Nfl notebook buccaneers acquire de pierre-paul from giants university of kansas student newspaper

The tampa bay buccaneers will acquire defensive end jason pierre-paul and a 2018 fourth-round pick from the new york giants in exchange for a third- and fourth-round selection in the same draft, the teams announced on thursday.

Pierre-paul recorded 68 tackles, eight sacks and two forced fumbles for the giants last season. He played in all 16 games despite nursing hand, shoulder and knee injuries.

The 29-year-old pierre-paul is one season removed from signing a four-year contract worth $62 million. The trade clears $2.5 million off the salary cap this season and leaves $15 million in dead money on new york’s cap, per spotrac.

Pierre-paul lost his right index finger and badly damaged the rest of his right hand in a fourth of july fireworks accident in 2015.

He was limited to eight games that season and finished with one sack and 26 tackles.Last season

Hayes recorded 19 tackles and one sack in 10 games after he was acquired in a trade with the los angeles rams on march 10, 2017. He was placed on injured reserve with an ailing back on nov. 28.

–the philadelphia eagles agreed to a one-year contract with wide receiver mike wallace, the team announced. NFL network reported the deal is worth $4 million.

The 31-year-old wallace has played for four teams in his nine-year career. He had 52 receptions for 748 yards and four touchdowns last season with baltimore and went over 1,000 yards for the third time in his career in 2016, hauling in 72 catches for 1,017 yards.

–cornerback tramon williams, who played his first eight seasons in green bay, agreed to a two-year contract with the packers, the NFL network reported.

–running back mike davis and defensive end marcus smith both agreed to one-year deals to return to the seattle seahawks, according to published reports thursday.One-year contract

Davis’ return was reported by NFL network insider ian rapoport, and josina anderson of ESPN reported smith agreed to a deal worth up to $2.7 million.

The cowboys freed up $7 million in cap space by restructuring frederick’s deal. Frederick, a pro bowl selection each of the past four seasons, was scheduled to earn $10 million in base salary next season but the cowboys manipulated how the money will be paid, with nearly all of that money now being paid as a signing bonus.

Financial terms were not disclosed by the cardinals for munyer, who played in one game last season before being placed on injured reserve on nov. 6 with an ailing toe.

Flowers signed a one-year contract worth a maximum of $2.55 million with the patriots, sean stellato of the SES agency told ESPN’s adam schefter.

–the patriots will keep offensive tackle laadrian waddle, who agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the team, NFL network insider ian rapoport reported.Adam schefter

Hurst, considered one of the top prospects for the NFL draft, faced an uncertain future when irregularities in his heart were detected at the NFL combine and he was sent home.

ESPN’s adam schefter reported that hurst received clearance after meeting with cardiologists at the university of michigan and harvard, giving him the green light to resume his career.

–defensive end derrick shelby will sign with the atlanta falcons after being released by that team earlier this month, according to a post from his agent, david canter of DEC management.

The 6-foot-7, 352-pound mccullers appeared in five games last season, registering only one tackle. He had 17 tackles and a sack in 16 games (one start) in 2016.