Happy Tampering Period!
The long trudge toward free agency is one step closer as the legal tampering period opens at noon eastern on Monday. Teams will be allowed to enter contract negotiations with players who will become free agents once the new league year begins at 4:00pm ET on Wednesday, March 17th.
With $31.5 million in cap space to spend, it would not be too hopeful to expect Denver to be very active. The 2020 Denver Broncos went 5-11 and failed to win a game against any of the the teams that went on to compete in the playoffs.
In the months since hope for a solid season in 2020 were vanquished at the hands of an inept offense and catastrophic injuries, there has been plenty of talk about the work that’s gone into pulling the Broncos out of their current nose-dive. Don’t be surprised if, by the time sun goes down on Monday, that the Broncos have made moves to improve.
All eyes will be on Denver Broncos general manager George Paton as he looks to put his stamp on this team and bring the turnaround that Broncos fans so desperately wants to see. Buckle up, Broncos Country. This week could and should be wild.
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Source -- Defensive end Mario Edwards finalizing 3-year, $11.5M deal with Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears and defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. are finalizing a three-year, $11.5 million deal, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Source -- San Francisco 49ers, Kyle Juszczyk agree to 5-year, $27 million deal
The 49ers are re-signing FB Kyle Juszczyk to a five-year, $27 million deal that includes $10 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Drew Brees retires after 20 NFL seasons: 'This is not goodbye, rather a new beginning' - CBSSports.com
The 42-year-old QB steps down with a future Hall of Fame induction surely on the horizon
Aaron Jones, Packers come to terms on four-year deal worth $48 million, per report - CBSSports.com
Jones is staying in Green Bay
Drew Brees retirement: Tom Brady, other NFL stars react to future Hall of Fame quarterback's retirement - CBSSports.com
Brees has received praise from many of his peers
Texans trading Pro Bowler Benardrick McKinney to Dolphins for Shaq Lawson, per reports - CBSSports.com
The Texans and Dolphins are swapping a pair of linebackers
Patriots reportedly trading Marcus Cannon to Texans; three-time Super Bowl winner opted out in 2020 - CBSSports.com
Cannon will have a new team in 2021, as former Patriots exec Nick Caserio makes a deal as Texans GM
Taysom Hill, Saints agree on a four-year, $140 million extension, freeing up $7.5M in cap space, per report - CBSSports.com
The Saints moved quickly following Drew Brees' retirement announcement