Miles of smiles
Austin cashes in
IRVING, Texas (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys have given Pro Bowl
receiver Miles Austin his long-anticipated new contract.
Austin is getting a six-year contract extension. Financial terms
were not immediately disclosed.
Austin signed a $3.168 million contract in June, but Cowboys
owner Jerry Jones had repeatedly said he wanted to sign the
receiver coming off a breakout season to a long-term deal. That
finally came Thursday, three days before the season opener at
Austin last season had 81 catches for 1,320 yards, sixth-best in
team history and the sixth-best by an undrafted receiver ever in
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