Franchise Tag Ticker: Ravens and Ray Rice Get Last-Second Deal Done

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Jan 22, 2012; Foxborough, MA, USA; Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice (27) carries the ball against the New England Patriots during the third quarter in the 2011 AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-US PRESSWIRE

 

The Ravens and franchised RB Ray Rice agreed on a five-year, $40 million deal at the very last second and now the All-Pro RB will likely be a Raven for the foreseeable future.

 

The Bears and RB Matt Forte have agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth $32 million. Forte will also receive over $18 million in guarantees.

 

The Jaguars have reached a multi-year deal with kicker Josh Scobee. His deal is worth a base max of $13.8 million, with another $400k in incentives. His average of $3.45 million per year is the second-most of all Ks on a multi-yea deal.

 

Dashon Goldson’s agent, Ben Dogra, has stated, There will not be a long-term deal for Dashon.”

 

Franchised DE Cliff Avril is not mad after the Lions ended talks on a long-term extension.

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Topics: 2012 NFL Draft, Barry Larkin, Cardinals, Free Agency, Free Agent, Front Office News, MLB, NFL, NFL Draft, NFL News, Reds

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