Engram said he started to gain confidence following a June practice in which he made some big catches and knew all of his assignments, Art Stapleton of The Record reports. "I had a really good day, some really big catches, and I could see I was starting to learn the offense, getting comfortable," said Engram. "There were a couple times, I went out in the slot or in my position [at tight end], and Eli [Manning] gave an adjustment, and I knew exactly what to do, and I felt really confident, and I went and made the play."
Offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen expects Parker to have a big season, ESPN.com's James Walker reports. "I really think he'll have a great, big year -- a gigantic year for us," Dolphins offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen said of Parker. "That would be huge. It helps with the quarterback. It helps with your running game. It helps everything."
Butler and the Bulls' No. 16 pick were traded to the Timberwolves during Thursday's NBA Draft in exchange for the Timberwolves' No. 7 pick, Zach LaVine, and Kris Dunn, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Team Penske has made plans for crew chief Paul Wolfe not to be at Sonoma this weekend so he can remain in North Carolina for the birth of his second child, a team spokesperson told NBC Sports on Wednesday.