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Duke Tobin on Gerald McCoy: ‘free agency is always a two-way street’

Duke Tobin speaks on the Bengals’ interest in defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy recently made his choice to sign with the Panthers after being released by the Buccaneers. The decision came after McCoy had also visited with the Browns and Ravens, but there was also reported mutual interest between the Bengals and McCoy’s camp. The Bengals President of player personnel, Duke Tobin shared some vague thoughts on how things went down between the two. “Free agency is always a two-way street and guys have multiple options,” Tobin told Paul Dehner Jr. of The...

ClutchPoints

What should be expected from Packers pass rusher Za’Darius Smith in 2019?

Za’Darius Smith was one of the prize free agency additions for the Green Bay Packers this offseason. After choosing to leave the Baltimore Ravens, the star pass rusher ended up agreeing to a four-year, $66 million deal with the Packers. It’s a move that should bolster a major weakness from last season. Green Bay has […] The post What should be expected from Packers pass rusher Za’Darius Smith in 2019? appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Cincy Jungle

What AFC North position group has improved the most?

Sound off! With OTAs underway, we’re starting to get a glimpse of what the AFC North will look like in 2019. The major waves of NFL free agency, as well as the NFL Draft, have all concluded and thus left us with a clearer picture of what the Bengals, Browns, Ravens and Steelers will put on the field when Week 1 of the 2019 season kicks off. As is the case with most teams, there were several notable additions and subtractions for all four teams. The Steelers and Bengals had so-so showings in free agency, while the Ravens had some big losses, especially on defense, while the Browns made a...

Cincy Jungle

Gerald McCoy reportedly down to Ravens vs. Browns, for now

Someone else could jump into the mix, but it appears the Bengals are out on McCoy. The Bengals have rarely been active in free agency when it comes to big-name players. However, a new regime is in place, and the team was hoping to make a splash by landing free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. However, the All-Pro lineman is going to command a large payday for at least one season, and the Bengals are trying to save as much cap as possible in hopes of extending A.J. Green and Tyler Boyd, while Andy Dalton and Joe Mixon will enter the final years of their current deals in 2020. That’s...

Baltimore Sun

Preston: With recent free-agent signings, Ravens are hunting bargains

Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta said he was going to stay with the team’s theme of “right player, right price” during the second phase of free agency, and he has gotten three bargain-basement deals by agreeing to terms with outside linebackers Pernell McPhee and Shane Ray and wide receiver...

Field Gulls

Seahawks officially sign first round draft pick

The Seattle Seahawks added eleven young players to the roster in the 2019 NFL Draft, including potential replacements for multiple veteran players who had recently departed, or were soon to be on their way out. Those include the team looking for a Doug Baldwin replacement by drafting not just one, but three - DK Metcalf, Gary Jennings and John Ursua - wide receivers. The team used a second round draft pick on safety Marquise Blair, hopefully to help the secondary recover from the loss of Earl Thomas, first to injury during the 2018 season and then to the Baltimore Ravens in free agency. In...