After a highly active legal tampering period, the NFL officially rang in the new league year and it had no shortage of fireworks as free agency officially kicked off.
The Philadelphia Eagles reversed course and, rather than releasing star cornerback Darius Slay, instead signed him to an extension. The division rival New York Giants added another weapon for Daniel Jones by signing former Colts wideout Parris Campbell. The Cleveland Browns continued their defensive makeover by inking former Chiefs safety Juan Thornhill to a three-year deal. Meanwhile, Jimmy Garoppolo’s introductory press conference with the Las Vegas Raiders was mysteriously postponed, the Chicago Bears added running back D’Onta Foreman and tight end Robert Tonyan, and the Colts brought in Gardner Minshew to presumably be either a backup or bridge to whatever quarterback they select in next month’s draft.
As we continue in free agency on Friday, here’s a rundown of what you need to know:
We got you covered during this free agent period. In our live blog below, you’ll see every important rumor and signing that goes down over this stretch. So, strap in because this is going to be a fascinating few weeks.