There is intrigue surrounding many players, although the quarterbacks, as usual, take center stage.Will Houston or Denver swing a trade for Dallas quarterback Tony Romo? Or will they wait until he becomes a free agent?”It is implied that we will work in the best way we can for the mutual interest of Tony and the Cowboys,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told Dallas reporters in Indianapolis this past weekend. “That was just implied. That’s important here. Now we’ve got to abide by every league rule. We can’t have agreements without it being within the boundaries of the NFL.”But when you’ve got a situation like we got, we’ll do the do-right rule. That’s it. Very important. We do the do-right rule. We have that kind of relationship.”Most believe that includes Romo agreeing not to sign with the division-rival Redskins if Kirk Cousins is traded to San Francisco.Jones added, “What I’m really saying is that I do not know how, what we will end up with whether it will be a trade, whether it will be a release, whether it will be neither. I do not know at this time. All scenarios have been well-considered and thought out. Now we’ve just got to see where the reality is.”He’s considering options. Obviously, we all know that he’s going to have the opportunity to look at whatever situation, if there are situations. He’s going to have an opportunity to look at it. He gets to say and control this situation every bit as much as we do.”One quarterback that could move quickly is Tampa Bay free agent Mike Glennon. The Buccaneers have reportedly offered Glennon in the range of $7-$8 million to stay, but that is Jameis Winston’s team and Glennon wants the opportunity to start. The Bears are where many believe he will end up, and Glennon signed with agent David Dunn just in time for the beginning of the 52-hour negotiating period.Free-agent whispersThe big story circulating Tuesday were reports that the Los Angeles Rams are trying to trade cornerback Trumaine Johnson. Johnson was franchised for the second straight year and Monday signed the $16.74 million tender … Running back Adrian Peterson is supposedly interested in signing with the Patriots for a less-than-market deal. Of course, there might not be much of a market for a back that turns 32 on March 21 … Speedy wide receiver Torrey Smith was added to the market Tuesday when he was released by the 49ers, and San Francisco also released safety Antoine Bethea. San Diego set free guard/tackle D.J. Fluker, cornerback Brandon Flowers and wide receiver Stevie Johnson … Baltimore released safety Kendrick Lewis and cornerback Shareece Wright … Cleveland wide receiver Terrelle Pryor has supposedly garnered interest from the Giants, 49ers, Titans, Eagles and Steelers, although reports in Pittsburgh say the Steelers aren’t interested.The Cowboys, according to espn.com, restructured the contract of linebacker Sean Lee to free up more than $5 million in salary-cap space. Previously, the Cowboys did new deals with tackle Tyron Smith and center Travis Frederick … Dallas and Philadelphia are said to have interest in wide receiver Kenny Britt (Rams), while Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon could be headed to the Rams or 49ers … Redskins defensive end Chris Baker is talking to Denver, Indianapolis and Tampa Bay, while the Broncos are also intrigued by Chargers running back Danny Woodhead … Denver is trying to re-sign tackle Russell Okung, but teams reportedly interested are the Jets, Chargers, Vikings and Giants.Arizona re-signed tight end Jermaine Gresham to a four-year contract … The Panthers were busy Tuesday re-signing defensive end Charles Johnson, safety Colin Jones and running back Fozzy Whittaker to two-year contracts. … The Bucs look like they will re-sign running back Jacquizz Rodgers.Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.
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