NFL free agency: Darrelle Revis might be a Patriot, Bills add three players

Winslow Townson

The Patriots may have found a new cornerback, the Bills addressed some needs, and the Seahawks and Ravens each re-signed one of their free agents.

NFL free agency continues to be busy as the second day of this year's signing period winds down. The New England Patriots have wasted little time finding a replacement for Aqib Talib with the reported signing off the just released Darrelle Revis. The Buccaneers decided to part ways with cornerback after he played just one season with the team. The Patriots wasted no time scooping up the veteran defender, signing him to a one-year, $12 million deal, per Adam Schefter.

Revis' business manager, John Geiger, denies the deal but that's not stopping reporters from across the league reporting about the deal.

If it's true, there's no doubt Jets fans will be thrilled about the chance to boo their former player twice this coming season.

Jacoby Jones decides to stay in Baltimore

Jacoby Jones had agreed to a new deal with Baltimore Ravens worth $14 million over four years according to Ian Rapoport. Jones had been visiting with the New York Giants but it appears that the veteran wide receiver and kick returner will remain with the Ravens.

Jones began his career in Houston when the Texans selected him in the 3rd round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Jones signed a two-year deal with the Ravens in 2012.

Cowboys target Tony McDaniel re-signs with the Seahawks

You can scratch defensive tackle Tony McDaniel off of Jerry Jones' wish list as the  29-year-old has reportedly decided to stick with the Super Bowl champions. He joined the Seahawks as a free agent in 2013, signing a one-year deal after four years with the Dolphins.

McDaniel played in ever game for Seattle during the 2013 season, starting all but one regular season game. His 52 combined tackles was a career high for the eight-year veteran from the University of Tennessee.

Details on the new contract have not yet been made public.

Bills sign three players

Despite some bad weather in Buffalo, the Bills were busy on Wednesday signing three players. The team addressed three of their roster needs with the addition of Chris Williams, Corey Graham and Keith Rivers.

Williams, an offensive guard, and Graham, a cornerback, both agreed to a four-year contracts with the Bulls. Linebacker Keith Rivers reportedly signed a two-year deal worth $5 million according to an AP source.

Graham's deal is worth $16 million with $5.5 million guaranteed. He provides some much needed depth in the defensive backfield after three-time Pro Bowler Jairus Byrd signed with the Saints on Tuesday. Williams joins the Bills from the Giants and will be given a chance to win the starting left guard job, a position that caused Buffalo some problems in 2013.

With the Bills only have two linebackers under contract, the signing of Rivers provides both depth and coverage for the likely departure of free agent Arthur Moats.

Emmanuel Sanders visited Jacksonville and he really liked it

Meanwhile on the rumors front, Adam Schefter reported that free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders visited the Jaguars facility on Wednesday and had a great time. Sanders also apparently spent some time with the Buccaneers as well on Wednesday but there's no word on whether or not he really liked it.

We'll have to wait and see.

Sanders has steadily improved each season since entering the league after being drafted in the 3rd round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Steelers. 2013 was his best season in the league, setting career highs for receptions, total yardage and touchdowns.

Matt Shaughnessy visits with Patriots but looks to be staying in Arizona

Linebacker Matt Shaughnessy talked with New England on Wednesday but Kent Somers reports that he's going to sign a new two-year deal with the Cardinals.

Shaughnessy was drafted by the Raiders in 2009, signing a four-year deal with Oakland. He played well his first two seasons but struggled with injuries in 2011 and spent most of the year on injured reserve. He signed a one-year deal with the Cardinals in 2013, playing in all 16 games and tallying 36 tackles and three sacks.

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