Around the League: NFL News & Notes 2.15.19
The NFL season may be over but that doesn't mean there's a shortage of NFL news to follow. Stay up to date with the latest happenings across the NFL with Ultimate Autographs.
Collin Kaepernick and Eric Reid's Collusion Grievances Against the NFL Have Been Settled
The NFL has announced that the collusion cases from Collin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have been resolved. Details will be hard to come by given that both sides have also agreed to a confidentiality agreement. Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman reported hearing that NFL teams believe Kaepernick will be receiving $60-$80 million.
Antonio Brown to Meet with Pittsburgh Steelers Owner Art Rooney
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport initially reported AB would not meet with the team, despite requests from the team. However, his latest report indicates Antonio Brown will meet with Art Rooney II to discuss his standing with the team. The ongoing saga between Brown and the Steelers continues with no end in sight.
Detroit Lions Releasing Former All-Pro Glover Quin
The Detroit Lions announced some cost-saving moves by releasing WR Bruce Ellington and LB Nicholas Grigsby along with former All-Pro Glover Quin. The safety had been a key part of the Lions' defense in recent years and graded out at No. 42 out of 89 from Pro Football Focus last season. Quin isn't expected to be out of work for very long.
NFL Allowing Prospects to Travel to Indianapolis to Undergo Medical Evaluations
The NFL sent a memo to GMs and coaches stating that Jaylon Ferguson, Jeffery Simmons and Preston Williams will be allowed to travel to Indianapolis and undergo the same comprehensive medical evaluations as prospects attending the NFL Scouting Combine per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and others. Rapoport also stated the prospects will be provided transportation, meals and a hotel if they need to stay overnight but cannot participate in any other Combine evaluations or events.
Denver Broncos Not Done Making Roster Moves, Releasing Brandon Marshall
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the Denver Broncos have informed Brandon Marshall they will most likely not exercise his option, making him a free agent. Marshall has struggled to stay healthy in previous seasons and the Broncos can save $5 million by releasing him.