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Clady says no to $50 million deal

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Ryan Clady rejected both a $50 million offer and the chance to talk about it.

The Denver Broncos and the two-time Pro Bowl left tackle, who will play a crucial role in protecting Peyton Manning’s blind side this season, ended talks Monday on a contract extension until after the 2012 season.

Clady walked off the field behind his fellow offensive linemen after Monday night’s practice and declined to discuss his contract situation. Clady will make $3.5 million this season in the final season of a five-year deal he signed as a rookie out of Boise State in 2008.

Otah fails physical with Jets

CORTLAND, N.Y. — Jeff Otah is heading back to the Carolina Panthers. The veteran offensive tackle failed his physical again with the Jets on Tuesday, meaning New York’s trade with Carolina was rescinded.

Otah was acquired by the Jets last Monday but failed his first physical and was placed on the active-physically unable to perform list. He had seven days — until Tuesday — to pass it. Otah was sidelined most of the past two seasons by a nagging knee injury.

Colts lose two offensive linemen

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts have lost offensive lineman Ben Ijalana and backup linebacker A.J. Edds with season-ending knee injuries. Coach Chuck Pagano says both players have “significant” ACL injuries to their left knees and the team hopes to add two players to the roster soon. Both were hurt Sunday, during the team’s first open practice at training camp

Jets to retire Martin, Byrd jerseys

CORTLAND, N.Y. — The New York Jets have announced that they will retire the jerseys of running back Curtis Martin and defensive end Dennis Byrd. Martin will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. His No. 28 jersey will be retired during a ceremony at halftime of the regular-season opener against Buffalo on Sept. 9.

Byrd’s No. 90 will be retired Oct. 28 against Miami. It hasn’t been worn since his career-ending injury in 1992, when Byrd he broke his neck during a game against Kansas City.

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