The Dallas Cowboys have restructured the contract of Pro Bowl outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware. The reworked deal converts $5 million of this season’s base salary into a signing bonus, saving the Cowboys $4 million against the cap, according to a source familiar with the deal.
Tom Brady has agreed to a three-year, $27 million contract extension with the New England Patriots, a deal that will keep him with New England through the 2017 season, a league source confirmed to ESPNBoston.com’s Mike Reiss.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent surgery last week for an infection in the same forearm that he broke on multiple occasions this past season, league sources told ESPN.
Executive vice president Stephen Jones remains confident that the Dallas Cowboys will be able to work out a new deal for Tony Romo despite not meeting with the quarterback’s agent during the NFL scouting combine.
A confident Brandon Weeden on Monday said he expects that, when the 2013 season begins, he will remain the Cleveland Browns‘ starting quarterback.
Steven Jackson’s record-setting career with the St. Louis Rams could be coming to an end. Jackson, the Rams’ career rushing leader, plans to void the final year of his contract to become a free agent March 12, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday.
The Kansas City Chiefs are still deciding what do with receiver Dwayne Bowe and left tackle Branden Albert, and it could have an impact on how they use the No. 1 pick in April’s draft.