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  NFL | Clay Matthews unofficially announces retirement    Tue Sep 27, 08:02 PM

Free agent LB Clay Matthews (Rams) unofficially announced his retirement on Tuesday, Sept. 27. 'My playing days are over,' Matthews said.

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  NFL | Justin Hilliard's suspension lifted    Tue Sep 20, 08:15 PM

Free-agent LB Justin Hilliard (Giants) had his suspension lifted on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Hilliard was given a two-game ban for violating the league's performance-enhancing substance policy.

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  NFL | Cole Beasley receiving interest    Fri Sep 16, 07:10 PM

Free-agent WR Cole Beasley (Bills) is receiving interest from multiple teams but is hoping to join a Super Bowl contender, according to sources.

Footballguys view: Beasley can still ball, and some team in need of a veteran slot receiver will sign him this season. Last year for the Bills, Beasley had 82 catches for 693 yards and one touchdown. There has been some speculation Beasley could return to Dallas and play for the Cowboys again (he played there from 2012-2018).

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  NFL | Ja'Wuan James settles grievance with Denver    Mon Aug 29, 04:30 PM

Baltimore Ravens OT Ja'Wuan James settled his grievance with the Denver Broncos for $1.09 million on Monday, Aug. 29. James initially filed a grievance seeking $15 million in June of 2021 after suffering a torn Achilles while working out away from the team facility last offseason. He was released by Denver about one week after he was placed on the Reserve/Nonfootball Injury list.

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  NFL | Eric Fisher wants to play    Thu Aug 25, 06:40 PM

Free-agent OT Eric Fisher (Colts) wants to play this upcoming season but has turned down offers from nine teams this offseason because he is being selective, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Cowboys just lost Tyron Smith, so they could be an interested party here. Fisher is smart to wait as at least a team or two will be more desperate after they see what they have at offensive tackle in action in Week 1.

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  NFL | Eric Fisher still wants to play    Thu Aug 25, 03:06 PM

Free-agent OT Eric Fisher (Colts) has reportedly turned down offers from nine teams to play but has interest in playing this season, according to a source via ESPN's Ed Werder.

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  NFL | JC Tretter announces retirement    Thu Aug 25, 09:50 AM

Former Cleveland Browns C JC Tretter announced his retirement Thursday, Aug. 25.

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  NFL | Davion Davis fully healthy    Wed Aug 24, 03:44 PM

Free-agent WR Davion Davis (hamstring) has completely recovered from his hamstring injury and is ready to play again.

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  NFL | Shaquem Griffin announces retirement    Wed Aug 24, 11:06 AM

Free-agent LB Shaquem Griffin (Dolphins) announced his retirement on Wednesday, Aug. 24, after four seasons in the NFL.

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  NFL | Ty Fryfogle has hamstring injury    Wed Aug 17, 01:35 PM

Free-agent WR Ty Fryfogle (Cowboys) is expected to miss about four weeks with an unspecified hamstring injury, per NFL Network's Mike Garafolo on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

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  NFL | Odell Beckham ahead of schedule    Wed Aug 3, 01:17 PM

Free-agent WR Odell Beckham Jr. (knee is ahead of schedule in his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, per a source on Wednesday, Aug. 3. The same source also noted that Beckham is 'strong -- real strong' and 'bigger than I've seen him ever.'

Footballguys view: Beckham should be ready to play before the end of the regular season. A team could sign him now and place him on the PUP list to begin the season to get an extra roster spot while he recovers. The Rams are a strong candidate to bring Beckham back if Van Jefferson's latest knee issue threatens his availability this season.

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  NFL | Will Fuller receiving interest    Mon Aug 1, 05:58 PM

Free-agent WR Will Fuller (Dolphins) is receiving interest from multiple teams but is not expected to sign with a team until later in the preseason, according to sources.

Footballguys view: Fuller can still take the top off the defense as a speed guy when healthy. Perhaps a team like the Cowboys will show interest later in the month. Fuller should be on a roster when Week 1 of the regular season rolls around.

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  NFL | Takkarist McKinley attracting interest from multiple teams    Sun Jul 31, 10:44 AM

Free-agent DE Takkarist McKinley (Browns) tried out for the Dallas Cowboys Saturday, July 30, and is scheduled to visit the Arizona Cardinals in a few days, according to a league source.

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  NFL | Derek Wolfe retires    Sat Jul 30, 10:45 AM

Free-agent DE Derek Wolfe (Ravens) announced his retirement Friday, July 29.

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  NFL | Kavon Frazier retires    Fri Jul 29, 07:22 PM

Free-agent S Kavon Frazier (Raiders) announced his retirement from professional football Friday, July 29.

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  NFL | Ryan Kerrigan calls it a career    Fri Jul 29, 01:29 PM

Free-agent DE/LB Ryan Kerrigan (Eagles) announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday, July 29.

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  NFL | Cole Beasley drawing 'significant interest'    Tue Jul 26, 11:13 PM

Free-agent WR Cole Beasley (Bills) is drawing 'significant interest' in free agency but is waiting for the right offer and opportunity, per NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.

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  NFL | Will Compton not ready to sign    Mon Jul 25, 07:48 PM

Free-agent LB Will Compton (Raiders) has received interest from teams this offseason but does not plan to sign with a team at this time.

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  NFL | Danny Amendola retiring    Mon Jul 25, 06:56 PM

Free-agent WR Danny Amendola (Texans) has decided to retired from professional football even though he received interest from teams this offseason.

Footballguys view: Undrafted out of Texas Tech years ago, Amendola won two Super Bowl championships with the New England Patriots where he was a trusted target of QB Tom Brady. He never had 1,000 yards in a single season, but Amendola was a reliable slot target who did his damage on underneath routes. Now retired, reports indicate he may want to work in media with his playing days done.

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  NFL | Chris Harris Jr. deciding between multiple suitors    Fri Jul 22, 03:42 PM

Free-agent CB Chris Harris Jr. (Chargers) is hopeful to find a new employer no later than mid-August and told Sirius XM NFL Radio on Friday, July 22, that he has heard from 'about five teams.''Man, we're definitely heating up. I'm just taking my time and waiting to see what's going to be the best fit for me. I've still got a little time, and I'm just waiting to make sure I pick the right team. Definitely looking for a contender,' Harris said.

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  NFL | Kyle Rudolph expects to find a team    Wed Jul 20, 07:33 PM

Free-agent TE Kyle Rudolph (Giants) expects to sign with a team in time for training camps next week, according to KSTP's Darren Wolfson.

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  NFL | Anthony Barr receiving interest    Wed Jul 20, 07:03 PM

Free-agent LB Anthony Barr (Vikings) has been receiving interest from the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Commanders this offseason, according to KSTP's Darren Wolfson.

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  NFL | Deshazor Everett pleads guilty    Wed Jul 20, 11:33 AM

Free-agent DB Deshazor Everett (Commanders) plead guilty to a reduced charge of misdemeanor reckless driving stemming from his involvement in a fatal single-car crash in December of last year. Everett is due back in court on Sept. 8.

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  NFL | Dede Westbrook has multiple offers    Tue Jul 19, 09:37 PM

Free-agent WR Dede Westbrook (Vikings) has multiple offers on the table in free agency, according to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press on Monday, July 18.

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  NFL | Ryan Switzer retires    Mon Jul 18, 11:41 AM

Free-agent WR Ryan Switzer (Browns) announced his retirement Monday, July 18.

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  NFL | Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has CFL rights acquired by Montreal    Sat Jul 16, 11:53 AM

Free-agent OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (Jets) had his Canadian Football League rights acquired by the Montreal Alouettes in a trade with the Calgary Stampeders Friday, July 15. He is a Montreal native who had previously indicated that he is open to playing football rather than focusing on a medical career this year, although it is unknown if any NFL teams have expressed recent interest in him.

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  NFL | Jason McCourty hangs up his cleats    Fri Jul 15, 04:03 PM

Free-agent CB Jason McCourty (Dolphins) announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday, July 15.

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  NFL | Two teams interested in Kyle Rudolph    Thu Jul 14, 07:14 PM

Free-agent TE Kyle Rudolph (Giants) is drawing interest from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.

Footballguys view: The Bucs make a lot of sense. Cameron Brate's value isn't great outside of tight end premium leagues, and a Rudolph signing would make it a little shakier. Irv Smith is set to be the prime tight end for the Vikings. A Rudolph return would be a small bummer for those that drafted Smith already, but he has the ability to lead Rudolph in his dust if he's healthy and developing on time entering year 4.

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  NFL | Mitchell Schwartz hangs up his cleats    Thu Jul 14, 02:54 PM

Free-agent OT Mitchell Schwartz (Chiefs) announced his retirement from the NFL via social media Thursday, July 14.

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  NFL | Sean Payton linked to three teams    Thu Jul 14, 08:33 AM

Former New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton could have interest from the Miami Dolphins, Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Cowboys next offseason.

Footballguys view: It's interesting the Dolphins would be on this list for 2023 because they just got a new head coach in Mike McDaniel this year. The Cowboys seem like a spot he was destined to land. We'll see what Mike McCarthy can do this season after some thought he would be fired after last year.

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  NFL | Le'Veon Bell says he won't play in 2022    Wed Jul 13, 01:25 PM

Free-agent RB Le'Veon Bell (Buccaneers) said on Tuesday, July 12, that he won't play in 2022 in order to focus on boxing.

Footballguys view: Bell also said he thought about making the move to boxing last year. His best days behind him, Bell is now trying to figure things out after football. He's getting ready with a bout against Adrian Peterson.

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  NFL | Adrian Peterson hopes to play in 2022    Wed Jul 13, 01:20 PM

Free-agent RB Adrian Peterson (Seahawks) hopes to play again in 2022, he said in a recent press conference for an upcoming boxing match with fellow free-agent RB, Le'Veon Bell.

Footballguys view: Peterson is taking a different approach from Bell. While Bell says he's done with football, Peterson still is putting it out there that he wants to play. We'll see if a team gets running back needy with training camp (and potential injuries) coming up.

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  NFL | Rob Gronkowski doubles down on retirement    Tue Jul 12, 01:54 PM

Retired TE Rob Gronkowski (Buccaneers) told ESPN.com's Mike Reiss that he is 'done with football' ... and will remain retired even if Tom Brady tries to convince him otherwise.

Footballguys view: Gronkowski has retired and it seems like he might stay retired this time. If we get late in the season and Brady needs him to get the team over the hump, then perhaps he'd strap on his helmet once again for his best friend. For now, the Buccaneers (and Fantasy GMs) should consider Gronkowski done.

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  NFL | Duane Brown arrested    Sun Jul 10, 10:36 AM

Free-agent OT Duane Brown (Seahawks) was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport Saturday, July 9, for allegedly carrying a concealed gun in his luggage, according to multiple sources. He was charged with a misdemeanor and released on $10,000 bond later that day. Brown has a court date scheduled for Aug. 3.

Footballguys view: The Seahawks moved on from Brown, taking Charles Cross with the #9 pick in the first round. Tackle is a perpetual need around the league, so this probably won't affect the market for Brown around the league.

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  NFL | Will Fuller still on the market    Tue Jul 5, 10:43 PM

Free-agent WR Will Fuller (Dolphins) remains without a team as NFL training camps approach later this month.

Footballguys view: Most stories about Fuller this offseason revolve around teams not having him in their plans. The veteran still has the speed to stretch the field and might find a team who wants that around the start of training camp or some time in the preseason.

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  NFL | Robert Griffin III staying ready    Tue Jul 5, 10:40 AM

Free-agent QB Robert Griffin III (Ravens) said he trains every day and remains ready if a team were interested in him.

Footballguys view: There's a chance we could see Griffin back in the NFL for a team in need of a veteran backup in an offense that features a rushing quarterback. He was last with the Ravens in 2020, and Griffin has been working in media since then. He's ready, and he's still young at 32 years old. Never say never, so let's put a pin in this and see if Griffin does get a call.

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  NFL | More possible suitors for OBJ    Mon Jul 4, 11:32 AM

Free-agent WR Odell Beckham Jr. (knee) may have suitors in the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers if he doesn't re-sign with the Los Angeles Rams, Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson speculates.

Footballguys view: The speculation is that the Rams want to bring him back and are just waiting for Beckham to get healthy. The aforementioned teams are always brought up when there's a potential landing spot discussed for any veteran wide receiver still on the open market. Beckham is currently rehabbing a torn ACL and could be out until October or November.

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  NFL | OBJ played without ACL during second half of last season    Sun Jul 3, 11:55 AM

Free-agent WR Odell Beckham Jr. (Rams) claimed that he played the second half of the 2021 season without an anterior cruciate ligament, in a post written on his personal Twitter account Saturday, July 2.

Footballguys view: Hines Ward played his whole career without one of his ACLs, so it's not impossible. Whatever the real story is, Beckham won't be ready for Week 1 and might not be signed until during the season. A return to the Rams is still in play, and other injuries at wide receiver may dictate where he eventually lands. He's not worth drafting, but could be a good waiver wire pickup during the season.

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  NFL | Carlos Dunlap weighing options    Thu Jun 30, 10:27 AM

Free-agent DE Carlos Dunlap (Seahawks) has received interest from multiple teams, and he's deciding on the best fit, according to a source.

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  NFL | Joe Haden has received offers    Wed Jun 29, 04:45 PM

Free-agent CB Joe Haden (Steelers) has received contract offers this offseason but has not signed with a team at this point, according to a source.

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  NFL | AJ McCarron ready to play    Mon Jun 27, 05:16 PM

Free-agent QB AJ McCarron (knee) said he has been medically cleared to play again and hopes to hear from a team at some point.

Footballguys view: Entering training camp last year, McCarron was looking like the primary backup to Matt Ryan with the Falcons. Then, McCarron suffered a torn ACL in the Falcons' second preseason game against the Dolphins and missed the 2021 season. Now, McCarron is looking to land on another team but he may never get another opportunity like he was set to get in Atlanta last year.

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  NFL | Rob Gronkowski calling it a career?    Tue Jun 21, 02:20 PM

Free-agent TE Rob Gronkowski (Buccaneers) reportedly will announce his retirement in the near future, according to Jordan Schultz.

Footballguys view: Gronkowski has retired...for now. Many speculate - including Gronkowski's own agent - that if QB Tom Brady calls sometime during the season that the future Hall of Fame tight end will answer the call. Cameron Brate is now the unquestioned lead tight end for the Buccaneers with Gronkowski calling it a career...for now.

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  NFL | Ndamukong Suh looking to play in 2022    Mon Jun 20, 05:10 PM

Free-agent DT Ndamukong Suh (Buccaneers) said he wants to continue his playing career this upcoming season.

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  NFL | Trae Waynes says he's retired    Mon Jun 20, 11:48 AM

Free-agent CB Trae Waynes (Bengals) doesn't plan to play in 2022 and considers himself retired. 'I mean it's open but I'm not really exploring anything to be honest with you,' Waynes said. 'Multiple teams have actually called, but in my head I'm done. I'm not officially doing it, I'd say, just because I don't do that [expletive]. I'm retired, but it's not like I announced it or anything.'

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  NFL | Golden Tate trying baseball    Tue Jun 14, 10:40 PM

Free-agent WR Golden Tate will pursue baseball after signing an undisclosed minor league contract with the Port Angeles Lefties of the West Coast League, the team announced on Tuesday, June 14. Tate made his debut on the same day, starting in centerfield. He had two hits and an RBI in his first two plate appearances.

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  NFL | Richard Sherman accepts analyst job    Tue Jun 14, 07:19 PM

Free-agent CB Richard Sherman (Buccaneers) has been hired by Amazon as an analyst for their Thursday Night Football coverage, according to NFL Network's Steve Wyche. Sherman said he is still open to playing in the NFL again in the future.

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  NFL | Gehrig Dieter retires    Wed Jun 8, 10:18 PM

Free-agent WR Gehrig Dieter (Chiefs) announced his retirement Wednesday, June 8.

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  NFL | Laurent Duvernay-Tardif stepping away    Wed Jun 8, 09:46 PM

Free-agent OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (Jets) said he is stepping away from football to 'prioritize medicine,' but he didn't rule out a return to the NFL. 'I'm really comfortable with the risk and I'm pretty confident there's going to be an offer on the table in September if I want it,' Duvernay-Tardif said.

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  NFL | B.J. Finney calls it a career    Tue Jun 7, 04:41 PM

Free-agent C B.J. Finney (back) recently told beat writer Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star that he has medically retired from the NFL.

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  NFL | Stephen Carlson back to full health    Mon Jun 6, 02:18 PM

Free-agent TE Stephen Carlson (Browns) will work out for the New York Giants on Monday, June 6, after receiving clearance to return to football activities. Carlson tore his anterior cruciate ligament last summer.

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