News: Peterson says he has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, with $48 million guaranteed.
Impact: Peterson revealed the terms via twitter Tuesday night. The Cardinals announced the deal a short time later, but did not disclose the terms. Peterson has made the Pro Bowl in each of his three seasons in the NFL, first as a kick returner then the last two seasons at cornerback, after Arizona made him the No. 5 pick overall out of LSU in 2011.
News: Jackson was excused from Tuesday's practice due to a left hamstring injury, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Coach Mike Smith is optimistic that he will be available for Week 1 of the regular season.
Impact: It was an injury to the right hamstring that cost Jackson four games last season, with the historically-durable back finishing with the lowest rushing total and average yards per carry of his career. Despite his coach's encouraging outlook, it's difficult to bank on Jackson reemerging as a 1,000-yard rusher as he enters his age-31 season. In addition to the injury concern that will likely result in an abbreviated training camp along with last season's decline in productivity, Jackson may lose carries during the upcoming season to backup Jacquizz Rodgers and rookie Devonta Freeman, both of whom have significantly less tread on their tires.
News: Wilson (neck) went to the hospital after exiting Tuesday's practice with a burner, receiving "a battery of tests and a complete workup", ESPN's Dan Graziano reports.
Impact: The Giants are gravely concerned that Wilson aggravated the neck injury that cost him 11 games in 2013, potentially putting his status for the upcoming season on thin ice. It's especially troubling that the neck issue resurfaced during a non-contact drill, when Wilson ran into the back of an offensive lineman. At this point, the Giants can only hold their breath and hope for good results from the tests, but suffice to say, Wilson likely won't see the practice field for at least a few days, even in a best-case scenario. Wilson's absence will pave the way for Peyton Hillis and Andre Williams to warrant a longer look in camp behind presumptive starter Rashad Jennings.
News: The last of the Denver Broncos' defensive starters who missed the Super Bowl has been cleared to return to practice. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr., who tore his left ACL in the playoffs and underwent surgery after the season, passed his physical and was taken off the PUP list Tuesday.
Impact: Harris' ligament wasn't completely torn when he got hurt against San Diego and the Broncos are optimistic he'll be able to return to the starting lineup by the season opener Sept. 7 against Indianapolis and resume his role as a leader on Denver's defense.
News: Authorities say Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham was arrested on a drunken driving charge a month ago in the Atlanta area. Abraham has been absent from the team's training camp since Friday.
Impact: DeKalb County Jail records show that the 36-year-old was taken into custody June 29 and released the same day. The records show Abraham was charged with driving under the influence involving alcohol, as well as stopping, standing or parking in a prohibited place. Records from the jail do not indicate whether the case had been resolved as of Tuesday, nor do they list an attorney for Abraham.
News: Benjamin says he woke up Tuesday morning feeling "like a new man" and plans to play in preseason games.
Impact: Carolina's first-round draft pick gave the team a scare on Sunday when he injured his left knee during practice. However, an MRI Monday revealed Benjamin only has a bone bruise. Benjamin sat out practice Tuesday. He isn't sure when he'll return to practice, saying he'll follow the advice of the trainers.
News: The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to their offensive line by signing NFLPA president Eric Winston.
Impact: Winston has started 119 of 124 NFL games, spending his first six seasons with Houston before one season in Kansas City and last season with Arizona. The move could be a sign of uncertainty about Seattle's situation at right tackle. Michael Bowie suffered a shoulder injury at the first day of camp and rookie Justin Britt is his backup.
News: The San Francisco 49ers have signed former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith to a one-year deal.
Impact: Smith spent the past four seasons with the Arizona Cardinals after a collegiate career at Kentucky. He had 48 carries for 156 yards and two touchdowns in 43 games for Arizona. He also had 13 tackles on special teams.
News: Romo will sit out a competitive practice for the first time at training camp as the Dallas quarterback continues to ease his way into playing shape coming off back surgery.
Impact: Coach Jason Garrett said Romo wouldn't participate in the afternoon practice Tuesday after getting "mental work" in the morning walkthrough session. Garrett said Romo has not had any setbacks. Romo skipped some lighter sessions earlier in camp, but went through the first two full-pad workouts Saturday and Sunday. The team was off Monday.
News: Bell isn't worried about a tweaked hamstring slowing him down at training camp.
Impact: Bell sat out Monday's first padded practice as a precaution after feeling a twinge in his hamstring on Sunday. He insists it won't be an issue going forward as he tries to improve on one of the best rookie seasons in team history. Despite missing the first three games with a foot injury, Bell had 1,259 total yards in 2013, breaking Hall of Famer Franco Harris' rookie record set more than 40 years ago.
News: McCoy left Seattle Seahawks practice on Tuesday after being helped to a cart and the team fears he could have a serious Achilles injury to his left leg.
Impact: McCoy was hurt late in the practice. He was face-down on the field for several minutes before limping to a cart. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said the initial diagnosis is that McCoy's injury is significant and that it's on the opposite leg of a previous torn Achilles that cost him all of last season. McCoy injured the Achilles on his right leg during offseason workouts before the 2013 season.
News: A person familiar with the decision says Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has hired attorney Maurice Suh to represent him at his appeal hearing with the NFL.
Impact: Suh, who helped Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman win an appeal for a suspension in 2012, will be with Gordon in New York on Friday, said the person who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks. Gordon is facing an indefinite ban under the league's substance abuse policy. While he awaits his hearing, the Pro Bowler has been at training camp with the Browns.
News: Pryor sat out practice while he recovers from a concussion, although coach Rex Ryan says the first-round pick is "making strides."
Impact: Pryor was hurt during a kickoff return Saturday and is going through the NFL-mandated protocol on head injuries. He must be cleared before he can return to practice. Pryor was on the field Tuesday and stretched before practice, and then worked with trainers.