Texans push hard for Reed
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Chiefs corner Smith
The Chiefs have agreed to terms with cornerback Sean Smith on a three-year deal. Smith has spent the past four seasons with the Dolphins, starting every game each of the past two years. He has 177 tackles and five interceptions in his career . . . The Eagles inked cornerback Cary Williams, who had four interceptions and 67 tackles for the Super Bowl champion Ravens, and ex-Giants safety Kenny Phillips . . . The Browns have agreed to terms with running back Chris Ogbonnaya on a two-year contract . . . Lions tackle Jeff Backus is retiring, ending a 12-year career in which he missed only one game. Backus played for the Lions his whole career after being drafted in the first round out of Michigan in 2001. He started his first 186 games before a hamstring injury forced him to miss last year’s Thanksgiving matchup against Houston.
Bronco is busted
Broncos safety Quinton Carter is facing felony charges in Nevada alleging he cheated at a craps game last weekend at a Las Vegas-area casino. Carter, 24, was arrested late Saturday at the Texas Station casino in North Las Vegas. He was videotaped adding a $5 chip to three bets after the dice already rolled, according to a police report. Carter denied wrongdoing when police arrived. Carter faces three counts of committing a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment . . . Browns defensive lineman Desmond Bryant apologized for his arrest last month, saying the incident was a ‘‘mistake’’ and that ‘‘it’s really not the kind of person that I am.” Bryant, who played for Oakland last season, signed a five-year, $34 million free agent contract on Tuesday with Cleveland. The 6-6, 311-pounder former Harvard star was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief, and his police mugshot went viral on the Internet . . . Former Bear Chris Zorich pleaded guilty to federal tax charges, admitting to the judge that he didn’t file ‘‘in a timely fashion.’’ The 43-year-old faced four misdemeanor counts of not filing federal income tax returns from 2006 to 2009. Zorich must pay $71,000 in back taxes as part of a plea agreement. He is to be sentenced July 12.