NFL rumors: Latest buzz around free agency, trades

Monday May 11th, 2015

With the NFL draft over and free agency winding down, the NFL rumor mill is abuzz. What's the latest? Check back often as we update below with all the latest scoops, including transactions, news and rumors.

May 11

• Safety D.J. Swearinger says in an Instagram post that he's leaving the Houston Texans after only two seasons with the team. Swearinger was a second-round selection by the Texans in the 2013 NFL draft.

• Tight end Fred Davis reportedly will sign with the New England Patriots on a one-year deal. Davis was reinstated last week after being suspended for a year for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

• New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington will be released, according to's Mike Reiss. Arrington has spent each of his six NFL seasons with the Patriots and was due to make $3 million this season.

• The Baltimore Sun reports that the Ravens have shifted Anthony Levine from cornerback back to his natural safety position.

May 10

• Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will reportedly be suspended for his role in the Deflategate scandal, though ​NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said the league has not made a decision on whether it will suspend the Super Bowl MVP.

May 8

• The Chicago Bears have signed third-round draft pick Hroniss Grasu to a four-year contract, the team announced on Friday.

• Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett said he wants a pay raise but does not want to be traded.

Tennessee Titans linebacker Kamerion Wimbley announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday.

• Former Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has been reinstated after being suspended indefinitely.

• Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said wide receiver Dez Bryant could return punts this season.

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