Andre Smith’s holdout is finally over, ending a month-long standoff for the sixth overall draft pick. The team announced Smith’s signing shortly before he was to take the field for his first practice with the Bengals.
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The Jaguars and first-round draft pick Eugene Monroe have yet to reach a contract agreement, but the team is hoping to avoid a repeat of last year, when No. 8 overall selection Derrick Harvey missed 33 days of training camp during the longest holdout in franchise history.
Pro Bowl return man is going to participate in training camp, according to sources, but remains upset about his contract situation and is prepared to sit out regular-season games unless changes made to his deal.
Cleveland Browns officials and Josh Cribbs‘ representatives held a three-hour conference call Thursday, according to a source. The team also is scheduled to have a face-to-face meeting with Cribbs to continue discussing the Pro Bowl return specialist’s displeasure with his contract.