Jason La Canfora reports that the Cardinals were willing to offer Mathieu around $9 million per year before he was cut and teams around the NFL expect he wants to earn more than that figure on the open market.
Rick Stroud does not believe the Buccaneers will be in the market for former Cardinals S Tyrann Mathieu, who he expects to receive “lucrative offers” from interested teams.
Although John McClain believes the Texans will show interest in Mathieu, he expects Houston to sign a safety at a “reasonable cost.” This was before McClain reported that the Texans are “seriously interested” Mathieu along with a number of other teams (NFLTR)
Mike Freeman reports that interest in free agent DT Ndamukong Suh isn’t extensive because he wants a “sh—load of money” and teams have finally learned Suh isn’t worth a lot of money because he takes too many plays off.
According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, court records show that free agent CB Jeremy Lane has been formally charged with DUI in connection with a January arrest. Condotta adds that Lane has an arraignment scheduled for March 26.
Free agent QB Matt Moore is still in discussions with “several teams” but has yet to schedule a visit with the Bills. (Sal Capaccio)
Michael Giardi reports that Patriots free agent LBMarquis Flowers has taken a number of calls from teams and while he’s not going to break the bank, he’s still in line to get more than New England appears to be willing to pay.
Bears LB Sam Acho said the Seahawks, Texans, and Rams also expressed interest in him before he decided to re-sign with Chicago. (Jeff Dickerson)