Green Bay QB Don Majkowski threw for 10 minutes before practice yesterday, but it remains uncertain whether he will be able to play Sunday against Seattle. However, he and team trainer Domenic Gentile were encouraged by the brief throwing exercise, which included passes up to 30 yards.
"It wasn't great, but it was a start," said Gentile.
Majkowski has missed two games with a deep bruise in the rotator cuff of his throwing (right) shoulder.
The Steelers reportedly have offered CB Rod Woodson a three-year, $3 million contract that would make him the highest-paid player in the team's history.
QB Bubby Brister currently is the Steelers' top-paid player, with a three-year contract through 1991 that averages $917,000 a season.
Josep M. Figueras, president of a Spanish real estate development company, has acquired ownership rights for the Barcelona franchise in the new World League of American Football.
The new entry will be known as the Barcelona Dragons.
Seattle placed starting OLB Rufus Porter (pulled groin) on injured reserve. He will miss the remaining four regular season games.
To replace Porter, the Seahawks signed Rod Stephens, the third free agent linebacker they acquired this season.
The Chargers signed CB Sammy Lilly, releasing LB Antonio Goss.
Goss had been inactive for the past two games after joining the Chargers Nov. 21.
After losing QB Chris Miller for the season, the Falcons signed rookie QB Todd Hammel to their practice squad and elevated rookie RB Mike Pringle to the roster. . . . The Cardinals put rookie LB Eldonta Osborne on injured reserve and moved rookie WR Amod Field from the practice squad to the 47-man active roster.