Let the games begin! This is the time of year when players start getting cut from the roster. It started earlier in the week with Titus Young, who was cut by the Lions and then claimed by the Rams. Take a peek at a few of the transactions and other free agency news today.
Rapoport: Teams Being Told Salary Cap Is $121.1 Million
According to Ian Rapoport with the NFL Network, teams are being told that the 2013 salary cap will be $121.1 million.
Eagles release OT Demetress Bell
The Eagles announced today that they have released OT Demetress Bell, shedding the team of one it's most ineffectual players and opening up over $9 million in space on the 2013 salary cap in the process.
Ahmad Bradshaw, Chris Canty released by New York Giants - Big Blue View
The New York Giants have released running back Ahmad Bradshaw and defensive tackle Chris Canty, according to various reports published via Twitter.
Cleveland Browns Release DE Frostee Rucker
In what was a very surprising move Tuesday afternoon, the Cleveland Browns released defensive end Frostee Rucker. In March 2012, the Browns signed Rucker to a 5-year, $21 million deal.
The Oakland Raiders have a lot of work to do on their roster this off season and a lot of that work has to do with getting the team under the salary cap. As a result, there has been a lot of talk about who might get cut in order to clear cap space, with Darrius Heyward-Bey and Tommy Kelly receiving the majority of the attention in those conversations. One person that has rarely been mentioned, however, is Carson Palmer.
The options seem simple: Keep Flynn or trade Flynn.