It’s been an intense week in the NFL’s free agency market, with deals like yesterday’s Tyreek Hill’s four-year, $120 million contract extension ($72.2 million guaranteed). Hopefully today we will see more moves like this in what certainly has quickly become one of the strangest and most fascinating free agency periods of NFL history.
20:00 CST: Proposed changes to regulations
Three rule change proposals for the 2022 season will be considered by the NFL Competition Committee and clubs must vote to reach a consensus.
19:00 CST: Baker Mayfield could move on
According to a report from Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot, the Seahawks would be interested in acquiring Mayfield, however, only if he is available for the right price, and that price could not be a first-round draft pick, so the Browns have apparently lowered their ambitions, and according to reports, they are urged to move soon, so Seattle is rubbing their hands together. Check here
18:00 CST: The Las Vegas Raiders signed free agent Jayon Brown
After spending the past five seasons with the Tennessee Titans (2017-21), who originally selected him in the fifth round (155th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft, Brown will look to shine in Sin City.
The linebacker has played in 66 games with 39 starts, recording 382 tackles, 9.5 sacks, four interceptions with one returned for a touchdown, 28 passes defended, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
16:00 CST: Eagles bring back DE Derek Barnett on two-year deal
The Philadephia Eagles just agreed with DE Derek Barnett to a 2-year deal. Barnett will now play as a complementary piece in a good defensive line rotation that feature Haason Reddick and a potential first round pick.
15:32 CST: Chiefs are signing former Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling to a three-year deal worth up to $36M
According to a report by Adam Scheiffer, Marquez Valdes-Scantling is signing a three-year deal worth at least $30 million and up to $36 million deal with the Kansas City Chiefs.
12:58 CST Bills Re-Signing RB Taiwan Jones
The Buffalo Bills are re-signing Taiwan Jones, according to his agent
Doug Hendrickson. He played a total of 17 games with the Bills during the 2021 season.
12:10 CST: Texans Sign CB Isaac Yiadom
The Texans signed veteran cornerback Isaac Yiadom, according to a league source. Yiadom played for the Green Bay Packers last season. He’s a former Denver Broncos third-round draft pick.
10:53 CST: Dolphins Cut OL Jesse Davis & WR Allen Hurns
The Miami Dolphins today announced that they have released guard/tackle Jesse Davis and wide receiver Allen Hurns for failing the physical.
Davis has played in 80 NFL games with 72 starts, all for the Dolphins. Hurns has played in 82 career games with 56 starts, totaling 241 career receptions for 3,380 yards (14.0 avg.) and 25 touchdowns.
10:12 CST: 49ers Signing DE Kerry Hyder To One-Year, $1.5M Deal
The San Francisco 49ers are bringing back defensive end Kerry Hyder on a one-year deal, per Aaron Wilson of Pro Football Network. The contract is worth $1.5 million with $750,000 guaranteed and $750,000 in sack incentives.
09:47 CST: Seahawks Signing LB Joel Iyiegbuniwe
According to a report by Mike Dugar at the Athletic, the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with former Bears linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe.
09:17 CST: Cornelius Lucas is re-signing with the #Commanders on a 2-year, $8.2M contract
Tackle Cornelius Lucas is re-signing with the Washington Commanders on a two-year, $8.2 million deal, according to agent Dan Saffron. Lucas has played for the Commanders for the last two seasons. He’s appeared in 29 games with 15 starts for Washington.