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Former Raiders S Tyvon Branch will visit the Redskins Wednesday after today's visit with the Colts.

The Colts and Redskins are both teams in desperate need of safety help. The Colts have let both Mike Adams and LaRon Landry head to free agency while the Redskins are stuck with young unproven players in his defensive backfield. Branch is still just 28, but hasn't been able to stay on the field the past two years because of multiple injuries. Analysis: Drew Phelps

Bills announced they've acquired QB Matt Cassel from the Vikings for undisclosed draft choices.

This has to make EJ Manuel feel all warm and fuzzy inside. He already had to sit more than half a season behind Kyle Orton and now he'll have Matt Cassel looking over his shoulder. The Bills obviously don't have faith that Manuel can be their guy going forward and this is their "Plan B." Analysis: Drew Phelps

Andre Johnson's representation officially asked the Texans Wednesday that he be released rather than traded.

Johnson's camp can ask all they want but the Texans want to get whatever they can for their aging superstar. The team that has showed the most interest is the Baltimore Ravens. Ozzie Newsome has a great track record with bringing in "old" wide receivers like Derrick Mason, Anquan Boldin, and Steve Smith Sr. The Ravens could use the help as it looks like Torrey Smith is on his way out of Baltimore. Baltimore is currently strapped for cap space, but could make cuts and restructure deals to create room. He would be a perfect fit for the Trestman offense.  Analysis: Drew Phelps

It's unlikely the Steelers will bring back Troy Polamalu for the 2015 season.

Troy Polamalu is a proud man and the report is that he will not let the Steelers release him, he'll just retire from the NFL. His play over the past few seasons has declined and Pittsburgh just can't pay $8.25 million for that kind of production. The Steelers 2013 fourth-round draft pick Shamarko Thomas seems to be the heir apparent to Polamalu. Analysis: Drew Phelps

Free agent WR Brian Hartline is visiting the Bears Wednesday.

Tough to fit into the Bears system as anything more than an afterthought receiver with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery leading the way. Still, Hartline could fit in as the third option but his fantasy upside would be minimal. Analysis: Howard Bender

After learning that he would not be returning to the Buffalo Bills, C.J. Spiller told a reporter, "I'm pretty sure Chip has my agent's phone number."

No, this isn't an episode of Trading Spaces. Spiller's quote was probably an off-hand remark in the wake of hearing he would not be returning to Bills camp this summer. Arizona, New York (Jets), San Francisco and Miami are already being linked to the explosive back, but it's much too early to put a finger on his eventual landing spot. The Eagles could be interested in a pass-catching, open-field running back like Spiller. Stay tuned.  Analysis: Spencer Silva

The Raiders could be interested in free agent wide receiver Randall Cobb.

Raiders' GM Reggie McKenzie drafted Cobb in his final year as the Packers' Director of Player Personnel. McKenzie apparently wants to reunite Cobb with his former mentor James Jones, who signed with the Raiders last offseason and was the team's most consistent receiver throughout the 2014 season. The question is, would the Raiders be able to convince Cobb to sign with them? They'll likely need to comfortably outbid the next highest bidder to earn rights to his services. If this scenario were to actually come to fruition, Derek Carr would get a nice boost in fantasy value.  Analysis: Spencer Silva

ESPN's Josina Anderson reports that the Cardinals, Jets, Dolphins and 49ers are among C.J. Spiller's potential suitors.

Spiller had spoken openly about his desire to return to Buffalo this offseason. However, the news dropped that the Bills traded for LeSean McCoy, signaling the end of an era for Spiller. He never fulfilled his potential in Buffalo, mostly stifled by nagging injuries, and he'll be fascinating in a different system. The upside is immense, and depending on whether or not he gets a gig as a leadback, he could be a prime RB2 candidate in drafts this fall.  Analysis: Spencer Silva

The Colts are one of the five teams Adrian Peterson listed that he'd like to play for.

Peterson apparently has a short list of teams he'd like to be traded to, and the Colts are one of them, apparently. The move would make sense: the Colts have plenty of cap space, Trent Richardson is terrible and Ahmad Bradshaw is a free agent. Simply put, the Indy backfield is nothing but sand and tumbleweeds.  Analysis: Spencer Silva

Greg Hardy will meet with NFL officials Wednesday regarding his domestic violence case.

Hardy played in just one game for the Panthers last season before being placed on the commissioners-exempt list. The NFLPA wants Hardy to be reinstated immediately, but whether that actually happens remains to be seen. If Hardy is reinstated, several teams will be vying for his services. Analysis: David Kerr

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and G.M. Rick Spielman will fly to Houston on Wednesday to meet with Adrian Peterson.

This whole Adrian Peterson saga is completely played out and now Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer will travel to Houston and make his pitch to retain the star running back. It is anyone's guess as to how this situation will play out, but it seems clear that the Vikings want to bring Peterson back in 2015. We'll have analysis once the results of the meeting between Peterson and Zimmer concludes. Analysis: David Kerr

Ted Ginn Jr. visited with the Titans Tuesday and is expected to meet with the 49ers on Wednesday.

Ginn Jr. is familiar with the 49ers as he played with the team between 2010-2012. Where ever he lands, Ginn Jr. will certainly be a key member of the return time with occasional snaps on offense. Analysis: David Kerr

Cowboys are pretty confident that they’ll have a chance at re-signing running back DeMarco Murray.

This is great news for the Cowboys and their fans. It is no secret that Murray would like to stay in Dallas, but as always, money is the real issue. While Murray is a very important piece this offseason, Dallas is also trying to lock up Dez Bryant. At this point, the Cowboys should be considered the favorites to retain Murray, but it may be awhile before anything is official. Analysis: David Kerr

C.J. Spiller said the Bills have informed him he'll be cut.

With the blockbuster news that the Bills have traded for LeSean "Shady" McCoy this move had to be expected. Many teams have already been rumored to be interested in Spiller as he is an explosive player with great pass catching ability out of the back field. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba

Colts are signing long snapper Matt Overton to contract extension.

Overton was a named to the 2013 Pro Bowl as a long snapper and has appeared in all 48 games since signing with the Colts back in 2012. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba
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