New Orleans has reportedly drawn enough interest in Darren Sproles that they are expected to trade, rather than release the running back/return man.
The versatile weapon is set to make $3.4M in salary and has a $100K workout bonus available.
He was due to make $13.9M in salary and command a cap number of nearly $18.2M; the move provides Chicago with more than $9.8M in relief.
Peppers graded out at -4.4 over 865 snaps last season; Allen -4.0 over 1,083; Ware was good for +12.6 over just 648 snaps.
According to Cecil Lammey, the Broncos may be in on newly released Cowboys pass rusher DeMarcus Ware.
Even if Denver isn't willing to meet Ware's price, they could theoretically use him to bring down Jared Allen's.
According to Adam Schefter, the Broncos will sign former Browns safety T.J. Ward.
The Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot reports that Denver landed the 2013 Pro Bowler for an average of just $5.5M per year.
According to PFT, the Broncos are currently the only suitors for Vikings DE Jared Allen.
In a nod to what Jeff Legwold wrote earlier in the day, Mike Florio says Denver may be a bit turned off by Allen's asking price.
Jeff Legwold says Denver will indeed try to move Orlando Franklin inside to left guard and shift Chris Clark over to right tackle.
Multiple reports say the Cowboys are about to cut DeMarcus Ware, the NFL's 18th all-time leading sack man.
Ware will turn 32 in July.
The Browns have reportedly agreed to a four-year deal with Karlos Dansby that will pay the linebacker $10M in the first year.
Reports also have Cleveland signing former Niners safety Donte Whitner to a deal worth $7M/year over four years.
Adam Schefter says Caldwell's deal maxes out at a very reasonable $3.45M over two seasons; the soon-to-be 29-year-old made $1.8M over the course of his previous two-year deal with the Broncos.
The former Bengal caught 16 passes in 2013 for 200 yards and three scores; he added two receptions for 26 yards in the postseason.
This isn't particularly surprising, but Mike Klis says Zane Beadles and Wesley Woodyard will be headed elsewhere once free agency opens. It's been widely speculated that Denver will replace Beadles internally by shifting around current linemen.
According to Klis, Beadles is deciding between Jacksonville and another suitor, while Woodyard has drawn interest from Tennessee in addition to New England (as mentioned earlier).