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Falcons agree to two-year deal with RB Mike Davis

Falcons agree to two-year deal with RB Mike Davis

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March 23 (UPI) -- Free agent running back Mike Davis has agreed to a two-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons. Sources told NFL Network and ESPN on Tuesday that the parties agreed to the $ 5.5 million pact. The contract includes $ 3 million guaranteed in 2021. Advertisement Davis, 28, had a career-high 642 rushing yards and six touchdowns on 165 carries in 15 games last season while filling in for injured Carolina Panthers starter Christian McCaffrey. He also had 59 catches for 373 yards and two receiving scores. Davis entered the league as a fourth-round pick by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2015 NFL Draft. He joined the Seattle Seahawks in 2017. Davis also played for the Chicago Bears in 2019. The Panthers claimed Davis off waivers from the Bears the same season. The South Carolina produ...
J.J. Watt signs two-year deal with NFL’s Arizona Cardinals

J.J. Watt signs two-year deal with NFL’s Arizona Cardinals

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March 1 (UPI) -- Three-time Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt has agreed to a two-year contract with the NFL's Arizona Cardinals. Watt and the Cardinals announced the signing Monday on social media. Sources told NFL Network and ESPN that the pact is worth $ 31 million and includes $ 23 million guaranteed. Advertisement The Houston Texans released the veteran defensive end -- by his request -- in February. Watt had spent 10 seasons with the AFC South franchise. Watt, 31, had 52 total tackles, 14 tackles for a loss, seven passes defensed, five sacks, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and an interception for a touchdown in 16 games last season. The five-time Pro Bowl selection and five-time All-Pro had 101 sacks in 128 games for the Texans, the highest total in franchise history. Wa...
Vladimir Ivic: Watford appoint new head coach on two-year deal

Vladimir Ivic: Watford appoint new head coach on two-year deal

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Watford have appointed Vladimir Ivic as their new head coach.The 43-year-old former Serbia international has penned a two-year contract with the Hornets, talkSPORT sources understand. Getty Images - Contributor Ivic will hope to guide Watford straight back to the Premier League He moves to Vicarage Road after two successful years with Maccabi Tel Aviv, winning back-to-back Israeli Premier League titles and losing just seven of 81 matches in all competitions. His only other managerial experience was with one of his clubs from his playing days, PAOK, winning the 2017 Greek Cup before making the move to Tel Aviv. He now becomes Watford’s permanent successor to Nigel Pearson, who left the Hornets just days before the end of their 2019/20 Premier League campaig...
Pep Guardiola: Man City boss says he will ‘100 per cent’ remain at Etihad in the wake of two-year European ban

Pep Guardiola: Man City boss says he will ‘100 per cent’ remain at Etihad in the wake of two-year European ban

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Pep Guardiola has said he will ‘100 per cent’ remain at the Etihad following Manchester City’s two-year ban from European competition. On Friday, the Premier League champions were slapped with a two-year Champions League ban and fined £25m. City have since said they will launch an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Speaking after Wednesday’s 2-0 Premier League win over West Ham, he said: “We are going to wait. All we can do is do what we have done the last four years and focus on that until the end of the season. I trust 100 per cent completely what my club have done. “We are going to fight like we have fought every single game and day we are together until the end of the season. We are optimistic that at the end the truth will prevail and next season we will be in the Champion...
Chris Taylor signs two-year deal with Los Angeles Dodgers to avoid arbitration

Chris Taylor signs two-year deal with Los Angeles Dodgers to avoid arbitration

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Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers and utility player Chris Taylor agreed to a two-year contract extension, the team announced Friday. League sources told the Orange County Register and Sports Illustrated that the sides avoided arbitration when they reached an agreement on a two-year, $ 13.4 million extension that includes salaries of $ 5.6 million this season and $ 7.8 million in 2021. The team didn't disclose financial terms of the agreement. Taylor, 29, missed more than a month with a fractured left forearm last season. In 124 regular-season games, he posted a .262 batting average with 12 home runs, 52 RBIs and eight stolen bases. Taylor earned $ 3.5 million in the 2019 season. According to the Orange County Register, he asked for $ 5.8 million in arbitration, and the Dodgers off...