On a day when the
It was a dizzying flurry of trades Tuesday that refashioned pro football's landscape, with star tight end
Revis' agents announced the news on Twitter, with the Patriots clearing his way to leave by declining his $12.5-million roster bonus and thereby making him a free agent. He spent his first six seasons with the Jets before being traded to Tampa Bay in 2013, then spending last season with New England, where he was a key component to the Patriots' Super Bowl run.
There were other newsworthy moves too, with former San Francisco running back
Among other high-profile departures, Carolina released longtime running back
"We think he's a fantastic target that we can implement in a number of ways," said Seattle Coach
While Graham being shipped to the two-time defending
Although not officially announced, the Eagles and quarterback
Detroit lost star defensive tackle
In the last nine seasons, Ngata has collected 528 tackles, 25 1/2 sacks, five interceptions, six forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries.
Arizona made a couple of noteworthy moves, signing All-Pro guard
Some of Tuesday's transactions were expected, and needed only to be formalized. The trade between Philadelphia and Buffalo went through, with the Eagles swapping running back LeSean McCoy for linebacker Kiko Alonso. The Jets completed their trade with Chicago for receiver Brandon Marshall in exchange for a fifth-round pick, and released receiver Percy Harvin.