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NFL teams drafting, changing QBs at dizzying pace

Apr. 16, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

One after another, quarterbacks once believed to be franchise cornerstones after being top five draft picks changed addresses this offseason in staggering succession. Matthew Stafford and Jared Goff switched teams in a swap of former No. 1 overall picks. Carson Wentz and...

Stafford, Goff welcome fresh starts after blockbuster trade

Mar. 19, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Southern California sun pushed through the shutters behind Matthew Stafford on Friday, illuminating the veteran quarterback as he shed some light on his decision to leave Detroit for Los Angeles. The climate definitely was not the reason he...

Agent: WR Perriman agrees to $3M, 1-year contract with Lions

Mar. 18, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Wide receiver Breshad Perriman has agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Detroit Lions, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus. Perriman's father, Bret, was a standout receiver for the Lions in the 1990s. Defensive end Charles...

EXPLAINER: How 'dead money' lives, as NFL free agency begins

Mar. 18, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

In their annual preparation for the official opening of the NFL's signing and trading period, teams will predictably jettison veteran players to create more space under the salary cap. This spring roster cleaning often comes with a price, and not simply because of the...

AP Source: Lions agree to deal to retain DE Romeo Okwara

Mar. 18, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

Defensive end Romeo Okwara has agreed to stay with the Detroit Lions, a person familiar with the situation says. The person spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the deal. Reports say the unrestricted free agent landed a $39 million,...

Mayfield stops Browns' QB carousel, team pleased with growth

Mar. 04, 2021 14:18 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns won't be chasing a quarterback in free agency. They aren't stressing over which one to take in the NFL draft or looking to make a trade. For once, they appear to be set at QB. Baker Mayfield has brought wins, change and...

Vikings GM: 'Kirk Cousins is our quarterback'

Mar. 04, 2021 14:18 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The quarterback carousel has begun to spin around the NFL for the second straight offseason, with even the slight potential of further movement creating a flurry of speculation about who will man these vital positions for certain teams once the cuts, signings and trades...

Pace keeps Bears' QB options open, no decision on Robinson

Mar. 02, 2021 21:23 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — General manager Ryan Pace had few answers when it came to the two biggest questions facing the Chicago Bears in the offseason. He wouldn't rule out anything when it comes to a potential starting quarterback next year, not even a return for Mitchell...

Sean McVay won't say why Rams moved on from Jared Goff

Feb. 25, 2021 18:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean McVay says he can't talk about Matthew Stafford until the new league year begins in mid-March and the Los Angeles Rams' blockbuster quarterback trade is official. He's still allowed to talk about Jared Goff, but the coach isn't saying much. ...

Playing tag is no kids' game for NFL teams

Feb. 23, 2021 19:56 PM EST

NFL teams could begin playing tag on Tuesday, and it's no kids' game for the 32 teams. Applying franchise and even transition tags to players can have major ramifications on a team's present and future. That was never more of a consideration than this year, with the...