Afternoon news roundup: A look around the league

Ramses Barden - Stephen Dunn

A look around the NFL at some of the stories making news this afternoon.

Let's take a quick break from all of the New York Giants post-draft speculation to take a quick look at what is going on around the rest of the NFL.

- Ramses Barden may finally be getting a nibble in free agency -- from the New York Jets. Jets GM John Idzik has reportedly said he wants to add more skill position players.

- Dwight Freeney, who still has not found a new team after being let go by the Inidanapolis Colts, is saying now that he will take Osi Umenyiora money. He might have to take less than that at this late date. And if you're wondering, no I don't think there is any place for him with the Giants.

- Pat Traina offers up an unofficial list of players who could be attending the Giants' rookie mini-camp May 10-12.

- Jets quarterback Geno Smith, unhappy about being drafted in the second round, has fired his agents.

Around SB Nation

Daily Norseman Interview With Hall Of Fame Coach Bud Grant - Daily Norseman
No, you read that correctly. The all-time winningest coach in Vikings history and living legend took some time out to sit down and talk with us

A football family: Behind-the-scenes with the Trufants - SBNation.com
SB Nation's Matt Ufford went to Tacoma to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Trufant Family, which now has three siblings playing cornerback in the NFL.

Tim Tebow And The Patriots: Three Reasons Why It Should Happen - Pats Pulpit
On Monday, the New York Jets released Tim Tebow, a man who became known as "America's Quarterback" by some people. Now that he's is a free agent, Jared Stegall tackles the question many Pats fans are wondering: Is Tim Tebow worth a shot?

Tank Carradine on his ACL injury: "I'm over it" - Niners Nation
Tank Carradine's injury frightened many teams away, but the San Francisco 49ers have taken a shot with him with their second round draft pick. We look at why this was a great move from a medical standpoint.

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