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Free agent wide receiver Donte' Stallworth is in stable condition after being injured in a hot air balloon accident on Saturday.

The accident occurred in the Miami area, according to ESPN Boston. Stallworth is expected to make a full recovery and continue his playing career, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Stallworth played one game for the New England Patriots last year and has played with five other teams in his career.

On the same day of the accident, The Patriots released wide receiver Brandon Lloyd and reached agreement on a one-year deal with cornerback Aqib Talib to stay with the team, according to several media reports.

NFL.com reported that Lloyd could return to the team with a lesser salary. He was due a $3 million roster bonus before getting cut.

Lloyd started 15 of 16 games and had 74 catches for 911 yards with four touchdowns for New England last season, his only one with the Patriots.

NFL.com reported Saturday that Talib's deal is worth $5 million. Talib reportedly turned down a three-year offer so he can test the free agent waters again next year.

---A $1 million roster bonus for New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis kicked in on Saturday as the team continues to try to trade him.

The Jets have reportedly been in talks with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers about trading Revis for a first-round pick.

---The San Francisco 49ers announced Saturday that they signed safety Craig Dahl to a three-year contract. Dahl had his first 100-tackle season last year for the St. Louis Rams.

---The New York Giants agreed to a one-year deal with wide receiver Louis Murphy on Saturday, according to NBC Sports' Pro Football Talk. Murphy caught 25 passes for 336 yards with one touchdown in 16 games in 2012.

---Linebacker Dan Connor signed a one-year contract with the New York Giants, the team announced. Connor was recently released by the Dallas Cowboys in a move to help get under the salary cap.

---The New York Jets re-signed kicker Nick Folk and confirmed the signings of guard Willie Colon and defensive lineman Antonio Garay. Colon, who spent his entire career with Pittsburgh, received a reported one-year, $1.2 million contract. Garay, who signed a one-year deal, played for the San Diego Chargers the past four seasons.
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