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

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

NFL teams have turned their attention to the draft, which starts two weeks from today. The Los Angeles Rams pulled off a blockbuster trade on Thursday morning, acquiring the No. 1 overall pick in the draft in a trade from the Tennessee Titans. It’s the first time the top pick has been traded since 2004.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• The Rams are targeting quarterback Carson Wentz with the No. 1 pick, reports the Los Angeles Times’ Sam Farmer. 

• The Philadelphia Eagles also had discussions with the Titans about trading for the No. 1 pick, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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• Defensive lineman Dominique Easley has been released by the New England Patriots, the team announced.

• Johnny Manziel was a passenger in a vehicle involved in an alleged hit and run on Wednesday night, reports TMZ.

• Manziel’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, has told him to receive “the treatment he needs” in the next five days or he will no longer represent him, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

• Former Baylor defensive lineman Shawn Oakman was arrested on sexual assault charges, reports the Waco Tribune-Herald’s Tommy Witherspoon. Oakman is projected to be a mid-round pick in the draft.

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• The NFL will release the 2016 schedule on Thursday night, reports NFL.com.

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