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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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Tags: New Orleans Saints, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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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Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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

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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Tags: Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Titans Make Kevin Byard NFL's Highest-Paid Safety

Jul 25, 2019 8:32 AM

The Tennessee Titans and Kevin Byard have agreed to terms on a five-year, $70.5 million deal, according to sources.

The contract includes $31 million in guaranteed money and makes Byard the NFL's highest-paid safety.

He is entering his fourth season after being drafted in the third round by the Titans in 2016.

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Giants Sign Daniel Jones To Rookie Contract

Jul 23, 2019 8:16 AM

The New York Giants have officially signed first-round draft pick Daniel Jones to his rookie contract.

Jones, the 6th overall pick, was slotted for a four-year deal worth $25.7 million fully guaranteed, which includes a signing bonus of $16.7 million.

New York's rookies reported to training camp on Monday afternoon.

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Tags: New York Giants, Draft, Misc Rumor, Signing

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

Darren Sproles Agrees To Re-Sign With Eagles

Jul 20, 2019 10:22 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to re-sign Darren Sproles.

Sproles was supposed to retire after the 2017 season, but he didn't want his career to end with a torn ACL. Sproles returned and had injuries in 2018 as he battled a hamstring ailment.

Sproles ranks sixth all-time in all-purpose yards (19,520). 

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Falcons, Deion Jones Agree Upon Four-Year, $57M Extension

Jul 18, 2019 8:42 AM

The Atlanta Falcons and Deion Jones have reached an agreement on a four-year, $57 million extension that runs through the 2023 season.

The deal includes $34 million in guaranteed money.

The linebacker was a second-round draft pick out of LSU.

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

Grady Jarrett, Falcons Agree To Four-Year, $68M Extension

Jul 15, 2019 3:36 PM

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a four-year, $68 million contract extension with Grady Jarrett.

Jarrett initially received the $15.209 million franchise tag from the Falcons.

The Falcons can now shift their attention on signing Julio Jones and Deion Jones to new deals.

Jarrett emerged as the Falcons' top defender in recent years. According to Pro Football Focus, Jarrett generated 53 total pressures during the 2018 campaign while dominating on the interior. 

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49ers, Robbie Gould Agree Upon Long-Term Extension
The two sides were facing a 4 p.m. ET Monday deadline.

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Raiders Sign Josh Jacobs To Rookie Contract
Josh Jacobs was the 24th overall pick in this spring's NFL Draft.

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