Found March 12, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, both the Buccaneers and Browns are interested in trading for Patriots back up quarterback Ryan Mallett. The Browns and Buccaneers have expressed interest to the Patriots in trading for quarterback Ryan Mallett, but a deal seems unlikely at this point, according to a source. The CBA doesn’t allow players to restructure their contracts until after their third season if they were drafted in 2011 or later, and that has tempered teams’ interest in acquiring Mallett. Of course, Mallett would be under a team’s control through 2014 for affordable money, but a new team would prefer to have some long-term security if they’re going to invest in a potential starting quarterback. It’s unknown what type of compensation has been discussed. Mallett was drafted in the third round in 2011, so it would make sense for the Patriots to covet a similar pick, if not something with more value. It seems unlikely that Mallett will be traded any time soon.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = ''+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();

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Wes Welker has agreed to terms with Denver Broncos. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2013
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