Published: March 3rd, 2010 | Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, C.J. Wilson, Carolina Panthers, Chris Morris, Clifton Ryan, Gabe Watson, James Anderson, Jeff King, Leon Washington, Louis Leonard, Lyle Sendlein, Matt Moore, Miami Dolphins, Michael Koenen, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Ray Edwards, Restricted tenders, Richard Marshall, St. Louis Rams, Steve Breaston, Tank Tyler, Thomas Davis, Tyson Clabo, Victor Adeyanju
Free agency is fast approaching, and teams are putting together tender offers before the March 5 start of the signing period. Here are some of the more noteworthy offers.
The Vikings have tendered DE Ray Edwards with a first-round designation, reports NFL.com’s Steve Wyche.
The Titans extended a first-round tender to TE Bo Scaife, a league source told NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora, which is worth $4.908 million. La Canfora reports LB Stephen Tulloch also got a first-round tender, while RB LenDale White and DT Kevin Vickerson received second-round tenders.
Leon Washington‘s agent Alvin Keels confirmed that the team has offered his client a second-round tender.
The Charlotte Observer is reporting that the Panthers have offered the highest tender to QB Matt Moore worth $3.043 million and would require first- and third-round compensation. The team also offered a first- and third-round tender to LB Thomas Davis. The team offered original-round tenders on LB James Anderson (third), DT Tank Tyler (third) and CB C.J. Wilson, plus second-round tenders to TE Jeff King, DT Louis Leonard and CB Richard Marshall.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that OT Tyson Clabo has received a first-round tender from the Falcons. Punter Michael Koenen received a second-round tender.
Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic is reporting that the Cardinals have offered a first-round tender to WR Steve Breaston, and second-round tenders to C Lyle Sendlein and NT Gabe Watson.
St. Louis will tender DT Clifton Ryan at a second-round level, and DE Victor Adeyanju at his original draft position (fourth round) according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
The Raiders have given an original-round tender to OL Chris Morris (seventh round) according to the Oakland Tribune.
Thursday is the deadline for teams to extend contract tenders to restricted free agents.