Jan 20, 2013; Foxboro, MA, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker (83) runs past Baltimore Ravens cornerback Corey Graham (24) during the fourth quarter of the AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Wednesday Afternoon Chiefs and NFL Rumors, Signings, Releases


RUMORS

Jacksonville is considering Geno Smith with the number two overall pick in the draft, which may have just bumped up the value of the Chiefs number one overall pick significantly. (FanSided)

Wes Welker and New England are still far apart from making a deal. (Musket Fire)

Washington is still making a play for Aqib Talib. After the Chase Daniel signing, some Kansas fans feel a Talib signing would help balance things out. (Musket Fire)

The Eagles are looking at Andre Smith and Sebastian Vollmer. (Dan Graziano)

The Arizona Cardinals are targeting Rey Maualuga. (Pro Football Central)

Pro Bowler Dashon Goldson is close to signing with Tampa Bay. (Pro Football Central)

SIGNINGS

Detroit signed corner Chris Houston. One less defensive back on the market for the Chiefs. (Schwartz & Feinsod) His deal is five-years, $25 million, which is a useful gage to see what KC is going to have to pay for a better free agent corner.

Bruce Gradkowski signed with the Bengals to be a backup quarterback. (Adam Schefter)

 

New Orleans agreed to a contract with long snapper Justin Drescher. (Aaron Wilson)

RELEASES

Bernard Pollard is now a free agent. (Bernard Pollard tweet)

The Steelers released offensive tackle Willie Colon. (Jason La Canfora)

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