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Giants coach Tom Coughlin said he's counting on David Wilson (neck) but won't be in any rush to have the young running back contribute, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports. "I'm counting on [Wilson], but I am not going to put him in any circumstance until it's an absolute that he's 100 percent," Coughlin said. "I'm not going to mess with that one."

Impact

The Giants still have high hopes for the former first-round draft pick, but Wilson will first need to prove his health, and then need to prove that he can hold onto the ball. New York signed Rashad Jennings in March, and Coughlin's Giants have favored a committee approach in the backfield since Tiki Barber retired in 2006. Wilson is expected to be ready for training camp in July, but he's not yet back to full health.

Owen Daniels has signed with the Ravens, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

Daniels – who was limited to five games and 24 catches (for 252 yards) last season with the Texans due to a fractured fibula – gives the Ravens a viable option at TE to complement Dennis Pitta. The 31-year-old's familiarity with (new Ravens offensive coordinator) Gary Kubiak's system should help ease his transition after spending the first eight years of his NFL career in Houston uniform, but the continued presence of a healthy Pitta cuts into Daniels' fantasy upside.

After undergoing shoulder surgery in late March, Chris Conte is looking at a recovery period of 4-5 months, the Bears' official site reports.

Impact

As a result, Conte will be sidelined until training camp, but barring any setbacks, the safety should have a chance to be available at the start of the 2014 season. Conte recorded 90 tackles and three picks in 16 starts for the Bears this past season.

Rafael Bush has signed an offer sheet with the Falcons, the New Orleans Times-Review reports.

Impact

The Saints now have until April 8 to match Altanta's offer. The safety recorded 42 tackles for the Saints this past season in 13 games, including six starts.

Nate Burleson is slated to visit the Browns on Saturday, the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Impact

Burleson, who has also drawn interest from the Dolphins, caught 39 passes for 461 yards and a touchdown in nine games for the Lions in 2013. With the Browns, Burleson would added experience and depth to a wideout corps that is currently headed by Josh Gordon and also added slot man Andrew Hawkins to the mix last month.

The Patriots have signed Patrick Chung, the team's official site reports.

Impact

Chung – who New England made the No. 34 overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft – returns to the Patriots after a season with the Eagles in which he recorded 59 tackles in 12 games. He'll boost the Patriots' depth at safety in the wake of the team's release of Steve Gregory this offseason.

The Bengals have signed Danieal Manning (knee) to a one-year deal, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Impact

Manning – who was limited to 24 tackles and a sack in six games for the Texans in 2013 due to a knee injury – provides the Bengals with valuable depth and versatility for the their secondary thanks to his ability to work as either a safety or slot cornerback.

The Packers have re-signed John Kuhn, ESPN's Rob Demovsky reports.

Impact

Kuhn will thus reprise his role as the Packers' top fullback this coming season, after recording 10 carries for 38 yards and a TD and adding 13 catches for 81 yards in 2013. Kuhn – who scored six times for Green Bay in 2011 – has recorded just one TD in each of the last two seasons, so unless he sees added chances in close this coming season, he'll remain more valuable to the Packers than to fantasy owners.

The Redskins have signed Colt McCoy.

Impact

While Blaine Gabbert was brought in by the 49ers to back up Colin Kaepernick, McCoy – who held that job for San Francisco in 2013 – will now slot in as the Redskins' No. 3 QB behind Robert Griffin and Kirk Cousins.

Nate Burleson is slated to visit the Dolphins, the Miami Herald reports.

Impact

It will be the first free agent visit for Burleson, who caught 39 passes for 461 yards and a touchdown in nine games for the Lions this past season. If Burleson joins the Dolphins, he'd further bolster a Miami receiving corps that already includes Mike Wallace, Brian Hartline, Brandon Gibson and Rishard Matthews.

The Dolphins have signed Jordan Rodgers, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

Impact

Heading into the 2014 campaign, Rodgers, who spent most of last season on Tampa Bay's practice squad, figures to compete for the Dolphins' No. 3 QB job (with Pat Devlin) behind Ryan Tannehill and Matt Moore.

Marcus Ball signed a three-year deal with the Saints on Wednesday, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Impact

Ball addresses a current need for the Saints, as even though they signed Jarius Byrd, one of the most highly touted free agents this offseason, they were still left with only two safeties on the roster. Ball spent the last two seasons with the CFL's Toronto Argonauts, where he racked up 43 tackles, four sacks and three interceptions over his 2013 campaign. He was a linebacker in the CFL, which helps explain the relatively high tackle number, but he'll line up at safety for the Saints.

Jeremy Stewart signed his exclusive rights tender with the Raiders on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports.

Impact

Stewart – who recorded just two carries in 13 games last season – returns to provide depth in the Raiders' backfield, but fantasy relevance is a few breaks away for him, with Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew slated to lead the team's ground game in 2014.

Dan Orlovsky has signed a one-year deal with the Lions, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

Impact

Orlovsky, who spent the last two seasons with the Bucs, returns to the Lions (for whom he played between 2005-08) to serve as a backup behind Matthew Stafford, essentially replacing Shaun Hill, who signed with the Rams.

The Dolphins have signed Jason Fox, the Palm Beach Post reports.

Impact

Fox, who joins a re-tooled Miami offensive line – boosts the team's depth at right tackle, though the report suggests that the Dolphins are still likely to address the position in next month's NFL draft.

Kevin Cone is slated to sign with the Dolphins, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Impact

With just one catch for 12 yards for the Falcons this past season, look for Cone's primary contributions in a Miami uniform to come on special teams.

The Steelers have signed Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract.

Impact

In the wake of losing Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery in free agency, the Steelers were looking to bolster their depth at wideout, so they'll give Heyward-Bey – who caught 29 passes for 309 yards and a TD with the Colts in 2013 – a chance to bounce back in a Pittsburgh uniform. While Antonio Brown is the Steelers' clear top wideout option, Heyward-Bey joins the likes of Lance Moore, Markus Wheaton and Derek Moye in the competition for the 2014 wide receiver looks that don't go Brown's way.

Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com indicated Wednesday that he expects the Titans to release Chris Johnson this week.

Impact

In the event that Johnson is cut loose as La Canfora suggests, the report indicates that the Jets figure to be in the mix to sign the running back.

Jacoby Ford is a candidate to replace Josh Cribbs in the Jets' return game, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports.

Impact

While the report suggests that Ford probably isn't in the Jets' starting wideout discussion at this stage, when healthy, he has excellent speed and it's worth noting that Ford has taken four kickoffs in for TDs over his NFL career.

Lorenzo Alexander – who tore his Lisfranc tendon last September – expects to participate in the Cardinals' OTAs and minicamp, ESPN.com reports. "I'm talking to the training staff and coaches," he said. "We're going to be smart about how much I do in my workload, but physically I should be cleared to participate."

Impact

Though Alexander's rehab is still a work in progress, assuming no setbacks, he should be at or near full strength by the time training camp rolls around. He was limited to four tackles in three games this past season, but the 2013 free-agent pickup is slated to compete with Kevin Minter for a starting spot at inside linebacker, once he's healthy enough to participate, according to Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910.