The former Falcons star, who served 18 months for running a dogfighting ring, said he is getting close to signing with a pro football team. Vick was conditionally reinstated Monday by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell .
BEARS: QB Jay Cutler and star linebacker Brian Urlacher shot down reports of a rift, saying they're simply not true.
Former Bears receiver Bobby Wade caused a stir when he told Minneapolis radio station KFAN-AM that Urlacher used a profanity while questioning Cutler's manhood during a conversation in Las Vegas last weekend.
Chicago radio station WSCR-AM also reported that Urlacher had to be restrained from confronting Cutler during organized team activities.
JETS: Running back Leon Washington , in a contract dispute while seeking a big raise, was a no-show as players reported for the start of training camp.
VIKINGS: Defensive end Kenechi Udeze retired, ending a remarkable comeback from leukemia.
Giants: Linebacker Antonio Pierce appeared Thursday before the grand jury investigating weapons charges against former teammate Plaxico Burress and was expected to return today.
RAIDERS: Rookie receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey signed a five-year contract that will guarantee him at least $23.5 million.