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26 Jul 2011, 05:45pm by Rivers McCown

Report: Charles Johnson Re-Signs With Panthers

Per Pro Football Talk, the Panthers have agreed to terms with defensive end Charles Johnson on a six-year, $76 million deal with $32 million in guaranteed money. $30 million of that guaranteed money will come as a signing bonus. Not bad for someone who had only started four games prior to the 2010 season.

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26 Jul 2011, 02:56pm by Rivers McCown

The NFL's Great Scrambling Act

FO alum Bill Barnwell previews the NFL's free agency period for Grantland. Lots of top five lists to pick through here, including a section on overrated and underrated players.

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22 comments, Last at 28 Jul 2011, 6:52pm by tuluse

25 Jul 2011, 05:03pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Ten Best NFL Bargain Free Agents

It's always sure to start an argument when you use the term "bargain," so without further adieu, here are ten players who could be somewhat overlooked in free agency.

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25 Jul 2011, 04:50pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Ten Best Fits For 2011 NFL Free Agents

What are the best landing spots for some of the better free agents in the NFL? Nnamdi Asomugha, Eric Weddle, Charles Johnson, and others are handed new locations.

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2 comments, Last at 25 Jul 2011, 11:58pm by Aaron Brook's Good Twin

24 Jul 2011, 08:34am by Rivers McCown

Sources: Deal To End Lockout Reached

Hey, chumps and chumpettes. Did you get the bomb out? Can I go back to watching the sport I love?

Yes. Per Adam Schefter and the ESPN crew, all of the remaining problems have been ironed out. The likely scenario sees a press conference on Monday, and sets up free agency to begin next Saturday.

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20 Jul 2011, 05:35pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Five Teams in Danger in Free Agency

The five teams that have the most to lose in free agency. Who has a lot to do after the lockout is over?

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18 comments, Last at 25 Jul 2011, 4:53pm by tuluse

20 Jul 2011, 10:50am by Rivers McCown

Report: 75 Ex-Players Sue NFL

Take one step forward if you're a sports league that thinks it is through with courtroom battles for the time being. Not so fast, NFL.

Per TMZ, a number of retired players have seen their shadows and are suing the NFL, claiming that the league covered up just how damaging concussions are for the past 90 years. If I'm reading my chart correctly, I think that means at least six more years of well-meaning concussion commercials.

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19 comments, Last at 23 Jul 2011, 4:20am by Whatev

19 Jul 2011, 01:52pm by Rivers McCown

Free Agents You Meet in Hell

Bill Barnwell's latest for Grantland is a look at free agent groups that have traditionally yielded very poor results for buying teams. Regular readers of this site will not be surprised to see older running backs on the list.

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44 comments, Last at 23 Jul 2011, 11:29am by dwshafiz

19 Jul 2011, 08:43am by Rivers McCown

Sources: Jackson, Mankins Push For Compensation

One of the last hurdles in the way of a new CBA appears to be settling with the plaintiffs of Brady vs. the NFL. While most of the players involved don't have much of a reason to ask for special treatment, a pair of players embittered by the franchise tag are speaking up. Logan Mankins and Vincent Jackson are demanding to either become unrestricted free agents or be compensated a cool $10 million for their troubles landing a long-term deal with the Patriots and Chargers, respectively.

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55 comments, Last at 25 Jul 2011, 10:27am by Bnonymous

16 Jul 2011, 10:40am by Rivers McCown

The Giants’ 2011 OL Eerily Resembles the Cowboys’ OL of 2010

Blogging The Beast has a look at the average ages of each team's projected starting offensive line going into the 2011 season. Dallas, which had the oldest line last year, drops to sixth with the addition of Tyron Smith. The Giants, on the other hand, are projected to have the oldest starting five by an average of almost 20 months.

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12 comments, Last at 19 Jul 2011, 12:00am by sundown