Home Eagles NFL Notes: T.J. Yates, Eagles, Panthers, Saints, & Vikings
- Vaughn McClure reports that free agent QB T.J. Yates is drawing interest from four teams other than the Falcons.
- Dianna Marie Russini reports that Eagles HC Chip Kelly wasn’t going to restructure RB LeSean McCoy‘s contract, even though he wanted a raise from his $9.75 million base salary.
- Joel Corry mentions that TE Greg Olsen‘s new three-year, $22.5 million extension will reduce his 2015 cap figure from $7.8 million to $6.3 million.
- Carolina gains $1.5 million in available cap space with this move.
- Corry adds that Olsen will have cap figures of $6.3M (2015), $5.1M (2016), $10.35M (2017), and $9.75M (2018) over the course of his contract.
- Mike Triplett reports that the Saints are not planning to tender restricted free agent DL Tyrunn Walker a contract.
- However, New Orleans has reportedly shown interest in bringing him back at lower rate.