Tuesday afternoon, two teams signed some big-time talent.
The Dallas Cowboys added some bulk to their defense with the signing of former Chicago Bear DT Tank Johnson. He signed a two-year deal and will make about $255,000 this season which is the prorated portion of a minimum contract. Johnson has already served two games of his eight-game suspension and can’t even practice with the team until at least week nine. At that point he will have to apply for reinstatement.
The Atlanta Falcons continued their search for a Michael Vick replacement since Joey Harrington just doesn’t seem to be the answer. They may have found their answer with the signing of former Jacksonville Jaguars’ QB Byron Leftwich. Leftwich signed a two-year, $7 million contract and will join the team for practice on Wednesday.
On Monday, the Falcons also waived kicker Matt Prater and brought back long-time veteran Morten Andersen.