Eye on Football Podcast: Reviewing NFL free agency, Day 1
The first day of NFL free agency was a whirlwind, and it started promptly at 4 p.m. ET. Big names found new homes for substantial pay increases, and we talk about it all on the latest EOF Podcast.
The first day of NFL free agency was a whirlwind, and it started promptly at 4 p.m. ET. Big names found new homes for substantial pay increases, and the inevitable "Team X (that was truly awful last year) has now positioned itself to make a legit playoff run!" commentary followed, even if no one believed it.
The the blurred lines between truth and fiction don't make the whole spectacle any less interesting.
And it's why we fired up the Offseason Podcasting Machine to talk about it -- everything from Aqib Talib's huge contract with the Broncos, the Cowboys dumping DeMarcus Ware, the Browns adding big-named veterans on defense, to trying to figure out what the hell the Raiders were doing.
We also look at the NFC South, where the Saints landed Jairus Byrd and still need to re-up Jimmy Graham, the Falcons went about upgrading their offensive line and committing to a 3-4 defensive front, and the Bucs signed a pass rusher (Michael Johnson), Cover-2 cornerback (Alterraun Verner) all while trying to dump Darrelle Revis and his $16 million-a-year contract.
The Giants wide receiver went out of his way to visit young Jayro Ponce
The rookie receiver says he is 'good' and won't need to have back surgery
The pass rusher thinks he is being misused by Kansas City
The legendary Rams running back wants to see Sean Mannion play instead of the No. 1 pick
A 911 call from the Uber driver sounds pretty terrifying
The Falcons quarterback thinks more checks and balances could have helped Atlanta