Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Wednesday's free agency quick hits
By Jamison Hensley
Here are some news and notes from around the division:
RAVENS: The $1 million roster bonus for receiver-returner Jacoby Jones is expected to be picked up this week, according to The Baltimore Sun.
BENGALS: The Bengals need to find a new backup quarterback after Bruce Gradkowski signed a three-year deal with Pittsburgh. ... Outside linebacker Manny Lawson, a starter for the past two seasons for the Bengals, signed a four-year deal with the Bills. He had 91 tackles and 3.5 sacks in his Bengals career. The Bengals weren't expected to bring him back this season. ... Kicker Josh Brown signed with the Giants.
BROWNS: The Browns added tight end Gary Barnridge, according to the Charlotte Observer. He caught six passes for 78 yards and one touchdown last season, when he played for Rob Chudzinski and the Panthers. ... Some details for Paul Kruger's five-year, $10.5 million deal. It includes a $6.25 bonus this year and guaranteed base salaries in 2013 ($700,000) and 2014 ($7 million).