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NFL Rumors: Bilal Powell, Broncos, & Giants

Bilal Powell

  • Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that there’s buzz building in regards to Jets free agent RB Bilal Powell ahead of free agency.
  • Florio mentions that Powell could end up securing a respectable contract due in large part to his effectiveness as receiver and runner.
  • For what it’s worth, Florio seems to think the Bills, Dolphins and Patriots could be teams to watch for Powell, considering that he ties to Buffalo and Miami while New England could use a running back.

Broncos

  • According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post, the Broncos are still working to create more cap room ahead of free agency by possibly restructuring the contracts of OT Ryan Clady and OLB DeMarcus Ware.
  • Renck mentions that another possibility for the Broncos could be to approach veteran G Louis Vasquez regarding a pay cut.

Giants

  • Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports that the Giants plan to continue working to sign free agent DEs Jason Pierre-Paul and Robert Ayers to a contract extensions.
  • However, league sources he’s spoken to have told him that the the Giants’ recent talks with their reps haven’t gotten them any closer to a deal and barring a last-minute surprise, both players are likely to speak with prospective teams.
  • For what it’s worth, the Giants haven’t given up on re-signing them.