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NFL Rumors: Johnathan Hankins, Draft, Steelers, Vikings
- Jordan Raanan of ESPN writes free agent DT Johnathan Hankins‘ recent visit with the Colts could complicate a potential return to the Giants and have given him some leverage.
- The Giants still have a long-term offer on the table for Hankins, according to Raanan, However, Hankins is clearly looking for a better deal.
- Multiple league executives tell Raanan that they still expect Hankins to settle for a one-year contract like the ones Dontari Poe and Bennie Logan agreed to.
- The Dolphins have also shown interest in Hankins and Raanan doesn’t rule out other teams getting involved if Hankins is willing to accept a one-year “prove-it” contract.
- Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes, TE Tyler Scalzi, and FB Luke Stice all worked out for the Bills on Monday. (Aaron Wilson)
- Ole Miss WR Damore’ea Stringfellow is visiting the Raiders on Wednesday and is scheduled to meet with the Jets, Rams, Titans, Chargers, and Seahawks. (Ian Rapoport)
- Penn State WR Chris Godwin has had visits with the Saints, Steelers, Titans and Lions to go along with a private workout for the Panthers. (Sheil Kapadia)
- The Jets are hosting Penn State WR Chris Godwin for a visit on Wednesday. (Manish Mehta)
- Florida State DE DeMarcus Walker has visits scheduled with the Patriots, Redskins, Panthers, and Jaguars. (Aaron Wilson)
- The Raiders have scheduled a pre-draft visit with Washington CB Kevin King. (Adam Caplan)
- UCF CB Shaquill Griffin is visiting with the Raiders on Wednesday and the Colts on Thursday. (Mike Garafolo)
- The Steelers announced that they hosted Minnesota CB Jalen Myrick, West Virginia CB Rasul Douglas, Western Michigan LB Keion Adams, and Tennessee TE Jason Croom for pre-draft visits on Wednesday.
- Ben Goessling of ESPN writes that the recent contracts signed by Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore and Falcons CB Desmond Trufant suggest that Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes will end up with a similar payday when all is said and done.
- Gilmore got a five-year, $65 million deal while Trufant signed a five-year, $68.75 million deal that includes $42 million in guaranteed.
- Goessling expects the two parties to open extension talks this summer.
Tags Chris Godwin Damore'ea Stringfellow DeMarcus Walker Desmond Trufant Jalen Myrick Jason Croom Johnathan Hankins Keion Adams Kevin King Luke Stice Patrick Mahomes Rasul Douglas Shaquill Griffin Stephon Gilmore Tyler Scalzi Xavier Rhodes