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The Falcons and offensive guard Garrett Reynolds reached agreement on a two-year contract on Saturday, the club said. Reynolds started the first six games of 2012 at right guard for Atlanta. However, a back injury ended his season in November, and rooki…
Falcons, Titans, Broncos chasing defensive endsUpdated Mar 9 Share TweetAs the three-day legal non-tampering tampering period slowly unfolds, a trio of teams are believed to be keenly interested in the available defensive ends. The Falcons, the Titans, and the Broncos are leading the way. Atlanta needed help at the position…Share TweetThere might be an ulterior motive to the earlier news about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers giving running back LeGarrette Blount a one-year contract worth $1.75 million. The Bucs reportedly are shopping Blount for a trade. While it might not seem to make a lo…Share TweetIt's not going to be the biggest deal in the next week by far, but the New Orleans Saints' decision to re-sign restricted free-agent defensive end Junior Galette to a new three-year contract on Saturday could be a major one in the long term. The terms o…Share TweetWorry not for the earning power of pass rushers in their prime. Buccaneers defensive end Michael Bennett, who notched a career-best nine sacks in 2012, looks poised to do well in free agency. The Tampa Bay Times reported Saturday that “multiple teams haShare TweetThe Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with safety William Moore on a five-year contract, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Share TweetWith just three days to go before the start of the league year, some NFL teams still need to make some moves to get under the $123 million salary cap. The latest numbers from Mike Garafolo of USA Today show the Cowboys $6.8 million over, the Saints $6.6…Share TweetThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers have asked defensive back Ronde Barber to return for a 17th season. But Barber has yet to make a decision on if he wants to return or retire.Share TweetAfter initially placing a second-round tender on Junior Galette, the New Orleans Saints have made a longer commitment to the defensive end/linebacker. The team just announced it has signed Galette to a three-year contract. Terms of the deal aren’t availSource: ESPN.com
Buccaneers tender Daniel Te'o-NesheimUpdated Mar 9 Share TweetThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed the lowest restricted free-agent tender on defensive end Daniel Te’o-Nesheim, according to a league source. The Bucs placed the $1.323 million tender on a player who wound up starting 14 games and producing four sackSource: ESPN.com