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Colts Sign Spencer Ware

Apr 30, 2019 12:31 PM

The Indianapolis Colts have signed Spencer Ware.

The Colts didn't select a running back in the NFL draft.

Ware joins a backfield led by Marlon Mack. The Colts also have Nyheim Hines, Jordan Wilkins and Jonathan Williams on the depth chart.

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Ezekiel Ansah Meets With Seahawks

Apr 30, 2019 8:34 AM

The Seattle Seahawks hosted Ezekiel Ansah for a free-agent visit on Monday, according to a report.

Since hitting free agency, the defensive lineman has visited with the Baltimore Ravens, New Orleans Saints and Buffalo Bills.

The Seahawks could use Ansah as a partial replacement for Frank Clark, who they traded to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Eagles Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On Carson Wentz

Apr 30, 2019 8:30 AM

As expected, the Philadelphia Eagles have exercised the fifth-year option on Carson Wentz's rookie contract.

Wentz is set to earn $8.5 million this coming season. He'll make more than $20 million in 2020, the fifth and final year of his rookie deal.

The Eagles drafted the quarterback second overall in 2016.

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Justin Tucker Signs Record-Breaking $20.45M Extension With Ravens

Apr 24, 2019 1:17 PM

Justin Tucker has signed a four-year, $20.45 million contract extension with the Baltimore Ravens. The deal is the richest ever for a kicker.

The deal includes $12.5 million in fully guaranteed money for Tucker.

Tucker was scheduled to become a free agent after the 2019 season.

Tucker has converted an NFL record 90.1 percent of his field goal attempts.

Tucker joined the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Texas.

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Ben Roethlisberger Signs Two-Year, $63M Extension With Steelers

Apr 24, 2019 10:47 AM

Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to a contract extension through the 2021 season.

Roethlisberger had one year left on a four-year, $87.6 million deal he signed in 2015. 

The deal will essentially guarantee Roethlisberger retires with the NFL.

Pittsburgh has lost both Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell this offseason amid questions of Roethlisberger's leadership.

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Cowboys Exercise Fifth-Year Option On Ezekiel Elliott

Apr 24, 2019 8:07 AM

The Dallas Cowboys have exercised their fifth-year option on Ezekiel Elliott.

Whether or not a long-term deal is reached remains to be seen.

Elliott led the league in rushing as a rookie and again last year.

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Chris Harris Wants New Deal Or Trade From Broncos

Apr 24, 2019 8:02 AM

Chris Harris, Jr. has told the Denver Broncos that he wants a new contract.

If the team doesn't give him a new deal, the cornerback wants to be traded, according to sources.

Harris is entering the final year of his contract.

He has not attended the team's voluntary offseason program, including the team's first minicamp last week.

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Marshawn Lynch To Retire From NFL Again

Apr 24, 2019 7:37 AM

Marshawn Lynch is planning on retiring from the NFL again.

Lynch first retired in February of 2016, Tweeting the announcement during the Super Bowl.

Lynch applied for reinstatement in 2017 and was traded by the Seattle Seahawks to his hometown Oakland Raiders.

The Raiders plan to spend an early draft pick on a running back.

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Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers Hope To Finalize Extension Before Draft

Apr 23, 2019 5:59 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger are negotiating a contract extension in hopes of getting a deal done before the start of Thursday's draft.

The two sides have been holding talks since the end of the season and have made progress of late.

Roethlisberger is now 37 and is entering the final season of his current contract.

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Josh Gordon Signs Restricted Free Agent Tender With Patriots

Apr 23, 2019 5:35 PM

Josh Gordon has officially signed his restricted free agent tender with the New England Patriots.

Gordon is uncertain to play in 2019, but he will play with the Patriots when he does return.

Gordon was traded by the Cleveland Browns to the Patriots in September of last season.

Gordon announced on Dec. 20th that he was stepping away from football due to mental health issues. Gordon is facing an indefinite ban for violating terms of his reinstatement.

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Grady Jarrett Signs $15.2M Franchise Tag With Falcons
The Falcons placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Jarrett in March, just a few days before the 2015 fifth-round pick would have hit free agency.

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Chargers Exercise 2020 Option on Joey Bosa
Joey Bosa was the third overall pick three years ago.

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Bills Sign T.J. Yeldon To Two-Year Contract
T.J. Yeldon joins a Buffalo backfield that already includes Frank Gore and LeSean McCoy.

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Washington Signs Matt Ioannidis To Three-Year, $21.75M Extension
Matt Ioannidis recorded a career-high 7.5 sacks last season and now has 12 for his career.

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Cowboys Having 'Active Discussions' With Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper
Earlier this offseason, the Cowboys extended DeMarcus Lawrence.

Charean Williams/Pro Football Talk

Patriots Agree To Sign Demaryius Thomas
Demaryius Thomas spent the end of last season with the Texans.

Field Yates/ESPN

Russell Wilson Agrees To Four-Year, $140M Extension With Seahawks
Russell Wilson's annual average of $35 million per season eclipses Aaron Rodgers' extension signed last year.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Jadeveon Clowney, Texans Aren't Close On New Deal
Jadeveon Clowney won't be involved when the team starts its offseason program on Monday.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Nate Sudfeld Signs Tender With Eagles
Nate Sudfeld has signed his second-round restricted free agent tender and will participate in the start of offseason programs with the Eagles.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Russell Wilson Won't Sign Long-Term Deal With Seahawks Beyond April 15
Russell Wilson could play year-to-year under the franchise tag or potentially be traded by the Seahawks.

Peter King/NBC Sports

Seahawks Believe Russell Wilson Would Like To Play Elsewhere
Russell Wilson could drive a harder bargain on his contract with the Seahawks than he would another team.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Chris Hogan Agrees To One-Year Deal With Panthers
Chris Hogan had 35 catches for 532 yards and three touchdowns last season for the Patriots.

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Jets Sign Ty Montgomery To One-Year Deal
Ty Montgomery will be Le'Veon Bell's backup at running back.

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Ravens Sign Marshall Yanda To One-Year Extension
The guard is now signed through the 2020 season.

Mike Garafolo/NFL Network

Ty Montgomery Visiting With Dolphins, Jets
Ty Montgomery is visiting with the Jets on Thursday and Dolphins on Friday, according to a source.

Ian Rapoport/NFL Network

Patriots Sign Austin Seferian-Jenkins To One-Year Deal
Austin Seferian-Jenkins has 116 career receptions for 1,160 yards and 11 touchdowns in 43 games over five seasons.

Field Yates/ESPN

Patriots Re-Sign Stephen Gostkowski To Two-Year Deal
Stephen Gostkowski recently received interest from the 49ers.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

49ers Express Interest In Signing Stephen Gostkowski
The 49ers have placed the franchise tag on Robbie Gould and also remains a free agent.

Matt Maiocco/NBC Sports Bay Area

Dolphins, Bills Interested In Marquette King
Marquette King spent last season with the Broncos.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

DeMarcus Lawrence, Cowboys Agree To Five-Year, $105M Deal
DeMarcus Lawrence had 14.5 sacks in 2017 and 10.5 sacks in 2018.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com