The 2020 edition of NFL free agency officially begins for the Jacksonville Jaguars at 12pm EST today.
This is our Super Bowl, folks.
We’re going to try and gather every piece of news, every rumor, and every update in our live blogs through the rest of the week right here. We love you all.
5:35 PM: BIG TIME QUARTERBACK NEWS!
#Browns agree to 3-year $18 million deal with QB Case Keenum— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) March 16, 2020
4:03 PM: DANG IT! The Jaguars will be facing DeForest Buckner twice a year now.
Trade AND deal: Colts trade first-round pick (13th overall) to 49ers for All-Pro DT DeForest Buckner, who already has agreed to a massive contract that pays him $21 million a year and makes him the second-highest paid DT in NFL history behind only Aaron Donald, sources tell ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2020
3:10 PM: Oh, baby! Is that TEAMS? With an S? As in MULTIPLE?
Teams have approached Jacksonville about Nick Foles for weeks. To date Jacksonville has been unwilling to trade him. It still feels that way. But never know what happens if another team gets aggressive.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2020
2:50 PM: If Dave Caldwell somehow offloads Nick Foles this week, there won’t be enough self-control in the world to keep my pants from FLYING OFF.
Hearing from a source Bears trying to get involved with trading for Nick Foles. Bears are all over this QB market.— Michael Lombardi (@mlombardiNFL) March 16, 2020
2:35 PM: Hey, the Jaguars will pick earlier in the fifth round because of the trades today. Neat!
Trade terms.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2020
Atlanta gets: Tight end Hayden Hurst and Ravens’ 2020 4th-round pick.
Baltimore gets: Falcons’ 2020 2nd-round pick and Falcons 2020 5th-round pick.
As it turns out, the Falcons’ fifth-round pick already has been sent to Jacksonville for Calais Campbell.
2:24 PM: Hayden Hurst is going to the Atlanta Falcons for... a second round pick? Sheesh.
1:23 PM: DEANDRE HOPKINS IS GOING TO ARIZONA?!?!?!
Framework of trade still being finalized, sources tell ESPN:— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2020
Cardinals get DeAndre Hopkins and a late-round pick.
Texans get David Johnson and a second-round pick.
Other picks involved, but Hopkins wanted a new deal that Arizona can provide.
1:07 PM: The Houston Texans are trading for Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson. Okay then.
Trade: Cardinals and Texans are agreeing to a trade that will send David Johnson to Houston, sources tell ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2020
12:37 PM: Austin Hooper will likely be signed by the Cleveland Browns, which means David Njoku is expendable. I wonder if Jacksonville tries to make a play.
The Cleveland Browns are working to close a deal on Austin Hooper, making him the game's highest paid tight end, per source. Other teams can swoop in late but Browns the leader.— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) March 16, 2020
11:59 AM: Jaguars not listed as a team in play for free agent tight end Austin Hooper. Hmmm.
Green Bay, Washington and Cleveland are in play for TE Austin Hooper, per sources. He's going to get paiddd— Jonathan Jones (@jjones9) March 16, 2020
10:35 AM: The Indianapolis Colts certainly have the cap room to sign a guy like Philip Rivers. I wonder if they’ll pull the trigger on the 38-year-old quarterback.
10:29 AM: I think the Jaguars will try like hell to re-sign Yannick Ngakoue to a long-term deal, so I don’t think Shaq Lawson is on their radar. Look out for any interior defensive linemen hitting the open market.
"At this point," The AP is told, #Bills DE Shaq Lawson is going to hit the free agent market.— John Wawrow (@john_wawrow) March 16, 2020
10:19 AM: The Titans are spending big this free agency... on their own players. First it was Ryan Tannehill and now it’s Derrick Henry getting the franchise tag. Whew.
Titans placed franchise tag on RB Derrick Henry, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2020
9:54 AM: One year early on needing to sign an extension. He’s now signed to the Minnesota Vikings through 2022.
Vikings reached agreement on a 2-year extension with QB Kirk Cousins, per his agent.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2020
9:52 AM: Hmmm... I wonder if the Jaguars will want to sign him or just get their guy in the middle rounds of this year’s NFL Draft.
The #Falcons are releasing RB Devonta Freeman, source says, saving more than $3M against the salary cap and moving on from their former starter.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 16, 2020
9:01 AM: Demetrius fills us in on how the newly ratified CBA affects Jacksonville. Check it out here if you haven’t already.
9:00 AM: From last night... the Jaguars will be facing Ryan Tannehill twice a season for the foreseeable future. That’s a lot of money.