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Khalil Mack Traded to Bears
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Khalil Mack Traded to Bears

The biggest trade of the year is on, according to multiple reports this morning. Oakland is trading edge rusher Khalil Mack to Chicago for a package that should include two first-round picks plus other compensation. Mack would then likely agree to a new long-term contract with Chicago.

47 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2018, 3:55pm by Steve in WI

Aaron Donald: Six-Year, $135 Million Extension

This big-money signings continue, as the Rams hand Aaron Donald a new contract with six years and $135 million. Added on to 2017, that makes seven years and $141 million. The deal includes $87 million guaranteed. I believe this leaves Le'Veon Bell, Earl Thomas, and Khalil Mack as holdouts.

3 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2018, 10:54am by jtr

Jets Trading Bridgewater to Saints

The New York Jets are trading quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to the New Orleans Saints. The news was first reported by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

21 comments, Last at 05 Sep 2018, 10:26am by Mike B. In Va

Aaron Rodgers Gets 4-Year, $134 Million Extension

The final domino to fall in this summer's quarterback payment extravaganza has fallen, as Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have agreed to a four-year extension that takes his contract through 2023 when he'll be 40 years old. The early numbers say the new deal averages $33.5 million in new money over the four years, including a record $57.5 million signing bonus.

15 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2018, 6:18pm by Mountain Time ---- formerly Ninjalectual

FOA 2018 Media: SB Nation (FINAL UPDATE)

Once again this year, we've worked with SB Nation to answer questions about Football Outsiders Almanac 2018 and the upcoming NFL season. We'll post answers for each team as they are published. (Click to read more.)

SITE NEWS: FO Seeks Interns for Injury Database

We are looking to hire two interns to work on the injury database for the 2018 NFL season.

Odell Beckham Gets Paid

The New York Giants have signed wide receiver Odell Beckham to a five-year, $96 million contract extension. He is guaranteed $65 million, the most ever for a wide receiver, and will average more than $20 million over the next three years.

According to Kevin Patra of NFL.com, the only players in the league with more guaranteed money are Matt Ryan and Kirk Cousins. The deal will average $19 million per year, second among non-quarterbacks behind Von Miller.

Monday Morning Digest: Preseason Questions Left Unanswered

Featuring Adrian Peterson skepticism and Tom Brady riding on a moonbeam with Alex Guerrero.

FOA 2018 Media: Deadspin

Still haven't bought your copy of Football Outsiders Almanac 2018? Do you need more convincing? If so, check out our annual feature on Deadspin, with a one-paragraph excerpt from each of the 32 NFL team chapters in FOA 2018.

Player Tracking Data is Next Step in NFL's Analytics Revolution

Seth Walder dips just a little bit into what teams are going to be able to accomplish with the player tracking data. There's going to be a lot of machine learning going on, and a few teams are going to get into this much faster and get a clear advantage on the other teams for a few years.

3 comments, Last at 27 Aug 2018, 9:28am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin