Former Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman reached a three-year agreement early Saturday with the New Orleans Saints, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Coleman stays in NFC South at a time when New Orleans is expected to lose free-agent safety Kenny Vaccaro.
The Panthers released Coleman on Feb. 26, clearing $2.65 million in salary-cap space.
Mens Ronald Darby Jersey Coleman, who will turn 30 in July, signed a three-year extension with the Panther in 2016 worth $17 million with $7 million guaranteed.
The Flyers already addressed their biggest area of need (goaltending) in acquiring Petr Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings. While Philly is (quite incredibly) poised for the playoffs, maybe now is the time to go for a big name.
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We know the Sharks need help at center, and they acquired a fourth-line option in veteran Eric Fehr from Toronto. Is that their big move? Maybe. But we don’t know whether it’s enough.
When Nazem Kadri ripped out a chunk of Joe Thornton’s beard last month, we’ll be honest: We thought it was pretty gross. So we asked NHL players to share the most disgusting things they’ve seen during a game. Warning: Don’t read this on an empty stomach.
However, that only puts even more emphasis on evaluating the hidden gems that hit the market. A good free-agent signing on a cheap contract can put a team ahead of the curve just as well as hitting on a good quarterback prospect — particularly if he is still young enough to be in his prime.
In building this list, I find myself looking more and more at injured players each year. Injuries are big factors for NFL front offices, but they also represent a buying opportunity for other teams. The fear of the unknown is a great place to find a bargain. As such, some of this list will bomb, while some of it will flourish. C’est la vie. Better to release a guy early and free up a roster spot than spend three years with an unplayable Chad Henne, talking up Brandon Sutter Jersey his intangibles.
An absolute non-factor in fantasy for the first three months of the season, Vlasic has now been enjoying a sustained hot streak that forces him into the rankings. That’s despite the fact that he has a documented 11-year NHL career with little to no fantasy relevance to show for it. But, since Jan. 1, Vlasic has 18 points in 23 games, including five multi-point contests. He had only two multi-point games all of last season and none prior to January this season.