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Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants signed kicker Aldrick Rosas to a reserve/future contract. He had a tryout with the Giants back in November. The rookie spent camp with the Titans.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Jordy Nelson officially limited. He was not in pads and everyone else who practiced was. Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison were DNPs.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers WR Davante Adams said his sprained ankle is not as bad as the one that significantly limited him last season but he'll still need to test it before Sunday afternoon to know whether he can play against the Falcons.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

The Patriots signed TE Rob Housler to a reserve/future contract for 2017. Housler (6-5, 250) has been with Cardinals (2011-2014), Browns ('15), Bears ('15).

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Most Postseason Wins in NFL History (W-L): Steelers 36 (36-23) Packers 34 (34-21) Cowboys 34 (34-27) Patriots 30 (30-19) 49ers 30 (30-20)

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Raiders CB Sean Smith had a surgical procedure on a shoulder, Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie confirmed. "He had to get that thing fixed and he's going to be just fine," McKenzie said. Smith injured a should at Tampa Bay in October.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons' full injury report: Julio Jones (toe) still held out and Keanu Neal (foot) back to full practice.

ESPN @espn

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Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

Despite WR injuries, Mike McCarthy says #Packers not considering signing FA or changing offensive approach. "This who we are, how we play.''