NFL Rumors: Le'Veon Bell Agrees to Four-Year, $52.5 Mill Deal With Jets

Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as NFL teams prepare for the draft and free agency.
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This week will bring an influx of news, from the start of the league year to major colleges setting up pro days for their prospective players as a chance for NFL scouts to get a closer look before next month's draft.

Free agency officially begins on Wednesday, but that didn't stop teams from wheeling and dealing.

One of the biggest deals came last weekend when the Oakland Raiders reportedly acquired wide receiver Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for two mid-round draft picks.

Brown's former teammate Le'Veon Bell is also expected to not be in Pittsburgh next season and teams will certainly be lining up for his services soon.

Some of the biggest deals include Nick Foles cashing in his recent success with an $88 million deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars, while former Houston Texans safety Tyrann Mathieu intends to sign a three-year, $42 million deal with the Kansas City Chiefs.

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

12:30 a.m. ET

• Free agent running back Le'Veon Bell has agreed to sign a four-year, $52.5 million deal with the New York Jets. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

10 p.m. ET

• After trading for Odell Beckham Jr., the Browns are no longer following through on their verbal agreement with wide receiver Breshad Perriman. Perriman will now sign a one-year, $4 million deal with the Buccaneers. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

8:15 p.m. ET

• The Chiefs are talking with the 49ers about a trade for pass rusher Dee Ford. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

• The Giants traded WR Odell Beckham Jr. to the Browns in exchange for safety Jabrill Peppers, a first-round draft pick and a third-round pick. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

7:30 p.m. ET

•Former Patriots WR Cordarrelle Patterson intends to sign with the Chicago Bears for $5 million per year. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

5:30 p.m. ET

•The Cardinals are expected to sign former Seahawks guard JR Sweezy to a two-year deal. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

5 p.m. ET

• Former Cardinals LB Deone Bucannon is expected to sign with the Buccaneers. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

4:25 p.m. ET

• The Raiders are giving former Rams S Lamarcus Joyner a four-year, $42 million deal. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

• The Dolphins have signed DeVante Parker to a contract extension through the 2020 season. (Miami Dolphins)

• Former Broncos C Matt Paradis intends to sign a three-year, $27 million deal with the Panthers. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

• Breshad Periiman will remain with the Browns on a one-year, $4 million deal. (ProFootball Talk)

4 p.m. ET

• Former Rams OL Rodger Saffold intends to sign a four-year, $44 million deal with the Tennessee Titans. The deal includes $22.5 million guaranteed. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

3:37 p.m. ET

• The Texans are signing former Broncos CB Bradley Roby to a one-year, $10 million deal. (James Palmer, NFL Network)

3:10 p.m. ET

• The Giants signed veteran S Antoine Betha to a two-year deal. (Reggie Wayne, Twitter)

2:37 p.m. ET

• The Saints are reportedly interest in re-signing WR Dez Bryant. Bryant is also interested. (Jane Slater, NFL; Dez Bryant, Twitter)

2:23 p.m. ET

• The Jets are giving RB Le'Veon Bell a deadline to determine whether he will sign with them. (Connor Hughes, The Athletic)

2:23 p.m. ET

• One unnamed AFC North continues to inquire about WR Odell Beckham Jr.'s availability and discussions have remained ongoing. (Field Yates via Josina Anderson, ESPN)

2:04 p.m. ET

• The Bills will sign former Washington OT Ty Nsekhe. The deal is worth $14.5 million. .(Adam Schefter, ESPN)

2:00 p.m. ET

• The Packers released LB Nick Perry. (Team)

1:50 p.m. ET

• LB Anthony Barr will sign a five-year, $67.5 million deal with the Vikings, including $33 million guaranteed. Incentives could grow the deal to $77.5 million. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

1:47 p.m. ET

• DE Trey Flowers's deal with the Lions is worth five years and $90 million. (Tom Pelissero, NFL Network)

1:37 p.m. ET

• The Jets made their "best" and final offer to RB Le'Veon Bell, but the Ravens remain in the mix to sign him. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

1:35 p.m. ET

• The Raiders are reportedly nearing a deal with RB Le'Veon Bell. (Matt Verdame, Fansided)

12:52 p.m. ET

• The Bills will sign WR Cole Beasley to a four-year, $29 million deal. (Mike Garafolo, NFL Network)

12:45 p.m. ET

• The Vikings have reached terms with LB Anthony Barr, who had previously agreed to a deal with the Jets. (Mike Garafolo, NFL Network)

12:35 p.m. ET

• The Bills are expected to sign WR John Brown for three years and $27 million. (Adam Caplan

12:25 p.m. ET

• The Dolphins are nearing a two-year agreement with WR DeVante Parker. (Tom Pelissero, NFL Network)

12:10 p.m. ET

• The Saints will sign RB Latavius Murray to a four-year deal and will move on from RB Mark Ingram after failing to reach agreement on a new contract. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

12:10 p.m. ET

• The Packers will sign former Ravens OLB Za'Darius Smith to a four-year deal worth $66 million. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network

12:06 p.m. ET

• The Cardinals signed ILB Jordan Hicks to a four-year, $36 million deal, including a $12 million signing bonus. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network

11:46 a.m. ET

• The Lions signed TE Jesse James to a four-year, $25 million deal, including $11 million guaranteed. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

11:05 a.m. ET

• The Packers will sign former Broncos OL Billy Turner. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

10:58 a.m. ET

• The Chargers intend to sign three-time Pro Bowl LB Thomas Davis. (Adam Schefter, ESPN)

10:43 a.m. ET

• The Packers intend to sign former Washington DE Preston Smith to a four-year deal worth $52 million, including $16 million guaranteed upon signing. (Josina Anderson, ESPN)

9:52 a.m. ET

• The Texans will sign former Jaguars S Tashaun Gipson. (Dianna Russini, ESPN)

9:41 a.m. ET

• The Dolphins are expected to target QB Tyrod Taylor in addition to selecting a QB in the 2019 draft with QB Teddy Bridgewater expected to remain with the Saints. (Jane Slater, NFL Network)

9:08 a.m. ET

• The Packers are signing former Bears S Adrian Amos. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

8:46 a.m. ET

• Terrell Suggs is signing a one-year, $7 million deal with the Arizona Cardinals. (Adam Schefter, ESPN.com)

​8:20 a.m. ET

• The Chicago Bears create $11 million of cap space by converting defensive end Khalil Mack's $13 million base salary and roster bonus into a signing bonus. (Field Yates, ESPN.com)

7:52 a.m. ET

• Defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson intends to sign a three-year deal with the Cleveland Browns. Richardson played last season with the Vikings. (Adam Schefter, ESPN.com)

6:14 a.m. ET

• Former Ravens linebacker CJ Mosley is expected to sign with the Jets on a five-year, $85 million deal, worth $51 million guaranteed. (Ian Rapoport, NFL.com)

5:10 a.m. ET

• The Patriots placed an original round restricted free agent tender on wide receiver Josh Gordon. Should Gordon sign with another team, New England would receive a 2nd round pick. (Ben Volin, Boston Globe)

March 11

• The Broncos will make former Dolphins OT JaWuan James the highest paid right tackle in the NFL with a four-year, $52 million contract (Adam Schefter, ESPN.com)

March 11

• The Raiders are expected to sign for former Rams safety Lamarcus Joyner. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)

March 11

• The Broncos are giving Kareem Jackson a three-year deal worth $33 million and will get $23 million fully guaranteed. (Ian Rapoport, NFL Network)