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With The NFL Doing OTAs right about Now, LockedIN Magazine thought we should take a Look at whats going on in the NFL as the Clock ticks leading to the Opening Kick Off. Tons of signings going on…

After nine seasons in the NFL and about a week with the New England Patriots, offensive lineman Jared Veldheer is calling it a career. The 31-year-old Veldheer, who primarily played tackle, is retiring, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported on Tuesday.

The Oakland Raiders are hosting tight end Erik Swoope for a workout, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Swoope, who has played for the Colts and Saints, has also worked out for the Buccaneers and Redskins and Rapoport added he should get signed soon.

San Francisco 49ers rookie defensive end Nick Bosa suffered an apparent hamstring injury during Tuesday’s OTA, NFL Network’s Omar Ruiz reported. He received treatment from a trainer and limped to the team huddle at the conclusion of practice. Kyle Shanahan said he doesn’t know the severity of the injury.

Antonio Brown was not spotted at the start of Oakland Raiders voluntary organized team activities. The superstar receiver wasn’t on the field with teammates for Tuesday’s voluntary session, as NFL Network’s MJ Acosta reported. Brown had been a participant in previous portions of the team’s voluntary offseason workouts.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are replacing the 2010 No. 3 overall pick with the 2010 No. 2 overall pick. A day after releasing Gerald McCoy, the Bucs are closing in on a one-year deal with free agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per a source informed of the deal.

The Buffalo Bills ensured pass rusher Jerry Hughes won’t be going anywhere for several more seasons. The Bills inked the defensive end to a two-year contract extension, the team announced, keeping him in Buffalo through the 2021 season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport added, per a source, the deal is for $21.35 million, including $19.75 million guaranteed with a $6.3 million signing bonus.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ tight end meeting room finally has a new face. The Buccaneers claimed third-year tight end Jordan Leggett off waivers on Tuesday, a day after he was let go by the New York Jets. A fifth-round draft pick out of Clemson in 2017, Leggett spent his rookie season on injured reserve but returned to the field last year and appeared in 15 games with four starts.

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