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NFL Notes: Falcons, Redskins, Saints, & Steelers

Top 100 Free Agents We updated our Top 100 Free Agents list following franchise/transition tags and a number of roster cuts on Monday. Falcons According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, there have been ongoing discussions between free agent DT Corey Peters and the Falcons. Though, McClure adds that it’s unclear exactly where the two parties stand at this point. Redskins Kevin Sheehan mentions that if Cardinals NT ...

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Contract Talks Between Brian Orakpo & Redskins “Not Looking Good,” Falcons & Jaguars “Very Interested”

Sources tell Dianna Marie Russini that a long-term contract extension talks between the Redskins and free agent OLB Brian Orakpo are “not looking good.” According to Russini, the Falcons and Jaguars are both “very interested” in signing Orakpo should he be available. Yesterday, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported that the Falcons and Redskins are believed to be the “leaders” to sign Orakpo and four NFL teams ...

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Report: Falcons & Redskins “Leaders” To Sign OLB Brian Orakpo

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Falcons and Redskins are believed to be the “leaders” to sign free agent OLB Brian Orakpo.  According to Florio’s source, Orakpo has interest from four NFL teams. Earlier in the day, Dianna Marie Russini reported that while Orakpo and the Redskins are trying to work out an agreement on ...

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2015 NFL Offseason Tracker

Here’s our Offseason Tracker that will be updated with all of the 2015 NFL Free Agent signings, trades and roster cuts. If you notice anyone missing, please let us know in the comments below. 2015 Future/Reserve Tracker Top 100 Free Agents list Complete List of 2015 NFL Free Agents 49ers 49ers signed Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne to a reserve/future contract. (NFLTR) – Update Bears ...

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Falcons Not An Option For Free Agent TE Julius Thomas?

A source tells Vaughn McClure of ESPN that Broncos free agent TE Julius Thomas may not be an option for the Atlanta Falcons, despite recent talk that they could be among the interested teams in Thomas. “I don’t see Julius in the picture there,” McClure’s source said of Thomas possibly joining the Falcons. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported last week ...

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NFL Notes: Rule Changes, Buccaneers, Falcons, & Patriots

Rule Changes The NFL announced released the list of changes the NFL competition committee is considering for next year. Modifying what is reviewable under instant replay Exploring processes and procedures of how a medical timeout would work Discussing banning the chop block Ensuring that the review process covers what was called on the field and does not create new fouls Refining ...

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Julius Thomas Expected To Have A “Very Active Market” With Jaguars, Raiders & Falcons Among Interested Teams

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Broncos free agent TE Julius Thomas will have a “very active market” this offseason. According to Rapoport, the Broncos are expected to allow Thomas test the open market in the coming weeks, as there are questions about the injuries he’s dealt with and his fit in Gary Kubiak‘s new offensive scheme. Rapoport mentioned the Jaguars and ...

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Falcons Waive DE Jonathan Massaquoi

The Atlanta Falcons announced that they’ve placed DE Jonathan Massaquoi on waivers Friday. The Falcons have waived DE Jonathan Massaquoi. — Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) February 27, 2015 Massaquoi, 26, is a former third round pick of the Falcons back in 2012. He still had one year remaining on his four-year, $2,268,860 rookie contract which included a base salary of $660,000 for the 2015 season. According ...

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Falcons Release G Justin Blalock, Free Up $3.79M In Cap Space

The Atlanta Falcons also announced the release of G Justin Blalock on Friday. Blalock, 31, still had another two years remaining on his six-year, $38.4 million contract that included $16 million guaranteed, He would have made base salaries of $4.75 million and $6.15 million over the remaining years of the agreement. According to OverTheCap.com, this move frees up $3,790,000 in available cap space ...

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Falcons Release WR Harry Douglas

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that the Atlanta Falcons have released WR Harry Douglas. Thanking @AtlantaFalcons for my 7 years in ATL & the opportunity to play in the city I grew up. First class organization. Much luv 2 fans — Harry Douglas (@HDouglas83) February 27, 2015 Douglas, 30, was in the final year of his four-year, $12.5 million contract that included $3 ...

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NFL Notes: Draft, Bills, Falcons, Redskins, & Saints

Draft Tony Pauline reports that there is a lot of interest in Missouri DE Shane Ray from Jaguars and Titans. Bills LB Kiko Alonso (ACL surgery) said he’ll “definitely” be 100 percent healthy for the start of training camp. “I anticipate being 100 percent before camp,” Alonso said, via BuffaloBills.com. “By camp, I definitely feel I’ll be at 100 percent. I feel very ...

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Falcons Release RB Steven Jackson

Update: That was fast. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Falcons have already released RB Steven Jackson. The Falcons have already announced the move. According to OverTheCap.com, that Falcons will free up $3.75 million in available cap space while creating $1,166,668 in dead money following this move. In 2014, Jackson ran for 707 yards on 190 carries (3.7 YPC) to go along with ...

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Falcons Sign K Matt Bryant To An Extension

The Atlanta Falcons announced that they’ve signed veteran K Matt Bryant to a contract extension on Wednesday. Bryant, 39, was set to be an unrestricted free agent in the coming weeks, but is coming off of a solid season for the Falcons, and probably accepted a reasonable contract to return to Atlanta. He appeared in all 16 games for the Falcons ...

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NFL Notes: Draft, Free Agents, Peyton Manning, Buccaneers, Falcons, Packers & Saints

Draft Greg Cosell believes that DE/OLB Randy Gregory is “probably” a better prospect than Jadeveon Clowney. (via Paul Kuharsky) Free Agents Jason La Canfora of CBS provided some notes and rumors regarding free agents. La Canfora believes Bills DE Jerry Hughes could reach $9M a year, with guys like OLB Brandon Graham and OLB Jason Worilds possibly coming in around the $7.5M ...

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NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Dolphins, Falcons, Giants, & Rams

Buccaneers Pat Yaskinskas of ESPN writes that the Buccaneers should really consider the idea of trading QB Mike Glennon for a draft pick now that it’s clear they’ll be selecting a quarterback prospect No. 1 overall. Dolphins ESPN’s Adam Caplan confirms that the Dolphins are trying to re-sign TE Charles Clay, but adds that he’ll have a “very strong” market should ...

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NFL Notes: Free Agency, Browns, Dolphins, Falcons, & Ravens

Free Agency Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk lists the Falcons, Buccaneers, Raiders, Jaguars, and Bills as teams that could end up being big spenders in free agency this year. Browns Jason La Canfora expects the NFL to hand down punishment this week for the Browns and GM Ray Farmer texting coaches down on the field in the middle of games. Dolphins Barry ...

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NFL Notes: Jameis Winston, Dominique Davis, Eagles, Ravens, & Seahawks

Jameis Winston Ian Rapoport hasn’t “talked to one person who does not think the Buccaneers won’t draft Jameis Winston.” Dominique Davis Former Falcons QB Dominique Davis has signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL. (Adam Caplan) Eagles Adam Caplan doesn’t see the franchise tag as a viable option for Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin. Caplan expects talks between the two parties to ...

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Falcons Extend DE Cliff Matthews & FB Patrick DiMarco, Sign WR Nick Williams

The Atlanta Falcons announced Tuesday that they’ve signed DE Cliff Matthews and FB Patrick DiMarco to contract extensions, and signed WR Nick Williams to a contract. The Falcons have signed defensive lineman Cliff Matthews and FB Patrick DiMarco to contract extensions. #RiseUp — Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) February 24, 2015 The Falcons have also signed WR Nick Williams:  #RiseUp — Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) February 24, ...

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Still A Chance That OLB Brandon Graham Could Be Back With Eagles

Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly has spoken to sources close to the Eagles OLB Brandon Graham who believe it’s more likely he’ll be playing elsewhere next season, but they still haven’t ruled out the possibility of him returning to Philadelphia. According to Mosher, Graham is targeting  similar contract to the five-year, $42.5 million contract the Vikings gave to Everson Griffen last year. It’s worth ...

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