NFL free agency officially began last Wednesday at 4 p.m. Here is the latest news from around the league:

▪ The Jaguars agreed to terms with former Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert on a two-year deal, according to NFL Media.

▪ Wide receiver Phillip Dorsett is leaving the Patriots and signing a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks, according to ESPN.

▪ The Carolina Panthers have released quarterback Cam Newton, the team announced.

▪ NFL Network reported Sunday that the Jets have signed cornerback Pierre Desir to a one-year deal worth up to $5.5 million


▪ NFL Network is reporting on Friday morning that Todd Gurley is signing with the Falcons.

▪ The Rams announced that they have officially released running back Todd Gurley and linebacker Clay Matthews.

▪ The Denver Broncos have informed Joe Flacco that he is being waived, ESPN is reporting.

▪ The Eagles are trading a pair of draft picks to the Lions for cornerback Darius Slay, according to ESPN. Slay will sign a three-year, $50 million extension with $30 million guaranteed, upon the execution of his trade from Detroit, Sports Illustrated is reporting.

▪ The Rams have re-signed offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth, according to ESPN.

▪ Former Broncos cornerback Chris Harris is signing with the Chargers, ESPN is reporting.

▪ The Falcons are signing former Rams linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. to a three-year deal worth $48 million, according to NFL Network.

▪ To replace Fowler, the Rams are signing Leonard Floyd, one day after he was released by the Bears, NFL Network reports.

Nick Foles is being traded from the Jaguars to the Bears, according to ESPN. That puts Gardner Minshew in line to become Jacksonville’s full-time starter in 2020.


According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Saints are working out a deal to bring Malcolm Jenkins, recently released by the Eagles, back to New Orleans.

▪ Eric Reid could be out in Carolina, ESPN is reporting.

▪ Philip Rivers will reportedly join the Colts on a one-year, $25 million deal.

▪ According to ESPN, tight end Jason Witten will join the Las Vegas Raiders on a one-year deal.

▪ After the Carolina Panthers sent out a tweet stating that they were giving Cam Newton permission to seek a trade, the quarterback replied to the organization that “You forced me into this.”

▪ The Panthers are close to getting a deal done with Teddy Bridgewater, according to ESPN.

▪ Drew Brees has agreed to a 2-year deal with the New Orleans Saints worth $50 million, according to multiple reports.

▪ Pass rusher Robert Quinn is signing with the Chicago Bears, according to the NFL Network.

▪ The Bills are trading a first-round pick, a fifth-round pick, a sixth-round choice (all in 2020) and a 2021 fourth-round selection to the Vikings for wide receiver Stefon Diggs and a seventh-round pick in 2020, per multiple reports.

▪ The Bears have agreed to a deal with tight end Jimmy Graham according to ESPN, a two-year contract with $9 million guaranteed.

▪ The Colts traded the 13th overall pick in the 2020 draft to the 49ers for defensive tackle DeForest Buckner.


▪ The Baltimore Ravens are trading tight end Hayden Hurst to the Atlanta Falcons, according to ESPN.

▪ The Dallas Cowboys have placed the franchise tag on quarterback Dak Prescott, the team announced.

▪ The Texans are trading wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the Cardinals, according to ESPN.

▪ Tight end Austin Hooper is leaving the Falcons and signing a four-year deal with the Browns, according to multiple reports.

▪ The Patriots will place the franchise tag on guard Joe Thuney, the Globe confirmed.

▪ Kirk Cousins agreed to a two-year extension to remain as quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings, his agent Mike McCartney announced via Twitter.

▪ Offensive tackle Ricky Wagner, released by the Detroit Lions last week, will sign with the Green Bay Packers. The base value is expected to be $11 million over two years, according to ESPN.

▪ The Atlanta Falcons are releasing running back Devonta Freeman, according to NFL Network. The move saved the Falcons more than $3 million on the salary cap.

The Tennessee Titans are keeping Ryan Tannehill, signing the quarterback that led them within a victory of the Super Bowl to a four-year, $118 million extension.

▪ Safety Devin McCourty agreed to a two-year deal to remain with the Patriots.

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