Tuesday’s roundup: Pierre-Paul returns to Giants
East Rutherford, N.J. — Citing unfinished business, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul said Tuesday he and the Giants have agreed to terms on a new contract.
Pierre-Paul, a free agent, announced his intentions in a post on Instagram. He said he chose to return to the team that made him a first-round draft pick in 2010.
“Now with that said,” he wrote. “I have some unfinished business to take care of in New York!!! Giants fans! Let’s get to work for the 2016 season because your boy is back and I am not going anywhere!”
The free agency period begins at 4 today.
Pierre-Paul was limited to one sack in the final eight games last year.
A July 4 fireworks accident that cost Pierre-Paul his right index finger sidelined him for the first half of last seaason’s schedule.
Defensive end Mario Williams, the former No. 1 pick in the draft, and the Dolphins have agreed on two-year contract agreement worth $8 million a year, NFL Network first reported.
The Bills released Williams this month.
... The Jaguars agreed with Broncos defensive end Malik Jackson on a reported six-year, $90 million deal with a $42 million signing bonus.
... The Raiders agreed in principle to a reported five-year, $60 million deal with former Ravens offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele.
... The Ravens have an agreement in principle with former Saints tight end Benjamin Watson.
... Former Bills cornerback Leodis McKelvin agreed to a two-year contract with the Eagles.
... The Patriots reportedly picked up the option that will keep tight end Rob Gronkowski in New England through 2019.
... Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery signed his one-year, $14.6 million franchise tender offer.
... The Chiefs reportedly signed defensive end Tamba Hali for three years.
... The Bills agreed to re-sign guard Richie Incognito to a three-year contract worth $15 million.
... Former Lions quarterback Drew Stanton agreed to terms on a two-year deal to remain with the Cardinals.
... The Steelers signed cornerback William Gay to a three-year deal.
The Vikings released receiver Mike Wallace.
... The Colts waived linebacker Bjoern Werner.
... The Broncos released tight end Owen Daniels and guard Louis Vasquez.