The 2012 free agent defensive end market wasn’t strong to begin with, but it has still been slow to develop while waiting for the first domino to fall.
That happened Thursday afternoon, when the Bills signed Mario Williams to a six-year, $96 million record deal.
John Abraham is the next best pure pass rusher available, and interest is beginning to heat up in the 33-year-old.
Florio reported two days ago that the Tennessee Titans were working to schedule a visit with Abraham.
NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports that the Denver Broncos are taking a long look at Abraham, and confirms the Titans still have interest. If one of the clubs schedules him for a free agent visit, it would be Abraham’s first of the 2012 signing period.
While Abraham is getting long in the tooth, he can still bring pressure. He racked up 9.5 sacks and forced four fumbles last season despite being used as a rotational end in Atlanta. Abraham had 13 sacks the year before.