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Washington Signs Matt Ioannidis To Three-Year, $21.75M Extension

Apr 18, 2019 4:30 PM

Washington has signed Matt Ioannidis to a three-year extension worth up to $21.75 million.

The deal came together over the past two weeks and sped to a conclusion the last two days. 

Ioannidis recorded a career-high 7.5 sacks last season and now has 12 for his career.

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Tags: Washington Redskins, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Patriots Agree To Sign Demaryius Thomas

Apr 16, 2019 4:56 PM

The New England Patriots have agreed to sign Demaryius Thomas.

Thomas spent the end of last season with the Houston Texans.

The Patriots lost Chris Hogan in free agency this offseason.

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Tags: New England Patriots, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Russell Wilson Agrees To Four-Year, $140M Extension With Seahawks

Apr 16, 2019 7:03 AM

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a four-year, $140 million contract extension that makes him the highest-paid player in the NFL.

Wilson will also receive a $65 million signing bonus.

Wilson is contractually tied to the Seahawks through the 2023 season.

Wilson's annual average of $35 million per season eclipses Aaron Rodgers' extension signed last year. Rodgers earns $33.5 million per season and had a $57.5 million signing bonus.

Wilson's deal also includes a no trade clause. 

"Hey Seattle, we got a deal," a sleepy-sounding Wilson says while lying in bed next to his wife Ciara. "Go Hawks. But I'ma see ya'll in the morning. Time for ya'll to go to bed."

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Tags: Seattle Seahawks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Adam Thielen Agrees To Four-Year, $64M Extension With Vikings

Apr 12, 2019 8:59 PM

Adam Thielen and the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $64 million.

NFL Network is reporting that Thielen received $35 million in guaranteed money.

Thielen had 113 receptions and nine receiving touchdowns in 2018.

Minnesota signed Stefon Diggs to a five-year extension last offseason.


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Jets Sign Ty Montgomery To One-Year Deal

Apr 11, 2019 9:08 PM

The New York Jets have agreed to sign Ty Montgomery to a one-year deal.

Montgomery will be Le'Veon Bell's backup at running back.

The Miami Dolphins also expressed interest in Montgomery.

Montgomery, 26, was traded Oct. 30 to the Ravens, two days after an ill-advised kickoff return contributed to a Green Bay Packers loss to the Los Angeles Rams.

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Tags: New York Jets, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Ravens Sign Marshall Yanda To One-Year Extension

Apr 11, 2019 4:28 PM

The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to a one-year contract extension with Marshall Yanda, according to a source.

The guard is now signed through the 2020 season.

Yanda, 34, was linked to retirement earlier this offseason.

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Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Sterling Shepard Agrees To Four-Year, $41M Extension With Giants

Apr 11, 2019 7:11 AM

The New York Giants have agreed to a four-year, $41 million contract extension with Sterling Shepard.

Shepard's deal will contain $21.3 million in guarantees.

Shepard had a career-best 66 catches for 872 yards last season. 

The slot wide receiver market was set in the $9 million per year range this offseason by Jamison Crowder (Jets) and Adam Humphries (Titans). Shepard will top that, including total guarantees of over $20 million.

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Tags: New York Giants, Misc Rumor, Signing

Patriots Sign Austin Seferian-Jenkins To One-Year Deal

Apr 10, 2019 7:00 PM

The New England Patriots have signed Austin Seferian-Jenkins to a one-year deal.

New England is looking for a replacement for Rob Gronkowski.

Seferian-Jenkins immediately becomes the Patriots' most accomplished pass-catcher at tight end, with 116 career receptions for 1,160 yards and 11 touchdowns in 43 games over five seasons.

Seferian-Jenkins went on injured reserve in early October with a core muscle injury that required surgery. He became a free agent when the Jacksonville Jaguars declined his $500,000 option for 2019.

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Patriots Re-Sign Stephen Gostkowski To Two-Year Deal

Apr 9, 2019 5:04 PM

The New England Patriots have agreed to re-sign Stephen Gostkowski to a two-year deal.

Gostkowski recently received interest from the San Francisco 49ers.

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Tags: New England Patriots, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

DeMarcus Lawrence, Cowboys Agree To Five-Year, $105M Deal

Apr 5, 2019 7:12 PM

The Dallas Cowboys and DeMarcus Lawrence have agreed to a five-year deal worth more than $105 million.

Lawrence was a second round pick in 2014 out of Boise State.

Lawrence has been a Pro Bowler in 2017 and 2018. Lawrence had 14.5 sacks in 2017 and 10.5 sacks in 2018.

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AAF CB Keith Reaser Signs With Chiefs
The Chiefs will give Keith Reaser $100,000 up front in the form of a $50,000 signing bonus, a $25,000 workout bonus and a $25,000 roster bonus.

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AAF WR Rashad Ross Signs With Panthers
Rashad Ross led the Alliance of American Football with seven receiving touchdowns for the Arizona Hotshots.


Bills Sign Quinton Spain To One-Year Deal
Quinton Spain becomes the sixth offensive lineman added by the Bills in free agency.


Cowboys Sign Randy Gregory To Extension Through 2020
Randy Gregory was set to become a restricted free agent after the 2019 season.

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Patriots Sign Michael Bennett To Reworked Contract
Michael Bennett's reworked two-year deal has a base value of $16.75 million, including a $4 million signing bonus.

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Buccaneers Sign Blaine Gabbert
Blaine Gabbert played for Bruce Arians with the Cardinals in 2017.


Cowboys, George Iloka Agree Upon One-Year Deal
The Cowboys had made safety one of their targets in free agency.

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Robert Griffin III Re-Signs With Ravens On Two-Year Deal
Robert Griffin will be Lamar Jackson's backup at quarterback after serving as Baltimore's No. 3 last season.

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Justin Houston Agrees To Two-Year, $24M Deal With Colts
Justin Houston was cut by the Chiefs this offseason.

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Texans Sign A.J. McCarron
The Texans have signed A.J. McCarron to a one-year, $3 million deal to serve as Deshaun Watson's backup.

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Vontaze Burfict Agrees To One-Year Deal With Raiders
Vontaze Burfict will reunite with defensive coordinator Paul Guenther.


Clay Matthews Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Rams
Clay Matthews is coming off a five-year, $66 million contract with the Green Bay Packers at the age of 32.


Steelers, Mark Barron Agree Upon Two-Year, $12M Deal
Mark Barron was the starting inside linebacker for the Rams.


Tyler Eifert Agrees To Re-Sign With Bengals
Tyler Eifert has never played in a full 16-game season.


49ers Sign Jordan Matthews To One-Year Deal
Jordan Matthews appeared in 14 games and posted 20 receptions for 300 yards with two touchdowns.


Teddy Bridgewater Re-Signs With Saints On One-Year, $7.25M Deal
Teddy Bridgewater also met with the Dolphins.

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Steelers, Donte Moncrief Agree To Two-Year Deal
Donte Moncrief signed a one-year, $9.6 million with the Jaguars last year.

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K.J. Wright Agrees To Re-Sign With Seahawks On Two-Year, $15.5M Deal
K.J. Wright signed a four-year, $27 million extension with Seattle in at the end of the 2014 season.

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49ers Sign Tevin Coleman To Two-Year, $10M Deal
Coleman had 167 carries for 800 yards last season and also was widely featured as a receiver out of the backfield.

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Raiders Sign Tyrell Williams To Four-Year, $44M Deal
Tyrell Williams will become Oakland's No. 2 wide receiver behind Antonio Brown.

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