Titans sign top pick Kendall Wright

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to a four-year deal with first-round draft pick Kendall Wright.


A person familiar with the deal says it’s worth $8.2 million, with a signing bonus of $4.47 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the terms had not been announced.

A wide receiver out of Baylor, Wright is expected to play a big role in the Tennessee offense.

Wright starred at Baylor as the primary target for Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, and was the 20th pick overall in the draft.

VIKINGS: Running back Adrian Peterson has resumed his rehabilitation after a scary allergic reaction that sent him to the hospital.

Peterson picked right up where he left off in his recovery work on his surgically repaired left knee Tuesday, the day after eating jambalaya in the team’s training camp cafeteria caused shortness of breath and his face to swell.

BENGALS: Coach Marvin Lewis agreed to a two-year contract extension through the 2014 season on Tuesday, giving him more chances to pursue the elusive goal of winning a playoff game.

Lewis already holds the club record for tenure as a head coach, entering his 10th season.

SEAHAWKS: Braylon Edwards is getting another shot to re-ignite his once promising NFL career after signing with Seattle on Tuesday and adding yet another option for the Seahawks’ No. 2 receiver spot.

COWBOYS: Owner Jerry Jones has finally talked with Dez Bryant about the receiver’s recent arrest.

After the Cowboys wrapped up their second day of training camp practices Tuesday, Jones said he has talked extensively with Bryant. Jones called it a great visit.

During a camp-opening news conference two days earlier, Jones said he hadn’t talked to Bryant since the former first-round pick’s July 16 arrest for allegedly assaulting his mother.

SUSPENSIONS: New York Giants safety Tyler Sash has been suspended by the NFL without pay for the Giants’ first four games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

• Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden has been suspended for the regular-season opener for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

In February, Walden reached a deferred judgment agreement to resolve a disorderly conduct-domestic abuse charge without pleading guilty.



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