Tight end Anthony McCoy has agreed to terms to stay in Seattle with the Seahawks, Yahoo! Sports reports on Monday. McCoy tore his Achilles in an OTA workout last May. The deal is expected to be finalized on Tuesday.
Former Lions safety Louis Delmasagreed to terms on a one-year, $3.5 million deal with the Dolphins, according to Pro Football Talk on Monday. The deal will become official once the free agency period begins on Tuesday.
Delmas was a full-time starter with Detroit in 2013, finishing the season with 64 tackles and three interceptions.
The Saints did not tender two of their restricted free agents, fullback Jed Collins and receiver Joe Morgan, because they can't justify paying either $1.4 million in 2014, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Both became unrestricted free agents, with the team hoping to re-sign them at a lower price.
Collins is a valuable lead blocker in the running game, and Morgan is a dangerous deep threat when healthy.
The Bears are trying to trade defensive end Julius Peppers, but a deal is unlikely, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Peppers is scheduled to count $18.2 million against the cap in 2014 and seems headed for outright release.
Free agent left tackle Branden Albert is leaving the Chiefs for the Dolphins, who will pay him $10 million annually, reports CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora. The deal won't be made official until after 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday.
Broncos guard Chris Kuper, who's been bothered by a persistent ankle problem, has retired after eight NFL seasons, reports the Denver Post. Kuper, 31, was drafted by the Broncos in 2006 and started from 2007 through 2011.
Kuper's decision creates nearly $6 million in cap room for the Broncos.