The Seahawks plan to sign nine-year veteran DL Ryan Sims, an unrestricted free agent, according to a league source.
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Atlanta Falcons free agent RB Jason Snelling will travel to New York on Sunday night to meet with the Giants, according to a league source.
The Rams agreed to a one-year, $1.85 million contract with DT Danny Muir, according to a league source.
According to a league source, Braylon Edwards is drawing interest from the Cardinals, who have been in the market for a receiver after losing Steve Breaston to the Chiefs.
Cedric Benson re-signed with the Bengals on a one-year deal, according to a league source. The short-term deal isn’t surprising, given the running back’s recent legal issues.
The Falcons took a big step toward keeping their sturdy offensive line intact Sunday by re-signing starting left guard Justin Blalock, according to a league source. The team later announced the move and said it had given Blalock a six-year contract.
Free-agent DT Aubrayo Franklin will fly to San Francisco on Monday to meet the 49ers’ new coaching staff, according to a league source, and could return to the team.
Veteran LB Lofa Tatupu will be released by the Seahawks, according to a league source.
Six-time Pro Bowl center Olin Kreutz hasn’t been able to come to terms on even a short-term deal with the Bears, and the negotiations aren’t in a good place right now, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Nick Barnett flew to Detroit on Saturday and was scheduled to visit the Lions on Sunday, according to a league source, but the team added ex-Titans LB Stephen Tulloch. So Barnett went to Buffalo to see the Bills, who need a linebacker after Paul Posluszny left to join the Jaguars.
Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Three and out, Chicago Bears, marion barber, Mike Sims-Walker, Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, Plaxico Burress, St. Louis Rams, Visanthe Shiancoe
Time for our fantasy takes on the NFL news of the day …
The Raiders and Jets continue to negotiate with CB Antonio Cromartie, according to a league source.
Former Buccaneers LB Barrett Ruud agreed to terms with the Titans, according to a league source.
The haste with which top-five and top-10 draft picks signed has been one of the more pleasant byproducts of the NFL’s new labor agreement. But things are becoming a little sticky in the back end of the first round.
The Bears added their third ex-Cowboys of the week, agreeing to a two-year, $5 million contract with RB Marion Barber, according to a league source.