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Mar
18

Bengals sign Eifert to one-year deal

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed oft-injured tight end TYLER EIFERT to a one-year deal to remain with the team for the 2019 season. Eifert suffered a broken ankle just four games into last season, and he has played only 14 games over the past three seasons due to various injuries.

Source: Cincinnati Enquirer

Mar
18

Bridgewater sticks with Saints

New Orleans backup quarterback TEDDY BRIDGEWATER decided to remain with the Saints as a backup instead of heading to Miami for a possible starting gig. Bridgewater likes the opportunity he has in New Orleans, even though 40-year-old DREW BREES has given no clear indication of when he may eventually retire.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Mar
18

Saints Pro Bowl center retires

In a surprising move, New Orleans Pro Bowl center MAX UNGER has decided to retire. The 32-year-old Unger has been an ironman over the past four seasons with the Saints, playingMore 63 of 64 possible regular season games. The Saints now find themselves in a position of having to replace a top player that they thought would be around for the 2019 season. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Mar
18

Titans add Tannehill, release Gabbert

The Tennessee Titans traded for former Miami Dolphins quarterback RYAN TANNEHILL late last week. Tannehill will provide the Titans with an experienced backup quarterback behind starter MARCUS MARIOTA. Mariota, entering hisMore fifth NFL season, has yet to play a full 16-game season. With Tannehill on board, the Titans released 2018 backup BLAINE GABBERT. Less

Source: Tennessean

Mar
18

Hunt suspended 8 games

Cleveland Pro Bowl running back KAREEM HUNT has been suspended by the NFL for the first 8 games of the 2019 season. Hunt will be allowed to practice with the teamMore through training camp until the suspension begins on August 31st. NICK CHUBB remains the starting running back for the Browns, with DUKE JOHNSON likely to stay with the team as well. Johnson had been the subject of trade rumors, but he may be needed now that Hunt will miss half the season. Less

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mar
18

Bears add safety Clinton-Dix

The Chicago Bears signed free agent safety HA HA CLINTON-DIX to a one-year deal with the team. While Clinton-Dix could have signed elsewhere for more money, he selected the Bears and a chance to reach the Super Bowl instead. Clinton-Dix has 14 career interceptions.

Source: NBC Sports

Mar
14

Jaguars release Blake Bortles

The Jacksonville Jaguars released quarterback BLAKE BORTLES on Wednesday, ending his five-year run with the team. Bortles, who turns 27 next month, is now a free agent and can sign withMore another team. He is expected to do so, although it will likely be in a backup role. Meanwhile, the Jaguars will move forward with new starting quarterback NICK FOLES. Less

Source: Florida Times-Union

Mar
14

Coleman joins crowded backfield in San Francisco

The San Francisco 49ers agreed to contract terms with free agent running back TEVIN COLEMAN on Wednesday. Coleman, 25, is coming off a season in which he had career-highs in rushingMore yards and yards per carry. He will join running backs JERICK MCKINNON and MATT BREIDA in the 49ers backfield heading into the 2019 season. Less

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Mar
14

Peterson remains in Washington

Washington running back ADRIAN PETERSON signed a two-year deal with the team on Wednesday, meaning the soon-to-be 34-year-old rusher will be back in action in 2019 and possibly beyond. DERRIUS GUICEMore should return this year after an ACL injury last preseason, but Peterson’s presence ensures that the team will not need to rush him back. Third-down back CHRIS THOMPSON will also have a role in the backfield. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Mar
14

Chargers add Tyrod Taylor as backup QB

The Los Angeles Chargers signed quarterback TYROD TAYLOR on Wednesday as the backup to veteran starter PHILIP RIVERS. Considering that Rivers has not missed a start since taking over in 2006, Taylor is not likely to help fantasy teams any time soon.

Source: Los Angeles Times

Mar
14

Gordon still in Patriots’ plans

The New England Patriots placed an original-round RFA tender on wide receiver JOSH GORDON for the 2019 season. The move guarantees Gordon’s salary cap number for one season if he signsMore with the Patriots, while ensuring that New England receives a third-round pick from any other team that might sign Gordon. The talented but troubled wide receiver is currently serving an indefinite suspension. Less

Source: Boston Globe

Mar
14

Saints sign Lutz to extension

The New Orleans Saints signed kicker WIL LUTZ to a five-year contract, meaning that the restricted free agent will remain in town for the foreseeable future. Lutz is currently the fourth-mostMore accurate kicker in NFL history, making 87 percent of his field goals. His primary goal was to sign a long-term deal with the Saints. Mission accomplished. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Mar
14

Myers returns to kick for Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks signed kicker JASON MYERS to a four-year contract, bringing him back to the team after he spent the past season kicking for the New York Jets. Myers wasMore with Seattle through part of the 2018 preseason before the team decided to keep veteran SEBASTIAN JANIKOWSKI instead. During his year with the Jets, Myers enjoyed a Pro Bowl season. Less

Source: Seattle Times

Mar
14

Raiders continue to upgrade receiving corps

The Oakland Raiders are reportedly close to finalizing a deal to add free agent wide receiver TYRELL WILLIAMS to the team. Williams, 27, would join ANTONIO BROWN and JORDY NELSON to give quarterback DEREK CARR three experienced targets heading into the 2019 season.

Source: Mercury News

Mar
14

Ravens add Pro Bowl safety

The Baltimore Ravens have reportedly reached a four-year agreement with Pro Bowl safety EARL THOMAS. The 29-year-old Thomas was considered the top safety on the free agent market. Thomas should help ease the loss of ERIC WEDDLE, who was released by the Ravens last week.

Source: Team Website

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