We’re on the verge of free agency opening, which will bring us that much closer to the 2013 NFL Draft. Unfortunately, that door hasn’t been opened quite yet. All the NFL is buzzing with rumors of moves, but here’s a look at what’s going on around the AFC South:
- Jacksonville has been cutting loose the aging veterans in their backfield, which include safety Dawan Landry and cornerbacks Aaron Ross and Rashean Mathis. Those two join what looks to be one of the deepest free agency markets ever for safety and cornerbacks.
- Speaking of teams getting younger, the Indianapolis Colts made a similar move this past week, cutting veteran pass rusher Dwight Freeney. He’s already found some interest from the Denver Broncos, who seem to collect ex-Colts like they’re going out of style.
- It’s not too surprising, but the Colts, Titans, and Bills all seem to be preparing to squabble over the same offensive linemen. Here’s to hoping the Titans come out on top.
- The Houston Texans have been pretty mum lately. Here’s a piece looking at Houston’s WR situation and the possible solutions they may find in the upcoming draft.
- The Titans have reportedly contacted the agent of soon-to-be free agent TE Dustin Keller. Keller seems like he’d be a good replacement for Cook. He’s been good for one of the league’s worst QBs.
- The Titans finally gave K Rob Bironas his contract after dragging it out over the entire 2012 season. That being said, the Titans haven’t re-signed OL Fernando Velasco or DT Sen’Derrick Marks.
Tuesday should be a much more exciting day for news. The Titans should be active early in free agency in an attempt to lock down guys like TE Dustin Keller and OG Andy Levitre. It’ll be interesting to see if they let both Velasco and Marks go into free agency without much fight.
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