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02:25  23 may  2019
02:25  23 may  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

NFL free agency rumors: Buccaneers, Ndamukong Suh finalizing 1-year deal

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NFL free agency rumors : Gerald McCoy ‘ intrigued by ’ Browns . Written By E.Jay Zarett. The Buccaneers parted ways with McCoy after nine seasons earlier this week. Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. encouraged McCoy to consider joining Cleveland shortly after he was released.

NFL free agency rumors : Buccaneers, Ndamukong Suh finalizing 1-year deal. The move comes one day after the Bucs released fellow defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and the Browns appear to have mutual interest. Cleveland has inquired about the 31-year-old defensive tackle and he is “ intrigued

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Gerald McCoy and the Browns appear to have mutual interest.

Cleveland has inquired about the 31-year-old defensive tackle and he is “intrigued by” the team, according to reports from Cleveland.com, which cite unidentified league sources.

The Buccaneers parted ways with McCoy after nine seasons earlier this week. Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. encouraged McCoy to consider joining Cleveland shortly after he was released.

McCoy was originally selected by Tampa Bay with the third pick in the 2010 draft. He finished with 54 1/2 sacks and made six Pro Bowls during his time with the Buccaneers.

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NFL free agency rumors : Gerald McCoy ’s short list includes Browns , Ravens. New Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. encouraged McCoy to consider Cleveland shortly after he was cut, and Browns offensive coordinator Todd Monken gave general manager John Dorsey a good scouting

NFL free agency rumors : Gerald McCoy ’s short list includes Browns , Ravens. New Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. encouraged McCoy to consider Cleveland shortly after he was cut, and Browns offensive coordinator Todd Monken gave general manager John Dorsey a good scouting

“These decisions are very difficult, personally and professionally,” Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht said in a statement. “Over the past nine years, Gerald has been a cornerstone of this franchise and a leader in our community. Parting ways with a player and person such as Gerald is one of the toughest responsibilities of this job.”

The Bengals are also considering signing McCoy, according to a report from ESPN.

The Browns finished 2018 with a 7-8-1 record and missed the playoffs for a 16th straight season.

Gerald McCoy, Panthers agree to 1-year deal, report says.
He is slated to make $8.5 million, according to an ESPN report, which cited unidentified league sources. Panthers are giving former Buccaneers’ DT Gerald McCoy a one-year deal, per sources. It is likely to be worth about $8.5 million, per sources. https://t.co/LIE2DOC8wi— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 3, 2019 McCoy, 31, was released from the Buccaneers in April after nine seasons. Tampa Bay decided not to pay McCoy the $13 million he was due for the upcoming year. He visited multiple teams including the Browns and Ravens but was "wowed" by the Panthers, the report noted.

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