Pro Football Talk "On Saturday, the three-day period opens for agent Jimmy Sexton to negotiate with teams other than the Lions on behalf of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. It would be naive to assume negotiations haven’t already happened. Some have linked teams like the Giants and Washington to Suh. Many..." March 04
Spiller is eligible to become a UFA. I'm told potential suitors considering interest include the Cards, Jets, Dolphins & 49ers at this time.
The Score "A fingerprint analysis specialist testified Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez that the fingerprints of both he and the victim, Odin Lloyd, were found in the car allegedly used to transport the victim to his death. Prosecutors believe Hernandez and two accomplices picked up Lloyd..." March 04
Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was on a Charlotte nightclub stage seconds before shots were fired that injured two people last week. In a report by WSOC-TV, Newton is shown on stage with rapper Young Jeezy on Saturday evening in the moments before someone fired shots at Label..." March 04
ESPN.com "Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and GM Rick Spielman will fly to Texas on Wednesday to meet with Adrian Peterson at his home outside Houston, a league source told ESPN.com's Ben Goessling. Peterson's wife, Ashley, will also be in attendance for the meeting, in which Zimmer and Spielman will..." March 04
CSN New England "Each day without a new deal in New England brings Darrelle Revis closer to finding out exactly how much Woody Johnson would “love” to have Revis with his Jets. And it brings New England closer to realizing how selective the league office is when it comes to protecting the integrity of the..." March 04
Pro Football Talk "Troy Polamalu was a great player for the Steelers for years, but he turns 34 next month, and he isn’t great anymore. Which puts the Steelers in an awkward position. No one in Pittsburgh wants to see Polamalu get cut and try to finish his career in another uniform, but the Steelers don’t want to..." March 04
Updated info on Maclin: Deal was close for some time, not as close recently and he's getting nibbles. #Eagles have to up ante w/ McCoy leak.
I just spoke with the Eagles organization and there is no trade for LeSean at this time. There have been discussions but nothing finalized
McCoy and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, will make noise about wanting an extension and/ or declining to report. Bills bracing for that already
ESPN.com "The Philadelphia Eagles have a trade in place to send running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. In return, the Bills will send linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Eagles, the source said. Drafted in the second round of the 2009 draft out of..." March 03
SI.com "Free-agent running back C.J. Spiller will not return to the Buffalo Bills, he said on the NFL Network Tuesday. The Bills reportedly agreed to trade linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday in exchange for running back LeSean McCoy. The trade cannot be made official until the..." March 03
Yahoo! Sports "While Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson continues to have an open dialogue with the franchise about his future, he has pondered potential trade destinations and would consider a contract restructure if a deal becomes necessary, sources have told Yahoo Sports. Peterson's father,..." March 03
ESPN Dallas "NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray would likely return to the Dallas Cowboys if the offer the team makes to him is equal or similar financially to those he receives from other teams as an unrestricted free agent, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder on Tuesday. With quality teams..." March 03
New York Daily News "Now that Jason Pierre-Paul is sure to remain a Giant for at least one more season, there’s one more big question the Giants front office is considering: How great would he look lining up next to Ndamukong Suh? As improbable as it seems on the surface, several NFL sources believe the Giants..." March 03
Palm Beach Post "Could the Dolphins actually land the biggest free agent of them all? Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh could be heading to free agency after Detroit declined to give him the franchise tag. The Lions could still sign him to a long-term deal before free agency begins next Tuesday. If not, he hits..." March 03
ESPN.com "At least 10 former Chicago Bears staffers from the Lovie Smith and Marc Trestman regimes said recently they believe the team can't consistently compete for championships as long as it fields a lineup with Jay Cutler under center. That sentiment might explain why head coach John Fox and general..." March 03
CBSSports.com "The Texans may be ready to move on from 33-year-old Andre Johnson, but that doesn't mean the best player in team history will have trouble finding work. In fact, according to BleacherReport.com's Jason Cole, at least three teams are willing to pay Johnson the $10 million he was set to make in..." March 03
Baltimore Sun "When the Ravens and former star running back Ray Rice reached a settlement on his wrongful termination grievance in January, the financial details were undisclosed. The sides wound up settling for $1.588 million, according to sources. Rice was seeking back pay from his $3.529 million base..." March 03
Jameis Winston in Tampa today as part of a 3-day visit w/ Buccaneers, per sources. Visit centers around owners, said to be "Glazer-centric."
New York Post "He has risen from Sydney’s golden west to the Golden Gate. In one of Australian sports’ most astonishing stories, former rugby superstar Jarryd Hayne on Tuesday did what most thought impossible — he announced he would sign an NFL contract with the San Francisco 49ers. “It’s about believing..." March 03
Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is scheduled to meet with NFL officials Wednesday in New York about his domestic violence case, according to a league source with knowledge of the meeting. The NFL began an investigation of Hardy last month after the misdemeanor charges against him..." March 03
New York Daily News "Woody Johnson is positioned to pull off a coup by bringing back a defensive force that will bolster his wayward franchise. The Daily News has learned that Johnson has been involved in serious internal discussions with Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan to make a push for perennial All-Pro..." March 03
Yahoo! Sports "One of the central tenets of the defense of Aaron Hernandez is a lack of motive: Why would an NFL star with so much going for him – money, fame, growing family – be involved in murdering Odin Lloyd, a possible future brother-in-law with whom he regularly partied? "His friend Odin," is how..." March 03
ESPN.com "It didn't take long after Kyle Orton replaced EJ Manuel last season for the rest of the offense to notice the difference in the huddle. "We just had a different approach to practice. [Orton] demands what he wants out of us," Sammy Watkins said in October, after one practice with Orton. "He's..." March 03
Dallas Morning News "A Super Bowl seating fiasco in 2011 was fueled by an NFL and Dallas Cowboys “obsession” with breaking the championship attendance record, an attorney representing displaced ticketholders said Monday in federal court in Dallas. Attorney Michael Avenatti told jurors in his opening statement that..." March 03
Per league sources, The Jacksonville Jaguars are very interested in Brian Orakpo. #Jags
Pro Football Talk "Last week, Browns safety Donte Whitner banged the drum for the return of wide receiver Ted Ginn to the state he called home through the end of his college career at Ohio State. The Browns were said to be considering that option, but that’s not the only homecoming possibility for the receiving..." March 03
NFL.com "The Eagles have released cornerback Cary Williams, the team announced Tuesday. Williams, 30, was signed by the Eagles as a free agent in 2013. He started all 32 games for the Eagles over the last two seasons, recording five interceptions. Before joining the Eagles, Williams entered the..." March 03
San Francisco Chronicle "Run, Frank, run. Away from the 49ers. Of all the 49ers’ players who become free agents next Tuesday, Frank Gore is the most prominent. The most revered. And though I don’t expect a professional football player to listen to my advice, I can’t help but offer it. Gore has been the..." March 03
Sources: The #Cowboys and WR Cole Beasley have agreed to terms on a 4-year deal worth $13.6M with $7M in guarantees and a $4M signing bonus.
New York Daily News "In what has become their annual offseason rite, the Jets are in the market for another receiver. That’s been true for a few offseasons now. And just like last year, Jets fans can expect their team to be in the mix for high-end free agent wideouts, because Eric Decker alone simply isn’t..." March 03
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Green Bay Packers have all the salary cap money in the world to use toward free agent wide receiver Randall Cobb and offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga, but it doesn't mean they are going to spend it on someone else's terms. And so, on the last day a team could tag one of its free agents with a..." March 03
New York Post "Odell Beckham Jr. created plenty of buzz during his rookie season with his play on the field. His sensational one-handed touchdown catch against the Cowboys in November became a worldwide sensation thanks to endless highlights and conversation on social media. But on Monday, the Giants wide..." March 03
Fox Sports "e New Orleans Saints are ready to avenge the chagrins of last season, and at least by virtue of outward signals, it starts this week. Head coach Sean Payton took his son Connor to the New Orleans Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks matchup Monday night in the Big D and ended up dishing on details about..." March 03
Jacksonville Times-Union "“We’ve got a big undertaking here with our situation,” said Caldwell, referring to the Jaguars’ projected cap space of $64.2 million. Idzik started his new job Monday at EverBank Field, working closely with salary cap chief Tim Walsh. Idzik was fired by Jets owner Woody Johnson Dec. 29 after..." March 03
NFL.com "It appears Andre Johnson and the Houston Texans have reached the end of the road. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Monday that the star wide receiver has been granted permission to seek a trade. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle had the first report." March 03
ESPN.com "NFL teams were informed Monday that the 2015 salary cap will be $143.28 million. The official franchise tag numbers for offensive players are $18.544 million for quarterbacks, $10.951 million for running backs, $12.823 million for wide receivers, $8.347 million for tight ends and $12.943..." March 03
Potential suitors for DeMarco Murray, per @RapSheet on Total Access: Colts, Cardinals, Jaguars, Seahawks (if Lynch does retire).
ESPN.com "If Jameis Winston does become famous in the NFL, he is at least putting himself in position to capitalize on it. Winston, the potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick, has filed to trademark "Famous Jameis," a nickname he was given during his impressive, two-year stint at Florida State, where he..." March 03
ESPN Dallas "What has been known for some time is now official: The Dallas Cowboys have placed the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant. While the tag all but secures Bryant's rights for 2015, the Cowboys hope they can work out a long-term deal before the July 15 deadline. If they don't, then Bryant..." March 02
CBSSports.com "The Broncos are slapping wide receiver Demaryius Thomas with the franchise tag prior to Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. This comes as a surprise to no one, with John Elway telling the media at the combine that Denver planned to tag Thomas if the two sides couldn't reach a deal." March 02
No tag for WRs Randall Cobb, Jeremy Maclin...no tag for TEs Julius Thomas, Jordan Cameron...no tag for Ndamukong Suh. Let bidding begin.
The #Titans have released Bernard Pollard
Pro Football Talk "The Giants have officially placed the franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. The move comes as no surprise, as it’s been reported for weeks that Pierre-Paul would get the tag if he and the Giants don’t first come to an agreement on a long-term contract extension." March 02
ESPN.com "The Cleveland Browns last week signed Josh McCown to a three-year deal worth $14 million, including $6.25 million guaranteed and $6 million in incentives, which is better than typical backup money. McCown is taking a starter's mentality to Cleveland too. "That's my expectation right now,"..." March 02
NFL.com "The New England Patriots used their 2015 franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Pats would lock down the kicker for the $4.126 million tag, per a source informed of the situation. ESPN first reported the news. The development is..." March 02
NFL.com "Ndamukong Suh will hit the open market. The Detroit Lions official team website announced that the Detroit Lions will not place the franchise tag on the defensive tackle. The tag would have cost Detroit $26.8 million because his renegotiated salary in 2014 was $22.4 million (the tag calls..." March 02
A transition tag sighting! Dolphins placed transition tag on TE Charles Clay, per a league source. TE transition tag is $7.071 million.
We have released wide receiver Lance Moore. pic.twitter.com/AqHjso0GM7