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News: Injury

Geoff Swaim had surgery

Thursday, March 16, 2017 3:28 PM EDT
Dallas Cowboys TE Geoff Swaim (foot) underwent foot surgery this week and will likely be out until training camp, according to sources. A screw was inserted into the injured foot to help secure the bones. Swaim was injured earlier this week during informal workouts. - Todd Archer

Cecil Shorts' rehab could take two years

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 11:36 PM EDT
Free-agent WR Cecil Shorts (Buccaneers) has had two knee surgeries and will require at least one more after tearing the ACL, MCL and PCL in his right knee, as well as dislocating his kneecap, during Week 13 this past season. He's three months into a rehab process that is expected to last between 18 and 24 months, and there's no guarantee Shorts will be able to play football again.
Columbus Monthly - Joe Scalzo

Jaron Brown making progress

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:54 PM EDT
Arizona Cardinals WR Jaron Brown (knee) said he's 'starting to see some gains' four months removed from surgery.

Earl Thomas ahead of schedule

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 6:44 PM EDT
Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shin) is 'way ahead of schedule' in his recovery from a fractured tibia, according to head coach Pete Carroll. - John Boyle

Le'Veon Bell has surgery

Monday, March 13, 2017 2:26 PM EDT - updated
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) had surgery Monday, March 13, to repair a core muscle. Recovery time is generally in six weeks.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Ricky Wagner financial details

Sunday, March 12, 2017 10:43 AM EDT
Updating previous reports, Detroit Lions OT Ricky Wagner's five-year, $47.5 million contract includes just $17.5 million in guaranteed money. He received a $14.5 million signing bonus and will make a base salary of $3 million in 2017. He will also earn $3 million during the 2018 season and make $9 million annually from 2019 through 2021. Wagner's 2018 and 2019 base salaries are guaranteed for injury.
Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Ronald Leary financial details

Sunday, March 12, 2017 10:22 AM EDT
Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos OG Ronald Leary's four-year, $36 million contract includes $18.75 million of guaranteed money. For the 2017 season, he will receive a $3.5 million signing bonus, $5 million roster bonus and $2.5 million base salary. His $7.65 million salary for the 2018 season is also fully guaranteed but he could wind up making an additional $350,000 if he plays in all 16 games. Leary is scheduled to make a base salary of $8.15 million, along with $250,000 in per game roster bonuses and $100,000 workout bonuses for each of the final two years of his deal but only his 2019 salary is guaranteed against injury. - Mike Klis

Sidney Jones suffers torn Achilles'

Saturday, March 11, 2017 4:54 PM EST
Updating a previous report, Washington CB Sidney Jones (Achilles') suffered a torn Achilles' tendon during his pro day Saturday, March 11, according to a source.
Yahoo! Sports - Eric Edholm

David Johnson healthy

Saturday, March 11, 2017 4:34 PM EST
Arizona Cardinals RB David Johnson (knee) said he has completely recovered from the knee injury he suffered near the end of the season. - Darren Urban

Sidney Jones injured during pro day

Saturday, March 11, 2017 3:22 PM EST
Washington CB Sidney Jones (leg) suffered an undisclosed leg injury during his pro day Saturday, March 11, and had to be helped off the field. - Sheil Kapadia

Markus Wheaton expects to be healthy soon

Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:07 AM EST - updated
Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) said he expects to be fully recovered from his shoulder surgery by April. - Jeff Dickerson

Danny Woodhead confident in recovery

Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:07 AM EST - updated
Baltimore Ravens RB Danny Woodhead (knee) said he believes he will be the same playmaker in 2017 as he has always been even though he is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. - Jamison Hensley

Power back could help Detroit offense

Friday, March 10, 2017 4:01 AM EST
Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah's (foot) foot injury was frustrating to deal with last season, according to general manager Bob Quinn, and beat writer Bob Wojnowski believes Detroit needs to add a power back to stabilize a running game that has produced one 1,000-yard rusher in the last 14 seasons.
The Detroit News - Bob Wojnowski

Ankle surgery for Jeff Allen

Thursday, March 9, 2017 11:12 PM EST
Houston Texans OT Jeff Allen (ankle) underwent minor ankle surgery but is expected to be ready for offseason activities, according to sources.
Houston Chronicle - Aaron Wilson

Michael Williams returning to Pats

Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:24 PM EST
Updating a previous report, New England Patriots impending free-agent TE Michael Williams (knee) will re-sign an undisclosed contract Thursday, March 9.

Trevor Siemian not a trade piece

Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:13 PM EST
Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian (shoulder) is not on the trading block, according to NFL Network's James Palmer. Siemian was seen Thursday, March 9, at the Broncos' training facility working on shoulder rehab.
NFL Network - James Palmer

Kam Chancellor undergoes surgery

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 4:23 PM EST
Seattle Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (ankle) recently underwent surgery to remove bone spurs in both of his ankles, according to sources.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

No tender for Howard Jones

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:57 PM EST
Tampa Bay Buccaneers restricted free agent DE Howard Jones (knee) will not be tendered. Jones is recovering from anterior cruciate ligament surgery.
Tampa Bay Times - Greg Auman

DeMarcus Ware's back checks out

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:25 PM EST - updated
Denver Broncos impending free-agent LB DeMarcus Ware (back) had an MRI on his back last week, which looked good following surgery on a bulging disc, according to a source.
NFL Network - Jane Slater

Danny Woodhead receiving interest in DEN

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:25 PM EST - updated
Los Angeles Chargers impending free-agent RB Danny Woodhead (knee) is far enough along from his anterior cruciate ligament tear that he's receiving interest from the Denver Broncos and another team.
Sirius XM NFL Radio - Alex Marvez

Julio Jones had minor surgery

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:25 PM EST - updated
Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) had surgery to remove a bunion from his foot. He'll require four to five months to fully heal, but he's expected to be ready for training camp in July. - Vaughn McClure

Julio Jones undergoes surgery

Monday, March 6, 2017 8:53 PM EST
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) underwent a procedure on his injured foot Monday, March 6. Jones is expected to be fully recovered by the start of training camp.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - D. Orlando Ledbetter

Cory Linsley had surgery

Monday, March 6, 2017 2:45 PM EST
Green Bay Packers C Corey Linsley (ankle) is recovering from ankle surgery, according to sources. The surgery was described by one source as a cleanup of loose particles stemming from his 2015 ankle sprain. Linsley is expected to be ready to return to action by mid-May, but he could be held out until training camp. - Rob Demovsky

Marshon Lattimore injures hamstring

Monday, March 6, 2017 2:02 PM EST
Ohio State CB Marshon Lattimore (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during workouts Monday, March 6, at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. Lattimore is expected to be ready for his March 23 pro day.
ESPN - Adam Schefter

Marshon Lattimore has tight hamstring

Monday, March 6, 2017 2:02 PM EST
Ohio State CB Marshon Lattimore (hamstring) suffered a tight hamstring at the NFL Scouting Combine, but it's nothing serious, according to a source. He is expected to be good to go for Ohio State's March 23 pro day.
ESPN - Adam Schefter