NFL rumors: Latest news and buzz around free agency, trades
With the NFL draft over and free agency winding down, the NFL rumor mill is abuzz. Many teams begin their organized team activities this week and several big-name players are skipping the workouts while they negotiate new contracts. The workouts also give teams a chance to see their draft picks and new signings compete against established veterans. The free agents who have yet to sign contracts could end up with new homes soon as the start of training camp looms.
What's the latest? Check back often as we update below with all the latest scoops, including transactions, news and rumors.
• Adrian Peterson says he will attend the team's organized team activities this week after indicating last week he would not attend.
• Chargers rookie linebacker Denzel Perryman is in hot water with the team after a video was posted of him playing dodgeball with teammates in a charity event. Perryman, the team's second round draft pick, has been limited this offseason because of a hamstring injury.
• The Chargers and defensive end Corey Liuget are reportedly working on a contract extension. Liuget is in the final season of a 4-year, $8.3 million rookie deal.
• The Panthers are nearing a contract extension with Cam Newton that would keep Newton with the team throughout the 2020 season, reports ESPN 730 in Charlotte. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that it is expected to be worth more than $100 million.