It was a busy year for draft trades. Of the 221 picks in the 2012 NFL Draft that could be traded (compensatory picks cannot be dealt), 101 (45.7 percent) changed hands at least once, including picks traded before the first round started. Here is a breakdown of trades executed for the 2012 NFL Draft:
Three-time Super Bowl champion WR Julian Edelman released by Patriots
Following 11 seasons and three Super Bowl victories with New England, Julian Edelman's contract has been terminated by the Patriots, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported via the transaction wire. Edelman is listed as a failed physical.
Sam Darnold 'excited for a fresh start' in Carolina after uncertainty drove him 'insane' in New York
Sam Darnold has a fresh start with the Panthers. This new reality -- and the freedom from the enduring limbo that was his final season with the Jets -- is something he's wanted for a while now.
Former Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid charged with felony DWI, causing multi-vehicle car crash
Former Kansas City Chiefs outside linebackers coach Britt Reid, son of head coach Andy Reid, officially was charged with driving while intoxicated and causing a multi-vehicle car crash in Feb. that left a 5-year-old girl with a brain injury, the Jackson County (Missouri) Prosecutor's Office announced Monday.