Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden, who injured his ankle during OTAs, is still not healthy and might start training camp on the PUP list, reports 95.7 The Game in San Francisco. Hayden played in eight games as a rookie before a groin injury ended his season.
The Raiders announced Monday they placed tight end David Ausberry on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. The Raiders elevated offensive lineman Lamar Mady from the practice squad to take Ausberry's roster spot.
Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson likes what he sees from second-year running back Latavius Murray, who is fighting for the No. 3 job behind Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden, reports Comcast Sports Net.
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski likely will be on the field for Thursday's first practice, but ESPN.com expects the team to "bring him along slowly" rather than have him go "full bore." Gronkowski tore his ACL less than seven months ago.
Patriots second-year receivers Josh Boyce and Kenbrell Thompkins are on the roster bubble heading into training camp, with only one spot available, reports the team's website. Thompkins put up far better numbers as a rookie -- 32 catches, 466 yards, 4 TDs -- but he has inconsistent hands and Boyce is more explosive.
Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo, who's coming back from a torn pectoral muscle, suggested he'll return for training camp in July, reports the Boston Herald. He's been working out at Gillette Stadium for a while.