Running back Chris Ivory has agreed to terms with the Buffalo Bills on a two-year deal, the team announced Tuesday.
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The deal has a base value of $5.5 million and a maximum value of $6 million, a source confirmed to ESPN. Ivory, who turns 30 on March 22, will be guaranteed $3.25 million. NFL Network first reported his compensation.
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By cutting Ivory, the Jaguars saved $3.5 million against the salary cap. He had signed a five-year, $32 million deal — with $10 million guaranteed — with Jacksonville after leading the AFC in rushing while with the New York Jets in 2015.
Kids Chris Baker Jersey Ivory set career highs in 2015 for carries (247), rushing yards (1,070) and rushing TDs (7). He also caught a career-high 30 passes that season, showing he could contribute in the passing game, and played in the Pro Bowl as a replacement player.
He entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent out of Tiffin University in 2010 with the New Orleans Saints, where he spent most of his three seasons on the bench before being traded to the Jets during the 2013 NFL draft.
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Smith, a first-round pick of the San Francisco 49ers in 2011 and one-time first-team All Pro, has had numerous run-ins with the law.
He faced three felony weapons charges stemming from a June 2012 party at his home. Police said several shots were fired, two partygoers were injured, and Smith was stabbed. Smith pleaded not guilty, and the weapons charges were later reduced.
Smith was arrested and charged with DUI again after a car crash in September 2013. He voluntarily entered rehab and missed five games that season. In July 2014, Smith was sentenced to C.J. Fiedorowicz Authentic Jersey 11 days of work release for that DUI and was later suspended nine games by the NFL for the incident.
Smith was again arrested in April 2014 at Los Angeles International Airport. Police said he was randomly selected for a secondary screening and became uncooperative, telling a TSA agent that he had a bomb. No charges were filed in that incident.