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Bears Release Julius Peppers

Bears Release Julius Peppers

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Chicago Bears released eight-time Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers on Tuesday.
Peppers was one of the biggest free agent signings four years ago, but the move allowed the Bears to free up $18 million i…

Jairus Byrd to Sign with Saints

Jairus Byrd to Sign with Saints

Doug PensingerGetty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — The Saints didn’t waste any time at the start of free agency, agreeing to a six-year contract with free agent safety Jairus Byrd.
Byrd, who spent his first five NFL seasons with the Buffalo Bills, will receive…

Dolphins Trade Jonathan Martin to 49ers

Dolphins Trade Jonathan Martin to 49ers

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images Sport (SAN FRANCISCO) — The Jonathan Martin era in Miami has officially come to an end.
The Dolphins shipped the offensive tackle to the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick i…

Jets Part Ways with Santonio Holmes

Jets Part Ways with Santonio Holmes

Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  The New York Jets released wide receiver Santonio Holmes on Monday, ending his four-year tenure with the team.
The former Super Bowl MVP with the Pittsburgh Steelers was traded to the Jets in 2010.  …

DE Michael Bennett Re-signs with Seahawks

DE Michael Bennett Re-signs with Seahawks

Tom Pennington/Getty Images Sport (NEW YORK) — On the eve of NFL free agency, the Seattle Seahawks signed defensive end Michael Bennett to a multiyear contract extension.
According to ESPN, Bennett signed a four-year, $28.5 million deal, with $16 mill…

ESPN: Vikings Sign Defensive End Everson Griffen to Five-Year Deal

ESPN: Vikings Sign Defensive End Everson Griffen to Five-Year Deal

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Minnesota Vikings wasted no time in free agency as ESPN is reporting that they’ve brought back defensive end Everson Griffen to a five-year deal.
ESPN is also reporting that Griffen’s deal is worth $42.5 millio…

Rashard Mendenhall Retires from the NFL

Rashard Mendenhall Retires from the NFL

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Former Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall announced that he is retiring from the NFL at 26-years-old.
Mendenhall made the announcement in his most recent blog for Th…

Jets Cut Cromartie

Jets Cut Cromartie

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Jets cut cornerback Antonio Cromartie Sunday. 
The move frees up $9.5 million in cap space for the Jets, who would have owed Cromartie a $5 million bonus in the upcoming days. 
The 29-year-ol…

Lions Owner William Clay Ford Sr. Passes Away At 88

Lions Owner William Clay Ford Sr. Passes Away At 88

Joe Robbins/Getty Images Sport(DETROIT) — Detroit Lions owner and Ford Motor Co. executive William Clay Ford Sr. passed away from pneumonia at his home at the age of 88, the company said in a statement Sunday.
Ford was the last surviving grandchild o…

Jaguars Agree to Four-Year Deal with DE Red Bryant

Jaguars Agree to Four-Year Deal with DE Red Bryant

National Football League(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Defensive end Red Bryant agreed to a four-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The 29-year-old Bryant was part of last season’s Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks team. He has spent his entire six-s…

ESPN: Saints to Cut Running Back Darren Sproles

ESPN: Saints to Cut Running Back Darren Sproles

Stacy Revere/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The NFL can be a harsh business sometimes, and the New Orleans Saints are finding out first hand. According to ESPN, the team plans to cut running back Darren Sproles if they’re unable to trade him.
The 30-year-ol…

Colts Sign LB D’Qwell Jackson

Colts Sign LB D’Qwell Jackson

Al Pereira/New York Jets/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indianapolis Colts signed linebacker D’Qwell Jackson on Thursday.ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reports it’s a four-year, $22 million deal, with $11 million guaranteed. “We are pleased to anno…

Broncos Release CB Champ Bailey

Broncos Release CB Champ Bailey

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Denver Broncos released 12-time Pro Bowler Champ Bailey on Thursday.
Bailey had a $1 million roster bonus due March 15, but the team will let Bailey go elsewhere, which gives the Broncos $10 million in cap s…

ESPN: Rams Will Release Cortland Finnegan

ESPN: Rams Will Release Cortland Finnegan

David Welker/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Saint Louis Rams will release former Pro Bowl corner back Cortland Finnegan, according to ESPN.com’s Nick Wagoner. The 30-year-old Finnegan took to Twitter Wednesday to post what appeared to be a goodbye: “St….

Eagles Release WR Jason Avant

Eagles Release WR Jason Avant

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — The Philadelphia Eagles released wide receiver Jason Avant on Tuesday.
Avant spent eight seasons with the Eagles and had 38 catches for 447 yards and two touchdowns last season.
“There have not been any pl…

Browns Release WR Davone Bess

Browns Release WR Davone Bess

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Cleveland Browns released wide receiver Davone Bess on Wednesday.
Bess came to Cleveland in a trade with the Miami Dolphins during the 2013 draft, but his 42 catches and nine drops were not enough to warra…

Browner: “NFL Has Reinstated Me”

Browner: “NFL Has Reinstated Me”

Christian Peterson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former Seattle Seahawk Brandon Browner says the NFL has reinstated the suspended cornerback, tweeting that he was contacted by the league on Tuesday. Browner was suspended in November for violating the leagu…

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Leaves Door Open for MLB Career

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Leaves Door Open for MLB Career

Kevin Casey/Getty Images(SURPIRSE, Ariz.) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is enjoying his Major League Baseball experience as he participates in the Texas Rangers spring training. Still, he left the door open to pursue it further at some…

49ers’ Jim Harbaugh Denies Rift with Front Office

49ers’ Jim Harbaugh Denies Rift with Front Office

Ralph Fresso/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is refuting any reports that he and the team have a strained relationship, and that he may be traded the Cleveland Browns.
“I see all these reports about how I want to b…

S.F. 49ers Sign WR Anquan Boldin To A Two-Year Contract

S.F. 49ers Sign WR Anquan Boldin To A Two-Year Contract

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Wide receiver Anquan Boldin and the San Francisco 49ers agreed to a two-year contract on Monday, which will run through the 2015 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We are pleased th…

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