Cleveland released veteran offensive guard Eric Steinbach, once a major acquisition who missed last season following back surgery and was due to make $6 million this season.
Tight end John Carlson signed a five-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings, bringing him to the team he grew up cheering for as a kid in Litchfield, which is about 90 minutes west of the Twin Cities.
A person familiar with the negotiations told the AP that nose tackle Paul Soliai signed a $12 million, two-year contract to remain with the Miami Dolphins. The deal includes $6 million guaranteed.
AP Sports Writers Teresa M. Walker in Nashville, Tenn.; Noah Trister in Detroit; R.B. Fallstrom in St. Louis; Josh Dubow and Janie McCauley in San Francisco, and Steven Wine in Miami contributed to this report.
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