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  Broncos | Denver wants Vance Walker back    Thu Mar 23, 11:49 PM

Free-agent DE Vance Walker (Broncos) has talked to the Broncos about re-signing, and head coach Vance Joseph said the two sides will try to 'get something done.'

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  NFL | Charles Harris wows at pro day    Thu Mar 23, 09:29 PM

Missouri DE Charles Harris' performance at his pro day Thursday, March 23, was 'damn impressive,' according to a scout.

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  Rams | Tyrunn Walker joins LA Rams    Thu Mar 23, 08:57 PM

Free-agent DT Tyrunn Walker (Lions) agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Rams Thursday, March 23.

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  Dolphins | Ndamukong Suh to be ready for OTAs    Thu Mar 23, 07:35 PM

Miami Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh (knee) is expected to be ready for offseason workouts and organized team activities in April despite undergoing minor knee surgery in January.

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  Saints | Darryl Tapp re-signs with Saints    Thu Mar 23, 05:16 PM

New Orleans Saints DE Darryl Tapp re-signed to an undisclosed deal Thursday, March 23.

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  Packers | Ricky Jean-Francois signs with Packers    Thu Mar 23, 04:45 PM

Free-agent DT Ricky Jean-Francois (Redskins) signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Green Bay Packers Thursday, March 23, according to a source.

Footballguys view: An interesting addition to the lineup, which needs to continue stiffening up the middle for run defense.

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  NFL | Takkarist McKinley lining up visits    Wed Mar 22, 10:57 PM

UCLA DE Takkarist McKinley will reportedly meet with the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, April 2. The Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions are among the handful of teams interested in talking with him after that, according to NFL Network's Courtney Fallon.

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  Dolphins | Miami unlikely to pursue Ricky Jean-Francois    Wed Mar 22, 08:09 PM

Free-agent DT Ricky Jean-Francois (Redskins) is not scheduled to meet with the Miami Dolphins because he does not appear to be a scheme fit for the team.

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  Dolphins | Jared Odrick not an option for Miami    Wed Mar 22, 08:07 PM

Free-agent DE Jared Odrick (Jaguars) has some interest in the Miami Dolphins, but the Dolphins are not interested in signing him.

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  Dolphins | Miami has contacted Johnathan Hankins    Wed Mar 22, 08:06 PM

Free-agent DT Johnathan Hankins (Giants) has been contacted multiple times by the Miami Dolphins, but he is still looking for a lucrative contract.

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  Steelers | Tyson Alualu expected to be used as DE, DT    Wed Mar 22, 04:30 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Tyson Alualu expected to be a backup to all three of the defensive line positions in the team's 3-4 defensive alignment.

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  Chiefs | Jarvis Jenkins back with Kansas City    Wed Mar 22, 03:06 PM

Free-agent DT Jarvis Jenkins (Chiefs) agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs Wednesday, March 22. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Vikings | Minnesota showing interest in Malik McDowell    Wed Mar 22, 03:05 PM

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer worked out Michigan State DT Malik McDowell at his pro day Wednesday, March 22.

Footballguys view: McDowell is likely to be a first-round pick in the 2017 NFL draft. He's got the length and strength to attack from the edge, where the potential to be special is there. McDowell didn't put up the expected numbers in 2016 as he dealt with an ankle injury and there's concern that he might be a bit lazy.

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  Steelers | Tyson Alualu contract update    Wed Mar 22, 02:42 PM

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers DT Tyson Alualu signed a two-year contract worth $6 million. The deal includes $1.75 million in guaranteed money.

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  Cardinals | Frostee Rucker terms    Wed Mar 22, 10:30 AM

Updating previous reports, Arizona Cardinals DE Frostee Rucker's one-year deal is worth $1.08 million with $80,000 fully guaranteed. He can earn another $500,000 in incentives.

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  Packers | Ricky Jean-Francois visiting Packers    Tue Mar 21, 08:43 PM

Free-agent DE Ricky Jean-Francois (Redskins) will pay a visit to the Green Bay Packers after recently visiting the Seattle Seahawks.

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  Lions | Armonty Bryant back with Lions    Tue Mar 21, 07:23 PM

Detroit Lions DE Armonty Bryant re-signed to an undisclosed deal Tuesday, March 21.

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  Steelers | Tyson Alualu signs with Steelers    Tue Mar 21, 04:38 PM

Free-agent DT Tyson Alualu (Jaguars) signed a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, March 21, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Panthers | Two more Panthers need surgery    Tue Mar 21, 03:43 PM

Carolina Panthers DE Charles X. Johnson (back) underwent surgery on his injured back Tuesday, March 21. WR Damiere Byrd (knee) will have surgery on his injured left knee Thursday, March 23. Both players will not participate in the Panthers' offseason program, but they are expected to be ready for training camp.

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  Jaguars | Calais Campbell to get more work at DE    Mon Mar 20, 09:37 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars DL Calais Campbell said the team plans on using him more at defensive end next season. He added that this was 'appealing' to him when deciding which club he would sign with in free agency, and that when he's gotten opportunities to play on the edge, he's succeeded.

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  Jaguars | Calais Campbell to see time at DE    Mon Mar 20, 08:39 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars DT Calais Campbell said the Jaguars plan to use him more at defensive end in 2017.

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  Bears | C.J. Wilson returning to Chicago    Mon Mar 20, 06:35 PM

Free-agent DT C.J. Wilson (Bears) will re-sign with the Chicago Bears, according to his agent.

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  Giants | Jared Odrick may be option for Giants    Mon Mar 20, 06:15 PM

Free-agent DT Jared Odrick (Jaguars) could receive some interest from the New York Giants if the team is not able to re-sign free-agent DT Johnathan Hankins, in the opinion of NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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  Chargers | Tenny Palepoi back with Chargers    Mon Mar 20, 02:50 PM

Los Angeles Chargers DE Tenny Palepoi was re-signed Monday, March 20. Palepoi will finish a four-game suspension by sitting out the first game of the 2017 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

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  Steelers | Tyson Alualu visiting Steelers    Mon Mar 20, 12:27 PM

Free-agent DL Tyson Alualu (Jaguars) is visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, March 20.

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  Lions | Jordan Hill signs with Detroit    Mon Mar 20, 10:45 AM

Free-agent DT Jordan Hill (Jaguars) was signed by the Detroit Lions Monday, March 20, on an undisclosed deal.

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  Seahawks | Ricky Jean-Francois to visit Seahawks    Mon Mar 20, 09:45 AM

Free-agent DE Ricky Jean-Francois (Redskins) will visit the Seattle Seahawks this week.

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  Bears | Ricky Jean-Francois visits Bears    Mon Mar 20, 09:45 AM

Free-agent DE Ricky Jean-Francois (Redskins) visited the Chicago Bears over the weekend, but a deal was not reached.

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  Giants | Johnathan Hankins resolution soon    Mon Mar 20, 09:06 AM

Free-agent DT Johnathan Hankins (Giants) has tried to find an offer better than the New York Giants' standing offer for weeks, and the team wants an answer soon.

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  Titans | Sylvester Williams financials    Sun Mar 19, 03:28 AM

Tennessee Titans DT Sylvester Williams has a three-year deal worth $17.5 million. The deal includes a $3 million signing bonus. Williams is due a $2 million base salary and a $2 million roster bonus (which was already paid) in 2017. His base salaries will eventually increase to $5 million in 2018 and $5.5 million in 2019. $2.5 million of his 2018 salary is now guaranteed for injury.

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  Cowboys | Tyrone Crawford questionable for OTAs    Sat Mar 18, 06:05 PM

Dallas Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford (shoulder) is still regaining strength in his surgically repaired shoulder, and he or the team has yet to put a timeline on his recovery.

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  Cowboys | Cedric Thornton could start    Sat Mar 18, 04:06 PM

Dallas Cowboys DT Cedric Thornton appears to be the leading candidate to start at defensive tackle next season since the team lost DT Terrell McClain to the Washington Redskins.

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  Redskins | Ziggy Hood financial details    Sat Mar 18, 10:43 AM

Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins DT Ziggy Hood's two-year, $2.7 million contract includes a $300,000 signing bonus, $15,625 for every game he is active, $600,000 in incentives, and a $600,000 escalator.

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  Panthers | Kyle Love contract details    Sat Mar 18, 10:34 AM

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers DT Kyle Love's two-year contract is worth $2.2 million. The deal also includes a $200,000 signing bonus, a $25,000 workout bonus and $10,000 for every game he is active, along with $500,000 in annual incentives.

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  Bears | John Jenkins' deal is for one year    Sat Mar 18, 10:28 AM

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears NT John Jenkins' contract is for one year. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Cowboys | Tyrone Crawford rehab update    Sat Mar 18, 10:11 AM

Dallas Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford (shoulder) remains limited in his upper body movement following left shoulder surgery nearly two months ago. He has not put a timeline on his recovery timetable, so his status for organized team activities remains up in the air.

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  Falcons | Dontari Poe's contract features weight clause    Sat Mar 18, 09:41 AM

Atlanta Falcons DT Dontari Poe's one-year deal includes a $500,000 bonus connected to meeting a consistent weight level, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.

Footballguys view: The Falcons are just being smart here. Poe weighed 346 pounds at the 2012 Scouting Combine and has been listed at that amount ever since but has stated that he wants to play at 330 pounds with the Falcons.

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  Colts | Al Woods contract update    Fri Mar 17, 08:13 PM

Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts DT Al Woods signed a two-year deal with the Colts worth $5 million, according to a source.

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  NFL | Ricky Jean-Francois has two visits planned    Fri Mar 17, 07:24 PM

Free-agent DT Ricky Jean-Francois (Redskins) will meet with the Chicago Bears Saturday, March 18, and is scheduled to meet with the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, March 19.

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  Colts | Al Woods not expected to start    Fri Mar 17, 06:36 PM

Indianapolis Colts DT Al Woods is not expected to be a starter next season but will compete for playing time during training camp.

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  Cardinals | Frostee Rucker back with Arizona    Fri Mar 17, 04:37 PM

Free-agent DT Frostee Rucker (Cardinals) agreed to terms with the Arizona Cardinals Friday, March 17. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Bears | John Jenkins inks deal with Chicago    Fri Mar 17, 12:47 PM

Free-agent DT John Jenkins (Seahawks) agreed to terms on an undisclosed contract with the Chicago Bears, according to a source.

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  Giants | Jason Pierre-Paul returning to Giants    Fri Mar 17, 11:19 AM

Free-agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul (Giants) has agreed to a multi-year contract with the New York Giants Friday, March 17.

Footballguys view: They placed the franchise tag on JPP to give themselves more time to work out a long-term deal, and that's what they did. Pierre-Paul's four-year deal averages about $17 million per year, and it includes $54 million guaranteed. Now the Giants will have some room to keep DT Johnathan Hankins if they can afford it.

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  Seahawks | Seattle hosting two players    Thu Mar 16, 10:12 PM

Free-agent DT Ricky Jean-Francois (Redskins) and LB Arthur Brown (Jets) will visit the Seattle Seahawks Friday, March 17.

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  Dolphins | Miami counting on Jordan Phillips    Thu Mar 16, 09:56 PM

Miami Dolphins DT Jordan Phillips needs to take the next step in 2017 and make a consistent impact, according to head coach Adam Gase. 'Twenty-five plays a game is not really going to do anything for us,' Gase said. 'So we need his snaps to get up.'

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  Falcons | Dontari Poe turned down additional dollars    Thu Mar 16, 06:52 PM

Atlanta Falcons DT Dontari Poe ended up turning down a one-year, $9 million deal (plus incentives) that was fully guaranteed from the Jacksonville Jaguars. He favored the Falcons all along.

Footballguys view: The Falcons appear to be closer to a championship, a likely factor for Poe. He may also stand out more in Atlanta, where there are less potential impact defenders. That would give him a better chance of cashing in on a contract in 2018.

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  Rams | Connor Barwin joins LA Rams    Thu Mar 16, 06:39 PM

Free-agent LB Connor Barwin (Eagles) signed a one-year deal for a maximum of $6.5 million with the Los Angeles Rams Thursday, March 16.

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  Vikings | More on Datone Jones' contract    Thu Mar 16, 04:29 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Datone Jones' one-year deal includes a $1.6 million signing bonus. It also comes with a $1.5 million base salary, up to $500,000 in weekly roster bonuses and a $150,000 workout bonus. Jones can also earn up to $1.25 million based on incentives involved with sacks and playing time.

Footballguys view: The Vikings pick off a Packer. Jones is a decent linebacker with some upside, but we'll see what kind of time he gets in Mike Zimmer's defense. We like what Zimmer could do with Jones.

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  Jets | Mike Pennel back with Jets    Thu Mar 16, 04:15 PM

New York Jets DT Mike Pennel is re-signing to a one-year deal Thursday, March 16, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  NFL | Johnathan Hankins wants big money    Thu Mar 16, 03:02 PM

Free-agent DT Johnathan Hankins (Giants) is seeking at least $10 million per year for his next contract, according to sources.

Footballguys view: That's going to keep him from returning to the Giants and might be a bit high market for anyone else.

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