the starting lineup in 2015. With just 21.5 sacks in his 10 NFL seasons, Canty has never been much of an IDP producer.

Harry Douglas has been released by the Falcons, FOX Sports 1's Jenna Laine reports.

Impact

A solid No. 3 receiver for most of his six seasons in Atlanta, Douglas exploded for a 85-1,067-2 receiving line in 2013, when Roddy White and Julio Jones were severely limited by injuries. Douglas doesn't stick out in any one regard, as he's 5-11 with average athletic ability for his position. Still, while there's not a whole lot to get excited about, he's a solid enough player that there will likely be teams with interest in bringing him in as a No. 2 wide receiver. Expectations should remain modest, but a move away from Atlanta could very well boost Douglas' fantasy outlook for 2015.

Brian Hartline was released by the Dolphins on Friday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

Impact

Following consecutive 1,000-yard seasons, Hartline produced an ugly 39-474-2 receiving line on 63 targets in 2014. He's never been an explosive player, and his per-target production is typically underwhelming. With Mike Wallace also carrying a bloated contract, the Miami receiving corps may undergo an offseason overhaul. Jarvis Landry is seemingly assured of a big role in 2015, but it remains to be seen how the rest will shake out. As for Hartline, the 28-year-old wideout should be able to find a team that allows him to compete for a starting job in training camp. However, he's unlikely to re-emerge as a 1,000-yard receiver.

Matt Hasselbeck signed a one-year contract with the Colts, Kevin Bowen of Colts.com reports.

Impact

Hasselbeck will return for a third straight year as the top backup to Andrew Luck, who has yet to miss a game through three NFL seasons. It's an ideal gig for the 39-year-old former Seahawk, as he hasn't been needed in a meaningful situation since signing with the Colts in 2013.

Steven Jackson was released by the Falcons on Thursday.

Impact

There was never any chance Jackson would be retained under the same contract, which called for a base salary of $3.75 million in 2015. It's possible the two sides will look to work out a less costly agreement, but it probably makes more sense for Jackson to move on. While far from the dominant force we saw in St. Louis, Jackson still offers a respectable combination of power running, pass blocking, and receiving skills. He'd profile well as a backup for a contending team, if he wants to continue playing and thinks he can stay healthy. As for the Falcons, the in-house options at running back are led by 2014 fourth-round selection Devonta Freeman, with both Jacquizz Rodgers and Antone Smith slated to become unrestricted free agents.

Ricky Jean-Francois signed a three-year, $11.25 million contract with the Redskins on Thursday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

Impact

Jean-Francois was released by the Colts earlier this week, making him eligible to sign with a new team before the start of the free agency period. He figures to at least compete for a starting job in Washington, but he's never been much of an IDP producer, with just 96 tackles (64 solo) and 8.5 sacks through five NFL seasons.

Kendall Langford was released by the Rams on Thursday, ESPN's Nick Wagoner reports.

Impact

In Aaron Donald and Michael Brockers, the Rams have a pair of former first-round draft picks at defensive tackle. The team is reportedly willing to bring Langford back for a figure much lower than the $6 million he was scheduled to make in 2015, but it's believed the veteran defensive tackle will look for a starting job. If he ultimately returns to St. Louis, Langford will likely be the team's top defensive tackle off the bench.

Kiko Alonso, coming off ACL surgery last July, expects to be ready to be fully ready for July's training camp. "I anticipate being 100 percent before camp," Alonso told BuffaloBills.com. "By camp, I definitely feel I'll be at 100 percent. I feel very good with where I'm at. By camp I'll be full go."

Impact

Alonso recorded 159 tackles in his rookie season before injuring himself in a workout ahead of last season, and ended up missing the whole campaign. He's surely going to have a starting spot for 2015, but his exact role remains unclear. There's some small benefit in that the defensive coordinator for Alonso's healthy campaign was Mike Pettine, whose defense will somewhat resemble whatever Rex Ryan throws out there this season, as opposed to the one Jim Schwartz used last season when Alonso was injured.

The Chiefs have released Anthony Fasano, ESPN's Adam Teicher reports.

Impact

Fasano, who finished the 2014 season with 25 catches on 37 targets for 226 yards and four touchdowns, should catch on elsewhere as a depth tight end, but probably the most significant aspect of his release from a fantasy perspective is that it should lead to added opportunities in the Chiefs' offense for the promising Travis Kelce.