Rick Stroud points out that the Buccaneers will have the No. 1 waiver claim position until after Week 3 of the regular season. At that point in time, the waiver order will be determined by won-loss record.
“It’s a huge deal,” GM Jason Licht said. “Bigger than people realize.”
- Joe Person takes a look at five potential free agent targets for the Panthers to watch in the coming weeks including: DE Osi Umenyiora, DE Mathias Kiwanuka, CB Charles Tillman, OLB Ashless Palmer, and LB Jacquian Williams.
- John Keim reports that there is “mutual interest” between the Redskins and free agent S Taylor Mays, but they have yet to set up a visit.
- Nick Underhill of the Advocate reports that free agent CB Patrick Robinson hasn’t ruled out the possibility of the re-signing with the Saints.
- Robinson will meet with the Steelers on next week.