NFL rumors: Latest off-season news on free agency, trades, more
By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports
NFL teams will get their first look at their full 2016 roster ahead of training camp as minicamps open on Tuesday. The biggest league news on Monday came from the Philadelphia Eagles, who signed defensive tackle Fletcher Cox to a record six-year, $103 million extension with $63 million guaranteed.
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.
• New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson will skip minicamp, and if he does not sign a long-term deal soon, he may not report to the team’s training camp either, reports ESPN’s Rich Cimini. Wilkerson has yet to sign his franchise tag tender.
• Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman does not have a torn ACL and will be “fine” for the season after receiving a stem-cell injection from Dr. James Andrews on Tuesday, reports Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio.
• Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones will skip the team’s minicamp as he continues to hold out for a new contract, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
• The Detroit Lions have told Stephen Tulloch to stay away from minicamp as they prepare to release him, reports ESPN’s Michael Rothstein.
• Free-agent guard Nate Grubbs may be forced to retire because of a neck injury, reports Rapoport.
• Former NBA player Nate Robinson worked out with the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, reports the Washington Post’s Master Tesfatsion and Mark Maske.
• Former NFL player Bryan Robinson was pronounced dead after being found in a Milwaukee hotel room this weekend. Toxicology reports and autopsy results are still pending to determine his cause of death.