NFL Rumors: Russell Okung, Drew Stanton, Bills, Dolphins, & Raiders

Russell Okung

  • Bob Condotta reports that free agent LT Russell Okung has no other visits planned at the moment.
  • Okung received an offer from the Steelers during his visit to Pittsburgh on Sunday, and is now assessing his options.
  • Condotta adds that the Seahawks remain in the mix for Okung.

Drew Stanton

  • Cardinals backup QB Drew Stanton tells Josh Weinfuss that the Colts, Titans, Dolphins and Cowboys were all interested in him before returning to Arizona.


  • Kimberly A.  Martin reports that the Bills have fired DL coach Karl Dunbar.
  • This comes as a bit of surprise, seeing as coaches changes are typically made in January and Dunbar was with the Bills at the Combine a few weeks ago.


  • According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Dolphinshave by no means ruled out signing a prominent past-his-prime.”
  • Jackson adds that veteran WR Andre Johnsonwould love” to finish his career in Miami, and other options could include Anquan Boldin, Marques Colston, Roddy White and Percy Harvin.
  • Miami reportedly prefers to address the position later on in free agency.
  • An agent for another free agent tells Jackson that they’re waiting to see if the Broncos will match their offer sheet for RB C.J. Anderson before considering other options.


Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie said he’s glad that they no longer have to “beg” people during free agency, and instead have them reaching out him.

“It’s good to see people call us and not always have to beg,” McKenzie said, via Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group.  “I think people can see what we’re doing. I think our players, they’re showing on the field, and players talk to each other. We had a handful of guys play in the Pro Bowl. It’s a strong fraternity within the NFL. Guys interact.

McKenzie added that he expects them to continue considering free agent options leading up to the draft.

This thing will probably go through the draft,” McKenzie said. “You never know when guys are ready to sign. There are still guys getting released. We’re always going to be attacking. If we see someone that can help, we’re going after him.

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