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