NFL rumors: Latest off-season news on free agency, trades, more
By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports
OTAs are underway as most teams around the NFL have set their rosters, but there are still several big-name players available on the open market.
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.
• Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch told at least two teammates that he plans to un-retire and play this season, reports Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole.
• The Seahawks expect to have both running back Thomas Rawls (ankle fracture) and tight end Jimmy Graham (ruptured patella tendon) back for Week 1, reports ESPN’s Sheil Kapadia.
• Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah will miss the team’s off-season workouts after having shoulder surgery in January, reports Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.
• Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin practiced with the team for the first time since tearing his ACL last preseason, the team announced.
• The Baltimore Ravens announced they are losing one week of OTAs as punishment for using pads during rookie minicamp.
• The Ravens also announced they invited former running back Ray Rice to speak to the team’s rookies.
• ESPN’s Chris Berman is retiring after the NFL season, reports The Big Lead.