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  • Landing Spots For Best Remaining NFL Free Agent WRs

    Bleacher Report "The Dallas Cowboys' trade for Brandin Cooks not only gives them a solid No. 2 receiver but also presumably takes them out of the veteran wide receiver market for now. That's not great news for the rest of the veteran receivers who could be looking for new homes in..." March 20

  • Best Landing Spots for 2023 NFL Draft's Top QBs After Latest Signings, Trades

    Bleacher Report "With the first wave of NFL free agency winding down, we can approach the 2023 draft with a clearer picture of what teams need and what they have to offer perspective draft selections. Things are quite a bit different than they were a couple of weeks ago. The Chicago Bears, for..." March 20

  • 2023 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

    Sportsbook Review "A number of key developments have led to changes in our 2023 NFL Mock Draft. There's a new team picking No. 1 overall and several marquee free agents have found new homes. As a result, here's the latest version of our mock draft, where we try to find the best available prop bet for each..." March 20

  • Anthony Walker to visit Commanders on Monday

    Hogs Haven "The Washington Commanders have already signed one linebacker in free agency, and lost another. Former Seattle Seahawks LB Cody Barton agreed to terms on a 1-year deal during the NFL’s legal tampering period and is already talking about competing for starting middle linebacker. Washington..." March 20

  • Another Powerhouse Team Is Interested In Signing Free Agent WR Odell Beckham Jr.

    Total Pro Sports "A top AFC team is reportedly interested in veteran wide receiver and free agent Odell Beckham Jr. According to a report from Jordan Schultz of theScore, the Buffalo Bills are among the teams who have “checked in on” the 30-year-0ld wideout. Schultz added that Beckham had..." March 19

  • Will the Patriots pursue Lamar Jackson?

    Pro Football Talk "More than four days into free agency, no potential suitor has conclusively been linked to Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. Could the Patriots eventually make a run at him? Former Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich recently lobbied for his former team to make the..." March 19

  • NFL Players Not Named Aaron Rodgers Who Must Be Traded After 1st Week of Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "As the NFL world waits for the Green Bay Packers and New York Jets to iron out the details of an Aaron Rodgers trade, other players also need a change of scenery. Players request permission to seek a trade for a variety of reasons: playing time, a new contract or a better team..." March 19

  • 2023 NFL Free Agents Who Won't Live Up to Their New Contracts

    Bleacher Report "The spring is generally a time for optimism, and it's easy to see every NFL free-agent signing through rose-colored glasses. The reality is that the exciting free-agent addition in spring often becomes the source of frustration and disappointment by the time September, October and..." March 19

  • Ranking the NFL's Top 7 Acquisitions of the 2023 Offseason so Far

    Bleacher Report "Anyone who has followed the NFL for any length of time knows that it can take at least a full season to accurately judge an acquisition. Last offseason, for example, the Seattle Seahawks' re-signing of quarterback Geno Smith generated virtually no buzz. A year later, Smith is coming off his..." March 19

  • 3 ideal destinations if Titans trade Kevin Byard

    Sportsnaut "The Tennessee Titans might not be done tearing down their roster. Two-time All-Pro safety Kevin Byard could be the next to go. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Titans have approached Byard about a pay cut, but the safety has pushed back against it. At this point,..." March 19

  • Commanders’ free-agent deals suggest sale is indeed coming

    Pro Football Talk "As reported on Thursday night, there’s a belief that a sale of the Commanders is imminent. A new fact supports this timetable. Specifically, signing bonuses for newly-signed contracts aren’t due imminently. Ben Standig of reports that deals..." March 19

  • Best Fits for NFL's Most Intriguing Available Free Agents

    Bleacher Report "It's been six days since the legal tampering period started and NFL teams were allowed to negotiate with free agents, and the signings continue to come in fast and furious. Many of the tops names that were anticipated to lead the class have already been signed. The deluge of..." March 18

  • One AFC Team "Favored" To Land Ezekiel Elliott

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys released running back Ezekiel Elliott earlier this week after seven seasons together. And while Dak Prescott and several of his former teammates are “hurt” by the decision, it doesn’t seem like Elliott will linger on the market for too..." March 18

  • This Commanders-Seahawks Trade Shakes Up The 2023 NFL Draft

    NFL Analysis "  The Washington Commanders have been pretty active thus far in NFL free agency. Their biggest move was re-signing star defensive tackle Daron Payne to a massive four-year, $90 million deal. After that, Washington got to work filling some of the holes elsewhere on the..." March 18

  • Commanders’ QB situation looks improved, but even so: Is it the worst in the NFL?

    The Athletic "Can a team have one of the least desirable quarterback situations in the league, and yet be improved over the previous season at the sport’s most important position? Welcome to the 2023 Washington Commanders. The quarterback competition is set. In one corner is..." March 17

  • Jets’ O-line gains versatility, starting experience with Wes Schweitzer signing

    The Athletic "The Jets have had a mostly quiet free agency as they sort out the Aaron Rodgers situation. But Thursday night, there was finally some movement — and at a position of need, too. The Jets signed offensive lineman Wes Schweitzer to a two-year..." March 17

  • These 3 NFL Teams Have Contacted Broncos For Jerry Jeudy Blockbuster Trade

    Total Pro Sports "The Denver Broncos are open to trading one of their best receivers this offseason. While they don’t have much in the way of picks after giving up plenty of assets in exchange for both Russell Wilson and Sean Payton, the Broncos have plenty of players on their roster..." March 17

  • Ranking Most Likely Scenarios for Cardinals' No. 3 Pick in 2023 NFL Draft

    Bleacher Report "The Arizona Cardinals currently serve as the NFL's version of Dr. Strange in Avengers: Infinity War. They're surveying all of the possible futures to determine which path is the best option for all involved. When the Carolina Panthers' deal with the..." March 17

  • NFL investigation could pose new problems for Daniel Snyder

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL’s ongoing investigation into the Washington Commanders may turn up new problems for owner Daniel Snyder, according to a report. The outside investigation by former SEC chief Mary Jo White has turned up more financial concerns than previously reported, according to..." March 17

  • Jets Sign OL Wes Schweitzer

    Gang Green Nation "The Jets have agreed to a deal with veteran offensive lineman Wes Schweitzer. The Jets have seen depth offensive linemen Nate Herbig and Dan Feeney leave in free agency. Herbig was a quality depth player. Feeney was not. " March 17

  • New Report Suggests Odell Beckham Jr. 'Close' To Signing With Surprise Team

    Total Pro Sports "Odell Beckham Jr. held a private workout last week that was attended by as many as twelve teams. many of those teams are interested in signing him. The Cowboys were linked to him late in the 2022 season, but nothing ever happened as Odell decided to focus on getting better and waiting..." March 16

  • 2023 NFL Free Agency Big Board: Best Available Players After Day 3

    Bleacher Report "NFL free agency officially opened at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday. However, the market has been unofficially open since noon ET on Monday, when the legal-contact period began. Many of the top free agents came off the board in the first two days of free agency, and Wednesday was another busy..." March 16

  • Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins Desperately Wants To Play For One Team

    Total Pro Sports "DeAndre Hopkins is ready to move on from the Arizona Cardinals and it looks like he knows which team he wants to go to. Despite some rumblings that the Cowboys might consider pulling the trigger on a trade for the star wideout, it does not appear that DeAndre Hopkins is going to..." March 16

  • Signing of Jacoby Brissett likely takes Commanders out of play for Lamar Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "The Commanders have added veteran quarterback Jacoby Brissett. Given the presence of second-year QB1 (for now) Sam Howell, the move presumably takes them out of play for Lamar Jackson. Brissett’s one-year deal includes a $4.5 million signing bonus and a $3 million,..." March 16

  • 3 best NFL free agents still available to round out Buccaneers roster

    Clutch Points "The 2023 NFL season officially started on Wednesday. Free agents are already signing their new deals with their teams, picturing a shape of what the league will look like in 2023. Still, teams such as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a lot to work on as they go through a rebuilding..." March 16

  • 3 best NFL free agents still available to round out Commanders roster

    Clutch Points "As free agency frenzy takes over the NFL, the Washington Commanders have had a pretty quiet week. Granted, they have signed players like quarterback Jacoby Brisset, offensive tackle Andrew Wylie and linebacker Cody Barton. On the other hand, they’ve also lost key contributors..." March 16

  • 3 best NFL free agents still available to round out Chiefs roster

    Clutch Points "It has been more than a month, but the Kansas City Chiefs still have many reasons to celebrate. The Chiefs finished the season on top as they defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 and took home the Super Bowl trophy for the second time in the last four years. Kansas City..." March 16

  • Commanders Re-Sign OL Tyler Larsen

    Pro Football Talk "The Commanders have agreed to a deal with center Tyler Larsen, John Keim of ESPN reports. Larsen started eight games in 2022 before dislocating his right kneecap in a Dec. 4 game. In 2021, his season ended after nine games with an Achilles injury. " March 16

  • Winners and Losers of NFL's 2023 Early Tampering Period

    Bleacher Report "The unofficial start of free agency can be considered the official start of free agency, with the unofficial start actually taking place two weeks earlier at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The tampering period is merely three days of agreements coming to light until..." March 15

  • Top Free Agent Quarterbacks Still Available For Signing

    Bleacher Report "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stated on the Pat McAfee Show Wednesday that he intends to play for the New York Jets in 2023. The hold-up appears to be trade compensation between the Jets and Packers, but that appears to be a formality as Rodgers changes shades..." March 15

  • Three Optimal Ezekiel Elliott Landing Spots

    The Big Lead "Ezekiel Elliott is about to hit the free agent market. Dallas Cowboys reporter Clarence Hill reports the team plans to cut their longtime running back, a move that will save them nearly $11 million in cap space assuming it is designated as a post-June 1 cut. This doesn't..." March 15

  • 6 Ideal Trade Destinations for Jerry Jeudy

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Broncos are listening to offers for young wide receiver Jerry Jeudy. This comes after Denver fielded calls ahead of the in-season NFL trade deadline. According to Sportsnaut NFL insider Benjamin Allbright, the Cleveland Browns are among the teams most interested in the..." March 15

  • Realistic Landing Spots For Matt Ryan in Free Agency

    CBS Sports "The Matt Ryan experiment lasted just one season in Indianapolis. Ryan was released by the Indianapolis Colts, the team announced Wednesday, parting ways with the former MVP after the worst season of his career.  The Colts save $17,205,882 of cap space with the..." March 15

  • 4 Logical Landing Spots For Austin Ekeler After Chargers Grant Permission To Seek Trade

    Sportsnaut "The NFL trade block just got an influx of game-changer talent on Tuesday with the official addition of Los Angeles Chargers star Austin Ekeler. On Monday, word came out of Los Angeles that things were not well between the Chargers and stud running back Austin Ekeler. The man with the..." March 15

  • Commanders expected to sign Jacoby Brissett

    Pro Football Rumors "Although the Commanders have continued to talk up Sam Howell as a live option to start in 2023, they will bring in veteran competition. Jacoby Brissett is expected to sign with Washington, Dianna Russini of reports. This will be Brissett’s fourth team in over the past..." March 15

  • Ravens have spoken with handful of free agent QBs amid Lamar Jackson saga

    Larry Brown Sports "The Baltimore Ravens are taking an interesting approach to the free agent market as uncertainty lingers over the future of quarterback Lamar Jackson. The Ravens had discussions with both Baker Mayfield and Jacoby Brissett before they ultimately signed elsewhere, according to Jeremy..." March 15

  • 2023 NFL Free Agency Big Board: Best Available Players After Day 2

    Bleacher Report "The second day of the free-agency contact window wasn't quite as fast-moving as Day 1, but we still saw a lot of top NFL talent agree to deals on Tuesday. Notable players who agreed to contract on Day 2 include wideout Jakobi Meyers, corner back James Bradberry, center Garrett..." March 15

  • Biggest NFL 2023 Offseason Questions After Free Agency Early Tampering Period

    Bleacher Report "The legal tampering period proceeding the official start of NFL free agency ends on Wednesday, and—as per usual—the vast majority of the big deals have already been (unofficially) completed. With that in mind, and with attention already beginning to turn to the second wave..." March 15

  • 4 logical Darius Slay landing spots in free agency after being cut by Eagles

    Sportsnaut "On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Eagles cut star corner Darius Slay, adding an elite defensive back to the 2023 NFL free-agent market. The Eagles’ cap-cutting measures continued this week as the team made the tough decision to release five-time Pro Bowler Darius Slay. The move was..." March 15

  • Underrated Early NFL Free Agency Contracts That Will Pay Off Next Season

    Bleacher Report "Since headlines can hardly keep up with the frenzy of early signings in NFL free agency, the biggest moves tend to command the most attention. For example, the first day of the legal tampering period featured Javon Hargrave heading to the San Francisco 49ers and Jimmy Garoppolo..." March 15

  • 6 options to round out Saints WR room after Michael Thomas returns

    USA Today "Now that the New Orleans Saints have retained All-Pro wide receiver Michael Thomas, some may assume the work is done with the team’s group of pass-catches. Young wideouts Chris Olave and Rashid Shaheed has fantastic rookie campaigns in 2022, the team brings back one of the league’s..." March 15

  • Can Cole Holcomb solve Steelers’ ILB problem? He’s a good start, at least

    The Athletic "The Steelers addressed one of their most glaring needs on Wednesday, reportedly agreeing to terms with former Washington inside linebacker Cole Holcomb. The contract will be a three-year deal, pending a physical, according to NFL Network. The physical might be..." March 15

  • Steelers agree to sign Cole Holcomb

    Behind The Steel Curtain "The Pittsburgh Steelers have apparently made an important move at the inside linebacker position for the 2023 season. According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, the Steelers have agreed to a three-year deal with linebacker Cole Holcomb pending a physical. A four-year..." March 15

  • For some NFL free agents, we’ve entered one-year deal territory

    Pro Football Talk "Two days into the opening of the free-agent market, plenty of guys have agreed to terms. Plenty haven’t. Some big-name and/or highly-regarded players have yet to strike deals. In many cases, the absence of a deal by now hints at the possibility that the player overshot the..." March 15

  • Commanders Release RB J.D. McKissic

    Clutch Points "Following a 2022 campaign that saw him take the field in just eight games, Washington Commanders running back JD McKissic has now been released by the team. ESPN’s Adam Schefter took to Twitter to break the news. “Commanders released RB J.D...." March 15

  • 4 Hunter Renfrow trade scenarios from the Las Vegas Raiders

    Sportsnaut "The Las Vegas Raiders had put Pro Bowl wide receiver Hunter Renfrow on the trade block earlier this offseason. Now that head coach Josh McDaniels and Co. have signed another slot guy in Jakobi Meyers, it could be a foregone conclusion that the 27-year-old Renfrow is..." March 14

  • Aaron Rodgers Gives Jets A Free Agency Wish List

    ProSportsDaily "As if the New York Jets, Aaron Rodgers saga couldn't get any more pathetic, the veteran quarterback has given the team a wish-list of free agents he'd love them to target and acquire.  The list includes teammates, Allen Lazard, Randall Cobb and Mercedes..." March 14

  • 7 Players Not in NFL Free Agency Who Will Sign Contract Extensions

    Bleacher Report "While fans are busy keeping up with all of the latest signings during the chaotic legal tampering period, front offices around the league are accounting for even more players than the ones available in free agency. The best franchises ensure their core players never even come close to..." March 14

  • Best Replacements For Jakobi Meyers on Patriots

    The Big Lead "The New England Patriots' thin receiving core got thinner on Tuesday as top wideout Jakobi Meyers agreed to a $33 million deal with the Las Vegas Raiders. This is a rather significant problem for the Patriots. Meyers led the team in catches in two of the last three years. He..." March 14

  • NFL free-agency grades: The good, bad and ugly of every major agreement

    The Athletic "NFL free-agency negotiations between teams and player reps began at noon ET on Monday, and it didn’t take long for news to break about contract agreements. Which deals made sense? Which were puzzling? Who overpaid? Who got a bargain signing? We’re issuing grades on..." March 14