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A look at news and stories from around the league

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Richard Sherman signs 4-year extension with Seahawks, becomes top-paid CB - Field Gulls
The Seahawks have given CB Richard Sherman a new four year contract extension worth $57.7 million. Sherman is one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL after being in the league for just three seasons. The Seahawks appear more than willing to lock up their key pieces, with asafety Earl Thomas recieving a long term extension a little more than a week ago.

NFLPA Files Grievance on Behalf of Jimmy Graham Over Franchise Tag Designation - Canal Street Chronicles
The NFLPA has filed a grievance against the Saints over their Franchise Designation of Jimmy Graham. The Saints want to tag Graham as a Tight End, but he wants the larger salary of a receiver because the majority of his snaps he was out wide.

Marcell Dareus arrested on drug, paraphernalia possession charges - Buffalo Rumblings
Bill's DE Marcell Dareus has been arrested on drug charges. The team just accepted his fifth year option, despite earlier off the field incidents, after he provided a boost to their defensive line the past three seasons.