ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler says one league executive doesn’t think the Cardinals are done adding pieces around QB Kyler Murray, with more depth at tight end potentially an option: “They have a window with a talented quarterback on a rookie contract and are all-in right now. As they should be.”
Cardinals LB Devon Kennard received a $5 million signing bonus and has a $1 million base salary with $250,000 in per-game roster bonuses for 2020. (Adam Caplan)
$4 million of Kennard’s $6.25 million 2021 base salary becomes fully guaranteed on the fifth day of that league year.
Cardinals DT Jordan Phillips‘ four-year, $40 million deal includes a total of $18.5 million guaranteed which includes an $8 million signing bonus. The 2023 year of Phillips’ deal voids if on the roster by the fifth day after the 2022 Super Bowl. (Aaron Wilson)
The Athletic’s Matt Barrows says Buccaneers DT Ndamukong Suh would have made sense on a number of levels for the 49ers, as he’d fill a big need and reunite with former DL coach Kris Kocurek. However, he re-signed with Tampa Bay on a one-year, $8 million deal.
Barrows confirmed the 49ers traded DL DeForest Buckner because they thought his asking price north of $20 million a year was too high.
Barrows thinks the 49ers could look to address cornerback in the draft this year as well as potentially extend nickel CB K’Waun Williams.
While wide receiver is a big need, Barrows says not to rule out offensive tackle as the 49ers are doing their homework on the top options.
Barrows points out there were rumors about a trade of RB Matt Breida to the Eagles last year and his sense was the 49ers used the second-round tender on Breida to be able to trade him later.
Asked about the Tom Brady rumors, one team source responded: “I don’t know why that was a thing.” (Jeremy Fowler)
Per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Rams DT A’Shawn Robinson‘s two-year, $17 million deal includes a $3 million signing bonus, base salaries of $5.5 million (gtd) and $6.5 million; and up to $500,000 in per-game active roster bonuses annually
Robinson’s 2020 base salary is guaranteed and he has a fully guaranteed $1 million roster bonus due the third day of the 2021 league year. He also has annual $1 million incentives for playing time and making the playoffs.
Seahawks free agent LB Mychal Kendricks‘ sentencing date for insider trading was postponed for the sixth time, this time pushed back to May 29. (Ben Arthur)