Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

NFL NOTEBOOK; Jags' McDaniel Has New Deal

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

NFL NOTEBOOK; Jags' McDaniel Has New Deal

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The Jaguars announced Wednesday that defensive tackle Tony McDaniel is the latest player to land a contract extension.

No terms were announced for McDaniel, who was due to make $455,000 this season, the final year of his deal, but he probably signed a two-year extension similar to the one that offensive tackle Richard Collier recently received. Collier will earn $950,000 next year and $1.1 million in 2010. Collier and McDaniel also were paid modest signing bonuses.

Signed as an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee in 2006, McDaniel played in 11 games during his rookie season, but he saw action in only four games last season before breaking a wrist and going on injured reserve Oct. 31.

TAYLOR FINISHED IN MIAMI?

The feud between Jason Taylor and Bill Parcells intensified, making it likely the six-time Pro Bowl defensive end has played his last game for the Miami Dolphins.

Coach Tony Sparano said Taylor isn't expected to take part in any team activities through training camp. The revelation came less than 24 hours after Taylor finished second to Kristi Yamaguchi in the finals of Dancing With the Stars.

For weeks, the new Dolphins regime, led by Parcells, has fumed while Taylor spent his offseason focused on his budding Hollywood career rather than back in South Florida working out with teammates.

WINSLOW A NO-SHOW FOR BROWNS WORKOUTS

The Cleveland Browns still don't know why tight end Kellen Winslow isn't attending the team's voluntary workouts.

Two weeks into their organized team activities, Browns coach Romeo Crennel again said he hasn't heard from Winslow and doesn't know why he's not with the team.

The three weeks of activities aren't mandatory. However, players usually report.

In a video posted on YouTube, Winslow's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said his client will be at minicamp in June and training camp in July. …

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