Jerry McDonald of the Bay Area News Group assessed the Raiders‘ free agent class and the overall picture isn’t pretty. McDonald gives GM Reggie McKenzie credit for pleasant surprise Donald Penn, who has been solid on the offensive line, but many of their signings have backfired. Maurice Jones-Drew (three-year, $7.5MM deal) and LaMarr Woodley (two-year, $10.3MM deal) seem like particularly bad signings at this time. More from around the NFL..
- Embattled Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy might be “too toxic” to net a big contract in free agency, former agent Joel Corry tells Joseph Person of The Charlotte Observer.
- With today’s moves, the Seahawks have now had 66 different players on their 53-man roster this season, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times (on Twitter) notes. All of last season, Seattle had just 65 players pass through their active roster.
- The Broncos worked out former Eagles cornerback Curtis Marsh today, a source tells Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post (on Twitter). Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com (on Twitter) adds that Denver also auditioned tackle Chris Faulk.