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Stefon Diggs Agrees To Five-Year, $72M Extension With Vikings

Jul 31, 2018 9:39 AM

The Minnesota Vikings and Stefon Diggs have agreed to a five-year extension worth $72 million. Diggs will receive $40 million in guarantees.

Diggs caught 64 passes for 849 yards and eight touchdowns in 2017. He has 200 receptions for 2,472 yards and 15 touchdowns in 40 career games.

"I love being here," Diggs said earlier this offseason. "... I love playing with the Vikings. I started here, and I've been happy all my time here. I love my teammates, I love my staff. There's no place I'd rather be than here."

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Sam Darnold Signs Rookie Deal With Jets, Gets Bonus As Lump Sum

Jul 30, 2018 10:50 PM

Sam Darnold signed his rookie deal with the New York Jets on Monday.

Darnold was slotted to a four-year, $30.2 million deal.

The deal includes offset language, which the Jets wanted but that hadn't been part of the negotiations in recent weeks. The Jets agreed to change their position on default language regarding the guaranteed money, which had been a major sticking point. 

Darnold also becomes the first top-five pick to get his bonus at signing as a lump sum. 

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Titans Sign Taylor Lewan To Five-Year, $80M Extension

Jul 27, 2018 9:20 AM

The Tennessee Titans have signed Taylor Lewan to a five-year contract extension that could be worth up to $80 million.

The offensive lineman's new deal carries $50 million in guarantees.

A first round pick in 2014, Lewan's contract was set to expire after the 2018 season.

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Colt McCoy Signs One-Year Extension With Washington

Jul 27, 2018 9:04 AM

Washington signed backup quarterback Colt McCoy to a one-year contract extension.

The one-year extension for 2019 is worth up to $7 million.

There are provisions in the deal that could still make McCoy a free agent after this season.

McCoy's base salary this season is $2.8 million and his cap hit is $3.6 million.

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Tags: Washington Redskins, Misc Rumor, Signing

Julio Jones, Falcons Agree To Readjustment Of Contract

Jul 26, 2018 9:54 AM

Julio Jones and the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a contract adjustment.

The Falcons converted some of his base salary for 2019, approximately $2 million, into a bonus for 2018.

The Falcons can call this a cap neutral adjustment because the proration of the bonus negates the cap hit.

Jones will now report to camp.

Jeff Schultz/Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Browns Sign Baker Mayfield To Four-Year, $32.5M Deal

Jul 25, 2018 7:51 AM

Baker Mayfield signed his four-year, $32.5 million contract with the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday evening.

The first overall pick in the draft is slotted at $32.5 million.

Mayfield is the eighth of nine Cleveland draft picks to sign.

Denzel Ward, the fourth overall pick, remains unsigned.

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Saquon Barkley Signs $32.1M Rookie Deal With Giants

Jul 23, 2018 8:45 AM

The New York Giants have signed Saquon Barkley to his four-year, $32.1 million rookie contract.

The deal is fully guaranteed, according to a source. It includes a $20.76 million signing bonus with $15 million paid out immediately.

The Giants drafted Barkley with the second overall pick.


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Rams Agree To Five-Year, $80M Extension With Brandin Cooks

Jul 17, 2018 3:42 PM

The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a five-year, $80 million extension with Brandin Cooks.

Cooks is now signed for six years and $88 million.

The Rams acquired Cooks this offseason in a deal with the New England Patriots.

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