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Brian Quick is progressing in his recovery from the torn rotator cuff and separated shoulder that he suffered back in October, ESPN.com reports. "He's coming [along]," coach Jeff Fisher said Wednesday. "Making progress. It was a very, very difficult early rehab process. It was an extensive, extensive injury. He's starting to see the light now. He's doing good. He's worked hard."

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With that in mind, it's unclear if Quick will be ready in time for training camp in July. "There will be some question marks there," Fisher acknowledged. "He may be. I can't say. The next three or four months are going to be important." Prior to sustaining his injury, Quick had recorded 25 catches for 375 yards and three touchdowns in seven games for the Rams, and once he is up to speed this summer the fourth-year wideout will look to reclaim a key role in the team's 2015 passing attack, which will be helmed by newcomer Nick Foles.

Jonathan Martin was waived by the 49ers on Thursday.

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The former second-round draft pick struggled in his nine starts at right tackle last season, but he shouldn't have too hard of a time finding another team to bring him in for depth.

Coach Jim Caldwell is optimistic that Eric Ebron is poised to improve significantly in his second season with the Lions, the Detroit Free Press reports. "His off-season, to this point, has been pretty impressive," Caldwell said of Ebron on Wednesday. "Now, I'm anticipating, just because I know kind of what he's been doing, working at it, I'm anticipating to see a pretty significant rise in his performance."

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While Caldwell didn't get overly specific about Ebron's offseason activities, it's not hard to imagine the No. 10 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft improving on his first-season numbers; 25 catches for 248 yards in 13 games. Per the report, as a rookie, Ebron was slow to pick up the Lions' playbook out of training camp. Moreover, Ebron had issues with drops early on, eventually missing three games with a hamstring injury. When the Lions selected Ebron last year, they envisioned him as a big, athletic pass catcher to provide a red-zone receiving threat opposite WR Calvin Johnson. In his second year as a pro, Ebron should have more opportunities on that front, thus making him a candidate to enter the fantasy lineup equation in 2015.

The Bengals have signed Pat Sims, the team's official site reports.

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Sims, who spent the last two seasons with the Raiders, returns to the Bengals for a second stint. The 6-2, 310-pound defensive tackle, who was a third-round pick of Cincinnati in 2008, is coming off a 2014 season in which he recorded just 25 tackles in 16 games for Oakland. "Pat was a good player for us here and we think he can fill a role for us this year," Bengals defensive line coach Jay Hayes noted of the signing. "He lends a physical dimension. He's a very aggressive run player, and we're happy to have him back."

Randy Gregory reportedly tested positive for marijuana at the NFL Scouting Combine in February, ESPN.com reports.

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Gregory, who had been viewed by many as a potential top-10 NFL draft prospect, could see his draft stock affected by the positive test, but given the Nebraska product's versatility and upside as a pass-rusher, he should still have an opportunity to make an IDP impact as a rookie this coming season.

The Steelers have signed Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract, the Carroll County Times reports.

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Heyward-Bey, who caught just three passes for 33 yards for the Steelers last season in 16 games, returns to reprise his depth wideout role for the team. Despite the name recognition, the 2009 first-rounder figures to remain a break or two from fantasy relevance, though he has emerged as a key special-teamer for the Steelers.

According to head coach Sean Payton, David Hawthorne will replace the departed Curtis Lofton as one of the Saints' starting inside linebackers, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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Hawthorne was considered to be a potential salary-cap casualty this offseason, but was retained by the Saints after agreeing to a pay cut. Now, Hawthorne's new role could be a productive one, as Lofton topped 120 tackles in each of his last three seasons in New Orleans. Hawthorne has a history of injuries but if he can stay healthy, he makes for a very viable IDP option in fantasy leagues.

E.J. Gaines is fully recovered from his late-season concussion, Nick Wagoner of ESPN NFL Nation reports.

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Gaines had a surprisingly productive rookie year with 70 tackles, and is primed for another excellent season in 2014. The fact he is symptom-free is a good sign for upcoming training camp.

Brian Quick (shoulder) has not been ruled out for being ready for training camp, Nick Wagoner of ESPN NFL Nation reports.

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Quick appears to be healing up nicely, but he did have major shoulder surgery just a few months ago. He should be ready to go for the preseason at the least, but it is a situation worth monitoring. Quick had a breakout season in 2014 despite playing with a carousel of quarterbacks.

New coach Rex Ryan failed to mention Bryce Brown's name when discussing the Bills' running back situation at the NFL owners meeting in Phoenix this week until prompted, ESPN.com reports. Said Ryan, "With us, when we made the LeSean McCoy trade, with Fred Jackson and Boobie Dixon and, uh, the fast dude. Brown is it? I'm not gonna learn his name until he holds on to the football."

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While many of Ryan's comments can be taking at a grain of salt outside of comedic purposes, fumbling issues have cropped up in Brown's brief NFL career, and he lost one last season that really cost the Bills in the playoff chase. With Fred Jackson being brought back and LeSean McCoy serving as the bell cow back, at best Brown will win the No. 3 running back job, and from the sound of things he may enter camp sitting fourth behind Dixon, who offers more versatility.

Coach Tom Coughlin relayed Wednesday that he saw Victor Cruz (knee) do some running recently, noting that the wideout looks lighter and in shape, Newsday reports.

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While Coughlin remains optimistic that Cruz will bounce back well from his torn patellar tendon, a firm timetable for the wideout's return to game action has yet to be solidified. "I'd be careful of what I would say there," Coughlin said. "Hopefully it's the first game, but, you know what, if it isn't, we've done that one before. We just went through it." Coughlin was, of course, referring to how Odell Beckham Jr. was sidelined for the first few weeks of the 2014 season, before returning to make a significant impact as the season progressed. Either way, the report suggests that the hope continues to be that Cruz will participate in training camp this summer, in some capacity.

Breshad Perriman, a receiver from UCF, was timed between 4.22 and 4.27 seconds in the 40-yard dash Tuesday, NFL.com reports.

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Perriman is the son of former NFL standout Brett Perriman, and Breshad's pro day performance Tuesday certainly helped raise what were already high expectations. Perriman is a well-built wideout at around 6-foot-2, 212 pounds and showed top-grade big-play potential at UCF, averaging over 20 yards per catch in his final two seasons while posting 50 catches for 1,044 yards (20.9 YPC) and nine touchdowns as a junior. Perriman doesn't have the most reliable hands and his strong 40 time and subsequent rise in draft stock will prompt some unwarranted comparisons to Darrius Heyward-Bey and Troy Williamson, but Perriman is a better player than both. Despite his propensity for drops, Perriman's broader per-target production was top shelf, meaning he was extremely efficient despite his drops. Between his standout production and top-level athleticism, there's reason to believe Perriman's big-play potential will translate to the NFL. It's hard to see him falling out of the first round at this point.

Coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday at the NFL Annual Meeting that LaMarr Woodley (biceps) will be an every-down linebacker in 2015, Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.

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Woodley's 2014 campaign ended prematurely due to a torn biceps, so there's no guarantee that he'll uphold such an expectation. More likely, his varied skill set indicates that he holds the ability to play in all scenarios, especially in pass-specific situations. Even if he doesn't land a starting gig, the Cardinals' current lack of linebacker depth could afford Woodley a significant workload this coming season.

Larry Foote underwent offseason knee surgery, and while he's currently fulfilling a coaching gig for the Cardinals, he may decide to play in 2015, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.

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Coach Bruce Arians would like Foote to make a decision prior to training camp. If Foote returns, he could hold down a starting spot at inside linebacker after playing all but one snap in the first 15 games of last year, with a DNP logged in the season finale. He responded with 83 tackles (61 solo), six tackles for loss, two sacks, one interception, and one fumble recovery. The call could be easier to make if Daryl Washington's suspension for a domestic violence-related charge is lengthy.

The Dolphins haven't ruled out the possibility of bringing Knowshon Moreno (knee) back, the Palm Beach Post reports.

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"His rehab is going well," Dolphins GM Dennis Hickey said of Moreno, who tore his ACL last year. "We're always keeping our options open." In any case, if Miami does end up re-signing Moreno, it would be in a complementary role, with Lamar Miller set to return as the team's starting running back in 2015.

Jordy Nelson, who recently underwent a procedure on his hip, is expected to be fully recovered in six-to-eight weeks, espnwisconsin.com reports.

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While any offseason surgical procedure is notable when it comes to key skill players like Nelson, coach Mike McCarthy has downplayed his receiver's hip issue. "He had some postseason work done," McCarthy said of Nelson. "He'll be fine in a couple weeks. I've seen him. [I think] it's 6 to 8 weeks [recovery time], but really he should answer that. But it's nothing serious." McCarthy further noted that the issue Nelson had addressed was something that was "kind of hindering him after the Pro Bowl and something he felt he needed to get cleaned up." The wideout is coming off a career-high 98-catch season that resulted in a Packers' single-season franchise record 1,519 yards, to go along with 13 touchdowns.

Kellen Davis has signed a one-year deal with the Jets, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports.

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Davis, who did not catch a pass in six games with the Lions this past season, is now in line compete with Zach Sudfeld and Chris Pantale for depth TE slotting for the Jets behind Jace Amaro and Jeff Cumberland.

Following the free agent departure of Ryan Mathews, Branden Oliver is a candidate the head the Chargers' backfield this coming season, ESPN.com reports.

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"Ryan was very unique," coach Mike McCoy acknowledged with regard to Mathews. "He's different than what we have now. But as that physical guy, yes, you can say Branden is that physical guy we have now." With that in mind, as the team's running back depth chart stands, Oliver slots in as the top option, with Danny Woodhead slated to return in a change-of-pace role and Donald Brown on hand to work in a complementary role. That said, it wouldn't surprise us if the Chargers continued to add depth at the position, either in free agency or through the upcoming NFL draft.

The Chargers have no plans to deal Philip Rivers (back), NFL.com reports.

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Rivers, who is slated to enter the final year of his contract, plans to play out his current deal, but the Chargers have no plans to deal the 33-year-old signal-caller. "It's not even on our radar," GM Tom Telesco insisted on Monday. This coming season, Rivers – who is coming off a 2014 campaign in which he racked up 4,286 passing yards to go along with 31 TDs and 18 picks – is in line to helm a San Diego passing offense that bid adieu to slot man Eddie Royal, but added Stevie Johnson in free agency. Meanwhile, the team's RB corps remains a work in progress, following the free agent departure of Ryan Mathews.

Brandon Magee was waived by the Buccaneers on Wednesday.

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Magee spent most of 2014 as a contributor on special teams, making nine tackles with just one on defense. His season ended in Week 14, following a pectoral issue. In the wake of being let go by the Bucs, it appears as though Magee plans to pursue a baseball career in the Boston Red Sox system.