Mar 20 2018 - Blaine Gabbert, QB Blaine Gabbert visited with the Tennessee Titans, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. The Titans are in the market for a backup to starter Marcus Mariota after releasing Matt Cassel on March 9.
Mar 20 2018 - Matthew Slater, WR Matthew Slater is staying with the New England Patriots, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. Slater signed a two-year contract to remain with the club, according to the Boston Herald. Slater has started only three games in his career -- all in 2011 -- but has carved out an impressive niche on special teams, earning Pro Bowl honors for the past seven seasons.
Mar 20 2018 - Kyle Fuller, CB Kyle Fuller was signed to a four-year contract by the Bears, the team announced Tuesday. The move comes four days after the Bears matched the Green Bay Packers' offer sheet to Fuller, whose new deal with Chicago is worth $56 million, including $18 million guaranteed, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
Mar 20 2018 - Matt Slauson, OL Matt Slauson was signed by the Indianapolis Colts, the team announced Tuesday. Slauson has been among the more durable players in the NFL, starting all 16 games six times in his first seven NFL seasons before a torn biceps limited him to seven games last season with the Los Angeles Chargers.
Mar 20 2018 - Jonathan Cooper, G Jonathan Cooper was signed to a one-year deal by the San Francisco 49ers, the team announced Tuesday. The 28-year-old Cooper will be joining his fourth team in five years. He spent last season with the Dallas Cowboys, starting the final 13 games after he was inactive for the first three.
Mar 20 2018 - Richard Sherman, CB Cornerback Richard Sherman provided a timeline for his return and the reasons he chose to sign with the San Francisco 49ers at his introductory press conference on Tuesday. He said the presence of head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch and the conversations he had with them convinced him the 49ers were going to have success. The questions about Sherman involve his health. He suffered a torn right Achilles tendon in early November that limited his 2017 season to nine games. He then had a minor surgery on his other foot after the season. "I'll be back on the field May, June," Sherman said.
Mar 20 2018 - Morgan Burnett, S Morgan Burnett signed a three-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team announced on Tuesday. Burnett posted 698 tackles, nine interceptions and 7.5 sacks in 102 career games over eight seasons with the Green Bay Packers. He collected 68 tackles and a forced fumble in 12 contests in 2017. The 29-year-old Burnett lined up at safety, slot cornerback and linebacker over the last two seasons.
Mar 20 2018 - Ryan Grant, WR Ryan Grant, whose deal with the Baltimore Ravens was voided last week after a failed physical, signed a contract with the Indianapolis Colts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the Colts, but NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the one-year pact is worth $5 million. The 27-year-old Grant has reeled in 84 receptions for 985 yards and six touchdowns in four seasons with the Redskins, who selected him with a fifth-round pick in 2014. Grant had 45 receptions for 573 yards and four scores last season.
Mar 20 2018 - Jarius Wright, WR Jarius Wright was signed to a three-year contract, the Panthers announced. Financial terms were not disclosed by the Panthers for Wright, who was released by the Minnesota Vikings last week. Wright had 18 catches for 198 yards and two touchdowns in 16 games last season for the Vikings. He added six receptions for 107 yards in two playoff games.
Mar 20 2018 - Jamize Olawale, FB Jamize Olawale was acquired by the Dallas Cowboys in a trade with the Oakland Raiders, the teams announced on Tuesday. The Cowboys sent their fifth-round pick (No. 173 overall) to the Raiders, who in turn shuffled their sixth-round selection (No. 192) to Dallas. The deal leaves the Cowboys with one fifth-round pick and three sixth-round selections while Oakland has four sixth-round picks to go with two fifth-round selections.
Mar 20 2018 - Xavier Cooper, DE Xavier Cooper signed a contract with the New York Jets, the team announced. Cooper collected 16 tackles and one sack in eight games last season. He also pressured New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and hit his arm, resulting in Leonard Williams' first career interception in Week 15.
Mar 20 2018 - Brandon Copeland, LB Brandon Copeland signed with the New York Jets, the team announced. Copeland, who is expected to provide depth on defense and play on special teams, notched 30 tackles, one forced fumble and a half-sack in 32 career games with the Detroit Lions. The 26-year-old missed the 2017 season with a pectoral tear that he sustained in the preseason.
Mar 20 2018 - Ramon Humber, LB Ramon Humber agreed to terms with the Buffalo Bills, the team announced on Tuesday. Humber recorded a career-high 89 tackles and had a forced fumble in 13 games last season for the Bills. The 30-year-old Humber sustained a broken thumb during Buffalo's victory versus the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4. Then-rookie Matt Milano started in place of Humber, who returned after missing three games.
Mar 20 2018 - Michael Bennett, DE Michael Bennett already has called his shot before officially suiting up with the Philadelphia Eagles. Bennett was acquired from the Seattle Seahawks along with a seventh-round draft pick for a fifth-round selection and wide receiver Marcus Johnson in a deal that was announced shortly after the beginning of the new league year. While the trade needed time to become official, Bennett didn't wait long to put others on notice. "I know Eli Manning (of the New York Giants) is probably watching this and thinking ... yes, I'm coming. I know Dak (Prescott, of the Dallas Cowboys) is watching this like, 'Yeah, he's coming.' Yeah, I am," Bennett said on Monday. "And Alex Smith (of the Washington Redskins) he knows he can't run from me. I told him in the Pro Bowl. It's definitely going to be a great season, and it's going to be fun to be out here and be able to chase quarterbacks."
Mar 19 2018 - James Ihedigbo, S James Ihedigbo disclosed his retirement plans Monday on Instagram after he did not play in 2017 when no team picked him up after a suspension for performance-enhancing drugs.
Ihedigbo spent 10 seasons in the NFL with five teams. He was on the Super Bowl-winning team with the Baltimore Ravens in 2012.
"I'm making it official. I'm stepping away from the game I love and have had the honor of playing since I was 6 years old!!," Ihedigbo said in a post. "I truly thank the Lord Jesus Christ for the opportunity, but more than anything, for having his hand on my life every step of the way.
"An Undrafted free agent from Amherst, Massachusetts, to a 10-year career and Super Bowl Champion. ... I swear I need to write a book!!"
Ihedigbo played in 117 career games and 55 starts for the New York Jets, New England Patriots (2011), Ravens (2012-13), Detroit Lions (2014-15) and Buffalo Bills. He was a member of teams that reached the playoff five times and he started in two Super Bowls.
Mar 19 2018 - Eric Ebron, TE Eric Ebron was signed by the Colts on Monday.
Adam Schefter of ESPN reports it's a two-year deal worth up to $15 million.
Ebron spent the last four seasons with the Detroit Lions. In 56 career games (37 starts), the 6-foot-4, 253-pounder has 186 receptions for 2,070 yards and 11 touchdowns. Ebron has also registered one rushing touchdown. He has started two postseason contests and has caught five passes for 44 yards.
Ebron was originally selected by the Lions in the first round (10th overall) of the 2014 draft out of North Carolina.
In 2017, Ebron appeared in all 16 games (nine starts) for the first time in his career and caught 53 passes for 574 yards and four touchdowns. In 2016, he started all 13 games he played in and set career highs in receptions (61) and receiving yards (711). Ebron totaled two touchdowns (one receiving and one rushing). He also started one postseason contest and caught two passes for 23 yards.
Ebron, who wil be 25 on April 10, reportedly completed a visit with the Carolina Panthers before visiting and eventually signing with the Colts.
Mar 19 2018 - Carson Wentz, QB Carson Wentz gave the Philadelphia Eagles some encouragement when he made throws inside the team's practice facility in a video posted to his social media account.
Wentz, who is rehabbing from a torn ACL and LCL, posted 12-second clip on his Instagram page. The video is a montage of him dropping back to pass four times while he wears a brace on his left knee.
Mar 19 2018 - Jarius Wright, WR Jarius Wright, who was released by the Minnesota Vikings last week, has agreed to a contract with the Carolina Panthers, multiple media outlets reported.
Wright is expected to a sign a two-year deal worth up to $3.5 million in the first season, according to NFL Media.
Wright, 28, had 18 catches for 198 and two touchdowns in 16 regular-season games for the Viking last season, and he added six receptions for 107 yards in two playoff games.
Mar 19 2018 - Shea McClellin, LB Shea McClellin, who missed the entire 2017 season with a concussion, was released by the New England Patriots on Monday. The Patriots used a failed physical designation to cut McClellin. McClellin was one of the team's designated-to-return players on injured reserve but was not activated due to a setback when he returned to practice.
Mar 19 2018 - Tyrann Mathieu, S Tyrann Mathieu officially joined the Houston Texans on a one-year deal Monday, and the safety views his new team as a "fresh start." The deal is for $7 million, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Mathieu signed with the Texans after being released by the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday in a cost-savings move. "I just want to prove my point that I'm one of the best safeties in this league," he said at his introductory press conference in Houston on Monday. "Obviously I had some setbacks, I had some challenges and I tried to take those challenges head-on."