Terence Newman would like to play another season, Ben Goessling of The Star Tribune reports. "I want to have an opportunity to play for a Super Bowl Championship," Newman said Thursday. "I want to get over that hurdle. That was my first NFC championship I've played in, in 15 years. I've never made it past the divisional round. I've never been to a championship game. I want to be able to have an opportunity to win a ring. It's that simple."
According to head coach Doug Pederson, Timmy Jernigan (illness) should be ready for the Super Bowl, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. "Because of the position and he's one of our veteran guys, I do feel comfortable that he'll be ready," Pederson told reporters Thursday.
J.D. McKissic totaled 187 rushing yards and 266 receiving yards through 13 games in 2017.
According to his personal Twitter account, Takkarist McKinley (shoulder) underwent successful shoulder surgery Thursday.
Mike Davis compiled 68 carries for 240 yards and 15 catches (on 18 targets) for 131 yards in six games during the 2017 season.
Deatrich Wise (concussion) was a full participant at practice Thursday.
Brandon King (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice session.
Malcolm Butler (illness) was a full participant at practice Thursday.
Jordan Howard is expecting to adjust well to new head coach Matt Nagy's new offensive system, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Jordan Berry signed a one-year contract with Pittsburgh on Thursday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.
Micah Awe signed a contract with the Jets on Thursday, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports.
Rob Gronkowski practiced fully Thursday after clearing the NFL's concussion protocol, per Mike Reiss of ESPN.com.
Takkarist McKinley underwent surgery Thursday, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.
Ryan Shazier (spine) was discharged from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on Thursday, Marc Sessler of NFL.com reports.
Rob Gronkowski has cleared the NFL's concussion protocol and is slated to play in Super Bowl LII, NFL.com reports.
Nick Fairley, who was placed on the reserve/Non-Football Injury list last June after he was revealed to have a heart condition, is uncertain to seek medical clearance to play during the 2018 season, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.
Coach Bill O'Brien indicated last week that Deshaun Watson (knee) is ahead of schedule and could be available in some capacity during the Texans' Organized Team Activities, Sarah Barshop of ESPN.com reports.
Though not listed on the Patriots' injury report after practicing fully Wednesday, Mike Gillislee (knee) calls himself a game-time decision for Super Bowl LII, WEEI.com reports. "As far as health-wise, I am almost there," Gillislee noted Wednesday. "I am not where I want to be. I have battled a couple of injuries this year, but I was able to be healthy this week enough to practice. That has been great."
Thomas Rawls had a miserable season, averaging 2.71 yards per carry, third lowest in the league among backs with at least 50 rushes.
Eddie Lacy's 2.59 yards per carry was the lowest in the league this season among players with at least 50 rushing attempts, as he was arguably the NFL's worst running back.