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NFL News Tracker: Follow all the Monday news

Divisional Round - Minnesota Vikings v San Francisco 49ers Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images

In spite of everything going on across the country and across the world, the NFL is keeping to its schedule when it comes to the start of the new league year. That means that as people across the globe are practicing social distancing and quarantining, there should be news coming out of the NFL regarding franchise tags, player signings, trades, cuts and all kinds of other news.

There are certainly far more important things that many people need to tend to, but here at Field Gulls we’ll be working to keep our news up to date on the world of football, including signings, rumors, cuts, trades and other news. That said, this post will be a running thread we work to keep updated with many of the latest developments.

Franchise tags continue to be placed on edge rushers, with both Bud Dupree of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Shaq Barrett of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers getting tagged Monday morning.

The Atlanta Falcons are releasing Desmond Trufant and Devonta Freeman

The Minnesota Vikings have reached an agreement with Kirk Cousins on a two year extension.

The Green Bay Packers are signing linebacker Christian Kirksey

The Cincinnati Bengals appear intent to pro Joe Burrow playmakers when he makes it to town, using the franchise tag on A.J. Green.

Having already signed a contract with Ryan Tannehill, the Tennessee Titans are now using their franchise tag on Derrick Henry

The Dallas Cowboys have tagged Dak Prescott

Chris Jones of the Kansas City Chiefs isn’t an edge rusher, but he has had the franchise tag applied.

The Vikings also decided to support the fullback market, signing C.J. Ham to a three year extension.

The Cleveland Browns have extended a second round tender to Kareem Hunt.

The Green Bay Packers have agreed to terms with right tackle Rick Wagner, which as Ian Rapoport states, means they are out of the Bryan Bulaga sweepstakes.

The Arizona Cardinals have placed the transition tag on Kenyan Drake.

The New England Patriots are franchise tagging Joe Thuney.

The Vikings have been busy this morning, as in addition to extending Cousins and Ham, they have also used the franchise tag on Anthony Harris.

The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly on the verge of reaching, or perhaps announcing, a contract extension with Arik Armstead.

New England Patriots TE Ben Watson is retiring.

On the subject of tight ends, the Cleveland Browns have reportedly agreed to terms with Austin Hooper, formerly of the Cleveland Browns.

Offensive lineman Ereck Flowers also landed with his fourth team in the past two years.

The Houston Texans have acquired David Johnson from the Arizona Cardinals, and who the Cardinals got in return is shocking.

The Atlanta Falcons and the Baltimore Ravens agree to a trade as well, with draft picks going from Atlanta to Baltimore for Hayden Hurst and a 4th round pick.

The Miami Dolphins, after signing Ereck Flowers earlier, are also adding some pass rush with the signing of Shaq Lawson.

The Pittsburgh Steelers will need a new guard, as Ramon Foster has retired.

The Bucs also kept pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul on a two year contract.

San Francisco made their second major DL move on Monday, trading star defensive tackle DeForest Buckner to the Colts in exchange for the thirteenth overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Former Titans RT Jack Conklin, a player many had expressed desire to see in Seattle, signed with the Browns on a three-year deal worth $42 million, with $30 million fully guaranteed.

The right tackle market continues to balloon, as the Lions reached a five-year, $50 million agreement with former Eagles swing tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai.

One of the top interior lineman available is off the board, as the Broncos and G/C Graham Glasgow agreed to a four-year deal worth $44 million.

The Saints have reached an agreement with defensive tackle David Onyemata, who will return to New Orleans to continue his career.

Cornerback Byron Jones, formerly of the Dallas Cowboys, is off to play for the Miami Dolphins.

Michael Brockers, formerly of the Los Angeles Rams, is now set to join Calais Campbell on the defensive line of the Baltimore Ravens.

Former Seahawk Jimmy Graham scored another payday, signing a two-year deal worth $16 million to stay in the NFC North with the Chicago Bears.

Vikings trade Stefon Diggs to Buffalo Bills and get a much better haul than the Texans got for DeAndre Hopkins

Amari Cooper re-signs with Dallas Cowboys on 5-year, $100 million deal