A trade for Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will be in play this offseason, multiple league executive sources said, in the likely event a deal is not completed before Tuesday's trade deadline.
The NFL recently granted the Falcons $3 million worth of salary-cap credits due to the money Michel Vick owed the franchise after the quarterback declared bankruptcy following a conviction on dogfighting charges, according to league sources.
New England Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco agreed to restructure his contract for the coming season, lowering his base salary to $1 million from the $3 million he had been scheduled to earn, according to a league source.
The NFL is taking away millions of dollars of salary-cap space belonging to the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins for front loading contracts during the uncapped 2010 season, according to league sources.
The expectation within the Raiders organization that Carson Palmer would start Sunday has shifted to where two people familiar with the situation now believe it is unlikely that Palmer will start Sunday.