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Now that the market for cornerbacks has been clearly established (i.e., it stinks), it’s time for Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes to do a deal. And he could be doing one in Cleveland. Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com reports that Grimes has visited the BrowUpvote Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Updated Mar 16, 2013Trying to spend their way into the playoffs has been a losing strategy for most teams, but Don Banks found a few teams who spent wisely and may have changed their fortunes.Upvote Share TweetFor Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders, the opportunity to score a multi-year contract as a restricted free agent makes sense, since he most likely wouldn’t be one of the top targets in free agency in 2014. For Giants receiver Victor Cruz, a different aUpvote Share TweetWell, that clears that up. After going back and forth on restructuring his contract, the Patriots have decided to release wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. That would seem to indicate they’re serious about signingUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 16, 2013Emmanuel Sanders, the Pittsburgh Steelers' restricted free-agent wide receiver, has yet to receive an offer sheet from the New England Patriots after his visit Friday, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. That doesn't mean Sanders is definitely …Upvote Share TweetOWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Marcus Spears has agreed to a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 16, 2013Why would former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison want to go to the rival Baltimore Ravens? Why would he want to join a team that abruptly cut him in 2004? Well, millions of dollars always helps in ironing out relationships. But, with the R…Upvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: Which non-playoff teams helped themselves the most?Mar 16As Elvis Dumervil and the fax machine deadline debacle in Denver reminded us, the best-laid plans in free agency don't always produce the desired results. But some teams had better weeks than others as the NFL's shopping season opened. Free agency was e…