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2012 Free Agency Movers And Shakers

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We'll continue to have our Open Thread going for you all throughout the day, but we'll have this post up about the moves, visits and other free agency happenings throughout the day and night. We'll update it as we hear pertinent news. Keep your eyes on this post for rumors we hear about possible Bengals free agent targets. We'll post separate articles about anything we hear specifically on the Bengals.

Click the jump to see what's happening.

+ Wide receiver Pierre Garcon is apparently talking about a contract with the Washington Redskins. He has also been linked to the Rams. UPDATE: Garcon has signed with the Redskins. UPDATE: Garcon's contract has been said to be a five-year, $42 million deal, with $21 million guaranteed.

+ The highly-coveted guard, Carl Nicks is being pursued by the Buccaneers and the Eagles.

+ Wide receiver Laurent Robinson is set to visit the Jaguars, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. UPDATE: Both the Cardinals and Cowboys are vying for Robinson's services before he heads to Jacksonville. UPDATE: The San Diego Chargers are also interested in Robinson.

Wide receiver Vincent Jackson has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ending his tumultuous career in San Diego.

+ The Buffalo Bills are diving head-first into free agency, bringing both Mario Williams and Robert Meachem in for a visit. UPDATE: The Rams are also making an attempt at Meachem.

+ The St. Louis Rams will get the first visit with cornerback, Cortland Finnegan, according to Tony Softli, as well as the Cowboys, Buccanneers and one "surprise team".

+ Martellus Bennett, a tight end that the Bengals have had some interest with in the past, is set to visit the New York Giants.

+ Embattled safety, Brandon Merriweather is set to visit the Broncos, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

+ Highly-coveted cornerback, Brandon Carr is set to visit the Cowboys. Speaking of Dallas, they released Terrance Newman earlier today. UPDATE: NFL Network's Michael Lombardi is hearing that Carr could be getting north of $7 million per year with the Cowboys.

+ The Rams are interested in former Saints cornerback, Tracy Porter.

+ Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver, Curtis Lofton, will be heading to Tampa Bay with Vincent Jackson, making their day quite productive. UPDATE: This tweet we referenced was premature, Lofton hasn't signed with Tampa yet.

+ The Redskins are having a productive day as well, as they are inching towards a deal with wide receiver Josh Morgan, shortly after signing Garcon.

+ Free Agent quarterback, Chad Henne will be visiting the Seahawks and Jaguars, according to Jeff Darlington of The Miami Herald.

+ According to Sports Illustrated's Don Banks, quarterback Matt Flynn has his sights set on Miami and Seattle ahead of Cleveland. A lot will depend on where Peyton Manning ends up.

+ Most people have the Bengals pegged as a likely destination for former Raiders running back, Michael Bush, but according to his Twitter account, he's currently visiting the state of Arizona. It hasn't been confirmed if he's visiting the Cardinals or not, yet. UPDATE: According to Kent Somers, the Cardinals are interested in Bush along with his former teammate, Chas Schillens.

+ The Redskins are looking for their third wide receiver on the day. With Garcon and Morgan in the fold, they are setting their sights on Eddie Royal. UPDATE: It appears as if the Redskins have struck a deal with Royal.

+ The 49ers, Redskins and Buccaneers are all interested in the services of cornerback, Eric Wright.

+ As our own Josh Kirkendall reports, Ravens guard Ben Grubbs is set to visit the Saints after the high interest in Carl Nicks.

+ The Colts and their new coach, Chuck Pagano, are bringing in Ravens defensive lineman Cory Redding for a visit.

+ The Panthers have cut their starting guard, Travelle Wharton.

+ The Seahawks have agreed to terms with their massive defensive lineman, Red Bryant. His contract was for five years, $35 million with $14.5 million guaranteed.

+ Former Colts G.M. and current ESPN contributor, Bill Polian, calls the Peyton Manning race a "dead heat" between the Titans and Broncos.

+ Panthers offensive lineman, Geoff Schwartz will be visiting the Lions on Friday.

+ The hulk-like safety, LaRon Landry will be making quite a few visits this week. The Jets, Eagles, Lions and Bears are all reportedly interested.

+ Linebacker David Hawthorne is getting interest from the Seahawks and the Saints.

+ The Titans are bringing in veteran defensive end John Abraham

+ Eagles defensive lineman Trent Cole is talking with the club about a new contract.

+ Recently-released offensive tackle, Eric Winston, will be visiting Miami. He's been touted as a top-five right tackle in the NFL.

+ There has been nary a peep on wide receiver Mario Manningham today, likely showing him overvaluing himself to teams.

+ The Jets have signed free agent linebacker, Bryan Thomas to a one-year deal.

+ Former Titans guard (an underrated one), Jake Scott, will be visiting the Cardinals.