NFL free agency began Thursday as a flurry of expected moves were finalized. Then there were a few surprises.
The Browns, Jaguars, Eagles and Ravens were the most active teams as the new league year began at 4 p.m. ET while the Redskins saw several players jump ship.
The biggest surprise was the trade of quarterback Brock Osweiler from Houston to Cleveland in a move that included multiple draft picks.
The Browns, Jaguars, Ravens and Eagles are the early winners as free agency begins while the Redskins and Texans had a rough day.
Here are five takeaways from the first day of free agency.
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The Cubs have added and lost some significant talent this offseason following their World Series title. Key departures from the roster include closer Arolid Chapman and outfielder Dexter Fowler, free agents who left for the Yankees and Cardinals, respectively, and backup catcher David Ross retired.
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