Early free agent news from around the NFL

Mar 4, 2010 at 8:18 PM--


As most know, the Chargers placed the first and third-round tender on Darren Sproles on Thursday.

NFL.com's Steve Wyche reports that the Atlanta Falcons are likely to land cornerback Dunta Robinson.

Antrel Rolle is scheduled to visit with the New York Giants on Friday. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported that the Dolphins have already made a five-year offer to Rolle. The Chicago Tribune also reports that the Bears are interested in Rolle.

Another big name free agent is defensive end Julius Peppers. The Houston Chronicle reports that the Redskins are ready to lock up Peppers.

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Chargers have traded cornerback Antonio Cromartie to the New York Jets for a 2011 third-round pick.

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