NFL: Bush goes to Lions, Welker catches on with Broncos
Highlights of Day Two of the NFL’s free-agency frenzy included running back Reggie Bush’s move to the Detroit Lions and receiver Wes Welker switching from one great quarterback in Tom Brady to another in Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos.
Safety Dashon Goldson left the San Francisco 49ers for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Bush, who left the Miami Dolphins, agreed to a four-year deal.
Welker took a two-year, $12 million deal. He caught 118 passes for 1,354 yards and six touchdowns for the New England Patriots last season.
Goldson gets a five-year contract worth $41.25 million including $22 million in guaranteed money.
Cleveland remained active, agreeing to terms with linebacker Quentin Groves and tackle Desmond Bryant to further bolster a defense that added Baltimore Ravens linebackerPaul Kruger hours after free agency began.
Kruger is one of many Super Bowl winners to leave the Ravens, including hard-hitting safety Bernard Pollard, who was released yesterday.
The Kansas City Chiefs signed cornerback Dunta Robinson and speedy wide receiver Donnie Avery.
The Dallas Cowboys released defensive tackle Marcus Spears, saving $2 million against the salary cap.