NFL Media's Rand Getlin reported on Wednesday's edition of NFL Total Access that talks have been "active" and there is optimism a deal might be finalized before training camp opens.
Wagner is slated to earn just under $1 million in the final year of his rookie contract.
He's an obvious candidate for an extension after earning a first-team All Pro nod and one controversial MVP vote last season.
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