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Jets get Colts' top pick, go from 6 to 3

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NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets shook up the NFL draft on Saturday by soaring three spots to No. 3 overall in a stunning swap with the Indianapolis Colts.

The Jets acquired the third pick in a strong sign that they intend to get one of the top quarterbacks available. They sent the Colts their first-rounder - No. 6 overall - along with two second-rounders this year and a second-rounder next year to complete the massive deal.

Colts general manager Chris Ballard said the teams had been discussing a potential trade since early in the week.


RB Woodhead retires after 10 seasons

NEW YORK (AP) Versatile running back Danny Woodhead has announced his retirement from the NFL after 10 seasons.

Woodhead, who played with Baltimore last season, wrote in an Instagram post early Saturday that it is time for him to leave the game he loves.


Titans set to release DL Williams

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have told defensive lineman Sylvester Williams they are releasing him after one season into a three-year deal signed a year ago.

The Titans announced Saturday they were releasing Williams.


Cardinals sign OL Pugh to 5-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have signed free agent offensive lineman Justin Pugh to a five-year contract.

The 6-foot-5, 311-pound Pugh - who has plays guard or tackle - spent the past five seasons with the New York Giants, where he started 63 games. Pugh was a first-round draft pick - 19th overall - out of Syracuse in 2013.


Raiders sign ex-Cowboys LB Wilber

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent linebacker Kyle Wilber.

The deal with Wilber signed Saturday should provide a boost to Oakland's special teams.


Bengals LB Burfict facing another ban

CINCINNATI (AP) Vontaze Burfict is appealing a four-game suspension from the NFL for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances, the third straight season that the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker is facing punishment from the league.

The suspension was first reported by ESPN. The Bengals had no comment on Burfict. They signed free agent linebacker Preston Brown to a one-year contract Friday, giving them depth at the position.


WR Grant fails physical with Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens' unyielding effort to land a big-play receiver finally paid off Friday when nine-year veteran Michael Crabtree signed a three-year contract.

Hours after disclosing that the Ravens voided the contract of Washington Redskins wide receiver Ryan Grant following a failed physical, general manager Ozzie Newsome landed Crabtree, who played the past three seasons with the Oakland Raiders.


Jets sign CB Johnson for 5 years, $72.5M

NEW YORK (AP) The Jets have locked down their shutdown cornerback.

Former Rams star Trumaine Johnson signed a five-year, $72.5 million contract on Friday, boosting New York's improved secondary.


Lions add Blount, Zenner to backfield

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions added depth in the backfield, signing LeGarrette Blount and re-signing Zach Zenner.

Detroit signed both players Friday to compete with Ameer Abdullah and Theo Riddick for carries this year.


Seahawks sign TE Dickson to 3-year deal

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks addressed one of their offseason needs by signing tight end Ed Dickson to a three-year contract.

While Dickson isn't intended to be a replacement for Jimmy Graham, he is the kind of tight end Seattle needs if it's going to return to an offense that controls the game with the run. Dickson is an excellent blocker who also was a serviceable pass-catching option during his time in Baltimore and Carolina.