2013 NFL free agency weekend round-up: Alex Smith, Greg Jennings make headlines

Rick Stewart

One major move was made over the weekend, while multiple free agency rumors continue to pile up. Let's review the recent goings on around the league.

NFL free agency starts on March 12 and a few key transactions are already being made and the rumor mill is in full swing. Let's take a look at the latest free agency news from a buzz-filled weekend at the Combine.

George Wilson signs with Titans

Wilson was released by the Buffalo Bills back on Feb. 11, but it didn't take long for the veteran safety to find a new place to call home. The Tennessee Titans signed Wilson to a two-year, $4 million contract on Friday, boosting a secondary that ranked towards the bottom of the league in 2012.

Alex Smith reportedly on the move

The San Francisco 49ers are ready to part ways with Alex Smith. While a trade cannot officially be made until 4 p.m. on March 12, the 49ers reportedly are receiving serious interest for the 28-year-old quarterback. The Kansas City Chiefs and Arizona Cardinals appear to be the front-runners for acquiring Smith.

Packers considering tagging Greg Jennings

Reports of Green Bay contemplating using a franchise tag on Jennings surprised the majority of the NFL community this weekend. Jennings appeared to have one foot out the door in recent weeks, but Ian Rapoport noted the Packers could keep him around. It would cost Green Bay $10.4 million to tag Jennings for 2013.

Ravens, Joe Flacco in contract talks

Joe Linta, Joe Flacco's agent, met with club negotiator Pat Moriarty on Friday for several hours, which indicates the two sides are heading in the right direction. The Ravens and Flacco both want a deal to be reached, and we can expect them to find agreeable ground before free agency begins.

Steve Breaston drawing interest from multiple teams

Breaston met with the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, and will visit the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday. He's also receiving interest from Detroit, Dallas and Tennessee. It doesn't look like Breaston will be on the market for long after being released by the Chiefs.

Fred Davis is 'odd man out' in Washington

Rick Snider of the Washington Examiner doesn't believe the Redskins will bring back Davis in 2013. The tight end would cost $6.5 million for a second-straight franchise tag. Davis' situation is tricky as he's coming off a major injury. Plus, the Redskins found ways to win without him on the field in 2012.

Jets want to restructure Santonio Holmes' contract

Holmes is set to make $11.25 million in 2013, a price the Jets aren't willing to pay. An unproductive 2012 does not bode well for his situation, and the veteran wide receiver could hit the free agent market if New York cuts ties to save cap space.

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