Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 5, 2010 @ 09:22:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | David Carr | New York Giants | Free Agency News
Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger, reports the San Francisco 49ers are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent QB David Carr (Giants) this weekend, according to a source.

QB | Chad Pennington | Miami Dolphins | Free Agency News
Continuing ongoing reports, SIRIUS NFL Radio reports it appears free-agent QB Chad Pennington (Dolphins) will re-sign with the Miami Dolphins.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Free Agent | Transaction
Updating a previous report, Panthers.com reports the Carolina Panthers have released QB Jake Delhomme.

QB | A.J. Feeley | Carolina Panthers | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the St. Louis Rams are expected to sign unrestricted free-agent QB A.J. Feeley (Panthers), according to a source.

QB | Charlie Frye | Oakland Raiders | Free Agency News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders restricted free-agent QB Charlie Frye has been given an original-round tender worth $1.226 million. The Raiders would receive a third-round pick as compensation if another team signed Frye and they refused to match the offer.

QB | Todd Collins | Free Agent | Transaction
Larry Weisman, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins QB Todd Collins, RB Marcus Mason, DE J.D. Skolnitsky and FB Eddie Williams have been released.

QB | Gibran Hamdan | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills did not tender offers to restricted free-agent OG Richie Incognito, OT Jonathan Scott, TE Joe Klopfenstein and QB Gibran Hamdan, making them unrestricted free agents.

QB | Troy Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction, Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the Carroll County Times, reports the Baltimore Ravens have assigned an original-round tender offer to restricted free-agent QB Troy Smith. The Ravens would receive a fifth-round draft choice if signed with another team.

QB | Jordan Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have tender offers to exclusive rights free-agent QB Jordan Palmer, OT Dennis Roland, OG Nate Livings, C Kyle Cook and SS Kyries Hebert.

QB | Kellen Clemens | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agency News
Eric Allen, of NewYorkJets.com, reports the New York Jets assigned an original-round tender offer to restricted free-agent QB Kellen Clemens. He was drafted in the second round but since the Jets have tendered players second-round offers, they would receive only a third-round draft choice if Clemens signed with another team.


Running Back

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agency News
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have shown interest in free-agent RB Willie Parker (Steelers).

RB | Chester Taylor | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agency News
Sean Jensen, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports free-agent RB Chester Taylor (Vikings) is expected to visit the Chicago Bears Friday, March 5, according to a league source.

RB | J.J. Arrington | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agency News
Mike Klis, of The Denver Post, reports the Denver Broncos have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free-agent RB J.J. Arrington (Broncos)

RB | Chris Jennings | Cleveland Browns | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns have tendered offers to exclusive rights free agents LB Marcus Benard, LB Blake Costanzo and RB Chris Jennings.

RB | Jerome Harrison | Cleveland Browns | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns have given second-round tenders to impending restricted free agents S Abram Elam, RB Jerome Harrison, LB D'Qwell Jackson, LB Matt Roth, LB Jason Trusnik and FB Lawrence Vickers.

RB | Marcus Mason | Free Agent | Transaction
Larry Weisman, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins QB Todd Collins, RB Marcus Mason, DE J.D. Skolnitsky and FB Eddie Williams have been released.

RB | Rock Cartwright | Free Agent | Transaction
Rick Maese, of the Washington Post, reports the Washington Redskins have released RB Rock Cartwright and CB Fred Smoot.

RB | Ladell Betts | Free Agent | Transaction
Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the Washington Redskins have released RB Ladell Betts.

RB | Darren Sproles | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, the San Diego Chargers have announced they have assigned the first-round and third-round tender offer to restricted free-agent RB Darren Sproles.

RB | Michael Bennett | Free Agent | Transaction
The San Diego Chargers have announced they have released RB Michael Bennett.

RB | Cedric Peerman | Detroit Lions | Free Agency News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions have tender offers to exclusive rights free-agent LB Zack Follett, OG Corey Hilliard, TE Jake Nordin, RB Cedric Peerman and CB DeAngelo Smith.


Fullback

FB | Leonard Weaver | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agency News
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms with restricted free-agent FB Leonard Weaver on a three-year deal worth $11 million, according to a source. The deal includes $6.5 million in guaranteed money.

FB | Lawrence Vickers | Cleveland Browns | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns have given second-round tenders to impending restricted free agents S Abram Elam, RB Jerome Harrison, LB D'Qwell Jackson, LB Matt Roth, LB Jason Trusnik and FB Lawrence Vickers.

FB | Mike Tolbert | San Diego Chargers | Free Agency News
The San Diego Chargers have announced they have tendered offers to exclusive rights free-agent LB Antwan Applewhite and FB Mike Tolbert.


Wide Receiver

WR | Brandon Lloyd | Denver Broncos | Transaction, Free Agency News
DenverBroncos.com reports the Denver Broncos have agreed in principle to re-sign unrestricted free-agent WR Brandon Lloyd and OG Russ Hochstein. Terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

WR | Mark Clayton | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Ravens gave second-round tenders to restricted free agents OG Marshal Yanda and WR Mark Clayton.

WR | Nate Burleson | Detroit Lions | Free Agency News
Updating a previous item, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports free-agent WR Nate Burleson (Seahawks) agreed to a five-year contract with the Detroit Lions. Financial terms have not been disclosed.

WR | Antonio Bryant | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Miami Dolphins are interested in free-agent WR Derrick Mason (Ravens) and free-agent WR Antonio Bryant (Buccaneers), according to a league source. However, nothing is imminent or in the works.

WR | Derrick Mason | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Miami Dolphins are interested in free-agent WR Derrick Mason (Ravens) and free-agent WR Antonio Bryant (Buccaneers), according to a league source. However, nothing is imminent or in the works.

WR | Derek Hagan | New York Giants | Free Agency News
Updating a previous item, Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants impending restricted free-agent WR Derek Hagan received a low tender worth $1.176 million. The team would receive a third-round draft pick as compensation if another team signed Hagan and the Giants refused to match.

WR | Jason Avant | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles impending restricted free agents WR Jason Avant, OG Nick Cole and LB Akeem Jordan have been given a second-round tender, according to various sources. Avant and Cole are scheduled to earn $1.759 million next year, while Jordan would get $1.684 million for the 2010 season.

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agency News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys have assigned the first-round and third-round tender offer to restricted free-agent WR Miles Austin.

WR | Sam Hurd | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agency News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys have assigned the second-round tender offers to restricted free-agent LB Stephen Bowen, WR Sam Hurd and OL Cory Procter.

WR | Antwaan Randle El | Free Agent | Transaction
SIRIUS NFL Radio reports the Washington Redskins have released OG Randy Thomas and WR Antwaan Randle El.

WR | Malcom Floyd | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agency News
The San Diego Chargers have announced they have assigned the first-round and third-round tender offer to restricted free-agent WR Malcom Floyd and OT Marcus McNeill.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agency News, Fantasy
The San Diego Chargers have announced they have assigned the first-round and third-round tender offer to restricted free-agent WR Vincent Jackson.

WR | Jerheme Urban | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com. reports the Arizona Cardinals did not tender offers to restricted free-agent WR Jerheme Urban, TE Stephen Spach, FS Justin Green, SS Hamza Abdullah and C Ben Claxton, making them unrestricted free agents.

WR | Laveranues Coles | Free Agent | Transaction
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have released WR Laveranues Coles.

WR | Ben Obomanu | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agency News
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks have assigned an original-round tender offer to restricted free-agent OT Rob Sims and WR Ben Obomanu. The Seahawks would receive a fourth-round draft choice if Sims signed with another team and a seventh-round pick if Obomanu signed elsewhere.


Tight End

TE | Kris Wilson | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agency News
John Clayton, of ESPN, reports the San Diego Chargers have re-signed free-agent TE Kris Wilson to a two-year deal worth $1.7 million, according to a source.

TE | Brandon Manumaleuna | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agency News
Jeff Dickerson, of ESPNChicago.com, reports the Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent TE Brandon Manumaleuna (Chargers) on a five-year deal, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

TE | Joe Klopfenstein | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills did not tender offers to restricted free-agent OG Richie Incognito, OT Jonathan Scott, TE Joe Klopfenstein and QB Gibran Hamdan, making them unrestricted free agents.

TE | Derek Schouman | Buffalo Bills | Free Agency News
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills have tendered offers to restricted free-agent CB Ashton Youboty and TE Derek Schouman. It is known which tender level the two players received.

TE | Chris Baker | Free Agent | Transaction
Mike Reiss, of ESPNBoston.com, reports the New England Patriots have released TE Chris Baker.

TE | Stephen Spach | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com. reports the Arizona Cardinals did not tender offers to restricted free-agent WR Jerheme Urban, TE Stephen Spach, FS Justin Green, SS Hamza Abdullah and C Ben Claxton, making them unrestricted free agents.

TE | John Paul Foschi | Free Agent | Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have not tendered offers to restricted free-agent TE Daniel Coats, TE John Paul Foschi and DT Shaun Smith, making them unrestricted free agents.

TE | Daniel Coats | Free Agent | Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have not tendered offers to restricted free-agent TE Daniel Coats, TE John Paul Foschi and DT Shaun Smith, making them unrestricted free agents.


Place Kicker

PK | Shaun Suisham | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys did not tender an offer to restricted free-agent PK Shaun Suisham, making him an unrestricted free agent.

PK | Stephen Gostkowski | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agency News
Patriots.com reports the New England Patriots have assigned the second-round tender offer to restricted free-agent PK Stephen Gostkowski.


Offensive Guard

OG | Russ Hochstein | Denver Broncos | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports the Denver Broncos have agreed on a two-year deal with unrestricted free-agent OG Russ Hochstein (Broncos), according to a source. The deal could worth as much as $3.5 million if he wins a starting job.

OG | Stephen Neal | New England Patriots | Free Agency News
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Texans could show interest in unrestricted free-agent OG Stephen Neal.

OG | Chester Pitts | Houston Texans | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Houston Texans are showing interest in free-agent OG Chester Pitts (Texans).

OG | Daryn Colledge | Green Bay Packers | Free Agency News
Jason Cole, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Green Bay Packers restricted free-agent OG Daryn Colledge may receive interest from another team, according to multiple league sources. Colledge was given a second-round tender from the team.

OG | Rex Hadnot | Cleveland Browns | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports free-agent OL Rex Hadnot (Browns) will visit the Denver Broncos Friday, March 5, according to a league source.

OG | Max Jean-Gilles | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have given a low tender to impending restricted free-agent OG Max Jean-Gilles. The team would receive a fourth-round draft pick as compensation should another team sign him and the Eagles refuse to match the offer.

OG | Kevin Boothe | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agency News
Updating a previous item, Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants impending restricted free-agent OL Kevin Boothe received a low tender worth $1.176 million. The team would receive a sixth-round draft pick as compensation if another team signed Boothe and the Giants refused to match.

OG | Richie Incognito | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills did not tender offers to restricted free-agent OG Richie Incognito, OT Jonathan Scott, TE Joe Klopfenstein and QB Gibran Hamdan, making them unrestricted free agents.

OG | Jamar Nesbit | Free Agent | Transaction
Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the New Orleans Saints have released OG Jamar Nesbit, DE Charles Grant and LB Mark Simoneau.

OG | Randy Thomas | Free Agent | Transaction
SIRIUS NFL Radio reports the Washington Redskins have released OG Randy Thomas and WR Antwaan Randle El.

OG | Kynan Forney | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction, Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed DT Atiyyah Ellison and OG Kynan Forney. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Ellison was scheduled to be a restricted free agent and Forney was scheduled to be an unrestricted free-agent.

OG | Rob Sims | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agency News
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks have assigned an original-round tender offer to restricted free-agent OT Rob Sims and WR Ben Obomanu. The Seahawks would receive a fourth-round draft choice if Sims signed with another team and a seventh-round pick if Obomanu signed elsewhere.

OG | Kyle Cook | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have tender offers to exclusive rights free-agent QB Jordan Palmer, OT Dennis Roland, OG Nate Livings, C Kyle Cook and SS Kyries Hebert.

OG | Evan Mathis | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have assigned original-round tender offers to restricted free-agent LB Abdul Hodge, LB Rashad Jeanty, CB David Jones, OG Evan Mathis and DE Frostee Rucker.

OG | Logan Mankins | New England Patriots | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the New England Patriots have assigned the first-round and third-round tender offer to restricted free-agent OG Logan Mankins.

OG | Daniel Loper | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agency News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions have assigned the lowest tender offers to restricted free-agent CB Kevin Hobbs and OL Daniel Loper.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Tony Pashos | San Francisco 49ers | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Washington Redskins will meet with unrestricted free-agent OT Tony Pashos (49ers), according to a source.

OT | Adam Terry | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Adam Caplan, of Scout.com, reports Baltimore Ravens OT Adam Terry was not tendered an offer, according to a league source. Terry is now an unrestricted free agent.

OT | Chad Clifton | Green Bay Packers | Free Agency News
Jason Cole, of Yahoo! Sports, reports the Green Bay Packers have offered free-agent OT Chad Clifton (Packers) approximately $5 million a year. Clifton is hoping for somewhere closer to $7 million per season with at least $20 million in the first three years of any deal.

OT | Pat McQuistan | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agency News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys have assigned original-round tender offers to restricted free-agent OL Pat McQuistan, DL Junior Siavii, DL Marcus Spears and FS Pat Watkins.

OT | Marcus McNeill | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agency News
The San Diego Chargers have announced they have assigned the first-round and third-round tender offer to restricted free-agent WR Malcom Floyd and OT Marcus McNeill.

OT | Ryan O'Callaghan | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have assigned a second-round tender offer to restricted free-agent OG Ryan O'Callaghan. The offer would be a one-year deal worth $1.759 million.

OT | Brandon Frye | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks did not tender offers to restricted free-agent OT Brandon Frye and LB Lance Laury, making them unrestricted free agents.

OT | Nate Livings | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have tender offers to exclusive rights free-agent QB Jordan Palmer, OT Dennis Roland, OG Nate Livings, C Kyle Cook and SS Kyries Hebert.


Offensive Line

OL | Marshal Yanda | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Ravens gave second-round tenders to restricted free agents OG Marshal Yanda and WR Mark Clayton.

OL | Jonathan Scott | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills did not tender offers to restricted free-agent OG Richie Incognito, OT Jonathan Scott, TE Joe Klopfenstein and QB Gibran Hamdan, making them unrestricted free agents.

OL | Cory Procter | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agency News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys have assigned the second-round tender offers to restricted free-agent LB Stephen Bowen, WR Sam Hurd and OL Cory Procter.


Defensive Line

DL | Julius Peppers | Carolina Panthers | Free Agency News
According to SIRIUS NFL Radio, it appears a deal between the Chicago Bears and free-agent DE Julius Peppers (Panthers) is close to being completed.

DL | Kyle Vanden Bosch | Detroit Lions | Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Detroit Lions have agreed on a four-year deal worth $26 million with free-agent DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (Titans).

DL | Lorenzo Alexander | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agency News
Alex Marvez, of FOXSports.com, reports the Washington Redskins have agreed to terms with restricted free-agent LB Lorenzo Alexander on a three-year deal, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

DL | Ma'ake Kemoeatu | Free Agent | Transaction
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Carolina Panthers have released DT Ma'ake Kemoeatu.

DL | Dwan Edwards | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Denver Broncos are trying to set up a visit with free-agent DL Dwan Edwards (Ravens), according to a source.

DL | Justin Bannan | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Denver Broncos have set up a visit with free-agent DT Justin Bannan (Ravens), according to a league source.

DL | Jason Babin | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Washington Redskins, Jacksonville Jaguars and Denver Broncos are showing strong interest in free-agent DE Jason Babin (Eagles).

DL | Corey Williams | Cleveland Browns | Draft Information
Chris Mortensen, of ESPN.com, reports the Cleveland Browns will trade DT Corey Williams to the Detroit Lions for a low draft pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, according to sources. Williams is scheduled to take a physical Friday, March 5, to finalize the deal.

DL | Damione Lewis | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill Herald, reports free-agent DT Damione Lewis (Panthers) said the Carolina Panthers did not bring up the possibility of bringing him back at a reduced rate after releasing him Thursday, March 4. Lewis is planning to look elsewhere to play next year. Lewis said, "I feel like I played well enough last year, that I should be able to find something. I mean, I may have to take a one-year deal just to get me to the lockout, but I should be able to find something."

DL | Anthony Montgomery | Washington Redskins | Free Agency News
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports the Washington Redskins have used a low tender on impending restricted free-agent DT Anthony Montgomery. The team has right of first refusal, and they would receive a fifth-round draft pick as compensation should they decide not to match an offer from another team.

DL | Marcus Spears | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agency News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys have assigned original-round tender offers to restricted free-agent OL Pat McQuistan, DL Junior Siavii, DL Marcus Spears and FS Pat Watkins.

DL | Jason Hatcher | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agency News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys have assigned second-round tender offers to restricted free-agent DT Jason Hatcher and SS Gerald Sensabaugh.

DL | Charles Grant | Free Agent | Transaction
Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the New Orleans Saints have released OG Jamar Nesbit, DE Charles Grant and LB Mark Simoneau.

DL | Jamal Williams | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports the San Diego Chargers could re-sign unrestricted free-agent DT Jamal Williams.

DL | Cornelius Griffin | Free Agent | Transaction
Rick Maese, of the Washington Post, reports the Washington Redskins have released DT Cornelius Griffin.

DL | Darryl Tapp | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agency News
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks have assigned an original-round tender offer to restricted free-agent DL Darryl Tapp. The Seahawks would receive a second-round draft choice if he signed with another team.

DL | Frostee Rucker | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have assigned original-round tender offers to restricted free-agent LB Abdul Hodge, LB Rashad Jeanty, CB David Jones, OG Evan Mathis and DE Frostee Rucker.

DL | Shaun Smith | Free Agent | Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have not tendered offers to restricted free-agent TE Daniel Coats, TE John Paul Foschi and DT Shaun Smith, making them unrestricted free agents.


Linebacker

LB | Aaron Kampman | Green Bay Packers | Free Agency News
Brad Biggs, of the National Football Post, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have strong interest in unrestricted free-agent DE Aaron Kampman and have made him their top priority in free agency, according to a source.

LB | Na'il Diggs | Free Agent | Transaction
Panthers.com reports the Carolina Panthers have released LBs Na'il Diggs and Landon Johnson.

LB | Landon Johnson | Free Agent | Transaction
Panthers.com reports the Carolina Panthers have released LBs Na'il Diggs and Landon Johnson.

LB | Gary Brackett | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Indianapolis Colts have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent LB Gary Brackett (Colts) on a five-year deal, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

LB | Karlos Dansby | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agency News
Rick Maese and Jason Reid, of The Washington Post, reports free-agent LB Karlos Dansby (Cardinals) said he would have interest in playing for the Washington Redskins. Dansby said, "But Washington is definitely a place I'm looking at. My gate is wide open right now. I'm going to take every visit. I'm going in to every team to see what type of the piece of the puzzle will I be."

LB | Matt Roth | Cleveland Browns | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns have given second-round tenders to impending restricted free agents S Abram Elam, RB Jerome Harrison, LB D'Qwell Jackson, LB Matt Roth, LB Jason Trusnik and FB Lawrence Vickers.

LB | D'Qwell Jackson | Cleveland Browns | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns have given second-round tenders to impending restricted free agents S Abram Elam, RB Jerome Harrison, LB D'Qwell Jackson, LB Matt Roth, LB Jason Trusnik and FB Lawrence Vickers.

LB | Omar Gaither | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have given a low tender to impending restricted free-agent LB Omar Gaither. The team would receive a fifth-round draft pick as compensation should another team sign him and the Eagles refuse to match the offer.

LB | Chris Gocong | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have given a low tender to impending restricted free-agent LB Chris Gocong. The team would receive a third-round draft pick as compensation should another team sign him and the Eagles refuse to match the offer.

LB | Akeem Jordan | Philadelphia Eagles | Free Agency News
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles impending restricted free agents WR Jason Avant, OG Nick Cole and LB Akeem Jordan have been given a second-round tender, according to various sources. Avant and Cole are scheduled to earn $1.759 million next year, while Jordan would get $1.684 million for the 2010 season.

LB | Keith Ellison | Buffalo Bills | Transaction, Free Agency News
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills have assigned an original-round tender offer to restricted free-agent LB Keith Ellison. The Bills would receive a sixth-round draft choice if he signed with another team.

LB | Mark Simoneau | Free Agent | Transaction
Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the New Orleans Saints have released OG Jamar Nesbit, DE Charles Grant and LB Mark Simoneau.

LB | Matt Wilhelm | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers have re-signed LB Matt Wilhelm to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed. He was scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Free Agency News
The San Diego Chargers have announced they have assigned the first-round and third-round tender offer to restricted free-agent LB Shawne Merriman.

LB | DeMeco Ryans | Houston Texans | Free Agency News, Fantasy
Houston Texans restricted free-agent LB DeMeco Ryans, during an interview on SIRIUS NFL Radio, said he wants to remain with the Texans. The Texans placed a high tender on him, meaning they would receive first- and third-round draft picks as compensation if the Texans refused to match an offer sheet to him.

LB | Mike Vrabel | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction
KCChiefs.com reports the Kansas City Chiefs have signed LB Mike Vrabel to a contract extension. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

LB | Derrick Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have assigned a first-round tender offer to restricted free-agent LB Derrick Johnson. The offer would be a one-year deal worth $2.621 million.

LB | David Hawthorne | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agency News
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks tendered an offer to exclusive rights free-agent LB David Hawthorne.

LB | Brandon Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agency News
Updating a previous report, The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have assigned a second-round tender offer to restricted free-agent LB Brandon Johnson.

LB | Rashad Jeanty | Cincinnati Bengals | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have assigned original-round tender offers to restricted free-agent LB Abdul Hodge, LB Rashad Jeanty, CB David Jones, OG Evan Mathis and DE Frostee Rucker.


Cornerback

CB | Leigh Bodden | New England Patriots | Free Agency News
John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Texans are expected to show interest in unrestricted free-agent CB Leigh Bodden (Patriots).

CB | Dunta Robinson | Houston Texans | Free Agency News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports the Atlanta Falcons could be close to finalizing a deal with free-agent CB Dunta Robinson (Texans).

CB | Antonio Cromartie | San Diego Chargers | Transaction, Draft Information
Updating a previous item, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the San Diego Chargers have traded CB Antonio Cromartie to the New York Jets. The Chargers will get a third-round draft pick in the 2011 NFL Draft that could turn into a second-round draft pick based on Cromartie's playing time and the Jets' performance.

CB | Ashton Youboty | Buffalo Bills | Free Agency News
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills have tendered offers to restricted free-agent CB Ashton Youboty and TE Derek Schouman. It is known which tender level the two players received.

CB | Marlin Jackson | Free Agent | Free Agency News
ESPN.com reports the Indianapolis Colts did not tender an offer to restricted free-agent CB Marlin Jackson, a team source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Jackson will now become an unrestricted free agent.

CB | Phillip Buchanon | Free Agent | Transaction
ESPN.com reports the Detroit Lions have released CB Phillip Buchanon, sources have told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

CB | Tim Jennings | Free Agent | Free Agency News
The Associated Press reports the Indianapolis Colts did not tender offers to restricted free-agent CB Tim Jennings and SS Aaron Francisco, making them unrestricted free agents.

CB | Fred Smoot | Washington Redskins | Transaction
Rick Maese, of the Washington Post, reports the Washington Redskins have released RB Rock Cartwright and CB Fred Smoot.

CB | Torrie Cox | Free Agent | Transaction
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released CB Torrie Cox, P Josh Bidwell and P Dirk Johnson.

CB | Lito Sheppard | Free Agent | Transaction
Updating a previous report, Jason La Canfora, of the NFL Network, reports the New York Jets have released CB Lito Sheppard, according to a source.

CB | Michael Adams | Arizona Cardinals | Free Agency News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com. reports the Arizona Cardinals have tender offers to exclusive rights free-agent CB Michael Adams, FB Nehemiah Broughton and DE Jeremy Clark.

CB | Brian Williams | Atlanta Falcons | Transaction, Free Agency News
Alex Marvez, of FOXSports.com, reports the Atlanta Falcons have re-signed CB Brian Williams to a one-year contract, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed. Williams was scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.


Strong Safety

SS | Dawan Landry | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agency News
Joe Fortenbaugh, of the National Football Post, reports the Seattle Seahawks is scheduled to meet with Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent SS Dawan Landry, according to a source.

SS | Brodney Pool | Cleveland Browns | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns have not tendered offers to S Brodney Pool and TE Greg Estandia. Both will become unrestricted free agents.

SS | Abram Elam | Cleveland Browns | Free Agency News
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports the Cleveland Browns have given second-round tenders to impending restricted free agents S Abram Elam, RB Jerome Harrison, LB D'Qwell Jackson, LB Matt Roth, LB Jason Trusnik and FB Lawrence Vickers.

SS | Gerald Sensabaugh | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction, Free Agency News
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys have assigned second-round tender offers to restricted free-agent DT Jason Hatcher and SS Gerald Sensabaugh.


Free Safety

FS | Ryan Clark | Pittsburgh Steelers | Free Agency News
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports the Minnesota Vikings are believed to be interested in unrestricted free-agent FS Ryan Clark (Steelers), according to a source.

FS | Antrel Rolle | Free Agent | Free Agency News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports free-agent FS Antrel Rolle (Cardinals) is expected to visit the New York Giants Friday, March 5.

FS | Jarrad Page | Kansas City Chiefs | Transaction, Free Agency News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports the Kansas City Chiefs have assigned second-round tender offers to restricted free-agent FS Jarrad Page and C Rudy Niswanger.

FS | Oshiomogho Atogwe | St. Louis Rams | Free Agency News
Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the Chicago Bears are believed to be interested in St. Louis Rams restricted free-agent FS Oshiomogho Atogwe.

FS | Eric Smith | New York Jets | Transaction, Free Agency News
Eric Allen, of NewYorkJets.com, reports the New York Jets assigned original-round tender offers to restricted free-agent FS Eric Smith, OT Wayne Hunter, CB Drew Coleman and SS James Ihedigbo. The Jets would receive third-round draft choices if Smith and Hunter signed with another teams, while they would receive a sixth-round draft choice if Coleman left.

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