The former from Washington signed a record contract with Minnesota: 3 years to 84 million, guaranteed. Keenum then leaves the Vikings for Denver. So many front page hits

Never like this year the NFL, the only championship that never stops (there are the preseason, the regular season, the playoffs, the market, the minicamps, the training camps and the start of the race) and that catalyzes the attention of the fans 12 months out of 12, has experienced such a buzzing market. Let’s try to recap what happened so far and what will still happen.
quarterback – The most popular was Kirk Cousins ​​from Washington. After two years of tag franchise by the Redskins (which earned him 44 million dollars, making it the highest paid in the history of the NFL), the former Spartan has agreed with the Minnesota Vikings (with Trevor Siemien as a backup) with a contract record: 3 years to 84 million, guaranteed. And the key word is “guaranteed”, as it rarely happens in football. Vikes then say hello to Case Keenum, passed to the Broncos. Sam Bradford ends up in Arizona with an annual 20 million, 15 guaranteed. The question is: but nobody in the desert has noticed that it is always broken? The Jets confirmed McCown and signed Teddy Bridgewater. But at the same time they climbed to number 3 in the draft, yielding to the Colts 4 choices (3 in this draft) to take home another qb, presumably Rosen of

UCLA or Darnold of USC. What they do then one of the other two remains a mystery. But it’s still the Jets … We remember then how the Chiefs had long ago surrendered Alex Smith to the Redskins entrusting the team to Pat Mahomes and how the Browns (who most likely will choose Josh Allen with the absolute number one) have taken home Tyrod Taylor from Buffalo (who awaits the draft signed AJ McCarron) for what will be a year of apprenticeship for the former qb of Wyoming. DeShone Kizer (Browns) goes to reserve the Rodgers to the Packers.

RUNNING BACk – Tennessee (who will be coached by former Patriots Mike Vrabel) snatched Dion Lewis from New England. Patriots who have instead confirmed Rex Burkhead and taken by Bengald Jeremy Hill, a classic low-cost Belichickian engagement with possible big return (low risk, high reward as they say in the US). LeGarrette Blount continues his tour of the league by signing for a year with Lions, where he finds Matt Patricia, now head coach of Detroit, former defensive coordinator under Belichick. Chris Ivory goes to the Bills, while Marshawn Lynch gives another year to Oakland, removing the intentions of a new retreat. Raiders who meanwhile also bring the former Tampa Doug Martin to the Bay. The Giants in one of the most curious moves of the offseason, gave confidence to Jonathan Stewart, who appeared at the terminus in recent seasons in Carolina. Jerick McKinnon signs with the Niners taking the place of Carlos Hyde passed to the Browns. Finally, we will no longer see the little big Danny Woodhead, who announced the withdrawal. The Jets focus on the mediocre Isaiah Crowell, formerly Cleveland.

RECEIVERS – Phila champions surrender Torrey Smith to the Panthers, Jarvis Landry leaves Miami for Cleveland, Allen Robinson from the Jags (who repair with Donte Moncrief) to the Bears (who also take Taylor Gabriel), Sammy Watkins leaves the Bills for the Chiefs, who they also lose Albert Wilson (Miami). Paul Richardson goes to the Redskins in the Seahawks home cleaning work. The Pats lose Danny Playoff, one of Brady’s favorite targets. Amendola has indeed monetized by signing with the Dolphins (2 years, 12 million). John Brown leaves Arizona for Baltimore (also signing Michael Crabtree, former Raiders) but the biggest name to move is Jordi Nelson, cut from Green Bay for happiness (we are ironic eh …) Aaron Rodgers and accatatose to Raiders.

THE OTHER SHOTS – Two names above all: Richard Sherman, cut from Seattle who, as mentioned, is doing house cleaning, went to the 49ers. Significant signature (it is recovering from the rupture of an Achilles tendon, with problems also to the other and cleaning operation to a knee) for 3 years to 39 million but certainly intriguing. The other is Sheldon Richardson, passed from the Jets to the Vikings, defensive tackle that reinforces an already stellar defense. Another corneback that changes shirt is Aquib Talib, which leaves the Broncos for the Rams. That they flank him to another “hot head” but of enormous talent like Marcus Peters, former Chiefs, with whom he could form the best secondary of the league. New England fixes the strumming loss of Malcolm Butler (casus belli of the last SB), who signed with the Titans, taking Jason McCourty from the Browns, twin of Devin, already in the stable of Bob Kraft. Another already amazing defense that makes a further leap in quality is that of the Eagles with the arrival of Haloti Ngata, who will take the place of Beau Allen. The tight end Jimmy Graham leaves Seattle (broken record …) for Green Bay. Trumaine Johnson, one of the top cornerbacks on the market, agrees with the Jets leaving the Rams. The Pats let slip the protector of Brady’s blind side, the left tackle Nate Solder, who becomes the highest paid (4 years, 62 million) in his role with the NY Giants. Speaking of offensive tackle, note the withdrawal of the future hall of famer Joe Thomas, 11 years with the Browns. The Pats strengthen a very light defensive line with two heavyweights: Adrian Clayborne (Atlanta) and Danny Shelton (Browns). Houston takes a Mr. defensive back home in Tyrann Mathieu. Finally, the WR Cordarelle Patterson, better known as a reverb, passes to the Pats. Linebacker Orlando Scandrick leaves Dallas to switch to Washington’s divisional rivals (2 years, 10 million).

IN SEARCH OF HOUSE – There are still “heavy” names waiting to settle down. Above all, Ndamukong Suh, who left Miami. New Orleans, Tennessee and Seattle destinations. Waiting for the draft, which will give us the definitive face of many teams for the next season. When do we start? We are already in withdrawal symptoms …


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