Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith said "learning to run again" is one of the biggest hurdles he faces during his ongoing recovery from a devastating leg injury.
It may be the NFL's quiet time, but we have picked out five things to look out for over the coming months.
Michael Thomas is set to sign a new contract with the New Orleans Saints.
Veteran quarterback Josh McCown has announced his retirement from the NFL and will join ESPN as an analyst.
The Minnesota Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph have agreed to a multiyear contract extension.
New York Jets have ended their search for a new general manager by hiring Philadelphia Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas, to the role.
Quarterback Carson Wentz has signed a four year extension with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Gerald McCoy has agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $10.25m (£8.1m) with the Carolina Panthers, according to reports.
Free-agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has concluded a two-day visit with the Baltimore Ravens and will meet with the Carolina Panthers.
The Broncos and Chris Harris Jr have ended their contract stalemate after the team agreed to give him a pay rise that makes him the team's highest-paid cornerback.
The Oakland Raiders agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito on Tuesday.
New England Patriots tight end Ben Watson has revealed he has been suspended for four games for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy.
NFL cornerback Adam 'Pacman' Jones says he is retiring "with no regrets".
Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player and calls for a stop to suspensions for players testing positive for the drug.
Atlanta Falcons defensive end Steven Means suffered a torn Achilles during (organised team activities) OTAs and will miss the 2019 season.
A Florida judge has blocked prosecutors from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlour.
Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris has requested to be traded if the franchise is unable to offer him a new contract.
The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to trade star pass rusher Frank Clark to the Kansas City Chiefs, according to reports.
The New England Patriots have signed four-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Demaryius Thomas on a one-year deal.
Quarterback Russell Wilson has confirmed a new contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks.
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