June 9, 2023

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2022 NFL Free Agency, Live Updates: AFC East

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Tyreek Hill WR Miami Dolphins

Former Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill signed an extension with the Miami Dolphins after getting traded there this spring.

The AFC East’s 2022 free agency period began with the Patriots losing one big play defender but keeping another. The Dolphins added a quarterback while the Bills beefed up its defensive front with the addition of former Super Bowl MVP Von Miller. We chart some of the latest transactions.

AFC East

New England Patriots

Offensive free agents

  • OT Trent Brown (re-signed)
  • OG Ted Karras
  • RB Brandon Bolden (Agreed to terms with Raiders)
  • QB Brian Hoyer (re-signed)
  • K Nick Folk (re-signed)
  • ST-WR Matthew Slater (re-signed)
  • RB James White (re-signed)
  • FB Jakob Johnson (Agreed to terms with the Raiders)

Defensive free agents

  • S Devin McCourty (re-signed)
  • CB JC Jackson (Agreed to terms with the Chargers)
  • S Brandon King
  • LB Jamie Collins
  • LB Harvey Langi
  • LB Ja’whaun Bentley (re-signed)
  • LB Dont’a Hightower
  • LB Kyle Van Noy
The Patriots re-signed S Devin McCourty to a one-year deal. The 34-year old veteran was solid in coverage last season once again for the team, totaling three interceptions and 10 passes defensed in 17 starts.

2022 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Agreed to terms with CB Terrance Mitchell (Texans) on a one-year deal, CB Malcolm Butler (Cardinals) on a two-year deal, RB Ty Montgomery (Saints)
  • Lost OG Ted Karras (Bengals), CB JC Jackson (Chargers), FB Jakob Johnson (Raiders), RB Brandon Bolden (Raiders)
  • Traded OLB Chase Winovich to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for LB Mack Wilson
  • Traded OG Shaq Mason to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a 2022 fifth-round pick
  • Traded a 2023 third-round pick to the Miami Dolphins for WR DeVante Parker and a 2022 fifth-round pick
  • Re-signed S Devin McCourty, OT Trent Brown to a two-year deal, QB Brian Hoyer to a two-year deal, re-signed LB Ja’whaun Bentley, RB James White on a two-year deal, PK Nick Folk on a two-year deal, OL James Ferentz, WR-ST Matthew Slater

Buffalo Bills

Offensive free agents

  • OG Ike Boettger
  • RB Matt Breida (Agreed to terms with the Giants)
  • RB-Ret Taiwan Jones (re-signed)
  • WR-Ret Isaiah McKenzie
  • WR Emmanuel Sanders
  • WR Cole Beasley (released)
  • QB Mitchell Trubisky (Agreed to terms with the Steelers)
  • WR Jake Kumerow
  • OG Jon Feliciano (Agreed to terms with the Giants)
  • OT Darryl Williams
  • OT Bobby Hart

Defensive free agents

  • DE Mario Addison
  • DT Vernon Butler
  • DT Star Lotulelei (released)
  • DE-OLB Jerry Hughes
  • DE Efe Obada (Agreed to terms with the Commanders)
  • DE Bryan Cox, Jr.
  • S Siran Neal
  • DT Harrison Phillips (Agreed to terms with the Vikings)
  • CB Levi Wallace (Agreed to terms with the Steelers)
  • DT Justin Zimmer
  • LB A.J. Klein

2022 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Agreed to terms with OLB Von Miller (Rams) on a six-year deal, DT Tim Settle (Commanders) on a two-year deal, DT DaQuan Jones (Panthers) on a two-year deal, OG Rodger Saffold (Titans) on a one-year deal, LB Marquel Lee (Raiders), RB Duke Johnson (Dolphins), DE Shaq Lawson (Jets), TE O.J. Howard (Buccaneers), C Greg Mancz (Dolphins), QB Matt Barkley (Falcons), WR Jamison Crowder (Jets)
  • Placed a RFA tender on OL Ryan Bates
  • Re-signed Taiwan Jones
  • Lost DT Harrison Phillips (Vikings), OG Jon Feliciano (Giants), CB Levi Wallace (Steelers), DE Efe Obada (Commanders), RB Matt Breida (Giants)
  • Released DT Star Lotulelei, WR Cole Beasley
  • Traded a 2022 seventh-round pick to the Cleveland Browns for QB Case Keenum

Miami Dolphins

Offensive free agents

  • RB Malcolm Brown
  • QB Jacoby Brissett
  • WR Isaiah Ford
  • WR Will Fuller
  • WR Allen Hurns (released)
  • TE Mike Gesicki (franchised)
  • WR Mack Hollins (Agreed to terms with the Raiders)
  • RB Duke Johnson (Agreed to terms with the Bills)
  • RB Phillip Lindsay
  • OC Greg Mancz (Agreed to terms with the Bills)
  • TE Durham Smythe (re-signed)
  • WR Albert Wilson

Defensive free agents

  • LB Vince Biegel
  • CB Justin Coleman (Agreed to terms with the Seahawks)
  • DT John Jenkins
  • S Jason McCourty
  • DE-OLB Emmanuel Ogbah (re-signed)
  • LB Duke Riley
  • LB Elandon Roberts
  • LB Brennan Scarlett (re-signed)
  • P Michael Palardy
Chase Edmonds RB Miami Dolphins
New Miami Dolphins RB Chase Edmonds set career-highs in rushing yards and yards per carry for the Cardinals in 2021.

2022 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Hired former San Francisco 49ers OC Mike McDaniel as its new head coach
  • Agreed to terms with OT Terron Armstead (Saints) on a five-year deal, QB Teddy Bridgewater (Broncos) on a one-year deal, WR Cedrick Wilson (Cowboys) on a three-year deal, RB Chase Edmonds (Cardinals) on a two-year deal, RB Raheem Mostert (49ers) on a one-year deal, OG Connor Williams (Cowboys) on a two-year deal, CB Keion Crossen (Giants) on a two-year deal, WR Trent Sherfield (Dolphins), FB Alec Ingold (Raiders)
  • Re-signed DE-OLB Emmanuel Ogbah to a five-year deal, gave a five-year extension to CB Xavien Howard, signed RFA WR Preston Williams to a one-year deal, signed S Sheldrick Redwine
  • Placed the franchise tag on TE Mike Gesicki
  • Traded a 2022 first-round pick, 2022 second-round pick and 2022 fourth-round pick to the Kansas City Chiefs for WR Tyreek Hill. They also traded away a 2023 fourth-round pick and 2023 sixth-round pick to the Chiefs for Hill
  • Traded WR DeVante Parker and a 2022 fifth-round pick to the New England Patriots for a 2023 third-round pick
  • Released OG Jesse Davis
  • Lost WR Mack Hollins (Raiders), RB Duke Johnson (Bills), DB Justin Coleman (Seahawks)

New York Jets

Offensive free agents

  • FB Nick Bawden (re-signed)
  • WR Braxton Berrios (re-signed)
  • WR Keelan Cole 
  • RB Tevin Coleman (re-signed)
  • WR Jamison Crowder (Agreed to terms with the Bills)
  • OG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif
  • OG Dan Feeney (re-signed)
  • OL Alex Lewis
  • QB Joe Flacco (re-signed)
  • QB Mike White (re-signed)
  • TE Tyler Kroft
  • OL Conor McDermott (re-signed)
  • OT Morgan Moses (Agreed to terms with the Ravens)
  • OT Greg Senat
  • PK Eddy Pineiro

Defensive free agents

  • DT Nathan Shepherd
  • LB Jarrad Davis (Agreed to terms with the Lions)
  • DT Folorunso Fatukasi (Agreed to terms with the Jaguars)
  • S Lamarcus Joyner
  • S Marcus Maye (Agreed to terms with the Saints)
  • S Will Parks
  • DE Shaq Lawson (released)

2022 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Agreed to terms with OG Laken Tomlinson (49ers) on a three-year deal, TE CJ Uzomah (Bengals) on a two-year deal, TE Tyler Conklin (Vikings) on a three-year deal, DB DJ Reed (Seahawks) on a two-year deal, S Jordan Whitehead (Buccaneers) on a two-year deal, K Greg Zuerlein (Cowboys), DE Jacob Martin (Texans), DL Solomon Thomas (Raiders)
  • Lost OT Morgan Moses (Ravens), S Marcus Maye (Saints), DT Foley Fatukasi (Jaguars), WR Jamison Crowder (Bills), LB Jarrad Davis (Lions)
  • Traded LB Blake Cashman to the Houston Texans for a 2022 sixth-round pick
  • Placed a RFA tender on PK Eddy Pineiro
  • Released TE Ryan Griffin
  • Re-signed QB Joe Flacco to a one-year deal, QB Mike White to a one-year deal, OL Conor McDermott to a one-year deal, FB Nick Bawden, OG Dan Feeney, RB Tevin Coleman, WR Braxton Berrios

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Heston Kjerstad throwing in the outfield during the 2019 SEC Tournament
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