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

Latest news from the NFL off-season and more.
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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 late comes from the Carolina Panthers, who signed cornerback Brandon Boykin to a one-year deal.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay compared the dangers of playing football to bobsledding or taking a painkiller, he told the Sports Business Journal.

• Free agent running back Arian Foster is visiting the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

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• Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson said the team needs to address its wide receiver need in the draft, reports NFL.com’s Chris Wesseling.

• The Detroit Lions will host former Patriots and Jets running back Stevan Ridley for a visit on Tuesday, reports Rapoport.

• Defensive end Chris Long took a pay cut to sign with the New England Patriots, reports ESPN’s Mike Reiss.

• NFL teams have approved a one-year suspension of the league’s local television blackout policy for another season, reportsSports Business Journal’s Daniel Kaplan.

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• Georgia governor Nathan Deal will veto an anti-gay bill that would have cost Atlanta future Super Bowls, reports CBS Sports’ Sean Wagner-McGough.