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Jaguars re-signing lineman Tyler Shatley

The Jacksonville Jaguars are bringing back interior offensive lineman Tyler Shatley, according to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network. The deal is worth $1.51 million with $600,000 guaranteed. Shatley has spent his entire career in Jacksonville after signing with the team as an undrafted free agent out of Clemson in 2014. Shatley has appeared in [more]

Seahawks agree to terms with Cedric Ogbuehi

The Seahawks have worked on shoring up their offensive line early in free agency. After agreeing to terms with interior lineman B.J. Finney on Tuesday and offensive tackle Brandon Shell earlier Wednesday, the Seahawks also dded offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi, Jordan Schultz of ESPN reports. The Bengals made Ogbuehi the 21st overall choice in 2015, [more]

Broncos performed physical, sit-down interview with A.J. Bouye pre-COVID-19

The COVID-19 procedures will drastically change the way that teams introduce new players. In Denver, however, the arrival of cornerback A.J. Bouye comes with an eyebrow-raising twist: An in-studio interview with the team’s website. No, the Broncos haven’t violated the league’s rules by bringing Bouye to the facility. According to the Broncos, the interview was [more]

Dave Caldwell: Trading A.J. Bouye provides opportunity for “strategic roster moves”

Issues with traveling and/or getting physicals done in the current environment have led most teams to hold off on announcing free agent deals or trades, but there have been a couple of exceptions in the opening minutes of the 2020 league year. One example is the trade sending cornerback A.J. Bouye from the Jaguars to [more]

Bears announce Nick Foles trade, sort of

The COVID-19 outbreak protocols have created some unusual situations for the NFL. And they’re playing out on team Twitter feeds. The teams aren’t allowed to announce transactions until they’re final. So the Bears have found a workaround. They’ve tweeted that NFL Network is reporting that they’ve traded for quarterback Nick Foles, with this caveat: “NFL [more]

PFT’s Free Agent Top 100

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2020 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted and restricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. We’ve also added a running Top 25 [more]

Nick Foles restructures contract with the Bears

Nick Foles has restructured his contract with the Bears, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Foles, 31, still has three years remaining on his deal with $21 million guaranteed. But the quarterback now has the ability to void the deal after either of the first two years, depending on his performance, according to Schefter. The Bears [more]

Jags agree to trade Nick Foles to Bears

Around this time last year, the Jaguars were celebrating the addition of quarterback Nick Foles as a free agent but the first year of his four-year deal didn’t go as planned. Foles broke his collarbone in the opener, rookie Gardner Minshew played well and Foles struggled once he was healthy enough to return to action. [more]

Colts had talks with Jaguars about Nick Foles

The Colts got their guy yesterday in Philip Rivers, but they also were working on alternatives in case it didn’t work out. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, the Colts had trade discussions with the Jaguars for Nick Foles before finalizing their one-year deal with Rivers. The talks apparently got to the point of [more]

Trades may not become final for a while

PFT has obtained the memo sent by the NFL to its teams regarding the question of administering physicals to players acquired by trade. The procedures necessitated by the COVID-19 outbreak could delay the finalization of these deals, for a while. Usually, trades negotiated before the start of the new league year become final shortly after [more]

Darqueze Dennard signing with Jaguars

The Jaguars are signing cornerback Darqueze Dennard, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Dennard will compete for a starting job outside, with D.J. Hayden playing in the slot. Dennard, 28, spent his first six seasons in Cincinnati after the Bengals made him the 24th overall choice. He spent the first part of the 2019 season [more]

Joe Schobert heading to Jaguars on five-year deal

The Jaguars are shipping out a lot of talent, but they’re bringing some back in as well. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Browns free agent linebacker Joe Schobert has agreed to a five-year deal with the Jaguars. The contract is worth a total of $53.75 million, with $22.5 million guaranteed. It’s a significant [more]

Jaguars release Geoff Swaim; tender Keelan Cole and Austin Calitro

The Jaguars announced three roster moves Tuesday, including a pair of tenders designed to keep wide receiver Keelan Cole and linebacker Austin Calitro with the club. Cole has been tendered as a restricted free agent at the second-round level. That leaves him set to make $3.259 million during the 2020 season. Another team could sign [more]

NFL to give teams guidance later today on physicals connected to trades

Monday’s memorandum regarding the NFL’s offseason procedures in the age of COVID-19 contains a conspicuous donut hole: It omitted any mention of physicals to be performed on players who are being or who could be traded. According to the NFL, guidance will be provided to teams later today regarding that issue. For free agents, the [more]

Bears reached out to Jaguars about Nick Foles

As the Bears talk to Teddy Bridgewater about a starting job, they’re talking to the Jaguars about Nick Foles. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Bears have reached out about the Super Bowl LII MVP. Foles signed a four-year, $88 million deal last year with the Jaguars. A Week One broken collarbone [more]

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