Free Agency News: March 11

A look at what has transpired so far in NFL free agency around the entire league.

Friday, March 11

-Cleveland Browns signed offensive lineman Alvin Bailey (Seahawks) and linebacker Justin Tuggle (Texans).

-Cleveland Browns released quarterback Johnny Manziel.

-Denver Broncos traded with the Philadelphia Eagles for quarterback Mark Sanchez. Will send a conditional 2017 draft pick to the Eagles.

-Defensive end Robert Ayers (Giants) agreed to terms with Tampa Bay.

-Cornerback Prince Amukamara (Giants) agreed to terms with Jacksonville.

-Cornerback Brent Grimes (Dolphins) signed with Tampa Bay.

-Colts agree to terms with quarterback Scott Tolzien (Packers).

-Cornerback Morris Claiborne re-signed with the Dallas Cowboys. 

Thursday, March 10

Catching up on more comings and goings on day two of free agency.

-Steelers signed unrestricted free agent Ladarius Green (Chargers) to a four-year contract.

-Wide receiver Michael Sanu (Bengals) signed with the Atlanta Falcons

-Offensive tackle Bobby Massie (Cardinals) and linebacker Danny Trevathan (Broncos) signed with the Chicago Bears.  

-Tight end Vernon Davis (Broncos) is reported to be visiting the Atlanta Falcons.

-Miami Dolphins sign restricted free agent C.J. Anderson (Broncos) to an offer sheet.

-New York Giants keep defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.

-Oakland Raiders agreed with offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele (Ravens).

-Linebacker Bruce Irvin (Seahawks) is also headed to the Raiders.

-Baltimore Ravens agree with tight end Benjamin Watson (Saints).

-Defensive end Mario Williams (Bills) joins the Miami Dolphins.Wednesday, March 9


-The Browns have had four players leave on day one of free agency: Center Alex Mack (Falcons), right tackle Mitchell Schwartz (Chiefs), safety Tashaun Gipson (Jaguars) and receiver Travis Benjamin (Chargers).

-Bengals cornerback Adam Jones agreed to a three-year deal to stay put.

-Defensive lineman Brandon Mebane (Seattle) agreed to a three-year deal with the Chargers.

-Running back Doug Martin re-signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

-Defensive end Olivier Vernon (Miami) got a deal from the New York Giants.

-Tight end Coby Fleener (Indianapolis) is headed to New Orleans.

-Indianapolis released receiver Andre Johnson.

-Quarterback Brock Osweiler (Broncos) has agreed to a deal with the Houston Texans.

-Bengals wide receiver Michael Sanu is going to visit the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, per the team.

-Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan (Broncos) agreed to a four year deal with the Bears.

And ... we have a trade.

And another....

Before free agency began the Steelers re-signed guard Ramon Foster, cornerback William Gay, safety Robert Golden and receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to three-year contracts.

Also before the 4 p.m. whistle blew...

  • The Bengals retained safety George Iloka.
  • Fullback Mike Tolbert will remain in Carolina.
  • QB Matt Hasselbeck retired from the Colts, joining the list of those below who also retired this offseason.
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