We need to see the structure of the contract to make a complete evaluation of the move, but this looks like a fair deal for New Orleans to add a weapon to an offense that is transitioning to a younger group of options for Brees. Next year's key receivers figure to be Brandin Cooks, Willie Snead, Brandon Coleman, Fleener and running backs Mark Ingram and C.J. Spiller.
Dolphins receiving calls from teams interested in pick No. 6 in 2021 NFL Draft
The Dolphins, participants in two trades involving first-round picks in the lead-up to this month's talent selection, have received calls from teams looking to trade up to the sixth-overall pick, Ian Rapoports. Miami is considering such a move out of the spot.
Seahawks DE Aldon Smith wanted for second-degree battery in Louisiana
An warrant was issued Monday for the arrest of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Aldon Smith on a second-degree battery charge, the St. Bernard Parish (La.) District Attorney's Office announced.
Chiefs HC Andy Reid: 'Door always remains open' for possible Mitchell Schwartz, Eric Fisher return
The Chiefs starting offensive tackles Mitchell Schwartz and Eric Fisher earlier this offseason, but Kansas City head coach Andy Reid did not rule out a return for either player Monday.
Deshaun Watson lawyer files response to 22 lawsuits against Texans QB
The attorney for Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson issued a response Monday in Harris County (Texas) District Court to the 22 lawsuits filed against Watson denying allegations and claims made against him and requesting a trial by jury.
Patrick Mahomes 'ahead of schedule' with toe rehab, hopes to improve footwork
Patrick Mahomes' 2020 season ended in disappointing fashion, but there's plenty of reason to be excited for 2021. For one, he's ahead of schedule in rehabbing his toe injury, he told reporters Monday.
Ravens GM Eric DeCosta: 'Insulting' to say Baltimore doesn't have WRs
Despite their interest in WRs in free agency, Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta took issue with the belief that his club needs to upgrade the receiver corps, pointing to the young talent already amassed.
Alex Smith announces retirement after 16-year career in NFL
The reigning Comeback Player of the Year won't be returning to the gridiron in 2021. Alex Smith announced his retirement Monday in an Instagram post.
Ex-Steelers tackle Alejandro Villanueva to visit Ravens
With the Orlando Brown situation hanging overhead, the Baltimore Ravens are taking a look at a free-agent offensive tackle. Former Steelers tackle Alejandro Villanueva is set to visit Baltimore this week.
Roundup: Giants sign RB Sandro Platzgummer from International Player Pathway Program
Sandro Platzgummer is back with Big Blue. The running back spent 2020 with the Giants as part of the NFL's International Player Pathway Program.
Rams COO Kevin Demoff says team doesn't regret Jared Goff contract extension
The Los Angeles Rams traded two first-round picks to upgrade from Jared Goff to Matthew Stafford. Given the price tag, it was clear the Rams paid a hefty fee to offload Goff's contract, a pact team brass doesn't regret.
Panthers teammates Sam Darnold, Christian McCaffrey building chemistry with workouts
Sam Darnold worked out with All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey last week in California. Peter King spoke with Darnold's QB coach Jordan Palmer, who said the duo is already making progress together.