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02 Aug 2011, 04:59pm by Rivers McCown

Saints Reportedly Agree To Terms With Aubrayo Franklin

San Francisco nose tackle Aubrayo Franklin, coming off a season where he was franchised and played extremely well, reportedly settled for a one-year deal with New Orleans. Should be pretty interesting to see how Gregg Williams uses Franklin, Sedrick Ellis, and Shaun Rogers together.

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17 comments, Last at 03 Aug 2011, 7:38pm by speedegg

02 Aug 2011, 03:43pm by Rivers McCown

Vikings To Release Bryant McKinnie

I guess this better explains the Charlie Johnson signing for Minnesota. Former Pro Bowler Bryant McKinnie was granted his release after nine seasons in purple as his weight problems and off-the-field issues finally became too much to deal with for the Vikings.

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12 comments, Last at 24 Aug 2011, 9:15am by andrew

01 Aug 2011, 01:10pm by Rivers McCown

Randy Moss Retires

After falling from Patriots No. 1 receiver to Titans decoy last year, Randy Moss has decided to retire. He finishes his career with seven Pro Bowl selections, four All-Pro selections, and tied for second all-time with 153 touchdown receptions.

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95 comments, Last at 07 Aug 2011, 6:53pm by Mr Shush

26 Jul 2011, 06:23pm by Rivers McCown

Report: Quintin Mikell Agrees To Four-Year Deal With Rams

Adam Schefter is reporting that Eagles safety Quintin Mikell has agreed to a four-year deal with the Rams. More information as it becomes available. Per Schefter on TV, the total compensation will be $28 million.

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18 comments, Last at 27 Jul 2011, 8:58pm by chemical burn

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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16 comments, Last at 28 Jul 2011, 4:42am by BJR

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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25 comments, Last at 09 Feb 2013, 9:44pm by web site

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