1. 2015 NFL League Year Begins Tuesday: Besides Free Agency, What Does it Mean?
By B.J. Kissel - KC Chiefs
"When it comes to releasing players, particularly veterans who have developed relationships with coaches and staff, it's never an easy time.
"That's always difficult," Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard said. "It's always difficult when you've been along this journey together, you've been through a lot of games and you've watched these guys develop. Unfortunately, it's just part of what we do. When they're here, and we talk about this all the time, they're Chiefs and we're going to do our best to get them to their ceiling.
"As part of the National Football League, sometimes you just have to move on."" READ MORE…
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2. Darrelle Revis to become free agent
By Adam Schefter and Mike Reiss - ESPN
"The New England Patriots will not pick up the $20 million option in Darrelle Revis' contract, making the star cornerback a free agent Tuesday, a source told ESPN.
The Patriots are expected to continue speaking with Revis' representatives about a contract, while the New York Jets have planned to make a run at Revis should he hit the open market." READ MORE…
3. Patrick Willis to announce retirement
By Paul Gutierrez - ESPN
"Willis, 30, appeared in just six games in 2014 before undergoing season-ending toe surgery. After being placed on injured reserve in November, he acknowledged that the chronic injury to his left big toe had been hampering him for years." READ MORE…
4. 2015 NFL Free Agency Questions and Answers
By Communications - NFL
"Q. What is the difference between a Restricted Free Agent and an Unrestricted Free Agent?
A. In the 2015 League Year, players with three accrued seasons become Restricted Free Agents when their contracts expire at the conclusion of the 2014 League Year. Unrestricted Free Agents have completed four or more accrued seasons. An Unrestricted Free Agent is free to sign with any club with no draft choice compensation owed to his old club." READ MORE…
5. Texans release WR Andre Johnson
By Tania Ganguli - ESPN
""After exhausting all options of a possible trade, we informed Andre Johnson that he would be released today, Texans general manager Rick Smith said in a statement. "No player in the history of this franchise has represented the team, city and community in a more professional way. Andre is a Hall of Fame caliber player and we appreciate his years of service and contributions to our team."" READ MORE…
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