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The dolphins of miami ad they traded quarterback Ryan Tannehill on Friday, blocking the seven-year experience at quarterback and ending the first five days of free will. Incredibly, it was not even the most shocking gesture of Wave 1.
During the first days in free mode, we saw two All-Pro receivers exchanged. A former Super Bowl MVP in reinforcement takes the reins of the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Green Bay Packers are active buyers for the first time since the Bush administration. .
Until now, the period of free will has been fierce and there is still a lot to come. What can we expect from the second wave? Let's explore some of the latest rumors.
Browns buy Duke Johnson
Odell Beckham Jr is one of the aforementioned All-Pro recipients. He is now part of the Cleveland Browns offensive club with wide Jarvis Landry, running back Nick Chubb, tight half David Njoku and, of course, quarterback Baker Baker.
The Browns are loaded with weapons, and some of them can be disposable. According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, one of these players is running back Duke Johnson.
"During the business conversations of recent days, the teams learned that the Browns were more than willing to deal with Johnson, but they were waiting for the right offer," Cabot said. wrote.
Johnson is one of the NFL's best backs in the passes, so it's no wonder he's attracting interest. In four seasons as a Brown, he has collected 235 passes for a total of 2,170 yards. He also averages 4.3 yards per race, so it's not just useful as a receiver.
Chubb and Johnson have formed a dangerous duo over the past season, and the only reason Johnson is a bait for the trade is the presence of Kareem Hunt. He, too, is very useful as a goaltender and was signed by the Browns early in the off season.
But Hunt has just been suspended for eight games for violating the league's personal conduct policy.
The #Browns had scheduled 8 to 10 games for RB Kareem Hunt when they signed it. It turns out to be 8, because the league says that Hunt accepts the punishment and has not appealed.
Therefore, as Cabot pointed out, the good offer – and probably a substantial offer – is going to have to allow Johnson to get rid of Johnson during the off season.
Cowboys watching Eric Berry
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The Dallas Cowboys have not been active in self-service, which is a little surprising. Dallas has not been overloaded with cap space, but at the time of writing this article they are more than $ 25 million under the cap. They can afford a big free agent contract.
Dallas would never go out and spend a ton of money on a receiver or hustler, but they were tied for a time to safety, Earl Thomas.
Thomas finished with the Baltimore Ravens, and it does not seem like Dallas was in the mix.
"I thought I was going to go [to the] Kansas City [Chiefs] on a two year contract, a one year contract, and I was just going to bet on myself and hit the market again ", Thomas m said, according to the Crows' official website (h / t RJ Ochoa of Blogging the Boys). "Then my agents called me in. They said that Baltimore has a market for you."
Thomas never mentions Dallas, and although that does not mean the Cowboys were not interested, that suggests that they were not. seriously interested.
Fans who hoped that Dallas would go shopping safely are still lucky. Even though Dallas is just stomping on the tires, they are at least showing interest in Eric Berry, the former chiefs safety chief, whom Thomas has almost replaced.
According to Mike Fisher of 247Sports, Dallas will investigate Berry's health. This makes it a story that deserves to be followed in the second wave of free agencies.
Kaepernick is interested in the work of dolphins
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Could the Dolphins be the team that finally gives Colin Kaepernick a path to the NFL? This would almost certainly spark a serene debate among the fans, and the decision makes sense.
Miami looks at Luke Falk and Jake Rudock's tandem on his quarterback depth card. There is little experience between the two, which is a problem even though Miami plans to embark after a quarter in the repechage.
The Dolphins were previously interested in Teddy Bridgewater and Tyrod Taylor. However, Bridgewater returned to the New Orleans Saints to support Drew Brees, while Taylor joined the Los Angeles Chargers as Philip Rivers' lining.
The dolphins did not have Teddy Bridgewater. They did not have Tyrod Taylor. Now they are exchanging Ryan Tannehill. Their QB situation is, shall we say, unstable.
Kaepernick has a lot of experience in the NFL debut and although he has not played since 2016, he was solid that year. He had 221 yards with 16 touchdowns and only four interceptions, a number similar to the one Miami could have expected from Taylor.
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Kaepernick would also be interested in opening in Miami, which Taylor and Bridgewater apparently were not:
He contacted a source close to @ Kaepernick7 and asked him if he was interested in a vacancy in Miami QB. He was told "yes, he trains hard and is ready to play" could become interesting
It is worth wondering if Taylor and Bridgewater may have been informed that they would only be connecting a quarter to a quarter of the April repechage. If this is the case, it would be logical for both to prefer situations where they could soon take the keys and not hand them over.