Portis agrees to record contract with Redskins

Broncos running back Clinton Portis has reached agreement with the Washington Redskins on a record breaking contract.Portis will reportedly sign an eight-year deal that is worth $50.5 million and includes $17 million in combined signing and option bonuses. In other news, wide receiver Ed McCaffrey has scheduled a news conference for Tuesday, when he will announce his future intentions.

Portis will be highest-paid running back - ESPN.com - Len Pasquarelli
Monday, March 1, 2004 - In a deal that clears the way for his trade to the Washington Redskins later this week, Denver Broncos tailback Clinton Portis reached agreement Monday on a contract that makes him the highest-paid running back in league history, ESPN.com has learned. Portis will sign an eight-year deal that is worth $50.5 million and includes $17 million in combined signing and option bonuses, several league sources confirmed for ESPN.com.

Portis agrees to 8-year contract with Redskins - Denver Post
Monday, March 01, 2004 - Denver Broncos running back Clinton Portis agreed to an eight-year, $50.5 million contract with the Washington Redskins today, all but sealing a trade that would send Redskins cornerback Champ Bailey to the Denver Broncos. The deal includes $17 million in bonus money, according to Portis' agent, Drew Rosenhaus.

McCaffrey schedules press conference amid retirement talk - Denver Post
Monday, March 01, 2004 - Denver Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey has scheduled a press conference for Tuesday regarding his future plans amid expectations that the popular veteran plans to retire. The press conference is slated for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Broncos headquarters in Dove Valley.

McCaffrey to Hold Tuesday Press Conference - DenverBroncos.com - Andrew Mason
Monday, March 1, 2004 - Ed McCaffrey's future status with the Broncos will come to a resolution on Tuesday. The Broncos announced Monday morning that the veteran wide receiver will hold a press conference at the team's complex at 1 p.m. MST Tuesday afternoon.

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