Quick Hits from Around the League


The Carolina Panthers made big headlines yesterday by releasing DeShaun Foster.  I suppose that means a slow news day out of Charlotte on the day after, right?  So, let’s check out what is going on around the rest of the NFL.

It sounds like the Patriots might be offering a big contract to Randy Moss.  (Providence Journal)

You can add Jonathan Vilma of the Jets to the list of linebackers rumored to be going to the Saints.  He’s also been linked to the Jaguars according to the New York Daily News.

The Eagles could be making a push for highly sought after Asante Samuel.  (Philadelphia Enquirer)

In an article from the New York Daily NewsMichael Strahan may or may not be coming back for another season but the Giants are open to it.

The Buccaneers and Broncos could be discussing a deal for wide receiver Javon Walker, according to a report in the St. Petersburg Times.

Pro Football Talk tells us that there are rumors afoot that Shaun Alexander could be released by the Seahawks.

A report from the Cincinnati Enquirer suggests that the Rams and the Buccaneers could have an interest in free agent defensive end Justin Smith.

Could Brett Favre be upset with the Packers’ brass?  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Quarterback Derek Anderson is the next priority for the Browns.  (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

The Newark Star-Ledger reports that the Giants may be making an attempt to trade for DeAngelo Hall.

There is yet another claim of taping by the Patriots dating back to the very beginning of the Bill Belichick era in Foxboro, according to the New York Times.

Getting Marcus Trufant re-signed is high on the Seahawks priority list.  (Seattle P-I)

The Chargers could be looking to deal fullback Lorenzo Neal according to the San Diego U-T.