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Don't Miss:Pope endorses breastfeedingZara halts orders after protestsBill Gates as Secret SantaFamous porn publisher diesWord of the Year pollAfter a rare year in which they refrained from an early leap into the free agent market, the reverted to form Friday, signing defensive tackle to a $100 million contract that includes a record $41 million signing bonus.
The Haynesworth signing on the first day of the free agent period came shortly after Washington re signed cornerback to a six year, $54 million deal
For the decade that has owned the team, the Redskins usually Michael Schofield Jersey have been the first team in the free agent market. Yet after winning the NFC East at 10 6 in 1999, they've gone 66 78 without another title in the division.
Last season, the Redskins finished 8 8 and last in the division, apparently prompting Snyder to move quickly on the most sought after player from this year's crop. Agent Chad Speck drove up Haynesworth's price tag by suggesting that teams such as the Bucs and Giants were interested along with the Titans, who attempted to re sign him.
Haynesworth's money eclipsed the previous mark of $37 million in guarantees that Atlanta paid in December 2004.
Browns trade Winslow: Tight end was traded from Cleveland to Tampa Bay. He missed most of his first two seasons with injuries, but made the Pro Bowl in 2007 after making 82 catches for 1,106 yards.
He was suspended briefly last year after being hospitalized with a staph infection.
Collins back: The Titans re signed 36 year old quarterback . Collins replaced and led the Titans to the NFL's best regular season record at 13 3.
Taylor finds home: New England signed , who is 16th on the NFL's career rushing list and was cut last week by Jacksonville after 11 seasons. Taylor, who has 11,271 yards in his career, made his first Pro Bowl in 2007 after running for 1,202 yards.
Raiders: The Raiders did not host any free agent prospects but a source said they initiated contact with left tackles (Jaguars) and (
Dawkins to Denver: Pro Bowl safety agreed to terms with the Broncos, a source said, but the longtime Eagle's agent said they were still negotiating.
Briefly: The Saints agreed to a five year deal with linebacker . . Pittsburgh re signed left guard . . The Jets signed ex Ravens linebacker to a six year, $48 million deal. . Denver signed running back to a four year deal and was close to acquiring another running back, , who played at Cal.