Christmas came early for Giants DE Osi Umenyiora. In the wake of his first Pro Bowl selection, Umenyiora has agreed to a landmark six-year, $41-million contract extension to stay in New York, ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports.
Tight end Jeremy Shockey, a key component in a New York Giants offense that has emerged as one of the NFL's most explosive units, on Wednesday signed a five-year contract extension that carries him through the 2011 season.
Vikings starting right offensive tackle Mike Rosenthal, who could have become an unrestricted free agent next spring, has instead signed a six-year contract extension to remain with Minnesota, ESPN.com has learned.
Having already addressed all their draft choice signings, the New England Patriots on Wednesday completed another key contract, signing coach Bill Belichick to a two-year contract extension through the 2006 season.
Stepping up well in advance of his free agency eligibility, the New York Giants have signed left guard Rich Seubert to a four-year contract extension, one that should keep the emerging young standout blocker with the club through the 2007 season.