Monday’s transactions: Ravens land Redding

DE Cory Redding is a new member of the secondary after signing a w two year contract with the Ravens. (Kevin Terrell / Associated Press)

The free-agent market has been stripped of most of the headline names at this point, but teams are still actively filling gaps and signing their own restricted free agents. We’ve seen a smattering of those deals Monday.

Here’s a look at some of the deals that have recently crossed the wires:

  • The Ravens reached terms on a two-year deal with unrestricted free-agent DE Cory Redding, formerly of the Seahawks. NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora reported the deal is worth $6 million. Redding is a likely replacement for Dwan Edwards, who signed with the Bills as a free agent last week.
  • It’s worth noting that Jets WRs Braylon Edwards and Brad Smith signed their restricted free-agent tenders, per Rich Cimini of the New York Daily News. The signings were expected, as Edwards was tendered at a first- and third-round level and Smith received a second-round tender.
  • The Eagles have re-signed two of their restricted free agents in LB Akeem Jordan and C Nick Cole. Jordan, who was tendered at the second-round level, likely will compete for a starting spot at weakside linebacker┬ánext season. The NFL transactions wire also shows that Cole, the team’s starter, signed his one-year restricted tender, also at the second-round level.
  • Free-agent OT Barry Sims will be back with the 49ers, agreeing to terms on a one-year deal, according to Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee. Sims is expected to be a backup swing player at both tackle positions.
  • The Rams have brought back veteran DE James Hall and signed two former Giants — CB Kevin Dockery and TE Darcy Johnson. Hall started 14 games for the Rams last season. Both Dockery and Johnson were restricted free agents who weren’t tendered offers by the Giants.
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