Mariota has a sprain in the AC joint of his right (throwing) shoulder, and he may not throw at the NFL Scouting Combine in February, Sports Talk Florida reports. "Right now we’re still making that decision, whether to throw at the Combine. I had to kinda rest about a week-and-a-half," Mariota said. "But now, I’m able to throw. [It] feels good."
Graham said that his shoulder feels great after three weeks of rest. He'll continue to rehab the shoulder for the next four weeks before officially determining whether or not to undergo surgery, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Updating a previous report, Richardson has only served one game of his two-game suspension, and he will be suspended for Week 1 of 2015 if he remains on the Indianapolis roster up to that point, ESPN NFL Nation writer Mike Wells reports.
Johnson (lower body) will not play in Sunday's All-Star Game, but he will be eligible to play in Tuesday's game against the Hurricanes if healthy, ESPN reports. He is at the All-Star festivities even though he isn't going to play.
Tomas spent the past week working at third base with Diamondbacks' personnel, with positive reviews so far. "He's a very, very smart young man," D-backs GM Dave Stewart said. "He's really taking in the information that's being given to him and applying it immediately. We do think he's going to be able to play the position. We don't expect it will be an easy transition for him. But what we are seeing at this moment is promising."
Chacin is expected to be ready to pitch by the start of spring training, the Denver Post reports. According to fellow pitcher Jorge De La Rosa, Chacin "was playing catch with me every day (in Scottsdale, Ariz.), and his arm looks really good. His ball really had some life, and he's lost some weight. I think he's getting stronger."
Would Gordon trade his helmet for a headset after exiting his No. 24 Chevy after the 2015 Sprint Cup Season? The four-time series champion said Friday morning he would consider a career as a TV analyst in NASCAR after he leaves full-time competition this year, NBC Sports reports.