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NFL: Free agency begins and some big names are cut

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The 2014 NFL Free Agency period began yesterday and many teams made moves by signing free agents and/or releasing some big names.

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The Chicago Bears cut ties with DE Juilis Peppers while the Dallas Cowboys said good bye to fellow DE DeMarcus Ware and the New Orleans Saints signed S Jairus Byrd to a six year, $54 million contract.

Other notable moves from day one include the Denver Broncos signing CB Aqib Talib to a six year, $57 million deal and the Indianapolis Colts resigning CB Vontae Davis for four years at $39 million. The San Francisco 49ers made headlines when they traded a conditional draft pick to the Miami Dolphins for estranged OT Jonathan Martin,

Here in Detroit, the Lions made a few moves as they re-signed tailback Joique Bell to a three year, $9.3 million deal.

Sports Illustrated has a list of all the moves each of the 32 NFL teams made, which you can check out here.

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