Carr acknowledges that the back injury he suffered in Week 4 of the 2017 campaign was something he had to contend with as the season progressed, CSN's Scott Bair reports. "I had to deal with it," Carr noted. "I had to do certain things to manage it, but I just didn't talk about it. I didn't want it to be an excuse."
Fitzgerald hasn't made a decision on whether to play in 2018, Jeremy Bergman of NFL.com reports. "I spoke with Larry," new Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks said Tuesday. "We had a very in-depth conversation. I enjoyed the conversation he and I had. He did not express he was or wasn't coming back, but we would definitely love to have him back."
McKinnon, who is set to be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the league year, intends to sign with a team that will give him a bigger offensive role than he had with the Vikings, ESPN's Courtney Cronin reports. "I want to be the guy," McKinnon said. "I don't put in all the work in the offseason to come back and be in this role. I appreciate the role. It worked out well, but I want bigger and better things for myself."
Brady said Monday that he would have the 12 stitches in his right (throwing) hand removed in the coming days, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. "Hopefully some time this week. And at that point, again, because I was fortunate not to tear any ligaments or anything like that [after injuring the hand in practice last week] -- there was no broken bones -- that was obviously the best news I could ever hear based on what you thought it could be," Brady told the "Kirk and Callahan Show." "It ended up being a lot of good luck after, I'd say, a pretty unlucky injury. It turned out to be a lot [of] good luck it wasn't more serious than it was."
Foles underwent precautionary X-rays on his ribs Sunday following the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Vikings in the NFC championship game, a source informed Sal Paolantonio of ESPN. "I'm good," Foles told Adam Schefter of ESPN after being examined in the locker room.