1. Geno Smith Talks Possible Return to Jets, Says Being a Backup QB Is Not His Goal

    Geno Smith has not given up on trying to be a starting quarterback in the NFL . The 26-year-old discussed his future in an interview with Ian Rapoport of NFL Network Monday as he approaches free agency for the first time...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 4,133 reads 0 comments

  2. Antonio Brown, Steelers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    Antonio Brown isn't leaving the Pittsburgh Steelers anytime soon. The team announced Monday that he signed a five-year contract, which ESPN's Adam Schefter noted will make him the highest-paid receiver in the league...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 99,358 reads 0 comments

  3. Jason Pierre-Paul Reportedly Franchise-Tagged by Giants

    The New York Giants reportedly utilized the franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul , Pro Football Talk reported Monday. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo confirmed the report...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 16,329 reads 0 comments

  4. Le'Veon Bell Franchise Tagged by Steelers: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

    After averaging a career-high 105.7 rushing yards in 2016, Le'Veon Bell cashed in this offseason, but he may have to wait at least a year to collect the long-term extension he likely desires...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 19,178 reads 0 comments

  5. Kawann Short Franchise Tagged by Panthers

    Defensive tackle Kawann Short was a critical interior presence for the Carolina Panthers on the way to the Super Bowl during the 2015 season and turned in a solid campaign in 2016...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 3,740 reads 0 comments

  6. Chandler Jones Franchise Tagged by Cardinals

    The Arizona Cardinals surrendered a second-round pick in last year's draft for Chandler Jones . So it only makes sense they would do everything in their power to keep him around long term...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 5,507 reads 0 comments

  7. NFL1000: Free-Agency Rankings for the 2017 RB Market

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's NFL1000 free-agency preview, a series where we'll use the power of the 17-man NFL1000 scouting department to bring you in-depth analysis of every NFL free agent this offseason...

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  8. NFL Franchise Tag 2017: Latest News, Rumors on Players Eligible to Be Tagged

    The NFL 's franchise tag is one of the more polarizing commodities in sports. Teams use the tag to restrict a potential free agent's mobility on the market. Some players dislike the tag, wanting to test the waters...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 7 months ago 2,550 reads 0 comments

  9. How New GM John Lynch Can Get the 49ers Back on Track in 2017 Free Agency

    Just call new San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch Hercules. At least the 45-year-old appears to like his tasks Herculean. For his first-ever front-office gig...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 17,396 reads 0 comments

  10. Vikings Reportedly Will Meet with Agents of Adrian Peterson, Terence Newman

    On Friday, Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reported the agents for running back Adrian Peterson and defensive back Terence Newman will meet with the Minnesota Vikings "to assess what the two sides will do going forward...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 10,830 reads 0 comments

  11. NFL1000: Free-Agency Rankings for the 2017 4-3 OLB Market

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's NFL1000 free-agency preview, a series where we'll use the power of the 17-man NFL1000 scouting department to bring you in-depth analysis of every NFL free agent this offseason...

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  12. Alterraun Verner Released by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released cornerback Alterraun Verner after three years with the organization, the team announced Thursday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network first reported the news...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 27,887 reads 0 comments

  13. Russell Okung's Broncos Contract Option Won't Be Picked Up, Will Be Free Agent

    Offensive tackle Russell Okung 's tenure with the Denver Broncos was short-lived, as the seven-year veteran will not have his contract option for 2017 picked up...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 12,384 reads 0 comments

  14. 2017 NFL Free Agents: The Most Overlooked Players on the Market

    Kevin Carter was just a name—solid depth but not anyone my Buccaneers teammates were doing cartwheels over when he arrived from Tennessee. Then training camp happened...

    Chris Simms Written by Chris Simms about 7 months ago 141,180 reads 0 comments

  15. NFL1000: Free-Agency Rankings for the 2017 3-4 OLB Market

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's NFL1000 free-agency preview, a series where we'll use the power of the 17-man NFL1000 scouting department to bring you in-depth analysis of every NFL free agent this offseason...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by NFL1000 Scouts about 7 months ago 48,936 reads 0 comments

  16. Best and Worst Moves New England Patriots Can Make This Offseason

    Even while the New England Patriots are still celebrating their memorable comeback win in Super Bowl LI, the team is busy preparing for the race to ring six...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 7 months ago 23,632 reads 0 comments

  17. NFL1000: Free-Agency Rankings for the 2017 DT Market

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's NFL1000 free-agency preview, a series where we'll use the power of the 17-man NFL1000 scouting department to bring you in-depth analysis of every NFL free agent this offseason...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by NFL1000 Scouts about 7 months ago 87,954 reads 0 comments

  18. Best and Worst Moves Dallas Cowboys Can Make This Offseason

    With the start of the NFL offseason just days away, the Dallas Cowboys have a number of things they will need to address...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Marcus Mosher about 7 months ago 17,831 reads 0 comments

  19. Martellus Bennett Reportedly to Test Free Agency, Patriots Exit Possible

    Martellus Bennett played a key role for the New England Patriots during Rob Gronkowski 's injury-riddled 2016 season, and he's reportedly primed to hit the open market following a prosperous stint with the defending Super Bowl champions...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 26,448 reads 0 comments

  20. NFL1000: Free-Agency Rankings for the 2017 4-3 DE Market

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's NFL1000 free-agency preview, a series where we'll use the power of the 17-man NFL1000 scouting department to bring you in-depth analysis of every NFL free agent this offseason...

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  21. Victor Cruz Visits Panthers Following Release from Giants

    Former New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz met with the Carolina Panthers on Monday but is not yet expected to sign a contract. Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer and Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review reported the visit...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 23,061 reads 0 comments

  22. NFL Rumors: Rounding Up Buzz on DeSean Jackson, Julius Thomas and More

    The 2017 NFL offseason is upon us. Fortunately for football fans, we're entering the portion of the offseason that still carries significant entertainment value. The new league year is set to kick off on March 9 at 4 p...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 7 months ago 5,058 reads 0 comments

  23. How the Browns Can Make the Most of League-High Cap Space in 2017 NFL Offseason

    There isn't a team in the National Football League in better position to be a player in free agency this spring than the Cleveland Browns ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 41,934 reads 0 comments

  24. NFL1000: Free-Agency Rankings for the 2017 3-4 DE Market

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's NFL1000 free-agency preview, a series where we'll use the power of the 17-man NFL1000 scouting department to bring you in-depth analysis of every NFL free agent this offseason...

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  25. Jacob Tamme Talks Potential Falcons Return, Reportedly Could Sign with 49ers

    Tight end Jacob Tamme wants to remain in Atlanta. That just doesn't appear to be his only option. "I love being a Falcon, love my teammates, love what we have going on here in this organization," Tamme told ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 18,540 reads 0 comments