Hankins, though, continues to shop for a better deal. He visited the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday, though an Indianapolis Star report indicates the Colts are not willing to meet Hankins’ asking price.
Only one free-agent defensive tackle received a contract exceeding four years, $28 million. Brandon Williams got a five-year, $52.5 million deal to stay with the Baltimore Ravens. Nick Fairley re-signed with the Saints for the same four-year, $28 million deal Hankins is reportedly still unwilling to accept. Veterans Dontari Poe and Bennie Logan each accepted one-year, $8 million contracts.
- Odell Beckham Jr. has gotten himself a Michael Jackson tattoo.
- Quarterback DeShone Kizer said that recent criticism from Brian Kelly, his head coach at Notre Dame, was on target.
"It's honestly the truth," Kizer told the Kap and Co. radio show in Chicago, per transcription from NBC Sports. "I have two more years available (of college eligibility). I'm only 21 years of age. There is a lot of growth for me. There's a lot of growth for everyone in this draft. There's a lot of guys out there who had to make big adjustments as they move into the NFL, and I know it. That's why I'm not the No. 1 quarterback guaranteed walking into this draft as we speak."