Michael Sam, DE
Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football league.
Scandrick signed a one-year contract extension Friday, adding $9.5 million to what's now a five-year deal worth $20 million through 2019.
Antonio Smith, DE
Smith is under investigation in Texas over a criminal allegation the local sheriff describes as "sexual in nature."
Marcell Dareus, DT
Dareus will miss the season opener after being suspended without pay by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
Ray Rice, RB
A judge in New Jersey has dismissed domestic violence charges against Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator.