The evening has been busy for agents and GMs.
The Las Vegas Raiders have agreed on a contract with free agent quarterback Marcus Mariota to provide an experienced backup behind starter Derek Carr.
A person familiar with the deal said Monday the Raiders reached the deal with the former No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 draft. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal can't be signed until the start of the league year on Wednesday.
The Raiders were one of the teams rumored to be in the running for Tom Brady if he decided to leave New England as a free agent. They ended up with Mariota instead to give coach Jon Gruden a proven backup who could also challenge Carr for the starting role.
A person with knowledge of the deal says the New York Jets and former Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle George Fant have agreed to terms on a three-year contract worth $30 million.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday night because the contract can't be signed until Wednesday, when the NFL's new league year begins.
ESPN first reported the Jets' agreement with Fant, saying it includes $13.7 million in guaranteed money.
The 27-year-old Fant was signed by Seattle as an undrafted free agent out of Western Kentucky in 2016. He has played in 46 games, while starting in 24. The 6-foot-5, 322-pound offensive lineman can play left and right tackle, filling a need at either spot for New York. Both of last year's primary starters -- left tackle Kelvin Beachum and right tackle Brandon Shell -- are unrestricted free agents.
Fant was a power forward for Western Kentucky's basketball team and didn't join the football team until his final season, playing tight end. He converted to tackle after signing with Seattle and became a starter as a rookie.
It was the first move of the legal tampering period for Jets general manager Joe Douglas.
— Dennis Waszak Jr. reporting from New York.
A person with knowledge of the move says the Washington Redskins are signing guard Wes Schweitzer. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anoymity because the contract cannot be signed until Wednesday.
Schweitzer figures to compete for the starting left guard job as Washington replaces Ereck Flowers. The Redskins already placed the franchise tag on starting right guard Brandon Scherff.
Schweitzer is going into his fourth NFL season after spending the first three with the Atlanta Falcons.
A person familiar with the negotiations says linebacker Kyle Van Noy has agreed to a $51 million, four-year contract with the Miami Dolphins.
The person confirmed the deal on the condition of anonymity because the NFL signing period hasn't begun. Van Noy tweeted “MiamiDolphins” with emojis wearing sunglasses.
Van Noy started the past three seasons for New England and totaled 15½ sacks, including a career-high 6½ last year. He’ll upgrade a Miami pass rush that finished last in the NFL in 2019 with 23 sacks.
— Steven Wine reporting from Miami