Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – The Kansas City Chiefs signed
quarterback Alex Smith to a long-term contract on Sunday.
Terms of the contract were not disclosed by the club, but the Kansas City Star
reported that the four-year contract extension is worth roughly $17 million
per year and includes $45 million in guaranteed money.
“It was a priority of ours to get this deal done and keep Alex in a Chiefs
uniform long-term,” Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said. “Alex is continue
Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Veteran quarterback Rex Grossman was one of
four players waived or released by the Cleveland Browns after the team made a
series of roster moves on Sunday.
The Browns were awarded four players on waivers following Saturday’s final
cuts, with the club adding wide receiver LaRon Byrd, offensive linemen Caylin
Hauptmann and Ryan Seymour and running back Glenn Winston.
Along with releasing Grossman, the starting quarterback on the Chicago Bears’
2006 NFC champion squad, the Browns waived offensive linemen Karim Barton and
Martin Wallace continue
Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Houston Texans acquired quarterback
Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots in exchange for an undisclosed
future draft choice on Sunday.
According to NFL.com, the Patriots will receive a conditional seventh-round
pick in 2016 for Mallett, who reunites with current Texans head coach and
former New England offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien.
Mallett, who was drafted by New England in the third round in 2011, has spent
each of his three seasons as a backup to Tom Brady. He continue
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – The Houston Texans acquired quarterback Ryan
Mallett from the New England Patriots in exchange for a conditional 2016
seventh-round draft pick on Sunday, according to multiple media outlets.
Mallett, who was drafted in the third round out of Arkansas in 2011, has spent
each of his three seasons as a backup to Tom Brady. He has seen action in just
four games, completing just one pass for 17 yards with an interception.
The 26-year-old will join offseason signing Ryan Fitzpatrick and fourth-round
pick Tom Savage as Houston’s quarterbacks.
San Jose, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray
McDonald has been arrested early Sunday morning on felony charges of domestic
McDonald was booked in Santa Clara County jail at 5:30 a.m. PT for “inflicting
injury on a spouse or cohabitant,” according to the Santa Clara Department of
Corrections. The eighth-year veteran is currently being held without bail.
The Sacramento Bee reported that McDonald was involved in an altercation with
his pregnant fiancee while having a birthday party at his home. According to