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Tracking Tuesday’s moves

Here are the biggest moves of the first day of the 2014 NFL league year.

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Reports: Broncos, DRC still talking; Revis likely to be cut

According to Judy Battista, the Broncos have been negotiating with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie throughout the day and still hope to get a deal done.

Meanwhile, Ian Rapoport says the Bucs are expected to cut Darrelle Revis, presumably before 4pm ET on Wednesday, when the final piece of their trade with the Jets gets upgraded from a fourth-round pick to a third-rounder.

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Report: Saints expect to trade Sproles

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.

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Bears cut Peppers, adding to available veteran pass rushers

The Bears have released 34-year-old pass rusher Julius Peppers; he joins fellow thirtysomething sackmasters Jared Allen and DeMarcus Ware on the open market.

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.

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Broncos may be interested in Ware; Allen will visit

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.

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Broncos to sign T.J. Ward with $14M guaranteed

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.

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Report: Broncos may be only suitors for Allen

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.

Report: Beadles to Jags

According to Cecil Lammey, the Jaguars have in fact landed Zane Beadles, to the tune of $30M over five seasons and $13M in guarantees.

Jeff Legwold says Denver will indeed try to move Orlando Franklin inside to left guard and shift Chris Clark over to right tackle.

Cowboys to cut Ware

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.

Reports: Browns land Dansby and Whitner, are interested in Revis

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.

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