NFL Free Agency Tracker: Robert Woods, Deshaun Watson on the move

This NFLOffseason already featured a number of blockbuster moves, but things are only just beginning.

We’ve seen several Pro Bowlers change addresses, a few franchise quarterbacks being traded, and one GOAT returned. There was also a huge deal that involved one of the largest wideouts of the league.

Keep reading to stay up-to-date on the latest news in NFL free agency and other transactions this offseason.

Robert WoodsTraded to Tennessee Titans

Two days after the Los Angeles Rams sign free agent WR Allen Robinson,They decided to trade Woods to Titans for a 2023 sixth-rounder.

Woods was the Super Bowl champion Rams’ receptionist last season. He had 45 receptions. The Rams totalled 556 yards and four touchdowns. Woods suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament on Nov. 13. 

Jacoby BrissettHead to Cleveland

The Browns will sign Brissett, who will be the team’s backup quarterback, one day after trading for Deshaun. 

Last season, Brissett played five games for the Miami Dolphins. He led them to four wins and threw for 1,283 yards with five touchdowns.

Rasul DouglasStaying in Green Bay

The Packers announced that they will re-sign Douglas to a $31 million, three-year deal after a successful 2021 campaign. The deal could potentially be worth as high as $25.5million ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Last season, Butler revived his career in Green Bay, recording five interceptions and two returns for scores. In 72 career games, he has accumulated 10 interceptions and 47 passes defensed.

Fletcher CoxReturns to Philadelphia Eagles

Cox accepted $4 million less to stay with the only NFL team he knew after Philly cut him on Thursday. 

The six-time Pro Bowler was an integral part of the Eagles’ Super Bowl LII winning team. He will be back for his 11th season.

Cordarrelle PattersonStay with the Atlanta Falcons

Patterson had no desire to leave Atlanta. But Patterson got his wish. The versatile running back signed a $10.5 million contract for two years. ESPN’s Michael Rothstein reported.

Patterson’s last season was a breakthrough. He set career records in rushing (618) as well as receiving yards (548), and scored 11 touchdowns. 

JuJu Smith-SchusterTakes his moves to Kansas City

The Chiefs are signing the former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver to a one-year, $10.75 million deal. 

“I am going to play with a future Hall of Fame quarterback, to play with one of the best to ever do it. My goal as a player is to win, so I’m going to Kansas City with the hopes of winning a Super Bowl,” Smith-Schuster spoke to ESPN’s Taylor Bisciotti.

Deshaun Watson traded to Browns

Only days after the QB The Browns were removed from the list of teams that he would trade for.Watson had a change. 

Watson waived his no trade clause, allowing the Houston Texans and Cleveland to deal him. He’ll also receive a five-year, $230 million contract from the Browns — which is $80 million more than the previous record for fully guaranteed money at signing ($150 million), Ian Rapoport, NFL Network.

This news comes shortly after Browns QB Baker Mayfield requested that he be traded ahead of next season. per ESPN. “It’s in the mutual interest of both sides for us to move on,”Mayfield stated.

Mayfield’s quick reaction to news that the Browns were interested in Watson earlier this week was swift. A long, cryptic message was posted on social mediaWe are grateful to Cleveland and its supporters for accepting us.

Davante AdamsTraded to Las Vegas Raiders

The Green Bay Aaron Rodgers-Adams relationship is over. The superstar wide receiver is heading to Las Vegas. This news comes just a few days after Adams informed Green Bay that he will not play under the brand new franchise tag that the Packers gave him shortly after Rodgers announced his new record-breaking contract.

In exchange for Adams, the Raiders will send a first-round and second-round picks in the 2022 Draft, to Green Bay. Adams will also receive a five year, $141.25million contract, which will average $28.25 million per Season. He will be the highest-paid wide receiver in NFL History. Ian Rapoport, NFL Network.

The Packers offered Adams the same opportunity to stay in Green Bay, but it wasn’t about the money.

DJ MooreStay with Carolina Panthers

Moore signed a contract extension that included $61.9 million in new money, and $41.6 million in guarantees. This will keep him in Carolina until the 2025 season. Ian Rapoport, NFL Network.

Moore is the NFL’s wide receiver with at most 1,200 yards from scrimmage in each season (2019-21), and he ranks 4th in franchise history with 4,313 career catching yards.

D.J. CharkThe move to Detroit

Chark signed a 10-year, fully-guaranteed $10-million deal with the Lions. Ian Rapoport, NFL Network

The 25-year old caught seven passes for 154 yards last season, before a fractured ankle ended his season early in Week 4.

Chandler JonesLas Vegas is your destination

In addition to signing Adams, the Raiders locked up four-time Pro Bowler Chandler Jones to play opposite Maxx Crosby, who they signed to an extension last week — drastically bolstering their pass rush in a QB-loaded division.

Jones played six seasons with Arizona Cardinals during which he had 71.5 sacks. He was the league’s leader in sacks (17) and second in 2019 (19). In both seasons, he was first-team All Pro. Jones’ 107.5 tackles and 33 forced fumbles rank him as the NFL’s most prolific player since joining the league in 2012.

 Rams land receiver Allen Robinson

The reigning Super Bowl champions agreed to terms on a three-year contract for the receiver, who has been one of the NFL’s most dependable veteran pass-catchers during his eight seasons in the league.

Robinson’s productive career was split between Chicago, Jacksonville and Chicago. He has had three seasons of 1,000 yard seasons. While he was limited to just 12 games due to injuries, he caught 38 passes for 410 yards. However, despite racking up 2,397 yards in Chicago and 13 TDs in his two previous seasons in Chicago, Robinson still managed to catch 38 passes for 410 yards.

Robinson is the latest big-name receiver to join the Rams, who have had one of the league’s deepest groups at the position for much of coach Sean McVay’s half-decade in charge. Robinson is also the Rams’ first outside free agent this month. The Rams have already lost many key players to free agency. Retirement over the past week.

Von Miller joins Bills Mafia

Miller wants to win his Super Bowl victory back but not with the Rams. Instead, the veteran linebacker chose to join his third team in his professional career, signing a six-year, $120 million contract — including $51 million fully guaranteed — with the Bills, Ian Rapoport, NFL Network.

Miller, a two-time Super Bowl champion, eight-time Pro Bowler and three-time All-Pro selection who played eight games in L.A. last season after being traded from Denver, is already getting acclimated to his new squad on social media.

He recorded four sacks, one forced fumble, six tackles for losses, and six QB hits during the Rams’ four playoff games. His signing will add an elite pass-rushing presence and defense to the league’s best.

Bills cut Cole Beasley

Beasley can forget trying to negotiate a trade out of Buffalo now that he’s a free agent after being cut by the Bills, who made the move to cut their top slot receiver to free up salary-cap space a day after making a huge splash in free agency by signing two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year Miller to a six-year contract.

Beasley’s tenure in Buffalo was already in question with his release coming two weeks after the Bills granted the 10th-year player permission to negotiate a trade. Beasley had one year left on a four-year contract he signed with Buffalo as one of the team’s key free-agent additions in 2019.

Beasley ended the season with a career high-matching 82 receptions for a second consecutive season, but his production dropped from 967 yard receiving and four touchdowns in 2020 to 693 yard receiving and one touchdown this past season.

Larry OgunjobiFailure to pass physical will mean that you won’t be allowed to join Bears

Ogunjobi, a former Cinncinnati Bengals tackle, was expected to sign a three-year deal with the Bears worth $40.5 million. The team reports that Ogunjobi, 27, is back on the market, having failed his physical.

The Bears have signed Justin Jones, a former Los Angeles Chargers defensive DT, to a $12 million, two-year deal. Ian Rapoport, NFL Network.

Dallas CowboysIncrease your salary by cutting La’el Collins

On Thursday, the Cowboys released right tackle Collins (29), in a cost-cutting move that involved one of their starters on offense. Per NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Collins is being designated as a Post-June 1 cut in order to save more money this year under the salary cap. This season, Dallas will receive $10 million in cap space.

Collins’ departure comes just days after Amari cooper, Cowboys star receiver was traded to Cleveland for some cap relief. After not resigning left guard Connor Williams who is headed to Miami, Dallas is moving on with three offensive starters.

Za’Darius Smith is NOT signing with Baltimore Ravens After all

Former Packers After Baltimore was first discovered, pass-rusher appeared on his way to Baltimore. According to reports, Smith was signed by Ravens to a 4-year deal. But, things are not quite clear.

Smith, 29, had 26 sacks for Packers between 2019-20 before a back injury forced him to miss one regular-season and one playoff game last season. Green Bay then cut him earlier this year to reduce his salary ahead of the free agency. Smith was expected to return to Baltimore, where he spent his first four seasons (2015-2018).

Eli AppleReturn to Bengals

The cornerback apple was a key component of Cincinnati’s Super Bowl win. Now, he’s returning for another shot. 

Apple played in 25 games last season for the Bengals, intercepting two passes, defending 10, and making 38 solo tackles. 

Tampa Bay BuccaneersLock up Chris Godwin

Tampa Bay signed Godwin to an agreement for three years on Wednesday, so that Godwin could avoid being franchised.

Godwin, 26, recorded 98 catches and 1,103 receiving yards, five TDs and four TDs in the last 14 games. However, Godwin was injured and missed the playoffs and the regular season. In 2020, he caught 65 passes for 840 yards and seven scores. In 2019, he caught 121 passes to 1,333 yards and nine touchdowns in 14 games.

Titans will release Julio Jones

After just one season, Jones’ Tennessee stay seems to be ending. Per ESPN’s Dianna Russini.

The future Hall-of-Famer spent 10 years in Atlanta, where he accumulated at least 1,300 receiving yards between 2014 and 2019. Now, after one year and 431 receiving yards in 10 games in Tennessee, he’ll look to find a new home — and Bucs QB Tom Brady is allegedly already courting Jones.

Steelers strike a deal to buy LB Myles Jack

Jack was released by Jaguars on July 1, and has since found a new home with Steel Curtain’s linebacking corps.

Jack was with the Jags for six seasons and recorded 108 tackles in 2021. He exceeded 100 tackles three more times during his time in Jacksonville.

Raiders trade Yannick NgakoueTo Indianapolis Colts

The Raiders traded Ngakoue, a veteran defensive end, to Indianapolis for Rock Ya-Sin cornerback. Ian Rapoport, NFL Network. Ngakoue only spent one season with Raiders and recorded 10 sacks in 2021.

Raheem MostertMiami driving

On Wednesday, the Dolphins signed Mostert, a former San Francisco 49ers running back, to their backfield. ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Due to injury, Mostert, 29 has only played in nine regular-season matches in the past two years. He was out of action for eight games in 2020 with an ankle injury. He also missed 16 games last year with a knee injury.

J.D. McKissicMakes a U-turn and heads back to Washington

It was the next day Reports stated that McKissic had reached a deal with BillsThe running back decided to change his mind and will instead return to Washington.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter: Washington initially didn’t offer McKissic any deal. He heard that Washington was willing and able to match the offer when he signed with Buffalo.

Randy GregorySigns with Denver: Pulls reversal

Gregory and the Cowboys were close to a five-year agreement. Things went sourThe 29-year old pass-rusher turned around and signed with the Broncos to play five years and make $70 million.

Gregory was a part of 12 games last season for The ‘Boys. He racked up six sacks, four tackles to loss, three forced field goals, and 17 QB hits.

Demarcus LawrenceCowboys are history

The Cowboys agreed to a $30 million three-year contract with the veteran defensive player. This will be his first full-time guaranteed contract in NFL history.

Lawrence will have made over $130 million in that time period with the Cowboys.

Lawrence, 29 years old, has accumulated 48.5 sacks during his eight NFL seasons. After the 2018 season, he signed a five year deal worth $105million. However, injuries limited him to seven games last season. 

Rodgers’ contract value equals $50 Million per year

The numbers are finally in on Rodgers — and they’re as large as expected. The Packers and the veteran QB agreed to a new four year, $200 million contract.

“Aaron Rodgers does get his $50 million per year over the three years of the deal,” Ian Rapoport of NFL Network stated Tuesday. “Here are the most important numbers: Aaron Rodgers gets $62 million average per year through the first two years of this deal. He gets $74.5 million in the first new year of this deal.”

Jaguars sign Pro Bowl guard Brandon Scherff

The Jaguars signed a three-year, $52.5million deal with Pro-Bowl Guard Scherff. Scherff was a five-time Pro Bowler with Washington and was a first-team All-Pro in 2020.

WR Russell GageExpected to sign with Bucs

Brady is likely to get another weapon. Ian Rapoport is reportingThe Buccaneers are expected sign the veteran wide receiver from the Falcons.

Gage caught 66 passes last season for 770 yards and four touchdowns, his fourth season in the league.

Safety Marcus WilliamsRavens agree to be dealt with

The 25-year-old Williams is reportedly going to receive a five-year deal from Baltimore that will be worth $70 million, including $37 million guaranteed, ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

In five seasons with the New Orleans Saints he started 76 games, scoring 15 interceptions, 239 solo tackles, and 38 passes defended. 

Chiefs signing S Justin Reid

Chiefs moved to replace Tyrann Matthewieu, a fan favorite. They reportedly signed Reid for three years at $31.5 million per year. Ian Rapoport, NFL Network.

Reid, 25 years old, made 13 starts last season for the Texans, with 66 tackles and two interceptions.

Steelers sign QB Mitch Trubisky

Trubisky was No. Trubisky was the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft by Bears. After four seasons in Chicago, he joined the Bills last season as a backup to Josh Allen. 

It was previously speculated that the New York Giants were planning to make a run at Trubisky to give Daniel Jones some competition, but the Steelers locked down the 27-year-old on a two-year deal to presumably take over for the recently retired Ben Roethlisberger.

Jarvis Landry released by Browns

His departure from Cleveland follows news that the Browns have acquired former Cowboys WR Cooper. Landry, however, had a $16.6million cap hit and no guaranteed money on the last year of his deal. Cooper was not expected to return before Landry was landed by Cleveland. per ESPN.

Jaguars are acquired Christian Kirk in monster deal

The former Cardinals wide receiver is off to the Sunshine State after signing a massive four-year, $72 million dollar deal — with a maximum value of $84 million — with the Jaguars, ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Kirk, 26, is the third-highest-paid receiver in NFL. His annual maximum value is $21 million.

Kirk has 236 career receptions, 2,902 total yards, and 17 touchdowns in 56 games (41 starts) since joining the league.

Lions lock down Josh Reynolds

The Lions were successful in resigning Reynolds, a breakout wide receiver, to a two year deal with a max value $12 million for nine percent of what the Jags spent.

Cardinals retain TE Zach Ertz

In better news for Arizona, the Cardinals re-signed three-time Pro Bowler Ertz, 31, to a three-year, $31.65 million contract — keeping him among the NFL’s 10 highest-paid tight ends, Per NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.

After being traded by the Eagles in Week 6, Ertz was able to record 56 receptions for 574 yards, and three touchdowns for the Cards last season.

Charvarius WardJoin the Niners, leave Chiefs

On Tuesday, the 49ers bolstered their secondary by acquiring Ward, 25 years old, out of Kansas City. 

Ward has played in 43 games with K.C. Ward has started 41 games in the last three seasons. He had two picks last season and 10 passes defended.

The Niners allowed 310 yards per game, which was the third-lowest in the NFL. However, they allowed opposing passers to complete 68.3%, 29th-worst in league.

Resignation by Lions Charles Harris

Detroit gave defensive end Charles Harris a two-year, $14 million deal on Tuesday. 

Harris, 27, played in 14 games last season. He had 7.5 sacks and 16 QB hits. Harris also had 10 tackles for loss, two fumbles, and 10 tackles for loss.

Jaguars take TE Evan Engram

Engram will leave New York for Jacksonville. The 27-year-old tight end agreed to a one-year, fully-guaranteed $9 million deal — that could go to $10 with incentives — with the Jaguars, ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Chargers win “Mr. INT” J.C. Jackson

The Chargers have signed the former New England Patriots defensive lineman to a five year, $85 million deal with $40,000,000 guaranteed. 

Jackson has recorded 25 interceptions since 2018, which is the most in NFL. Jackson also holds a 51.8% completion rate, which is second in the league.

New York JetsGet TEs C.J. UzomahAnd Tyler Conklin

After eight years in Cincinnati, Uzomah (29), signed a three year deal with the Jets. ESPN’s Adam Schefter. He was fifth among tight ends last season with 13 missed tackles. 

Uzomah will be joined by Conklin, a former Minnesota Vikings TE who signed a $21 million three-year contract. Conklin, 26, caught 61 passes last season for 593 yards and three touchdowns. 

Dolphins accept terms with Chase Edmonds Connor Williams

Former Cardinals running back Edmonds is the newest weapon in Miami’s arsenal. The Dolphins have reached a $12.6 million, two-year deal with Edmonds, which includes $6.1 million guaranteed. ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Edmonds, who will be 26 next month, has recorded 903 yards from the scrimmage in 12 games last season, before a high ankle sprain in Week 9 forced him to miss Week 14.

The Dolphins also signed Williams, a former Cowboys player, to a $14 million two-year contract.

Wideout re-signing by Chargers Mike Williams

Williams, 27, has signed a $60 million, three-year deal that includes $40m fully guaranteed for the first two years. This will keep him with the Bolts until the 2024 season.

Cowboys are strong Michael Gallup

America’s Team has signed wide receiver Michael Gallup to a six-year, $62.5million deal. This includes $27 million guaranteed and $10 million signing bonus. It will keep him in Dallas and away from the open market.

The Cowboys’ 26-year-old backup quarterback racked-up 445 yards and two touchdowns last year. 

Atlanta reups Younghoe Koo

For the foreseeable near future, the Falcons will not have any kicking concerns. The Falcons have re-signed one of the league’s most accurate kickers on a five year, $24.25m extension. $11.5 million of this total is guaranteed money.

Koo converted field goals at an almost unconscious rate in 2021. He split the uprights on 27 out of 29 attempts during the season, which was good for the league’s third best accuracy mark (93.1%). Koo has made 87 out of his 94 field goals in his five-year career as a professional.

Seattle Seahawks acquire Drew Lock

After Russell Wilson, the veteran QB, was traded to the Broncos. The Seahawks now have Lock. They also have DT Shelby Harris and TE Noah Fant.

Dolphins sign Teddy BridgewaterAs a backup QB

The former Broncos QB and Miami native, Tua Tagovailoa is back at his roots after signing a oneyear deal with Dolphins.

Packers sign LB De’Vondre Campbell

After signing a new five year deal, the All-Pro linebacker will not be leaving Green Bay. 

Campbell, 28, had 146 combined tackles and two sacks, two interceptions and one forced fumble recovery. He also had five pass deflections in 16 games last season. 

Seahawks retain key defender Quandre Diggs 

The Seahawks have reached an agreement with the Pro Bowl safety to renew their three-year contract almost two months after Diggs (29), had to undergo surgery for a broken fibula. This was in Seattle’s final game of 2021-22 season.

Jason KelceReturn to Eagles

Kelce, 34-year-old All-Pro center, is “having way too much fun”To retire and is coming back for another year in Philly — his 12th NFL season. His contract is structured in a similar fashion to the $9million deal he signed last summer. It’s a one year deal, but the money is spread over multiple seasons for cap purposes. per ESPN.

Jaguars add WR Zay Jones

Trevor Lawrence will have another weapon in the passing game when Trevor Lawrence joins the Jaguars. Jones, 26, has signed a $30 million, three-year contract with a $24 Million base salary.

Chargers land DT Sebastian Joseph-Day

Joseph-Day, who won Super Bowl LVI with Los Angeles Rams, is staying in Southern California but with a different team. He joins the Chargers for a three-year contract worth $24 million. Ian Rapoport, NFL Network.

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