Despite speculation that his $8 million base salary for 2010 might prompt the Saints to release Reggie Bush, sources said that the former USC star will return to the defending Super Bowl champions, likely under his current contract.
Three-year veteran tight end Owen Daniels became the final restricted free agent in the NFL to sign his tender offer, agreeing to return to the Houston Texans with a one-year contract for $2.79 million.
Because of the acceleration of future salary cap prorations, the Atlanta Falcons will be charged more than $7 million in so-called "dead money" for Michael Vick against their 2009 salary cap, after releasing the quarterback on Friday morning.
Tithe Detroit Lions received the most rookie pool allocation dollars. That figure represents the maximum amount of salary cap space allotted to each team to sign its draft choices and undrafted free agents.
In a move that reunites him with former head coach Mike Martz, free agent wide receiver Isaac Bruce, released by St. Louis this week after 14 seasons with the Rams, has signed a two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.