NFL rumors: Latest news from the off-season on free agency, trades, more

Monday March 28th, 2016

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

Many NFL teams have already turned their attention to next month’s NFL draft, but there are still a few moves that are making waves in free agency. The biggest news of Monday comes from the New Orleans Saints, who signed defensive tackle Nick Fairley to a one-year deal.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman is seeking a $16 million deal in extension talks with the team, reports the Charlotte Observer’s Joseph Person. A deal of that size would make Norman the highest paid cornerback in NFL history.

• The Dallas Cowboys will not draft Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa with their No. 4 pick even if he is still available, reports’s Lance Zierlein.

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• The Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles are all targeting Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott in the draft, reports’s Chase Goodbread.

• Free-agent safety Husain Abdullah announced his retirement on Instagram, citing the five concussions he suffered during his seven-year career as contributing factors to his decision.

• Tight end Jared Cook has signed a one-year, $3.6 million deal with the Green Bay Packers, reports ESPN.

• New Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III is working on his mechanics with quarterback expert Tim House, who has also worked with Tom Brady, reports’s Mary Kay Cabot.

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• The Oakland Raiders will pay a nearly $2.6 million rent increase to stay at Coliseum this season, reports the Oakland Tribune.

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