Hours after cutting defensive linemen Jamal Williams and Justin Bannan, Denver agreed to terms with defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson on a multi-year deal, the team announced. Vickerson will likely play defensive tackle in Denver’s 4-3 defense and be a rotational player. He was going to be a free agent.
San Diego receiver Vincent Jackson and Kansas City linebacker Mike Vrabel are among the players who have agreed to be Name Plaintiffs in pending antitrust action if the NFLPA union decertifies, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported. Jackson held out for several months last year and the Chargers have given him the franchise tag this year. Jackson is expected to honor the tag.
While we don’t know the particulars of what restricted free agents will be until a new CBA is hammered out, the Kansas City Chiefs followed suit of many teams Thursday and offered tenders to cornerback Brandon Carr, defensive end Wallace Gilberry and tackle Barry Richardson. Carr received a first-round tender while Gilberry and Richardson received second-round tenders.