Description: Jphn McClain of the Hoston Chronical is reporting that Texans receiver Andre Johnson will either be traded or released.
Insight: Johnson has been given permission to seek a trade, with DeAndre Hopkins locked in as Houstons top wideout. It may be tough to deal Johnson with a $10.5 million base salary in 2015, but no matter what, it looks like the Texans\' all-time leading receiver will be playing elsewhere for the first time next season.
Description: Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin was not given the franchise tag on Monday\'s deadline.
Insight: It is a bit of a surprise that Philadelphia did not assure themselves of bringing him back. Nevertheless, Maclin is expected back with the Eagles, although the chances in him leaving have just increased.
Description: Cubs starter Jon Lester will start on Opening Day.
Insight: Technically it is Opening Night, as Chicago and St. Louis will kick off the season on Sunday, April 5. Lester was brought in to be the Cubs\' ace, and will have a steep opening test against a tough offense, along with likely being opposed by Adam Wainwright.