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Image result for latavius murrayVikings Sign Running Back Murray From Raiders – The Minnesota Vikings have signed free-agent running back Latavius Murray, the team announced Thursday. Murray’s deal is for three years but can be voided after one year, according to a league source. It is unknown how Murray’s signing impacts the Vikings’ plans for Adrian Peterson, who is an unrestricted free agent after Minnesota declined the option in his contract.

 

Redskins Release Veteran DE Jean Francois – The Washington Redskins continued to reshape their defensive line and freed up more salary-cap room by releasing veteran end Ricky Jean Francois on Wednesday. Jean Francois’ release was expected, because he would have counted $4 million against the salary cap in 2017 and was going to be a backup at best. The Redskins will save $3 million in cap space with the release.

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Ravens Trade Staarting Center Zuttah to 49ers – The Baltimore Ravens traded starting center Jeremy Zuttah to the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday. The teams also swapped sixth-round draft picks (No. 186 to Baltimore and No. 198 to San Francisco).

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Cowboys TE Swaim Has Foot SurgeryDallas Cowboys tight end Geoff Swaim is likely out until training camp because of foot surgery this week, sources told ESPN. Swaim suffered the injury in informal workouts this week at The Star. Players are allowed to work out at the team’s facility but cannot have contact with coaches. The Cowboys coaches are off this week. Swaim had a screw inserted into his foot to help secure the bones and will likely be held out until the team leaves for training camp in Oxnard, California, in July.

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