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The Cincinnati Bengals locked down a rising young receiver ahead of training camp. Wideout Tyler Boyd agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension worth $43 million, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday, per a source informed of the deal. The former second-round pick had been slated to enter the final year of his rookie…

By Kevin Patra Around the NFL Writer Published: July 23, 2019 at 11:13 a.m. Updated: July 23, 2019 at 11:27 a.m. Ex-Houston Texans general manager Brian Gaine landed a new job with a former team. The Buffalo Bills hired Gaine as a senior personnel advisor to assist with both pro and college scouting, the team…

The Sanchize is finished for good. Veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez is retiring after 10 years in the NFL, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The former quarterback is reportedly taking a college football analyst job at ABC/ESPN, per the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand. The No. 5 overall pick by the New York Jets in…

The New York Jets curtailed their running back depth chart ahead of training camp. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the Jets are releasing running back De’Angelo Henderson today, per a source informed of the decision. The team later confirmed the transaction. Henderson, a 2017 Denver Broncos sixth-round pick, played in three games…

Devonta Freeman could be used as a prime example of why teams shouldn’t pay running backs big bucks. Since the Atlanta Falcons handed Freeman a five-year, $41.25 million contract extension in 2017, the running back has battled injury and hasn’t been his powerful bulldozing self for most of the past two seasons. In 2017, Freeman…