2018 NFL free-agency coverage: All the latest signings and trades

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These are the notable free-agent signings, trades and cuts of the offseason. Most recent deals are at the top.

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Saturday, March 24

Cameron Fleming expected to sign with Cowboys

The Patriots are poised to lose both of their starting offensive tackles from Super Bowl LII, as starting left tackle Nate Solder signed with the New York Giants.

Friday, March 23

Ex-Jags WR Allen Hurns to sign two-year deal with Cowboys

Hurns, 26, was released by the Jaguars on Tuesday in a move that saved the team $7 million against the salary cap.

Panthers sign DBs Da'Norris Searcy, Ross Cockrell to two-year deals

Terms for either player were not announced, but Reign Sports Management told ESPN that Cockrell's deal was for $6.8 million. The team also signed guard Jeremiah Sirles to a one-year deal.

Vikings guard Joe Berger announces retirement

Berger spent the past seven seasons in Minnesota. He played 13 seasons in the league.

Thursday, March 22

WR Terrelle Pryor Sr. agrees to deal with Jets

Pryor's arrival gives the Jets four proven veterans at receiver, led by returning starters Robby Anderson and Jermaine Kearse. They also have Quincy Enunwa, who is coming back from a neck injury that caused him to miss the season.

Analysis: Breaking down the Pryor deal, plus every Jets signing

Packers meet with free-agent CB Tramon Williams

The Packers are bringing in Williams -- who last played for the Packers in 2014 -- a source confirmed to ESPN, although it's unclear whether a deal has been finalized. Williams previously played eight seasons in Green Bay.

Eagles, WR Mike Wallace agree to a deal

Wallace, 31, was the Ravens' most reliable wide receiver last season despite a decline in his numbers. He will replace former Eagles receiver Torrey Smith, who was traded earlier in March.

Patriots have deal with OT LaAdrian Waddle

Waddle, who enters his sixth NFL season and has played in 45 career regular-season with 28 starts, will compete for the Patriots' left tackle spot after Nate Solder signed a four-year, $62 million free-agent deal with the Giants.

Giants cut WR Dwayne Harris after injury-shortened 2017

The Giants signed Harris to a five-year, $17.5 million deal in 2015. They restructured his deal last season, a pay cut that could be recouped through incentives that he never ultimately hit.

Veteran RB Frank Gore signs with Dolphins

Gore, who will be entering his 14th season, starred at the University of Miami before beginning his NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers in 2005.

Chiefs to sign ex-Dolphins RB Damien Williams

Williams was mostly a backup with the Dolphins. He rushed for 477 yards in four seasons, including a career-high 181 last year. He was utilized frequently as a pass receiver in Miami, where he caught 85 passes, including 20 in 2017.

Cowboys sign WR Deonte Thompson to 1-year deal

Thompson, 29, led the Buffalo Bills with 318 receiving yards over the final two months of the 2017 season. He started seven of Buffalo's final eight games.

Analysis: Breaking down the Thompson deal, plus every Cowboys signing

Giants trading DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Bucs

New York is trading Pierre-Paul and a 2018 fourth-round pick to Tampa Bay for a 2018 third-round pick and a fourth-round pick, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Thursday.

Wednesday, March 21

Lions to sign DT Sylvester Williams

Detroit filled one of its biggest needs by signing Williams to a one-year deal that was announced Wednesday.

Analysis: Breaking down the Williams deal, plus every Lions signing

Colts agree to one-year deal with OL Jack Mewhort

This is the Colts' second move in the past two days to bolster their offensive line. On Tuesday, the team signed guard-center Matt Slauson to a one-year contract.

Lions sign TE Luke Willson

It's a homecoming for Wilson, who grew up in nearby LaSalle, Ontario. He has 89 career catches for 1,129 yards and 11 touchdowns in five seasons with the Seahawks.

Tuesday, March 20

G D.J. Fluker agrees to terms with Seahawks, source says

It isn't clear where the 27-year-old Fluker will fit along Seattle's offensive line. He played right guard for the past three seasons after beginning his career at tackle.

Matthew Slater returning to Patriots

Patriots special-teams captain Matthew Slater has reached agreement on a two-year deal to return to the club, according to a league source.

49ers sign G Jonathan Cooper to one-year deal

General manager John Lynch said in a statement that Cooper will compete for a starting job.

Analysis: Breaking down the Cooper deal, plus every 49ers signing

Vikings re-signing K Kai Forbath after clutch kicks

The veteran kicker became a free agent last week after booting a career-high 32 field goals in 2017, which included six from 50 yards or farther.

WR Ryan Grant to sign one-year deal with Colts

Former Washington receiver Ryan Grant, whose deal with Baltimore was voided last week after he failed a physical, is signing a one-year deal with Indianapolis, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Analysis: Breaking down the Grant deal, plus every Colts signing

Cowboys acquire FB Jamize Olawale from Raiders

The Cowboys sent their fifth-round pick (No. 173 overall) to the Raiders, while Oakland shipped its sixth-round selection (No. 192) to Dallas.

Jaguars release WR Allen Hurns, TE Marcedes Lewis

The 26-year-old Hurns, who joined the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2014, has caught 189 passes for 2,669 yards and 21 touchdowns in his four NFL seasons.

Former Packers DB Morgan Burnett signing with Steelers

Pittsburgh's release of Mike Mitchell created a need for a steady starter who will handle communication for the defensive backfield.

Analysis: Breaking down the Burnett deal, plus every Steelers signing

Monday, March 19

TE Eric Ebron agrees to deal with Colts

The deal is for two years with a maximum value of $15 million, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Analysis: Breaking down the Ebron deal, plus every Colts signing

C Mike Pouncey agrees to two-year, $15M deal with Chargers

Released by the Dolphins last week because he refused to take a pay cut, the 28-year-old Pouncey reached a deal with Los Angeles that includes $10 million fully guaranteed, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Analysis: Breaking down the Pouncey deal, plus every Chargers signing

CB Orlando Scandrick joins Redskins after release by Cowboys

With Washington, Scandrick will compete to start outside opposite Josh Norman. The Redskins had been in talks with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, but his price tag was too high for them.

Sunday, March 18

Cowboys to re-sign LS L.P Ladouceur

According to sources, Ladouceur will sign a one-year deal to remain with the Cowboys on Monday, and he will join some rarefied air entering his 14th season with the organization.

Raiders trading WR Cordarrelle Patterson to Patriots

The teams are expected to swap late-round draft picks, a league source confirmed to ESPN's Field Yates.

Reiss: Patterson could replace Dion Lewis as Patriots' top kickoff returner

Saturday, March 17

Bucs sign DE Vinny Curry after releasing Robert Ayers

It is a three-year deal for up to $27 million with a $11.5 million injury guarantee, a source told ESPN.

Colts release DT Johnathan Hankins

He had 44 tackles and two sacks while starting all 15 games that he appeared in during his lone season with the Colts.

Titans release NT Sylvester Williams

The Titans hoped Williams, 29, would adequately fill their void at nose tackle, but he didn't make as many splash plays or command the double-teams that the team expected.

Cowboys release CB Orlando Scandrick

At the end of last season, Scandrick thought his time with the Cowboys was coming to an end with the team using rookies Chidobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis at outside cornerback and safety Xavier Woods in the slot as he dealt with a back injury.

Jets trade with Colts for No. 3 overall pick in NFL draft

The Colts will receive the No. 6 overall pick, the No. 37 pick, the No. 49 pick and the Jets' second-round pick in 2019.

QB Matt Barkley signs deal with Bengals

According to the team's website, it's a two-year deal for Barkley, who will serve as the backup to starter Andy Dalton.

Analysis: Breaking down the Barkley deal, plus every Bengals signing

Patriots expected to sign S Patrick Chung to extension

Chung, who turns 31 in August, was referred to by Bill Belichick this past season as one of the best players in the NFL and is valued for his toughness and versatility. He was scheduled to earn $2 million this season and have a salary-cap charge of $3.8 million.

Reiss: Extension in works for Chung gives Pats head start on '19 plans

Veteran RB Danny Woodhead announces retirement

Woodhead, who gained nearly 5,000 total yards over nine NFL seasons after entering the league as an undrafted free agent, announced his retirement in a social media post late Friday night.

Seahawks agree to deal with WR Jaron Brown

Brown, 28, returned from a torn ACL injury in 2016 to catch 31 passes for 477 yards and 4 touchdowns for the Cardinals in 2017 -- all career highs.

Analysis: Breaking down the Brown deal, plus every Seahawks signing

Friday, March 16

Source: Versatile OL Justin Pugh agrees with Cardinals

The New York Giants' top lineman when on the field the past few seasons, Justin Pugh agrees to a five-year deal with the Cardinals.

Analysis: Breaking down the Pugh deal, plus every Cardinals signing

Texans reach deal with ex-Cardinals S Tyrann Mathieu

The Cardinals released Mathieu on March 14 after he declined to take a pay cut. Mathieu was cut just hours before $5.75 million of his 2018 salary and $8 million of his 2019 salary were to be guaranteed.

Analysis: Breaking down the Mathieu deal, plus every Texans signing

RB LeGarrette Blount signs 1-year deal with Lions

Detroit has signed the veteran running back to a one-year deal, a source confirmed to ESPN on Friday night, giving the Lions the veteran running back they've been searching for all week.

Analysis: Breaking down the Blount deal, plus every Lions signing

Buccaneers sign C Ryan Jensen to four-year deal

It's worth $42 million with $22 million guaranteed, making him the highest-paid center in the league, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano.

Analysis: Breaking down the Jensen deal, plus every Bucs signing

DE Adrian Clayborn, RB Jeremy Hill, OT Matt Tobin agree to deals with Patriots

The Patriots had been relatively quiet since the start of free agency Wednesday, but that changed Friday as the team made three moves.

Analysis: Breaking down Friday's three deals, plus every Patriots signing

WR Michael Crabtree agrees to three-year deal with Ravens

It's a move that completed a Super Bowl reunion and helped fill a sudden void for a possession receiver.

Analysis: Breaking down the Crabtree deal, plus every Ravens signing

CB Rashaan Melvin to join Raiders

Melvin fills a big need for the Raiders, who released cornerbacks Sean Smith and David Amerson this offseason and lost cornerback TJ Carrie to the Browns in free agency.

Analysis: Breaking down the Melvin deal, plus every Raiders signing

Chargers sign PK Caleb Sturgis to 2-year deal

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn had said a point of emphasis this offseason would be finding a consistent kicker who can stick around long term.

Analysis: Breaking down the Sturgis deal, plus every Chargers signing

Packers sign CB Kyle Fuller to offer sheet

Fuller received the transition tag from the Bears, who have five days to match the offer.

Vikings add Sheldon Richardson to bolster DL

The former Seahawks and Jets defensive tackle has signed a one-year contract with Minnesota, the team announced Friday.

Analysis: Breaking down the Richardson deal, plus every Vikings signing

Eagles to release DE Vinny Curry

Curry, 29, was set to make a base salary of $9 million in 2018. The Eagles attempted to restructure his contract in an attempt to keep him but were unable to come to an agreement. Trade options were also explored before his release.

Panthers nullify CB Bashaud Breeland's contract over failed physical

Breeland told ESPN.com he cut the heel of his left foot on March 4 while in the Dominican Republic, where a golf cart hit him in the back of his leg and reopened a wound first suffered in the fourth grade.

LB Preston Brown leaving Bills to sign with Bengals

Brown finished this past season with 144 tackles, tied with Packers linebacker Blake Martinez and Browns linebacker Joe Schobert for the most in the NFL.

Analysis: Breaking down the Brown deal, plus every Bengals signing

Saints, DE Alex Okafor reach two-year agreement

A source confirmed the deal is worth up to $10 million. Okafor, 27, was having a great debut season with the Saints in 2017 before suffering a season-ending Achilles tear in Week 11.

Analysis: Breaking down the Okafor deal, plus every Saints signing

TE Ed Dickson agrees to three-year deal with Seahawks

Dickson fills a need for the Seahawks, who lost tight end Jimmy Graham in free agency to the Green Bay Packers.

Analysis: Breaking down the Dickson deal, plus every Seahawks signing

Thursday, March 15

Rams restructure WR Tavon Austin's deal after losing out on Sammy Watkins

Austin's contract now is basically a one-year, $5 million deal worth up to an additional $3 million in incentives, allowing him to be a free agent at season's end.

Jets retain CB Morris Claiborne, agree to 1-year, $7M deal

Claiborne, 28, will play on a one-year contract for a second straight season. This time, he'll receive $7 million, a source said. That's a $2 million raise from last season.

Analysis: Breaking down the Claiborne deal, plus every Jets signing

WR Ryan Grant fails physical, deal with Ravens voided

Grant, who reached agreement with Baltimore on a $29 million deal, failed his physical, and his Ravens deal is null and void, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Raiders add WR Jordy Nelson and RB Doug Martin, cut WR Michael Crabtree

Oakland has given its offense a new look, adding Nelson and Martin while releasing Crabtree, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Analysis: Breaking down the Nelson and Martin deals, plus every Raiders signing

Redskins to re-sign LB Zach Brown

Brown, who finished with a team-leading 127 tackles last season, will receive a three-year contract worth $24 million, NFL Network reported.

Analysis: Breaking down the Brown deal, plus every Redskins signing

Ex-Jets WR Austin Seferian-Jenkins agrees to join Jags

Seferian-Jenkins, 25, resurrected his career with the Jets after being cut by the Buccaneers following a September 2016 arrest for drunk driving.

Analysis: Breaking down the Seferian-Jenkins deal, plus every Jaguars signing

Browns trade CB Jason McCourty to Patriots

McCourty will join his twin brother, Devin, in New England. Cleveland also sent its seventh-round pick to New England, and the Browns will receive the Patriot's sixth-round pick.

Reiss: Why Patriots traded for McCourty

DT Dontari Poe reaches deal with Panthers

Poe has agreed to a three-year contract with Carolina, sources confirmed to ESPN. He replaces Star Lotulelei, who signed with the Bills.

Analysis: Breaking down the Poe deal, plus every Panthers signing

TE Tyler Eifert staying with Bengals

Eifert reached agreement on a one-year deal to re-sign with Cincinnati, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. That takes the top available tight end off the board.

Analysis: Breaking down the Eifert deal, plus every Bengals signing

Dolphins trade for 49ers' OC Daniel Kilgore after Mike Pouncey asks for release

Pouncey will join Ndamukong Suh, Jarvis Landry, Lawrence Timmons and Julius Thomas as Miami veterans released or traded this offseason.

G Josh Sitton agrees to 2-year deal with Dolphins

The move comes on the same day as news that guard Jermon Bushrod is leaving the team to join New Orleans and center Mike Pouncey has requested to be released.

Analysis: Breaking down the Sitton deal, plus every Dolphins signing

OL Jermon Bushrod returning to Saints

Bushrod, 33, can be a versatile backup at both tackle and guard for a Saints team that just lost versatile backup Senio Kelemete to Houston.

Analysis: Breaking down the Bushrod deal, plus every Saints signing

Concussions cause Texans TE C.J. Fiedorowicz to retire

Last August, the Texans signed Fiedorowicz to a three-year, $22 million contract that included $10 million guaranteed. According to the Houston Chronicle, the Texans reworked Fiedorowicz's contract when he retired.

Texans agree to two-year deal with veteran CB Jonathan Joseph

Joseph had 45 tackles and two interceptions in 2017, including a pick-six against the Cleveland Browns in Week 6.

Analysis: Breaking down the Joseph deal, plus every Texans signing

Wednesday, March 14

QB Mike Glennon agrees with Cardinals on deal

Glennon, released earlier Wednesday by Chicago, has agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract with Arizona, according to multiple reports.

Analysis: Breaking down the Glennon deal, plus all Cardinals signings

Bills sign QB AJ McCarron to two-year deal

McCarron joins 2017 fifth-round pick Nathan Peterman on the Bills' depth chart after Buffalo's trade of Tyrod Taylor was made official Wednesday.

Rodak: McCarron should not be compared to Tyrod Taylor in 2018
Analysis: Breaking down the McCarron deal, plus every Bills signing

Texans, OL Senio Kelemete agree on three-year, $12M contract

Kelemete has been one of the most valuable "sixth men" over the past three years with the Saints.

Analysis: Breaking down the Kelemete deal, plus all Texans signings

Vikings finalizing trade to get QB Trevor Siemian from Broncos

In addition to Siemian, the Broncos will also send a 2018 late-round pick to the Vikings for a pick in the 2019 draft, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

QB Tom Savage to back up Drew Brees with Saints

Savage replaces Chase Daniel, who agreed to a contract with the Bears to back up Mitchell Trubisky.

Analysis: Breaking down the Savage deal, plus every Saints signing

Former Seahawks CB DeShawn Shead signs with Lions

It's a one-year deal worth $3.5 million that could go to $6.5 million with playtime incentives, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Seattle released Shead on March 12.

Bills release WR Anquan Boldin from retired list

Buffalo released Boldin from the retired list Wednesday, which would make him free to sign with another team should he decide to resume his playing career.

Dolphins release TE Julius Thomas, DT Ndamukong Suh

Thomas, 29, played one season for the Dolphins, who acquired him in a trade with the Jaguars last offseason.

RB Rex Burkhead re-signing with Patriots

Burkhead had signed a one-year contract with the Patriots on March 14, 2017. The one-year deal had a maximum value of $3.15 million.

Analysis: Breaking down the Burkhead deal, plus every Patriots signing

LB Todd Davis re-signs with Broncos on three-year deal

Davis, who was claimed off waivers from the Saints in 2014, was re-signed by the Broncos on a three-year deal that could be worth $15 million, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Legwold.

Analysis: Breaking down the Davis deal, plus every Broncos signing

Lions release TE Eric Ebron

Ebron was due $8.25 million -- not guaranteed -- against the cap in 2018.

Joe Thomas retires after 11 seasons in Cleveland

Thomas played every down of every game from the time he was drafted until he suffered a season-ending injury last October. The injury snapped a streak of 10,363 consecutive snaps, which is believed to be the longest in NFL history.

Former Redskins DE Trent Murphy to sign three-year deal with Bills

Signing Murphy offers Buffalo an upgrade over reserve defensive ends Ryan Davis and Eddie Yarbrough.

Analysis: Breaking down the Murphy deal and every Bills signing

CB Patrick Robinson to sign with Saints

Robinson is going to New Orleans on a four-year deal, sources told ESPN. The Eagles made a push to retain him but couldn't close the deal.

Analysis: Breaking down the Robinson deal, plus every Saints signing

Veteran backup QB Chase Daniel will sign with Bears

Daniel will serve as former second overall pick Mitchell Trubisky's primary backup. Daniel was coached by new Bears head coach Matt Nagy for three years in Kansas City.

Analysis: Breaking down the Daniel deal, plus every Bears signing

Cardinals release S Tyrann Mathieu after he declines pay cut

Mathieu was cut just hours before $5.75 million of his 2018 salary and $8 million of his 2019 salary were to be guaranteed on Wednesday afternoon.

Weinfuss: Mathieu's breakup with Cardinals came down to money -- a lot of it

Ravens to release WR Jeremy Maclin

The cap-needy Ravens gained $5 million in space by cutting Maclin after he recorded career lows with 40 catches for 440 yards, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

DE Julius Peppers agrees to 1-year deal to re-sign with Panthers

Peppers, 38, signed a one-year deal in 2017 to return to the Panthers, who drafted him, for what many thought would be his final NFL season. He maxed out the incentives in that deal with 11 sacks, his most since the 2012 season with Chicago, to earn $4.25 million.

Analysis: Breaking down the Peppers deal, plus every Panthers signing

Ex-Chiefs OL Zach Fulton plans to sign with Texans

Houston intends to sign Fulton, a source told ESPN, confirming a report by NFL Network, in a deal that will average $7.5 million per year.

Analysis: Breaking down the Fulton deal, plus every Texans signing

Jags reach deal with defensive back D.J. Hayden

The Jaguars have added to their defensive firepower, reaching an agreement with Hayden, according to sources.

Analysis: Breaking down the Hayden deal, plus every Jags signing

DT Beau Allen expected to sign with Bucs

Tampa Bay is expected to sign the former Eagles defensive tackle after the new league year begins, as first reported by the Tampa Bay Times and confirmed by ESPN.

Analysis: Breaking down the Allen deal, plus every Bucs signing

Giants to sign OT Nate Solder

The 6-foot-8, 325-pound Solder has spent his entire career with the New England Patriots, who drafted him in the 2011 first round out of Colorado.

Analysis: Breaking down the Solder deal, plus every Giants signing

Eagles keep LB Nigel Bradham

Philadelphia has re-signed Bradham to a five-year, $40 million deal, a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Analysis: Breaking down the Bradham deal, plus every Eagles signing

RB Jerick McKinnon to sign with 49ers

San Francisco will sign the former Vikings running back to a four-year, $30 million deal, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Analysis: Breaking down the McKinnon deal, plus every 49ers signing

RB Carlos Hyde expected to sign with Browns

Hyde will receive a three-year deal worth more than $15 million, including $6 million in the first year, according to the NFL Network.

Analysis: Breaking down the Hyde deal, plus every Browns signing

Tuesday, March 13

G Josh Kline close to multiyear deal with Titans

Kline will get a four-year, $26 million deal with $12M guaranteed, a source told ESPN.

Analysis: Breaking down the Kline deal, plus every Titans signing

Jets to sign LB Avery Williamson

Williamson, 26, was a tackling machine for a Titans defense that was fourth in run defense last season, finishing second on the team with 92.

Analysis: Breaking down the Williamson deal, plus every Jets signing

RB Dion Lewis to join Titans

Former Patriots playmaker Lewis is expected to sign a four-year deal with Tennessee.

Analysis: Breaking down the Lewis deal, plus every Titans signing

Jets adding Teddy Bridgewater to mix at QB

Bridgewater will get approximately half the $10 million amount that the Jets agreed upon Tuesday to pay Josh McCown on another one-year deal, a source said.

Analysis: Breaking down the Bridgewater deal, plus every Jets signing

CB Prince Amukamara to re-sign with Bears

Amukamara, who was paid $7 million guaranteed by Chicago on a one-year deal in 2017, worked out for the Bears, playing adequately enough to start 12 games.

Analysis: Breaking down the Amukamara deal, plus every Bears signing

DL Mo Wilkerson agrees to terms with Packers

The Jets released Wilkerson on March 5, ending a seven-year run that turned bitter last season.

Analysis: Breaking down the Wilkerson deal, plus every Packers signing

Top CB Trumaine Johnson expected to sign with Jets

The contract terms weren't immediately available. Johnson intends to sign his deal after 4 p.m. Wednesday, when the league year begins, according to the source.

Analysis: Breaking down the Johnson deal, plus every Jets signing

WR John Brown to sign with Ravens

The addition of Brown addressed the biggest weakness on the team. Baltimore's wide receivers produced the fourth-fewest receiving yards last season, with 3,235 yards.

Analysis: Breaking down the Brown deal, plus every Ravens signing

Browns intend to sign OLs Chris Hubbard, Donald Stephenson

Hubbard is primarily a right tackle; he started 14 games there in four seasons with Pittsburgh. Stephenson is considered a depth signing.

Analysis: Breaking down this deal, plus every Browns signing

CB Malcolm Butler intends to join Titans

Butler intends to sign with Tennessee on a five-year, $61 million deal that includes a guarantee of $30 million, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Analysis: Breaking down the Butler deal, plus every Titans signing

RB Jonathan Stewart expected to sign with Giants

Stewart, who will turn 31 on March 21, was cut by the Carolina Panthers on Feb. 28 and is coming off one of his worst seasons statistically behind an offensive line regarded by general manager Marty Hurney as one of the top five in the league.

Analysis: Breaking down the Stewart deal, plus every Giants signing

Packers to sign TE Jimmy Graham, cut veteran WR Jordy Nelson

Graham has been one of the most prolific tight ends of his era, catching 69 touchdown passes since he entered the league with the New Orleans Saints as a third-round pick in 2010. Cutting Nelson, 32, will give the Packers more than $10.2 million in cap space.

Demovsky: Graham needs Nelson-like connection with Aaron Rodgers
Analysis: Breaking down the Graham deal, plus every Packers signing

WR Donte Moncrief intends to sign with Jaguars

Moncrief's career with the Colts took a turn for the worse during the 2016 season, largely due to injuries. He missed 11 games the past two seasons because of shoulder and ankle injuries after not missing any games in his first two seasons.

Analysis: Breaking down the Lee deal, plus every Jaguars signing

Panthers plan to sign CB Bashaud Breeland

Breeland played college football at Clemson about three hours from Carolina's Bank of America Stadium and grew up about three-and-a-half hours away in Allendale, South Carolina.

Analysis: Breaking down the Breeland deal, plus every Panthers signing

Jets to re-sign QB Josh McCown, plan to sign RB Isaiah Crowell

McCown, 38, is expected to sign a one-year, $10 million contract when free agency opens on Wednesday, a source said.

Analysis: Breaking down the McCown deal, plus every Jets signing

WR Taylor Gabriel expects to sign four-year deal with Bears

Gabriel is the third impact receiver added by the Bears, joining WR Allen Robinson and TE Trey Burton.

Analysis: Breaking down the Gabriel deal, plus every Bears signing

CB Aaron Colvin to leave Jaguars for Texans

Colvin, 26, has 165 tackles, 5 sacks, 14 pass breakups and 2 fumble recoveries in 48 games (25 starts) with the Jaguars.

Analysis: Breaking down the Colvin deal, plus every Texans signing

WR Marqise Lee re-signing with Jaguars

Jacksonville is re-signing Lee to a four-year deal with $38 million maximum value and $18 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Analysis: Breaking down the Lee deal, plus every Jaguars signing

WR Danny Amendola intends to leave Pats, sign with Dolphins

Amendola is the second wide receiver to commit to signing with the Dolphins on Tuesday. Wide receiver Albert Wilson committed to signing a three-year, $24 million deal with the team earlier in the day.

Reiss: Breaking down the Amendola deal, plus every Dolphins signing
Analysis: Explaining factors that would lead Amendola to leave Patriots

QB Sam Bradford to sign with Cardinals

As the quarterback carousel keeps turning, Bradford intends to sign with Arizona, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Cardinals don't have any other quarterbacks under contract.

Weinfuss: A healthy Bradford is what Cardinals are counting on -- for one year at least
Analysis: Breaking down the Bradford deal, plus every Cardinals signing

WR Paul Richardson going to Redskins

The former Seahawks wide receiver is expected to sign a five-year, $40 million contract, including $20 million guaranteed, with Washington, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Analysis: Breaking down the Richardson deal, plus every Washington signing

Lions to add LBs Devon Kennard, Christian Jones

Kennard agreed to terms on a three-year, $18.75 million deal, while Jones will sign a two-year deal.

QB Kirk Cousins plans to sign with Vikings

The former Washington quarterback plans to sign a three-year, fully guaranteed, $84 million contract on Thursday, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Cronin: Vikings like that?! Cousins' expected signing raises Super Bowl hopes
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Analysis: Breaking down the Cousins deal, plus every Vikings signing

TE Trey Burton signing with Bears

Former Philadelphia tight end Trey Burton intends to sign a four-year deal with the Chicago Bears, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson.

Analysis: Breaking down the Burton deal, plus every Bears signing

LB Paul Posluszny retires after 11 seasons

Posluszny played seven seasons with Jacksonville and is the franchise's second all-time leading tackler (815). He also owns the franchise record for interceptions by a linebacker (11).

DT Haloti Ngata plans to sign with Eagles

Ngata will help replace defensive tackle Beau Allen, who is not expected to re-sign with the Eagles.

Analysis: Breaking down the Ngata deal, plus every Eagles signing

QB Drew Brees agrees to re-sign with Saints

Brees and the Saints have agreed to a new two-year deal worth $50 million, a source confirmed to ESPN, keeping the future Hall of Famer off the free-agent market as expected.

Triplett: Brees takes less to try to win one more with Saints
Analysis: Breaking down the Brees deal, plus every Saints signing

Ex-Giants C Weston Richburg to sign with 49ers

Richburg intends to sign a five-year contract with San Francisco, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Analysis: Breaking down the Richburg deal, plus every 49ers signing

WR Albert Wilson intends to sign with Dolphins

Wilson intends to sign with Miami on a three-year, $24 million contract, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Ravens release RB Danny Woodhead, OT Austin Howard

Baltimore created $4.8 million in much-needed salary-cap room by releasing Woodhead and not picking up the option on starting right tackle Howard on Tuesday, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Lions re-sign S Tavon Wilson

Detroit announced that it has re-signed safety Wilson. Sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Wilson will get a two-year, $7 million deal.

DT Star Lotulelei to sign with Bills; DT Williams re-signs

Lotulelei, the 14th overall selection in the 2013 draft, spent most of the past five seasons being overshadowed by Panthers teammate Kawann Short, who made the Pro Bowl in 2015.

Analysis: Breaking down the Lotulelei deal, plus every Bills signing

WR Sammy Watkins, LB Anthony Hitchens intend to sign with Chiefs

The Watkins deal is worth $48 million with $30 million guaranteed, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini.

Teicher: Chiefs should keep the good times rolling on offense
Analysis: Breaking down these moves, plus every Chiefs signing

G Andrew Norwell to sign five-year deal with Jaguars

Norwell, 26, will become the NFL's highest-paid guard, averaging $13.3 million in annual salary.

DiRocco: Norwell deal shows Jaguars prioritized run game over Allen Robinson

QB Case Keenum intends to sign with Broncos

Sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Denver will reel in the 30-year-old player to be its quarterback of the present and the future when free agency officially opens Wednesday.

Analysis: Breaking down this deal, plus every Broncos signing
Legwold: Broncos pick Keenum to get back to being playoff contenders

WR Allen Robinson, Bears agree on deal

Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson intends to sign with the Bears on a three-year, $42 million deal, barring any last-minute snags, he told ESPN's Josina Anderson late Monday night.

Dickerson: Robinson worthwhile gamble for Bears
Analysis: Breaking down the Robinson deal, plus every Bears signing

Monday, March 12

Bengals to acquire LT Cordy Glenn from Bills

Cincinnati has struggled at tackle since veteran Andrew Whitworth signed with the Rams last offseason.

Terrell: Bengals upgrade O-line after dismal 2017 with trade
Rodak: Trades allow Bills to pounce on a top quarterback in draft

DB Bradley McDougald agrees to deal to return to Seahawks

A source confirms to ESPN that the team has agreed to a three-year deal with the versatile safety, one of the team's 16 unrestricted free agents.

Analysis: Breaking down this deal, plus every Seahawks signing

Bucs agree to re-sign CB Brent Grimes, extend TE Cameron Brate

Brate's deal is for six years and $41 million with $18 million guaranteed, while Grimes' deal is for one year and $10 million.

Analysis: Breaking down these deals, plus every Bucs signing

Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick requests his release

Dallas seemed to have moved on at corner at the end of last season while Scandrick dealt with a back injury.

Chiefs to release S Ron Parker and LB Tamba Hali

Parker was asked to take a pay cut and declined. He will become a free agent after five seasons in Kansas City. Meanwhile, Hali was the Chiefs' first-round draft pick in 2006 but took on a part-time role last season.

Ravens release DB Lardarius Webb

The Ravens freed $1.75 million in cap space by releasing Webb, who has played his entire nine-year career in Baltimore.

Analysis: Breaking down every Ravens signing

Dolphins plan to move on from DT Ndamukong Suh

Suh might have been hinting at the upcoming move when he tweeted a video Monday morning in which he said, "There will be some exciting things going on."

Raiders to release CB Sean Smith

The move saves the Raiders $8.5 million on their salary cap.

Chiefs to re-sign FB Anthony Sherman

Sherman, 29, joined the Chiefs in a 2013 trade with the Arizona Cardinals. He played in all 16 games in each of his five seasons in Kansas City.

Analysis: Breaking down the Sherman deal, plus every Chiefs signing

Cards expected to release RB Adrian Peterson

Peterson, 32, would be owed a $750,000 bonus on Friday, the third day of the league year, if he were still on the team.

K Dustin Hopkins re-signs with Redskins

Hopkins, 27, has spent the past three seasons with the Redskins but missed eight games in 2017 because of a hip injury.

Sunday, March 11

Chargers CB Casey Hayward agrees to 3-year extension

Hayward's extension is worth $36 million, including $20 million in guaranteed money, his agent, David Mulugheta, told The Associated Press.

Saturday, March 10

Richard Sherman agrees to three-year deal with 49ers

Sherman told ESPN's Josina Anderson that the deal is worth up to $39.15 million. He's coming off a torn Achilles tendon in one leg and a bone spur in the other.

Wagoner: Five most memorable moments from the Sherman-49ers rivalry
Wagoner: 49ers send message they're ready to win now
Reaction: John Lynch, 49ers players welcome Sherman on social media
Analysis: Breaking down every 49ers signing

Browns to trade DT Danny Shelton to Patriots

The 6-foot-2, 335-pound Shelton entered the NFL as a first-round draft pick in 2015 (No. 12 overall), and the Browns will get a conditional pick in return.

McManamon: How Browns' depth chart looks after trades

Friday, March 9

DT Justin Ellis agrees to three-year deal with Raiders

Oakland has agreed to a three-year contract worth more than $15 million to keep Ellis off the market.

Browns deal QB Deshone Kizer to Packers for CB Damarious Randall

The teams will also swap picks in the fourth and fifth rounds, a source told ESPN. The move comes on the same day the Browns acquired Jarvis Landry from Miami and Tyrod Taylor from Buffalo.

Graziano: All the NFL quarterback market dominoes after the Browns' trades
McManamon: Best part of Browns adding three players -- They keep all their draft picks in first two rounds

Browns get QB Tyrod Taylor in trade with Bills

Cleveland has agreed to trade the 65th overall draft pick to Buffalo for Taylor, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The move means the Bills are back in the market for a quarterback.

Barnwell: The new Browns? Making sense of a trade bonanza

49ers moving on from veteran pass-rusher Elvis Dumervil

San Francisco is parting ways with the 34-year-old, who led the team with 6.5 sacks last season and has 105.5 in an 11-year career that also included stints in Denver and Baltimore.

Browns trading two draft picks to Dolphins for WR Jarvis Landry

The Browns are also working on a new contract for Landry, and a deal is expected to get done, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Bucs give WR Mike Evans huge contract extension

It is a five-year, $82.5 million extension that includes $55 million guaranteed, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Laine: Buccaneers reward durable, productive Evans with new deal

Bengals decline to pick up option on veteran CB Adam Jones

The 34-year-old veteran is coming off a tumultuous season that ended with his being placed on injured reserve after injuring his groin in December.

Terrell: With young corners on the rise, Jones' departure from Bengals seemed inevitable

Eagles trade WR Torrey Smith to Panthers for CB Daryl Worley

The rare player-for-player deal, Philadelphia is currently projected to be about $14 million over the cap and needs to shed salary before March 14. Smith will make a base salary of $5 million this season, while Worley is scheduled to make $650,000.

McManus: Trade shows Super Bowl Eagles are turning the page
Newton: Trade for Smith gives Panthers needed experience, speed at WR

Seahawks release CB Richard Sherman

Sherman made it abundantly clear he wants "to go to a contender," even if that contender might be the team that is letting him go.

Titans backup QB Matt Cassel is a cap casualty

Tennessee is releasing quarterback Matt Cassel, safety Da'Norris Searcy and receiver Eric Weems. The moves save the Titans $7.7 million in salary-cap space.

Thursday, March 8

Broncos trade CB Aqib Talib to Rams for 2018 fifth-round pick

Talib wanted to play for defensive coordinator Wade Phillips in L.A. or for Bill Belichick in New England, sources told Schefter. This helped dictate the trade to the Rams.

Gonzalez: Rams' entertainment value has only soared with their recent additions
Legwold: Trade means book almost closed on Broncos' 2014 spending spree

QB Ryan Fitzpatrick returns to Buccaneers on one-year deal

The 35-year-old backup stepped in for Jameis Winston in four games last season, winning two of his three starts.

Titans cutting ties with RB DeMarco Murray

Murray has been Tennessee's lead back the past two seasons, including in 2016, when he was the AFC's leading rusher.

CB Sam Shields signs with Rams after year out of NFL

Los Angeles announced it signed Shields, who didn't play last season after the Packers released him in February 2017.

WR Marquise Goodwin agrees to three-year extension with 49ers

A source told ESPN's Josina Anderson the new contract is worth $20.3 million and includes $10 million in guaranteed money.

Texans agree to re-sign punter Shane Lechler

The Texans have re-signed the veteran to a one-year deal, the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday. Lechler averaged 48.9 yards per punt for the Texans in 2017, which ranked second in the league.

Wednesday, March 7

Bengals reach deal with DT Chris Baker

Baker has agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with Cincinnati, according to a source. He was cut by the Buccaneers in February, just one season into a three-year, $15.75 million contract that he signed last March.

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Players who were franchised

Teams had two weeks to place the franchise tag on one pending free agent, and five used it. Read more about how the tag works here.

Rams tag S Lamarcus Joyner

Los Angeles tagged Joyner on the last day for teams to use the designation. The decision means that wide receiver Sammy Watkins will be an unrestricted free agent. Read more.

Steelers franchise RB Le'Veon Bell

Pittsburgh tagged Bell for the second consecutive year. The Steelers had increased last year's long-term contract offer, but Bell adjusted his contractual floor to $14.5 million per year to align with his running back tag. He said he won't play for a contract that averages less annually. Read more.

Cowboys tag DE DeMarcus Lawrence

The defensive end will count $17.143 million against the 2018 cap when free agency begins. The two parties will have until July 15 to work out a long-term deal. If they don't, Lawrence will play the season on the tag. Read more from Todd Archer.

Lions franchise DE Ezekiel Ansah

The Lions designated Ansah as their franchise player for 2018. When healthy, the defensive end is worth all $17.143 million he'll earn with the tag. But would a long-term deal make sense for the Lions? Read more from Michael Rothstein.

Dolphins tag WR Jarvis Landry

Miami used its nonexclusive franchise tag on the wide receiver, who informed the team that he will sign it until both can work out a trade with another team if all parties agree on compensation. The Ravens and Bears are among at least five teams to talk with Landry's agent about a potential trade, though no deal is imminent, according to a source.