With NFL training camps coming up, the NFL news is coming daily, here are some quick hits
Packers Release Mike Daniels
The Green Bay Packers have released former Pro-Bowler, Mike Daniels. It was a surprising move. The move saves the Packers 8.3 million in cap space this season. The Packers drafted Daniels in 2012 and his career with the Packers he sacked the quarterback 29 times. Also, he added 271 total QB pressures. It will be interesting to see where Daniels lands. Daniels will be outstanding for a team that needs defensive line help. The Packets cutting Daniels was shocking NFL news.
— SNF on NBC (@SNFonNBC) July 24, 2019
Kevin Byard Signs Extension
The Tennessee Titans and Kevin Byard have agreed to terms to making Byard the highest-paid safety in the league. The deal is worth $70.5 million over five years. Byard annual value of the agreement is 14.1 million dollars yearly. He just passed up London Collins and Tyrann Mathieu, who make 14 million dollars a year.
Titans and S Kevin Byard reached agreement on a 5-year, $70.5 million agreement that includes $31 million in guarantees, per source. Byard – who has the same agent (@DavidMulugheta) as Landon Collins and Earl Thomas, now is the highest paid safety in NFL history.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 25, 2019
Kevin Byard was drafted in the third round of the 2016 draft. He attended college at Middle Tennessee State. In 2017 Kevin had league eight interceptions and made it to the Prow Bowl. Byard has not missed an NFL game since being drafted, which is good. In his career, Byard has 12 interceptions, 28 passes defended and 224 tackles. With their ball hawk safety taken care off now, the TItans can build a defense around him
Ajayi Cleared To Play
Running back, Jay Ajayi was fully cleared to play after recovering from an ACL tear. Ajayi is currently a free agent. With Ajayi being healthy, he should be able to find a new team soon. Ajayi injured his knee in week five against the Minnesota Vikings.
UFA running back Jay Ajayi was fully cleared today by Dr Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2019
Last season before the injury Ajayi rushed 184 yards and three touchdowns. In five season he rushed for 2.516 yards and 14 touchdowns. Jay is an excellent running back; wherever he goes, he will help a teams backfield out a lot.