METAIRIE, La. (AP) Carl Nicks figured he was on his way out of New Orleans before last season even ended, which only added to the All-Pro left guard's motivation.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte said he is just about 100 percent, that his sprained right ankle is feeling better.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Lorenzo Alexander is a familiar name around the NFL, especially among those who follow special teams.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed cornerback Alphonso Smith and released running back Keiland Williams.