Earl Thomas agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks worth $40 million, with a little more than $27.7 million guaranteed, NFL.com reported Monday, citing sources. The deal makes him the league's highest-paid safety in terms of average salary. Thomas finished third in voting for defensive player of the year last season.
Free-agent quarterback Vince Young took a physical and was expected to participate in Cleveland's minicamp this week. General manager Ray Farmer said the team has been tracking Young, who hasn't played in an NFL regular-season game since 2011 with the Eagles.
An unusual stock tied to the earning potential of San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis gained $2 to close at $12 Monday in its trading debut.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Josh Morgan was arrested early Sunday and charged with punching a man outside a Washington nightclub. Morgan said he didn't touch the man.
The Green Bay Packers released running back Orwin Smith, 23.
Ex-Browns QB Bernie Kosar, 50, pleaded no contest to a reckless-operation charge after blaming knee and ankle surgeries for not performing a field sobriety test during a traffic stop last year in Cleveland. The Browns said last week that Kosar was being removed as a color commentator for preseason games. Kosar said he was removed because of slurred speech he attributes to "a direct result of the many concussions I received while playing in the NFL."
The New York Giants signed quarterback Rusty Smith, who played the last four seasons with Tennessee. A Titans backup, Smith played in only three regular-season games, with one start. He has not gotten on the field since 2012.
AUTO RACING Kurt Busch will drive the No. 26 Suretone Honda for Andretti Autosport in his attempt to run the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, N.C., on the same day, May 25.
SOCCER Bayern Munich has a chance to become the first club to win two consecutive titles since the Champions League formed in the 1992-93 season.
- Associated Press