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Will the Bears be able to land Russell Wilson?

The Bears need to upgrade the quarterback position. They’re reportedly planning to make a run for the ultimate potential upgrade: Russell Wilson. The mutual interest makes plenty of sense. The Bears haven’t had a true franchise quarterback since Sid Luckman. Wilson, in turn, wants to be the Patrick Mahomes of an offense, with the attack [more]

Saints restructure Demario Davis, Cam Jordan contracts

The Saints remain well over the 2021 salary cap, but they’re chipping away at it. Today they’ve reached agreements with linebacker Demario Davis and defensive end Cameron Jordan to restructure their contracts, according to multiple reports. Jordan was scheduled to have an $18.9 million cap hit, the biggest on the team. Davis was scheduled to [more]

Saints re-sign Ty Montgomery

Ty Montgomery will stay with the Saints in 2021. Montgomery, the versatile running back, wide receiver and kick returner, has signed a one-year deal with the Saints, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. Last year Montgomery spent most of the season inactive or on injured reserve, but in Week 17 he got his first substantial [more]

Saints promote Ronald Curry to QBs coach

The Saints announced their 2021 coaching staff on Thursday, notably promoting Ronald Curry to quarterbacks coach. Curry has been with New Orleans since 2016, first serving as an offensive assistant before his promotion to wide receivers coach in 2018. He’s replacing Joe Lombardi, who left the organization to become the Chargers’ offensive coordinator. Curry played [more]

Saints release Thomas Morstead

The Saints’ work to get under the salary cap will include the release of punter Thomas Morstead. The team announced the move on Thursday. Morstead spent the last 12 seasons with the team. “The experience I’ve had with the Saints, there’s not one part of it that I would complain about. The whole thing has [more]

Saints create more cap space with Wil Lutz contract restructure

The cap-strapped Saints have created some space by restructuring kicker Wil Lutz‘s deal. Lutz, who has three years remaining on his current deal, converted most of his base salary into signing bonus to save $1.74 million in cap space this season, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. That means Lutz will count more against [more]

Saints release Jared Cook, Josh Hill

Tight end Jared Cook was set to become a free agent when his contract voids later this month, but the Saints moved to drop him from their roster ahead of that point. Wednesday’s transaction wire shows that the Saints have terminated Cook’s contract. The procedural move ends his run with the team after two seasons [more]

Saints restructure David Onyemata’s contract, re-sign J.T. Gray

The Saints are looking for ways to open up cap space and they created a little bit by reworking defensive tackle David Onyemata‘s contract. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team has converted some of Onyemata’s $7 million base salary to a signing bonus. The move will add to Onyemata’s cap hit in [more]

Report: Saints have had trade conversations regarding Malcom Brown

The Saints have work to do in order to get under the salary cap and they are reportedly considering a move involving defensive tackle Malcom Brown. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team has had trade conversations involving Brown. Brown signed with the Saints two years ago and he’s starting all 32 games [more]

Cam Jordan envisions a Super Bowl win if Russell Wilson joins the team

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is willing to accept a trade to the Saints. Multiple Saints players are more than willing to accept Russell Wilson. Saints receiver Michael Thomas quickly made his views known on Twitter when the news broke last week. Appearing Tuesday on ESPN, Saints defensive end Cam Jordan made clear his belief that, [more]

Saints re-sign Noah Spence

The Saints have brought back defensive end Noah Spence on a one-year deal. According to multiple reports, Spence re-signed for the league minimum of $990,000. The defensive end joined the Saints late in the 2019 season, and re-upped with the club last March. But he tore his ACL while working out during last year’s offseason [more]

Oddsmakers don’t see Russell Wilson leaving the Seahawks

Last week, agent Mark Rodgers said that client Russell Wilson: (1) has not asked to be traded; (2) wants to stay in the Seattle; and (3) in the event he were to be traded, he’d accept a trade to the Raiders, Bears, Cowboys, or Saints. That clear signal to the Raiders, Bears, Cowboys, or Saints [more]

David Carr makes key revision to article suggesting the Raiders should trade for Russell Wilson

On Monday morning, posted an item from David Carr in which he suggests that the four teams on Russell Wilson‘s short list should have called the Seahawks “yesterday” about a trade. Curiously, one of those four teams — the Raiders — currently employs David Carr’s younger brother as its starting quarterback. Even more curiously, [more]

David Carr thinks Derek Carr’s team should trade for Russell Wilson

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has made it known through his agent that Wilson would accept a trade to one of four teams: Cowboys, Bears, Saints, Raiders. Former NFL quarterback David Carr, the older brother of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, had this to say about the quartet of teams on Russell’s wish list, in an item [more]

Top 100 free agents 2021: Dak Prescott again tops the list

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2021 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted 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. 1. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott 2. Bears receiver Allen [more]

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