Emerald Madden League: 2017 Offseason Recap

The Emerald Madden League is a Madden NFL 15 Connected Franchise league for Xbox One. For league details, click here. To join, email me with your Xbox Live gamertag. Here’s the recap of the offseason after the 2017 season. User teams in caps.

Retirements

Dallas
CB Brent Grimes

Jacksonville
LE Red Bryant
RT Doug Free
WR Wes Welker

New York Giants
LOLB Quentin Groves
LT Jason Peters

San Diego
HB Bobby Rainey
HB Ray RIce
P Mike Scifres
WR Malcom Floyd

Seattle
QB Michael Vick

Washington
RG Jahri Evans

Re-Signings

Dallas
CB Alterraun Verner – 3 years, $23.1M
QB Lee Maramarosa – 4 years, $44M
WR Terrance Williams – 2 years, $1.62M
TE A.C. Leonard – 4 years, $15M

Denver
RE Vondree Benson – 2 years, $1.8M

Jacksonville
DT Barry Cofield – 1 year, $4.4M
FB Lex Hilliard – 1 year, $1M
LG Allen Barbre – 1 year, $1.12M

New York Giants
WR Rico Jeter – 1 year, $850K
CB Chris Cook – 1 year, $1.55M

San Diego
LG Logan Mankins – 1 year, $7.9M
C Manny Ramirez – 1 year, $3.9M

Releases

Denver
WR Hakeem Nicks

New York Giants
LG Geoff Scwartz

Seattle
TE Delanie Walker
RE Greg Hardy

Trades

Dallas traded Tony Romo, a 2019 1st roiund pick, and a 2019 3rd round pick to Miami for a 2019 1st round pick.*
Dallas traded WR Terrance Williams, QB Lee Maramarosa, and a 2019 2nd round pick to New England for MLB Patrick Willis and a 2018 1st round pick (6).**
Dallas traded a 2019 4th round pick, a 2019 5th round pick, and a 2019 6th round pick to New Orleans for a 2019 3rd round pick.***
Dallas traded a 2018 1st round pick (6) to New England for a 2018 2nd round pick (38)*********
Dallas traded a 2018 2nd round pick (38) to Chicago Cougars for RT Jake Matthews.**********
Denver traded WR Neiron Anderson, WR Holmes Adeniji, and a 2018 2nd round pick (58) to Chicago Bears for a 2019 1st round pick.
Denver traded a 2019 1st round pick to Chicago Bears for a 2018 2nd round pick (58)******
New York Giants traded WR Percy Harvin, WR Rico Jeter, and CB Chris Cook to Chicago Cougars for a 2018 1st round pick (1), a 2018 5th round pick (129), and a 2018 6th round pick (161).
New York Giants traded WR Kendall Wright and MLB Mant Te’o to New Orleans for FS Lamanski Brock.
New York Giants traded SS Shamarko Thomas and 2 2018 5th round picks (129 & 152) to Green Bay for a 2018 2nd round pick (52) and 2 2018 3rd round picks (69 & 75).
New York Giants traded FS Lamanski Brock and a 2018 3rd round pick (69) to Arizona for WR Zeke Taylor and a 2018 6th round pick (179).
New York Giants traded a 2018 1st round pick (1) to San Francisco for 3 2018 1st round picks (8, 13, & 27).
New York Giants traded 2 2018 6th round picks (161 & 179) to Tennessee for a 2018 4th round pick (120).
New York Giants traded a 2018 3rd round pick (75) and a 2018 4th round pick to Chicago Cougars for a 2018 2nd round pick (64) and a 2018 7th round pick (193).
New York Giants traded a 2018 1st round pick (8), a 2018 2nd round pick (52), and a 2018 7th round pick (193) to Cleveland for 2 2018 1st round picks (21 & 24).
New York Giants traded a 2018 1st rouns pick (28) and a 2018 2nd round pick (64) to Tampa Bay for 2 2018 2nd round picks (54 & 63) and a 2018 3rd round pick (74).
New York Giants traded RT Justin Pugh and a 2018 3rd round pick (74) to Detroit for 2 2018 1st round picks (14 & 22).
New York Giants traded a 2018 1st round pick (27) and 2 2018 2nd round picks to San Francisco for RT Anthony Davis.
New York Giants traded ROLB Nigel Bradham and a a 2019 2nd round pick to Arizona for a 2018 1st round pick (19), and 2 2018 2nd round picks (37 & 51).****
New York Giants traded LOLB Justin Houston, a 2018 1st round pick (22), and a 2018 2nd round pick (37) to Tampa Bay for ROLB Lavonte David.*****
New York Giants traded CB Evince Pope, DT Michael Bennett, and a 2018 1st round pick (13) to Atlanta for CB Richard Sherman.
New York Giants traded 2 2018 1st round picks (24 & 30) to Atlanta for DT Michael Bennett.
New York Giants traded CB Tre Drummond and a 2018 2nd round pick to Houston for 2 2018 1st round picks (17 & 30).
New York Giants traded a 2018 1st round pick (19) to San Francisco for 2 2018 2nd round picks (53 & 54).
New York Giants traded a 2018 2nd round pick (53) to Tampa Bay for a 2019 2nd round pick and a 2019 7th round pick.*******
New York Giants traded a 2018 2nd round pick (54) to Arizona for a 2019 2nd round pick.********
New York Giants traded a 2018 1st round pick (21) to Green Bay for DT Haloti Ngata.
New York Giants traded SS Byran Curtis and WR Chrishon Porter to Tennessee for a 2018 1st round pick (12) and a 2018 7th round pick (204).
New York Giants traded 2 2018 1st round picks (12 & 14) to Cleveland for RG Zack Martin.
New York Giants traded RG Lorell McKay to Buffalo for 2 2018 4th round picks (116 & 123) and a 2018 7th round pick (212).
New York Giants traded 2 2018 4th round picks (116 &123) and a 2018 7th round pick (204) to Chicago Bears for a 2019 3rd round pick and a 2019 7th round pick.
Philadelphia traded HB Jamaal Charles and a 2018 5th round pick (141) to Miami for a 2018 1st round pick (3).
Philadelphia traded MLB Navorro Bowman, LG Josh Sitton, and CB Demikael Barkley to Tamp Bay for HB Doug Martin and 2 2018 1st round picks (10 & 28).
Philadelphia traded LT Nate Solder, and 2 2018 1st round picks (7 & 10) to San Francisco for 2 2018 1st round picks (1 & 5).
Philadelphia traded WR Michael FLoyd, TE Zach Ertz and a 2018 1st round pick (28) to Cleveland for 3 2018 1st round picks (8, 12, & 14).
Philadelphia traded HB David Wilson and a 2018 1st round pick (14) to Oakland for a 2018 1st round pick (4).
Philadelphia traded DT Jurrell Casey and a 2018 1st round pick (12) to San Francisco for 3 2018 1st round picks (7, 10, & 19).
Seattle traded LE Cameron Wake to Carolina for RE Greg Hardy.

*This trade was a violation of league rules. But since the only acquired asset was a draft pick in a draft not to be played, it was overlooked.
**This trade was a violation of league rules. The player was instructed to reverse the trade or remove the assets acquired from his team.
***This trae was a violation of league rules. But since the only acquired asset was a draft pick in a draft not to be played, it was overlooked.
****This trade was a violation of league rules. The player was instructed to reverse the trade or remove the assets acquired from his team.
*****This trade involved using an asset acquired from an illegal trade. The player was instructed to reverse the trade or remove the asset acquired from his team.
******This trade was allowed the trade listed above it.
*******This trade was compensation for an illegal trade.
********This trade was compensation for an illegal trade.
*********This trade was supposed to be compensation for an illegal trade, but the return was supposed to be a 2019 pick, not 2018. Player was instructed how to rectify.
**********This trade involved the pick in return from the trade note above. Player was instructed how to rectify.

Free Agent Signings

Dallas
CB Vontae Davis – 3 years, $24.5M
SS Aaron Williams – 4 years, $26.4M

Denver
DT Terrance Knighton – 1 year, $3.84M

Jacksonville
WR Brandon Marshall – 3 years, $25.8M
RT Bryan Bulaga – 4 years, $16M
LG Evan Mathis – 1 year, $7.2M
LE Terrell Sugges – 2 years, $2.32M
QB Derek Carr – 6 years, $119M
HB Stevan Ridley – 4 years, $5.08M

New York Giants
P Brandon Field – 1 year, $680K
LOLB Akeem Ayers – 1 year, $950K
WR Antonio Brown – 1 year, $950K
HB Marshawn Lynch – 1 year, $950K
CB Lardarius Webb – 1 year, $950K
CB Morris Claiborne – 1 year, $950K
MLB Lawrence Timmons – 1 year, $950K
WR Jordan Matthews – 1 year, $950K
SS Antrel Rolle – 1 year, $950K
QB – Peyton Manning – 1 year, $950K
WR Julian Edelman – 1 year, $950K
TE Scott Chandler – $950K

San Diego
WR Larry Fitzgerald – 2 years, $9.8M
CB Sean Smith – 1 year, $5.8M
DT Kyle Williams – 1 year, $5.4M
CB Brandon Browner – 1 year, $6.4M
QB A.J. McCarron – 3 years, $5.88M

Seattle
P Spencer Lanning – 1 year, $730K
ROLB Dee Ford – 4 years, $19M
HB Darren McFadden – 2 years, $2.8M
HB C.J. Spiller – 2 years, $2.22M
TE Dennis Pitta – 2 years, $6.32M
TE Kyle Rudolph – 4 years, $14.3M
QB Drew Brees – 1 year, $1.75M
K Bryan Vasquez – 1 year, $640K
RE Dion Jordan – 4 years, $15.8M
WR Kelvin Benjamin – 2 years, $2.2M
CB Justin Gilbert – 5 years, $55.5M
WR Sammy Watkins – 5 years, $34M

Washington
TE Jace Amaro – 2 years, $2.2M
RG Kyle Long – 4 years, $15.8M
RE Ezekiel Ansah – 4 years, $14.6M
CB Alfonzo Dennard – 2 years, $6.64M
LG Xavier Su’a-Filo – 4 years, $5.96M
RE Devon Still – 2 years, $4.19M
TE Ladarius Green – 4 years, $8.64M
LT Billy Turner – 2 years, $1.46M
RT Mitchell Schwartz – 4 years, $3.48M
CB Jeremy Lane – 2 years, $4.6M

Draft Picks

Denver
1-DT Banks Mack
2-WR Taviouzie Raymond
3-WR Chioke Myrick
4-TE Latteral Gholston
5-RT Kip Lucas
6-ROLB Clifton Barclay
7-TE Josh Estes

Jacksonville
1-DT Deon’tae Flowers
2-C Julian Taylor
3-DT Shanard Hobbs
4-CB Dionte Sims
5-QB Mike Rowland
6-WR Tajh Farrell
7-CB T.J. Conley
7-K Damon Thigpen

Minnesota
4-WR Sharrif Dotson
5-Darqueze Raymond
6-ROLB Lefi Chapman
7-FB Josh Hunter

New York Giants
1-LOLB Jamie Tarpley
7-WR Sinilau McRoy

Philadelphia
1-WR Nico Ward
1-CB Avius Graham
1-TE Byron Everett
1-LOLB Couri Barber
1-DT Clifford Priester
1-QB Luke Strong
1-CB Zavian Phillips

San Diego
1-MLB Mick Beck
2-WR Richie Turner
3-CB Rodnell Cofield
4-ROLB Jatashun Hill
4-HB Kendrick Miller
5-CB Jacorie Knox
6-SS Jawan Travis

Seattle
2-CB Giovannu Thomas
2-CB Lo Spain
3-RE K.C. Atkins
3-CB Jeron Barclay
3-WR Pone Cook
5-RE Princeton Collins
5-CB Terry Beckwith
5-QB Khris Hendrix
6-FB Femi Topa
6-CB Sherard Royster
6-CB Kadaryl Lunsford
7-Lenard Lunsford

Washington
1-C Risean James
2-LG Theo Blair
2-HB Adrain Norwood
3-QB Markeese Myrick
4-LOLB Javares Durham
4-CB Chrishon Myers
5-FS Kirkland Lindley
5-HB Jordunn Irvin
5-WR Marshawn Ferrell
6-DT Deonte Carpenter
6-FB Leron Evans
6-CB Lawrence Tarpley
7-SS Chandler McKinney
7-RE Zane Lowe
7-TE Stephen Mims
7-LT Jordon Clay
7-K Quinston Rodriguez

Relocated Teams

New York Giants are now the Toronto Huskies
Philadelphia Eagles are now the Los Angeles Dragons
San Diego Chargers are now the London Black Knights

Preseason Free Agent Signings

Dallas
QB Josh Johnson
P Ryan Quigley

Denver
MLB Anthony Hitchens
P Ronny Pace
QB Mark Sanchez

Jacksonville
ROLB Bjoern Werner

London
P Julliam Lopez
K Alex Henery
TE Taylor Thompson

Los Angeles
K Shaun Suisham

Minnesota
LOLB Aldrin Hicks
QB Brian Hoyer
QB Ryan Mallett
P Ryan Allen
TE Bob Floyd

Seattle
DT Duran Tucker
DT Antwaun Hennings
ROLB Orville Little
LE Bensly Chaney

Preseason Releases

Jacksonville
WR Tajh Farrell
LG Coco Harvin
HB Leo Powell
LG Allen Barbre
WR Marqise Lee

Seattle
DT Prince Rogers
HB Marcus Lattimore

Washington
LG Carl Nicks
TE Stephen Mims
LT Billy Turner
MLB Sean Weatherspoon
RE Devon Still
FB Leron Evans
LG Jay Johns
C Cornell Gooden
DT Deonte Carpenter
HB Jordunn Irvin
SS Chandler McKinney
FS Kirkland Lindley
LOLB Khiry Moody
WR Marshawn Ferrell
CB Lawrence Tarpley
LT Jordon Clay

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