Free Agency Notes: Broncos, Chargers, Chiefs, Raiders


  • ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler and Dan Graziano mention Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky as a candidate to be brought in as competition for Broncos QB Drew Lock.
  • James Palmer reports that the Broncos will likely make a decision soon on whether to bring back or release LB Von Miller as he is due $7 million at the start of the league year. Palmer adds that the team would like to bring Miller back.
  • Troy Renck mentions the possibility of the Broncos bringing Miller back on a restructured deal with some new years added to the contract. 


  • ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler and Dan Graziano mention the Chargers as a potential team interested in Lions free-agent DE Romeo Okwara.
  • Rams OLB Leonard Floyd is also someone the Chargers could pursue, as new HC Brandon Staley has worked with him with the Rams and Bears. 
  • Former Chargers CB Casey Hayward tells Josina Anderson he knew he was going to be cut because the team was trying to trade him before making the move: “I’ve known for a couple of days. I know they were seeing if they could trade me, wanting to keep my salary the same. I’m definitely open to new possibilities now. I want to play at least a couple more years.”


Former Chiefs’ RT Mitchell Schwartz tweeted a statement in the wake of his release from the team.

“Thanks to the Chiefs for an incredible 5 years. The experience was everything I dreamed it would be and more. The organization, my teammates and coaches, and the best fans in football! My focus is on rehab and recovery – we’ll see what the future holds. Thank you Chiefs Kingdom!”

  • Tom Pelissero reports that the Chiefs are not expected to tender restricted free agent TE Deon Yelder


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