We’re holding monitor of each notable signing all through March proper right here, with the newest offers on the prime. Teams cannot formally signal unrestricted free brokers till the brand new league 12 months begins at four p.m. ET Wednesday, however avenue free brokers — gamers who have been lower this offseason — can signal at any time.
Tuesday, March 13
Former Patriots playmaker Lewis is predicted to signal a 4-12 months deal.
Bridgewater will get roughly half of the $10 million the Jets agreed Tuesday to pay Josh McCown on one other one 12 months deal, the supply mentioned.
Amukamara, who was paid $7 million assured by Chicago on a one-12 months deal in 2017, labored out for the Bears, taking part in adequately sufficient to start out 12 video games.
The Jets launched Wilkerson on March 5, ending a seven-12 months run that turned bitter final season.
The contract phrases weren’t instantly out there. Johnson intends to signal his deal after four p.m. Wednesday, when the league 12 months begins, based on the supply.
The addition of Brown addressed the most important weak point on the crew. Baltimore’s broad receivers produced the fourth-fewest receiving yards final season, with three,235 yards.
Hubbard is primarily a proper sort out; he began 14 video games there in 4 seasons with Pittsburgh. Stephenson is taken into account a depth signing.
Butler intends to signal with Tennessee on a 5-12 months, $61 million deal that features a assure of $30 million, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Stewart, who will flip 31 on March 21, was lower by the Carolina Panthers on Feb. 28 and is coming off one in all his worst seasons statistically behind an offensive line regarded by normal supervisor Marty Hurney as one of many prime 5 within the league.
Graham has been one of the crucial prolific tight ends of his period, catching 69 landing passes since he entered the league with the New Orleans Saints as a 3rd-spherical choose in 2010. Cutting Nelson, 32, will give the Packers more than $10.2 million in cap house.
Moncrief’s profession with the Colts took a flip for the more serious through the 2016 season, largely on account of accidents. He missed 11 video games the previous two seasons due to shoulder and ankle accidents after not lacking any video games in his first two seasons.
Breeland performed school soccer at Clemson about three hours from Carolina’s Bank of America Stadium and grew up about three-and-a-half hours away in Allendale, South Carolina.
McCown, 38, is predicted to signal a one-12 months, $10 million contract when free agency opens on Wednesday, a supply mentioned.
Gabriel is the third influence receiver added by the Bears, becoming a member of WR Allen Robinson and TE Trey Burton.
Colvin, 26, has 165 tackles, 5 sacks, 14 cross breakups and a couple of fumble recoveries in 48 video games (25 begins) with the Jaguars.
Jacksonville is re-signing Lee to a 4-12 months take care of $38 million most worth and $18 million assured, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Amendola is the second broad receiver to decide to signing with the Dolphins on Tuesday. Wide receiver Albert Wilson dedicated to signing a 3-12 months, $24 million take care of the crew earlier within the day.
As the quarterback carousel retains turning, Bradford intends to signal with Arizona, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Cardinals have no different quarterbacks beneath contract.
The former Seahawks broad receiver is predicted to signal a 5-12 months, $40 million contract, together with $20 million assured, with Washington, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Kennard agreed to phrases on a 3-12 months, $18.75 million deal, whereas Jones will signal a two-12 months deal.
The former Washington quarterback plans to signal a 3-12 months, absolutely assured, $84 million contract on Thursday, sources advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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Former Philadelphia tight finish Trey Burton intends to signal a 4-12 months take care of the Chicago Bears, a supply advised ESPN’s Josina Anderson.
Posluszny performed seven seasons with Jacksonville and is the franchise’s second all-time main tackler (815). He additionally owns the franchise report for interceptions by a linebacker (11).
Ngata will assist change defensive sort out Beau Allen, who just isn’t anticipated to re-signal with the Eagles.
Brees and the Saints have agreed to a brand new two-12 months deal price $50 million, a supply confirmed to ESPN, holding the longer term Hall of Famer off the free-agent market as anticipated.
Richburg intends to signal a 5-12 months contract with San Francisco, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Wilson intends to signal with Miami on a 3-12 months, $24 million contract, a supply confirmed to ESPN.
Baltimore created $four.eight million in a lot-wanted wage-cap room by releasing Woodhead and never selecting up the choice on beginning proper sort out Howard on Tuesday, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Detroit introduced that it has re-signed security Wilson. Sources advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Wilson will get a two-12 months, $7 million deal.
Lotulelei, the 14th general choice within the 2013 draft, spent a lot of the previous 5 seasons being overshadowed by Panthers teammate Kawann Short, who made the Pro Bowl in 2015.
The Watkins deal is price $48 million with $30 million assured, sources advised ESPN’s Dianna Russini.
Norwell, 26, will change into the NFL’s highest-paid guard, averaging $13.three million in annual wage.
Sources advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Denver will reel within the 30-year-outdated participant to be its quarterback of the current and the longer term when free agency formally opens Wednesday.
Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson intends to signal with the Bears on a 3-12 months, $42 million deal, barring any final-minute snags, he advised ESPN’s Josina Anderson late Monday night time.
Monday, March 12
Cincinnati has struggled at sort out since veteran Andrew Whitworth signed with the Rams final offseason.
A supply confirms to ESPN that the crew has agreed to a 3-12 months take care of the versatile security, one of many crew’s 16 unrestricted free brokers.
Brate’s deal is for six years and $41 million with $18 million assured, whereas Grimes’ deal is for one 12 months and $10 million.
Dallas appeared to have moved on at nook on the finish of final season whereas Scandrick handled a again damage.
Parker was requested to take a pay lower and declined. He will change into a free agent after 5 seasons in Kansas City. Meanwhile, Hali was the Chiefs’ first-spherical draft choose in 2006 however took on a component-time function final season.
The Ravens freed $1.75 million in cap house by releasing Webb, who has performed his total 9-12 months profession in Baltimore.
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Suh may need been hinting on the upcoming transfer when he tweeted a video Monday morning wherein he mentioned, “There will be some exciting things going on.”
The transfer saves the Raiders $eight.5 million on their wage cap.
Sherman, 29, joined the Chiefs in a 2013 commerce with the Arizona Cardinals. He performed in all 16 video games in every of his 5 seasons in Kansas City.
Peterson, 32, can be owed a $750,000 bonus on Friday, the third day of the league 12 months, if he have been nonetheless on the crew.
Hopkins, 27, has spent the previous three seasons with the Redskins however missed eight video games in 2017 due to a hip damage.
Sunday, March 11
Hayward’s extension is price $36 million, together with $20 million in assured cash, his agent, David Mulugheta, advised The Associated Press.
Saturday, March 10
Sherman advised ESPN’s Josina Anderson that the deal is price as much as $39.15 million. He’s coming off a torn Achilles tendon in a single leg and a bone spur within the different.
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The 6-foot-2, 335-pound Shelton entered the NFL as a primary-spherical draft choose in 2015 (No. 12 general), and the Browns will get a conditional choose in return.
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Friday, March 9
Oakland has agreed to a 3-12 months contract price more than $15 million to maintain Ellis off the market.
The groups may even swap picks within the fourth and fifth rounds, a supply advised ESPN. The transfer comes on the identical day the Browns acquired Jarvis Landry from Miami and Tyrod Taylor from Buffalo.
Cleveland has agreed to commerce the 65th general draft choose to Buffalo for Taylor, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The transfer means the Bills are again available in the market for a quarterback.
San Francisco is parting methods with the 34-year-outdated, who led the crew with 6.5 sacks final season and has 105.5 in an 11-year profession that additionally included stints in Denver and Baltimore.
The Browns are additionally engaged on a brand new contract for Landry, and a deal is predicted to get accomplished, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
It is a 5-12 months, $82.5 million extension that features $55 million assured, sources advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The 34-year-outdated veteran is coming off a tumultuous season that ended together with his being positioned on injured reserve after injuring his groin in December.
The uncommon participant-for-participant deal, Philadelphia is at present projected to be about $14 million over the cap and must shed wage earlier than March 14. Smith will make a base wage of $5 million this season, whereas Worley is scheduled to make $650,000.
Sherman made it abundantly clear he needs “to go to a contender,” even when that contender is likely to be the crew that’s letting him go.
Tennessee is releasing quarterback Matt Cassel, security Da’Norris Searcy and receiver Eric Weems. The strikes save the Titans $7.7 million in wage-cap house.
Thursday, March eight
Talib needed to play for defensive coordinator Wade Phillips in L.A. or for Bill Belichick in New England, sources advised Schefter. This helped dictate the commerce to the Rams.
The 35-year-outdated backup stepped in for Jameis Winston in 4 video games final season, successful two of his three begins.
Murray has been Tennessee’s lead again the previous two seasons, together with in 2016, when he was the AFC’s main rusher.
Los Angeles introduced it signed Shields, who did not play final season after the Packers launched him in February 2017.
A supply advised ESPN’s Josina Anderson the brand new contract is price $20.three million and consists of $10 million in assured cash.
The Texans have re-signed the veteran to a one-12 months deal, the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday. Lechler averaged 48.9 yards per punt for the Texans in 2017, which ranked second within the league.
Wednesday, March 7
Baker has agreed to a one-12 months, $three million take care of Cincinnati, based on a supply. He was lower by the Buccaneers in February, only one season into a 3-12 months, $15.75 million contract that he signed final March.
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Players who have been franchised
Teams had two weeks to put the franchise tag on one pending free agent, and 5 used it. Read more about how the tag works here.
Rams tag S Lamarcus Joyner
Steelers franchise RB Le’Veon Bell
Pittsburgh tagged Bell for the second consecutive 12 months. The Steelers had elevated final 12 months’s lengthy-time period contract provide, however Bell adjusted his contractual flooring to $14.5 million per 12 months to align together with his operating again tag. He mentioned he will not play for a contract that averages much less yearly. Read more.
Cowboys tag DE DeMarcus Lawrence
The defensive finish will rely $17.143 million towards the 2018 cap when free agency begins. The two events can have till July 15 to work out a protracted-time period deal. If they do not, Lawrence will play the season on the tag. Read more from Todd Archer.
Lions franchise DE Ezekiel Ansah
The Lions designated Ansah as their franchise participant for 2018. When wholesome, the defensive finish is price all $17.143 million he’ll earn with the tag. But would a protracted-time period deal make sense for the Lions? Read more from Michael Rothstein.
Dolphins tag WR Jarvis Landry
Miami used its nonexclusive franchise tag on the broad receiver, who knowledgeable the crew that he’ll signal it till each can work out a commerce with one other crew if all events agree on compensation. The Ravens and Bears are amongst a minimum of 5 groups to speak with Landry’s agent a couple of potential commerce, although no deal is imminent, based on a supply.