NFL Notes: Draft, Buccaneers, Eagles, Saints


  • 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan visited with Alabama LB Reuben Foster and said of the linebacker: “He’s a guy who really loves football and I really enjoyed being around him.” (Matt Maiocco)
  • Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara mentioned that he has a pre-draft visit lined up with the Saints. (Jim Wyatt)
  • Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara will visit with the Vikings next week. (Darren Wolfson)
  • N.C. State C Joe Scelfo has a workout scheduled with the Jaguars on Saturday. (Greg Auman)
  • Ole Miss WR Quincy Adeboyejo has meetings set up with the Lions, Bengals, and Patriots and previously worked out with the Saints. (Greg Auman)
  • Richmond S David Jones has pre-draft visits scheduled with the Giants and Rams and will take part in the Buccaneers’ local prospect day. (Greg Auman)
  • USC S Leon McQuay has upcoming visits and workouts lined up with the Rams, Texans, Chargers, and Vikings and could participate in the Buccaneers’ local prospect day. (Greg Auman)
  • Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp will work out for teams at Nebraska on April 6 and has a workout scheduled with the Bears. (Greg Auman)
  • Oklahoma State OT Victor Salako has worked out for the Patriots and has meetings scheduled with the Bengals and Lions.  (Greg Auman)


  • Pittsburgh OL Dorian Johnson has a private workout scheduled for Monday with Buccaneers OL coach George Warhop. (Greg Auman)
  • Former Iowa State and UCF S T.J. Mutcherson will take part in the Buccaneers local prospect day. (Greg Auman)
  • West Virginia CB Antonio Crawford will take part in the Buccaneers local prospect day. (Greg Auman)
  • Youngstown State RB Martin Ruiz will take part in the Buccaneers local prospect day. (Greg Auman)


  • According to Ben Volin, the Eagles technically signed veteran DE Chris Long to a five-year, $12.75 million contract, but the agreement is really just a two-year, $4.5 million with $1.5 million available in incentives.
  • Volin mentions that the final three years of the contract automatically void, which is the same structure as the contract they gave to QB Nick Foles.
  • Long receives a $500,000 signing bonus to go along with a $1 million base salary and $750,000 in per-game bonuses for the 2017 season.
  • In 2018, Long receives the same base salary and per-game bonuses, but also gets a $500,000 roster bonus due in March, per Volin.


  • The Saints signed TE John Phillips to a one-year, $980,000 contract that breaks down to a $900,000 base salary and an $80,000 signing bonus. (Nick Underhill)
  • The Saints signed S Rafael Bush to a one-year, $855,000 contract that breaks down to a $775,000 base salary and an $80,000 signing bonus. Bush also has $100,000 of his base salary guaranteed. (Nick Underhill)

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