The Bengals have agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with wide receiver Terrell Owens, who is expected to report to training camp in Georgetown, Ky., in a couple of days, according to various reports.
Receiver Chad Ochocinco is one of Owens' close friends, and welcomed him on his Twitter feed. Ochocinco lobbied for the team to sign Owens and has dubbed the two of them Batman and Robin.
•Jack Tatum, the Pro Bowl safety for the Raiders best known for his crushing hit that paralyzed Darryl Stingley in a 1978 exhibition game, died of a heart attack in an Oakland, Calif., hospital, according to friend and former Ohio State teammate John Hicks. Tatum, who had diabetes the past several years, was 61.
•The Patriots placed wide receiver Wes Welker, recovering from offseason surgery on his left knee, on the active/physically unable to perform list.
•The NFL will distribute a new poster to teams that warns of the dangers from concussions in much harsher language than the league had used before.