With the amazing start to the week of free agency, here are some 1st round mock draft updates.
What a way to start the new year of the NFL!
Free Agency started with a bang with over a billion dollars signed in the first 48 hours and most of the big names taken off the board right away. The question now is how will the draft shake out? Here is a comparison between Matt Miller...
Free agent receiver James Jones has caught passes from Aaron Rodgers for six years, and if the Carolina Panthers are listening (and intrested), he'll be catching balls from Cam Newton in 2014.
The Panthers just lost top WRs Steve Smith (Baltimore) and Brandon LaFell (New England) in free agency, and they are in great need of receivers.
The 29-year-old made his intentions...
According to a source, former New York Giants receiver Mario Manningham is set to meet with his old team, reports Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
The 27-year-old is held in pretty high regard around the New York area after making an unbelievable catch to help the Giants defeat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.
Manningham left for the San Francisco 49ers during free...
About-to-be former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen waited for the dust to settle as free agency began last week, making his first visit to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. With no apparent agreement with the Super Bowl Champions, up next is a visit with the Dallas Cowboys, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Allen is being reportedly picky in where he plays...
New Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is adamant that he didn't blow off the Kansas City Chiefs for the opportunity to work with Peyton Manning, insisting that there was "no handshake" on a proposed deal with the Kansas City Chiefs prior to signing, and assumingly shaking hands with the Broncos on a 3-year deal Saturday.
Sanders' agent, as it turns...
Denver Broncos Executive V.P. / GM John Elway was all smiles after pulling off yet another big signing, agreeing with former Pitsburgh Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders.
Elway, dressed in his country club attire, had a brief press conference to announce the 3-year deal with Sanders amid reports that the 27-year-old already had a verbal agreement with the Chiefs.
“I’m going to...
According to Brent Sobleski of USA Today Sports, Denver Broncos free agent CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie could be heading to Cleveland for a visit. The Browns have extended an invitation for the cornerback to meet with the club. Rodgers-Cromartie is the top available cover man in free agency and after a trip to the New York Giants that didn't produce a deal, the Cleveland...
According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, LB Rob Jackson is scheduled to visit with the Oakland Raiders this week. Jackson is one of the best available pass rushers left in the free-agent market. He started 14 games for an injured Brian Orakpo in 2012 and played well racking up 4.5 sacks.
According to Chris Wessling of NFL.com, Chicago Bears free agent defensive tackle Henry Melton left Seattle without a deal and is scheduled to visit the Dallas Cowboys on Monday. A premier defensive player in 2012, Melton missed the majority of the 2013 season with an ACL injury, however, he is still considered one of the top defensive free agents available.
According to Scott Sunde of Seattlepi.com, the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers free agent TE Jermichael Finley are close to a deal pending a physical.
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer believes the team has upgraded the defense with the signings of NT Linval Joseph, CB's Captain Munnerlyn and Derek Cox, and the re-signing of DE Everson Griffen has given the unit a solid foundation to build from.
Going into the new league year, the Pittsburgh Steelers had one of two roads to travel and so far they have chosen the right path. General manager Kevin Colbert elected to find a good balance of holding on and letting go, thus giving the team a successful week one of free agency.
According to Bill Williamson of ESPN, the San Francisco 49ers' search for pass catchers continue to dwindle after WR Julian Edelman re-signed with the New England Patriots. WR Emmanuel Sanders was another option, but he signed with the Denver Broncos.
According to Ryan Wilson of CBS Sports, the Oakland Raiders are expected to target Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub, New York Jets QB Sanchez, and Minnesota Viking free agent Josh Freeman.
Newly acquired DE/LB Julius Peppers is anxious to show the Green Bay Packers organization and fans that he's still has some gas left in the tank.
New Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell signed a five-year contract with the club when free agency began this week and he's ready to get to work. Mitchell says joining the team has been a revelation, that the organization and fans have shown how big Steelers football is.
According to Chris Tomasson of TwinCities.com, LB Chad Greenway and FB Jerome Felton both have reworked their contracts. Greenway is coming off his worst season, however, he has been a solid player throughout his career. Felton is an excellent lead blocker and and integral piece in the running game.
According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, tight end Zach Miller has agreed to restructure his contract keeping him with the team through the 2015 season.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Broncos have reached a deal with Steelers free agent WR Emmanuel Sanders. Sanders was a solid starter opposite top target Antonio Brown in Pittsburgh and was one of the top wideouts on the market.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Broncos are expected to reach a deal with Steelers free agent WR Emmanuel Sanders.
Sanders was a solid starter opposite top target Antonio Brown in Pittsburgh and one of the top wideouts on the market.
In Denver, Sanders would be expected to replace the production lost when Eric Decker signed the Jets.
Sanders caught 67 passes for 740...
According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Giants have agreed to terms with former Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond to a one-year deal.
According to Tom Curran of CSN New England, the Patriots have agreed to terms with WR Brandon LaFell on a three-year deal. LaFell enters his fifth NFL season after playing the last four with the Carolina Panthers.
Apparently meeting with the San Francisco 49ers gave free agent receiver Julian Edelman reason to go back to New England and get a deal done.
Edelman left the Bay Area without a deal, and in about a day's time, he was agreeing on a contract to return to the familiar confines of Tom Brady and the Patriots, reports Kevin Patra of NFL.com.
Details of the contract haven&...
After spurning the Patriots' original offer, receiver Julian Edelman started his free agent tour this week to gauge his value on the open market.
But now it seems a deal might be in the works to keep QB Tom Brady's newly minted favorite target in Foxborough for the foreseeable future.
The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport cites a source close to the team that both sides...
The San Francisco 49ers looked to the open market to ease the departures of cornerbacks Carlos Rodgers and Tarell Brown, signing former Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook to a one-year deal, reports Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee. The low-risk signing is seen as a plus for the 49ers, who'll add him to the mix with Eric Wright, Tramaine Brock and Dax Swanson, who'll compete...