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NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 3/28

NFL Draft

  • 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 BuccaneersCowboys 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)

49ers

Bears

Bills

  • Free agent TE Fred Davis visited with the Bills on Thursday and reportedly has an offer from the team. (NFLTR)

Browns

  • 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

  • Buccaneers signed OT Demar Dotson to a three-year contract extension.

Cardinals

  • Cardinals waived G Blake DeChristopher.
  • Cardinals re-signed exclusive rights free agent DE Ronald Talley to a one-year, $555,000 contract.

Chargers

Chiefs

  • Chiefs officially hired Brad Childress as “special game analyst/special projects“. (Adam Teicher)
  • Chiefs waived P Matt Syzmanski.

Colts

Dolphins

  • 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

  • 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)

Giants

Jets

  • Free agent TE Fred Davis will visit with the Jets on Friday. (NFLTR)

Lions

Packers

  • 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)

Patriots

Raiders

  • 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

  • Rams haven’t ruled out the possibility of re-signing free agent OL Chris Williams. ( StLouisRams.com)

Redskins

  • Redskins signed OLB Darryl Tapp to a one-year contract. (NFLTR)
  • Free agent TE Fred Davis reportedly has an offer from the Redskins. (NFLTR)

Saints

Seahawks

Steelers

  • 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)

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