Brees' recovery is still expected to take six to eight weeks. The Saints have not yet made any move to put Brees on injured reserve, which would keep him out at least eight weeks, Pelissero added.
Lions CB Jeff Okudah 'grateful' for new defensive coaches Glenn, Pleasant after year under Patricia
Jeff Okudah, the consensus top corner in last year's draft, looked lost on the field in former coach Matt Patricia's defense. After meeting with his new Lions coaches, Okudah says he's on the right path.
Jerome Bettis on Najee Harris pick: 'These running backs are not a dime a dozen'
While some may believe selecting a running back in the first round is a mistake, former Steeler Jerome Bettis isn't among them. The Hall of Famer said he thinks taking Najee Harris was "a great pick."
Former Patriots DB Jason McCourty signing with Dolphins
Jason McCourty is reuniting with Brian Flores and signing with the Miami Dolphins, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Thursday. It's a one-year deal for McCourty, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
Colts DE Kwity Paye becomes first 2021 first-round pick to sign deal
Colts' first-rounder Kwity Paye becomes the first '21 first-rounder to sign rookie deal. Indy also signed four other rookies to contracts.
James Jones: Aaron Rodgers-Packers saga 'fixable,' A.J. Hawk 'hopeful' sides can work it out
Former Packers players James Jones and A.J. Hawk weigh in on the ongoing situation between their friend and former teammate Aaron Rodgers and the organization.
Jared Goff: Lions not drafting quarterback 'a nice vote of confidence'
Lions GM Brad Holmes passed on adding a QB, including Justin Fields and Mac Jones, who were on the board when the club selected Penei Sewell No. 7 overall. In doing so, the Lions brass left Jared Goff as the unencumbered QB1 in Detroit.
Pro Football Hall of Fame forms Hall of Fame Behavioral Health program
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Thursday the formation of Hall of Fame Behavioral Health, a program created to find comprehensive solutions through a network of mental and behavioral health services designed specifically for current and former athletes and their families.
Roundup: Dolphins release starting safety Bobby McCain
The Dolphins released safety Bobby McCain on Thursday in a move that will create some extra cap space. Plus, other news from around the NFL.
Lions make Frank Ragnow highest-paid center in NFL with extension through 2026
Detroit made Frank Ragnow the highest-paid center in the NFL, agreeing with the veteran to a four-year extension worth $13.5 million per year through 2026, per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.
Chris Ballard: Colts have had a 'seamless transition' to QB Carson Wentz so far
After trading for Carson Wentz this offseason, Colts GM Chris Ballard described how a seamless transition has much to do with the QB already having a relationship with coach Frank Reich.
John Kuhn: Aaron Rodgers 'conflicted' about Packers future
Former Packers fullback John Kuhn said he doesn't believe the ongoing situation between Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay is unsalvageable.