May 24, 2022

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2022 Free Agency and Trade Discussion

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2022 Free Agency and Trade Discussion


NFL Offseason – This is our annual open thread to discuss all the free agent movement, trades, cuts, and other news for the first few days of free agency, starting with the “legal tampering period” that begins at noon Eastern on March 14. This year we will also be producing separate write-ups on the biggest free-agent signings and trades; check out below for links to each of those as they appear.

MONDAY 11AM

Buffalo Bills cut OT Daryl Williams, sign C Mitch Morse to a two-year, $19.5-million extension.

Dallas Cowboys re-sign WR Michael Gallup for five years, $62.5 million.

Green Bay Packers cut ER Za’Darius Smith and OT Billy Turner, sign ER Preston Smith to a four-year, $52.5-million extension.

Miami Dolphins re-sign ER Emmanuel Ogbah for four years, $65 million with $32 million guaranteed.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-sign C Ryan Jensen for three years, $39 million and $23 million guaranteed.

MONDAY NOON

Arizona Cardinals re-sign James Conner for three years, base value $21 million with $13.5 million guaranteed and a max value with incentives of $25.5 million.

Chicago Bears sign DT Larry Ogunjobi for three years, $40.5 million, including $26.4 million guaranteed.

Cincinnati Bengals sign G Alex Cappa for four years, $40 million.

Cleveland Browns cut WR Jarvis Landry.

Los Angeles Rams re-sign OT Joe Noteboom for three years, base value of $40 million with $25 million guaranteed. Max value with incentives is $47.5 million.

Miami Dolphins sign RB Chase Edmonds for two years, $12.6 million with $6.1 million guaranteed. Click here for an expanded write-up on Edmonds.

Pittsburgh Steelers sign QB Mitchell Trubisky. Click here for an expanded write-up on Trubisky.

Seattle Seahawks re-sign FS Quandre Diggs for three years, $40 million.

MONDAY 2PM

Buffalo Bills sign G Rodger Saffold. Details are not yet available.

Cincinnati Bengals sign G/C Ted Karras for three years, $18 million.

Cincinnati Bengals re-sign DT B.J. Hill for three years, $30 million.

Detroit Lions re-sign FS Tracy Walker for three years, $25 million with $17 million guaranteed.

Jacksonville Jaguars sign G Brandon Scherff. Details are not yet available. Click here for an expanded write-up on Scherff.

Jacksonville Jaguars sign LB Foye Oluokun for three years, $45 million with $28 million guaranteed.

Jacksonville Jaguars sign DT Folorunso Fatukasi for three years, $30 million with $20 million guaranteed.

Jacksonville Jaguars (who are having quite the day) sign WR Christian Kirk for four years, $72 million with “a max value” of $84 million, whatever that means. Incentives? Void years? Who knows. Click here for an expanded write-up on Kirk.

New York Jets sign G Laken Tomlinson for three years, $40 million with $27 million guaranteed.

New York Jets re-sign WR Braxton Berrios for two years, $12 million with $7 million guaranteed.

Philadelphia Eagles sign ER Haason Reddick for three years, $45 million with $30 million guaranteed. Click here for an expanded write-up on Reddick.

MONDAY 4PM

Green Bay Packers re-sign LB De’Vondre Campbell for five years, $50 million.

Indianapolis Colts re-sign TE Mo Alie-Cox for three years, $18 million.

Los Angeles Rams re-sign C Brian Allen for three years, $24 million.

Miami Dolphins sign WR Cedrick Wilson for three years, $22.8 million with $12.8 million guaranteed.

Miami Dolphins sign QB Teddy Bridgewater.

Seattle Seahawks re-sign TE Will Dissly for three years, $24 million.

MONDAY 6PM

Buffalo Bills sign DT Tim Settle for two years.

Jacksonville Jaguars sign TE Evan Engram for one year, $9 million.

Los Angeles Chargers sign CB J.C. Jackson for five years, $82.5 million with $40 million guaranteed. Click here for an expanded write-up on Jackson.

New York Jets re-sign RB Tevin Coleman.

Pittsburgh Steelers re-sign OT Chukwuma Okorafor.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-sign CB Carlton Davis for three years, $45 million.

MONDAY 7:30 PM

Dallas has agreed to a new three-year contract with ER DeMarcus Lawrence worth up to $40 million, with $30 million in full guarantees. Lawrence had two years remaining in his deal, but was considered a potential cap cut. Instead he’ll add a year and more guaranteed money in exchange for a lower cap hit in 2022.

Pittsburgh signs C Mason Cole to a three-year deal. Cole started 14-plus games in two of his three seasons in Arizona, but only started seven of 14 games for Minnesota in 2021.

New York Jets sign TE C.J Uzomah for three years, $24 million. Click here for an expanded write-up on Uzomah.

MONDAY 9 PM

Jacksonville signs WR Zay Jones for three years and $30 million, with $24 million in guarantees.

L.A. Chargers sign DT Sebastian Joseph-Day for three years, $24 million, with $15 million guaranteed. Click here for an expanded write-up on Joseph-Day.

Carolina signs OG Austin Corbett for three years, $29.3 million. Corbett started every game for the reigning Super Bowl champion Rams over the past two seasons.

Buffalo signs DT DaQuan Jones. Jones has not missed a start in the last four seasons (three with Tennessee, last year with Carolina).

MONDAY 11 PM

Texans sign OG A.J. Cann (two years, $10.5 million, $4.5 million guaranteed) and re-sign C Justin Britt.

Broncos sign DT D.J. Jones (three years, $30 million, $20 million guaranteed).

Giants sign OL Mark Glowinski (three years, $18.3 million, $11.4 million guaranteed).

Chiefs sign S Justin Reid (three years, $31.5 million, $20 million guaranteed).

Chiefs DE Frank Clark re-works his deal to stay in Kansas City. New contract is two years, $36 million, with $29 million guaranteed.

MIDNIGHT

49ers sign CB Charvarius Ward (three years, $42 million, $26.7 million guaranteed).Click here for an expanded write-up on Ward.

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