Packers standout getting more Green

first_imgHe will be reunited with Rod Marinelli, who is entering his second year as Detroit’s head coach following 10 years as Tampa Bay’s defensive line coach, a job that helped White develop. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars believe they found a legitimate deep threat in free agency by agreeing to a five-year contract with former Cleveland receiver Dennis Northcutt on Sunday. The contract reportedly was worth $17 million and included a $4.5 million signing bonus. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! HOUSTON – The Houston Texans agreed to terms with free agent running back Ahman Green on a four-year, $23 million contract on Sunday. The 30-year-old former Green Bay Packer, who will make $8 million this season, likely will become the starter for a team that struggled at the position last season after Domanick Williams – formerly Davis – missed the year with knee problems. He has 8,491 yards and 54 touchdowns in his nine-year career that began with Seattle. IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms with free agent offensive lineman Leonard Davis, formerly of the Arizona Cardinals. According to various reports, including a story posted on the team’s Web site, Davis agreed to a seven-year contract worth nearly $50 million, including $18.75 million in guaranteed money. Davis was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2001 draft out of Texas. DETROIT – Free agent defensive end Dewayne White left the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and signed a five-year, $29 million contract with the Detroit Lions. center_img Houston also has a trio of inexperienced running backs in Wali Lundy, Chris Taylor and fellow former Green Bay player Samkon Gado. They also hope to re-sign free agent Ron Dayne, the 1999 Heisman Trophy winner. Green had 266 carries for 1,059 yards last season after returning from a torn right quadriceps in 2005. last_img read more