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  Cardinals | AZ's Jordan Hicks to seek trade    Wed May 12, 11:41 AM

Arizona Cardinals LB Jordan Hicks has received permission to seek a trade after the team selected LB Zaven Collins at No. 16 overall in the NFL draft.

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  Panthers | Dan Morgan hired as assistant GM    Sat May 8, 12:46 PM

Buffalo Bills team executive Dan Morgan on Saturday, May 8, was hired as the Carolina Panthers' assistant general manager.

Footballguys view: Morgan is back with the Panthers, this time in the front office. A first-round pick in the 2001 NFL draft, Morgan played with the Panthers through the 2007 season. After retiring, Morgan spent almost seven years as the Director of Pro Personnel for the Seahawks. In Seattle, he worked with new Panthers GM Scott Fitterer. Morgan has spent the last three years with the Buffalo Bills.

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  Texans | Neville Hewitt agrees to terms    Fri May 7, 03:53 PM

Free-agent LB Neville Hewitt (Jets) agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Houston Texans Friday, May 7. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Texans | Neville Hewitt visiting Houston    Thu May 6, 06:34 PM

Free-agent LB Neville Hewitt (Jets) is meeting with the Houston Texans Thursday, May 6, according to a source.

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  Bills | Tremaine Edmunds' option picked up    Mon May 3, 11:33 AM

Buffalo Bills LB Tremaine Edmunds' fifth-year option was exercised Monday, May 3.

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  Titans | Rashaan Evans' option a no-go    Mon May 3, 08:42 AM

Tennessee Titans LB Rashaan Evans did not have his fifth-year option exercised. He'll be a free agent after the 2021 season.

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  Bears | Roquan Smith's option picked up    Tue Apr 27, 02:09 PM

Chicago Bears LB Roquan Smith had his fifth-year team option exercised Tuesday, April 27.

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  Jets | C.J. Mosley suited for 4-3 defense    Sun Apr 25, 10:09 PM

New York Jets LB C.J. Mosley will have a role in the team's new 4-3 defense, according to head coach Robert Saleh.'C.J. is one of those players where it doesn't really matter what the scheme is, he's going to fit,' Saleh said.

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  Jets | C.J. Mosley could still be moved    Sun Apr 18, 12:13 PM

New York Jets LB C.J. Mosley is not a trade target for teams at this point, but the Jets may look to move him during the 2021 NFL Draft, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Rich Cimini.

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  Steelers | Vince Williams gets one-year deal    Wed Apr 14, 07:27 PM

Updating a previous story, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Vince Williams signed a one-year deal Wednesday, April 14, according to sources. Williams also said he will think about retirement following the 2021 season and will consider transitioning into coaching.

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  Dolphins | Two sign tenders with Miami    Wed Apr 14, 05:13 PM

Miami Dolphins LB Calvin Munson and DB Jamal Perry signed their exclusive rights free-agent tenders Wednesday, April 14.

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  Steelers | Vince Williams staying put    Wed Apr 14, 03:00 PM

Free-agent LB Vince Williams signed an undisclosed contract to remain with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday, April 14.

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  Titans | Tennessee meets with B.J. Goodson    Thu Apr 8, 04:30 PM

Free-agent LB B.J. Goodson (Browns) recently met with the Tennessee Titans.

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  Eagles | Eric Wilson lands in Philly    Wed Apr 7, 05:13 PM

Free-agent LB Eric Wilson (Vikings) is signing a one-year deal worth up to $3.25 million with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to sources Wednesday, April 7.

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  Vikings | Nick Vigil deal officially done    Tue Apr 6, 06:04 PM

Free-agent LB Nick Vigil (Chargers) officially signed with the Minnesota Vikings Tuesday, April 6. Terms of the contract weren't disclosed.

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  Ravens | L.J. Fort returns to BAL    Thu Apr 1, 04:45 PM

Free-agent LB L.J. Fort (Ravens) agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens Thursday, April 1. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Bills | Marquel Lee headed to Buffalo    Wed Mar 31, 04:15 PM

Free-agent LB Marquel Lee (Raiders) signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday, March 31. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

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  Texans | Zach Cunningham restructures    Tue Mar 30, 09:21 AM

Houston Texans LB Zach Cunningham restructured his contract Tuesday, March 30, to create $5.6325 million in salary cap space.

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  Dolphins | More on Elandon Roberts' deal    Sun Mar 28, 05:52 PM

Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins LB Elandon Roberts signed a one-year contract with the Dolphins worth $1.345 million. The deal includes a $650,000 signing bonus, and Roberts can make an additional $750,000 in incentives.

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  Bengals | Jordan Evans returns to Bengals    Sun Mar 28, 02:47 PM

Free-agent LB Jordan Evans (Bengals) re-signed with the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, March 28. Evans receives a one-year contract, but financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Vikings | Nick Vigil addition not official yet    Fri Mar 26, 05:55 PM

Free-agent LB Nick Vigil (Chargers) has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings but it may not be made official for a few more weeks because of team business, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Vigil was a contributor for the Chargers last year and once started for the Bengals. His defensive coordinator in Cincinnati, Paul Guenther, is now with the Vikings as a senior defensive assistant coach.

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  Dolphins | Miami bringing back Elandon Roberts    Wed Mar 24, 02:14 PM

Free-agent LB Elandon Roberts (Dolphins) signed an undisclosed contract to remain with the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday, March 24.

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  Lions | Alex Anzalone finds new home with Detroit    Wed Mar 24, 01:04 PM

Free-agent LB Alex Anzalone (Saints) agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $1.75 million with the Detroit Lions on Wednesday, March 24.

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  Football Team | Jared Norris stays in Washington    Tue Mar 23, 07:17 PM

Free-agent LB Jared Norris (Washington) re-signed with the Washington Football Team on an undisclosed contract Tuesday, March 23.

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  Texans | Houston signs with Hardy Nickerson    Mon Mar 22, 05:25 PM

Free-agent LB Hardy Nickerson Jr. (Vikings) signed with the Houston Texans Monday, March 22, according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Buccaneers | Kevin Minter re-signed    Sat Mar 20, 11:24 AM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed LB Kevin Minter Saturday, March 20. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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  Panthers | Four free agents sign with Carolina    Fri Mar 19, 07:00 PM

Updating previous reports, free-agent OG Pat Elflein (Jets), DE Morgan Fox (Rams), LB Denzel Perryman (Chargers) and LB Haason Reddick (Cardinals) officially signed Friday, March 19, with the Carolina Panthers.

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  Patriots | New England finalizes several contracts    Fri Mar 19, 06:36 PM

Free-agent LB Kyle Van Noy (Dolphins), DE Montravius Adams (Packers), WR Nelson Agholor (Raiders), WR Kendrick Bourne (49ers), TE Hunter Henry (Chargers), C Ted Karras (Dolphins), LB Raekwon McMillan (Raiders), TE Jonnu Smith, DE Deatrich Wise Jr. (Patriots) and DB Cody Davis (Patriots) finalized their respective contract agreements Friday, March 19, with the New England Patriots.

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  Buccaneers | Lavonte David financial breakdown    Fri Mar 19, 04:38 PM

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David's two-year contract is worth $25 million and includes $20 million in guaranteed money. The final three years of the deal void if he's on the roster he last day of the 2022 league year. He will receive guaranteed salaries of $1.075 million each of the next two seasons, and $7.5 of the $12.5 million guaranteed at signing covers injury. The contract includes $5 million guaranteed for skill and cap at signing, with another $2.5 million guaranteed for skill and cap if he's on the roster the fifth day of the 2022 new league year. David will get $6 million guaranteed as a roster bonus on the fifth day of the 2021 new league year. Finally, $5.425 million will be guaranteed in per-game roster bonus if he's on the active roster.

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  Browns | Anthony Walker signing with CLE    Fri Mar 19, 01:52 PM

Free agent LB Anthony Walker (Colts) on Friday, March 19, agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Cleveland Browns, per Walker's agent.

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  Patriots | Raekwon McMillan joining Pats    Fri Mar 19, 01:19 PM

Free agent LB Raekwon McMillan (Raiders) on Friday, March 19 is signing a one-year contract with the New England Patriots, per a source.

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  Giants | Reggie Ragland joining G-Men    Thu Mar 18, 09:38 PM

Free-agent LB Reggie Ragland (Lions) is signing a one-year deal with the New York Giants Thursday, March 18, according to a source.

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  Texans | Tae Davis financials    Thu Mar 18, 08:04 PM

Updated a previous report, free-agent LB Tae Davis (Browns) signed a one-year contract worth $1.25 million - including a $100,000 signing bonus - with the Houston Texans on Wednesday, March 17.

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  Football Team | Washington signs David Mayo    Thu Mar 18, 06:40 PM

Free-agent LB David Mayo (Giants) signed with the Washington Football Team Thursday, March 18. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Seahawks | Seattle keeps Nick Bellore    Thu Mar 18, 04:23 PM

Free-agent FB Nick Bellore (Seahawks) signed with the Seattle Seahawks Thursday, March 18, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Texans | Tae Davis joining Houston    Wed Mar 17, 06:17 PM

Free-agent LB Tae Davis (Browns) is signing an undisclosed contract with the Houston Texans Wednesday, March 17, according to his agent.

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  Dolphins | Miami officially acquires Benardrick McKinney    Wed Mar 17, 04:28 PM

Houston Texans LB Benardrick McKinney was officially acquired by the Miami Dolphins Wednesday, March 17, in exchange for DE Shaq Lawson and a 2021 sixth-round draft choice. The Dolphins will also acquire a 2021 seventh-round draft choice in the trade.

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  Panthers | Denzel Perryman joining Carolina    Wed Mar 17, 04:04 PM

Free-agent LB Denzel Perryman (Chargers) agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Carolina Panthers Wednesday, March 17, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Titans | Tennessee keeping Jayon Brown    Wed Mar 17, 03:22 PM

Tennessee Titans LB Jayon Brown agreed to terms on a new one-year contract with the Titans Wednesday, March 17, worth $5.25 million, according to a source.

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  Steelers | Vince Williams let go    Tue Mar 16, 04:17 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Vince Williams was released Tuesday, March 16, according to a source.

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  Vikings | Nick Vigil financials    Tue Mar 16, 03:00 PM

Updating a previous report, impending free-agent LB Nick Vigil (Chargers) reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $1.75 million - including a $450,000 signing bonus - with the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, March 15.

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  Bills | Tyler Matakevich back with Buffalo    Mon Mar 15, 11:53 PM

Buffalo Bills LB Tyler Matakevich signed a one-year contract extension to remain with the Bills on Monday, March 15. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

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  Vikings | Minnesota adding Nick Vigil    Mon Mar 15, 11:25 PM

Impending free-agent LB Nick Vigil (Chargers) reportedly agreed to terms to a one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, March 15. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed, but NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports the deal includes 'over $1 million guaranteed.'

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  Texans | Joe Thomas gets deal done with Houston    Mon Mar 15, 07:36 PM

Impending free-agent LB Joe Thomas (Cowboys) reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $2 million with the Houston Texans on Monday, March 15.

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  Jets | Jarrad Davis signing with Jets    Mon Mar 15, 04:21 PM

Detroit Lions impending free-agent LB Jarrad Davis plans to sign a one-year contract with the New York Jets worth $7 million, according to a source.

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  Ravens | Chris Board staying with Baltimore    Mon Mar 15, 04:19 PM

Baltimore Ravens LB Chris Board agreed to terms on a new one-year contract with the Ravens Monday, March 15, worth as much as $2.683 million, according to a source.

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  Texans | Kamu Grugier-Hill will sign with HOU    Mon Mar 15, 02:22 PM

Miami Dolphins impending free-agent LB Kamu Grugier-Hill plans to sign a one-year contract with the Houston Texans worth as much as $3.25 million, according to a source.

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  Browns | Tae Davis won't get tender    Sat Mar 13, 01:48 PM

Cleveland Browns LB and pending free agent Tae Davis won't receive a tender offer, according to a source Saturday, March 13.

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  Buccaneers | Kevin Minter staying in Tampa    Fri Mar 12, 09:51 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Kevin Minter agreed to a one-year deal to remain with the team Friday, March 12, according to a source.

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  Texans | Christian Kirksey signs with Houston    Fri Mar 12, 11:14 AM

Free-agent LB Christian Kirksey (Packers) signed a one-year deal with the Houston Texans Friday, March 12, worth up to $4.5 million.

Footballguys view: Kirksey has only played 20 games in the last three years, but he is a starting quality off-ball linebacker when he's on the field. The Texans are making minor deals to fill out their depth chart before prices explode next week at the open of free agency.

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