UPDATE: 8:20 PM
The New York Giants have signed tight end Brandon Myers, formerly of the Oakland Raiders:
TE Brandon Myers agreed to a deal with the #Giants, I’m told. Solid. Signing expected soon.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 17, 2013
The Denver Broncos are ready to move on from DE Elvis Dumervil just a day after they thought they were keeping him:
Money-wise, this makes sense. We’ll see if it holds RT @thegarymiller An NFL source told me the Broncos are moving on without Elvis Dumervil
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 16, 2013
FOXSports.com’s Alex Marvez reports the Cleveland Browns hosted free-agent cornerback Brent Grimes this week. The former Atlanta Falcons cornerback missed last season with a torn Achilles’ tendon, but made 28 starts for Atlanta over the prior two seasons.
UPDATE 5:10 PM It’s now official: The New England Patriots have released receiver Brandon Lloyd:
Patriots release of Brandon Lloyd avoids a guaranteed payment to him and creates more cap space. could end up back there cheaply — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 16, 2013
No doubt, he’s the best free agent receiver on the market now, and should be signed fairly quickly one he starts taking visits:
Brandon Lloyd led the NFL in targets 20 yards downfield from 2010-11 with 73 (0 drops) — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) March 16, 2013
After yesterday’s contract debacle, free agent Elvis Dumervil has fired his agent, and is now being targeted by the Baltimore Ravens:
Elvis Dumervil is firmly on the Ravens’ radar and they hope to meet with him next week, per a league source.
— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) March 16, 2013