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WVU in the NFL | Free Agency Tracker

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

The start of the new league year as well as free agency will officially begin at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18. But the legal tampering period, the two-day player-team negotiation window, began at noon ET Monday.

NFL to give teams guidance later today on physicals connected to trades

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Monday's memorandum regarding the NFL's offseason procedures in the age of COVID-19 contains a conspicuous donut hole: It omitted any mention of physicals to be performed on players who are being or who could be traded. According to the NFL, guidance will be provided to teams later today regarding that issue. Which means that, for banged-up players like free-agent pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney, the market won't open until the restrictions are lifted.

NFL odds: Updated betting lines for Tom Brady’s next team after Patriots exit

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Oddsmakers like one team above all others to land Tom Brady in NFL free agency after the veteran quarterback announced Tuesday he is leaving the New England Patriots. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have -180 odds (you'd have to bet $180 to win $100) to sign Brady in the latest betting lines at the FanDuel Sportsbook. Next on the list of betting lines are the Los Angeles Chargers at +130, followed by the Miami Dolphins at +750.

Tom Brady free agency options led by 2 NFL teams after Patriots exit

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Two NFL teams have emerged as frontrunners to acquire superstar quarterback Tom Brady following his announcement Tuesday that he would not return to the New England Patriots for the 2020 season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Los Angeles Chargers have each made a “strong offer” to Brady, NFL Network reported. Aside from the Buccaneers and Chargers, the Miami Dolphins are also in the mix for Brady's services, Pro Football Talk reported.

Tom Brady Has a Lot of Endorsements — See Them Here

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

As the longest-serving NFL quarterback, it's no surprise that Tom Brady has a lot of endorsements. Brady has a reported net worth of $180 million, much of that earned from off-the-field endeavors. Despite his high-earning status, the future Hall of Famer has less to his name than supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen, who reportedly is worth around $380 million.

NFL bars player and team travel for free agency interviews due to coronavirus risk

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

The NFL has barred in-person interviews with free agents and is requiring local physical examinations for them rather than team-conducted exams. In a memo sent to the 32 franchises on Monday, the league also banned travel by team personnel to meet with free agents as well as those players travelling to team facilities. In a flurry of activity around the league Monday night, the Dallas Cowboys and top receiver Amari Cooper agreed on a $100 million, five-year contract.

Monday’s Sports in Brief

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

The NFL has barred in-person interviews with free agents and is requiring local physical examinations for them rather than team-conducted exams. In a memo sent to the 32 franchises, the league also banned travel by team personnel to meet with free agents as well as those players traveling to team facilities. All offseason activities such as meetings, practices and minicamps have been delayed indefinitely as a safeguard against the new coronavirus.

NFL bars player and team personnel travel in free agency

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

The NFL has barred in-person interviews with free agents and is requiring local physical examinations for them rather than team-conducted exams. In a memo sent to the 32 franchises on Monday, the league banned travel by team personnel to meet with free agents as well as those players traveling to a team's facility AP Photo transref:NY168, transref:NY909, transref:NY908, transref:NY161, transref:NY167, transref:NY166, transref:NY905, transref:NY160 Eds: MAJOR UPDATE: Updates throughout with deals reached Monday night UPDATES: With AP Photos.

NFL rumors: Raiders miss on Byron Jones, interested in other veterans

Monday, March 16th, 2020

So far this offseason, the Raiders have searched high and low for players to reinforce what was a disappointing defensive back group a season ago. After forcing just 5 turnovers over the entire season, coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock know they need some playmakers on the back end of Las Vegas' defense. The team reportedly has inquired on several free-agent defensive backs, including aggressively pursuing former Dallas Cowboys cornerback Byron Jones.

NFL free agency 2020: Eagles miss out on top 2 corners on market — time to panic?

Monday, March 16th, 2020

The Eagles are off to a slow start in free agency and within the span of about 10 minutes on Monday night missed out on the top two cornerbacks in this free agency class. James Bradberry is going to the Giants. Byron Jones is going to the Dolphins.