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NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 3/28
- Alabama RB Eddie Lacy will work out for NFL evaluators on April 11. (Pro Football Talk)
- South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore has visits lined up with the Patriots and Rams. (USA Today)
- West Virginia WR Tavon Austin will visit with the 49ers at some point in the near future. (Sacramento Bee)
- The Browns will host Alabama CB Dee Milliner, LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu and FIU S Jonathan Cyprien. (Beacon Journal)
- The Lions brought Central Michigan OT Eric Fisher and North Carolina State CB David Amerson in for visits. (Tim Twentyman)
- Florida State QB E.J. Manuel will work out for the Browns. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
- Tennessee QB Tyler Bray will workout for the Bills next Saturday. (Adam Schefter)
- Michigan State RB Le’Veon Bell has visits lined up with the Buccaneers, Cowboys and Jets. (Aaron Wilson)
- Purdue DT Kawann Short visited with the Panthers on Wednesday.
- LSU DL Bennie Logan had a workout with the Cowboys. (Rowan Kavner)
- USC C Khaled Holmes will workout for the Eagles. (CBS Sports)
- Free agent TE Fred Davis visited with the Bills on Thursday and reportedly has an offer from the team. (NFLTR)
- Browns CEO Joe Banner confirmed that they’re open to trading QB Colt McCoy, but added that he won’t be released “as of now.” (ESPN Cleveland)
- Jason Campbell will be given an opportunity to compete for their starting quarterback job. (ESPN Cleveland)
- Browns signed P Jake Schum.
- Buccaneers signed OT Demar Dotson to a three-year contract extension.
- Cardinals waived G Blake DeChristopher.
- Cardinals re-signed exclusive rights free agent DE Ronald Talley to a one-year, $555,000 contract.
- Chiefs officially hired Brad Childress as “special game analyst/special projects“. (Adam Teicher)
- Chiefs waived P Matt Syzmanski.
- Free agent RT Eric Winston mentioned that he and Dolphins aren’t close to an agreement. (NFLTR)
- The Dolphins are still monitoring free agent CB Brent Grimes, but “they’re not breaking the bank for the guy.” (Miami Herald)
- Dolphins signed DT Vaughn Martin. (NFLTR)
- Eagles acquired DE Clifton Geathers from the Colts in exchange for FB Stanley Havili. (NFLTR)
- The Eagles recently “checked in” on free agent RT Eric Winston. (NFLTR)
- Free agent TE Fred Davis will visit with the Jets on Friday. (NFLTR)
- The Packers are “getting closer” to reaching an agreement on a long-term contract extension with QB Aaron Rodgers. (NFLTR)
- The Packers are also believed to be close to finalizing an extension with OLB Clay Matthews. (NFLTR)
- QB Carson Palmer‘s recent decision to not restructure his contract is based on a sense that he’s no longer willing to play for the Raiders. (NFLTR)
- The Raiders reportedly have “legitimate” interest in trading for QB Matt Flynn. (NFLTR)
- Free agent WR Domenik Hixon visited with the Raiders on Wednesday. (Jason La Canfora)
- Rams haven’t ruled out the possibility of re-signing free agent OL Chris Williams. ( StLouisRams.com)
- Redskins signed OLB Darryl Tapp to a one-year contract. (NFLTR)
- Free agent TE Fred Davis reportedly has an offer from the Redskins. (NFLTR)
- Free agent RB Ahmad Bradshaw is taking a physical for the Steelers right now and, assuming everything checks out, “they will try to sign him.” (NFLTR)
- Free agent S James Sanders visited with the Steelers on Thursday. (Bob Labriola)
Tags Aaron Rodgers Ahmad Bradshaw Armando Allen Bennie Logan Blake DeChristopher Brad Childress Brent Grimes Carson Palmer Chris Williams Clay Matthews Clifton Geathers Colt McCoy Darrius Heyward-Bey Darryl Tapp David Akers David Amerson Dee Milliner Demar Dotson Domenik Hixon E.J. Manuel Eddie Lacy Eric Fisher Eric Winston Fred Davis Jake Schum James Sanders Jason Campbell Jeff Linkenbach Jonathan Cyprien Kawann Short Khaled Holmes Le'Veon Bell Marcus Lattimore Matt Flynn Matt Syzmanski Michael Jenkins Pat White Ronald Talley Shun White Stanley Havili Tavon Austin Tim Hightower Tony McDaniel Tyler Bray Tyrann Mathieu Vaughn Martin Victor Butler