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.
Archive for July, 2011
The Colts are finalizing a deal to retain free-agent RB Joseph Addai, according to a league source.
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.
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.
The St. Louis Rams agreed to terms with DL Justin Bannan on Saturday, according to a league source.
The Indianapolis Colts informed CB Kelvin Hayden Saturday he is being released, according to a league source.
Disgruntled DE Osi Umenyiora will report to Giants training camp Saturday, according to his agent, Tony Agnone.
Free-agent LB Nick Barnett visited the Lions on Saturday, according to a league source.
The Steelers have legitimate interest in Plaxico Burress, and his meeting with the team Saturday wasn’t just a courtesy call.
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.
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.
Free-agent CB Chris Carr is close to re-signing with the Ravens, according to a league source.
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.
The market for unrestricted free agent DL Cullen Jenkins hasn’t been as strong as many expected it would be.
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.