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The Giants have waived David Wilson, nj.com reports.

Impact

Wilson, the Giants' 2012 first-round draft pick, saw his once-promising NFL career derailed by injuries and he's called it a career at the age of 23. Wilson thus finishes up his abbreviated stint with the Giants with 115 carries for 504 yards and five touchdowns, to go along with six receptions for 42 yards and a score.

The Buccaneers have released Josh McCown, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Impact

The second year of McCown's contract with Tampa Bay was not guaranteed, with the move saving the team $5.25 million under the salary cap. At this stage, it seems inevitable that the Bucs, who hold the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft will select a quarterback, either Orgeon's Marcus Mariota or Florida State's Jameis Winston. Currently, Mike Glennon and Seth Lobato are the only signal-callers on the team's roster.

The Colts have released Andrew Jackson, the team's official site reports.

Impact

Jackson, a sixth-round selection in the 2014 draft, was used primarily on special teams by the Colts this past season. He'll now look to catch on elsewhere as a depth linebacker.

The Colts have released LaRon Landry, the team's official site reports.

Impact

Landry – who was suspended four games (Weeks 5-8) this past season for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances – ended up with 46 tackles and 2.5 sacks in 11 games for the Colts overall. With the 30-year-old Landry cut loose and Mike Adams and Sergio Brown both slated to hit free agency, the composition of the Colts' safety corps remains fluid in advance of the 2015 season.

Shaq Thompson said he considers himself a strong-side linebacker, USA Today reports.

Impact

Thompson could have declined to advocate for one particular position over another and instead left it up to NFL teams, but his clear preference for linebacker makes it appear likely that it's where he'll play in the NFL. Safety is the more valuable position and Thompson appears to have all the tools to excel there, though, so it will be interesting to see if any teams try to change his thinking. Thompson is in any case a good bet to go in the first 15 picks.

Ryan Taylor (elbow) signed with the Dolphins on Tuesday, Alain Poupart of Dolphins.com reports.

Impact

Taylor spent time in the Packers, Ravens, and Browns organizations last season, appearing in five games. Most of Taylor's action during his four NFL seasons have come on special teams, as he's recorded only eight receptions during his career.

Steven Jackson finished the 2014 season with 707 yards and six touchdowns on 190 carries, adding 20 receptions for 148 yards on 27 targets.

Impact

Though far from spectacular, Jackson was a bit better than the numbers seem to suggest, as the Falcons had a rather unreliable offensive line. Jackson managed just 3.7 yards per carry, but Jacquizz Rodgers (3.7) and Devonta Freeman (3.8) didn't really fare any better. Jackson has one season remaining on his contract, and the Falcons presumably won't want him back at a base salary of $3.75 million. It's possible the two sides will work out an agreement, but a split seems like the more likely result. Freeman should get a chance to earn an expanded role, and Atlanta may be interested in grabbing another running back in the draft. As for Jackson, he probably still has enough left in the tank to compete for a backup job, if he wishes to do so.

Calais Campbell underwent successful sports hernia surgery during the first week of February, the Cardinals' official site reports.

Impact

Campbell played through the injury from at least Week 13 through the Cardinals' wild-card playoff loss in Carolina. Additionally, he sat out Weeks 6 and 7 due to a sprained MCL in his right knee, but the ailments didn't stop the pass rusher from racking up 58 tackles (48 solo), seven sacks, nine tackles for loss, one forced fumble, and one interception in 14 games last season. Upon returning to the Cardinals' facility Tuesday, he relayed that he expects to be healthy in time for the commencement of offseason workouts in the latter half of April.

The Dolphins have had internal discussions about signing Ryan Tannehill to a long-term contract, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

Impact

The report suggests that such a deal would be similar to the one signed by Andy Dalton, as opposed to the contracts signed by Joe Flacco, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and others. Dalton's deal really only ties him to the Bengals for two seasons, with the total value of the contract inflated by money that will only be earned if the team ultimately decides to hold onto him. This type of contract would make sense for Tannehill, who is arguably the best quarterback the Dolphins have had since Dan Marino, even though he hasn't quite been good enough to commit to for the long haul. Tannehill posted career-best numbers in every key statistical category in 2014, but his inability to throw an accurate deep ball has limited the Miami offense.

Phil Loadholt (shoulder) said there is no question that he'll be ready for training camp, the Star Tribune reports.

Impact

Loadholt was placed on injured reserve after tearing his pectoral in Week 12. He hopes to be ready for some of the Vikings' spring activities, and he doesn't seem to be worried about returning to full health by Week 1. With two years remaining on his contract, Loadholt will likely open the 2015 season as Minnesota's starting right tackle.

Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday that he loved Devonta Freeman as a prospect in the 2014 draft, Jay Adams of the team's official website reports.

Impact

While praise from a newly-hired coach isn't all that meaningful, Freeman should have a shot at a much larger role in 2015. The Falcons' backfield will be worth keeping a close eye on, with Freeman and Steven Jackson under contract for 2015, while Jacquizz Rodgers and Antone Smith are set to become unrestricted free agents.

Rafael Bush is a potential salary-cap casualty this offseason, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports, as the Saints would save nearly $2 million by cutting him. Bush is recovering from a fractured tibia that placed him on season-ending IR in November.

Impact

With the Saints having a glut of safeties and Bush's contract not guaranteed, there's a very good chance he could be playing elsewhere in 2015. For fantasy purposes, Bush would probably be best served by moving on, as he has shown that he's capable of posting fantasy-relevant numbers in a starting role. In ten games in 2014, Bush managed 55 tackles (44 solo).

Jahri Evans (wrist) had surgery last month on a partially-torn ligament in his wrist, which kept him out of the Pro Bowl. He is expected to be fully recovered in time for offseason workouts and the start of organized team activities in May, reports ESPN.com.

Impact

Although he was selected for his sixth consecutive Pro Bowl, Evans had a down year by his lofty standards in 2014, showing more inconsistency than usual as a pass protector. Still, he remains an above-average guard, who continued to stand out many times on film this past year, especially as a run blocker. While he's due $7.5 million in salary and bonuses this year, it's unlikely that he will be going anywhere, even with the Saints' difficult salary-cap situation, as the Saints do not have any alternatives waiting in the wings.

Although the Saints must trim somewhere between $20 million and $30 million in salary-cap space, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com believes that the Saints will find a way to keep Marques Colston in New Orleans for a 10th season by working out a pay cut with him. Colston, 31 years old, is due $7 million in salary and bonuses in 2015, plus another $7.8 million in 2016.

Impact

Colston's 2014 totals of 59 catches, 902 yards and five touchdowns all set or matched career lows in a healthy season. He also struggled with dropped passes. While it's certainly possible that the Saints could move forward with a young core of receivers (Brandin Cooks, Kenny Stills, Nick Toon, Jalen Saunders, Seantavius Jones and Brandon Coleman - flanked by tight end Jimmy Graham, who is essentially the team's No. 1 receiver), Colston led the Saints' receivers in snaps played last year by more than 200. As such, Colston may not be easy to replace, despite his recent decline in production. For fantasy purposes, Colston's value will almost certainly be higher in New Orleans, where he has the trust and accurate arm of Drew Brees, than elsewhere.

Robert Woods finished the 2014 season with 65 catches on 104 targets for 699 yards and five touchdowns.

Impact

While the yardage wasn't worth it in most formats, Woods did take a nice jump in catches from his 2013 rookie season, when he put up a 40-587-3 line. The Bills don't have a first-round pick in 2015 and have bigger needs than wide receiver, so it seems they might be OK with going into the 2015 season with Woods and Sammy Watkins as the two starters and Chris Hogan as the No. 3. The only issue is if new coordinator Greg Roman has his heart set on someone else, but for now, we're preparing for Woods to be a starter when he enters his third season, with a decent chance of making a jump in yards and touchdowns if the Bills can get some decent quarterbacking.

Richard Sherman (elbow) will avoid undergoing surgery and instead focus on rehab and treatment to repair his injury for the time being, Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1 reports.

Impact

Sherman was anticipated to need Tommy John surgery to repair his injured left elbow; however, with his condition reportedly improving, there remains hope that he can avoid having such a procedure. Instead, Sherman will focus on rehab work and treatment to possibly bring his elbow back to health. While offseason surgery hasn't been completely ruled out, it appears the All Pro cornerback will avoid going under the knife for the time being.

Mike Glennon is a candidate to be traded this offseason, NFL.com reports.

Impact

The Bucs hold the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft, and it seems likely that they'll tab a QB, either Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota. In such a scenario, the Bucs would presumably entertain offers for Glennon, with the report suggesting that the Browns, Bills, Titans and Jets could consider him at the right cost, possibly a third or fourth-round selection.

Greg Hardy's (suspension) domestic abuse charges were dismissed Monday, Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer reports.

Impact

Hardy's accuser reportedly made herself "completely unavailable," leading to the dismissal. Hardy, who remains on Commissioner's Exempt list, heads into the offseason as a free agent, and it would cost the Panthers over $15 million to franchise tag him for 2015, according to Albert Breer of NFL Network. The defensive end played just one game in 2014 before being suspended, recording four tackles, one sack, and one forced fumble.

Terrance West plans on entering the 2015 season weighing roughly 15 pounds lighter, the Browns' official site reports.

Impact

West saw opportunity knock in his rookie campaign after the mid-season trade of Ben Tate, but was outperformed by undrafted free agent Isaiah Crowell. He plans to step up his offseason workout game, however, and intends to frequently engage in both weight training and cardio exercises, specifically boxing. West's goal is to improve the speed at which he hits the holes, as well as become tougher to bring down in the open field. If he can accomplish that, the 24-year-old back can only go up in 2014, though his fantasy outlook is ultimately damaged by the prospective timeshare situation.

Armonty Bryant remains on track in his recovery from a torn ACL suffered Oct. 12, the Browns' official site reports.

Impact

Bryant is already participating in light conditioning work only a few months after surgery, suggesting that he may even be ahead of schedule. He had managed to work his way into steady reps on the Cleveland defensive line before suffering the injury in Week 6, and collected 11 combined tackles and a sack prior to that point. If Bryant can prove his health and lock down a starting job again in camp, there could be some IDP utility to find here, at least in deeper formats.