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Jaguars To Sign Terrelle Pryor

May 30, 2019 10:22 AM

The Jacksonville Jaguars are expected to sign Terrelle Pryor.

Pryor had a 1,000-yard receiving season in 2016, but has bounced around over the past two seasons.

Pryor worked with John DeFilippo in 2015 when they were with the Cleveland Browns.

Pryor caught just 16 passes over eight games last season with the Bills and Jets.

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Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Broncos Give Chris Harris Raise To $12M

May 29, 2019 9:29 AM

The Denver Broncos have given Chris Harris, Jr. a raise under an adjusted one-year contract.

Harris told the Broncos earlier this offseason that he wanted to be traded if he wasn't granted a new deal.

The cornerback will receive $12.05 million this season after being scheduled to receive $8.9 million, according to sources.

He will be a free agent after the season.

ESPN

Tags: Denver Broncos, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

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Richie Incognito Signs With Raiders

May 28, 2019 3:19 PM

Richie Incognito has signed with the Oakland Raiders.

Incognito hasn't played in the NFL since 2017.

Mike Mayock was asked how his goals to build a foundation with high character are congruent with Incognito's history of character issues.

"Whenever he's been focused on activities solely on the field, he's been fine and we've done a one-year prove-it deal with him," Mayock said, later adding that it was for the veterans minimum. "And prove it means both on and off the field. There's some expectations he's got to meet in both areas. He turns 36 in July, we think he's going to be a good football player and allow himself to compete for the left guard job and just as impiortant, he's got to prove it off the field.

"We're going to provide the infrastructure for him. At the end of the day, it's a two way street - we've got to help him help himself."

Paul Gutierrez/ESPN

Tags: Oakland Raiders, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Pacman Jones Announces Retirement From NFL

May 24, 2019 6:09 PM

Pacman Jones has announced his retirement from the NFL after 12 seasons.

"I'm content," Jones told ESPN's Josina Anderson Friday. "I had a hell of a run doing it. I'm at the point where I didn't feel I would be top level if I tried to play now. I'm happy and I'm looking forward to spending more time with my family and the kids."

Jones was a first-team All-Pro in 2014.

Jones was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the first round of the 2005 draft and played one season for the Dallas Cowboys in 2008. Jones didn't play in 2009 after being released by Dallas.

Josina Anderson/ESPN

Tags: Tennessee Titans, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Tyler Boyd Seeking $40M Deal From Bengals

May 24, 2019 8:40 AM

Tyler Boyd is entering the final year of his rookie contract with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Boyd broke out with a 1,028-yard season in 2018 and made it clear he wants to remain with the Bengals.

"That's what I'm saying, bruh, I want to be here," he said. "I think they feel that and know that. In my feeling, I think it is going to be done before camp. But ain't no telling. I'm just going to continue to keep being patient and trust the process."

Boyd is set to make just $981,000 in base salary in 2019, but believes he's in line for a deal similar to the one Sterling Shepard received from the New York Giants.

"I definitely look at the market and see where guys is at. A great example is Sterling Shepard. I feel like our game is kind of similar, kind of close," Boyd mused. "He got four for $40 million. I kind of feel like I'm in that area. Hopefully, they come like that or a little bit more or around that way. I feel like my ability is worth that much. I feel like my value is that much. But I'm not going to go out there asking something crazy because I had one great year. I want to continue to show them that I can do that every single year, that I'm a 1,000-yard receiver every year."

Paul Dehner/The Athletic

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Ndamukong Suh Agrees To One-Year, $9.25M Deal With Buccaneers

May 23, 2019 5:14 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to sign Ndamukong Suh to a one-year, $9.25 million contract.

Suh spent last season with the Los Angeles Rams.

Suh will replace Gerald McCoy on the defensive line for the Buccaneers.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

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Patriots, Saints, Falcons, Bengals, Colts Interested In Gerald McCoy

May 23, 2019 11:37 AM

Gerald McCoy has received interest from multiple teams since he parted ways with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week.

McCoy has heard from the Cincinnati Bengals, Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints.

Jenna Laine/ESPN

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Dak Prescott Submits Counteroffer To Cowboys

May 23, 2019 8:38 AM

Negotiations between the Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott are going well, according to Jerry Jones.

"I'd generally say going well," Jones said. "These things never have a definitive answer. Because you never know if you've done it until you've done it."

Prescott is entering the final season of his rookie contract and is reportedly targeting a extension worth at least $30 million per year.

The quarterback recently said that he and his team have submitted a counteroffer to the Cowboys.

"I can't really say on that. It's one from each side," Prescott said of how close the two sides were on compensation. "So yeah, it's my first time doing this. Ask me in a few years and I'll know I'll be able to tell you we sent this one, they sent this one, we're about to get it done. But right now, I'm learning the process too and letting my team handle their business."

Jeremy Bergman/NFL

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Kyle Rudolph Says Vikings Have Offered Five-Year Extension

May 23, 2019 8:35 AM

The Minnesota Vikings have offered Kyle Rudolph a five-year contract extension, the tight end has confirmed.

Rudolph said his agent and the team are working through negotiations.

He is currently slated to make $7.5 million in 2019 and previously said he doesn't plan to take a pay cut.

The Vikings drafted Irv Smith in the second round last month.

Chris Tomasson/St. Paul Pioneer Press

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Dean Spanos: New Deal For Philip Rivers 'Will Happen'

May 22, 2019 8:13 AM

Los Angeles Chargers owner Dean Spanos is guaranteeing a new contract for Philip Rivers.

"It's going to happen; it will happen," Spanos said. "We have an understanding, as long [Rivers] wants to be here, we want him here. We love Philip Rivers. You can't say enough great things about him. I don't think the contract issue is a big thing for us or for him."

Rivers, 37, has one year remaining on his contract, paying him $11 million in base salary this season and counting $23 million against the salary cap.

Gilbert Manzano/Orange County Register

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Ndamukong Suh Agrees To One-Year Deal With Buccaneers
Ndamukong Suh will replace Gerald McCoy at defensive tackle.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Jared Veldheer Tells Patriots He Will Retire
Jared Veldheer signed with the PAtriots this month.

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Julian Edelman Agrees To Two-Year, $19M Extension With Patriots
Julian Edelman, 32, had 74 catches for 850 yards and six touchdowns in 12 games in 2018.

Mike Garafolo/NFL.com

Bills, Jerry Hughes Agree Upon Two-Year, $23M Extension
The deal is worth up to $23 million and includes $19.5 million guaranteed, according to a source.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Buccaneers Release Gerald McCoy
The Buccaneers elected not to pay Gerald McCoy the $13 million he was owed for the 2019 season.

Rick Stroud/Tampa Bay Times

Colts Sign Chad Kelly
Chad Kelly has a history of off-the field issues.

Mike Wells/ESPN

Chris Long Retiring After 11 NFL Seasons
Chris Long spent much of the offseason weighing whether to retire or play another season.

Tim McManus/ESPN

Texans Release Ryan Griffin Following Vandalism Incident In Nashville
Ryan Griffin had 24 receptions for 305 yards last season with Houston and has 136 career receptions and seven touchdowns in six seasons.

Field Yates/ESPN

Ravens Sign Shane Ray, Michael Floyd
Pass-rush and wide receiver are considered the two biggest needs for the Ravens.

Jamison Hensley/ESPN

Kyle Rudolph, Vikings Are Discuss Extension
Talks between the Vikings and Kyle Rudolph on a contract extension are ongoing, but the discussions haven't gained any momentum.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Dak Prescott Wants 'To Be A Cowboy Forever'
Dak Prescott could sign a multiyear deal with the Cowboys this offseason and the quarterback has made his intentions known.

Todd Archer/ESPN

Patriots Sign Jamie Collins
The Patriots traded Jamie Collins to the Browns in 2016.

ESPN

Ravens Sign Joe Horn, Jr. After Tryout
The Ravens have signed wide receiver Joe Horn, Jr. to their 90-man roster after an impressive tryout at rookie minicamp earlier this month.

Jamison Hensley/ESPN

Dion Jordan Faces 10-Game Ban For Using Adderall
The free-agent defensive end has been suspended three times in the past, including for an entire season.

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EJ Manuel Retires From NFL
EJ Manuel was a first round pick by the Bills in 2013.

Field Yates/ESPN

Geno Smith To Sign With Seahawks
Geno Smith is expected to compete with Paxton Lynch for the No. 2 quarterback job behind Russell Wilson.

Jordan Raanan/ESPN

Eagles To Sign Cody Kessler
Cody Kessler was released by the Jaguars last week.

Tim McManus/ESPN

Giants Sign Mike Remmers
Mike Remmers expects to play right tackle for the Giants.

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Seahawks Sign DT Al Woods
The move came just a few hours after Seattle's signing of Ziggy Ansah became official.

Brady Henderson/ESPN

Dolphins, Xavien Howard Agree Upon Five-Year, $76.5M Deal
The Dolphins have made Xavien Howard the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL, according to sources.

Adam Schefter/ESPN