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Yannick Ngakoue drawing trade interest ahead of draft

Since the Jacksonville Jaguars slapped the franchise tag on defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, the presumption has been that the QB-disruptor is a prime tag-and-trade candidate. Teams are checking in to see about that possibility. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Tuesday that the Jags have heard from multiple teams about the possibility of trading for Ngakoue,…

Roundup: Redskins add ex-Eagles CB Ronald Darby

Geronimo Allison had to wait a bit to find a new team, but he didn't have to go too far to find it. The former Packers wide receiver has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions, the team announced. Allison is set to earn $910,000 with a $137,500 signing bonus, NFL…

Derek Wolfe agrees to 1-year deal with Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens have found their free-agent defensive lineman. Longtime Broncos DL Derek Wolfe has agreed to a 1-year deal with the Ravens, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per source. The deal is worth $3 million fully guaranteed with another $3 million in incentives. The signing comes after the Ravens' initial deal with free-agent…

Chiefs re-signing WR Demarcus Robinson to 1-year deal

One of the top free agents still available is staying put with the Super Bowl champs. The Kansas City Chiefs are re-signing receiver Demarcus Robinson to a one-year contract, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Saturday. Robinson will earn around $2.3 million fully guaranteed, the maximum allowed to qualify for the new veteran salary benefit under…

Cobb excited by similarities between Watson, Rodgers

Randall Cobb is in a new city for the second time in a year and is tasked with learning to play with another new set of teammates. This time, it's a little different with most everyone remaining home. But Cobb still has tape to work with, and he's seeing similarities between his new quarterback and…

Cowboys sign former Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein

The Dallas Cowboys added another kicker. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Friday that former Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein is signing a three-year contract in Dallas worth a base value of $7.5 million, per sources informed of the pact. Zuerlein reunites with his former L.A. special teams coach John Fassel, who joined the Cowboys' new coaching…

Bill Belichick earns Emmy nomination for NFLN show

Bill Belichick is perhaps the greatest football coach ever, and he's also a great studio analyst. Belichick has been nominated for a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst, announced Thursday by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Belichick appeared on NFL Network's NFL 100 All-Time Team, in which the usually…

Drew Brees donating $5 million to State of Louisiana

Drew Brees is giving back to the community in a big way during the COVID-19 pandemic. The New Orleans Saints quarterback announced Thursday, he and his family will donate $5 million to help deliver meals to needy people in Louisiana. "Brittany and I are committing $5,000,000 to the State of Louisiana in 2020," Brees wrote.…

Raiders QB Marcus Mariota: This is Derek Carr’s team

Marcus Mariota is hoping to pull his best Ryan Tannehill impression, unseating a sitting starting quarterback after changing teams for the first time in his career. After signing with the Las Vegas Raiders to back up Derek Carr, Mariota is off to a good start following Tannehill's example. Last offseason, Tannehill often spoke about how…

Bruce Arians reacts to Bucs landing QB Tom Brady

Bruce Arians didn't blow smoke, as so many franchises do about quarterbacks, regarding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' plans to search the signal-caller market for a possible replacement for Jameis Winston. The straight-shooter said point-blank several times the Bucs would check behind door No. 2 or 3 to see if an upgrade on the turnover-prone quarterback…

Incentives can push Mariota-Raiders deal to $37.5M

Marcus Mariota's deal that sends him to Las Vegas has some interesting incentives that could make him a pretty penny -- if things take a drastic turn under center. Mariota signed a two-year, $17.6 million deal that includes $7.5 million in the first year as a fully guaranteed base salary, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported…

Cowboys C Travis Frederick retiring after 7 seasons

Travis Frederick is hanging it up. The Cowboys center announced via Twitter Monday he is retiring after seven years (six seasons) in the NFL. pic.twitter.com/oGeKaS5byA— Travis Frederick (@tfrederick72) March 23, 2020 "Travis Frederick, by the nature of his center position, was the core piece of what I believe to be one of the most talented…
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