Seven-year veteran safety Dwight Smith, released by the Vikings last week, on Wednesday found a new home in the division, reaching agreement with the Detroit Lions on a two-year, $5 million contract.
Tailback Adrian Peterson ended his two-day absence from the Minnesota Vikings' training camp on Sunday afternoon, reaching agreement on a five-year contract with a maximum value of $40.5 million and including $17 million in guarantees.
Sitting in the No. 8 spot in the upcoming draft, the Texans are interested in trading up to land QB Brady Quinn, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The Vikings on Friday night reached agreement with offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie on a new, seven-year, $48.5 million contract, team and league sources confirmed.
Standout free safety Dwight Smith, released by the New Orleans Saints last Thursday, on Tuesday reached agreement with the Minnesota Vikings on a three-year, $6.5 million contract.
The Houston Texans signed linebacker Kailee Wong to a four-year contract exrtension worth $17.65 million.
Unrestricted defensive tackle Tony Williams, whose 2004 season was prematurely ended when he suffered an ankle injury on a block that is now illegal, signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday.
While some teams have yet to play their fourth game, coaches around the league are turning to backup quarterbacks.