NFL rumors: Latest news from the off-season on free agency, trades, more
By Tom Downey, Chat Sports
NFL free agency is still active, although most of the big names are no longer available. While the market is slowing down, the NFL draft is rapidly approaching, with the first round of the draft just over a month away.
Check out the latest NFL rumors below.
• The Dallas Cowboys are in need of defensive end help, but they haven’t reached out to Greg Hardy yet, Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones told The Dallas Morning News.
• The Cowboys are one of eight teams that will get a visit from Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves. Rand Getlin of NFL.com reports the potential top 10 pick will also visit Jaguars, Ravens and Buccaneers.
• Robert Griffin III visited the Cleveland Browns over the weekend, and head coach Hue Jackson told NFL.com it was “a great meeting.” The Browns are now no longer engaged in trade talks with the 49ers regarding Colin Kaepernick, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
• The Los Angeles Rams have decided on a starting quarterback. According to Pro Football Talk, general manager Les Snead said Case Keenum will be the team’s starting signal caller next season.
• The San Diego Chargers cut running back Donald Brown earlier this off-season, but team president John Spanos is praising the New England Patriots for signing the former first rounder. Spanos told CSN New England it was a “perfect Patriots signing” and that he expects Brown to be productive.
• The Patriots might not be done making moves. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports the team will visit with defensive tackle Nick Fairley.
• The Pittsburgh Steelers won’t have wide receiver Martavis Bryant next season because of a year-long suspension, but general manager Kevin Colbert told the Pittsburgh Tribune Review the team feels good about receiver Sammie Coates. Colbert also said the team did not consider cutting Bryant.
• Former Houston Texans running back Arian Foster remains unsigned as he recovers from a torn Achilles tendon. However, Foster’s brother told the Houston Chronicle that Foster is “doing great” with his rehab.