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Deiondre' Hall received six months' probation Feb. 6 after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct and public intoxication charges related to a March 2017 incident in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Adam Vinatieri intends to play a 23rd NFL season in 2018, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Nick Folk (knee) met last week with Dr. James Andrews, who officially cleared the 33-year-old to resume kicking, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

The Texans officially released Brian Cushing on Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

The Bears released Jerrell Freeman (concussion/pectoral) Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

The Jaguars exercised Marcedes Lewis' $3.5 million team option for 2018 on Tuesday, Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida Times-Union reports.

The Buccaneers released Doug Martin on Tuesday, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The Eagles aren't planning to tender a 2018 contract to Jaylen Watkins, which will make him an unrestricted free agent at the start of the new league year, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Eli Rogers (knee), who underwent surgery Jan. 17 to repair the ACL and meniscus in his right knee, remains on crutches but is expected to recover within 4-to-6 months, Dave Lolley of DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.

Ben Ijalana will become a free agent after the Jets declined to exercise his team option for the 2018 season, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.

Julius Peppers (shoulder) is "leaning toward" playing in 2018 but isn't thought to have interest in signing with a team other than Carolina, Scott Fowler of the Charlotte Observer reports.

Junior Galette said last week in a radio appearance with 106.7 The Fan Washington that he doesn't expect the Redskins to re-sign him when he becomes a free agent at the start of the new league year, Scott Allen of The Washington Post reports."I haven't spoken to [the Washington front office] personally," Galette said. "But speaking to my agent, Drew Rosenhaus…he just basically said they're pretty much gonna let me test free agency, because I'm pretty sure that if it was the other way around, I think they would have offered me a deal and nothing has been offered. There's nothing else left for me to believe but they want me to test free agency."

Jeff Driskel underwent surgery to repair the broken left arm he suffered in late December and isn't expected to miss time when the Bengals begin their offseason workout program in April, Jim Owczarski of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

The Cowboys will use their franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence before the 3 p.m. EST deadline March 6, but plan to continue negotiating with the defensive end through mid-July on a long-term contract, David Moore of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Colts head coach Frank Reich said last week that Andrew Luck (shoulder) has yet to begin a throwing program, Kevin Bowen of 1070 The Fan Indianapolis reports.

Lions general manager Bob Quinn said after the team's Week 17 win over the Packers that Eric Ebron would be retained in 2018, Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports.

The Jets view Bilal Powell as a "complementary" running back, Rich Cimini of ESPN reports.

Brian Cushing has been informed that he will be released by the Texans prior to the start of the new league year March 14, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Derrick Johnson, who will become an unrestricted free agent March 14, said Wednesday in an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio that he would like to play "a couple more years."

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Thursday that Ryan Shazier, who underwent spinal stabilization surgery Dec. 14, has been working out at the team's facility on a daily basis, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. "He does some physical workouts in the morning and he either sits in with the coaches or he sits in with [the front office]. He's learning some personnel stuff, just to keep him involved with us, then he goes and does his rehab at a rehab facility."