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Tracking the big-name free-agent defensive backs

The defensive backs market was initially slow to come into focus, but now we're rolling.

Here's the latest on some notable DBs who either just found work or are actively seeking a dancing partner:

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Perhaps the best cornerback available is off the board after agreeing to a three-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs

The San Diego Chargers moved up their meeting with Cox and got their man late Wednesday night, agreeing to terms on a four-year, $20 million contract. The contract reportedly includes a $5.2 million signing bonus and $10.25 million in guaranteed money.

Erroneous reports aside, Grimes still could return to the Atlanta Falcons. The Bucs are in play, though their pursuit of Darrelle Revis is a factor.

After starting 16 games and making the Pro Bowl during a one-year stint with the New York Jets, Landry cashed in with the Indianapolis Colts, agreeing to a four-year, $24 million contract that includes $14 million guaranteed.

The New England Patriots would like to keep Talib, but the Washington Redskinsreportedly are interested and could make a play if they find the cap room.

The Denver Broncos become the latest team that will attempt to unlock DRC's full potential. He agreed to a one-year, show-me contract late Wednesday night.

A surprise cut by the Minnesota Vikings, the 36-year-old Winfield is another target for the Washington Redskins. Winfield's agent has floated the New Orleans Saints as a good fit.

The Saints agreed to terms with Lewis on a five-year, $26 million contract with $10.5 million in guarantees. A source tells the Chicago Sun-Times' Sean Jensen that Lewis turned down a bigger offer from another team so he could return to the Big Easy.

The Texans are rolling out all the stops to entice Reed into their secondary. He took owner Bob McNair's private jet to Houston and was escorted to Reliant Stadium by general manager Rick Smith. "This is classy, man," Reed said. "This is Southern hospitality. It's a great feeling."

The Eagles announced Thursday they agreed with Phillips to terms on a one-year contract.

Huff was a surprise cut by the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday. His ability to play safety or cornerback makes him an attractive option.

Asomugha and the 49ers are said to have mutual interest. He'll visit San Francisco Thursday. He's also been connected to the Saints. Rob Ryan could make a push for Asomugha to sign. 

Williams becomes the latest Baltimore Ravens defender to leave the nest. Williams and the Philadelphia Eagles agreed to a three-year deal worth $17 million. The deal includes $10.5 million guaranteed.

Rhodes was a salary-cap casualty of the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday. He'll have a market, it just hasn't materialized yet.

Follow Dan Hanzus on Twitter @DanHanzus.

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