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Michael Thomas Agrees To Five-Year, $100M Extension With Saints

Jul 31, 2019 11:16 AM

The New Orleans Saints have signed Michael Thomas to a five-year, $100 million contract extension that includes $61 million in guaranteed money.

Thomas is set to make $1.148 million this season in the final year of his rookie contract. 

Thomas was one of several high-profile players holding out from training camp.

Last season, Thomas set franchise records with 125 catches and 1,405 yards while catching nine touchdown passes. 

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Cowboys Sign Alfred Morris

Jul 30, 2019 11:01 AM

The Dallas Cowboys have signed Alfred Morris.

Ezekiel Elliott is currently holding out in hopes of signing a contract extension. Elliott flew to Cabo San Lucas while the Cowboys began training camp.

Morris played for the Cowboys in 2016-17 and was with the San Francisco 49ers last season. 

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Saints Release Cameron Meredith

Jul 29, 2019 12:05 PM

The New Orleans Saints have released Cameron Meredith.

Meredith has been trying to return from a major knee injury in 2017.

The Saints won't save much cash or salary-cap space by releasing Meredith, who had already agreed to a pay cut of $2.1 million to stay with the team in March. He was due to receive $1.3 million in base salary, with $500,000 fully guaranteed.

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Bobby Wagner Agrees To Three-Year, $54M Deal With Seahawks

Jul 27, 2019 10:48 AM

The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a three-year extension with Bobby Wagner worth $54 million with $40.2 million in guaranteed money.

Wagner negotiated the deal himself, which makes him the highest paid inside linebacker in the NFL.

Wagner was entering the final season of his existing deal.

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Mike Daniels To Sign With Lions

Jul 26, 2019 4:21 PM

Mike Daniels is finalizing a contract with the Detroit Lions.

Daniels was released this week by the Green Bay Packers.

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Ezekiel Elliott Skips Start Of Cowboys' Camp

Jul 26, 2019 4:19 PM

Ezekiel Elliott is "late" to training camp and can be subject to fines under the CBA as a non-report.

Jerry Jones tried to avoid the word "holdout" in describing Elliott's situation with the Dallas Cowboys.

"He is ah ... he's late. We have officially reported and so he's a non-report officially," Jones said.

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Saints, Michael Thomas 'Close' To New Deal

Jul 26, 2019 8:36 AM

The New Orleans Saints and Michael Thomas are "close" to getting a deal done that would end his unexpected holdout, according to a source.

There had been low chatter that the Saints could trade Thomas if they didn't sign him, but the source dismissed that possibility.

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Ezekiel Elliott Wants To Surpass Todd Gurley's Deal

Jul 26, 2019 8:33 AM

Ezekiel Elliott is hoping to receive a contract from the Dallas Cowboys that will surpass the one Todd Gurley got from the Los Angeles Rams last year, according to a report.

The Rams gave Gurley a four-year, $57.5 million extension. Gurley had $34.5 million of that guaranteed by March of this year.

Elliott was absent on the team's plane to training camp Thursday.

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Packers Release Mike Daniels

Jul 24, 2019 12:01 PM

The Green Bay Packers will release Mike Daniels.

Daniels was due to make $8.5 million this season -- $7.6 million base salary, $500,000 roster bonus and $400,000 workout bonus -- in the final year of a four-year, $41 million contract extension signed on Dec. 13, 2015.

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Falcons, DE Allen Bailey Agree Upon Two-Year, $10.5M Deal

Jul 23, 2019 8:14 AM

The Atlanta Falcons are signing defensive end Allen Bailey to a two-year, $10.5 million contract, according to a source.

Bailey's contract will pay him $6 million this season, including $3.5 million guaranteed.

The 30-year-old was one of the longest-tenured Kansas City Chiefs, having arrived as a third-round draft pick (86th overall) from Miami in 2011.

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Dolphins Waive Kendrick Norton, Will Still Pay Full Salary
Kendrick Norton underwent at least six surgeries before he was released from the hospital last week.

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Darren Sproles Agrees To Re-Sign With Eagles
Darren Sproles was supposed to retire after the 2017 season.

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Falcons, Deion Jones Agree Upon Four-Year, $57M Extension
The Falcons and Deion Jones have reached an agreement on a four-year, $57 million extension that runs through the 2023 season.

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Melvin Gordon: Teammates 'Got My Back' In Contract Dispute
Melvin Gordon says his teammates and running backs around the league support him as his contract dispute with the Chargers reaches a week.

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Grady Jarrett, Falcons Agree To Four-Year, $68M Extension
Grady Jarrett initially received the $15.209 million franchise tag from the Falcons.

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Jadeveon Clowney Won't Sign Extension With Texans Before Deadline
The Texans aren't currently expected to trade Jadeveon Clowney.

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Melvin Gordon To Hold Out, Request Trade Unless He Signs New Deal
Melvin Gordon rushed for an average of 5.1 yards per carry and recorded 14 total touchdowns in 2018.

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Rob Gronkowski Catches Passes From Tom Brady During Private Workout
Rob Gronkowski retired from the NFL in March.

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