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Green's signing gets RB market moving

The big-money trend continued in Day 3 of free agency, including a $23 million contract for new Houston Texans RB Ahman Green, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: March 1, 2007
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

With 55 signings or re-signings of restricted free agents in the first three days of free agency, negotiations are slowing a tad, but the pace has been furious.

It's staggering to think that 18 percent of the 307 unrestricted free agents are off the boards in the first 72 hours. By Monday night, more than 20 percent of the free agents will likely be gone.

The main trend is pretty clear. Guarantees have doubled during this free agency period, a by-product of the ...

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