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NFC East 2013 NFL Free Agency Roundup

The latest news and rumors for the Redskins foes: Dallas, Philly, and New York.

Eagles added a big TE.
Eagles added a big TE.

Dallas Cowboys:

Cowboys Cut Linebacker Dan Connor, Restructure Orlando Scandrick & Mackenzy Bernadeau - Blogging The Boys
The Cowboys need cap room, and got some before free agency. They cut linebacker Dan Connor and restructured cornerback Orlando Scandrick and guard Mackenzy Bernadeau.

Cowboys Free Agent Tracker: Slow Going For Big D - Blogging The Boys
Cowboys interested in Urlacher and Okoye.

Cowboys Free Agency 2013: Eagles Interested In Victor Butler, Bears DT Expected To Be Released - Blogging The Boys
Cowboys free agent Victor Butler might finally get some playing time, and could face his old mates twice a year.

Cowboys Release Marcus Spears - Blogging The Boys
The Cowboys will designate Spears a post-June 1 cut, which means they will spread out the cap hit over the next two years. The former 1st round pick will count $700,000 against the cap this year and $1.4 million against the cap in 2014. The move gives the Cowboys an additional $2 million in cap space.

Philadelphia Eagles:

Denver Broncos sign former Philadelphia Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie To 1-Year Deal - Bleeding Green Nation
DRC won't be back with the Eagles in 2013. He signed a one year deal with the Broncos.

Chip Kelly plans to emulate Patriots 2 TE sets with James Casey - Bleeding Green Nation
Chip Kelly compares James Casey's versatility to the Patriots' Aaron Hernandez.

Philadelphia Eagles free agent signing Isaac Sopoaga wants to "shock the world" - Bleeding Green Nation
"We are here to hunt. We are here to win. We are here, and I believe and I promise that we are going to shock the world, and I believe that Coach Kelly has a big solid book out there for us, and we're willing and anxious to taste it and to show it and to show it in action."

Eagles free agency rumors: Conor Barwin, Victor Butler in discussions with Eagles - Bleeding Green Nation
Jason LaCanfora is reporting that the Eagles are in the market for 3-4 pass rushers and have been talking to Conor Barwin and Victor Butler.

Eagles free agency rumors: Sebastian Vollmer, Andre Smith drawing interest - Bleeding Green Nation
ESPN's Dan Graziano is reporting that the Eagles are looking into the offensive tackle market and will explore Bengals RT Andre Smith as well as Patriots RT Sebastian Vollmer.

Nnamdi Asomugha cut by Eagles - Bleeding Green Nation
He will count $4 million against this year's cap, but the move did create another $10 million in space. It was only 2 years ago that Nnamdi signed a 5 year $60 million deal soon after the start of free agency.

Philadelphia Eagles sign Patrick Chung & LB Jason Phillips - Bleeding Green Nation
In a flurry of activity in the last few minutes, the Eagles have announced 5 signings. First was Texans H-Back James Casey, then 49ers NT Isaac Sopoaga & Rams CB Bradley Fletcher. The latest are LB Jason Phillips and safety Patrick Chung.

Philadelphia Eagles sign NT Isaac Sopoaga - Bleeding Green Nation
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed 49ers NT Isaac Sopoaga to a 3 year, $12 million deal.

Philadelphia Eagles sign CB Bradley Fletcher - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles confirmed the signing of free agent CB Bradley Fletcher formerly with Rams.

Philadelphia Eagles sign TE/FB James Casey - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles have made their signing of the free agent period and it's a 3 year, $14.5 million deal with former Texans FB James Casey. He was originally a 5th round pick in 2009 draft and has started 16 games over the past 2 seasons for Houston. He will likely be used in more of an h-back role with the Eagles that will allow them to take advantage of his versatility.

New York Giants:

Twitter / AdamSchefter: Pats Lose one receiver, add another: ...
Patriots reach agreement in principle on 5-year deal with former Ram Danny Amendola, per league source. That certainly helps Victor Cruz's chances to stay in NY.

Josh Brown Signing: New York Giants to sign placekicker -- report - Big Blue View
So long, Lawrence Tynes! The New York Giants are reportedly adding free-agent placekicker Josh Brown.

Aaron Ross Signing: Cornerback heading back to New York Giants - Big Blue View
Giants bring back veteran cornerback to add depth to secondary.

New York Giants Free Agency: Martellus Bennett bolts for Chicago Bears - Big Blue View
Tight end quickly agrees to deal with Chicago Bears

2013 NFL Free Agency: Ryan Torain to stay with Giants, Hixon gets offer from Detroit - Big Blue View

2013 NFL Free Agency: Former Giant Chris Canty officially a Raven - Big Blue View
Chris Canty has found a new home. The ex-Giant defensive tackle has signed with the Baltimore Ravens.

New York Giants Free Agency Rumors: Matt Slauson possible Kevin Boothe replacement? - Big Blue View
Could the Giants raid the Jets to replace Kevin Boothe? There are reports the Giants are interested in former Jets guard Matt Slauson.

2013 NFL Free Agency: New York Giants' Day 2 primer - Big Blue View
G Kevin Boothe -- Boothe is testing the market. The Giants are looking at potential replacements.
TE Martellus Bennett -- Bennett moved quickly, landing with the Chicago Bears.
DE Osi Umenyiora -- Likely to leave for starting job.
S Kenny Phillips -- No news so far.
LB Chase Blackburn -- Drawing interest from the Dallas Cowboys.
LB Keith Rivers -- An interesting case. Good player when healthy.
DT Rocky Bernard -- With Shaun Rogers re-signed, unlikely to be back.
WR Domenik Hixon -- Reportedly has an offer from the Detroit Lions.
WR Ramses Barden -- Ready to move on, which is probably a good idea. The Panthers seem like the best bet.
QB David Carr -- Will test market to see if he can find playing time.
TE Travis Beckum -- See ya.
T Sean Locklear -- Knee injury clouds his future.
CB Justin Tryon -- Giants will let him hit the market.
RB Kregg Lumpkin -- Giants will let him look elsewhere.
CB Brian Witherspoon -- Has missed two seasons with ACL injuries.


WR Victor Cruz -- Received first-round tender.
RB Andre Brown -- Received second-round tender.
S Stevie Brown -- Received second-round tender.
RB Ryan Torain -- Will be brought back by the Giants. Will likely compete with Da'Rel Scott.