February 2018 - Football Wiretap

Cowboys Uncertain On Keeping Dez Bryant
Dallas would save $8.5 million against the cap by releasing Dez Bryant.

Curtis Crabtree/Pro Football Talk

Seahawks Unlikely To Use Franchise Tag On Sheldon Richardson
The Seahawks haven't used the tag since 2010.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Sam Bradford Plans To Play In 2018
Sam Bradford was limited to just two games this past season due to a recurrence of knee issues.

Tom Pelissero/NFL.com

Bills Won't Cut Tyrod Taylor
The Bills had been expected to move on from Tyrod Taylor either through his release or a trade.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Drew Brees, Saints To Discuss New Deal At Combine
Representatives for Drew Brees are expected to meet with the Saints at the upcoming NFL Scouting Combine "to try to hammer out what is potentially a short-term deal," according to a report.

Chris Wesseling/NFL

Josh Gordon Remains Under Browns' Control As ERFA
Josh Gordon will enter the new league year as an exclusive rights free agent as opposed to a restricted free agent, according to a report.

Chris Wesseling/NFL

Jon Gruden: Raiders Need 'Full-Time' Marshawn Lynch
The Raiders don't know if Marshawn Lynch will return to the field next season, but Jon Gruden says the team needs a "full-time" Lynch to succeed.

Chris Wesseling/NFL

Doug Pederson: If Carson Wentz Were Healthy, He'd Have Been SB LII MVP
Doug Pederson isn't buying into the theory that the Eagles were better off with Nick Foles instead of Carson Wentz on their run to a Super Bowl title.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Alshon Jeffery Out Six Months With Shoulder Surgery
Alshon Jeffery signed a four-year extension in December.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Adam Vinatieri Close To One-Year Deal With Colts
Adam Vinatieri is 45 and only 58 points shy of Morten Andersen for the top spot on the NFL's all-time scoring list.


Panthers Name Marty Hurney General Manager
Marty Hurney was previously general manager of the Panthers for 10 years until 2012.

Josh Alper/Pro Football Talk

Broncos To Pursue Trade Of Trevor Siemian
The Broncos would likely accept a late round pick for Trevor Siemian.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Mike Groh To Be Named Philadelphia's Offensive Coordinator
Mike Groh fills the void left by Frank Reich, who was named the head coach of the Colts last week.

Marc Sessler/NFL

Andrew Luck: 'Ship Has Sailed' On Second Shoulder Surgery
Andrew Luck says the thought of having a second surgery on his right shoulder has "sailed."

Mike Wells/ESPN

Ryan Shazier Plans To Play Again
Ryan Shazier said in his first interview since suffering a severe spinal injury in early December that he plans to play football again.

Jeremy Fowler/ESPN

Dolphins Place Franchise Tag On Jarvis Landry
Landry, 25, led the NFL with 112 receptions this past season.


Ryan Succop Signs Five-Year, $20M Deal With Titans
Ryan Succop was a candidate to receive the franchise tag.

Mike Garafolo/NFL.com

Jaguars Pick Up $3.5M Option On Marcedes Lewis
Marcedes Lewis caught 24 passes for 318 yards and five touchdowns in 2017.

Michael DiRocco/ESPN

Jets Could Offer $60M Guaranteed In Year 1 To Kirk Cousins
The Jets could even guarantee the entirety of the contract to Kirk Cousins.

Brian Costello/New York Post

Adam Vinatieri Plans To Play In 2018
Adam Vinatieri turned 45 in December and has been in the NFL since 1996.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Buccaneers Release Doug Martin
Doug Martin was due to make nearly $7 million in 2018.

Jenna Laine/ESPN

Bill Polian Believes 6'3 Lamar Jackson Too 'Short' To Play QB
Lamar Jackson is three inches taller than Baker Mayfield, who Bill Polian is high on.

Ari Gilberg/New York Daily News

Eagles To Interview Duce Staley, Mike Groh For OC Job
The Eagles will look internally to fill their vacancy at offensive coordinator.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Dolphins Reportedly Set March Meeting With Baker Mayfield
The Dolphins have set up a dinner meeting with Baker Mayfield on March 13, according to a report.

Barry Jackson/Miami Herald

Julius Peppers Leaning Toward Playing In 2018
Julius Peppers, who played on a one-year deal with the Panthers last season, is leaning towards playing in 2018.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Devin McCourty: Malcolm Butler Knew He Wasn't Going To Start SB LII
It came as a shock to many that Malcolm Butler didn't log a defensive snap for the Patriots in Super Bowl LII.

Mike Reiss/ESPN

Rob Gronkowski Has Given No Indication On His Future
Two weeks after hinting about possible retirement, Rob Gronkowski has given no indication on what his future holds.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Rico Gathers: I'm Going To Be Next Great Tight End
Rico Gathers has big plans for himself in his third NFL season.

Charean Williams/Pro Football Talk

Marty Hurney Cleared By NFL, Reinstated By Panthers
Marty Hurney has been reinstated as the interim general manager of the Panthers after the NFL informed the team that a two-week investigation revealed no evidence that Hurney harassed his ex-wife.

David Newton/ESPN

Texans To Release Brian Cushing
Brian Cushing will clear $7.64 million in salary cap space.

John McClain/Houston Chronicle