The 2018 NFL free-agent market is one week old, and already most of the top players are spoken for. As of Wednesday morning, nearly 80 of our top 100 free agents had signed contracts or agreed to terms. Naturally, then, it’s time to turn the page and look ahead to … the 2019 market.
It’s widely assumed that the Falcons will retain Ryan, even if it hurts — much as their division foes in New Orleans have done for years with Drew Brees. That would mean a massive extension in the next 11 months, one that surpasses Cousins’ $28 million annual average and possibly his $84 million in full guarantees as well. Cousins was entering his age-30 season when he hit free agency, but teams would still fall over themselves to sign a 34-year-old Ryan if they had a chance.
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The former 49ers quarterback was spotted working out at a Houston field on Thursday afternoon, going through a variety of dropback and passing routines with a small group of trainers. The majority of Kaepernick’s passes during the 90-minute workout were short, according to a Yahoo Sports reporter on the scene, but he showed he can still throw the deep ball Carlos Henderson Youth jersey on a number of attempts down the field.
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Sports performance coach Josh Hidalgo, who was working with Kaepernick on Thursday, revealed afterward he’s been training consistently since January 2017, after his final season in San Francisco ended.
We haven’t stopped throwing, training and preparing, Hidalgo told TMZ. To say he’s dedicated is an understatement. 鈥?Even when we’re traveling we put in that work.