Keep pace with offseason’s major moves

The NFL’s complimentary company duration for the 2021 offseason formally starts at 4 p.m. ET on March 17 – the point when gamers with ending agreements can sign with brand-new groups and likewise the point at which all 32 of the league’s groups should comply with this year’s $182.5 million income cap.

Prior to March 17, just gamers who had actually been launched from their previous agreements were qualified to sign up with brand-new clubs, brand-new Arizona Cardinal J.J. Watt and Baltimore Raven Kevin Zeitler being examples.

Other pending complimentary representatives might start working out (and accepting) brand-new offers Monday, like the mega-pact outbound Patriots guard Joe Thuney is obtaining from the Chiefs or Yannick Ngakoue’s contract with Las Vegas. Gamers were likewise qualified to re-sign with their existing club, as Buccaneers Shaq Barrett and Rob Gronkowski did Monday.

TE Rob Gronkowski will spend a second season with the Buccaneers.

TE Rob Gronkowski will invest a 2nd season with the Buccaneers.

On The Other Hand, in a year when the cap falls by almost $16 million due to earnings losses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous name gamers unexpectedly discover themselves searching for work as groups slash incomes to get under the cap – Casey Hayward and Emmanuel Sanders amongst that group.

Below is a list of the most popular gamers on the relocation in 2021 … and a couple of who will not be going anywhere.


Baltimore Ravens

Launched: RB Mark Ingram

Re-signed: NT Justin Ellis, OLB Pernell McPhee, TE Eric Tomlinson

Signed: G Kevin Zeitler (3 years, $22M)

Buffalo Expenses

Launched: WR John Brown, DT Quinton Jefferson

Re-signed: G Jon Feliciano (3 years, $17M), POUND Tyler Matakevich (1 year), POUND Matt Milano (4 years, $44M, $24M ensured), OT Daryl Williams (3 years, $28.2M, per NFL Network)

Cincinnati Bengals

Launched: C B.J. Finney

Re-signed: QB Brandon Allen

Signed: DE Trey Hendrickson, 4 years, $60M, main March 17)

Cleveland Browns

Launched: DE Adrian Clayborn

Signed: S John Johnson (3 years, $33.75M, $24M ensured, per NFL Network, main March 17)

Denver Broncos

Club alternative triggered: OLB Von Miller

Club alternative decreased: FS Kareem Jackson (complimentary representative)

Franchise tag: S Justin Simmons

Launched: CB A.J. Bouye, DT Jurrell Casey, NT Kyle Peko

Re-signed: DL Shelby Harris (3 years, $27M)

Signed: CB Ronald Darby (3 years, $30M, main March 17)

Houston Texans

Launched: RB Duke Johnson, G Senio Kelemete, C Nick Martin, QB Josh McCown, DE J.J. Watt

Re-signed: CB Vernon Hargreaves

Signed: OL Justin Britt (1 year, $3.2M), S Terrence Brooks (1 year, $2M, main March 17), DL Maliek Collins (1 year, $6M, main March 17), POUND Kamu Grugier-Hill (1 year, $3.25M, main March 17), RB Mark Ingram (1 year, max $3M, per ESPN), POUND Christian Kirksey (1 year, max $4.5M), G Justin McCray (2 years, $4M, main March 17), WR Chris Moore (1 year, $2M, main March 17), POUND Kevin Pierre-Louis (2 years, main March 17), KR/WR Andre Roberts (2 years, $6M, main March 17), DT Vincent Taylor (1 year, $2M, main March 17), POUND Joe Thomas (1 year, $2M, main March 17)

Traded: POUND Benardrick McKinney (main March 17)

Traded for: OT Marcus Cannon (main March 17), DE Shaq Lawson (main March 17)

Indianapolis Colts

Traded for: QB Carson Wentz (main March 17)

Jacksonville Jaguars

Franchise tag: OT Web Cam Robinson

Launched: OLB Kamalei Correa, TE Tyler Eifert

Re-signed: CB Sidney Jones, G Tyler Shatley, DE Dawuane Smoot (2 years, $14M)

Signed: WR/KR Jamal Agnew (3 years, main March 17), WR Phillip Dorsett (main March 17), S Rudy Ford (2 years, $4.2M, main March 17), RB Carlos Hyde (2 years, $6M, main March 17), S Rayshawn Jenkins (4 years, main March 17), DT Roy Robertson-Harris (3 years, $24.4M, main March 17)

Kansas City Chiefs

Launched: OT Eric Fisher, OT Mitchell Schwartz

Retired: FB Anthony Sherman

Signed: G Joe Thuney (5 years, $80M, main March 17)

Las Vegas Raiders

Launched: G Richie Incognito, G Gabe Jackson, DB Lamarcus Joyner, WR Tyrell Williams

Re-signed: DL David Irving

Signed: DE Yannick Ngakoue (2 years, $26M, main March 17)

Traded: OT Trent Brown (main March 17)

Los Angeles Chargers

Launched: CB Casey Hayward, G Trai Turner

Re-signed: CB Michael Davis (3 years)

Retired: C Mike Pouncey

Signed: OL Matt Feiler (3 years, $21M, per ESPN, main March 17), C Corey Linsley (5 years, $62.5M, main March 17)

Miami Dolphins

Launched: OLB Kyle Van Noy

Re-signed: POUND Vince Biegel (1 year)

Signed: TE Cethan Carter (3 years, $7.8M, main March 17), P Michael Palardy

Traded: DE Shaq Lawson (main March 17)

Traded for: POUND Benardrick McKinney (main March 17), OT Isaiah Wilson (main March 17)

New England Patriots

Re-signed: DB/ST Justin Bethel (3 years, $6M), DL Carl Davis, QB Web Cam Newton (1 year, roughly $14M, per reports), DL Deatrich Wise (4 years, $30 million)

Signed: WR Nelson Agholor (main March 17), DL Henry Anderson (2 years, main March 17), WR Kendrick Bourne (3 years, $22.5M, main March 17), DT Davon Godchaux (2 year, main March 17), TE Hunter Henry (3 years, $37.5M, per ESPN, main March 17), OLB Matt Judon (4 years, $56M, main March 17), DB Jalen Mills (4 years, $24M, main March 17), TE Jonnu Smith (4 years, $50M, $31.3M ensured, main March 17)

Traded: OT Marcus Cannon (main March 17)

Traded for: OT Trent Brown (main March 17)

New York City Jets

Franchise tag: S Marcus Maye

Launched: DL Henry Anderson

Signed: WR Corey Davis (3 years, $37.5M, per ESPN, main March 17), POUND Jarrad Davis (1 year, $7M, main March 17), DE Carl Lawson (3 years, $45M, per NFL Network, main March 17)

Pittsburgh Steelers

Re-signed: CB Cameron Sutton (2 years, $9M)

Retired: C Maurkice Pouncey

Signed: C B.J. Finney

Tennessee Titans

Launched: CB Malcolm Butler, WR Adam Humphries, S Kenny Vaccaro

Re-signed: WR Marcus Johnson, TE Geoff Swaim (1 year)

Signed: DL Denico Autry (3 years, $21.5M, main March 17), POUND Bud Dupree (main March 17), OT Kendall Lamm (2 years, $8.5M, per NFL Network, main March 17)

Traded: OT Isaiah Wilson (main March 17)

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Atlanta Falcons

Launched: CB Ricardo Allen, DE Allen Bailey, G James Carpenter

Re-signed: K Younghoe Koo

Arizona Cardinals

Launched: K Zane Gonzalez

Re-signed: CB Robert Alford, OLB Markus Golden (2 years, $9M), P Andy Lee, POUND Tanner Vallejo (2 years, $4.1M)

Signed: DE J.J. Watt (2 years, $28M, $23M ensured)

Carolina Panthers

Franchise tag: OT Taylor Moton (signed tender)

Launched: S Tre Boston, DT Zach Kerr, P Michael Palardy, DT Kawann Short, DL Stephen Weatherly

Re-signed: LS J.J. Jansen

Signed: G Pat Elfelin (3 years, $13.5M, main March 17), OL Cameron Erving (2 years, $10M, main March 17), WR Keith Kirkwood

Chicago Bears

Franchise tag: WR Allen Robinson

Launched: CB Buster Skrine

Re-signed: DE Mario Edwards (3 years, $11.55M), P Pat O’Donnell, K Cairo Santos (5 years, $16M)

Dallas Cowboys

Franchise tag/re-signed: QB Dak Prescott (4 years, $160M, $126M ensured)

Launched: FB Jamize Olawale

Re-signed: WR Noah Brown (1 year)

Signed: LS Jake McQuaide (1 year, main March 17)

Detroit Lions

Launched: C Russell Bodine, CB Justin Coleman, G Joe Dahl, TE Jesse James, POUND Christian Jones, CB Desmond Trufant

Re-signed: DE Romeo Okwara (3 years, $39M)

Signed: TE Josh Hill, WR Tyrell Williams (1 year, $4M)

Traded: QB Matthew Stafford (main March 17)

Traded for: QB Jared Goff (main March 17)

Green Bay Packers

Launched: POUND Christian Kirksey, FB John Lovett, RT Rick Wagner

Re-signed: RB Aaron Jones (4 years, $48M, $13M finalizing benefit)

Los Angeles Rams

Re-signed: OLB Leonard Floyd (4 years, $64M, per NFL Network)

Traded: QB Jared Goff (main March 17)

Traded for: QB Matthew Stafford (main March 17)

Minnesota Vikings

Launched: K Dan Bailey, CB Tae Hayes, OT Riley Reiff, TE Kyle Rudolph, CB Cordrea Tankersley

Re-signed: OT Rashod Hill (1 year)

Signed: K Greg Joseph, DT Dalvin Tomlinson (2 years, $22M, main March 17), DL Stephen Weatherly (1 year, $2.5M), POUND Nick Vigil (1 year, $1.35M, main March 17)

New Orleans Saints

Franchise tag: S Marcus Williams

Launched: POUND Kwon Alexander, DT Malcom Brown, TE Jared Cook, OL Nick Easton, TE Josh Hill, CB Janoris Jenkins, P Thomas Morstead, WR Emmanuel Sanders

Re-signed: OL James Hurst (3 years, $9M), DL Noah Spence, RB Dwayne Washington, QB Jameis Winston (1 year, max $12M)

Retired: QB Drew Brees

New York City Giants

Franchise tag: DL Leonard Williams

Launched: WR Cody Core, G Kevin Zeitler, POUND David Mayo, WR Golden Tate

Re-signed: DT Austin Johnson

Signed: RB Devontae Booker (2 years, $6M, main March 17)

Philadelphia Eagles

Launched: WR DeSean Jackson

Traded: QB Carson Wentz (main March 17)

San Francisco 49ers

Launched: DL Ronald Blair, POUND Mark Nzeocha

Re-signed: FB Kyle Juszczyk (5 years, $27M, per NFL Network), CB Emmanuel Moseley (2 years, $10.1M, per ESPN), CB Jason Verrett (1 year, $5.5M)

Signed: OLB Samson Ebukam (2 years, $12M, main March 17)

Seattle Seahawks

Launched: DE Carlos Dunlap, WR Josh Gordon, G Possibility Warmack

Retired: G Mike Iupati, TE Greg Olsen

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Extended: QB Tom Brady

Franchise tag: WR Chris Godwin

Re-signed: OLB Shaq Barrett (4 years, max $72M, $36M ensured, per NFL Network), POUND Lavonte David (2 years, $25M), TE Rob Gronkowski (1 year, max $10M, per reports), POUND Kevin Minter

Washington Football Group

Franchise tag: G Brandon Scherff

Launched: QB Alex Smith

Re-signed: K Dustin Hopkins

Retired: OLB Thomas Davis

Signed: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (1 year, $10M, per reports, main March 17)


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This short article initially appeared on U.S.A. TODAY: NFL complimentary company tracker 2021: Updates on offseason’s significant relocations

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.