Triangle Cheat Sheet: NFL Free Agency Day 1

We’re one day into the NFL’s free-agency signing period, and boy, has it been busy. We understand not everybody has time to follow every single Browns signing or 49ers signing, let alone the specific contract details of each. So to help keep you up to date on the big moves you should know, we’ve compiled a (very short) list of NFL guys some of the teams have signed, accompanied with a social media element to mix things up. All contract information is courtesy of

Baltimore Ravens

Eugene Monroe, 5 years, $37.5 million

Let’s start off with a cute destination wedding video:

Cleveland Browns

Donte Whitner, 4 years, $28 million

Whoops, well, you can always change that tat somehow, right?

Denver Broncos

Aqib Talib, six years, $57 million

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New Orleans Saints

Jairus Byrd, 6 years, $54 million

This was nice. Sorry about your loss, buddy.

Arizona Cardinals

Jared Veldheer, 5 years, $35 million

The dude has a lot of workout videos, but boy, is his squat game on point.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Alterraun Verner, 4 years, $26.5 million

Alterraun Verner is great on camera. Here’s proof:

Chicago Bears

Lamarr Houston, 5 years, $35 million

Sometimes, message boards are where you find that real talk:

“I’m pretty excited about this dude.. Sounds like we got a good one.. He got paid.. He better earn that cash now!”

“Lamarr’s arms are bigger than my legs.”


For more Grantland coverage, check out:

• Bill Barnwell makes sense of the first day’s action.

• Robert Mays on the perks of being patient in NFL free agency

• Mays and Barnwell get together for an emergency NFL podcast to share their thoughts on the moves so far

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