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Patriots owner expects Gronk at minicamp 05-23-2018
Rob Gronkowski TE NE
Patriots owner Robert Kraft expects Rob Gronkowski to attend minicamp.

Ian Rapoport on Twitter
The Patriots have been working to restructure Gronkowski's contract, but it can't be made official until Thursday. Gronkowski will likely be given incentives to raise his $8 million base salary. He should report to OTAs when the deal is reached.
Bolts won't rule out re-signing Antonio Gates 05-23-2018
Antonio Gates TE FA
Chargers GM Tom Telesco wouldn't rule out re-signing free agent TE Antonio Gates.

Jack Wang on Twitter
Following the season-ending ACL tear suffered by Hunter Henry on Tuesday, the Chargers are left with Virgil Green and a host of UDFAs at tight end. Gates turns 38 next month and has very little left at this point, but he obviously knows the system and has a great rapport with Philip Rivers. If he were to be re-signed, Gates would be an immediate red-zone threat but little else.
Anthony Barr a no-show for Vikings OTAs 05-23-2018
Anthony Barr OLB MIN
Vikings contract-years SLB Anthony Barr isn't participating in voluntary OTAs. The No. 9 overall pick of the 2014 draft has one year left on his rookie deal that is set to pay him over $12.3 million this year. The Vikings would be wise to extend him and knock down that exorbitant cap number, but Barr plays a position that is expendable in today's league. He's not a dominant edge rusher -- as evidenced by his 10.5 sacks through four seasons -- and isn't a back-end cover man. It's possible the Vikings simply let him play out the final year.
Duke Johnson 'optimistic' about new contract 05-23-2018
Duke Johnson RB CLE
Contract-year RB Duke Johnson is "optimistic" he and the Browns will hammer out a new deal.

Pat McManamon on Twitter
The two sides have been talking for months, and Johnson admitted it's taking "forever" to come to terms. He's present at OTAs and isn't making a stink over the negotiations. Johnson is set to earn just over $1.9 million in the final year of his deal. He's likely looking for at least the $4 million annually James White got from the Patriots last offseason on a multi-year extension.
Richie Incognito held for psych eval in Fla. 05-23-2018
Richie Incognito OG BUF
Free agent OG Richie Incognito was involved in an altercation at a Florida gym on Wednesday and is being held by police for an involuntary psychiatric evaluation.

TMZ Sports
It's called the Baker Act, which is an involuntary mental evaluation. Incognito allegedly threw a dumbbell at another man in a Boca Raton gym this morning "for no apparent reason" after first throwing a tennis ball at the gym-goer. Incognito was allegedly "rambling about the government and screaming at the other man to 'get off my f*cking playground'." This is the second time Incognito has been held under the Baker Act, with the first coming in 2014. Incognito is a free agent after being released by the Bills this week. He had planned to continue his career.
Dolphins being cautious with CB Tony Lippett 05-23-2018
Tony Lippett CB MIA
Dolphins CB Tony Lippett (Achilles') has been limited in OTAs this week.

Armando Salguero on Twitter
Lippett tore his Achilles' last August and missed the entirety of last season. He's close to 100 percent, but the team is being cautious with him at voluntary workouts. Lippett should be full go well in time for training camp later this summer and will compete for snaps with Cordrea Tankersley opposite Xavien Howard. Rookie Minkah Fitzpatrick and Bobby McCain are also in the mix.
Rob Kelley takes first RB reps at Skins' OTAs 05-23-2018
Robert Kelley RB WAS
Rob Kelley was the first running back through position drills at Wednesday's OTAs.

Kimberley Martin on Twitter
Kelley was followed by sophomore Samaje Perine and then rookie Derrius Guice. We wouldn't read much, if anything, into this, as the Redskins are likely going by veteran status on the first day of workouts. Kelley spent much of the second half of last season on I.R. with a high-ankle sprain and wasn't very good before the injury. Perine wasn't much better in relief before he also got hurt. This is going to be Guice's backfield on early downs much sooner than later.
FA Marcedes Lewis to visit Packers this week 05-23-2018
Marcedes Lewis TE JAX
Free agent TE Marcedes Lewis will visit the Packers this week.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Lewis was released by the Jaguars more than two months ago, and this is the first known interest we've seen emerge for him. He just turned 34 last week and spent 12 seasons with Jacksonville. Green Bay has Jimmy Graham and Lance Kendricks at tight end, but Lewis could provide help as a blocker.
Zack Martin not taking part in OTAs 05-23-2018
Zack Martin OG DAL
Cowboys contract-year RG Zack Martin is not participating in OTAs.

Jane Slater on Twitter
Martin has been working out with the team in the gym, but he won't do football-related drills as he and the Cowboys try to hammer out a long-term deal. After what happened to Hunter Henry and Paul Worrilow on Tuesday, it's impossible to blame players for sitting out voluntary workouts before they have some financial security. Martin will likely become the highest-paid guard.
Anthony Miller 'earmarked' for slot WR spot 05-23-2018
Anthony Miller WR CHI
According to ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson, second-rounder Anthony Miller is "earmarked" for the slot receiver job.
Allen Robinson is working as the X with Taylor Gabriel at the Z spot. Robinson was signed to be Chicago's new No. 1 wideout, and Gabriel is expected to fill the big-play, deep-threat role in coach Matt Nagy's offense. The Bears traded up for Miller at No. 51 overall. It's not out of the question that Miller could be second on the team in targets as a rookie behind Robinson.
Mason Rudolph signs rookie deal 05-23-2018
Mason Rudolph QB PIT
Steelers signed third-round QB Mason Rudolph to a four-year contract. Rudolph was talked about as a potential first-round sleeper, but he ended up lasting deep into the second day before the Steelers traded up three spots to take him. He'll push Landry Jones for No. 2 duties in training camp.
Ogunjobi, Coley expected to be Browns' DTs 05-23-2018
Larry Ogunjobi DT CLE
The Browns are expected to start Larry Ogunjobi and Trevon Coley at defensive tackle this season.

The trade of Danny Shelton opened up a starting job and 469 snaps from last season. Ogunjobi is expected to be the biggest beneficiary after Coley surprisingly led all Browns DTs in snaps last year. A third-round pick last year, Ogunjobi is an athletic freak at 6'2/305 and set school records across the board in college at Charlotte. He received outstanding marks from Pro Football Focus across 300 snaps last season and is a major breakout candidate for the upstart Browns.