WASHINGTON - The Washington Redskins have signed tight end Jordan Reed to a multiyear contract extension.
Reed made 87 catches for 952 yards and 11 touchdowns as Washington's leading receiver during his breakout season. The 25-year-old had only three touchdown catches in his previous two NFL seasons.
His 952 yards receiving are the most by a tight end in franchise history.
The Redskins added depth at the position in the offseason by signing Maryland product Vernon Davis from the Denver Broncos. They also re-signed Logan Paulsen and expect Niles Paul to return from a gruesome ankle injury that cost him the entire season.
But Reed clearly is the top tight-end target for Washington and quarterback Kirk Cousins in 2016.
Giants make moves
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The New York Giants have waived tight end Jerome Cunningham and safety G.J. Kinne.
The Giants announced the moves on Thursday, a day before opening a minicamp for rookies and free agents.
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Cunningham played in nine games with three starts for the Giants last season. He had eight receptions for 59 yards, with a long of 16 yards.
A former free agent, Cunningham spent most of the 2014 on the practice squad. Last season, he was waived on Oct. 18, signed to the practice squad three days later, and to the active roster on Nov. 5.
A former University of Tulsa quarterback, Kinne spent most of last season on the practice squad.
The Giants selected tight end Jerell Adams and safety Darian Thompson in last week's draft.
Manziel heads to court
DALLAS - A Dallas judge has ordered former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel to have no contact with the alleged victim in his domestic violence case.
Manziel was in court less than 15 minutes Thursday as Judge Roberto Canas set conditions for his release on $1,500 bond. Manziel cannot contact ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley, nor can he be in possession of any firearms.
The Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A&M was indicted last month after Crowley said he hit her and threatened to kill her in January.
No plea was entered, but defense attorney Robert Hinton says Manziel plans to plead not guilty.
The 23-year-old Manziel faces a misdemeanor that carries a penalty of up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine. A status hearing was set for June 24.