Report: Bowe signs five-year deal

As the NFL deadline for franchise tags passed Monday, ESPN reported the Chiefs and receiver Dwayne Bowe agreed to terms on a five-year deal. The move allows the Chiefs to use the franchise tag on offensive tackle Branden Albert.

Rose showing 'daily improvement'

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau told ESPN that guard Derrick Rose has been showing ” daily improvement” in practice, but there is still no timetable for his return. Rose has been taking part in full 5-on-5 scrimmages over the past few weeks and has reported no setbacks up to this point.

Gronk has another arm surgery

ESPN reports Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent a third surgery on his left arm to treat an infection. Gronkowski has previously broken his arm twice, once in mid-November and again in mid-January. He’s not expected to miss any extended time.

Kaman available in New Orleans

Dallas center Chris Kaman will be available to play on Sunday at New Orleans, reports ESPN. Kaman has been out the last 10 consecutive games due to concussion-related symptoms. “Hopefully, I’ll get a few minutes tomorrow,” Kaman said Saturday. “The headaches are gone, so I’m clear. I’m going to play. It’s been too long.”

AP should be ready for minicamp

Vikings general manager Rick Spielman believes running back Adrian Peterson will be ready for the start of offseason minicamps following surgery for a hernia in early February. “He’ll be ready,” Spielman said per 1500 ESPN in Minneapolis. “He’s pretty good right now. You think Adrian wouldn’t be good yet?”