Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald writes that the Dolphins interest in draft prospects raises some question regarding WR Mike Wallace‘s future in 2015 and beyond.
Jackson points out that the Dolphins have already used three of their 30 pre-draft visits on some of the top receivers in this year’s draft class.
Odell Beckham (LSU), Marqise Lee (USC), Donte Moncrief (Ole Miss...
Jason Cole of the National Football Post reports that the Cardinals are expected to pick up CB Patrick Peterson‘s fifth-year option.
Kent Somers of azcentral.com mentioned a few weeks ago that the Cardinals were to planning to exercise Peterson’s option, so this doesn’t come as much of a surprise.
The option is guaranteed for injury only, but it would run Arizona $10...
John Wawrow of the Associate Press takes a look at who is in the running for the Buffalo Bills franchise that is expected to be sold at some point in the not-too-distant future.
According to Wawrow, former Bills QB Jim Kelly him is expected to “make a bid” to purchase the team.
“Jim will be an active participant in it moving forward,” Dan Kelly, Jim’s brother...
Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Buffalo LB Khalil Mack will visit with the Lions next week.
Mack is just the latest prospect who is expected to come off the board in the top-five picks to visit with the Lions. South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney and Clemson WR Sammy Watkins have already met with Detroit, which has led to speculation that the Lions could...
Here’s a collection of reports from the weekend regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors:
Browns officials are in College Station today to work out Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel. (NFLTR)
LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr has visits scheduled with the Jets, Eagles and Dolphins for next week. (NFLTR)
Dolphins‘ GM Dennis Hickey reportedly prefers Alabama OT Cyrus...
Aaron Wilson, citing a league source, reports that Florida DL Dominique Easley is visiting with the Patriots and Cowboys next week.
Wilson adds that the Bears sent three people to Easley’s Pro Day and Rams are “very interested” in him as well.
Jeff Barlis of ESPN.com reported that 17 teams including the Texans were on hand to watch Easley’s Pro Day this week...
Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reports that the Raiders will release QB Terrelle Pryor on Monday if they are unable to trade him this weekend. Pro Football Talk reported earlier in the week that the Raiders were hoping to trade Pryor before the beginning of the offseason program on Monday. It’s not a secret that the Raiders have been looking to trade Pryor, but the timeline is...
LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr tells SiriusXM NFL Radio that he has already met with the Bills and Bengals, and has visits scheduled with the Jets, Eagles and Dolphins for next week.
Last we heard regarding Beckham Jr, the Panthers were in Baton Rouge working him and Jarvis Landry. The Steelers and 49ers reportedly also worked Beckham Jr out as well.
Lance Zierlein of the Sideline...
Dan Graziano of ESPN New York takes a look at the Giants’ looming decision regarding CB Prince Amukamara‘s fifth-year option.
According to Graziano, the Giants haven’t made a decision as of now as to whether or not they’ll pick up the team option, but does so would run them $6.898 million, according to Albert Breer.
Graziano mentions that this salary would close to...
Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos will bring in Miami QB Stephen Morris and Ole Miss WR Donte Moncrief for workouts in the near future.
It’s interesting to see that the Broncos are considering their options at these positions as they have plenty of depth at receiver and have already drafted a few young quarterbacks in Brock Osweiler and Zac Dysert. ...
A source with knowledge of the situation tells Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post that the Dolphins want to go “heavy on offense” in this year’s NFL draft and are considering their options at running back and wide receiver.
Interestingly enough, Abramson’s source mentioned that if the Dolphins were to draft a receiver, it would likely lead to Miami parting ways...
Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Dolphins’ GM Dennis Hickey prefers Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio to Notre Dame OL Zack Martin.
“Dennis has got a love for Kouandjio and he should be sitting there for them,” Abramson’s source said.
Martin has been a popular name connected to the Dolphins in recent...
Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star expects the Colts to pick up OT Anthony Castonzo‘s fifth-year option before the May 3 deadline.
The 2015 option would run the Colts $7.438 million, but this salary is only guaranteed for injury, so they could focus on a long-term extension in the time being.
The Colts had major offensive line issues when they drafted Castonzo a...
Baltimore Ravens LB Josh Bynes signed officially his exclusive tender on Friday.
Bynes, 24, signed with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Auburn back in 2011. He’s spent all three years with Baltimore and took on a larger role this past season.
Last year, he appeared in 15 games for the Ravens and totaled 45 tackles and three pass defenses.
Here’s our 2015 Fifth-Year Option Tracker for the 2011 draft class. We’ll have updates as the news is available.
The figures for each player are provided by Albert Breer.
According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Dispatch, the Rams are expected to pick up DE Robert Quinn‘s fifth-year option before the May 3 deadline.
NFL teams have already begun to pick up fifth-year options on 2011 first-round picks, and it should come as no surprise that the Rams will likely do so with Quinn.
Quinn’s option would the Rams $6.9 million for the 2015 season...
The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that OT Matt McCants has signed his exclusive rights tender.
T Matt McCants @BIGMATT_71 has signed his Exclusive Rights Tender. pic.twitter.com/DkyDa8ssle
— OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) April 18, 2014
McCants, 24, was a sixth-round pick of the Raiders back in 2012. He appeared in 13 games for Oakland last year, but was limited to playing just 266...
The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they have re-signed veteran WR Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.
The #Saints have re-signed WR Robert Meachem to a 1-year deal! #NFLFreeAgency pic.twitter.com/GP3i3vkzLr
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) April 18, 2014
Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that the Jaguars will meet with and workout Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater for a second time on Saturday.
Bridgewater has already met with the Vikings, Texans, Browns, Buccaneers and Patriots.
It has been interesting to see how the perception regarding Bridgewater has changed since the college season concluded. He was widely considered to...
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the 49ers have tabled contract talks with QB and Colin Kaepernick while police investigate the “suspicious incident” that occurred in Miami.
49ers WR Quinton Patton and Seahawks WR Ricardo Lockette were also involved in the incident, but all three players are not expected to be charged.
According to Rapoport, the two sides...
Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net reports that Colorado State C Weston Richburg “could be the surprise pick in round one.”
Pauline mentions that the center position is expected to be a weak position in this year’s draft class, which could lead to teams reaching for someone like Richburg.
According to Pauline, Richburg is being compared to Jets Pro-Bowl center Nick Mangold...
Here’s a collection of reports from Friday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams:
Boise State DE/OLB Demarcus Lawrence has several pre-visits including: Redskins Cowboys, Vikings, Steelers, 49ers, Jets and Saints. (Adam Caplan)
The Packers reportedly have Indiana WR Cody Latimer as the No. 4 receiver on their draft board. (Chris Trapasso)
Wisconsin NT Beau...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the 49ers are not expected to pick up OLB Aldon Smith‘s fifth-year option.
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported Thursday night that the 49ers have no intention of releasing Smith following the incident at Los Angeles airport that led to his recent arrest.
Rapoport mentions that a suspension for Smith is likely, but he didn’t offer...
Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys have exercised LT Tyron Smith‘s the fifth-year option.
Archer mentions that if Smith is allowed to play the 2015 season under this option it will cost the Cowboys $10 million. However, that salary is not guaranteed.
Smith, 23, is currently playing under the four-year, $12.5 million contract he signed as a rookie first-round...
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that there are no talks regarding a long-term contract between the Cincinnati Bengals and WR A.J. Green.
The Bengals are almost certain to pick up Green’s fifth-year option in the coming weeks.
Green, 25, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and can begin negotiating a long...