Over The Cap’s Nick Korte analyzes how incentives have changed the compensatory pick formula and notes the Raiders gave DT Maliek Collins and S Jeff Heath deals that could boost their value and award higher picks to the Cowboys.
Korte says Dallas could get a fifth-round pick for Collins in addition to the third, fourth and fifth-round picks they’re slated to receive. If both Collins and Heath are valued as sixth-rounders, Dallas could get a sixth.
Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer says the Eagles still have not requested an interview with Chiefs QB coach Mike Kafka and he’s been told Kafka is no longer a candidate.
Over The Cap’s Nick Korte analyzes how incentives have changed the compensatory pick formula and notes the Eagles could be hurt by it due to a sixth-round comp pick they were slated to receive being pushed past the 32-pick limit.
Philadelphia would receive just a sixth-round pick for the loss of RB Jordan Howard.
Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer mentions Colts DB coach Jonathan Gannon as a candidate to join the Eagles as defensive coordinator if they hire Josh McDaniels as head coach.
Per Nicki Jhabvala of the Washington Post, Washington QB Alex Smith told CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell that he suffered a bone bruise to his surgically repaired leg and not just a calf injury as was reported by the team.
NBC Sports’ JP Finlay said Panthers WR Curtis Samuel would make a ton of sense as a free agent target for Washington given his history with HC Ron Rivera and his familiarity with the offense. Samuel also won’t cost as much as some of the top-tier options on the market.