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2023 NFL Free Agency, Live Updates: NFC West

The NFC West 2023 offseason started off with the hiring of a new head coach in the desert and a couple of notable retirements from perennial Pro Bowl stalwarts. The Rams parted ways with a couple of veteran Super Bowl champions. The Texans came in to the division to steal 49ers safety/nickel Jimmie Ward. The Seahawks are all the way in on Pro Bowl quarterback Geno Smith.

NFC West

Los Angeles Rams

Offensive free agents

  • RB Malcolm Brown
  • QB Baker Mayfield (Agreed to terms with Buccaneers)
  • IOL Matt Skura
  • OT Ty Nsekhe
  • OG David Edwards
  • OG Oday Aboushi
  • OL Coleman Shelton (released)
  • PK Matt Gay (Agreed to terms with Colts)
  • WR-Ret Brandon Powell (Agreed to terms with Vikings)

Defensive free agents

  • CB-nickel Grant Haley
  • CB David Long
  • DT A’Shawn Robinson
  • DT Greg Gaines (Agreed to terms with Buccanneers)
  • OLB Leonard Floyd (released)
  • LB Bobby Wagner (released and agreed to terms with Seahawks)
  • S Taylor Rapp
  • S Nick Scott (Agreed to terms with Bengals)
  • P Riley Dixon (Agreed to terms with Broncos)
  • LS Matthew Orzech (Agreed to terms with Packers)

2023 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Hired former NY Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur as its new offensive coordinator after 2022 offensive coordinator Liam Coen returned to Kentucky in the same position
  • Reportedly released LB Bobby Wagner (signed with Seahawks), OLB Leonard Floyd, OL Coleman Shelton, 2019 third-round pick OG Bobby Evans
  • OT Joseph Notebroom restructured his contract
  • Traded CB Jalen Ramsey to the Miami Dolphins for TE Hunter Long and a 2023 third-round pick (77th overall)
  • Lost PK Matt Gay (Colts), QB Baker Mayfield (Buccaneers), S Nick Scott (Bengals), P Riley Dixon (Broncos), WR-Ret Brandon Powell (Vikings), DT Greg Gaines (Buccaneers), LS Matthew Orzech (Packers)

Arizona Cardinals

Offensive free agents

  • TE Stephen Anderson
  • TE Chris Banjo
  • QB Trace McSorley
  • OC Billy Price
  • OL Max Garcia
  • OG Will Hernandez (re-signed)
  • OG Cody Ford (Agreed to terms with Bengals)
  • LT Kelvin Beachum (re-signed)
  • PK Matt Prater
  • OG Justin Pugh
  • WR Chosen Anderson (released)

Defensive free agents

  • CB Byron Murphy (Agreed to terms with Vikings)
  • CB Antonio Hamilton
  • CB Josh Jackson
  • DE Zach Allen (Agreed to terms with Broncos)
  • OLB Markus Golden (released)
  • DT Trysten Hill (Agreed to terms with Browns)
  • LB Tanner Vallejo
  • LB Ezekial Turner (re-signed)
  • P Andy Lee

2023 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • GM Steve Keim resigned and HC Kliff Kingsbury was relieved of his duties
  • Hired former Tennessee Titans director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort as its general manager in January 2023
  • WR AJ Green and DE J.J. Watt announced their retirements
  • Agreed to terms with former Philadelphia defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon on a five-year contract to become its new head coach
  • Designated OC Rodney Hudson a post June 1 release
  • Released WR Chosen Anderson, OLB Markus Golden
  • WR Greg Dortch re-signed with the team
  • Re-signed OT Kelvin Beachum to a two-year deal, OG Will Hernandez on a two-year deal, LB Ezekial Turner on a one-year deal
  • Agreed to terms with LB Kyzir White (Eagles) on a two-year deal, OG Hjalte Froholdt (Browns) on a two-year deal, DT Kevin Strong (Titans) on a one-year deal, OT Dennis Daley (Titans) on a two-year deal
  • Lost DE Zach Allen (Broncos), CB Byron Murphy (Vikings), OG Cody Ford (Bengals), DT Trysten Hill (Browns)

Seattle Seahawks

Offensive free agents

  • FB Cullen Gillapsia
  • RB Travis Homer
  • RB Rashaad Penny (Agreed to terms with Eagles)
  • WR Marquise Goodwin
  • FB Nick Bellore (re-signed)
  • OL Jamarco Jones
  • OG Gabe Jackson (released)
  • QB Drew Lock (re-signed)
  • QB Geno Smith (re-signed)
  • OG Phil Haynes (re-signed)

Defensive free agents

  • S Johnathan Abram
  • CB Artie Burns
  • NB Justin Coleman
  • DT Poona Ford
  • DL Quinton Jefferson (released)
  • DT Shelby Harris (released)
  • DT Al Woods (released)
  • DL L.J. Collier
  • DE Daryl Johnson
  • S Josh Jones
  • CB Teez Tabor
  • LB Cody Barton (Agreed to terms with Commanders)
  • LB Ben Burr-Kirven (released)
  • LS Carson Tinker
  • LS Tyler Ott

2023 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Re-signed QB Geno Smith on a three-year deal, QB Drew Lock on a one-year deal, FB Nick Bellore to a two-year contract, OG Phil Haynes to a one-year deal
  • Agreed to terms with PK Jason Myers to a four-year extension
  • C Austin Blythe retired
  • Released DL Quinton Jefferson, DT Shelby Harris, OG Gabe Jackson, DT Al Woods
  • Reportedly agreed to terms with DT Dre’Mont Jones (Broncos) on a three-year deal, DT Jarran Reed (Packers) on a two-year deal, OG Evan Brown (Lions) on a one-year deal, LB Devin Bush (Steelers) on a one-year deal, S Julian Love (Giants) on a two-year deal, LB Bobby Wagner (Rams) on a one-year deal
  • Lost RB Rashaad Penny (Eagles), LB Cody Barton (Commanders)

San Francisco 49ers

Offensive free agents

  • QB Jimmy Garoppolo (Agreed to terms with the Raiders)
  • WR Richie James
  • C Jake Brendel (re-signed)
  • OG Daniel Brunskill (Agreed to terms with Titans)
  • OT Mike McGlinchey
  • TE Ross Dwelley
  • PK Robbie Gould
  • QB Josh Johnson

Defensive free agents

  • DB Jimmie Ward (Agreed to terms with the Texans)
  • DE Jordan Willis
  • DE Charles Omenihu (Agreed to terms with Chiefs)
  • DE Samson Ebukam (Agreed to terms with Colts)
  • DT Maurice Hurst
  • DL Kerry Hyder
  • DT T.Y. McGill (re-signed)
  • DT Hassan Ridgeway (Agreed to terms with Texans)
  • LB Azeez Al-Shaair
  • S Tashaun Gipson (re-signed)
  • S Tarvarius Moore (Agreed to terms with Packers)
  • CB Jason Verrett
  • LS Taybor Pepper (re-signed)

2023 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • The team hired former Arizona Cardinals head coach and Panthers interim head coach Steve Wilks as its defensive coordinator to replace former DC Demeco Ryans, who joined the Houston Texans as its new head coach
  • Reportedly agreed to terms with DT Javon Hargrave (Eagles) on a four-year deal, DE Clelin Ferrell (Raiders) on a one-year deal, CB Isaiah Oliver (Falcons) on a one-year deal, DT Ty McGill (Raiders) on a one-year deal,
  • CB Charvarius Ward, LB Fred Warner restructured their contracts
  • Re-signed OL Jake Brendel to a four-year deal, S Tashaun Gipson to a one-year extension, LS Taybor Pepper on a three-year extension
  • Lost QB Jimmy Garoppolo (Raiders), DT Hassan Ridgeway (Texans), S-Nickel Jimmie Ward (Texans), OLB Samson Ebukam (Colts), DE Charles Omenihu (Chiefs), S Tarvarius Moore (Packers)

2021 NFL Free Agency, Live Updates: AFC West

The Broncos lost Pro Bowl running back Phillip Lindsay, the Chiefs picked up a second-team All-Pro and the Chargers added an All-Pro offensive lineman. The Raiders traded away starting offensive linemen for draft picks and the Chiefs cut a couple of their own starting linemen to create more cap flexibility. The AFC West has been busy so far this offseason.

AFC West

Kansas City Chiefs

Offensive free agents

LT Eric Fisher

RT Mitchell Schwartz

WR Sammy Watkins

WR Demarcus Robinson

C Austin Reiter

RB Anthony Sherman

LG Kelechi Osemele

RT Mike Remmers (Re-signed)

LG Stefen Wisniewski

C Daniel Kilgore

RB Le’Veon Bell

TE Ricky Seals-Jones

LG Andrew Wylie (Re-signed)

TE Deon Yelder

WR Gehrig Dieter (Re-signed)

RB Darrel Williams

WR Byron Pringle (Re-signed)

TE Nick Keizer

Defensive free agents

S Daniel Sorensen

CB Bashaud Breeland

DE Alex Okafor

LB Damien Wilson

DE Tanoh Kpassagnon

DT Mike Pennel

CB Antonio Hamilton

DE Taco Charlton (Re-signed)

LB Ben Niemann

CB Charvarius Ward (Re-signed)

CB Alex Brown

LB Emmanuel Smith (Re-signed)

Joe Thuney OG Kansas City Chiefs
Former NC State OL Joe Thuney, pictured, recently agreed to a five-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs. Thuney started in three consecutive Super Bowls to start his career.

2021 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Re-signed DE Taco Charlton, WR Gehrig Dieter, LB Emmanuel Smith, LG Andrew Wylie, RT Mike Remmers, WR Byron Pringle, CB Charvarius Ward
  • Agreed to terms with OG Joe Thuney (Patriots) on a five-year deal, TE Blake Bell (Cowboys), OG Kyle Long
  • Released OT Eric Fisher, OT Mitchell Schwartz

Los Angeles Chargers

Offensive free agents

RG Trai Turner

TE Hunter Henry (Agreed to terms with Patriots)

C Mike Pouncey (Retired)

QB Tyrod Taylor (Agreed to terms with Texans)

TE Virgil Green

LG Forrest Lamp

G Dan Feeney (Agreed to terms with Jets)

LG Ryan Groy

G Cole Toner (Agreed to terms with Texans)

RB Kalen Ballage

TE Stephen Anderson

LT Sam Tevi

RG Tyree St. Louis (Re-signed)

WR Jeff Cotton

Defensive free agents

DE Melvin Ingram

CB Casey Hayward

LB Denzel Perryman (Agreed to terms with Panthers)

CB Michael Davis (Re-signed)

LB Nick Vigil (Agreed to terms with the Vikings)

DT Damion Square

S Jaylen Watkins

S Jahleel Addae

DE Isaac Rochell (Agreed to terms with Colts)

LB B.J. Bello

S Rayshawn Jenkins (Agreed to terms with the Jaguars)

LB Malik Jefferson

CB Tevaughn Campbell (Re-signed)

CB Brandon Facyson

2021 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Re-signed P Ty Long, OG Tyree St. Louis, CB Michael Davis, CB Tevaughn Campbell
  • Agreed to terms with OL Matt Feiler (Steelers) on a three-year deal, OC Corey Linsley (Packers) to a five-year deal, TE Jared Cook (Saints)
  • Released CB Casey Hayward, OG Trai Turner
  • Lost S Rayshawn Jenkins (Jaguars), C Mike Pouncey (Retired), QB Tyrod Taylor (Texans), TE Hunter Henry (Patriots), LB Nick Vigil (Vikings), LB Denzel Perryman (Panthers), G Dan Feeney (Jets), G Cole Toner (Texans), DE Isaac Rochell (Colts)

Denver Broncos

Offensive free agents

RT Elijah Wilkinson

RT Demar Dotson

QB Blake Bortles

WR Tim Patrick (Re-signed)

TE Jake Butt

TE Troy Fumagalli

WR Diontae Spencer (Re-signed)

RB Phillip Lindsay

LG Austin Schlottmann (Re-signed)

LT Calvin Anderson (Re-signed)

C Patrick Morris (Re-signed)

Defensive free agents

DT Jurrell Casey

CB A.J. Bouye

S Justin Simmons (Re-signed)

CB Kareem Jackson

DT Shelby Harris (Re-signed)

S Will Parks

DE Jeremiah Attaochu

DT DeMarcus Walker

DT Sylvester Williams

DE Anthony Chickillo

CB De’Vante Bausby

LB Joseph Jones

S Trey Marshall (Re-signed)

CB Kevin Toliver II

LB Austin Calitro

CB Alijah Holder

DT Kyle Peko

LB Natrez Patrick (R-signed)

LB Alexander Johnson (Re-signed)

DT Jonathan Harris (Re-signed)

2021 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Agreed to terms with CB Ronald Darby (WFT) on a three-year deal, RB Mike Boone (Vikings)
  • Placed the franchise tag on S Justin Simmons and eventually agreed to terms with Simmons on a four-year deal
  • Re-signed DL Shelby Harris, S Trey Marshall, WR Tim Patrick, LB Natrez Patrick, WR Diontae Spencer, LB Alexander Johnson, RB Phillip Lindsay, DT Jonathan Harris, OT Calvin Anderson, OG Austin Schlottmann, C Patrick Morris
  • Picked up OLB Von Miller’s option
  • Placed an original round tender on RB Phillip Lindsay, rescinded it, and then he signed with the Texans

Las Vegas Raiders

Offensive free agents

WR Tyrell Williams (Agreed to terms with the Lions)

RG Gabe Jackson (Traded to the Seahawks)

LG Richie Incognito (Re-signed)

TE Jason Witten (Retired with Cowboys)

LG Denzelle Good (Re-signed)

TE Derek Carrier (Re-signed)

WR Zay Jones

RT Sam Young

WR Nelson Agholor (Agreed to terms with Patriots)

RB Devontae Booker (Agreed to terms with Giants)

TE Nick O’Leary

QB Nathan Peterman (re-signed)

RB Theo Riddick (Re-signed)

Defensive free agents

S Lamarcus Joyner (Agreed to terms with Jets)

DT Maliek Collins (Agreed to terms with the Texans)

DT Johnathan Hankins (Re-signed)

LB Nicholas Morrow

DE Takkarist McKinley (Agreed to terms with the Browns)

S Erik Harris (Agreed to terms with the Falcons)

CB Nevin Lawson

LB Raekwon McMillan (Agreed to terms with Patriots)

LB Kyle Wilber

DE Chris Smith

LB Vic Beasley

CB Daryl Worley

DE Jeremiah Valoaga

LB Ukeme Eligwe

S Dallin Leavitt (Re-signed)

CB D.J. Killings

DT Kendal Vickers (Re-signed)

Special Teams

K Daniel Carlson (Re-signed)

LS Trent Sieg (Re-signed)

2021 Free Agency report/Other Notes:

  • Agreed to terms with DE Yannick Ngakoue (Ravens) on a two-year deal, WR John Brown (Bills), DE Quinton Jefferson (Bills), DE Solomon Thomas (49ers), RB Kenyan Drake (Cardinals), DT Quinton Jefferson (Bills), C Nick Martin (Texans)
  • Traded OG Gabe Jackson to the Seattle Seahawks for a 2021 fifth-round pick
  • Traded OC Rodney Hudson and a 2021 seventh-round pick to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for a 2021 third-round pick
  • Re-signed OG Richie Igcognito, LG Denzelle Good, K Daniel Carlson, TE Trent Sieg, QB Nathan Peterman, DT Kendal Vickers, S Dallin Leavitt, DT Johnathan Hankins, RB Theo Riddick, TE Derek Carrier
  • Released WR Tyrell Williams (Lions)
  • Lost TE Jason Witten (retired-Cowboys), DT Maleik Collins (Texans), DE Takk McKinley (Browns), RB Devontae Booker (Giants), WR Nelson Agholar (Patriots), S Erik Harris (Falcons), S Lamarcus Joyner (Jets), LB Raekwon McMillan (Patriots)

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