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

Tuesday March 24th, 2015

With NFL free agency in full swing and the draft approaching next month, 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 25

• Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is not worried about Dez Bryant holding out, Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

• Saints coach Sean Payton said there is no truth behind trade rumors about quarterback Drew Brees,’s Marc Sessler reports.

• Packers coach Mike McCarthy said wide receiver Jordy Nelson had underwent a minor hip surgery this offseason, ESPN’s Pat McManamon reports.

• Bills owner Terry Pegula wouldn't oppose an NFL franchise beign placed in Toronto, John Kryk of the Toronto Sun reports.

• Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says the team isn’t planning on trading Adrian Peterson, ESPN’s Kevin Seifert reports.

• Giants coach Tom Coughlin said wide receiver Victor Cruz has started running as he recovers from a torn patellar tendon, Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post reports.

• Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said the team did a careful job of vetting defensive end Greg Hardy before signing him, Lindsay H. Jones of USA Today reports.

• The Jets have signed tight end Kellen Davis to a one-year deal, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.

March 24

• Former 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald will sign with the Chicago Bears, reports ESPN's Chris Mortensen

• Chicago will also sign former Redskins DE Jarvis Jenkins, according to Brad Briggs of the Chicago Tribune

• Safety Taylor Mays has agreed to a one-year deal with the Vikings, reports Josina Anderson of ESPN

Jets sign former Redskins DE Stephen Bowen, likely to a one-year deal according to Rich Cimini of ESPN

Texans re-sign LB Akeem Dent with a two-year deal, per Josina Anderson; deal reportedly worth $4.5 million with $2 million guaranteed

Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell expressed interest in former Vikings receiver Greg Jennings

• Philadelphia could cut guard Evan Mathis if they're unable to trade him, according to Geoff Mosher of

• Former Lions TE Kellen Davis has visited the Jets, according to Ian Rapoport

• Linebacker Casey Matthews, formerly of the Eagles, visited the Vikings on Tuesday, per Rapoport

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones says Dallas still in talks for LB Rolondo McClain, according to Ed Werder

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