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Mr. Laz
03-13-2006, 05:41 PM
Free agency off to quick start


By Adam Schefter
NFL Analyst


Adam Schefter's "Around the League" reports and commentaries can be seen regularly on NFL Total Access.

(March 12, 2006) -- Free agency has opened with a flurry. Already, numerous teams are on the board. Take a glance at the deals, and the potential soon-to-be deals.

This list will be constantly updated throughout the day, so refresh this page often!

It took one visit for former Jacksonville Akin Ayodele to sign with Dallas. The deal is for five years and $17 million with a $5 million signing bonus.

The Redskins are at it again, and this makes the second defensive signing. Defensive end/outside linebacker Andre Carter is schedule to fly to Washington and sign his brand new six-year, approximately $30 million contract.

Former Super Bowl MVP Dexter Jackson thought Cincinnati was the place to be. After two stints as a Buccaneer and one year as a Cardinal, Jackson has signed with the Bengals for the next four years.

Houston has signed former Miami quarterback Sage Rosenfels to a four-year deal worth $7 million, including a $2 million signing bonus.

Former Denver defensive end Trevor Pryce reached agreement with Baltimore on a five-year, $25 million deal. But that's not all. The team has decided to retain running back Jamal Lewis by giving him a new three-year contract worth about $25 million.

Cleveland reached agreement with former Seattle wide receiver Joe Jurevicius on a four-year deal worth about $10 million.

Former Minnesota safety Corey Chavous reached agreement with St. Louis on a five-year deal.

Former Seattle safety Marquand Manuel reached an agreement with Green Bay on a five-year, $10 million deal that includes a $2 million signing bonus.

Denver has reached an agreement to re-sign defensive tackle Gerard Warren to a six-year contract.

Former New Orleans center LeCharles Bentley agreed to terms with Cleveland -- 6 years, $36 million, with a $12 million signing bonus. The deal makes him the highest-paid center in NFL history.

Former Washington tight end Robert Royal has reached an agreement with Buffalo on a five-year, $10 million deal that includes a $2.5 million signing bonus.

Washington and San Francisco have completed a deal that sends a 2006 third-round pick and a 2007 fourth-round selection to the 49ers for wide receiver Brandon Lloyd.

Former Baltimore defensive tackle Maake Kemoeatu reached an agreement with Carolina -- 5 years, $23 million, with $8 million of it guaranteed.

Dallas agreed to terms with ex-Detroit guard Kyle Kosier on a five-year, $15 million deal that includes a $5 million signing bonus.

Arizona agreed to terms with ex-Giants defensive tackle Kendrick Clancy on a four-year, $8.1 million deal.

Carolina re-signed RB DeShaun Foster to a three-year deal worth about $14.5 million.

Tampa Bay re-signed FB Mike Alstott to a one-year, $1.5 million deal.

Minnesota re-signed WR Koren Robinson to a three-year, $12.7 million deal that, with options, really is a one-year, $3 million deal.

Green Bay re-signed DE Aaron Kampman.

SCHEDULED VISITS
Giants CB Will Allen visited the Seahawks March 11.

St. Louis defensive tackle Ryan Pickett is visited Green Bay March 11.

Detroit cornerback R.W. McQuarters visited the Giants on March 12.

Dallas linebacker linebacker Scott Fujita visited New Orleans on March 12 and will visit Jacksonville on March 13.

Former Washington linebacker LaVar Arrington wrapped up his Miami visit March 11 and is headed to the Giants for a March 12 meeting.

Former Buffalo safety Lawyer Milloy visited Cincinnati on March 11.

San Diego quarterback Drew Brees visited New Orleans March 11, but first is meeting was with Miami officials in Alabama.

Cincinnati quarterback Jon Kitna will visit the Jets.

Pittsburgh defensive tackle Kimo Von Oelhoffen visited the Jets on March 11.

Arizona quarterback Josh McCown will visit Detroit on March 12, then New Orleans, then Miami.

Green Bay center Mike Flanagan visited Houston March 11.

Baltimore safety Will Demps had a visit with Cincinnati on March 11 and meets with Minnesota on March 13.

New England wide receiver David Givens visited Miami on March 11 and Houston on March 12.

Chiefs backup quarterback Todd Collins will be in Washington on March 12.

BigChiefFan
03-13-2006, 05:55 PM
This is a good overview of who has changed teams, thus far.