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Free Agency Roundup - Thursday

The number of transactions decreased on Thursday as the market thinned out. Several important moves were still made on the second day of 2016 free agency.


Baltimore Ravens - Offensive guard Vladamir Ducasse visited the Ravens, no terms have been reached.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Reportedly interested in safety Eric Weddle and defensive lineman Jason Jones.

Cincinnati Bengals - Lost wide receiver Mohammed Sanu and linebacker Emmanuel Lamur.  Reportedly moving on from safety Reggie Nelson.

Cleveland Browns - Trying to find some trade value for quarterback Johnny Manziel.  No signings, no visits. Thinking about moving the franchise to St. Louis?


New England Patriots - Preparing an offer sheet for wide receiver Chris Hogan. Hosted tight end Clay Harbor, running backs James Starks and Benny Cunningham.

New York Jets - Resigned running back Bilal Powell and added running back Khiry Robinson to replace Chris Ivory. Planning to meet with wide receiver Rod Streater.  Reported to be far apart on a contract for quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Buffalo Bills - Reportedly considering an offer for cornerback Antonio Cromartie.

Miami Dolphins - Signed restricted free agent running back C.J. Anderson to a 4-year $18 million offer sheet as a possible replacement for Lamar Miller.  The Broncos must match the deal or receive zero compensation since they gave the undrafted Anderson the low tender.  Also came to terms with offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod.


Houston Texans - Signed center Tony Bergstrom.

Indianapolis Colts - Experiencing difficulty during negotiations with linebacker Jerrell Freeman.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Scheduled a visit with former Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara and defensive end Robert Ayers.

Tennessee Titans - Signed former Dolphins wideout Rishard Matthews to a 3-year $15 million contract. Will meet with former Broncos guard Louis Vasquez and former Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson.


Denver Broncos - Apparently negotiating a trade for quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Kansas City Chiefs - Resigned linebacker Frank Zombo. Meeting with wideout Jeremy Kerley.

Oakland Raiders - Continued towards building a playoff caliber roster with the addition of former Chiefs corner Sean Smith to a 4-year $40 millions contract.  Also very interested in safety Eric Weddle.

San Diego Chargers - Staying patient after signing Benjamin, Mebane and Lowery at the opening of free agency.


Green Bay Packers - Resigned outside linebacker Nick Perry to a 1-year, $5 million deal.

Minnesota Vikings - Signed former Bengals linebacker Emmanuel Lamur. Met with former Bengals offensive tackle Andre Smith.

Chicago Bears - Hosted tight end Jermaine Gresham on a visit. Slated to visit with former Patriots defensive lineman Akeem Hicks.

Detroit Lions - Resigned linebacker Tahir Whitehead and added special team ace Johnson Bademosi. Hosting safety Rafael Bush on a visit.


New York Giants - Agreed to terms with former Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson. Will meet with former Seahawks offensive tackle Russell Okung.

Washington Redskins - Received a visit from veteran tight end Vernon Davis and plan to meet with defensive tackle Andre Branch.

Dallas Cowboys - Signed former Eagles defensive end Cedric Thornton to a 4-year $15 million deal.

Philadelphia Eagles - Received the #8 pick from the Dolphins for cornerback Byron Maxwell and the #13 pick.


Carolina Panthers - Gave center Gino Gradkowski a 3 year contract.

Atlanta Falcons - Signed former Bengals wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to a 5-year $32.5 million contract. Met With former Rams defensive end Chris Long.  Consummated a reunion with linebacker Sean Weatherspoon.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Received a visit from former Giants defensive end Robert Ayers.  Interested in tackle Andre Smith.

New Orleans Saints - Resigned quarterback Luke McCown.


Seattle Seahawks - Brought back wide receiver Jermaine Kearse on a 3-year $13.5 million contract and cornerback Jeremy Lane for 4 years at $23 million.

Arizona Cardinals - Signed safety Tyvon Branch.  Interested in Prince Amukamara.

Los Angeles Rams - Quiet day with Robert Griffin III offering his services to them as the biggest news.

San Francisco 49ers - Trying to leverage Kaepernick's trade value between Denver and Cleveland.