Through it all, it was clear that teams and agents "may not discuss or make any travel arrangements" until the launch of free agency. Which makes the first paragraph from an article by Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com particularly interesting.
"It was Monday night, and Mike DeVito was getting ready for a flight to Kansas City," Cimini writes. "There was an offer on the table from the Chiefs — a good offer — and he was leaving the next day to sign it."
Those facts, apparently gleaned from a phone interview with DeVito, suggest a violation of the letter and spirit of the restrictions on the negotiating window.