Two-time Super Bowl champion Malcom Brown is heading to the NFC. After four seasons with the Patriots, the defensive tackle is sign language a three-year deal with the Saints, Ian Rapoport reports.
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Guard Mike Iupati is devising his way about the NFC West.
The former Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers blocker is sign language a one-year written agreement with the Seattle Seahawks, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports.
The former first-round pick of the 49ers exhausted the past four seasons with the Cardinals. The 31-year-old defender has dealt with hurt issues the past two years clogging his productivity, musical performance in just one game in 2017, and termination the 2018 political campaign on injured modesty with a knee hurt aft 10 tilts.
When healthy, Iupati is a leading run blocker that fits well with the ground-heavy Seahawks violative plans. Pro Football Focus ranked him as the No. 6 ranked run blocker among defenders who played more than 300 snaps.
With ex-Seahawks defender J.R. Sweezy sign language with the Cardinals, Iupati should microscope slide in Seattle's line as an upranked run blocker.
The Iupati deal did not enchantment the end of defender D.J. Fluker. Seattle is finalizing a two-year deal for the former first-round pick, Garafolo reported.
Here are different transactions we're tracking on Thursday:
1. The New Orleans Saints are sign language defensive tackle Malcom Brown to a three-year deal worth $15 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source. The team later announced the news. Brown was a four-year starter for the Patriots aft they selected him in the 2015 draft.
2. Running back Le'Veon Bell's written agreement with the New York Jets includes a $8 million sign language bonus with $25 million fully guaranteed by Sunday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source informed of the deal. He will receive $14.5 million through Year 1, $26 million through Year 2, $39.5 million through Year 3 and $52.5 million through Year 4, Pelissero added.
3. The Chiefs are expected to sign former Saints defensive end Alex Okafor, Rapoport reported. He gets a 3-year deal worth up to $24 million, Rapoport added.
4. The Los Angeles Chargers are giving quarterback Tyrod Taylor a two-year deal with an $11 million base, Rapoport reported, per a source. He gets $6 million guaranteed in Year 1, Rapoport added.
5. The Pittsburgh Steelers are re-sign language defensive tackle Dan McCullers to a two-year deal worth $2.75 million, Garafolo reported.
6. The Dallas Cowboys are keeping wideout Tavon Austin, per Garafolo. They've agreed to a deal.
7. The Philadelphia Eagles signed wideout DeSean Jackson to a new three-year written agreement through 2021, the team announced. Wide receiver Nelson Agholor announced that he will be back with the team in 2019. Agholor, a first-round pick back in 2015, is set to earn $9.387 million on his fifth-year option, and it was not a given that he'd be back in Philly for the upcoming season.
8. The Carolina Panthers announced they have released left tackle Matt Kalil two years into a five-year, $55 million written agreement . Kalil missed all of the 2018 season with a knee hurt. He had a base guarantee of $1 million due to go into effect Friday.
Carolina made moves this week to bolster its violative line, bringing in center Matt Paradis and re-sign language tackle Daryl Williams.
9. The New England Patriots are sign language wide receiver Bruce Ellington to a one-year deal, Rapoport reported, via a source. Free-agent safety Terrence Brooks has also signed with the Pats, Rapoport reported, with a two-year deal coming his way. In addition to Brooks and Ellington, the Patriots will also sign former Redskins receiver Maurice Harris, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported, adding that Harris was visiting New England along with Ellington.
10. The Oakland Raiders released backup quarterback AJ McCarron, the QB told Rapoport on Thursday. The team later made the news official.
11. The Buffalo Bills announced the sign language of receiver/kick returner Andre Roberts to a two-year written agreement . Roberts is coming off a Pro Bowl season as a returner for the AFC East-rival New York Jets.
12. The San Francisco 49ers announced they have signed linebacker David Mayo, a former Carolina Panther, to a two-year written agreement and also announced the sign language of receiver Jordan Matthews, formerly of the Eagles.
13. The Arizona Cardinals are expected to sign receiver Kevin White, Rapoport reported. White visited with the Cards on Thursday and is looking for a fresh start aft the former first-round pick never panned out with the Chicago Bears thanks in large part to a seemingly never-termination string of injuries.
14. The New York Giants are sign language pass rusher Markus Golden to a one-year deal, Rapoport reported. Golden played four seasons with the Arizona Cardinals and will reunite with defensive coordinator James Bettcher. Golden has promise as evidenced by his 12.5-sack showing in the 2016 season.