NFL rumors: Latest news from the off-season on free agency, trades, more

Tuesday March 29th, 2016

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

Many NFL teams have already turned their attention to next month’s NFL draft, but there are still a few moves that are making waves in free agency. The biggest news of late comes from the Carolina Panthers, who signed cornerback Brandon Boykin to a one-year deal.
 
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.
 
• Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay compared the dangers of playing football to bobsledding or taking a painkiller, he told the Sports Business Journal.
 
• Free agent running back Arian Foster is visiting the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
 
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• Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson said the team needs to address its wide receiver need in the draft, reports NFL.com’s Chris Wesseling.
 
• The Detroit Lions will host former Patriots and Jets running back Stevan Ridley for a visit on Tuesday, reports Rapoport.
 
• Defensive end Chris Long took a pay cut to sign with the New England Patriots, reports ESPN’s Mike Reiss.
 
• NFL teams have approved a one-year suspension of the league’s local television blackout policy for another season, reports Sports Business Journal’s Daniel Kaplan.
 
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• Georgia governor Nathan Deal will veto an anti-gay bill that would have cost Atlanta future Super Bowls, reports CBS Sports’ Sean Wagner-McGough.

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