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Mark Harrison – who spent last season on IR – is expected to be a full participant in the Patriots' offseason program, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

While he remains listed as a wideout by the team, the report suggests that the 6-3, 231-pound Harrison could end up being considered as a "move" tight end. It remains to be seen if the Patriots go in that direction, but it's undeniable that the team could use some depth at tight end, so such a move does, at first glance, seem plausible.

The Jets are thought to have some interest in Chris Johnson, the Daily News reports.

Impact

The report notes that the Jets were interested in fellow RB Donald Brown, before he signed with the Chargers, so it appears as though the Jets are in the market to bolster their backfield depth. Meanwhile, Johnson remains a candidate for release, if the Titans are unable to trade him.

Danieal Manning (knee) has been released by the Texans, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Impact

The Texans will save $4.5 million against their salary cap by cutting Manning, who became expendable when the Texans signed Chris Clemons. Manning was limited to 24 tackles and a sack in six games for the Texans in 2013 due to a knee injury that he suffered on Oct. 13. On the plus side, he is expected to be ready for the start of the 2014 season, ESPN.com reports.

Doug Martin (shoulder) indicated Monday that he has been cleared for football activities, NFL.com reports.

Impact

Martin, who is bouncing back from a torn labrum that landed him on IR last season, expects to be ready for the Bucs' offseason workouts on Apr. 22. Now that he's returning to health, he's in line to reclaim his status as the team's lead back as the 2014 season approaches.

The Raiders are among the teams believed to be interested in signing DeSean Jackson, csnbayarea.com reports.

Impact

The report indicates that while the Raiders aren't inclined to get into a bidding war to sign the wideout, they do have cap space and could be poised to make Jackson a substantial offer. Meanwhile, Jackson is slated to visit the Redskins on Sunday.

Connor Barth has recovered from the torn Achilles tendon that cost him the 2013 season, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Impact

Barth first began kicking last October following his injury over the summer, but more recently has regained the requisite strength in his leg. With an over 80 percent career field goal conversion rate, Barth figures to reclaim his starting kicking position ahead of the 2014 campaign.

Bernard Pierce (shoulder) expects to be ready when the Ravens report for training camp in July, NFL.com reports.

Impact

Pierce underwent surgery in January to repair his rotator cuff and has since remained on schedule with his rehab process. Along with his shoulder, Pierce played through numerous other injuries last season, when his production noticeably dipped compared to his rookie year. However, with Pierce expected to be healthy and teammate Ray Rice facing an indictment on aggravated assault charges, the third-year runner could be in line for increased involvement this season, potentially boosting his fantasy stock in new offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak's proven system.

DeSean Jackson will visit with the Redskins on Monday, CSN Washington reports.

Impact

Jackson was cut by the Eagles on Friday amid character concerns and has since been contacted by numerous teams with interest in his services. A former NFC East foe, the Redskins have landed Jackson's first free agent visit and are expected to make a push to sign him on Monday. Coming off the best season of his six-year NFL career, Jackson's potential addition would significantly improve the options in Washington's passing game and allow the wideout to face his former team two times per season.

Doug Martin is nearing a full recovery from the torn labrum he suffered last October, the National Football Post reports.

Impact

Martin was placed on season-ending injured reserve in November and underwent surgery to repair his ailing shoulder shortly after. In all, Martin's second season was limited to just six games, leaving the running back with only 456 rushing yards and one touchdown on the campaign. At the moment, Martin anticipates his shoulder to be fully cleared by doctors within the next week, so he should be ready for Tampa Bay's offseason workouts in early April.

Nine teams have reached out to DeSean Jackson since his Friday release, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Impact

The Jets, however, are not one of them. We suspect some teams are doing more homework than others as they investigate Jackson's background, specifically his alleged gang connections, which means the number of interested teams might increase if teams conclude that the gang concerns are overblown. It remains a possibility that the Eagles cut Jackson due to work ethic and personality incompatibility rather than sincere gang concerns, and the NJ.com report on Jackson's alleged connections might have merely provided the Eagles useful PR cover to pull off the release of a popular player.

Chris Culliver (knee) was arrested Friday for felony hit-and-run and weapons possession, KTVU.com reports.

Impact

Culliver allegedly hit a bicyclist with his car, then fled the scene, only to be tracked down by a civilian, who Culliver then threatened with a set of brass knuckles. The incident apparently didn't involve any weapons besides the brass knuckles, and there were no serious injuries involved, but it still doesn't reflect well on Culliver, assuming the report is accurate. The 25-year-old cornerback missed all of 2013 with a torn ACL, but at last report, he'd improved enough to thrust himself into the competition for a starting job. It's unclear how this incident will affect his standing with the team, but the 49ers undoubtedly still have a need at cornerback, after Tarell Brown moved across the bridge to Oakland in free agency.

C.J. Wilson signed a one-year contract with the Raiders on Friday.

Impact

Wilson served as as a backup that played in 15 games and started two for the Packers last season. He will likely be in the same role this season behind Justin Tuck and Lamarr Woodley, but could see some playing time with the lack of depth behind them.

Winston Justice re-signed with the Broncos on Friday, Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports.

Impact

Justice was used sparingly for the Broncos in 2013, appearing in just four games. He will again add depth on the Broncos' O-line in 2014.

Chris Clemons signed a two-year deal with the Texans, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Impact

Clemons had a good season for the Dolphins in 2013, recording 92 tackles, eight passes defensed, and one interception. The 28-year-old should battle for a starting spot with Jimmy Wilson as the strong safety in 2014.

Pat Sims re-signed with the Raiders on Friday, NFL Network's Albert Breer reports.

Impact

Sims was the starting nose tackle for the Raiders last season, and will likely end up in the same role in 2014.

LeGarrette Blount signed a two-year contract with the Steelers on Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports.

Impact

Blount won't see as much playing time with the Steelers behind Le'Veon Bell as he saw with the Patriots last season. However, he could be used in some short-yardage and goal-line situations for the team, which could lead to decent touchdown totals for those in deep leagues.

Ryan Wendell re-signed with the Patriots on Friday, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reports.

Impact

Wendell will likely retain his spot at center for the Patriots for the 2014 season.

Maurice Jones-Drew signed a three-year contract with the Raiders on Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Impact

Jones-Drew will join Darren McFadden in competition for the starting running back spot in Oakland. The former Jag will fill the void left by Rashad Jennings, who left for the Giants. This scenario seems to be detrimental for both in terms of their fantasy production, as there will likely be a split in carries for the 2014 season.

Mike McGlynn signed with the Redskins on Friday.

Impact

McGlynn started 14 of 16 games for the Colts in the 2013 season, and will likely compete for a starting spot at one of the guard positions in 2104.

Maurice Jones-Drew is thought to be nearing an agreement with the Raiders on a three-year deal, ESPN.com reports.

Impact

Assuming the 29-year-old Jones-Drew comes to terms with the Raiders, he'd be in line to compete with Darren McFadden for the team's starting running back job. At first glance, such a scenario would potentially present a fantasy-sapping time-share for MJD, but McFadden is hardly the most durable back around. At the very least, with Oakland, Jones-Drew would be presented with an opportunity to prove that he still has something left in the tank, after averaging a career-low 3.4 yards per carry for the Jaguars in 2013.