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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:


Packers restructure Za’Darius Smith’s contract, freeing up over $7M in 2021 cap space

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

This move should bring the Packers close to the cap after signing Aaron Jones.

The Lions gave up next to nothing for Rams DT Michael Brockers

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

A future 7th-round pick. That’s it.

Bears to sign quarterback Andy Dalton to one-year deal

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

The Bears will be bringing in a new face to their quarterback room in the form of the former three-time Pro Bowler and Bengals starter.

Vikings Signing DT Dalvin Tomlinson

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Former Giant signs a 2-year, $22 million deal with the Vikings


Drew Brees announces his retirement from the NFL

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

We all knew this was coming.

Falcons reportedly restructure Matt Ryan’s contract to free up cap space

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

This is the big move to get the Falcons under the cap, and it means the team intends to re-build around #2.

Panthers expected to sign Cam Erving to 2-year, $10 million deal

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

The Panthers are expected to sign free agent offensive tackle Cam Erving to a 2-year, $10 million contract with $8 million guaranteed.

Shaquil Barrett, Bucs come to terms on a new deal

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

According to a report from Josina Anderson - updated with contract details


49ers re-sign Trent Williams to a 6-year deal worth $138 million

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

John Lynch checks off all three boxes in free agency.

Cardinals sign WR AJ Green

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

The Arizona Cardinals have signed wide receiver AJ Green, per Adam Schefter.

Seahawks re-sign Poona Ford to two-year deal

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

The #Seahawks are re-signing NT Poona Ford to a two-year deal that can be worth close to $14 million with incentives, per source

Leonard Floyd re-signs with Rams for $16 million per year

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

It’s big money for Floyd — and the Rams


Dolphins agree to terms with former Lion cornerback Justin Coleman to bolster secondary

Miami Dolphins (via The Phinsider)

The slot receiver struggled with a hamstring injury in 2020.

Patriots sign center Ted Karras to one-year, $4 million contract

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

As first reported by Jeff Howe of The Athletic, the team will bring back center Ted Karras via a one-year, $4 million contract.

Jets agree to terms with Justin Hardee

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

The Jets have reportedly agreed to terms with Justin Hardee, who has been with the Saints since 2017.

Buffalo Bills agree to terms with WR Emmanuel Sanders, per report

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms with wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders according to Dan Fetes of 13 WHAM in Rochester.


Ravens re-sign OLB Tyus Bowser

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

The Ravens retain one of their top pending free agents on a very affordable deal.

Steelers release veteran linebacker Vince Williams

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

After eight seasons in Pittsburgh, Williams becomes the Steelers first cap casualty.

Bengals to sign Chidobe Awuzie

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

The Bengals agree to terms with another former 2017 draft pick.

Browns reportedly signing DE Takkarist McKinley to a 1-year, $4.25 million deal

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

McKinley figures to be the younger replacement for Adrian Clayborn.


Rumor: Deshaun Watson wants to Play in San Francisco or Denver

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Mike Lombardi sheds some light on current Deshaun Watson situation

Titans sign Janoris Jenkins

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

The Titans are signing Janoris Jenkins according to his agent:

Jaguars expected to sign wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

According to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. has agreed to terms with the Jaguars and will be heading to Duval to reunite with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell.

Colts Free Agent QB Jacoby Brissett Agrees to One-Year Deal with Dolphins

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Indianapolis Colts free agent quarterback Jacoby Brissett has agreed to a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins.


Broncos pick up Von Miller’s team option

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

The future Hall of Famer remains in orange and blue

Hunter Henry signs three-year, $37.5 million deal with Patriots

Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Henry is officially out of L.A.

Raiders agree to terms with pass rusher Yannick Ngakoue

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker started his career with Gus Bradley in Jacksonville

Chiefs agree to 5-year deal with offensive guard Joe Thuney

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

The deal is reportedly worth $80 million, including $32.5 million in the first two years.