NFL rumors: Latest news and buzz around free agency, trades

Thursday May 21st, 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 22

• The Dallas Cowboys and cornerback Orlando Scandrick have agreed to a contract extension, reports's Ian Rapoport.

• NFL Films will choose either the Houston Texans, Buffalo Bills or Washington Redskins for this year's version of the HBO Series "Hard Knocks," reports ESPN Cleveland.

• The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League signed defensive end Michael Sam to a two-year contract, the team announced Friday.

• San Francisco 49ers running back Reggie Bush says he wants to return punts again, reports CSN Bay Area.

• Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been suspended one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Thursday

• Court records show that Darren Sharper is set to change his plea in a federal rape case in Louisiana next week, reports the Associated Press.

May 21

• A child abuse complaint has been filed against Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith

• Running back Ben Tate is working out for the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson.

• The Panthers signed safety Marcus Ball and waived safety Kimario McFadden, the team announced on Thursday 

• An Atlantic City, N.J., judge has reportedly agreed to dismiss a domestic violence charge against Ray Rice after the former Ravens running back completed a pre-trial diversion program.

Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is hoping to reach a new deal with the team, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports's complete coverage of Deflategate

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