Free-agent wide receiver Ryan Grant signed with the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday, as first reported by James Jones of NFL Network. The deal is a one-year, $5-million contract, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Grant visited with the Colts and Oakland Raiders after a failed physical nixed his agreed four-year, $29-million deal with the Baltimore Ravens.
Simply put, the Eagles can get Maclin back on a favorable deal, especially since he’s showing interest on a return to Philadelphia.
Maclin has a strong relationship with Eagles head coach Doug Pederson, which makes a reunion even more possible. Pederson was on the Eagles coaching staff when Maclin was there from 2009 to 2012 and the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive coordinator during Maclin’s first season in Kansas City two years ago.
A true No. 1 outside corner is Cleveland’s top need, and homegrown Ward might be best equipped to address that role. His all-around athleticism and ball skills would immediately boost a defense that was systematically sliced for a league-worst 68.6% completion rate and recorded just seven interceptions.
Making this defensive line even scarier was that Jones was playing alongside another all-time great in Olsen. Together, they helped the Rams finish 11-1-2, the best season experienced by the “Fearsome Foursome.” Unfortunately, those Rams had the great misfortune of playing Vince Lombardi’s Packers in the divisional round of the playoffs in the game before the famed Ice Bowl.
Also considered: 1962 Green Bay Packers (Willie Davis, Dave Hanner, Henry Jordan), 1992 Trade Cheap Jerseys Minnesota Vikings (Chris Doleman, John Randle, Henry Thomas), 1993 Dallas Cowboys (Charles Haley, Jim Jeffcoat, Leon Lett, Russell Maryland, Tony Tolbert), 2000 Baltimore Ravens (Sam Adams, Rob Burnett, Michael McCrary, Tony Siragusa), 2003 New England Patriots (Willie McGinest, Richard Seymour, Ted Washington), 2011 New York Giants (Chris Canty, Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck, Osi Umenyiora).
Prior to coaching the Bears from 2015-17, Fox helped guide the Denver Broncos Super Cheap Jerseys China to four straight postseason berths, including an appearance in Super Bowl XLVIII, and another with the Carolina Panthers (XXXVIII).