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The Cowboys bolstered their secondary with Brandon Carr, who was a starting cornerback for Kansas City and will replace Terence Newman, released this week by Dallas. Carr got a five-year deal.

The Chargers re-signed left tackle Jared Gaither to a four-year contract and signed former Ravens linebacker Jarret Johnson to a four-year deal. Gaither helped solidify the Chargers’ line during the last five games after he was waived by Kansas City. He replaces Marcus McNeill, who was released Tuesday.

Johnson was one of the more active players on Baltimore’s staunch defense for nine seasons. He played in a franchise-record 129 consecutive regular-season games and has started 89 in a row, including playoffs. He had 56 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks last year.

San Diego also agreed to a one-year deal with tight end Kory Sperry, whose contract had expired.

The Super Bowl champion Giants signed tight end Martellus Bennett to a deal. They lost starter Jake Ballard and backup Travis Beckum to major knee injuries in the Super Bowl win over the Patriots. Bennett has played behind Jason Witten in Dallas.

The Jets re-signed kicker Nick Folk, who spent the last two years with the team.

Oakland cut two more players as part of an offseason overhaul: right guard Cooper Carlisle and defensive tackle John Henderson. The Raiders are now about $10 million under the salary cap.

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AP Sports Writers Teresa M. Walker in Nashville, Tenn.; Noah Trister in Detroit; R.B. Fallstrom in St. Louis; and Josh Dubow and Janie McCauley in San Francisco contributed to this report.