Well, today was Rules Committee day, and let's see what passed:
4th & 15 - PASSED TABLED!
Not sure what the hell happened here, but apparently there was the belief that it would be the slippery slope towards eliminating kickoffs altogether.
Like how electing Obama would make
The NFL projects that the salary cap will go up next year.
Currently at $188.6 million, the league projects the salary cap will be in the range of $196.8 million to $201.2 million for next season.
It all depends on year-end revenue.
Reminder: the first salary cap under the
NFL Numbers: today's news brought to you by the numbers 16, 21, and 84, and the numbers they received from their associated teams.
Zeke got PAID!
A six-year extension worth $90 million.
Taking into account the two years he had left on his rookie deal, it's $103 million over eight years,
18 teams begin full training camps today.
13 have veterans reporting; 5 have everyone reporting.
In addition, rookies for the Bengals, Rams & Steelers report today.
Jalen Ramsey showed up in style.
Not reporting today? Melvin Gordon, who continues to pursue a contract extension.
Gordon is set to
NFL News: Two days until the Draft.
The Seahawks, as predicted once they signed Russell to all that money, have traded Frank Clark.
To the Chiefs, for a 2019 First round pick, a swap of 2019 Thirds, and a 2020 Second.
For the Chiefs, I guess they saw their window
Russell Wilson got PAID. A four-year extension worth $140 million, including a no-trade clause, keeping him a Seahawk until 2023.
Or, more than Aaron Rodgers, which is apparently what his measuring stick was.
He is/was scheduled to make $17 million this year, and if the extension wasn't realized
The AAF might die as early as tomorrow.
It comes down to the league wanting to use bottom-roster NFL players, but needs an agreement with the NFL, who needs agreement from the NFLPA to allow such a deal to go forward.
Forbes is on board, writing a pressure-piece
Franchise tag - Day 2: no applications yet.
The Steelers announced they won't use the Transition Tag on Le'Veon Bell
So teams can "officially" pitch offers to him starting March 11.
Whatever happens outside that better not get the league's attention, otherwise...TAMPERING!
Wherever he signs, the Steelers will
In the wake of losing the Defensive Coordinator to becoming head coach in Miami, the Patriots have decided to turn their defense into Schiano men!
It helps that Greg Schiano coached Bill Belichick's son at Rutgers, along with (probably more importantly) current Patriots defensive backs Devin McCourty, Jason McCourty
Bruce Irvin, freed from the Raiders, has decided to play for the Falcons.
Irvin was born & raised in the Atlanta area. Having played for Dan Quinn in Seattle was also an attraction.
"This was a dream [come] true," Irvin told ESPN's Vaughn McClure. "The Patriots and Steelers
The expected return of Le'Veon Bell this week is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye not only guarantees him no contact for another week,
It's still a few weeks to the October 30th deadline, but who cares about facts? Trade rumours!
Shady to the Eagles.
Cardinals LB Deone Bucannon to the Eagles.
A bitter former employee is accusing Shad Khan of trying to have London, and specifically Wembley, be the permanent Jaguars home