Indianapolis Colts right tackle Braden Smith signed a four-year contract extension Wednesday, a deal that will make him one of the NFL's highest-paid offensive lineman. A person with knowledge of the deal said Smith would earn $72.4 million with $42 million guaranteed. The Colts made the announcement less than an hour before they held their first training camp practice.
The Dallas Cowboys signed safety Malik Hooker on Tuesday, adding the 2017 first-round draft pick who couldn't stay healthy in four seasons with Indianapolis. Hooker visited the Cowboys in March but didn't sign. Dallas placed offensive lineman Mitch Hyatt on injured reserve to make room for Hooker, who wasn't re-signed by the Colts after his rookie contract expired.
As Carson Wentz jogged through the trees to the practice field Wednesday, the Indianapolis Colts' new quarterback took a look around. Less than 30 minutes later, Wentz settled in, started taking live snaps with teammates, and began the long, arduous process of getting acclimated to his new surroundings. “I was telling coach (Marcus) Brady before coming out here, I'm a little amped up, I've got to tone it down," Wentz said, referring to the team's first-year offensive coordinator.