A source close to the situation confirmed an NFL.com report Wednesday that Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has undergone surgery to repair his right rotator cuff. The source said the goal is for Jeffery to be ready for the 2018 regular season, though he could return during the preseason if all goes well.
Two lawyers representing a business backed by Tony Romo sat shoulder-to-shoulder in a Dallas appeals court. A lower court judge had thrown out their case against the National Football League, and they wanted the ruling overturned.
Wide receiver Jarvis Landry, who led the NFL with 112 receptions in 2017, has received the non-exclusive franchise tag from the Miami Dolphins. The thinking, according to a source, is the Dolphins want to keep a player they've drafted and developed.
The Houston Texans have released veteran linebacker Brian Cushing, a first-round pick in 2009 who is the franchise's all-time leader in tackles, but his career has been marked by two suspensions for violating the league's policy on performance enhancers.