Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 14, 2012 @ 10:34:27 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Josh McCown | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
The Chicago Bears have re-signed free-agent QB Josh McCown to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

QB | Dan Orlovsky | Indianapolis Colts | Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are close to a contract agreement with free-agent QB Dan Orlovsky (Colts).

QB | Shaun Hill | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent QB Shaun Hill (Lions) is expected to visit with the St. Louis Rams Thursday, March 15.

QB | David Carr | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have expressed an interest in free-agent QB David Carr (Giants), according to Carr's agent. Other unnamed teams appear interested, too. The Buccaneers expect to lose backup QB Josh X. Johnson to free agency.

QB | Peyton Manning | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, free-agent QB Peyton Manning (Colts) has the Denver Broncos among his top two choices. Manning likes that head coach John Fox will allow him to have carte blanche of the offense, and he believes Colorado would give him a quality of life for his wife and twins.

QB | Chris Redman | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agents
The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Chris Redman (Falcons) Tuesday, March 13. Redman re-signs to serve as the backup to QB Matt Ryan. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

QB | Jason Campbell | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
The Chicago Bears have reached a one-year deal with free-agent QB Jason Campbell (Raiders). Financial terms were not available.

QB | Matt Flynn | Free Agent | Free Agents, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
If the Cleveland Browns land free-agent QB Matt Flynn (Packers), he would replace QB Colt McCoy as the team's starting quarterback. General manager Tom Heckert said it was likely the Browns would pass on trying to sign a big-name free-agent quarterback, but it appears he has changed his opinion on the team's strategy.

QB | Colt McCoy | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
If the Cleveland Browns land free-agent QB Matt Flynn (Packers), he would replace QB Colt McCoy as the team's starting quarterback. General manager Tom Heckert said it was likely the Browns would pass on trying to sign a big-name free-agent quarterback, but it appears he has changed his opinion on the team's strategy.

QB | Tyler Palko | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs decided against tendering offer to exclusive rights free-agent QB Tyler Palko and SS Reshard Langford, making them unrestricted free agents.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Free Agents, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
The Houston Texans are not interested in free-agent QB Peyton Manning (Colts), according to team owner Bob McNair. He stood behind QB Matt Schaub; dismissing any speculation the Texans were ever in the running to add Manning. "We've got a quarterback that we think is sound. We think his foot is going to be fine. He's got a great arm, and he can take us to a championship. We have other issues that we have to deal with," McNair said.

QB | Brian Hoyer | New England Patriots | Free Agents
New England Patriots restricted free-agent QB Brian Hoyer plans to test free agency to see if he can get a starting job. The Patriots placed the second-round tender on Hoyer.

QB | Sage Rosenfels | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating previous reports, the Minnesota Vikings have re-signed free-agent QB Sage Rosenfels to a one-year deal.

QB | Chad Henne | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks are scheduled to meet with free-agent QB Chad Henne (Dolphins).

QB | Drew Stanton | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets are scheduled to meet with free-agent QB Drew Stanton (Lions) in the next few days.

QB | Kyle Orton | Dallas Cowboys | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys are expected to meet with free-agent QB Kyle Orton (Chiefs) in the near future.

QB | Jay Cutler | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Chicago Bears acquiring WR Brandon Marshall immediately addressed the team's need for a physical, big wide receiver capable of making plays. The trade also reunites Marshall with QB Jay Cutler; the two played their first three NFL seasons together with the Denver Broncos.

QB | Joe Flacco | Baltimore Ravens | Fantasy
The Baltimore Ravens are expected to have negotiations later this week with QB Joe Flacco's agent, Joe Linta. Flacco is entering the final year of his contract with the Ravens and would like an extension.


Running Back

RB | BenJarvus Green-Ellis | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals are scheduled to meet with free-agent RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (Patriots).

RB | Clinton Portis | Free Agent | Injury, Free Agents
The agent for free-agent RB Clinton Portis (Redskins) (knee) said Tuesday, March 13, that his client has two upcoming visits with NFL teams, and he has been contacted by four clubs with an interest. Portis did not play last season as he recuperated from a serious groin injury.

RB | Peyton Hillis | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs might be interested in free-agent RB Peyton Hillis (Browns), and he might be coming to Kansas City to visit with the team.

RB | Mike Tolbert | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs will visit with free-agent RB Mike Tolbert (Chargers) Wednesday, March 14. The team might be searching for a big back to rotate with RB Jamaal Charles (knee), who is returning from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

RB | Michael Bush | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals have interest in free-agent RB Michael Bush (Raiders), and the player posted on his official Twitter Tuesday, March 13, that the "weather is awesome," after arriving in Arizona. It is uncertain when the two sides will meet.

RB | Matt Lawrence | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens did not extend a contract offer to RB Matt Lawrence, making him an unrestricted free agent.

RB | Lorenzo Booker | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings have decided against tendering offers to restricted free-agent RB Lorenzo Booker and LB Kenny Onatolu, making them unrestricted free agents.

RB | Steve Slaton | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have shown an interest in re-signing free-agent RB Steve Slaton.

RB | Lex Hilliard | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Miami Dolphins have not offered a tender to restricted free-agent RB Lex Hilliard, a sixth-round pick from 2008, making him an unrestricted free agent. Hilliard started four games for the Dolphins last season, carrying the ball 16 times for 41 yards and a touchdown. He also had five receptions for 49 yards and played on special teams. The Dolphins may try to re-sign him to a cheaper deal.


Fullback

FB | Jacob Hester | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent FB Jacob Hester (Chargers) is interested in returning to the San Diego Chargers, and his role would be a new one in 2012. If he returns, he would serve as the backup fullback and play on special teams. "I'm being patient," Hester said. "Hopefully, something will work out."

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Free Agent | Transaction
The Houston Texans have released FB Lawrence Vickers.


Wide Receiver

WR | Jerheme Urban | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys have shown some interest in free-agent WRs Early Doucet (Cardinals), Jerheme Urban (Chiefs) and Devin Thomas (Giants) but have not scheduled visits with any of the players.

WR | Devin Thomas | New York Giants | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys have shown some interest in free-agent WRs Early Doucet (Cardinals), Jerheme Urban (Chiefs) and Devin Thomas (Giants) but have not scheduled visits with any of the players.

WR | Early Doucet | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys have shown some interest in free-agent WRs Early Doucet (Cardinals), Jerheme Urban (Chiefs) and Devin Thomas (Giants) but have not scheduled visits with any of the players.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Transaction
The Detroit Lions signed WR Calvin Johnson to a seven-year, $132 million contract extension, which includes $60 million in guaranteed money.

WR | Eric Weems | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
The Chicago Bears signed free-agent WR/KR Eric Weems (Falcons) to a three-year contract.

WR | Brandon Lloyd | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Brandon Lloyd (Rams) is expected to visit the San Francisco 49ers.

WR | Chaz Schilens | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, free-agent WR Chaz Schilens (Raiders) is expected to visit with the San Francisco 49ers.

WR | Robert Meachem | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
The San Diego Chargers agreed to a four-year deal with free-agent WR Robert Meachem (Saints) Tuesday, March 13. The deal is worth $25.9 million, with $14 million fully guaranteed.

WR | Eddie Royal | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the Washington Redskins and free-agent WR Eddie Royal (Broncos) do not have an agreement, but both sides are working to get a deal done.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne will receive a $7.5 million signing bonus, and $13.5 million over the first two years of his deal. In total, he will receive three years and $17.5 million.

WR | Joshua Morgan | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the deal between the Washington Redskins and WR Joshua Morgan is for $5.5 million to sign, $1.8 million in base salary for 2012, which is fully guaranteed, and then for $3.8 million in base salary in 2013, and another $900,000 in bonuses.

WR | Laurent Robinson | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, free-agent WR Laurent Robinson (Cowboys) said Tuesday, March 13, that he would love to return to the Dallas Cowboys next season. "I love it in Dallas and I had great success here last year," Robinson said. "I'm going to feel them out and see what's going on. It's a business decision, and if it's here, it's here. If it's not, it's not." Team officials have said over the past few months they want to re-sign Robinson, but the team might not be able to afford getting into a bidding war for what would be their third receiver.

WR | Harry Douglas | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with free-agent WR Harry Douglas (Falcons) Tuesday, March 13. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

WR | Vincent Jackson | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
The addition of WR Vincent Jackson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense immediately gives the team the No. 1 wide receiver the team and fans were looking for. Jackson, at 6-foot-5 and 230 pounds, is a big target with surprising speed and an ability to get open downfield. The team said in January they would spend whatever it takes to win in the future, and they did just that as soon as the free-agent market opened. Buccaneers wide receivers struggled to get open last year, leading to a poor season by QB Josh Freeman. With Jackson, 29, in town, the hope is he will draw the attention of opposing defenses and open things up for WRs Mike Williams and Arrelious Benn, who become the second and third receivers, respectively. The Buccaneers have also made it clear they are building the team around Freeman, and considering they are looking at high-profile offensive linemen they may not be done spending money yet.

WR | Arrelious Benn | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
The addition of WR Vincent Jackson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense immediately gives the team the No. 1 wide receiver the team and fans were looking for. Jackson, at 6-foot-5 and 230 pounds, is a big target with surprising speed and an ability to get open downfield. The team said in January they would spend whatever it takes to win in the future, and they did just that as soon as the free-agent market opened. Buccaneers wide receivers struggled to get open last year, leading to a poor season by QB Josh Freeman. With Jackson, 29, in town, the hope is he will draw the attention of opposing defenses and open things up for WRs Mike Williams and Arrelious Benn, who become the second and third receivers, respectively. The Buccaneers have also made it clear they are building the team around Freeman, and considering they are looking at high-profile offensive linemen they may not be done spending money yet.

WR | Seyi Ajirotutu | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
The Carolina Panthers tendered contracts to three exclusive rights free agents Tuesday, March 13, WR Seyi Ajirotutu, TE Richard Brockel and CB R.J. Stanford.

WR | Randy Moss | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
Updating previous reports, San Francisco 49ers WR Randy Moss received a one-year, $1.75 million deal. He will receive a $46,875 per game roster bonus that maxes out at $750,000 and can earn another $1.5 million in incentives through playing time, receptions and making the Pro Bowl.

WR | Jordan Norwood | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have tendered contracts to exclusive rights free-agent WR Jordan Norwood and DL Brian Schaefering. The team did not tender an offer to exclusive rights free-agent LB Titus Brown.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall is basically on a series of three one-year, $9 million deals right now. There are no salary cap ramifications if the team were to release him at any point.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Updating a previous report, the Washington Redskins have signed free-agent WR Pierre Garcon (Colts) to a five-year deal worth $42.5 million with around $21.5 million in guaranteed money.

WR | Matt Slater | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New England Patriots are expected to re-sign free-agent WR Matt Slater in the near future.

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace, as an update to previous reports, was given a first-round tender as a restricted free agent. The Steelers will have to pay him $2.7 million in 2012 and have the option to match any offer he might receive on the free-agent market. If they choose to pass on matching, Pittsburgh would receive a first-round draft choice this year as compensation. The Steelers want to sign him to a long-term contract and have had conversations with his agent, Bus Cook, about a new deal.

WR | Bryan Walters | Free Agent | Transaction
The San Diego Chargers have released WR Bryan Walters, DE Everette Brown, LB Nate Triplett and CB Dante Hughes.

WR | Kassim Osgood | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars are releasing WR Kassim Osgood, one of the top special teams players.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
Updating previous reports, New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston's five-year deal is worth close to $40 million, including $19 million in guaranteed money.


Tight End

TE | John Carlson | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction, Free Agents
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with free-agent TE John Carlson (Seahawks) to a five-year deal worth $25 million.

TE | Ladarius Green | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Louisiana-Lafayette TE Ladarius Green is scheduled to meet with the Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

TE | Martellus Bennett | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, free-agent TE Martellus Bennett (Cowboys) arrived in the New York City area Tuesday, March 13. He is expected to meet with the New York Giants.

TE | Kellen Davis | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys are meeting with free-agent TE Kellen Davis (Bears) Tuesday, March 13.

TE | Kory Sperry | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have decided against tendering an offer to restricted free-agent TE Kory Sperry, making him an unrestricted free agent.


Place Kicker

PK | Phil Dawson | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
Cleveland Browns franchise free-agent PK Phil Dawson will sign his tender offer and will make $3.8 million next season.

PK | David Buehler | Free Agent | Injury, Transaction
The Dallas Cowboys released PK David Buehler. Buehler was a fifth-round draft choice in 2009 and finishes his career with the Cowboys hitting 24-of-32 field goals and 42-of-44 extra points. As a kickoff specialist, he had a total of 60 touchbacks. He spent most of the 2011 season on Injured Reserve with a groin injury.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Leonard Davis | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to meet with free-agent OG Leonard Davis (Lions) Wednesday, March 14.

OT | Jared Gaither | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have re-signed free-agent OT Jared Gaither to a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

OT | Adam Snyder | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals are scheduled to meet with free-agent OG Jake Scott (Titans), OT Demetrius Bell (Bills) and OL Adam Snyder (49ers) Wednesday, March 14.

OT | Demetrius Bell | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals are scheduled to meet with free-agent OG Jake Scott (Titans), OT Demetrius Bell (Bills) and OL Adam Snyder (49ers) Wednesday, March 14.

OT | Winston Justice | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction
The Indianapolis Colts acquired OT Winston Justice from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for undisclosed draft picks.

OT | Eric Winston | Free Agent | Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to meet with free-agent OT Eric Winston (Texans) later this week. Specifics are not yet confirmed, but it's in the works.

OT | Tony Pashos | Free Agent | Transaction
The Cleveland Browns have released OT Tony Pashos and P Richmond McGee.

OT | John Greco | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have re-signed free-agent OL John Greco. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

OT | Levi J. Brown | Free Agent | Transaction, Draft
The Arizona Cardinals have released OT Levi J. Brown, a former first-round draft choice in the 2007 NFL Draft. In the past five seasons, Brown started 75 games for the team and played in 77 games.

OT | Lydon Murtha | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins placed the second-round tender on restricted free-agent OT Lydon Murtha and he has signed the offer. He will receive a one-year deal worth $1.9 million.

OT | Marcus McNeill | Free Agent | Transaction
Updating a previous report, the San Diego Chargers have announced they have released OT Marcus McNeill.


Guard

OG | Artis Hicks | Cleveland Browns | Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to meet with free-agent OL Artis Hicks (Browns) Wednesday, March 14.

OG | Jake Scott | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Arizona Cardinals are scheduled to meet with free-agent OG Jake Scott (Titans), OT Demetrius Bell (Bills) and OL Adam Snyder (49ers) Wednesday, March 14.

OG | Carl Nicks | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent OG Carl Nicks (Saints) to a five-year, $47.5 million deal, including $31 million guaranteed.

OG | Jacob Bell | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals are expected to have free-agent OG Jacob Bell (Rams) in for a visit sometime this week.

OG | Travelle Wharton | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Carolina Panthers have released G Travelle Wharton, making him an unrestricted free agent.

OG | Ben Grubbs | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New Orleans Saints are scheduled to meet with free-agent OG Ben Grubbs (Ravens) Wednesday, March 14.

OG | Doug Legursky | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have extended one-year tender offers on G Doug Legursky and G Ramon Foster. The team has the ability to match any offer either restricted free-agent receives, but they would receive no compensation if they opted not to.

OG | Ramon Foster | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Pittsburgh Steelers have extended one-year tender offers on G Doug Legursky and G Ramon Foster. The team has the ability to match any offer either restricted free-agent receives, but they would receive no compensation if they opted not to.

OG | Brandyn Dombrowski | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Diego Chargers have placed the first right of refusal tender on restricted free-agent OL Brandyn Dombrowski.


Defensive Line

DL | Cory Redding | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agents
The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to terms with free-agent DE Cory Redding on a three-year deal worth $10.5 million.

DL | Trent Cole | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction
The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to a four-year contract extension through the 2017 season with DL Trent Cole Wednesday, March 14. Financial terms weren't given.

DL | Jeremy Mincey | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed free-agent DL Jeremy Mincey (Jaguars) to a four-year deal Tuesday, March 13, according to a league source.

DL | Paul Soliai | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs are expected to show an interest in free-agent DL Paul Soliai (Dolphins), but no visit has been scheduled yet.

DL | Adam Carriker | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the contract Washington Redskins DL Adam Carriker agreed to Tuesday, March 13, including a $3 million signing bonus and $700,000 base salary for 2012. He can void the years 2013 through 2015 with a $1 million buyback. The base salaries for 2013 is for $3.7 million, $4.7 million for 2014 and $4.7 million for 2015.

DL | Jason Jones | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams might be near a deal with free-agent DL Jason Jones (Titans), and a deal could be struck late Tuesday, March 13.

DL | Brian Schaefering | Cleveland Browns | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have tendered contracts to exclusive rights free-agent WR Jordan Norwood and DL Brian Schaefering. The team did not tender an offer to exclusive rights free-agent LB Titus Brown.

DL | Red Bryant | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed DL Red Bryant to a five-year, $35 million deal, which includes $14.5 million in guaranteed money.

DL | Mike Neal | Green Bay Packers | Transaction
Green Bay Packers DE Mike Neal has been suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs.

DL | Vance Walker | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agents
Atlanta Falcons restricted free-agent DT Vance Walker has signed his tender offer and will receive a one-year deal worth $1.26 million.

DL | Cliff Avril | Detroit Lions | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Detroit Lions had a strong interest in pursuing free-agent DE/OLB Mario Williams (Texans), but putting the franchise tag on DE Cliff Avril has taken them out of the running due to a lack of salary cap space.

DL | Phillip Merling | Miami Dolphins | Transaction, Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins placed the original-round tender on restricted free-agent DE Phillip Merling and he has signed the offer. He will receive a one-year deal worth $1.26 million.

DL | Antonio Dixon | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles have placed the second-round tender on restricted free-agent DT Antonio Dixon. He will receive a one-year deal worth $1.927 million if he signs the offer.

DL | Kyle Love | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots have tendered an offer to exclusive rights free-agent DL Kyle Love.


Defensive End

DE | Quinton Coples | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with North Carolina DE Quinton Coples.


Linebacker

LB | Russell Allen | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars and restricted free agent LB Russell Allen agreed in principle on a three-year contract Tuesday, March 13, according to a source. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed.

LB | Mario Williams | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills want free-agent DL Mario Williams (Texans) to leave town Tuesday, March 13, with a contract in hand, but he will take time with the visit, and has at least one other visit scheduled.

LB | Blake Costanzo | Chicago Bears | Free Agents
The Chicago Bears agreed to terms on a two-year deal Tuesday, March 13, with free-agent LB Blake Costanzo (49ers). The move adds depth at linebacker, and gives the team a tremendous special teams addition. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed.

LB | Niko Koutouvides | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agents
The New England Patriots re-signed free-agent LB Niko Koutouvides to a one-year contract Tuesday, March 13.

LB | Dan Connor | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Dallas Cowboys are visiting with free-agent LB Dan Connor (Panthers) Tuesday, March 13.

LB | Heath Farwell | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks re-signed free-agent LB Heath Farwell (Seahawks) to a three-year contract Tuesday, March 13. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

LB | Titus Brown | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Cleveland Browns have tendered contracts to exclusive rights free-agent WR Jordan Norwood and DL Brian Schaefering. The team did not tender an offer to exclusive rights free-agent LB Titus Brown.

LB | Bryan Thomas | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets LB Bryan Thomas (Achilles') said his recovery is right on schedule. He suffered a season-ending Achilles' tendon tear in Week 4 last season. He will begin cutting and football-specific drills soon after resuming running a few weeks ago.

LB | Tavares Gooden | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers have re-sign free-agent LB Tavares Gooden to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | Stephen Tulloch | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent LB Stephen Tulloch (Lions) is expected to receive interest on the free-agent market from several teams. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Philadelphia Eagles were linked to him previously, but they may opt to go different directions, which could be good for the Detroit Lions, who are interested in re-signing him.

LB | Curtis Lofton | Free Agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reportedly interested in making a strong play for free-agent LB Curtis Lofton (Falcons).

LB | Jarret Johnson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens are interested in re-signing free-agents LB Jarret Johnson, LB Jameel McClain and DE Cory Redding. While they have had some conversations with all three, it appears the Ravens are OK letting each of them hit the open market.

LB | Jameel McClain | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Baltimore Ravens are interested in re-signing free-agents LB Jarret Johnson, LB Jameel McClain and DE Cory Redding. While they have had some conversations with all three, it appears the Ravens are OK letting each of them hit the open market.

LB | Brendon Ayanbadejo | Free Agent | Free Agents
Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo, an unrestricted free agent, has made it clear he has a strong desire to return to the Ravens in 2012.

LB | Everette Brown | Free Agent | Transaction
The San Diego Chargers have released WR Bryan Walters, DE Everette Brown, LB Nate Triplett and CB Dante Hughes.

LB | Ben Leber | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles worked out free-agent LB Ben Leber (Rams) earlier this week.


Defensive Back

DB | Jarrett Bush | Free Agent | Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams are showing an interest in free-agent DB Jarrett Bush (Packers).


Cornerback

CB | Eric Wright | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction, Free Agents
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent CB Eric Wright (Lions) to a five-year contract.

CB | Richard Marshall | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent CB Richard Marshall (Cardinals) posted on his official Twitter account Tuesday, March 13, that he is traveling to South Florida to visit with the Miami Dolphins.

CB | Carlos Rogers | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the San Francisco 49ers and free-agent CB Carlos Rogers (49ers) agreed on a four-year deal worth a max of $31.3 million Tuesday, March 13.

CB | Terrell Thomas | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agents
Updating a previous report, the New York Giants re-signed CB Terrell Thomas to a four-year deal worth $17 million Tuesday, March 13. There is an option bonus next year for $6 million. His base salary for 2012 is $1 million, $750,000 for 2013 plus the bonus option and then $3.8 million base for 2014 and $4.75 million for 2015.

CB | Cortland Finnegan | St. Louis Rams | Transaction, Free Agents
The St. Louis Rams have reached a five-year deal with free-agent CB Cortland Finnegan (Titans) worth around $50 million.

CB | Justin Tryon | New York Giants | Transaction
The New York Giants re-signed CBs Michael Coe and Justin Tryon and also signed free-agent OT Joel Reinders (Browns) and TE Larry Donnell to undisclosed deals Tuesday, March 13.

CB | Aaron Ross | New York Giants | Free Agents
The Cincinnati Bengals is scheduled to meet with free-agent CB Aaron Ross (Giants) Thursday, March 15.

CB | Brandon Carr | Free Agent | Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers are expressing interest in free-agent CB Brandon Carr (Chiefs).

CB | Tim Jennings | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agents
The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with CB Tim Jennings. Financial terms were not immediately available.

CB | Dante Hughes | Free Agent | Transaction
The San Diego Chargers have released WR Bryan Walters, DE Everette Brown, LB Nate Triplett and CB Dante Hughes.

CB | Terence Newman | Free Agent | Transaction
The Dallas Cowboys have released CB Terence Newman.

CB | Perrish Cox | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agents
The San Francisco 49ers have signed free-agent CB Perrish Cox (Broncos) to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Strong Safety

SS | Dwight Lowery | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Free Agents
The Jacksonville Jaguars re-signed free-agent SS Dwight Lowery (Jaguars) to a four-year deal Tuesday, March 13. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

SS | Reshard Langford | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Kansas City Chiefs decided against tendering offer to exclusive rights free-agent QB Tyler Palko and SS Reshard Langford, making them unrestricted free agents.

SS | Bryan Scott | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Buffalo Bills have had ongoing negotiations with free-agent S Bryan Scott but they are not optimistic he will be re-signed before the free-agent market opens Tuesday, March 13. General manager Buddy Nix said the team extended an offer to Scott, but they have not received one back.


Free Safety

FS | LaRon Landry | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New England Patriots have shown interest in free-agent FS LaRon Landry (Redskins).

FS | Brandon Meriweather | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets have expressed interest in free-agent FS Brandon Meriweather (Bears) and FS Reggie Nelson (Bengals) but have not scheduled a meeting with either.

FS | Reggie Nelson | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New York Jets have expressed interest in free-agent FS Brandon Meriweather (Bears) and FS Reggie Nelson (Bengals) but have not scheduled a meeting with either.

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