A number of XFL players continue to find new homes in the NFL.
Defensive back Dravon Askew-Henry didn't have to move far, leaving the New York Guardians to sign a two-year deal with the New York Giants, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport via an informed source.
Rapoport added that Askew-Henry, who is a cousin of retired defensive juggernaut Darrelle Revis, is expected to compete for a nickel role in first-year defensive coordinator Patrick Graham's system.
Former Houston Roughnecks cornerback Deatrick Nichols also decided to test the NFL waters after signing a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints. The team announced the move.
Elsewhere around the NFL on Tuesday:
»In need of help at wide receiver, the Green Bay Packers are bringing in a big body as they're expected to sign Devin Funchess, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.
Funchess signed a one-year deal ahead of the 2019 season with the Colts, but played just one game as he was lost to an injury. The 6-foot-4 target played his first four seasons with the Panthers, his best campaign coming in 2017 when he hauled in career-highs of 63 receptions, 840 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.
Following the news of the big subtraction, Carolina made a big addition to its re-shaping offense, locking down former Jets receiver Robby Anderson on a two-year worth $20 million with $12 million in Year 1, Rapoport reported.
»Denver Broncos star pass rusher Bradley Chubb (partially torn ACL) is on track to make his return for the start of training camp, NFL Network's James Palmer reported.
Palmer said that Chubb, who suffered the injury in Week 4, is working out at the team facility alone with the same one trainer daily, in an effort to ensure there are no setbacks and stay safe given the health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Seahawks brought in another AFC East transplant, as they announced they have agreed to terms with now-former Jets starting offensive tackle Brandon Shell. Shoring up the offensive line is an offseason need of the 'Hawks and Shell, entering his fifth season, has started the last three years for the Jets.
» Free-agent cornerback Rashaan Melvin is signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars on a one-year deal worth $2.25 million, per Rapoport via Melvin's agent, Drew Rosenhaus. The team later announced the move.
»The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed safety Andrew Adams and defensive lineman Rakeem Nuñez-Roches, the team announced.
»The Arizona Cardinals agreed to terms with offensive lineman Max Garcia and safety Charles Washington on one-year contracts, the team announced.
» New Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer's one-year, $1.05 million contract also includes a $2 million playtime incentive, per Pelissero. His max earnings is $3.05 million, Pelissero added.
The Patriots are bringing back defensive end Shilique Calhoun, per Rapoport. He played in 15 games last year and had one start.
» The Kansas City Chiefs are re-signing six-year veteran defensive tackle Mike Pennel, per Pelissero. Pennel played eight games in his first year with Kansas City and, Pelissero adds, had other offers, but wanted to return to the Chiefs. Pennel memorably had a big hit on Jimmy Garoppolo in the Super Bowl in which Garoppolo threw an interception.