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NFL Rumors: Are the Jets Favored to Sign Le'Veon Bell?

Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as NFL teams prepare for the draft and free agency.

As the NFL Scouting Combine wraps up in Indianapolis, the focus of the NFL offseason will turn to free agency and the draft.

With the new league year almost here, it won't be much longer before certain players, such as Le'Veon Bell and Nick Foles, find new homes. Meanwhile, speculation continues to linger over where Antonio Brown will be playing in 2019.

Here are all the latest rumors and news from around the NFL:

• The Eagles and Cowboys have expressed interest in trading for Browns running back Duke Johnson. (Mary Kay Cabot,

• The Patriots are releasing tight end Dwayne Allen and wide receiver Darren Andrews. (Team)

• The Giants are unlikely to tag Landon Collins. (NFL Media)

• The Chiefs are franchise tagging defensive end Dee Ford. (Albert Breer, Sports Illustrated)

• The Chiefs are releasing Justin Houston. (Matt Verderame, FanSided)

• The Seahawks are franchise tagging defensive end Frank Clark. (Team)

• The Falcons are franchise tagging defensive tackle Grady Jarrett. (Team)

• The Ravens are declining to use franchise tag on C.J. Mosley. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

• The Eagles are not picking up Tim Jernigan's option year and he will be a free agent. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

• The Jets are "undeniably the favorite" to sign free-agent running back Le'Veon Bell. New York is also interested in signing RB Tevin Coleman. (Connor Hughes, The Athletic)

• The Cowboys are franchise tagging star pass rusher DeMarcus Lawrence. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

• The Steelers have enough interest in receiver Antonio Brown to trade him ahead of March 17. The Broncos, Cardinals and Raiders are among the teams interested. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

• The Texans played the non-exclusive franchise tag on DE/OLB Jadeveon Clowney. (Team)

• The Rams and Cowboys have discussed playing a preseason game in Hawaii. (Todd Archer, ESPN)

• Browns running back Duke Johnson has generated trade interest from multiple teams. (Mary Kay Cabot,

• The Eagles discussed trading veteran DE Michael Bennett during the NFL combine. (Geoff Mosher, Patreon)

• The Eagles and OG Isaac Seumalo agreed on a three-year contract extensionthrough 2022. (Team)

• The Redskins inquired about Saints QB Teddy Bridgewater during the combine. (Jake Russell, Washington Post)

• Ohio State CB Kendall Sheffield suffered a partially torn left pectoral while repping during the bench press at the combine on Saturday. Surgery won't be needed. (Kimberly Jones, NFL Network)

• Free-agent QB Nick Foles is expected to sign with the Jaguars. (Les Bowen, Philadelphia Inquirer)

• Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is "very interested" in Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray. (Peter King via Dan Patrick Show)

• Josh Rosen jerseys once priced at $100 are selling for $39.99 at a Nike store in Tempe. The Cardinals have been rumored to be considering Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray with the No. 1 pick. (FOX Sports 910 AM - Phoenix)