As the post-draft wave of free agency commences, several veteran players will finally land homes.
Ex-Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin is one of those veterans.
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday morning that multiple teams have expressed interest in signing Griffin, per sources informed of the situation. Pelissero added that the LB should have a home soon.
A fifth-round pick in 2018, the linebacker appeared in 46 games in Seattle, compiling a sack, six QB hits, and 25 tackles -- he also added a playoff sack in 2019.
Not for nothing, Shaquem's twin brother, Shaquill Griffin, signed a big-money deal in Jacksonville this offseason. The twins played together at UCF and in Seattle. Could 2021 be their first NFL season playing apart?
A new team could view Griffin as a full-time pass rusher after he played off the ball in Seattle. The possible transition to a new spot could give the 25-year-old who already overcame the odds another hurdle to leap.
Here's other news Around The NFL is monitoring on Monday:
- Former Bears offensive tackle Charles Leno Jr. is visiting with the Washington Football Team on Monday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. WFT just drafted left tackle Samuel Cosmi in the second round, but adding Leno would allow the rookie to sit and learn, Rapoport added.
- The Jacksonville Jaguars are planning to sign QB-turned-TE Tim Tebow to a one-year deal, per Rapoport and Pelissero.
- The L.A. Chargers signed defensive tackle Christian Covington, per his agent. A sixth-round pick in 2015, Covington has spent time with the Texans, Cowboys and Bengals.
- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers added some depth to their QB room, re-signing veteran quarterback Blaine Gabbert to an undisclosed deal.
- The Kansas City Chiefs signed former linebacker Tamba Hali to a one-day contract so he can officially retire with the organization. The six-time Pro Bowl linebacker played in K.C. for his entire 12-year career.
Tune in to the 2021 NFL Schedule release at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 12, on NFL Network, NFL.com and the NFL app.