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Logan Thomas, the team’s breakout tight end, has agreed to a three-year agreement with the Washington Football Club, according to a source.

A source verified that the Washington Football Club and tight end Logan Thomas have agreed to a three-year contract extension months after his breakout season.
In 2020, Thomas set a career high with 72 receptions, ranking third among tight ends.
He also had 670 receiving yards, good for seventh, and six touchdown receptions.
Thomas’ career highs were 16 catches and 173 yards prior to last season.
Thomas did well in the red zone as well.
He was tied for second among tight ends with 15 red-zone catches and led with 117 yards.
Thomas’ position coach, Pete Hoener, has dubbed him one of the top “six or seven” all-around tight ends in the game, citing his growth as a blocker.
For a quarterback who played at Virginia Tech, that’s a significant change.
He was picked in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft to play quarterback for Arizona, however he only lasted one season.
Thomas switched to tight end in 2016 with the Detroit Lions after stints with the Miami Dolphins and New York Giants.
In the offseason of 2020, he joined with Washington.
Jonathan Allen, a defensive tackle for Washington, signed a four-year contract extension on Monday.
Prior to the season, the club had targeted both Allen and Thomas as players it wanted to extend.
Behind Thomas, Washington lacks proven depth.
Philadelphia chose John Bates in the fourth round and also boasts veteran Ricky Seals-Jones and former basketball star Sammis Reyes, who is attempting to become the first Chilean to play in the NFL.
Thomas’ contract extension was initially reported by NFL Network.

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The Athletic’s Staples: Conference realignment is a brutal business, which is why the Big Ten should consider plundering its old pal, the Pac-12 –

If you’re trying to figure out what the Power 5 leagues will be after this round of realignment, you’re already incorrect.If you’re trying to figure out how the deck will be shuffled during this round of realignment to position 16 teams in the four wealthiest conferences, you’re also wrong.
When the second group wins, the first group is frequently astonished. We’re about to find out where the new people fit into these groupings.
Last year, Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren was hired to replace Jim Delany, who had transformed the conference into the richest in the country.
George Kliavkoff, the Pac-12 commissioner, joined the league last month from MGM Resorts, and his short sample size so far only confirms that he carried his sense of humor with him.Both commissioners now face new ground as Oklahoma and Texas prepare to make a sequence of maneuvers that should land them in the SEC.
The Super League might evolve from something we half-joked about when a number of professional soccer clubs sought to create one to a very real possibility if the SEC doesn’t want to stop at 16 members.Warren, as the leader of the only league that can still compete with the new SEC on the balance sheet, has a significant chance if he wishes.
Kliavkoff is the leader of the Power 5 conference, which is ranked No. 1 in the world.
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Lamar Jackson’s new contract with the Ravens is estimated to be worth between $40 million and $45 million per year, according to reports.

Lamar Jackson, the quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens, is likely to sign a contract extension soon.
Jackson’s contract is projected to pay between $40 million and $45 million per season, according to ESPN’s Dan Graziano.
Among his contemporaries from the 2018 draft class, including Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield, his deal is seen as the most likely to be completed.
“It wouldn’t surprise anyone around the league if Jackson’s deal came in behind Mahomes’ $45 million-per-year average and ahead of Prescott’s $40 million,” Graziano writes.
Because he hasn’t been able to lead the Ravens past the second round of the playoffs in his three-year tenure, Jackson is unlikely to match Mahomes’ annual salary of $45 million.
Meanwhile, Mahomes has guided the Kansas City Chiefs to two Super Bowls in a row and three AFC Championship Games in a row.
Jackson, on the other hand, put up a promising 2020 campaign, leading Baltimore to the playoffs for the first time since 2014.
As Baltimore’s starter, the 2019 MVP has a 30-7 record and has thrown for 7,085 yards.
He also has 2,906 rushing yards, making him the first quarterback in NFL history to have multiple seasons of 1,000 yards or more.
According to Spotrac, Deshaun Watson ($39 million AAV) and Russell Wilson ($35 million AAV) are among the NFL’s highest-paid quarterbacks, alongside Mahomes ($45 million AAV) and Prescott ($40 million AAV).

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Predictions, previews, team news, and more for Indianapolis Colts Training Camp 2021.

Last season, the Indianapolis Colts enjoyed a successful season.
The Colts went 11-5 with Phillip Rivers and a talented receiving corps, tying the Tennessee Titans for the best record in the AFC South, but had to settle for a wild-card position in the playoffs.
After a hard-fought struggle against the Buffalo Bills in the wild-card round, the Colts’ playoff run came to an end at the first hurdle.
The franchise has used free agency and the NFL draft to add to their depth, with the hopes that Frank Reich can once again lead the Colts to the top of the AFC South.
The Indianapolis Colts quarterback room will look drastically different this season with Rivers retiring and backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett signing with the Dolphins.
They acquired quarterback Carson he from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a 2021 third-round selection pick and a conditional second-round draft pick in 2022 that may become a first-round pick depending on how many snaps Wentz plays.
Wentz has reunited with Frank Reich, his former Eagles offensive coordinator, who many believe will help him resurrect his career.
Wentz has the ability and talent to help the Colts make huge improvements if he can remain healthy for the full season.
T.Y. Hilton, a seasoned wide receiver, might be re-signed by the organization.
This offseason, Hilton has a significant advantage on a number of fronts.
Hilton is a leader on and off the field who can assist a youthful receiving corps.
In addition, the Colts improved their defense by drafting edge Kwity Paye in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
To add depth to the quarterback room, the team also selected quarterback Sam Ehlinger in the sixth round.
A throwback to the past
For the time being
Training camp position battles and players to watch Carson Wentz is the team’s undisputed starting quarterback, but the backup spot is up for grabs. pic.twitter.com/9NDahbvaOp — Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) July 21, 2021 Training camp position battles and players to watch
Jacob Eason, a 2020 fourth-round pick, and rookie Sam Ehlinger will compete for that place in training camp.
The struggle for WR3 is another position battle to watch at Indianapolis Colts training camp.
Parris Campbell and Zach Pascal will be vying for the role, while Hilton and Michael Pittman Jr. will also be vying for it.
as the offense’s top two receivers
In 2020, Pascal was dependable, and Campbell showed promise by catching over 60% of his passes.
Pascal, on the other hand, might have the upper hand.
In any case, the Colts may wish to combine the two in various systems.
Indianapolis has a distinct advantage because to Marlon Mack’s balanced approach. Jonathan Taylor and Nyheim Hines are rising talents in the Colts backfield.
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]@ShotsbySquill https://t.co/i3oMY23SP3 — FanSided (@FanSided) July 21, 2021 Although his 2020 season was cut short due to injury, Marlon Mack re-signed with the Colts on a one-year deal this offseason.
Mack had a promising rookie season in 2017, but he hasn’t been able to maintain that level of output since.
Nyheim Hines, on the other hand, was a standout for the Indianapolis Colts in 2020 and could easily defeat Mack.
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