Plaxico Burress said he’s anxious for a fresh start with the New York Jets after the former Giants receiver spent 20 months in prison on a weapons charge.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb, who took over as the starter when Donovan McNabb was traded to Washington, had his contract extended through the 2011 National Football League season.
The Philadelphia Eagles signed Chas Henry, who won the 2010 Ray Guy Award as the best punter in college football, the team said in an e-mailed press release. Henry played at the University of Florida and averaged 45.1 yards a kick last season.
Andy Reid was fired today after 14 seasons as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, the longest active tenure in the National Football League.
Pro Bowl quarterback Michael Vick agreed on a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, two weeks after the team ensured that he’d stay in Philadelphia by giving him a franchise tag.