Dallas Cowboys
Dez Bryant, WRProbableMar 2
Comment: Bryant officially received the franchise tag Monday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Clarence Hill reports.
Dez Bryant, WRProbableFeb 28
Comment: Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones confirmed Saturday that the team has informed Bryant's agent that it will use the franchise tag on the receiver prior to Monday's deadline, ESPN.com's Todd Archer reports.
Houston Texans
David Quessenberry, OTOutMar 1
Comment: Quessenberry said his cancer (non-Hodgkins lymphoma) is in remission, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Brian Cushing, LBProbableFeb 28
Comment: In addition to an offseason wrist surgery, Cushing underwent arthroscopic surgeries on his left knee and left ankle after the season's end, MyFoxHouston reports.
Indianapolis Colts
Reggie Wayne, WRQuestionableFeb 27
Comment: Wayne recently underwent surgery to repair a torn triceps and is considering retirement, NFL.com reports.
New Orleans Saints
Jairus Byrd, FSProbableMar 3
Comment: According to head coach Sean Payton, Byrd (knee) is a few weeks away from being at full strength after suffering a season-ending meniscus tear in his knee last year, reports Fox Sports. "He's doing well," Payton said. "His rehab is on schedule. He'll be cleared for minicamp. We're looking at about 2 or 3 weeks from him being 100 percent."