Catch up on all the latest NFL news and notes, including Michael Bennett re-signing with Seattle, Josh McCown receiving interest from four different teams and the Jets releasing both Santonio Holmes and Antonio Cromartie.
Mike Florio breaks down what the Buccaneers need to do this offseason to improve next year. Florio says the team’s main concern should be finding players that fit new head coach Lovie Smith’s system.
Mike Florio and Shaun King break down the free agency needs of the NFC South. King says the Falcons, who have just over $18m in available cap space, need to address holes in their offensive line.
Mike Florio runs down the latest news around the NFL, including the weekend in legal tampering before the free agency window officially opens, Jimmy Graham vocalizing his frustration with the lack of New Orleans’ offseason moves and the passing of Lions owner William Clay Ford.
Mike Florio is joined by Dave Birkett from the Detroit Free Press to discuss the legacy of Lions owner William Clay Ford and the immediate impact his passing will have on team operations as the opening of free agency is set to begin. Lions president Tom Lewand recently said resigning Ndamukong Suh won’t make or break their offseason, but Birkett believes the Lions can get all their shopping done in addition to locking up Suh.
Mike Florio breaks down the top 10 free agent quarterbacks heading into the beginning of the free agency window. Florio believes Josh McCown and Michael Vick will become the two most sought after free agents and also predicts if Mark Sanchez will remain in New York.
The PFT crew break down the latest news and notes from around the NFL, including Michael Bennett’s tenuous future in Seattle, TE John Carlson signing with the Cardinals and the NFL potentially upping the salary cap to $160m by 2016.
PFT’s Jon Ritchie breaks down some of the top available cornerbacks on the market this offseason, including Aqib Talib and Champ Bailey. Plus, Mike Florio provides an update on contract negotiations between the Colts and Vontae Davis.
The Jacksonville Jaguars re-signed QB Chad Henne to a 2-year contract. Mike Florio discusses the positives and negatives of the deal for both Henne and the Jaguars organization. Florio says Henne is just being signed as an insurance policy, as the Jaguars will look to sure up the quarterback position through the draft.
Mike Florio and Jon Ritchie discuss where free agent “wild cards,” like Lofa Tatupu and Jon Beason, may end up next season. Jon Ritchie says his biggest wild card is Tatupu because he is coming off of double knee surgery and a torn pectoral which has kept him from playing for the past three seasons.
ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio talks with Bills RB C.J. Spiller about his rookie year, when he felt the game “slow down,” his plans for the offseason, Sammy Watkins’ transition to the NFL and more.
Mike Florio answers fans’ calls and tweets, including whether the Cowboys would consider drafting Johnny Football.
On Thursday, we told you Bills running back C.J. Spiller would be a guest on PFT Live but Spiller was unable to make it to the show.
So he’ll join us on Friday instead. Spiller and Mike Florio will talk about the back’s injury-filled 2013 season and what he’s planning to do this offseason to limit the chance of future injuries cutting into his time on the field. They’ll also talk about quarterback E.J. Manuel and the Bills’ needs for the offseason during his visit.
From there, it’s up to you. Whether your questions have to do with free agency, the draft or something else entirely, Florio will be answering them. You can send them our way on Twitter — @ProFootballTalk — or give a call to 888-237-5269 during the show to share what’s on your mind.
It all gets started at noon ET and you can watch it all live by clicking right here.
Erik Kuselias talks with Panthers’ defensive end Greg Hardy about signing a franchise tender with Carolina. Mike Florio explains why this was such a high priority move for the Panthers.