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Falcons Sign Aaron Stecker
The Falcons signed veteran running back Aaron Stecker on Tuesday. Stecker, 33, carried the ball a career-high 114 times for the Saints in 2007. Atlanta is apparently concerned about injuries to running back Jerious Norwood and fullback Ovie Mughelli.
Cowboys Sign Ware To Extension
The Cowboys have signed linebacker DeMarcus Ware to an extension. The six-year contract, which runs through the 2015 season, is worth $78 million, according to a source. According to ESPN, Ware received $20 million on Monday for simply signing the deal. He will reportedly receive another $14 million within the next 12 months. Ware had 20 sacks last season.
Cutler Gets $30M In New Money With Extension
Jay Cutler agreed to a two-year extension with the Bears that will keep him with the team through 2013, and a source confirmed it will pay him $30 million in new money. Under terms of the deal, Cutler will get $20 million in guarantees in this two-year extension, the source confirmed. With the possibility of a lockout in 2011, Cutler and his agent, Bus Cook, decided to secure some guaranteed money by getting a new deal. With the new contract, Cutler will make around $50 million over the next five years.
Jets Sign Woodhead, Cut Green
The Jets have signed wide receiver Danny Woodhead and released defensive tackle Howard Green. New York could be shorthanded at receiver on Sunday due to injuries to Jerricho Cotchery (left hamstring) and Brad Smith (quadriceps).
Redskins Sign Pakulak, Release Wynn Again
The Washington Redskins announced Saturday that they have signed punter Glenn Pakulak to their 53-man roster from their practice squad. To make room on the active roster, Washington released defensive end Renaldo Wynn. Washington made the same switch prior to last Sunday's game.
Chiefs Sign LB Justin Rogers
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the club has signed free agent LB Justin Rogers. Rogers (6-4, 246) played in 31 games in two seasons with Dallas (2007-08), producing three tackles and 34 special teams stops. He also appeared in one postseason contest with the Cowboys. He ranked third on the Cowboys with 18 special teams tackles in 2008. He originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round draft pick (180th overall) of New England in 2007.
Colts Sign Matt Stover To Replace Vinatieri
The Indianapolis Colts have signed ex-Ravens kicker Matt Stover to replace Adam Vinatieri, who is out for four to eight weeks following knee surgery. The team said Vinatieri underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right [kicking] knee to remove a piece of cartilage.
Cowboys Will Sign Allen Rossum
The Cowboys, looking to improve their return game, will sign veteran returner Allen Rossum. He ranks second in NFL history with 14,987 return yards. To make room for Rossum, Dallas released cornerback Cletis Gordon. The 49ers cut Rossum earlier this week to make room for rookie wide receiver Michael Crabtree.
Ravens Sign David Tyree
The Ravens have signed wide receiver David Tyree. Tyree was released by New York as part of their final cuts in September. He missed last season after suffering a lingering hamstring injury while coming back from offseason knee surgery. Tyree is know most for his incredible catch against the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.
Seau Signs With New England
Junior Seau has signed with the New England Patriots. ?I?m very fortunate and honored to be involved with two class organizations - the New England Patriots and Versus,? Seau said in a release. ?I want to thank the management of both for making my return to the NFL with the New England Patriots a reality.?
Redskins Sign Wynn, Release Pakulak
The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they have re-signed defensive end Renaldo Wynn to their 53-man roster.