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Texans Sign Bryant Johnson

Aug 30, 2011 8:48 AM

The Texans have agreed to a contract with veteran receiver Bryant Johnson. After practice Monday, Johnson worked out for the team's pro personnel people and impressed them enough to get an offer.

Houston Chronicle

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Cowboys Give Scandrick Five-Year, $26M Extension

Aug 26, 2011 8:52 AM

The Cowboys have invested in the future of cornerback Orlando Scandrick. Scandrick received a five-year extension worth a total value of $26 million from the team this week. He has never been a full-time starter and will receive $10 million in guaranteed money. Scandrick was in line to become a free agent after this season.

Dallas Morning News

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Dolphins Sign Larry Johnson

Aug 23, 2011 6:09 PM

The Dolphins have signed Larry Johnson as insurance at the running back position. Johnson knows he must quickly make a good impression, including off the field, where repeated missteps derailed his career. "It's kind of hard to convince anybody with my colorful background that, yeah, I've changed," said Johnson. "But you change with every situation you go through. You know that you can't get many more shots. You do the best you can with your opportunity and ride on out to the sunset."

Associated Press

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Steelers Sign Timmons To Five-Year, $50M Extension

Aug 23, 2011 8:32 AM

The Steelers have signed linebacker Lawrence Timmons to a five-year, $50 million contract extension, according to a source. Earlier this offseason, Pittsburgh signed fellow linebacker LaMarr Woodley to a six-year, $61.5 million deal. Timmons, a five-year veteran, had three sacks and two interceptions last season.

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Giants Will Sign DT Jimmy Kennedy

Aug 21, 2011 7:36 PM

The Giants are close to signing veteran defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy, according to a source. Kennedy, a Yonkers native, was the No. 12 overall pick by the Rams in the 2003 NFL Draft. The Penn State product has played on five teams, most recently the Vikings from 2008-2010. Minnesota released Kennedy last month.


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Eagles Re-Sign Reggie Wells

Aug 20, 2011 8:35 PM

The Eagles have re-signed veteran offensive lineman Reggie Wells. Wells played in eight games for Philadelphia last year, starting one at left guard -- the regular-season finale against the Cowboys.

Associated Press

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49ers Sign QB Josh McCown

Aug 18, 2011 12:55 AM

Josh McCown signed a one-year deal for the league minimum of $810,000 on Wednesday to be a backup for the 49ers, giving his career new life and adding a veteran to the quarterback competition. He is expected to compete with rookie Colin Kaepernick for the No. 2 spot behind presumed starter Alex Smith, according to an Associated Press report.


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Reggie Kelly Signs With Falcons

Aug 16, 2011 4:34 PM

The Falcons have signed tight end Reggie Kelly. Atlanta originally drafted Kelly in the second round of the 1999 NFL Draft. The Falcons are thin at tight end after Justin Peelle suffered a knee injury against Miami. The extent of Peelle’s injujry has not be fully disclosed. Kelly last played for the Falcons in 2002.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Dolphins Sign Marvin Mitchell

Aug 15, 2011 5:08 PM

The Dolphins have signed veteran linebacker Marvin Mitchell after spending four seasons with the Saints. Mitchell, a former seventh-round draft pick from Tennessee, played mostly on special teams for the Saints.

Associated Press

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Chiefs Sign Jared Gaither

Aug 11, 2011 1:04 PM

The Chiefs signed former Ravens offensive tackle Jared Gaither on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Gaither is the third former Ravens starter to sign with Kansas City this offseason, according to an report

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Lions Sign Bell, Harrison For Backfield
Less than a year ago, Mike Bell and Jerome Harrison were traded for each other.

Associated Press

Leber Signs One-Year Deal With Rams
Ben Leber will make $1.25 million with St. Louis this season.

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Ricky Williams Signs With Ravens
Running back Ricky Williams has signed with the Ravens, a source confirmed to ESPN on Monday.

Rams Re-Sign Adam Goldberg
Adam Goldberg plays a versatile role for St. Louis.

Associated Press

Kevin Boss Signs Deal With Raiders
Oakland has replaced Zach Miller with Kevin Boss.

Ohm Youngmisuk/

Jaguars Sign Lewis To $35M Deal
Marcedes Lewis enjoyed a career-best season in 2010.

Associated Press

Amukamara Is Last First-Round Pick To Sign
Prince Amukamara gets three fully-guaranteed seasons.

49ers Sign Braylon Edwards
The 49ers signed Braylon Edwards to a $3.5M, one-year contract on Thursday.

49ers Sign Rogers To One-Year Deal
The 49ers have signed cornerback Carlos Rogers to a one-year deal.

CSN Bay Area

Jets Give Harris Four-Year Contract
David Harris will receive $29.5 million in guaranteed money, the most ever awarded to an inside linebacker.

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Indianapolis Adds Ernie Sims
Ernie Sims, the ninth overall pick by Detroit in 2006, spent last season with Philadelphia.

Pro Football Talk

Colts Sign First-Rounder Castonzo
Colts left tackle Anthony Castonzo is expected to protect Peyton Manning's blind side.

Patriots Re-Sign Light For Two Years
Matt Light would earn up to $12 million, with $7 million guaranteed, according to the source.

Associated Press

Sources: Giants Re-Sign Ahmad Bradshaw
Running back Ahmad Bradshaw has re-signed with the Giants.

Plaxico Burress To Play For Jets
The Jets have signed Plaxico Burress to a one-year deal.