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Day 2 of “legal tampering” is underway in NFL free agency. Check below for live updates on the Patriots and other teams around the league as more news and rumors roll out on Twitter.

Click here for a recap of Day 1.

Live Updates

— 8:20 PM: Could pass rusher Dee Ford be on his way out of Kansas City? Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports the Chiefs and the 49ers are discussing a deal that would send Ford to San Francisco.

Ford was hit with the franchise tag by the Chiefs.

He lined up offsides in the AFC Championship Game, costing the Chiefs a crucial interception of Tom Brady late in the fourth quarter.

— 8:10 PM: The Tennessee Titans remain busy in free agency, adding former Dolphins pass rusher Cameron Wake on a three-year deal.

— 8:00 PM: The Cleveland Browns have pulled off a blockbuster trade, acquiring WR Odell Beckham Jr. from the New York Giants.

NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo was the first to report the trade.

The Patriots were rumored to have contacted the Giants last year about Beckham’s availability in a trade.

— 7:30 PM: The Cordarrelle Patterson era in New England has come to an end.

Patterson was acquired by the Patriots in a trade last year and served as their primary kick returner during the 2018 season. He was a featured part of the offense at times on gadget plays and saw some time at running back early in the season when the Patriots were dealing with injuries at the position.

— 4:15 PM: Two offensive lineman are off the board, according to Adam Schefter:

— 3:40 PM: Former Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby is headed to Houston on a 1-year deal.

2:23PM: There is at least one AFC North team that continues to inquire about Odell Beckham Jr. and engage in active discussions with the Giants, per Josina Anderson (via Field Yates).

1:47PM: Per Tom Pelissero, here are the details of Trey Flowers’ deal with the Lions: five years, $90 million total, $40 million guaranteed at signing, $56 million in total guarantees.

1:37PM: Ian Rapoport suggests that Le’Veon Bell’s decision is coming down to the Jets and Ravens.

12:51PM: Per Mike Garafolo, the Bills are signing free-agent WR Cole Beasley to a four-year deal worth $29 million.

12:50PM: Now that they won’t be signing Anthony Barr, the Jets have turned their focus to RB Le’Veon Bell and made a final offer to him, per Ian Rapoport.

12:45PM: According to Mike Garafolo, linebacker Anthony Barr got cold feet after agreeing to join the Jets and will instead stay with the Vikings. A rare free agency plot twist.

12:38PM: Per Ian Rapoport, free-agent receiver John Brown is signing with the Bills for three years and $27 million.

11:46AM: The Lions are signing free-agent tight end Jesse James to a four-year deal worth $25 million, including $11 million guaranteed, according to Ian Rapoport.

11:05AM: Per Ian Rapoport, the Packers are signing free-agent safety Adrian Amos to a four-year deal worth $37 million. It’s structured so Amos gets $21 million in the first two years.

10:59AM: Free-agent DT Danny Shelton currently has two visits scheduled for this week, according to Josina Anderson.

10:58AM: Adam Schefter reports that veteran linebacker Thomas Davis is signing with the Chargers.

10:20AM: According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, the Packers are also signing free-agent pass rusher Preston Smith in addition to Za’Darius Smith.

9:51AM: Dianna Russini reports that the Texans are expected to sign free-agent safety Tashaun Gipson.

9:17AM: The agency for free-agent tackle Ja’Waun James confirmed that he’s signing with the Denver Broncos for four years and $51 million, including $32 million guaranteed.

8:53AM: Former Ravens edge rusher Za’Darius Smith is expected to sign with the Packers, according to Ian Rapoport.

8:46AM: Free-agent former Ravens LB Terrell Suggs is getting a one-year, $7 million deal from the Cardinals, per Adam Schefter.

7:52AM: Adam Schefter reports that the Browns are expected to sign free-agent DT Sheldon Richardson to a three-year deal.

6:14AM: Per Ian Rapoport, the Jets are signing former Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley to a five-year, $85 million deal with $51 million guaranteed.

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