The deadline for the most important players on the biggest deals of the offseason is approaching, and many of them are expected to be on the move in a hurry.
Here’s a look at five players whose contracts are up in the coming weeks.
Here are five players who could be on their way out of the league, including three who could get traded:QB Matthew Stafford, $16 million, the Detroit LionsQB Matthew Bradford, $11 million, Minnesota VikingsQB Kirk Cousins, $8.4 million, Washington RedskinsThe Eagles have traded quarterback Carson Wentz to the Browns, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Browns also announced that they’ve acquired quarterback DeShone Kizer from the Eagles.
Kizer, who has a cap hit of $16.9 million, was in a contract year with the Eagles in 2018 and was set to earn $6 million in base salary.
He also would have become an unrestricted free agent next offseason.
The Vikings have traded receiver Xavier Rhodes to the Steelers, according the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
The Steelers signed Rhodes to a three-year, $12.1 million deal on March 2.
They have agreed to a two-year deal with Rhodes.
Pittsburgh is also expected to trade cornerback Kevin King, who signed a two year, $4.75 million deal with the Vikings on Thursday.
King, who played with the Browns from 2018-20, has struggled this season.
He’s had six interceptions and two fumbles, both career lows.
The Bengals have also traded defensive end Joey Bosa to the Raiders, according ESPN’s Ed Werder.
Bosa, who was traded from Atlanta in a deal with Tampa Bay in 2018, is expected to become a free agent in 2019.
The Dolphins have traded cornerback Tracy Porter to the Jaguars, according Yahoo’s Mike Garafolo.
The Jaguars have signed cornerback Tracy Butler to a five-year contract, according NFL Network’s Mike Florio.
The Texans have traded wide receiver Andre Johnson to the Saints, according The Houston Chronicle.
Johnson, who joined the Texans in 2017, is under contract through 2019.
Johnson had a breakout season with the Texans and led the team in catches with 45.