At least four solid starters are on the trading block as free agency approaches. See who is up for grabs, including two players in the NFC North, and get updates on contract negotiations and signings in other situations.
Lions DT Shaun Rogers is generating interest from several teams, and reportedly almost was dealt to Denver on Monday. Miami, Atlanta, New Orleans and Tampa Bay are reportedly other teams seriously looking into a trade with Detroit for Rogers. Lions GM Matt Millen has said he wants at least a second-round pick for Rogers.
DT Corey Williams was given the Packers' franchise tag, but there is a chance he could be traded before the draft. If so, the team is expected to seek a second-round pick, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Jets DT Dewayne Robertson is on the trading block, according to the Daily News. Robertson has never been a good fit in the 3-4 because he lacks the size to dominate double-teams, and he has a cap figure of $11.2 million next season. He is due to make $6.8 million in base pay with a $3 million roster bonus due in June.
ILB Jonathan Vilma has reportedly received permission to seek a trade -- to anyone but division-rival New England. The Star Ledger reported that Jacksonville and New Orleans would be among possible trade partners.
Former Vikings QB Todd Bouman was signed by Jacksonville. Bouman, who hasn't thrown a pass in an NFL game since 2005, will compete for the top backup job behind David Garrard with Quinn Gray not expected to return as an unrestricted free agent.
Former Vikings TE Richard Angulo re-signed with the Jaguars. The four-year veteran played in five games for the team last season.
WR Troy Williamson is close to being dealt to Jacksonville for a sixth-round pick, according to several media reports. He is scheduled to earn $910,000 this season and $1.435 million in 2009.
LT Bryant McKinnie has a March 17 hearing in Miami following his arrest Sunday morning for his role in a fight outside a nightclub. Coach Brad Childress said in Indianapolis on Monday that the team is still gathering information before deciding any course of action.
LT Flozell Adams will hit the open market Friday unless he reaches a new deal with the Cowboys. "I would certainly say this - he's not franchised, and I couldn't tell you we'll get a deal done in the timeframe we're talking about," owner Jerry Jones told media at the Indy Combine. "But we're interested in signing Flozell."
Giants DE Michael Strahan is contemplating retirement for the second consecutive year, but said he hopes to make a decision before the NFL Draft. He has one year remaining on his contract at $4 million, but will certainly ask for a raise if he decides to return.
RT Sean Locklear agreed to a five-year deal with the Seahawks, meaning he will not become a free agent Feb. 29. The deal is reportedly worth up to $32 million, with $12 million in bonuses.
CB Fernando Bryant, who was due $3.35 million next season, was released by Detroit. He has seven interceptions in 109 career starts over nine seasons.
Browns TE Kellen Winslow reportedly had minor knee surgery to clean out scar tissue after the Pro Bowl. However, it's at least the fourth knee surgery Winslow has undergone, and agent Drew Rosenhaus has said his client wants to negotiate a new contract.
QB Kyle Orton has agreed to a one-year extension, putting him under contract with the Bears through 2009. He is expected to compete with Rex Grossman and perhaps Brian Griese for the starting job in training camp. The deal gives Orton $3 million in new money, including $1.5 million in incentives, according to the Chicago Sun Times.
WR Terry Glenn's status remains unclear for 2008, but Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said his "gut" feel is Glenn will return without needing surgery on the knee that kept him out of 15 games last season. "My gut and my feel is he's going to come back and play without surgery," Jones told the media at the Indy Combine. "All I know is he got real impressive a couple weeks before our playoff game. That still is not the complete picture of what he can and will do relative to our receivers. But he's going be a factor."
OT L.J. Shelton is scheduled to meet with the Lions on Wednesday. He was released by Miami earlier this month.
RB DeShaun Foster has been contacted by the 49ers, according the ESPN. Foster was released by Carolina last Thursday.
CB Allen Rossum, a noted special teams player who was let go by Pittsburgh, has reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with San Francisco.
TE Charles Davis re-signed with the Jaguars. He was originally signed off the Giants' practice squad last Dec. 3.