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ESPN Insider

Williamson: NFC free-agency gradesInsider

Grading every NFC team on how much it has improved in free agency.

Williamson: AFC free-agency gradesInsider

Grading every AFC team on how much it has improved in free agency.

Bowen: How Welker shifts Denver's attackInsider

The Broncos were the NFL's second-best offense last year. Are they tops now?

Yates: Ed Reed's impact on the TexansInsider

Houston has been looking to fill the void created when safety Glover Quin signed with the Lions, and no team courted Reed more proactively.

Sprow: Rams can challenge in NFC WestInsider

The Rams, seemingly a given for third fiddle in the NFC West headed into 2013, have a lot going working in their favor.

Horton: Four teams hurt most in free agencyInsider Baltimore and Pittsburgh are among the teams that have lost the most talent.

Yates: Five FAs who can shift powerInsider

Nnamdi Asomugha is among five players who could make a big impact.

Williamson: Assessing Kansas City's growthInsider

After strong free agency and with No. 1 pick, how good can the Chiefs be?

Joyner: Jennings diversifies VikingsInsider

Greg Jennings boosts the passing game and takes pressure off Adrian Peterson.

Yates: Can Amendola replicate WelkerInsider

Wes Welker's production speaks for itself; so does New England's reputation.

Joyner: How Welker improves Denver's offenseInsider

A younger, healthier version of Brandon Stokley upgrades the Broncos' attack.

Yates: How New England replaces WelkerInsider

The Patriots have many options, including moving Aaron Hernandez into the slot.

Outsiders: Is Miami now a playoff team?Insider

The wild-card berth may be within reach, but the Dolphins are not in the Pats' class yet.

Sprow: Where do Bills turn at QB?Insider

For Buffalo, there's a better approach than drafting a quarterback at No. 8.

Outsiders: What Wallace brings to MiamiInsider

The speedy receiver will help the Dolphins' offense, but a question remains.

Rumor CentralInsider Regular tips and analysis from ESPN sources plus numerous credible external sources from every form of media.


Chadiha: Missed opportunity for Dumervil
Elvis Dumervil lost his best chance at a Super Bowl by heading to Baltimore.

Chadiha: Ryan facing new pressure
The Falcons have assembled a championship-caliber cast -- now the QB must produce.

Grantland: The Art of Procrastination
The Elvis Dumervil fiasco highlights a wild end to the NFL's first few days of free agency. Plus, the rest of the weekend deals.

Fox: Miami may rue free-agent signings
Big splashes in free agency often end up sinking teams later -- just ask Eagles.

Howard: Flacco fallout
Franchise QBs are nice to have, but their salaries can be a major hindrance. Just look at the Ravens.

Grantland: The Patriot Way
Sorry haters, but the Patriots made the right move again.

Chadiha: Early winners and losers

The Dolphins are clearly atop the heap, while the defending champs are reeling.

NFL Blog Network

Hensley: A big positive for Ravens
Thanks to one impactful move (Elvis Dumervil), the Ravens' offseason suddenly looks a lot better.

Eight In the Box: Winners, losers
Cap restraints kept Dallas from doing much in free agency. Were other teams winners or losers?

Williamson: AFC West checkpoint
Some AFC West teams are renovating, others are rebuilding. Where does each team stand now?

Seifert: Bears' split with Urlacher makes sense
If there were ever a time to make a clean break from a franchise player, it's during the kind of transition the Bears are experiencing.

Kuharsky: Reed a risk worth taking for Texans
Ed Reed can provide swagger for a defense that faded down the stretch in 2012.

Hensley: Don't write off Ravens
The Ravens have lost six starters and a lot of swagger. Are they in for a rough 2013? Not necessarily.

Sando: What Long deal means
The Rams' signing of Jake Long goes a long way toward stabilizing an offensive line that has used 16 different starters over the past two seasons.

Seifert: Jennings steps into unknown
The deal makes sense for both teams, but what about the player?

Yasinskas: Wise move by Falcons
The addition of Steven Jackson gives the Falcons needed insurance at running back.

Seifert: How to view Cassel's arrival
The Vikings moved quickly to add QB Matt Cassel. Will they give him a chance to start?

Williamson: Welker is win-now move
The Wes Welker deal reflects Broncos boss John Elway's win-now mentality.

Walker: Rare miscalculation for Patriots
The Amendola-for-Welker swap is a mistake by the Patriots for a variety of reasons.

Kuharsky: Titans act fast, hit targets
The Titans have traditionally sat back, let the market set itself, then reacted as members of the second phase of player acquisition.
Not this year.

Hensley: Ravens' personality shift
The release of safety Bernard Pollard is following a curious trend for the Ravens: the locker room is becoming less outspoken.

Seifert: Bush a good get for Lions
Reggie Bush won't solve all of the Lions' problems, but he definitely makes them better.

Walker: Wallace a game-changer for Dolphins
Miami simultaneously filled its biggest need and landed arguably the best player available.

Hensley: Questionable signing by Browns
Paul Kruger is a good player, but he might not be worth what the Browns spent to get him.

Hensley: Harrison leaves void in Pittsburgh
No one is going to replace James Harrison's toughness, mean streak and steely-eyed stare that struck fear into anyone lining up across from him.

City Sites

Wilbon: A farewell that's tough to bear
Brian Urlacher is another casualty of an NFL system that shows no mercy --- even for icons.

Greenberg: Bittersweet end
Brian Urlacher deserved a better ending in Chicago, but in the NFL there is little time for nostalgia.

Reiss: Welker-free mailbag
The wideout's defection has dominated conversation, but it's time to move on.

Reiss: How Welker, Patriots parted
When New England sensed a stalemate, it quickly moved on to Danny Amendola.

Greenberg: Wise moves by Bears
Jay Cutler stands to benefit from the additions of TE Martellus Bennett and LT Jermon Bushrod.