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02 Aug 2015, 02:53pm by Vincent Verhei

Bobby Wagner Signs Four-Year Extension With Seahawks

Earlier this week, Seattle signed quarterback Russell Wilson to a long-term deal. Now they've also extended the contract of Bobby Wagner, in some ways the quarterback of their defense. Wagner was set to make less than a million dollars this season, but will now be the highest-paid linebacker in the NFL at $10.8 million per year on a deal that runs through 2019.

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54 comments, Last at 12:34pm by ChrisS

01 Aug 2015, 02:23pm by Rivers McCown

Three-Cone Drill Podcast (Ben Muth): Games Offensive Linemen Play

Three FO'ers at various times get together on a podcast, where they discuss offensive line play and also King of the Hill and wrestling. (Parental discretion is advised, especially for the wrestling part.)

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3 comments, Last at 02 Aug 2015, 4:58am by Bright Blue Shorts

31 Jul 2015, 10:31am by Aaron Schatz

Russell Wilson and Seahawks Agree to Extension

The Asterisk is getting paid. Wilson and the Seahawks apparently have agreed to a four-year, $87.6 million dollar extension, though we're not sure yet if the announced money is for 2015-2018 or for 2016-2019. It looks like Wilson will now be the second-highest paid player in the game, behind Aaron Rodgers.

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98 comments, Last at 2:08pm by Johnny Socko

28 Jul 2015, 02:39pm by Vincent Verhei

NFL Upholds Brady's Four-Game Suspension

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for violating the league's policy on integrity of the game.

Brady will miss the Thursday night opener against Pittsburgh, plus a home game against Jacksonville, road games against Buffalo and Dallas, and New England's bye in Week 4. He will be eligible to play Week 6 at Indianapolis.

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289 comments, Last at 2:08pm by morganja

28 Jul 2015, 12:50pm by Aaron Schatz

Ranking NFL Mascots By Creepiness

From cute and cuddly (Houston's Toro) to nightmare serial killers (Pat Patriot) and whatever the hell the Chargers' mascot is.

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10 comments, Last at 03 Aug 2015, 9:44am by Kevin from Philly

28 Jul 2015, 08:22am by Mike Tanier

NFL Urban Legends: The Strange Case of the NFL's First 1,000-Yard Rusher

If we don't have an argument about Beattie Feathers, who will?

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5 comments, Last at 30 Jul 2015, 5:09pm by Bright Blue Shorts

28 Jul 2015, 03:46am by Vincent Verhei

Cardinals Make Welter NFL's First Female Coach

The Arizona Cardinals have hired Dr. Jen Welter to their coaching staff, making her the first female coach in NFL history. And she won't be helping them with their nutrition or flexibility or training. She will be a training camp/preseason intern coaching inside linebackers, teaching the Mike Minters and Sean Weatherspoons of the world how to pursue and tackle.

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14 comments, Last at 30 Jul 2015, 7:35am by jtr

27 Jul 2015, 05:17pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: FOA 2015 Player Comments Now Available

An update on when Football Outsiders Almanac 2015 will be available, in two parts. (Click to read more.)

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24 Jul 2015, 05:35pm by Vincent Verhei

Dolphins Cut Josh Freeman

In 2010, a 22-year-old Josh Freeman was among the NFL's top ten quarterbacks in touchdowns, passer rating, touchdown rate, interception rate, game-winning drives, total offense, and passing DYAR and DVOA. The rest of his career has been, well, the rest of his career. One of the strangest cases of promise and then collapse you'll ever see.

Miami will enter training camp with Ryan Tannehill, Matt Moore, and McLeod Bethel-Thompson as its quarterbacks.

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48 comments, Last at 28 Jul 2015, 11:07pm by Noah of Arkadia

24 Jul 2015, 02:23pm by Vincent Verhei

Saints Release Junior Galette

Junior Galette had 10 sacks last season and 12 in 2013, and the Saints have reportedly paid him $18 million in the past year. And now, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, they are cutting ties with him.

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6 comments, Last at 26 Jul 2015, 4:30pm by andrew