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NFL rumors: Latest buzz around free agency, trades, 2015 NFL draft

With NFL free agency set to open on March 10, the NFL rumor mill is abuzz. Check back often as we update below with all the latest scoops.
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With NFL free agency set to open on March 10, and the draft following quickly thereafter, the NFL rumor mill is abuzz. What's the latest? Check back often as we update below with all the latest scoops.

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March 10

• Blaine Gabbert has re-signed with the 49ers on a two-year, $2 million contract, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen. The former first-round pick backed up Colin Kaepernick last season.

• The Dolphins will target Browns free-agent tight end Jordan Cameron if Charles Clay does not return to Miami, Armando Salguero of the Miami Heraldreports. The Dolphins used the transition tag on Clay, giving them the right to match any offer made by another team. Clay is reportedly visiting with the Bills.

• Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis told ESPN's Mike Triplett he either wants the team to guarantee the final three years of his contract or let him go. Lewis posted and later deleted a message on his Instagram page Tuesday saying ""I think it's time for me to take my talent somewhere else," according to

• Darrelle Revis will return to the Jets.

• Free-agent Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter will visit the Buccaneers and Texans, NFL Networks Ian Rapoport reports.

• The Eagles are in the mix for DeMarco Murray, who "took note" of QB Sam Bradford being traded to Philadelphia, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Rapoport notes that Murray and Bradford ran the same offense in college. 

• The Patriots believe that free agent cornerback Darrelle Revis will likely return to the Jets, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Patriots are expected to make a final push to re-sign Revis.

• The Bills are also reportedly interested in Darrelle Revis, according to Schefter. New Bills coach Rex Ryan coached the Jets during the cornerback's time in New York. Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reports that the Packers and Steelers are also interested in Revis. 

The Saints have agreed to trade tight end Jimmy Graham and a 2015 fourth-round pick to the Seahawks in exchange for center Max Unger and a 2015 first-round pick, reports Fox Sports' Jay Glazer and NFL Network's Albert Breer.

The Rams will trade quarterback Sam Bradford to the Eagles in exchange for quarterback Nick Foles, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Eagles will also receive a second-round pick, reports NFL Network's Albert Breer.

The Ravens will trade defensive tackle Haloti Ngata to the Lions, repots Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun. The Ravens will receive fourth and fifth-round draft picks in exchange, reports NFL Network's Albert Breer.

The Falcons are signing linebacker Brooks Reed to a five-year, $22 million contract, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

• The Redskins are signing former Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea to a four-year deal worth more than $5 million, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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• The Vikings re-signed running back Matt Asiata.

• Safety Antrel Rolle will visit the Bears, but no deal is in place yet, reports

• Former Bills tight end Lee Smith is expected to join with the Raiders, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Bengals tight end Jermaine Greshman is also expected to visit the Raiders on Tuesday.

• Former Browns cornerback Buster Skrine is expected to sign with the Jets, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter and Adam Caplan.

• Tight end Owen Daniels signed a three-year deal with the Broncos.

• Wide receiver Torrey Smith has reached an agreement on a five-year contract with the 49ers, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter and Adam Caplan.

• The Baltimore Ravens announced that they have traded defensive tackle Haloti Ngata to the Detroit Lions.

• Running back Reggie Bush is considering returning to the New Orleans Saints, reports NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. Bush is also considering the San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots, according to Rapoport. The Detroit Lions released Bush last month.

• The Browns are interested in cornerback Darrelle Revis,'s Mary Kay Cabot reports. On Monday, it was reported that the Patriots would not exercise their $20 million option on Revis' contract.

• The New Orleans Saints are open to shopping many of their players, including tight end Jimmy Graham, reports NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

• The San Francisco 49ers have expressed some cursory interest in free-agent defensive end Greg Hardy, reports Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson.

• There's a possibility that the New Orleans Saints could part ways with guard Jahri Evans, reports's Mike Triplett.

• The Buffalo Bills are preparing an offer sheet for tight end Charles Clay, reports ESPN's Chris Mortensen. The Browns also have expressed interest in Clay, according to Mortensen. The Miami Dolphins placed the transition tag on Clay earlier this month.

• ESPN's Adam Schefter said he thinks the New England Patriots are one of the teams with interest in wide receiver Andre Johnson. The Houston Texans released Johnson this week.

• Cornerback Antonio Cromartie told ESPN's Stephen A. Smith that he will choose between the Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets.

• The Tennessee Titans are "poised" to sign former Buffalo Bills safety Da'Norris Searcy, reports Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.

• It appears Searcy will be joining the Titans on a four-year contract worth $24 million with $10.5 million in guaranteed money, reports NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

• Searcy's camp is "still in active talks with the Chiefs and the Bears along with the Titans at this hour," reports ESPN's Josina Anderson.

• The Jets will release wide receiver Percy Harvin on Tuesday, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily Newsreports.

• The Cowboys haven't talked to DeMarco Murray since last week, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Murray has also removed all references to the team from his Twitter account.

• Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has restructured his contract to free up $2.25 million in salary cap space for next season, Adam Wilson of The Baltimore Sunreports. Wilson also reports the Ravens, Falcons, Redskins and Colts are interested in running back Justin Forsett.

• The New York Giants are interested in running back Shane Vereen, reports's Albert Breer.

March 9

• Frank Gore is reportedly reconsidering signing with the Eagles, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and ESPN's Adam Schefter. Gore is now being linked to the Indianapolis Colts.

• Guard Mike Iupati plans to sign with the Cardinals, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

• If the Buccaneers cut defensive end Michael Johnson, the Bengals are "hoping" to bring him back, reports

• The Falcons are the front-runner to sign outside linebacker Brian Orakpo, reports NBC4's Dianna Marie Russini. 

• The Bears are shopping quarterback Jay Cutler and willing to move him for a "reasonable" offer, according to local radio host Dan Bernstein, but the offers they've received so far have been underwhelming. 

The New York Daily Newsreports that the Jets are pursuing 49ers guard Mike Iupati. FOX Sports' Ross Jones reports the Bills are also pursuing Iupati and Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chroniclereports the Raiders are "hot" after him. 

• The Redskins are closing in on a four-year deal with DT Stephen Paea, reports Jen Lada of CSNChicago.

• The Vikings are making a push for free agent guard Clint Boling, reports the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

• The Bills re-signed defensive end Jerry Hughes to a five-year, $45 million deal, reports the Buffalo News' Vic Carucci.

• The Houston Texans are set to re-sign quarterback Ryan Mallett and free-agent Brian Hoyer. Mallett will get a two-year deal worth $7 million, according to the Houston Chronicle.

• Free-agent guard Orlando Franklin will reportedly sign a five-year deal with the San Diego Chargers, according to's Adam Schefter.

• Former Oakland Raiders safety Tyvon Branch is visiting the Kansas City Chiefs, reports's Ian Rapoport.

• Yahoo Sports reports that 49ers seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis and defensive tackle Justin Smith are expected to retire from the NFL.

• The Raiders signed center Rodney Hudson to a five-year, $44.5 million deal, reports’s Jason La Canfora.

• Free-agent outside linebacker Pernell McPhee will sign with the Chicago Bears on a five-year contract worth nearly $40 million, with $16 million in guaranteed money, reports the Baltimore Sun.

• Defensive end Brandon Graham is reportedly leaning towards the Dolphins and Titans, reports Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. The New York Giants also have interest.

• The Houston Texans are expected to release wide receiver Andre Johnson, NBC4 Washington reports.

• The Sun-Sentinelreports the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to terms with free-agent defensive tackle Jared Odrick.

• The Jets are reportedly interested in San Diego Chargers safety Marcus Gilchrist, the New York Postreports.

• Carolina Panthers signed running back Fozzy Whittaker to a two-year deal and signed wide receiver Brenton Bersin, lineman Brian Folkerts and linebacker Ben Jacobs to one-year deals.

• Wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. expected to sign with the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Observerreports.

• Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon expected to sign with the Arizona Cardinals, reportsPro Football Talk.

March 8

• Ryan Mallett is close to re-signing with the Houston Texans according to NFL Network's Mike Silver.

• Yahoo! Sports reports Sean Witherspoon will sign a one-year deal with the Cardinals.

• The Philadelphia Eagles will re-sign quarterback Mark Sanchez to a two-year deal, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

• The New York Jets plan to release wide receiver Percy Harvin on Monday, reports

• Quarterback Tim Tebow is considering participating in the NFL's veteran combine on March 22, reportsThe Boston Globe.

• Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith wrote in a blog post that he will not return to the team next season.

• Free-agent running back Frank Gore is expected to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

• The Green Bay Packers have re-signed quarterback Scott Tolzien to a one-year, $1.35 million deal, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Scott Tolzien.

• The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to terms with guard Todd Herremans, according to Adam Schefter. 

• Kris Dunham will not be offered by the Tennessee Titans, vaulting the wide receiver into free agency, Rand Getlin is reporting. 

• Minnesota and San Francisco are among the teams expressing interest in UFA Brian Hoyer, according to Josina Anderson. 

• Once his contract is finalized Tuesday with the Buffalo Bills, the Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting LaSean McCoy will get a five-year, "whopper" of a deal. 

• Seahawks tight end Anthony McCoy has agreed to a one-year deal that will keep him in Seattle, Ian Rapoport reports.

• The Seahawks, along with Jacksonville, were "outside" suitors for tight end Julius Thomas before the McCoy signing, according to Charles Robinson, although Jason Cole is reporting Thomas to Jacksonville is "just about done."

• The Miami Dolphins will sign free agent lineman Ndamukong Suh to a six-year, $114 million contract, Chris Mortensen is reporting. 

• San Francisco appears to the be front-runner to land Ravens' wide receiver Torrey Smith, ProFootBall Talk is reporting, while the Colts and the Texans are also showing interest.

• The Cincinnati Bengals are nearing a deal to re-sign kicker Mike Nugent to a two-year deal, according to 

• A source Getlin spoke with has indicated Darnell Dockett's leaving Arizona to sign with San Francisco was part of a broader strategy by the Cardinals to free up salary cap space to make a run at running back Adrian Peterson. Arizona is Peterson's preferred destination, Robinson said

• The San Diego Chargers have signed cornerback Brandon Flowers to a four-year deal, Schefter reported

• Philadelphia is expected to continue it's torrent of offseason moves by signing Seattle cornerback Byron Maxwell, according to Jayson Braddock. 

• Mike Jurecki is reporting Arizona's interest in former Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo.

March 7

• The Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Randall Cobb have reportedly agreed to a four-year $40 million contract, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

• Mark Ingram will return to the New Orleans Saints on a four-year deal, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Ingram's deal is reportedly worth $16 million.

• The San Diego Chargers are "making a hard push to keep" cornerback Brandon Flowers, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

• The Minnesota Vikings have expressed interest in former Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk, ESPN's Ben Goessling reports.

• San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York said he thinks the team will "figure out a way" to re-sign running back Frank Gore.

• The San Diego Chargers are "preparing to make a run" at defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

• The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will re-sign safety Major Wright, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

• Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Houston Texans signed cornerback Kareem Jackson to a four-year deal.

• Rapoport reports that former Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne is "open to playing one more year" for a contending team. The Colts announced Friday that they would not re-sign the 36-year-old.

• The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed defensive end Tyson Alualu to a two-year deal, according to Schefter.

• Charles Robinson of Yahoo reports that if Randall Cobb re-signed with the Green Bay Packers, he would likely make $1 to $2 million less per year than if he signed elsewhere.

• Robinson reports that the Philadelphia Eagles have made safety Devin McCourty a "top priority." According to Robinson, the New England Patriots still want McCourty back.

• The Buffalo Bills and LeSean McCoy are reportedly close to a contract, according to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports.

• Schefter reports the team reached a five-year deal with Derek Newton. According to Tania Ganguli of ESPN, the deal will include $10 million in guaranteed money and around $13 million in the first two years of the contract.

• San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York told reporters Saturday that he thinks the team will "figure out a way" to keep running back Frank Gore.

• Terez Paylor of The Kansas City Star reports the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to a one-year deal with outside linebacker Dezman Moses.

• The Miami Dolphins signed safety Jordan Kovacs and defensive tackle A.J. Francis, the team announced Saturday.

• The Dolphins reportedly plan to release linebacker Philip Wheeler with a post June 1 designation, Schefter reports

• ESPN's Field Yates reports that Eagles defensive tackle Cedric Thornton, Oakland Raiders receiver Rod Streater and St. Louis Rams safety Rodney McLeod all received second-round tenders.

• The Dallas Cowboyshave signed right tackle Doug Free to a three year deal, Cowboys COO Stephen Jones confirmed to Mike Fisher of Cowboys HQ

• Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is "unlikely" to return to the Atlanta Falcons, according to Rapoport. Yahoo's Rand Getlinreports that he is "leaning toward signing" with the Arizona Cardinals.

• According to Robinson, the Bills are "working hard" to keep defensive end Jerry Hughes, "but it's looking like a bidding situation."