NFC Divisional Playoffs - Carolina Panthers v Seattle SeahawksBruce Irvin #51 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates Kam Chancellor #31 interception and scoring a 90 yard touchdown in the fourth quarter thrown by Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers iduring the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at CenturyLink Field on January 10, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

by Curtis Crabtree
KJR reporter
Twitter: @Curtis_Crabtree

The 2016 league year is here and players can officially begin to change teams.

The start of free agency has been fairly muted for the Seattle Seahawks. They were able to re-sign defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin on Monday to a three-year deal. However, no other deals have yet to be reached.

Linebacker Bruce Irvin was the first departure of Seattle's unrestricted free agents. Irvin is expected to sign with the Oakland Raiders, joining Radiers defensive coordinator and former Seahawks linebacker coach Ken Norton Jr.

The Seahawks also lost defensive tackle Brandon Mebane to the San Diego Chargers and right guard J.R. Sweezy to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Mebane, the longest tenured Seahawk, agreed to a three-year deal with the Chargers.

Seattle had reportedly tried to keep Mebane and Sweezy before the start of free agency, but lost out to the Chargers and Buccaneers.

The Seahawks have also been trying to re-sign left tackle Russell Okung, but nothing has happened so far.

Seattle is also kicking the tires on defensive end Chris Clemons. The former Seahawk was released by Jacksonville and Seattle is looking into a return engagement with Clemons to add depth to their pass rush.

It's been a busy day around the league. Here's an update of some of the biggest moves in the NFL.

The New York Giants signed former Miami Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon to a reportedly massive five-year, $85 million deal with $52.5 million guaranteed. That would be a record among defensive ends.

Former Denver Broncos defensive end Malik Jackson agreed to a large contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars as well.

With Michael Bennett arguably a better player than Vernon and Jackson, he'll want a raise that much more this offseason. And he'll be asking for that much more as well.

The Houston Texans have pried quarterback Brock Osweiler away from the Denver Broncos, per Rand Getlin of the NFL Network. Reportedly a four-year, $72 million deal - $18 million a year - for a quarterback with seven career starts. The Texans have also agreed to a deal with former Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller.

Former Jets running back Chris Ivory is also set to join the Jaguars once free agency begins.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have locked up running back Doug Martin. According to multiple reports, Martin has agreed to a five-year deal that averages over $7 million a year.

Former Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack has reached a deal with the Atlanta Falcons. Browns receiver Travis Benjamin is signing with the San Diego Chargers.

The Giants also reached an agreement with former Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins.

The New York Jets have reached an agreement with former Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte.

The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to deal to keep defensive end William Hayes and linebacker Mark Barron.