The NFL's 2018 offseason could feature the rarest of moments: an upper-level quarterback available on the free-agent market in the prime of his career. That's the expectation for Kirk Cousins, who has spent the past two years playing as the Washington Redskins' franchise player. Anticipation over Cousins' likely availability, and presumably precedent-setting price tag, clouds […]
This episode originally aired at 6 p.m. ET on 1/16/18 on the NFL by Chat Sports Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ChatSportsNFL — Like the page to watch more future content live! NFL Daily has an in-depth look the top NFL Free Agents for 2018. Join hosts Tom Downey and Mitchell Renz as they look at the top […]
METAIRIE, La. – Drew Brees said he doesn't plan on testing the free agent market this year or waiting until the start of the new league year on March 14 to sign a new contract with the New Orleans Saints – even if that means losing the leverage that might come with other potential suitors. […]
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It wasn’t all that long ago that Denver Broncos general manager John Elway made a big play in free agency to fix the team’s quarterback problems by signing Peyton Manning. Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall thinks Elway will look to free agency again this offseason to address a position that hasn’t adequately replaced Manning since his […]
In his first day on the job, Brian Gutekunst said all the right things to satisfy Packers fans. “I’ll lead in my own personality, probably a little bit more aggressive in certain areas,” Gutekunst said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN. Gutekunst replaces Ted Thompson as General Manager, and Thompson’s history with free agency is well […]
Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham has played out the four-year, $40 million contract he signed with the Saints in 2014, a year before they traded him to Seattle. Now he appears likely to find his third NFL team. Graham is “really unlikely” to stay in Seattle in 2018, the Seattle Times reports. It will
A little more than two weeks after Aaron Rodgers made a plea for the Green Bay Packers to sign wide receiver? Davante Adams, general manager Ted Thompson got the deal done. Adams, 25, signed a contract extension, the team announced Friday.
San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid, one of many NFL players who protested racial inequality and a close friend and former teammate of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, says he’s prepared for teams to shun him in free agency. “I would say I understand that’s a possibility,” Reid told ESPN’s Nick Wagoner. “And I’m completely fine with […]
The Pittsburgh Steelers have moved on from James Harrison. The two-time All-Pro linebacker and franchise sack leader was released on Saturday, making way for tackle Marcus Gilbert.
If Washington opts not to apply the $34.47 million franchise tender on quarterback Kirk Cousins in 2018, he’ll be free to hit the open market. Star pass rusher Von Miller would have no problem with that. “Kirk’s a great quarterback,” Miller told reporters after Sunday’s game between the two teams.
Last week, in the midst of a discussion about potential quarterback shuffling this coming NFL offseason, a longtime personnel man began lining up names like dominos. In many cases, this is how free agency is viewed in NFL front offices. Case Keenum has the Vikings in the hunt for the top seed in the NFC […]