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How local prospects fared as undrafted NFL free agents

Former Missouri cornerback Aarion Penton signed with the LA Chargers as an undrafted free agent.
Former Missouri cornerback Aarion Penton signed with the LA Chargers as an undrafted free agent. AP

Here’s a quick wrapup of several undrafted free agents from the Kansas City area or area colleges who signed contracts with NFL teams:

▪ Missouri cornerback Aarion Penton is the big winner, receiving a $25,000 signing bonus from the Los Angeles Rams.

▪ Texas Tech defensive tackle (and Park Hill grad) Ondre Pipkins received a $7,500 signing bonus from Washington.

▪ Missouri defensive tackle Josh Augusta received a $1,000 signing bonus with $1,500 of his base salary guaranteed from the New England Patriots.

▪ Pittsburg State safety (and Raymore-Peculiar grad) Deron Washington received a $2,000 signing bonus from the Atlanta Falcons.

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