At some point this summer, Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees figures to have a better idea of how all the pieces will fit together. Bookend pass rushers Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil, rookie defensive end Bronson Kaufusi and top cornerback Jimmy Smith could all be recovered from injuries and back on the field. A clear leader will eventually emerge to start at inside linebacker alongside C.J. Mosley.
Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith's long-running legal woes continued Friday as he was arraigned in Santa Clara (Calif.) County's Hall of Justice for allegedly violating conditions of his probation by driving while drunk last year.
An attorney handling Johnny Manziel's domestic violence case expressed doubts about the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback's ability to stay clean and said he was given a receipt that shows Manziel may have spent more than $1,000 at a drug paraphernalia store just 15 hours after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash, according to a lengthy text message accidentally sent to The Associated Press.