Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) runs past Green Bay Packers free safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (21) in the fourth quarter in the 2014 NFC Divisional playoff football game at Lambeau Field on Jan. 11, 2015
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By Sports Illustrated
March 12, 2015

• The Eagles are interested in signing free-agent running back DeMarco Murray,according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. New Eagles QB Sam Bradford said he is trying to lure Murray to Philadelphia. The two played together in college at Oklahoma.

• Bears general manager Ryan Pace said the team is moving forward with Jay Cutler as its starting quarterback, ESPN’s Michael C. Wright reports. Cutler was benched late last season and reportedly on the trade block during the offseason.

• Michael Sam will participate in NFL Veteran Combine in Arizona on March 22,azcentral.com reports.

• The Buccaneers will release defensive end Mike Johnson, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports. Johnson signed a five-year, $43.75 million contract before the 2014 season, and the Bucs will still have to pay him $7 million of his $9 million salary this season.

• The Jets will acquire quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick from the Texans in exchange for late-round conditional draft pick, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

• Former Broncos tight end Julius Thomas signed a five-year, $46 million contract with the Jaguars. Jacksonville has also brought on cornerback Davon House, safety Sergio Brown and defensive end Jared Odrick.

• The Chiefs have signed wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to a five-year deal that could be worth as much as $55 million. Last season, Maclin set career highs in catches and yards after missing 2013 with a torn ACL.

• The Rams have contacted Lions DT Nick Fairley, but Fairley has yet to schedule a visit with St. Louis, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Detroit has reportedly been unable to make a deal with the free agent defensive tackle.

• Chip Kelly told reporters that the Eagles were offered a first-round draft pick on Wednesday for recently-acquired quarterback Sam Bradford.

• ESPN’s John Clayton says the Redskins will draft Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota if he is available at No. 5 in next month’s draft, Dan Steinberg of The Washington Post reports.

• Reggie Bush is set to visit the 49ers, reports CSNBayArea’s Matt Maiocco.

• The New York Jets are reportedly in talks to bring back cornerback Antonio Cromartie.

• The Eagles agreed to a deal with former Giants and Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond, ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter reports.

• The Raiders have reportedly signed linebacker Curtis Lofton and defensive tackle Dan Williams.

• The Bills and defensive tackle Kyle Williams reportedly agreed to a one-year, $10.5 million extension, keeping him with the team through the 2017 season.

• NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports that free agent defensive end Greg Hardy has at least six teams interested in him.

• The Eagles are expected to sign running back Ryan Mathews, Mike Garofolo of Fox Sports reports.

• NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reports that the 49ers are expected to release wide receiver Stevie Johnson after one season with the team.

• The 49ers signed backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert to a two-year, $2 million contract, reports ESPN.com’s Chris Mortensen.

• Former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams will reportedly visit the Steelers, according to ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter.

• Safety Rahim Moore is reportedly visiting the Houston Texans, according to Fox Sports’ Mike Garafolo

• The Dolphins have released defensive tackle Randy Starks, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.

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