Jermaine Gresham, tight end, was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2010 with the 21st pick. Profootball Focus’s statistics list him as a middle of the pack tight end.  Gresham is a two-time Pro Bowler. In 2014, he caught 62 passes for 460 yards and five touchdowns. There is no deal imminent.

“He’s a player we were obviously well aware of coming out of Oklahoma five years ago,” Payton said. “He’s recovering from an offseason surgery, and I thought the visit went pretty good. It would be about the fit. I think there’s a fit for us if it works out, and he’s a guy that we’ve studied quite a bit now in the last couple of months.”