View Full Version : Kerry Collins/Kevin Mawae released. Pennington re-signs.

03-05-2006, 07:54 PM

03-05-2006, 08:42 PM
Raiders | Team releases Collins
Sun, 5 Mar 2006 17:23:26 -0800

Janie McCauley, of the Associated Press, reports the Oakland Raiders released QB Kerry Collins in a move to get them below the salary cap by Sunday night's deadline, March 5. By cutting Collins, the Raiders will save $9.2 million against the salary cap once bonuses are factored into the figures.

Jets | Team officially announces new deal with Pennington
Sun, 5 Mar 2006 15:32:21 -0800

NewYorkJets.com reports the New York Jets announced they have officially agreed to a contract extension with QB Chad Pennington. Per team policy, details of both the financial and length of the agreement were not disclosed. "Our intention all along was to have Chad remain with the Jets and we never wavered from that," said general manager Mike Tannenbaum. "Chad is a courageous and talented leader. Throughout this process, he put the interests of the team ahead of his own, enabling us to reach an agreement on terms beneficial to both parties. Chad has worked very hard to return from the surgery he underwent in October and has shown the same determination in rehab as he exhibits on the field. He understands the challenges associated with coming back from his injury, but is committed to do what it takes to succeed."

Jets | Mawae officially released
Sun, 5 Mar 2006 15:29:48 -0800

NewYorkJets.com reports the New York Jets have officially released OC Kevin Mawae.