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Shemar Jean-Charles Back in Big Easy
CB NO
Jean-Charles re-signed with the Saints on Monday, Howard Balzer of GoPHNX.com reports.
Analysis
Jean-Charles was not tendered by New Orleans as a restricted free agent, but he will return to the team nonetheless. After spending his first two seasons in Green Bay, the 25-year-old suited up for eight games between the 49ers and Saints in 2023. He accumulated four tackles (three solo) in the process. The Appalachian State product will now look to make an impression during offseason workouts.
Emanuel Wilson Sticks in Green Bay as ERFA
RB GB
The Packers re-signed Wilson on Monday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Analysis
An undrafted rookie in 2023, Wilson made the Packers' initial 53-man roster following the preseason and even mixed into seven regular-season games, taking 14 carries for 85 yards and hauling in four of five targets for 23 yards while working behind Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon. Green Bay swapped out Jones for Josh Jacobs and also retained Dillon this offseason, meaning Wilson is poised for a similar role in the coming campaign, barring potential additions to the backfield in free agency or the draft.
Nick McCloud Stay in the Big Apple
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McCloud (back) re-signed with the Giants on Monday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Analysis
McCloud finished his 2023 campaign on the sidelines after getting injured in the team's season finale against the Eagles. Healthy now, the Notre Dame product can focus on being ready for a third campaign in New York after signing his free agent tender.
Maxx Crosby Fully healthy
DE LV
Crosby (knee) said, "I'm feeling better than I ever have," Monday, after he spent much of 2023 fighting through a knee injury that required draining multiple times a week, Nick Shook of NFL.com reports.
Analysis
Crosby set career highs in combined tackles (90) and sacks (14.5) last season despite spending much of the campaign hampered by a bursa joint issue. The 26-year-old underwent a procedure to correct it in January after the season ended and began rehabbing it soon after, which went "incredible." according to Crosby.
Rashee Rice Expected to participate in virtual meetings
WR KC
Coach Andy Reid indicated Monday that Rice is expected to remotely participate in the initial stage of the Chiefs' voluntary offseason program via virtual meetings, NFL.com reports.
Analysis
Per Adam Teicher of ESPN, Rice -- who is is facing one count of aggravated assault, one count of collision involving serious bodily injury and six counts of collision involving injury, stemming from his involvement in a car crash in Dallas last month -- turned himself in to police last week and was subsequently released on bond. Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the league has been closely monitoring developments related to the incident, while Reid noted that it remains to be seen whether the wideout will participate later in the spring when the team's offseason program moves to Kansas City. "I want to keep gathering the information from the law enforcement people,'" Reid said Monday. "We'll just see where everything goes from there (and) let the process take place."
Drew Forbes Gets let go
OG
Forbes (back) was waived by the Browns on Monday with a failed physical designation, Chris Easterling of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Analysis
Forbes missed all of 2023 due to a back injury suffered during training camp. It's unclear what the injury is specifically or how close he could be to being healthy enough to compete. Either way, the 27-year-old will now be a free agent until he is at least fully recovered.
Alaric Jackson Signs new deal
OT LA
Jackson signed his free agent tender from the Rams on Monday.
Analysis
Jackson had the second-round level tender placed on him March 12 after he started 15 games for the Rams at left tackle in 2023. The 25-year-old allowed only 1.0 sacks last season and should remain the man protecthing Matthew Stafford's blindside again in 2024.
William Gholston Back with Tampa
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Gholston re-signed with the Buccaneers on Monday, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Analysis
Gholston will remain in Tampa Bay in 2024, for what will be his 12th season in the league. The 32-year-old played a career-low 234 snaps on defense last season, recording zero sacks for the second consecutive year, although he did log his first career interception. He'll likely remain a depth edge on the edges for the Buccaneers in 2024.
Angelo Blackson Finds new home
DE DEN
Blackson The Denver Post a one-year contract with the Broncos on Monday.
Analysis
Blackson will join his sixth NFL squad for his tenth season in the league after playing 11 games for the Jaguars in 2023. The 32-year-old recovered three fumbles last season while recording 13 combined tackles. He'll likely be a depth option for Denver's defensive line.
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