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ICYMI: NFL News Roundup March 7th 2016

With free agency fast approaching, Monday was a busy day in the NFL as teams worked to clear space on their rosters and begin aggressively w


With free agency fast approaching, Monday was a busy day in the NFL as teams worked to clear space on their rosters and begin aggressively working out their acquiring strategies. Here is a run down on what you may have missed yesterday. Manning makes it official With a retirement speech that oozed class and reverence for the game, Manning officially announced his retirement from the NFL stating that his ‘football race is run’. We look back at one of the greatest rivalries in the history of the game with our Brady Manning lament here Chip Who? Eagles clear decks Nowhere in the NFL will there have been a more dramatic turnaround in personnel than the last 24 hours in Philadelphia as Howie Roseman and new HC Doug Pedersen clear out the majority of Chip Kelly’s signings from 2015. Byron Maxwell and Kiko Alonso were both traded to the Miami Dolphins for, as yet undisclosed, draft picks (read more here) and late last night, want away RB Demarco Murray was traded to the Tennessee Titans. RGIII Cut Perhaps the least surprising move of the day and one we covered here Washington set free the former #2 overall pick in the 2012 Draft. Logan Mankins retires Peyton Manning wasn’t the only player to retire yesterday, longtime Patriot and recent Tampa Bay Buccaneer Logan Mankins also announced his retirement. We covered the story in more depth here Colts Re-sign Dwayne Allen The Colts announced they reached a deal to keep veteran TE Dwayne Allen in Indianapolis, meaning Andrew Luck will retain at least one of his TE’s this offseason. Allen was signed to a 4yr, $29.4 million deal

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ICYMI: NFL News Roundup March 7th 2016

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