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1.Saints close to signing TE Jared Cook (Rotoworld) ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio reports the Saints are close to signing free agent Jared Cook. Analysis: This is an obvious fit for Cook, who replaces a retired Ben Watson. He'll slot in ahead of Josh Hill and Dan Arnold as the Saints' receiving tight end. Cook set career highs in Oakland last year and gets a quarterback upgrade in Drew Brees. Cook's target share takes a hit in New Orleans, but this is his best possible landing spot.10 hours
2.Falcons have 'good talks' on Julio Jones... (Rotoworld) Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff said he's had "good conversations" about an extension for Julio Jones. Analysis: "We’ll continue to talk with both Julio and his representation," Dimitroff said. "We have had really good conversations. There is no particular time on that. We’ll get that figured out. There are big numbers talked about and a big situation there." Jones skipped offseason work last year before the Falcons revised his contract. Atlanta has Jones signed through 2020, but with Antonio Brown getting a new deal, Jones wants to be the highest paid receiver in the lea... (More)11 hours
3.Doug Baldwin likely facing another surge... (Rotoworld) Doug Baldwin has more surgeries scheduled for this offseason. Analysis: Baldwin already had knee and shoulder surgeries after the season. He could need a sports hernia procedure to fix an injury he dealt without throughout 2018. Baldwin was expected to be ready for the start of training camp, but this could push back his timetable.12 hours
4.Nathan Stupar: Re-ups with G-Men (RotoWire) Stupar re-signed with the Giants on Wednesday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports. Analysis: Stupar tied for second on the Giants with eight special-teams tackles in 2018 and his return should help New York have another strong season covering punts and kickoffs.12 hours
5.Josh Kline gets three-year deal from Vik... (Rotoworld) Vikings signed OG Josh Kline to a three-year, $15.75 million contract. Analysis: Kline was cut after turning down a paycut in Tennessee. He gives the Vikings a veteran stopgap after losing Mike Remmers and Nick Easton. 29-year-old Kline graded as one of the worst guards at PFF last year but he's a fit for what's been a zone heavy scheme. Even with the Kline signing, Minnesota's interior line remains a weak point going into the draft.13 hours
6.Trevor Siemian: Will back up Darnold (RotoWire) Siemian has agreed to terms with the Jets, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports. Analysis: The 2015 seventh-rounder gives the Jets a backup with 24 NFL starts (with Denver in 2016 and 2017) under his belt. Per Darryl Slater of The Newark Star-Ledger, Siemian's one-year contract could be worth as much as $3 million, including incentives. With Sam Darnold entrenched as New York's starter, Siemian will only be called on in during garbage time or in the event of an injury.13 hours
7.Jake Fisher works out for Redskins (Rotoworld) Free agent Jake Fisher will work out for the Redskins. Analysis: Fisher left his Texans visit without a deal. He's trying to reinvent himself as a blocking tight end despite limited snaps at the position. Fisher should land a non-guaranteed deal this offseason.13 hours
8.Giants re-sign LB Nathan Stupar (Rotoworld) Giants re-signed LB Nathan Stupar Analysis: Stupar appeared in all 16 games with the Giants after getting released from the Saints at final cuts. The career journeyman will return in a special teams role.13 hours
9.Doug Baldwin: Looking at another surgery (RotoWire) Baldwin (knee, shoulder, groin) may need surgery for a sports hernia in early April, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports. Analysis: Already recovering from knee and shoulder surgeries, Baldwin revealed Wednesday that he expects to have another procedure this offseason, per Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle. He can probably be ruled out for OTAs and June minicamp, with availability for the start of training camp in late July far from a guarantee. A knee injury cost Baldwin three games in 2018, marking his first absences since 2012 amidst his second-worst season for receptions (50) and yards (618). The 30-year-old wide receiver makes... (More)14 hours
10.Clayton Geathers: Sticking with Colts (RotoWire) Geathers and the Colts have reached agreement on a one-year contract, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News Indianapolis reports. Analysis: Geathers averaged 7.4 tackles per appearance in 2018, but a four-week absence due to neck and head injuries brought his three-year total to 22 missed games. His medical history largely explains the failure to land a multiyear deal in free agency, as the 2015 fourth-round pick has been a solid starter when healthy. With fellow safety Malik Hooker often handling deep coverage responsibilities, Geathers should have plenty of tackle opportunities in 2019, assuming he retains the starting job at strong safety -- an IDP-fri... (More)14 hours
11.Trevor Siemian signs backup deal with Je... (Rotoworld) Jets signed QB Trevor Siemian to a one-year, $2 million contract. Analysis: The deal has a max value of $3 million with incentives. The Vikings had interest in keeping Siemian but wanted to pay him less than the $1.9 million he made last year. Siemian slots in as the backup to Sam Darnold in New York. His signing suggests free agent Josh McCown is leaning toward retirement.14 hours
12.Injury woes continue for Doug Baldwin (FFToday) Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin, who had knee and shoulder surgeries earlier this offseason, may be headed for even more work soon. Baldwin said in an appearance on KJR-AM 950 Wednesday with former teammates Cliff Avril and Jermaine Kearse that he has “more surgeries on the way, most likely.” NFL Network's Mike Garafolo then reported that Baldwin is scheduled to see sports hernia specialist Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia in April with surgery a possibility. Baldwin battled abdomen injuries during the 2018 season, when he had at least six different injuries. Analysis: By his... (More)14 hours
13.Tyler Bray: Staying in Chicago (RotoWire) Bray signed a one-year deal with the Bears on Wednesday. Analysis: Bray spent most of 2018 on the Chicago practice squad, eventually earning a promotion to the active roster when Mitchell Trubisky injured his shoulder in November. With backup quarterback Chase Daniel still under contract, Bray figures to enter training camp as part of the third-string offense.14 hours
14.CB Hilton won't sign ERFA tender right a... (Rotoworld) ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports Steelers exclusive rights free agent CB Mike Hilton will not sign his tender as he explores a new contract from the team. Analysis: Hilton joined the Steelers as a second-year UDFA in 2017 and immediately took over as the team's slot corner, playing 591 and 595 snaps the last two seasons. He plays strong run defense inside and has earned plus coverage marks from Pro Football Focus. Hilton wants a new deal rather than playing for minimum salary another year. The ERFA tender would pay him just $645K.15 hours
15.Bears re-sign QB Tyler Bray (Rotoworld) Bears re-signed QB Tyler Bray to a one-year contract. Analysis: Bray is the Bears' third-string quarterback. He's been with coach Matt Nagy in both Kansas City and Chicago but has never completed an NFL pass.15 hours
16.Blake Bortles: Gets $1 million on new deal (RotoWire) Bortles signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Rams, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Analysis: The Rams get a nice bargain with their backup quarterback, as any money Bortles receives on the new contract simply reduces the $6.5 million he's guaranteed from the Jaguars. He should be a big upgrade on 2017-18 backup Sean Mannion and isn't likely to face any serious competition for the No. 2 job this summer. Given the wealth of talent in the Los Angeles offense, Bortles could warrant fantasy consideration if Jared Goff misses time with an injury during the 2019 campaign.16 hours
17.Bruce Ellington: $25,000 guaranteed in new contract (RotoWire) Ellington's one-year, $895,000 deal with the Patriots includes $25,000 guaranteed, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Analysis: Once the Patriots were outbid for slot man Adam Humphries, they turned to lower-cost flyers on Ellington and Maurice Harris ($90,000 guaranteed). Ellington, who the 49ers took in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, hauled in 31 passes for 224 yards and a TD in seven 2018 games (four with the Lions and three with the Texans). If the 5-foot-9, 200-pounder can stay healthy, he can push for a slot role behind Julian Edelman, as well as potentially help out in the return game. Given the terms of his new deal, Ellington isn't... (More)16 hours
18.Jordan Howard: Not assured of role in Chicago (RotoWire) Howard may be left without a role after the Bears signed Mike Davis to join Tarik Cohen in their backfield, Brad Biggs of The Chicago Tribune reports. Analysis: Notoriously unhelpful in the passing game and now coming off a career-worst season with 3.7 yards per carry, Howard reportedly has been shopped on the trade market ahead of the final year of his rookie contract. He isn't a great fit with Bears coach Matt Nagy, but history suggests the 24-year-old can be quite useful in a scheme that heavily relies on zone blocking and doesn't ask him to run many pass routes. Howard restored some of his value in December when he took 88 carries for 399 yar... (More)16 hours
19.Maurice Harris: Deal includes $90,000 guaranteed (RotoWire) Harris' one-year, $1 million deal with the Patriots includes $90,000 guaranteed, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Analysis: The 26-year-old caught 28 passes for 304 yards in 12 games for Washington last season, but after he wasn't offered a contract tender as a restricted free agent, the Patriots swooped in and signed the 6-foot-3, 200-pounder to a low-risk deal that also includes an injury split/waiver. Harris doesn't have blazing speed, but he's viewed as a solid route runner with good hands, which gives him a chance to build a rapport with QB Tom Brady. Beyond Julian Edelman, there's not much certainly with regard to New England's wideout corps... (More)17 hours
20.Report: Redskins 'very intrigued' by Has... (Rotoworld) CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports the Redskins are "very much intrigued" by Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins. Analysis: The Jets at No. 3 overall are reportedly open for business and would be more than willing to trade out of that spot after landing Sam Darnold last year. The Redskins are said to be one of the prime candidates to come up should Kyler Murray and Nick Bosa go Nos. 1 and 2 in the draft. Washington's quarterback situation is bleak with Case Keenum and Colt McCoy on year-by-year deals and Alex Smith (leg) unlikely to play again. The Skins would seemingly have to leap the Raiders and Giants at Nos. 4 and 6 overall for a c... (More)17 hours
21.Chad Kelly: Pleads guilty to trespassing charge (RotoWire) Kelly pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to a charge of second-degree trespassing, Stephanie Butzer of ABC 7 Denver reports. Analysis: Kelly was arrested Oct. 23 and released by the Broncos the next day. He won't face any jail time as part of the plea agreement, but he may need to serve a suspension if he ever signs with an NFL team again. The 2017 seventh-round pick beat out Paxton Lynch for the No. 2 quarterback job in Denver last preseason.18 hours
22.Vontaze Burfict: Declares himself healthy (RotoWire) Burfict (concussion) said he is healthy and passed his physical with the Raiders, Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports. Analysis: Burfict suffered a pair of concussions in December, bringing him to seven documented incidents through seven NFL seasons. Between the brain injuries, three suspensions and a few other injuries, the veteran linebacker has averaged just 8.6 games per season the past five years. He was still a difference-maker whenever healthy until 2018, at which point he posted a career-low mark of 4.7 tackles per game while also struggling in coverage. The Raiders signed Burfict to a one-year contract worth up to $5 million just one day a... (More)18 hours
23.Lawrence Guy: Gets $400k bonus (RotoWire) Guy will receive a $400,000 bonus in 2019 to make up for a contract incentive he narrowly missed in 2018, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Analysis: Guy played 49.6 percent of defensive snaps in 2018, landing a tick shy of a sizable bonus in the second season of his four-year, $14.4 million contract. The Patriots decided to reward him for surpassing expectations, as the 29-year-old piled up 59 tackles (25 solo), 11 quarterback hits and a sack while starting 15 of 16 games. Guy will never be dominant as a pass rusher, but his strong work against the run makes him far more valuable than the contract suggests.18 hours
24.Colts bring back S Clayton Geathers (Rotoworld) Colts re-signed S Clayton Geathers. Analysis: Geathers shopper around with visits to the Cowboys and Bucs this week, but he ultimately will return home after being a fourth-round pick of the Colts in 2015. Geathers appeared in 12 games last season after missing most of 2017 with a serious neck issue. He's solid when healthy; staying on the field has long been the problem.19 hours
25.James White: Receives $250k bonus (RotoWire) White will receive a $250,000 bonus to make up for a contract incentive he narrowly missed in 2018, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Analysis: Coming off the best campaign of his career, White looks like a major bargain for the Patriots heading into the second season of a three-year, $12 million contract. The team will give him the bonus as a show of goodwill, perhaps hoping to ease the negotiation process if there's discussion of an extension next offseason. Backfield mate Sony Michel may be ready for more receiving work in his second pro season, but there's little question White will continue to serve as the top running back for clear passing si... (More)19 hours
26.Maurice Alexander visiting Bills (Rotoworld) Free agent S Maurice Alexander is visiting the Bills on Wednesday. Analysis: Alexander was a fourth-round pick of the Rams in 2014 and was a starter there under Jeff Fisher. He's been relegated to special teams ever since then and spent last year in Seattle. Alexander would be a nice add for kick coverage units.20 hours
27.Aaron Lynch visiting Colts (Rotoworld) Free agent DE Aaron Lynch is visiting the Colts on Wednesday. Analysis: Lynch has already drawn previous interest from the Seahawks and Raiders, so his market is picking up some. This is the wave of free agency Colts GM Chris Ballard likes to live in. Lynch is still just 26 years old and has played strong run defense in his career. He had three sacks in Chicago last year.20 hours
28.George Iloka visiting Raiders (Rotoworld) Free agent S George Iloka is visiting the Raiders on Wednesday. Analysis: It appears DC Paul Guenther is trying to get the old Bengals band back together. After signing Vontaze Burfict on Tuesday, Iloka, who also played six seasons under Guenther in Cincinnati, is in the building. Iloka spent last season in Minnesota, playing just 116 defensive snaps.21 hours
29.Dynasty | Randall Cobb signs with Dallas (Dynasty League Football) The Cowboys have signed wide receiver Randall Cobb to a one-year, $5 million deal. Analysis: Cobb will presumably take over slot duties from Cole Beasley, who left via free agency and joined the Buffalo Bills. Cobb could be a bargain for Dallas, but he's nowhere near the player he was back in 2014 when he posted 91 catches for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns. In fact, he's only been able to muster less than 1,700 receiving yards and ten touchdowns over the past three seasons combined. Cobb is a bounceback candidate in Dallas, but dynasty owners shou... (More)1 day
30.AJ McCarron signing with Texans (FantasyPros) Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports the Texans are signing AJ McCarron as their backup quarterback. Analysis: McCarron will replace Brandon Weeden as Deshaun Watson's backup. The 28-year-old is unlikely to ever get another starting job in the NFL.1 day
31.Clay Matthews signing with Rams for two years (FantasyPros) Clay Matthews and the Rams are in agreement on a two-year contract according to Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo of NFL Network. Analysis: The deal has a max value of $16.75 million. Matthews reportedly passed up more lucrative offers elsewhere because he wanted to play closer to home. The 32-year-old will team up with Dante Fowler to provide an edge rush for the Rams this season.1 day
32.Texans do deal with backup QB A.J. McCar... (Rotoworld) Texans agreed to terms with QB A.J. McCarron, formerly of the Raiders. Analysis: McCarron joins his fourth team in the last 12 months and will be Deshaun Watson's backup in Houston, replacing Brandon Weeden, who is a free agent. Once talked about as a potential starter during his Bengals days, McCarron has proven time and again being a clipboard-holder is his NFL ceiling.1 day
33.Rams add edge rush help with Clay Matthe... (Rotoworld) Rams signed OLB Clay Matthews, formerly of the Packers, to a two-year contract. Analysis: Edge pressure is a big need for a Rams team that is paying Dante Fowler $12 million this season. Fowler has never been a sack master, but Matthews' addition should help in a big way, even if Matthews is embarking on his 33rd birthday (in May) and coming off a 3.5-sack season. Matthews was near the bottom of Pro Football Focus' pass-rush productivity grades last season, generating just 30 total pressures on 356 snaps rushing the quarterback. Matthews and Samson Ebukam will team with Fowler off the edge for L.A... (More)1 day
34.Vontaze Burfict lands with Raiders on one-year deal (FantasyPros) The Raiders are signing Vontaze Burfict to a one-year contract. Analysis: The signing makes sense when you consider Oakland's defensive coordinator spent years with Burfict in Cincinnati. The 28-year-old linebacker plays an extremely violent brand of football, which has resulted in numerous injuries and suspension over the past few years. He should get plenty of run with the Raiders when healthy, however.1 day
35.Burfict lands with old pal DC Guenther i... (Rotoworld) Raiders signed LB Vontaze Burfict, formerly of the Bengals, to a one-year contract. Analysis: Predictable. Raiders DC Paul Guenther was Burfict's longtime defensive coordinator in Cincinnati before taking the Oakland gig last season. Burfict is still just 28, but his body is breaking down due to his violent nature. He's nowhere near the player he was early in his career. The Raiders have one of the weakest linebacker corps in the league, so Burfict should not only make the team but also play heavy snaps for the Silver and Black.1 day
36.Joseph Noteboom expected to be Rams' LG (Rotoworld) According to the Athletic's Vincent Bonsignore, the Rams are "confident" second-year G/T Joseph Noteboom will be able to replace Rodger Saffold at left guard. Analysis: Noteboom was the 89th overall pick in last year's draft, the Rams' top selection in 2018, and spent most of his rookie year firmly planted on the bench. He played just 78 offensive snaps, with 47 of those coming in the meaningless Week 17 finale. Noteboom is 6'5/309 and started all 40 games of his college career at the tackle spots. It's not a simple switch to kick inside. Saffold's loss is huge for the Rams, who will also be replacing C John Sullivan. 2018 fourth... (More)1 day
37.Trevor Siemian meeting with Jets Wednesd... (Rotoworld) NFL.com's Mike Garofolo reports the Jets are interested in free agent QB Trevor Siemian. Analysis: With Josh McCown undecided on his playing future, Davis Webb is currently the only quarterback behind Sam Darnold on the Jets' roster. Siemian would be an upgrade on Davis, as well as a league-average backup.1 day
38.Report: Vikings interested in Sean Manni... (Rotoworld) NFL.com's Mike Garofolo reports the Vikings are interested in free agent QB Sean Mannion. Analysis: A massive reach as a 2015 third-round pick, Mannion never made an impression behind Jared Goff in St. Louis or Los Angeles. He would give the Vikings one of the shakiest backup situations in the league.1 day
39.Chargers keep WR Geremy Davis w/ 1-year ... (Rotoworld) Chargers re-signed WR Geremy Davis to a one-year contract. Analysis: A deep reserve and special teamer, Davis has not caught a pass since 2015.1 day
40.Malcolm Brown: Gets offer from Lions (RotoWire) The Lions have signed Brown to an offer sheet, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Analysis: If not for a season-ending clavicle injury Week 13, Brown and not C.J. Anderson would have benefited from Todd Gurley's saga with his left knee during the Rams' run to an appearance in Super Bowl LIII. By the start of the new league year, Brown had received an original-round tender from LA, giving his initial organization right of first refusal on any offer. If GM Les Snead opts to allow Brown to move on, the running back likely will vie with Zach Zenner for slotting in the Lions backfield behind second-year player Kerryon Johnson.1 day
41.Randall Cobb: Joining Cowboys (RotoWire) The Cowboys and Cobb reached an agreement on a contract Tuesday, Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports. Analysis: With the departure of Cole Beasley in free agency, there was a clear need at slot receiver in Dallas. Cobb will fill the void after doing so the past eight seasons with the Packers. Injuries are the biggest concern for the 28-year-old, who has missed 23 regular-season games in his career (including 11 over the past three years). He also has just one 1,000-yard campaign, 11.8 yards per catch and 8.2 yards per target to his credit. Cobb will vie for looks with Amari Cooper, Ezekiel Elliott and Michael Gallup in 2019.1 day
42.Clayton Geathers visits the Bucs on Tues... (Rotoworld) Free agent S Clayton Geathers visited the Bucs on Tuesday. Analysis: It means he left his Monday Cowboys visit without a deal. Always injured, Geathers has flashed some upside when healthy. He appeared in 12 games for the Colts last season, his most since 2015. The Bucs are very thin at the back end of their defense.1 day
43.Free agent Sean Smith reinstated to NFL (Rotoworld) Free agent CB Sean Smith has been reinstated from indefinite suspension. Analysis: Smith served roughly half a year in jail after reaching a plea agreement in a felony assault case. Smith attacked his sister's boyfriend. He was discharged last September but then suspended by the NFL. Going on 32, Smith had a rough year in 2017. His playing days are probably through but perhaps he had enough useful seasons to get a second chance.1 day
44.Randall Cobb signing with Cowboys (FantasyPros) Jay Glazer reports the Cowboys are signing free agent slot receiver Randall Cobb. Analysis: Adam Schefter of ESPN adds that the deal is for one year and $5 million. Cobb essentially replaces Cole Beasley's role in the offense. He'll work in the slot with Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup manning the outside receiving positions. Over the past few years Cobb has been injury prone and hasn't come close to replicating his breakout 2014 season.1 day
45.Lions sign RFA Malcolm Brown to offer sh... (Rotoworld) Lions signed Rams restricted free agent RB Malcolm Brown to an offer sheet. Analysis: The Rams now have five days to match the offer. The terms are undisclosed. Since Brown is a former undrafted free agent who was tendered at the original-round level, the Rams will receive no compensation if they choose not to match. The Rams' No. 2 running back last season, Brown was unable to step in for an injured Todd Gurley late in the year after breaking his collarbone. He also dealt with a knee issue in 2017. A big-time recruit who underachieved at Texas, Brown has averaged a replacement-level 4.0 yards per c... (More)1 day
46.Cowboys replace Beasley with Randall Cob... (Rotoworld) Cowboys signed WR Randall Cobb, formerly of the Packers, to a one-year, $5 million contract. Analysis: Cobb should immediately slide in as Cole Beasley's replacement in the slot. Cobb is the bigger name, but Beasley has arguably been the better player over the past few seasons. Often struggling with injury, Cobb's yardage high-water mark over the past three years is 653. Even when healthy, he has looked nothing like the dynamic playmaker he was early in his career. This is basically a "hold serve" move from an offense that could still use another weapon or two. Cobb does not figure to be m... (More)1 day
47.Ryan Anderson: Ticketed for starting job (RotoWire) Anderson is expected to join the starting lineup after Preston Smith signed with Green Bay, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports. Analysis: A 2017 second-round pick, Anderson spent his first two NFL seasons providing depth behind 16-game starters Smith and Ryan Kerrigan. The 24-year-old has just 32 tackles (18 solo) and two sacks across 356 snaps on defense and 308 on special teams, but he did have 8.5 sacks his senior season at Alabama. The Redskins would be wise to bring in some competition for playing time.1 day
48.Eric Berry leaves Cowboys without a cont... (Rotoworld) Yahoo's Terez Paylor reports free agent Eric Berry left his Cowboys visit without a deal. Analysis: Per Paylor, Berry will now embark on other visits. Where he might be going is unclear. Even with his major injury concerns, Berry is the best of what is left on a picked-over safety market.1 day
49.Randall Cobb finds new home in Dallas (FFToday) On Tuesday, Dallas came to an agreement with former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb on a one-year contract. The team announced the deal Tuesday afternoon. Cobb posted a career-high 1,287 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns in 2014 with Green Bay. He then signed a four-year, $40 million extension with the Packers and his production has gone down nearly every season. SportsDay's Jon Machota confirms Cobb's deal with Dallas is worth $5 million. Analysis: With Cole Beasley moving to the Bills this off-season, the Cowboys had a need for a slot receiver. Cobb dealt with hamstring a... (More)1 day
50.Ex-Lions CB Nevin Lawson visiting Raider... (Rotoworld) Free agent CB Nevin Lawson will visit the Raiders on Wednesday. Analysis: A starter since 2015, Lawson was released by the Lions on the eve of free agency. He is capable of playing both inside and out, though he is not particularly effective at either spot. He would be an experienced depth addition for the Raiders' thin cornerback corps. It is one group they have yet to address with their profligate spending this offseason.1 day
51.Kenny Young: Gets shot at starting job (RotoWire) Young is poised to compete for a starting job, Joe Schiller of the Ravens' official website reports. Analysis: The 2018 fourth-round pick spent his rookie season splitting time with Patrick Onwausor at inside linebacker next to C.J. Mosley, who recently signed a five-year, $85 million contract with the Jets. There's now room for both Onwausor and Young to handle three-down roles, though it will depend on Baltimore's other moves this offseason. Young flashed impressive IDP potential in 2018, with 51 tackles (40 solo), 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery across 369 snaps on defense and 178 on special teams.1 day
52.Redskins bring back OG Zac Kerin (Rotoworld) Redskins re-signed OG Zac Kerin. Analysis: A lightly-used backup, Kerin made two 2018 appearances, including one start.1 day
53.Tyus Bowser: Primed for more snaps (RotoWire) Bowser and fellow 2017 draft pick Tim Williams will be tasked with more snaps after the Ravens lost Terrell Suggs to the Cardinals and Za'Darius Smith to the Packers, Ryan Mink of the team's official website reports. Analysis: Baltimore selected Bowser at No. 47 overall and Williams at No. 78, but they've combined for just 5.5 sacks and 567 defensive snaps through two seasons while stuck behind Suggs, Smith and Matt Judon. The team is now counting on Bowser and/or Williams to take a big step forward, with the scheme demanding at least three outside linebackers handle regular playing time.1 day
54.Tim Williams: Ready for expanded role (RotoWire) Williams and fellow 2017 draft pick Tyus Bowser are primed to handle larger roles after the Ravens lost Terrell Suggs to the Cardinals and Za'Darius Smith to the Packers, Ryan Mink of the team's official website reports. Analysis: Williams was selected at No. 78 overall in 2017 after piling up 18.5 sacks in his final two seasons at Alabama. A strong depth chart in Baltimore has limited him to 244 defensive snaps through two NFL campaigns, but he did look good during the 2018 preseason and then added a pair of sacks in September. Williams battled foot, ankle and hamstring injuries through the rest of the season, but he regained his healthy by the ... (More)1 day
55.Tommylee Lewis: Headed to Detroit (RotoWire) Lewis is signing with the Lions, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports. Analysis: Lewis caught on with the Saints as an undrafted rookie in 2016 and ultimately had 20 catches, seven carries, 36 punt returns and 24 kick returns in 34 regular-season appearances. His most memorable moment occurred toward the end of the 2018 NFC Championship Game when Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman got away with a blatant penalty in the red zone. Lewis will bring speed and versatility to Detroit, where the lack of depth behind Marvin Jones (knee), Kenny Golladay (chest) and Danny Amendola should give the 26-year-old a good chance to earn a spot on ... (More)1 day
56.Report: MIN interested in re-signing C J... (Rotoworld) The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the Vikings are interested in re-signing free agent C Brett Jones, but that the Seahawks, Jets, Eagles and Chiefs are also interested. Analysis: A starter for the Giants in 2017, Jones was limited by injury last season. The Vikes have a need on the interior after letting G/C Nick Easton walk.1 day
57.Bennie Fowler: Stays with Giants (RotoWire) Fowler is re-signing with the Giants, Michael Eisen of the team's official website reports. Analysis: Fowler was cut by the Bears and Patriots last season, eventually landing in New York, where he made five starts in 10 games. As was the case during his time in Denver, the 27-year-old wideout failed to turn playing time into regular production, posting a 16-199-1 receiving line on 369 offensive snaps. Fowler would profile as a borderline No. 5 receiver and special teams contributor for most franchises, but the lack of depth in New York could allow him to compete with Corey Coleman and Cody Latimer for the No. 3 job. Granted, the Giants still have... (More)1 day
58.Lions take a flier on ex-Saint Tommylee ... (Rotoworld) Lions signed WR Tommylee Lewis, formerly of the Saints. Analysis: A longtime T-shirt and shorts all star in New Orleans, Lewis has 20 career catches for 252 yards and two scores. He is likely being signed with special teams in mind for the Lions.1 day
59.Cowboys keep long snapper L.P. Ladouceur (Rotoworld) Cowboys re-signed LS L.P. Ladouceur to a one-year, $1.03 million deal. Analysis: Now 38, Ladouceur has been snapping the ball a farther-than-normal distance for the Cowboys since 2005. He once snapped a ball through the hole in Texas Stadium's roof (he did not). The Cowboys are in good hands when they need a ball to travel slightly farther than usual.1 day
60.Bob Kraft offered deal in prostitution c... (Rotoworld) The Wall Street Journal reports Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been offered a deal in his prostitution case. Analysis: Per the WSJ, all charges would be dropped, but Kraft would to admit he would have been found guilty at trial. 77 with nothing but time and money on his hands, it is possible Kraft spurns the deal in hopes of wearing Florida authorities down to an outright dismissal.1 day
61.Report: ESPN wants Peyton Manning for MN... (Rotoworld) The Hollywood Reporter reports ESPN is "courting" Peyton Manning for Monday Night Football. Analysis: The sides reportedly met last week. Manning was also pursued by ESPN last offseason before they eventually settled on Jason Witten. With Witten headed back to the Cowboys, ESPN is wondering if another year removed from the gridiron has whet Manning's appetite for a return. No one is guaranteed to be a slam dunk in the booth, but Manning has never lacked for quotes or insight.1 day
62.Giants keep fringe receiver Bennie Fowle... (Rotoworld) Giants re-signed WR Bennie Fowler Analysis: Fowler caught 16 passes in 10 games last season. We would say there is no way he will be a 2019 contributor but anything will be possible in the Giants' Odell Beckham-less receiver corps.1 day
63.Eric Tomlinson: Staying in New York (RotoWire) Tomlinson re-signed with the Jets on Tuesday, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports. Analysis: Tomlinson started 24 games the past two seasons but caught just 16 passes on 764 snaps. He figures to reprise his role as a run blocker while Chris Herndon handles most of the receiving work.1 day
64.Bruce Irvin: Headed to Carolina (RotoWire) Irvin is signing a one-year contract with the Panthers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Analysis: Irvin split his 2018 campaign between Oakland and Atlanta, compiling 19 tackles and 6.5 sacks while playing all 16 games for a third straight year. He's landed between 5.5 and 8.0 sacks in six of his seven NFL seasons -- consistently useful but never quite dominant. The 31-year-old will provide some pass-rushing juice for a Carolina defense that managed just 35 sacks last season and then lost Julius Peppers (five sacks) to retirement.1 day
65.Patriots keep P Ryan Allen with one-year... (Rotoworld) Patriots re-signed P Ryan Allen to a one-year contract. Analysis: Allen has served as the Pats' punter since 2013. He was 19th in net-punting average (39.5) last season.1 day
66.Ronald Darby expects to be ready for Wee... (Rotoworld) Eagles CB Ronald Darby (ACL) expects to be ready for Week 1. Analysis: The takeaway from that is, he will be babied along through camp. Darby has been limited to just 17 games by knee and ankle issues over the past two years. Still only 25, Darby has enough of his physical prime left to bounce back.1 day
67.T.J. Yeldon: Still available in free agency (RotoWire) Yeldon, an unrestricted free agent, remains unsigned as of Tuesday morning, Eliott Shorr-Parks of 94 WIP Sports Radio reports. Analysis: Recent history suggests the market is unkind to third- and fourth-tier running backs, but Yeldon should have some value thanks to his ability to handle passing downs. The 2015 second-round pick averaged 3.4 receptions per game in four seasons with the Jaguars, while his 465 carries yielded just six touchdowns and an average of 4.0 yards. There are a number of teams that could still use a passing-down back, including the Eagles, Ravens and Packers.1 day
68.Dan Bailey: Stays in Minnesota (RotoWire) Bailey is re-signing with the Vikings on a one-year, $1 million contract that maxes out at $2 million with incentives, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports. Analysis: With only $250,000 guaranteed, Bailey likely will face competition for the kicking job during training camp. His career field-goal percentage (86.6) is fifth best in NFL history, but he's trending in the wrong direction after back-to-back seasons at exactly 75 percent. The 31-year-old missed five kicks in the 40-49 range last season, providing most of his value on extra points (30 of 31) and field goals under 40 yards (16 of 17). There will be better choices available at the end of fant... (More)1 day
69.Tyler Eifert: Gets incentive-heavy contract (RotoWire) Eifert's (ankle) one-year contract with Cincinnati includes a $1.2 million signing bonus and $1 million base salary, along with $1.3 million in per-game roster bonuses and up to $2.5 million in incentives, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Analysis: The unusual breakdown makes sense given that Eifert has played just six games the past two years and 43 total through six NFL seasons. It also makes sense for the Bengals to invest in another option at tight end, with C.J. Uzomah landing a three-year, $18.3 million contract that includes $6.25 million fully guaranteed (per overthecap.com). While history suggests he'll have a tough time st... (More)1 day
70.Bruce Irvin signs with Panthers (FantasyPros) The Panthers have signed DE Bruce Irvin to a one-year deal. Analysis: The Panthers have been in the market for an end that can rush the QB, and they found their man in Irvin. Formerly with the Seahawks, Falcons, and Raiders, Irvin's better days are likely behind him. Still, the former first-round pick did record 6.5 sacks and a forced fumble in 2018 with the Falcons.1 day
71.Bruce Irvin signs one-year deal with Pan... (Rotoworld) Panthers signed DE Bruce Irvin, formerly of the Falcons, to a one-year contract. Analysis: Carolina was desperate for help on the edge with Julius Peppers retiring and Wes Horton a free agent. Irvin is not going to solve all of their pass-rushing issues, but he managed 6.5 sacks in 471 snaps with both the Raiders and Falcons last season.1 day
72.Saints, Cowboys both in on Robert Quinn (Rotoworld) NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Saints are also engaged in trade talks for Dolphins DE Robert Quinn. Analysis: Quinn is in Dallas visiting the Cowboys on Tuesday, suggesting they have the upper hand in trade negotiations, but having two teams involved is great news for the Dolphins. At one point willing to eat some of Quinn's salary to move him, Miami might now be able to shed all $11.8 million in addition to getting back some draft capital.1 day
73.Robert Quinn: May be traded to Dallas (RotoWire) The Cowboys are engaged in discussions to acquire Quinn from the Dolphins, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports. Analysis: The rebuilding Dolphins essentially made a bet that Quinn would have trade value when they paid him a $1.1 million roster bonus last week instead of cutting him. They appear to have been correct, with Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reporting that the Saints also have shown interest. The pass rusher will turn 29 in May and is coming off a 2018 season with 38 tackles, 6.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in 16 games. Quinn had 40 sacks in a three-year stretch from 2012 to 2014, but he's dropped off to 24 in 48 games the past four... (More)1 day
74.Leonard Fournette: Getting support from Coughlin (RotoWire) Fournette appears to have the support of Jaguars executive vice president Tom Coughlin, who expects the running back to rebound in 2019, ESPN.com's Michael DiRocco reports. "I have full confidence in him," Coughlin said. "He does have some things he's got to prove when he comes back about his preparation, but he's a young player, he loves football, had an outstanding year, had a very disappointing year. We want him to be a great player and I think he's in the same mindset." Analysis: Despite showing up for training camp at a svelte 223 pounds, Fournette struggled through a tumultuous sophomore campaign, putting on weight while he missed six games... (More)1 day
75.Jets re-sign OT Brent Qvale (Rotoworld) Jets re-signed OT Brent Qvale. Analysis: Qvale was forced into two starts late last season, but he is best suited as a reserve who can play both guard and tackle. That should be his role again this season.1 day
76.Jets bring back TE Eric Tomlinson (Rotoworld) Jets re-signed TE Eric Tomlinson. Analysis: Tomlinson went untendered as a restricted free agent, but he will return to the Jets on what is likely a minimum deal. Tomlinson should serve as the blocking complement to sophomore Chris Herndon.1 day
77.Dorsey: Corbett is 'a good football play... (Rotoworld) Browns GM John Dorsey said RG Austin Corbett is "a good football player." Analysis: Corbett was not given a chance to show that as a rookie, playing just 14 snaps after losing the starting left tackle job in training camp. Now he will try his hand at right guard, a spot vacated when the Browns traded Kevin Zeitler to the Giants. Along with Greg Robinson at left tackle, Corbett is one of the only questionable projected starters on an offense which should be a juggernaut.1 day
78.Jared Cook: Remains unsigned (RotoWire) Cook remains unsigned after visiting with the Saints last week, Sheil Kapadia of The Athletic reports. Analysis: While no other visits have been reported, Cook surely is drawing interest from multiple teams as the top tight end on the market. A return to Oakland also would make sense given that the Raiders haven't lined up a replacement. Heading into his age-32 season, Cook should sign a contract soon enough.1 day
79.Vontaze Burfict: Could join Guenther in Oakland (RotoWire) Burfict (concussion) is scheduled to visit with the Raiders, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports. Analysis: Released by Cincinnati on Monday, the 28-year-old linebacker quickly lined up a potential reunion with Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, who held the same position in Cincinnati from 2014 to 2017. Given his poor play in 2018 along with his lengthy history of concussions and suspensions, Burfict isn't likely to find much in the way of guaranteed money. He would at least have a decent shot to win a starting job in Oakland, where the competition consists of Tahir Whitehead, Nicholas Morrow, Marquel Lee and Jason Cabinda -- an underwhel... (More)1 day
80.Cowboys talking Quinn trade with Dolphin... (Rotoworld) NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports the Cowboys are in trade talks with the Dolphins about DE Robert Quinn. Analysis: Quinn is visiting the Cowboys on Tuesday, suggesting a deal is extremely close. The Cowboys have been quiet in free agency as they prepare for the big-money deals they will soon have to give guys like Amari Cooper and Dak Prescott, but Quinn works financially both because he is in the final year of his deal and the Dolphins are reportedly willing to pay some of his salary. Quinn is certainly in the decline phase of his career, but the Cowboys are desperate for pass rushing help behin... (More)1 day
81.Vikings re-sign Dan Bailey to 1-yr, $1M ... (Rotoworld) Vikings re-signed K Dan Bailey to a one-year, $1 million contract. Analysis: Once one of the most accurate kickers in the league, Bailey's decline continued last season as he converted just 21-of-28 field goal attempts including only 5-of-11 from 40 yards or more in 14 games with the Vikings. It would not be a surprise if the Vikings brought in some competition.1 day
82.Martellus Bennett: Plans to stay retired (RotoWire) Bennett said he doesn't plan to come out of retirement, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Analysis: Bennett hinted at a return to football after his brother was traded to the Patriots, but he's now making it clear that his focus is on his company, The Imagination Agency. The 32-year-old tight end struggled with injuries in 2017 and didn't play in 2018.1 day
83.Coughlin has 'full confidence' in Fourne... (Rotoworld) Jaguars EVP Tom Coughlin has "full confidence" in Leonard Fournette. Analysis: Coughlin ripped Fournette after the season finale and went after the guaranteed money in his contract, but the two sides reportedly had a meeting to "clear the air" back in January. "He does have some things he’s got to prove when he comes back about his preparation," Coughlin said, "but he’s a young, young player, he loves football, had an outstanding year, had a very disappointing year, and I think he wants to -- we want him to be a great player and I think he’s in the same mindset.... (More)1 day
84.Trent Murphy gets $2.5 million guarantee... (Rotoworld) $2.5 million of Bills DE Trent Murphy's base salary guaranteed on Sunday. Analysis: There were rumors the Bills would move on from Murphy after one disappointing season, but keeping him through the guarantee date all but ensures he will stick around. Coming off a 2017 ACL tear, it is unlikely Murphy was really at full health last year. It would not be surprising to see him bounce back in his second season with the Bills.1 day
85.Raiders showing interest in Brandon Mars... (Rotoworld) 9 News Denver's Mike Klis reports free agent LB Brandon Marshall has drawn interest from the Raiders. Analysis: The Raiders could use some help at linebacker and are apparently sorting through the veteran options -- Vontaze Burfict is headed to visit Oakland on Tuesday. Marshall has struggled with injuries the last few seasons, but he is a still a solid coverage linebacker.1 day
86.Vontaze Burfict headed to visit Raiders (Rotoworld) NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports free agent LB Vontaze Burfict is headed to visit the Raiders. Analysis: Released by the Bengals on Monday, Burfict drawing interest from the Raiders was a foregone conclusion, especially since former DC Paul Guenther now runs the defense in Oakland. Linebacker is a need for the Raiders, but Burfict has not played more than 11 games in a season since 2013. He is not reliable enough to count on as a sure-fire fix, but Burfict would be a solid flier in the hopes the 28-year-old can stay on the field.1 day
87.Martellus Bennett not returning to the N... (Rotoworld) In an Instagram post, Martellus Bennett said he is not coming out of retirement. Analysis: Following the trade of his brother Michael to New England, where Martellus played for two seasons, there were reports Bennett was considering a return to the NFL. Bennett seems to confirm he at least thought about a return, saying, "I would love to play ball with my brother it would truly be a dream come true," but his real passion lies outside of football. "Scoring touchdowns winning a super bowl has never made me feel the way seeing kids/families/people enjoying things I have created," Ben... (More)1 day
88.Dynasty | Blake Bortles signs with Rams (Dynasty League Football) Free agent Blake Bortles has signed a one-year deal with the Rams Analysis: Bortles will play a back up roll behind 2018's QB7, Jared Goff. His continued his regression from 2015, throwing for less yards and less touchdowns year over year ending 2018 with 2,719 yards, 13 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. While many continued to support Bortles as a back-end QB1, his continual statistical decline hasn't supported that status since, arguably, 2016. The 27 year old will certainly look for a starting role in 2020 in free agency and will look to fill-in... (More)2 days
89.Bears re-sign P Pat O'Donnell to 2-year ... (Rotoworld) Bears re-signed P Pat O'Donnell to a two-year contract. Analysis: O'Donnell has been the Bears' punter since being selected in the sixth round of the 2014 draft. His 40.3 net average last season was 17th in the league while his 29 punts landed inside the 20 was good enough for 12th-best.2 days
90.Jets sign Daniel Brown (Rotoworld) Jets signed TE Daniel Brown, formerly of the Bears. Analysis: Brown converted from receiver to tight end in Chicago. He didn't catch a single pass under first-year coach Matt Nagy across 14 games last season after registering a 13-129-0 line for John Fox's group the previous year. Brown will compete for a job.2 days
91.Cowboys do deal with DE Kerry Hyder (Rotoworld) Cowboys signed DE Kerry Hyder, formerly of the Lions. Analysis: Hyder, 28 in May, wasn't tendered an offer as a restricted free agent by the Lions. The former UDFA out of Texas Tech had eight sacks back in 2016 but missed all of 2017 with a torn Achilles' and barely played under first-year coach Matt Patricia last season. Hyder isn't a bad flier for a Cowboys team lacking pass-rush juice behind franchise player DeMarcus Lawrence.2 days
92.Blake Bortles inks one-year deal with Ra... (Rotoworld) Rams signed QB Blake Bortles, formerly of the Jaguars, to a one-year contract. Analysis: The Broncos and Ravens also reportedly had interest in Bortles, but no team with an opening atop its depth chart showed any interest in the former No. 3 overall pick. He'll spend 2019 backing up Jared Goff, replacing Sean Mannion, who is also a free agent. Goff has never missed a game to injury, but at least the Rams are better off now with Bortles than with Mannion.2 days
93.Blake Bortles heading to Rams to backup Goff (FantasyPros) ESPN's Jeff Darlington reports Blake Bortles is finalizing a deal with the Rams to become Jared Goff's backup. Analysis: The Rams were in the market for a backup quarterback and they get their guy in Blake Bortles, who recently visited the team. Bortles was released a couple of weeks ago after the Jaguars signed Nick Foles. It appears as if Bortles' days of being a starter in this league are over.2 days
94.Rams agree to one-year deal with Blake Bortles (FFToday) Los Angeles has a new backup quarterback, as the club agreed to terms with former Jaguar Blake Bortles on a one-year contract. Bortles has played in 75 games (starting 73), completing 59.3 percent of his passes for 17,646 yards with 103 touchdowns and an 80.6 career passer rating. Analysis: The Rams had Sean Mannion backing up Jared Goff last season so this gives them a more experienced backup in case Goff gets nicked up during the season. Bortles best fantasy season came back in 2015 when he finished as the QB3 with 4,428 yards and 35 passing TDs. He'll go undrafted in most redraft lea... (More)2 days
95.Rashaan Melvin: Will visit with Lions (RotoWire) Melvin is set to visit with the Lions on Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Analysis: Melvin appeared in 14 games with the Raiders last season, including seven starts, notching 56 tackles and one interception. The 29-year-old veteran could earn a depth role in Detroit's secondary for 2019.2 days
96.Eric Berry: Meeting with Cowboys (RotoWire) The Cowboys will host Berry on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Analysis: After being linked with Earl Thomas (leg) for the better part of a year, Dallas apparently didn't reach out to the unrestricted free agent last week, per Todd Archer of ESPN.com. Management now is honing in on Berry, who has tended to health issues of his own in recent seasons. Since notching 77 tackles and picking off four passes in 2016, he's combined for 18 tackles and no interceptions in three appearances with the Chiefs the past two years. If he signs a deal with the Cowboys, Berry likely will serve as depth at the safety position, considering his inabilit... (More)2 days
97.Kerry Hyder: Inks deal with Cowboys (RotoWire) Hyder signed a contract with the Cowboys on Monday, Rob Phillips of the Cowboys' official site reports. Analysis: Hyder has appeared in 24 games (two starts) in his NFL career, accumulating 42 tackles and nine sacks in that time. He'll provide valuable depth at defensive end for the Cowboys with Randy Gregory serving an indefinite NFL suspension.2 days
98.Eric Berry set to visit with Cowboys Tue... (Rotoworld) NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports free agent S Eric Berry will visit the Cowboys Tuesday. Analysis: It's Berry's first visit since initially being released by the Chiefs. Still only 30, the three-time All-Pro makes for the perfect fit for Dallas after the team missed out on landing current Ravens S Earl Thomas in free agency. The only downside to signing Berry is his all-to-obvious injury history that's limited him to just three regular season games over the last two seasons. He would be a game-changer in the back of Dallas' secondary.2 days
99.Josh Shaw: Inks deal in desert (RotoWire) Shaw signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals on Monday, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports. Analysis: Shaw, who possesses the versatility to take snaps at both cornerback and safety, projects to serve a depth role with the Cardinals in 2019. The 26-year-old appeared in four games with the Chiefs and four games with the Buccaneers last season, totaling 12 tackles.2 days
100.Washington signs ex-Giants OT Ereck Flow... (Rotoworld) Redskins signed OT Ereck Flowers to a one-year, $4 million contract. Analysis: A former Giants castoff, Flowers spent the latter half of 2018 allowing edge rushers to blow by him on the left side of Jacksonville's O-line. The Redskins needed depth at that position, but this wasn't the answer. The 24-year-old will reportedly play guard for the Skins while simultaneously serving as depth behind entrenched starters Trent Brown and Morgan Moses.2 days

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