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Archive: March, 2009

Jim Leonhard update

Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 12:44 PM
Update (1:42 p.m.): Adam Schefter of NFL Network reports that Leonhard is a done deal with the Jets. It's a three-year contract. Other terms have not been disclosed. From earlier: Quick update on free-agent safety Jim Leonhard. Earlier this morning, Alex Marvez of FoxSports.com reported that Leonhard... Read more

Cowboys quiet so far

Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 9:00 AM
Not a lot on the free-agency front to report since our last post about nine hours ago. If you missed it, we wrote yesterday about Derrick Ward going to Tampa and T.J. Houshmandzadeh going to Seattle. So over the next couple days, we'll recap what the other teams in the NFC East have done so far in... Read more

RB Ward signs with Tampa

Monday, March 2, 2009, 10:51 PM
Running back Derrick Ward has found a home with the Tampa Bay Bucs, several media outlets are reporting this evening. The deal was first reported by Mike Florio of profootballtalk.com and has been confirmed by FoxSports.com and ESPN.com. We've been following Ward's free-agency tour since Thursday... Read more

Report: Houshmandzadeh picks Seahawks

Monday, March 2, 2009, 6:34 PM
T.J. Houshmandzadeh has picked the Seattle Seahawks, sources tell ESPN.com's John Clayton. As we've written a hundred times or so in this space, Houshmandzadeh was deciding between the Seahawks, Vikings and Bengals. ESPN's Michael Smith reports that the deal is worth more than $40 million for five... Read more

Waiting on Houshmandzadeh

Monday, March 2, 2009, 3:00 PM
The T.J. Houshmandzadeh watch continues. And the rumors are all over the place. Earlier, we cited reports that said Houshmandzadeh was spending last night in Minnesota and was expected to make a decision between the Vikings, Seahawks and Bengals today. As it turns out, he actually flew to Los Angeles... Read more

Rams shopping Holt, Pace?

Monday, March 2, 2009, 9:02 AM
As promised, here is your Monday morning free-agency roundup. We'll do this in rapid-fire mode and have more later so be sure to check back: ** League sources tell Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the Rams are shopping wide receiver Torry Holt and offensive tackle Orlando Pace. Holt... Read more

Safety Leonhard drawing interest from Birds?

Sunday, March 1, 2009, 11:22 PM
Yesterday, the Eagles lost safety Brian Dawkins to the Broncos. Tonight, there are rumors they could bring in Ravens safety Jim Leonhard for a visit. A source tells Matt Bowen of the National Football Post that Leonhard has left New York without a contract and has drawn "considerable interest"... Read more

Ward, Houshmandzadeh updates

Sunday, March 1, 2009, 5:49 PM
The insanity that comes with following NFL free agency in an online world has continued. Just a couple hours ago, we posted about Giants running back Derrick Ward and Bengals receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh. And already, there have been developments on both fronts. Let's start with Ward. In the earlier... Read more

Reports: RB Ward visited Eagles

Sunday, March 1, 2009, 3:27 PM
Update: Click here for an update on the Ward/Houshmandzadeh news. From earlier: With the loss of Brian Dawkins to Denver and the Lito Sheppard trade, there was no shortage of Eagles news Saturday. And according to one report, it was even busier than we thought. The Denver Post reports that the... Read more
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