Player Notes

  • Inks new deal
    Wilcox signed a contract with the Patriots on Monday, Doug Kyed of the Boston Herald reports.

    Advice: Wilcox now will call New England home after spending the first three campaigns of his career In Cincinnati. The 27-year-old appeared in all 17 regular-season games in 2023, mostly operating as the Bengals' No. 3 option at tight end and recording nine catches (on 12 targets) for 56 yards. If he can make the Patriots' roster this year, he'll likely be a depth option for them, too. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 1:33 pm
    Week 1 Projected Rank
    1780th
  • Discussing deal with team
    GM John Lynch said Monday that the 49ers are having "good talks" with Aiyuk, who hasn't been at the team facility for the offseason program, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.

    Advice: Aiyuk is unlikely to show up for voluntary workouts without a new contract in hand, but that doesn't necessarily mean he'll hold out from mandatory minicamp in June if the two sides haven't reached an agreement by then. The 26-year-old's agent denied reports of a trade request last weekend, and it sounds like there's still hope for a long-term contract heading into the fifth and final year of Aiyuk's rookie deal. He's scheduled to make $14.12 million under the fifth-year option, whereas a multi-year deal likely would entail a large signing bonus and an annual average value well north of $20 million. Making it work for the 2024 season isn't an issue, but the Niners may be hesitant to pay Aiyuk at market value long term when they already have six players scheduled for cap hits north of $20 million in 2025, including WR Deebo Samuel and TE George Kittle. Even then, it's a workable situation, as they've got a starting QB on a late-round-rookie contract and don't owe large sums of guaranteed money beyond the current year to anyone besides DE Nick Bosa. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 12:33 pm
    Week 1 Projected Rank
    24th
  • Traded to Denver
    The Jets are trading Wilson to the Broncos for a late-round pick swap, Jeff Howe of The Athletic reports.

    Advice: The Jets will give up the 256th pick in the 2024 NFL Draft and receive pick No. 203. They'll also hold some of Wilson's salary, with the 24-year-old scheduled for $5.45 million in guaranteed compensation for the final year of his rookie contract. This could give Wilson a shot to compete for a starting job, depending on what the Broncos do in the upcoming draft. Jarrett Stidham and Ben DiNucci are the other QBs on Denver's roster, with Stidham the favorite to start Week 1 if no early draft pick is added to the room. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 11:45 am
    Week 1 Projected Rank
    1634th
  • Likely to be suspended
    Rice is likely facing a multi-game suspension for his involvement in a car crash in late March, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

    Advice: Rice left the scene of a six-car accident on a Dallas highway and now faces charges for aggravated assault, collision involving serious bodily injury and collision involving injury. While he figures to be suspended at some point, the NFL typically allows legal processes to play out before doling out league punishment, which means it's possible Rice is on the field come Week 1. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 7:14 am
    Week 1 Projected Rank
    38th
  • Returning to Houston
    Ogunbowale re-signed with the Texans on a one-year deal Sunday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    Advice: After stints in Washington, Tampa Bay and Jacksonville, Ogunbowale will enter his third straight season in Houston. Primarily used on offense as a third-down back, the journeyman tallied 53 total yards in 2023 while also notably converting on a 29-yard field goal attempt. He will presumably compete for the No. 3 spot on the running back depth chart behind Joe Mixon and Dameon Pierce. Rotowire.com Sunday, 8:32 am
    Week 1 Projected Rank
    1948th

NFL Roster Changes

Date
Player
Change
Apr 16
Added CB
Apr 16
Added DE
Apr 16
Added S
Apr 16
Added DE
Apr 16
Added DE
Apr 16
Added DE
Apr 16
Added DT
Apr 16
Added DE
Apr 16
Added DE
Apr 16
Added DE

Injury Reports

PlayerInjuryStatusView Team Depth Chart
Jimmy Garoppolo LAR - QBSuspensionSUSPLAR
Aaron Rodgers NYJ - QBAchillesQNYJ
Anthony Richardson Ind - QBShoulder - AC JointQInd
Stetson Bennett LAR - QBIllnessQLAR
Jalin Hyatt NYG - WRHamstringQNYG
Cameron Latu SF - TEKnee - MeniscusQSF
Tank Dell Hou - WRLower LegQHou
Cedric Tillman Cle - WRConcussionQCle
Ross Dwelley SF - TEAnkleQSF
Jonathan Mingo Car - WRFootQCar