Every week we take a look around the NFL at each team. We pull the biggest and most discussed headlines from each of our 32 NFL websites.
Here’s all the biggest NFL headlines from this week:
The deadline has now passed, and the Packers are not using the tag on their star running back.
On Tuesday afternoon the Lions chose not to use their franchise tag on Kenny Golladay, and the Pro Bowl receiver is set to hit free agency when the legal tampering period opens up on Monday.
As a last resort, and with no extension in place, the Bears deploy a typical CBA tool to keep their top receiver in the fold.
Tomasson says that the Vikings are not expected to pick up the fifth-year option on their 2018 first-round pick, cornerback Mike Hughes. The option would cost the Vikings about $9.7 million.
The New Orleans Saints have Emmanuel Sanders in the latest transaction aimed at getting under the salary cap.
Does this spell the end of his time in Atlanta?
The Panthers are ensuring they have Taylor Moton on the roster for at least the 2021 season by using the franchise tag.
As expected, the Buccaneers ensure that Chris Godwin will be back in 2021
Williams explains how he’s a huge fan of Shanahan system
The Cardinals have decided to forego using their franchise tag on Haason Reddick and will allow the 26-year-old pass rusher to test free agency.
Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)
There had been some questions regarding whether the Hawks could potentially apply the franchise tag to either Chris Carson or Shaquill Griffin, but those questions have now been answered.
Spotrac estimated Johnson’s AAV as $8.3 million, but that seems way too low.
Miami Dolphins (via The Phinsider)
It sounds like the Dolphins could be players in free agency to land one of the top available veterans.
A deep dive into New England’s 2021 quarterback position.
The Jets have placed the franchise tag on safety Marcus Maye according to multiple reports.
Two veterans headed to free agency as the team trims payroll.
Despite circulating rumors there’s no time table for a potential trade.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are still doing work to try and get salary cap compliant before the new league year on March 17th.
Is it possible the Bengals could actually trade Atkins for assets?
Veteran defensive end’s release frees up around $3 million in salary cap space as Browns prepare for the start of free agency.
A cynic would say Gillaspia was probably only drafted to sell t-shirts to those who participate in the maroon cult. But Gillaspia was tough, smart, and dependable.
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network is reporting that the Titans will release Malcolm Butler.
The Jaguars could be looking for further assistance on its offensive line, potentially trading veteran Andrew Norwell.
According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, the Indianapolis Colts have a ‘no brainer’ decision coming up (until May 3rd) regarding picking up 3x NFL First-Team All-Pro offensive guard Quenton Nelson’s 5th-year option for the 2022 season.
New General Manager George Paton says the Denver Broncos will have no short cuts and will embrace the grind to get back into contention.
A tag for Henry in 2021 would have cost upwards of $13 million
Las Vegas gets meager return for talented, but often-injured right tackle
Chiefs headlines for Tuesday, March 9