Archive for July, 2011

Bengals move quickly, agree to terms with Clements

It didn’t take long for Nate Clements to find a new NFL home. Clements, officially released by the 49ers on Saturday, agreed to terms with the Bengals later in the day, according to a league source.

Colts close to bringing back Addai

The Colts are finalizing a deal to retain free-agent RB Joseph Addai, according to a league source.

Rams will give free agent Poppinga a look

Former Green Bay Packers LB Brady Poppinga is on his way to St. Louis for a visit with the Rams on Sunday, according to a league source.

Eagles land Jenkins with five-year deal

Soon after a league source told me the Eagles had agreed to terms with DL Cullen Jenkins on Saturday, the team announced the contract as a five-year deal.

Rams reach terms with Bannan to bolster line depth

The St. Louis Rams agreed to terms with DL Justin Bannan on Saturday, according to a league source.

Colts cut ties with Hayden

The Indianapolis Colts informed CB Kelvin Hayden Saturday he is being released, according to a league source.

Umenyiora plans to report to Giants camp

Disgruntled DE Osi Umenyiora will report to Giants training camp Saturday, according to his agent, Tony Agnone.

Lions looking at linebackers, host Barnett

Free-agent LB Nick Barnett visited the Lions on Saturday, according to a league source.

Steelers have legitimate interest in Burress

The Steelers have legitimate interest in Plaxico Burress, and his meeting with the team Saturday wasn’t just a courtesy call.

Vikings remain a possibility for WR Edwards

Braylon Edwards entered free agency hoping for No. 1 receiver-type money, but at this point, I’m not sure it will be there for him.

Steelers bringing in Graham for visit

Plaxico Burress isn’t the only free agent visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday. According to a league source, former Denver Broncos TE Daniel Graham will also make a free-agent visit.

Ravens close to re-signing Carr

Free-agent CB Chris Carr is close to re-signing with the Ravens, according to a league source.

Umenyiora wants new contract or trade from Giants

Osi Umenyiora is meeting with his representatives Saturday to consider his options, and league sources tell me he wants a new contract or a trade.

Jenkins still on market, Saints could be in mix

The market for unrestricted free agent DL Cullen Jenkins hasn’t been as strong as many expected it would be.

Rams add WR Sims-Walker, will cut OL Bell

Former Jaguars WR Mike Sims-Walker agreed to a one-year, $3.7 million deal with the Rams, according to a league source, giving QB Sam Bradford a big target in the passing game.

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