20 Sep 2011, 04:36pm by Rivers McCown
After franchising him in the offseason, the Ravens came to an agreement with Haloti Ngata on a long-term contract today, on the deadline for franchise players to sign extensions. The total value of the deal is said to be $61 million over five years. Only two franchise players didn't sign an extension: Vincent Jackson and Paul Soliai.
30 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2011, 2:02pm by Anonymous Coward
19 Sep 2011, 02:55am by Rivers McCown
Cam Newton gets a look under a wider magnifying glass, Jim Harbaugh doesn't need your lousy near-red zone possessions, and the FO staffers bicker about roughing the passer rules. All this and Luke McCown in this week's Audibles.
146 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2011, 2:25pm by Karma Coma
17 Sep 2011, 11:00am by Rivers McCown
According to CBSSports.com, the wheel of college football realignment has spread to the east coast. Pittsburgh and Syracuse have submitted applications to leave the Big East for the ACC, and both are expected to be admitted.
30 comments, Last at 20 Sep 2011, 4:31pm by Jericho
17 Sep 2011, 10:57am by Rivers McCown
Somebody told me (it was the Kansas City Star, actually) that the Chiefs and cornerback Brandon Flowers agreed to a new contract last night. According to the paper, the contract is worth $50 million over five years, with $22 million in guarantees.
11 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2011, 9:07am by dmb
16 Sep 2011, 10:36am by Rivers McCown
Not only are we losing the recipes and doubling up on Chad Henne, but we're also drinking early ... purely to stay hydrated, mind you, in this week's best quotes.
20 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2011, 6:14pm by greenOak
14 Sep 2011, 04:41pm by Rivers McCown
The Atlantic's cover feature is a takedown of the NCAA's corporate structure. The content is hardly groundbreaking, but this is a good consolidation of the silliness that abounds within the NCAA offices.
74 comments, Last at 01 Jan 2013, 7:16am by mano
12 Sep 2011, 04:07am by Rivers McCown
A look at why our DVOA projections like Miami so much this season, and an overview of the subjective problems the Dolphins have that our system may not account for.
7 comments, Last at 13 Sep 2011, 8:38am by Anonymous(not that one)
11 Sep 2011, 05:23pm by Rivers McCown
Ray Rice goes HAM, the Chargers continue to have problems on special teams, and Cam Newton ... plays well? What?
153 comments, Last at 16 Sep 2011, 12:57am by BigCheese
11 Sep 2011, 08:42am by Rivers McCown
The Cowboys decided to pay the price to lock up perennial Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten right before the season started. According to ESPN.com's Adam Schefter, Witten will sign a five-year extension worth a total of $37 million. $19 million of that is guaranteed.
8 comments, Last at 12 Sep 2011, 12:21pm by cisforcookie
10 Sep 2011, 06:06pm by Rivers McCown
Adrian Peterson became the latest big star to sign a deal before the start of the NFL season, agreeing on a seven-year, $96 million dollar pact with the Vikings. Escalators can take the total value of the contract to $100 million, and there are $36 million in guarantees along with $40 million in the first three years.
26 comments, Last at 26 Nov 2011, 1:27pm by Vikings_Schedule