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Brandon Spikes among the best defensive players left unsigned

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Looking for an inside linebacker in free agency? You’re in luck. The top three unsigned defensive players in PFT’s free agency rankings — Brandon Spikes (Buffalo), Rolando McClain (Dallas) and Mason Foster (Tampa Bay) — are all inside linebackers. On

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Brandon Spikes among the best defensive players left unsigned

Looking for an inside linebacker in free agency? You’re in luck. The top three unsigned defensive players in PFT’s free agency rankings — Brandon Spikes (Buffalo), Rolando McClain (Dallas) and Mason Foster (Tampa Bay) — are all inside linebackers. On

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Falcons keep versatile defensive lineman Kroy Biermann

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After dipping into the free agent market for some pass-rush help, the Falcons kept one of their own Wednesday. The team announced they’ve re-signed defensive end Kroy Biermann. Biermann is a versatile piece who can fill a lot of roles

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Bengals reunited with defensive end Michael Johnson (Yahoo Sports)

The Bengals agreed to a four-deal deal with end Michael Johnson on Sunday, bringing back a player who was a key part of their defense. Johnson left as a free agent and played last season with Tampa Bay, which released

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Chiefs cut defensive tackle Vance Walker

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Just because a team makes an early move last year for you doesn’t mean you’re a priority. The Chiefs are releasing defensive tackle Vance Walker, according to his agent Chad Speck. The move clears $ 1.75 million off the cap,

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Bengals release defensive end Geathers, receiver Little (Yahoo Sports)

The Bengals released defensive end Robert Geathers – one of Cincinnati’s most tenured players – and receiver Greg Little on Friday. Geathers played 11 seasons with Cincinnati, a span of 152 career games that ranks third in franchise history for

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Redskins release defensive linemen Bowen, Cofield (Yahoo Sports)

The Redskins announced Friday that they have released defensive end Stephen Bowen and defensive lineman Barry Cofield, both of whom spent the last four years with Washington. Cofield, 30, was limited by injuries to eight games last season, finishing with

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Ravens cut defensive end Chris Canty (Yahoo Sports)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Ravens have released defensive end Chris Canty, who played two seasons in Baltimore. Yahoo Sports – NFL News

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Report: 49ers wanted Gase to keep Tomsula as defensive coordinator

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In mid-January, the 49ers tabbed Jim Tomsula to replace Jim Harbaugh as head coach. However, they reportedly also envisioned a scenario in which Tomsula would be defensive coordinator, with then-Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase the head coach. According to Tim

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Raiders hire Ken Norton Jr. as defensive coordinator (Yahoo Sports)

The Oakland Raiders hired Seattle linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr. on Friday as defensive coordinator on new coach Jack Del Rio’s staff. Del Rio tabbed Norton, his former teammate for two years with the Dallas Cowboys, five days after the

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