The Green Bay Packers on Tuesday re-signed running back James Starks.
Starks’ two-year deal is worth $6 million, according to reports.
Starks, who played for Niagara Falls High School and the University at Buffalo, appeared in all 16 games with a career-high four starts last season and posted a career-best 601 rushing yards on 148 attempts for a 4.1 average with two touchdowns.
He also set career highs in receptions (43), receiving yards (392) and receiving TDs (three).
Starks led the team in yards from scrimmage with a career-high 993 on the season, surpassing his previous best of 794 yards in 2011, and was one of only five running backs in the league with 600-plus rushing yards and 390-plus receiving yards in 2015.
Starks, who was selected by Green Bay in the sixth round (193rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft, has played in 67 games with nine starts during his six seasons with the Packers.
He has recorded 2,361 rushing yards and nine TDs on 555 attempts (4.3 avg.) and 106 receptions for 883 yards (8.3 avg.) and four TDs..
Dolphins sign Urbik
The Miami Dolphins, looking for offensive line help after giving up 45 sacks last season, signed veteran center/guard Kraig Urbik to a free agent contract on Tuesday.
The versatile Urbik started four games for the Buffalo Bills last season but was put on waivers March 1.
Urbik has made 57 career starts in 84 NFL games spanning six seasons. He has played in 57 consecutive games since the 2012 season.
A third-round pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, Urbik has seen action every spot on the offensive line during his NFL career.
The 30-year-old Urbik joins a Miami offensive line that includes veterans Jacques McClendon, Jermon Bushrod and Sam Young.
Cowboys sign Morris
Running back Alfred Morris has parlayed his worst season into a two-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys.
According to multiple reports, Morris’ agent, Sean Stellato, has confirmed that the 27-year-old Florida Atlantic product and the Cowboys had struck a deal.
Financial terms were not immediately available.
The fifth all-time leading rusher in Washington history finished 2015 with the lowest production of his four-year career with 806 yards overall and one touchdown. He averaged career lows in yards per carry (3.7) and yards after contact (1.45).
Morris joins a team whom he had quite a bit of success against. In eight career games against the Cowboys, Morris rushed for 710 yards and seven touchdowns on 152 carries, averaging 4.67 yards per attempt.
No running back has carried the ball more times in the past four years than the 1,078 times Morris has recorded.
Richardson to Ravens?
Former first-round bust, running back Trent Richardson remains unsigned, but on Tuesday received a vote of confidence from Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh.
Talking to reporters the NFL owners meetings in Florida, Harbaugh said the Ravens are still planning to add Richardson to the roster and give him a chance to resurrect his career.
Richardson who currently is a free agent, was the No. 3 overall pick out of Alabama in 2012 by the Cleveland Browns.
While with the Crimson Tide, he rushed for 3,243 yards and 35 touchdowns in three seasons.
After one season in Cleveland, the Browns shipped him to the Indianapolis Colts for a first-round pick.
He averaged 3.3 yards per carry and was jettisoned by the Colts after only one season.