Phase One consists of the first two weeks of the program with activities limited to strength and conditioning and physical rehabilitation only. Phase Two consists of the next three weeks of the program. On-field workouts may include individual player instruction and drills as well as team practice conducted on a "separates" basis. No live contact or team offense vs. team defense drills are permitted. Phase Three consists of the next four weeks of the program. Teams may conduct a total of 10 days of organized team practice activity, or "OTAs". No live contact is permitted, but 7-on-7, 9-on-7, and 11-on-11 drills are permitted.
"I'd look into getting cap relief with Berry by doing something similar to what the team just did with Tamba Hali," Fitzgerald offers. "Add four additional void years to Berry's contract and convert most of his base salary ($5.155 million) to a bonus. "They can save around $3 million by doing that and deferring it to 2016, when they have more cap flexibility (and an estimated $58.476 million in room)."
An undrafted rookie out of Penn who previously spent time with the Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans, Copeland drew interest from 12 teams and made five free-agent visits before deciding to sign with the Lions on Thursday. He traveled to the Lions, Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals last week, the New York Jets on Monday and Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, but ultimately opted to reunite with Lions coach Jim Caldwell and defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, who he was with in Baltimore for part of the 2013 season.
Representatives from two NFL teams -- the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs -- were on hand March 31 for Navy's pro day. Seven players worked out indoors on FieldTurf.
Aaron said Tyler has generated more interest from a number of teams, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Kansas City Chiefs, Indianapolis Colts, Houston Texans and Cincinnati Bengals. Analysts expect Tyler to go in the second or third round of the draft.
Following the 2013 season, Webb signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an unrestricted free agent. He was released by the Chiefs following their 2014 training camp, later rejoining the Vikings in November of last year and playing in one game for Minnesota last season.