The move clears $2.5 million in salary off of Cincinnati's books. Cook turns 31 this summer and graded out negatively both as a pass and run blocker in Pro Football Focus' 2013 ratings. The Bengals now figure to turn to Mike Pollak at center. They recently kept Pollak on a three-year, $5 million deal.
Broncos re-signed WR Andre Caldwell to a two-year contract.
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According to Profootballtalk, the deal is worth a max of $3.45 million. Caldwell's 2014 base salary is likely in the neighborhood of $1 million. A six-year veteran, Caldwell caught just 16 passes last season. Even if Eric Decker walks, Caldwell shouldn't see a major uptick in production.
ESPN Boston says to keep an eye on free agent Emmanuel Sanders for the Patriots.
Remember that the Patriots signed Sanders to a restricted free agent offer sheet last offseason and are now letting Julian Edelman test the open market. Along with restricted free agent Andrew Hawkins, Sanders is a fast and quick option that can ply both inside and outside.