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NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 3/20

 

NFL Draft

  • Utah DT Star Lotulelei posted a 5.15 in the 40-yard dash and did 38 reps on the bench press during Pro Day on Wednesday. (Joe Schad)

49ers

  • K Phil Dawson receives a one-year deal worth $2.25 million that includes a $1 million signing bonus. (Adam Schefter)

Bears

Broncos

  • Free agent DE Dwight Freeney will visit with the Broncos on Wednesday. (NFLTR)
  • Free agent DE John Abraham will visit with the Broncos on Thursday. (NFLTR)
  • Free agent DE Elvis Dumervil was reportedly “underwhelmed” by the Broncos’ recent offer. (NFLTR)

Buccaneers

  • Buccaneers re-signed LS Andrew Economos.  (Rick Stroud)
  • Buccaneers re-signed LB Jacob Cutrera.  (Rick Stroud)

Cardinals

  • QB Brian Hoyer signed his restricted tender on Wednesday. (Brian McIntyre)
  • Free agent Josh Cribbs actually did pass his physical with the Cardinals. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • HC Bruce Arians expects he will name a starting quarterback early in the offseason. (NFLTR)

Chiefs

Colts

  • OL Joe Reitz signed his exclusive tender on Wednesday.

Cowboys

Dolphins

Eagles

Giants

Jaguars

Jets

Lions

  • The Lions haven’t ruled out the possibility of using RB Reggie Bush as a return man. (Detroit Free Press)
  • Lions have not made an acceptable offer to PK Jason Hanson yet. (Dave Birkett)

Packers

  • Free agent LB Brad Jones was seen at the Packers stadium on Wednesday. Could be a sign of him returning to Green Bay. (Ty Dunne)

Panthers

  • Captain Munnerlyn has re-signed with the Panthers. (Captain Munnerlyn)
  • Free agent S Mike Mitchell appears to have signed a one-year deal with the Panthers.
  • The Panthers offered free agent KR/WR Ted Ginn a contract during his visit. (Charlotte Observer)
  • The Panthers considering whether or not to match Chicago’s one-year offer to CB Captain Munnerlyn . (Joe Person)

Patriots

  • Patriots re-signed CB Marquice Cole.
  • HC Bill Belichick mentions that he believes WR Danny Amendola can play on the outside and inside receiver positions. (Mike Reiss)

Raiders

Ravens

Redskins

Seahawks

Texans

Titans

  • Titans are expected to bring guards Jonathan Cooper (North Carolina) and Chance Warmack (Alabama) in for visits. (Jim Wyatt)
  • Titans remain interested in the free agents LB Brad Jones and S Bernard Pollard. (Jim Wyatt)
  • QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will not compete for the starting quarterback job. (Tim Graham)

Vikings