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Reports: WR Robinson to re-sign with Chiefs

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson is signing a one-year contract to remain with the team, multiple media outlets reported Saturday. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported that Robinson will receive $2.3 million fully guaranteed. Robinson's production has steadily increased during his three seasons with the Chiefs.

New Orleans Saints thank Drew Brees for taking hometown discount

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Drew Brees' willingness to take less money than he could have received on the open market has boosted the Saints' spending power.

Jameis Winston Odds: Jaguars Favored Over Dolphins, Saints to Sign Ex-Bucs QB

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is looking for a new home after the Bucs let the 2015 No. overall pick walk in free agency in favor of signing six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady. Nearly all of the NFL's starting quarterback spots are sewn up, and the draft pool contains a few potential franchise signal-callers, so Winston's landing spot is hard to decipher.

Change of course in Baltimore

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Campbell, who has also played for the Cardinals, is one of four NFL defenders to have amassed at least 80 sacks and 30 passes defensed in the last 10 seasons. But the Ravens posted a story on their website on Friday morning announcing they would not be signing Rams defensive tackle and noted run-stuffing presence Michael Brockers, as had been previously reported. NFL.com reported shortly thereafter that Brockers had agreed on a deal to return to the Rams.

Melvin Gordon using lessons of holdout as motivation in 2020

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Melvin Gordon's futile holdout last season holds many a lesson for the sixth-year running back, including the realization that the former Chargers star still has plenty of doubters despite scoring 49 touchdowns in college and 47 more in the NFL. ''I'm coming in hungry, ready to work, with a chip on my shoulder,'' Gordon said in a video from Florida posted on the Denver Broncos' Twitter feed. Asked Friday during a conference call about that motivation, Gordon, who signed a two-year, $16 million free agent contract with the Broncos, said, ''It's huge.

Giants agree to terms with veteran TE Eric Tomlinson

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Giants have reached a one-year contract agreement with tight end Eric Tomlinson.

Minnesota Vikings re-sign veteran guard Dakota Dozier

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran guard Dakota Dozier.

Crystal ball: Projecting the upcoming NFL schedule

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Teams have known their opponents since late December, but Howard Katz and his scheduling department continue to parse through over 50,000 scenarios pumped out by nearly 1,500 computers across the world. The easiest choice to oppose Kansas City during the Sept. 10 kickoff game would be New England because it would be the Patriots' first game without Tom Brady since early in 2001. New stadiums usually get the Sunday night treatment in Week 2, but with two facilities opening this season, does Los Angeles' SoFi Stadium get its debut on opening weekend?

NFL free agency: The contracts and trades we loved, plus 10 we hated!

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

A dramatic NFL free agency period is nearing its conclusion, with the huge contracts and trades reshaping the league's power structure.

Cowboys agree on deals with kicker Zuerlein, defender Poe

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

The Dallas Cowboys are going to let two proven kickers go at it in the offseason for a change. The Cowboys and kicker Greg Zuerlein agreed Friday on a $7.5 million, three-year contract, with $2.3 million guaranteed. The deal with Zuerlein comes just a few days after the Cowboys re-signed Kai Forbath, who made all 10 kicks last season after replacing the shaky Brett Maher.