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Drew Brees has received a new contract proposal from the New Orleans Saints, the proposal was announced on Thursday afternoon by general manager Mickey Loomis. Loomis has been in deadlocked negotiations with Brees’ manager Tom Condon over a $2 million per year dispute. Brees is believed to be seeking $20.3 million per year while the… Read more »
Roger Goodell on June 18 will meet with four New Orleans Saints players who were suspended last month following an investigation into the teams 2009 through 2011 bounty program. Roger Goodell has not met with any of the four players since he handed down his punishment. Among those appeals Goodell will meet with New Orleans… Read more »
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin will continue to coach the Super Bowl champs through the 2014 season after the Giants granted their head coach a contract extension on Wednesday. Coughlin helped guide the New York Giants to Super Bowl win in 2007 and then again in 2012. The team has not revealed the… Read more »
Indoor Football League (IFL) team the Allen Wranglers recently cut former NFL star Terrell Owens and now the former Pro-Bowl player wants the team to issue him a public apology and pay $160,000 or face a lawsuit. The Wranglers fired T.O. last week and took away his partial ownership in the team. At the time… Read more »
Brian Banks was a star middle linebacker at Long Beach Polytechnic High School and had agreed to a full scholarship with the USC Trojans before his life came grumbling down. Banks was accused and eventually charged with rape of a close childhood friend in 2002, a charge she has now recanted. After spending five years… Read more »
The Detroit Lions have watched during the off-season as running back Mikel Leshoure was arrested for marijuana possession and Nick Fairley was arrested on two separate occasions for drunk driving and marijuana possession and now the franchise under NFL rules may face fines of its own. NFL rules state that when two players are suspended… Read more »
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley was arrested on Sunday morning in Alabama. The Detroit Lions first-round draft pick in 2011 was stopped as he drove past a state trooper at 100 mph in his Cadillac Escalade in unincorporated Mobile County. The 24-year-old NFLer at first refused to stop for the officers lights and sirens… Read more »
New England Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco was not upset when his SUV ...
The Baltimore Ravens and star running back Ray Rice have not been able to hammer out a long-term contract and because of that conflict Rice has not been participating in organized team activities, something the Ravens had hoped to remedy sooner rather than later. Now sources close to the teams talks with Ray Rice have… Read more »
While the NFL has been battling cries for better concussion detection and management the league went in a different health direction on Tuesday, announcing a rule change that will require all players to wear thigh and knee pads starting in the 2013 season. While the players’ union could oppose the rule because it was not… Read more »
Apparently all it takes for Tim Tebow to become an E! Entertainment Television celebrity these days was a decent college football career, a couple of come-from-behind NFL wins and a very public belief in god. Sports Illustrated is reporting that Tim Tebow is getting his own 30-minute special airing on E! although what the airing… Read more »
It’s hard to image the sports press being so obsessed with a second ...
The Pittsburgh Steelers had hoped in Week 15 of 2011 that an ankle injured ...
When All-Pro receiver Cris Carter played for the Minnesota Vikings he often paid “bounties” to his offensive line to protect him from players he thought might cause him harm during his 16-year NFL career. Carter appeared on the “Hill and Schlereth” show on ESPN Radio on Wednesday where he proclaimed: “I’m guilty of (bounties) —… Read more »
The first major step towards beginning construction of the Minnesota Vikings new stadium has been completed as the Minnesota House of Representatives approved a bill to build a new $975 million stadium in Minneapolis. The House negotiated for eight hours on Monday before they finally approved the bill by a vote of 73-58. After an… Read more »
When Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left for the NFL in 2003 he had not yet earned his degree from Miami University in southwest Ohio, now nine years after the fact the NFL star has managed to finish the required classes needed to pick up his diploma. The 30-year-old Roethlisberger received his bachelor’s degree in… Read more »
The Miami Dolphins and linebacker Cameron Wake will have at least four more years together after Cameron on Sunday agreed to sign a four-year contract extension worth a reported $49 million with $20 million guaranteed. First announced by an insider close to the team the deal was later confirmed via the Dolphins official Twitter feed,… Read more »
The family of Junior Seau has agreed to let researchers study his brain to determine if he suffered extensive damage from concussions received during his 20-year NFL career. The announcement comes just one day after a San Diego County medical examiner officially ruled Seau’s death to be caused by a self inflicted gunshot wound to… Read more »
Michigan State’s Kirk Cousins was selected in the fourth round of the ...
In what can only be described as the most predictable story of 2012 ...
Being named to an NFL Pro Bowl team is a huge honor for NFL players, however the event itself is typically seen as little more than an excuse for players to receive a free trip to Hawaii while playing a half-hearted game of football when they arrive. It’s for that reason that NFL commissioner Roger… Read more »
While it is unlikely that penalties and fines will be handed down to New Orleans Saints players this week, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Wednesday that he is almost done conducting interviews regarding player participation in the bounty program. Speaking at an NFL draft event Goodell said he doesn’t expect to issue any final… Read more »
Detroit Lions wideout Calvin “Megatron” Johnson has won the ...
St. Louis Rams general manager Ryan Grigson confirmed on Tuesday that ...
Veteran safety Brian Dawkins is calling it quits after spending 16 years in the National Football League. The pro safety’s announcement was made on Monday via his personal Twitter account. In announcing his retirement Dawkins proclaimed: “The Lord has blessed me to play in the NFL for 16 years. I would like to thank the… Read more »
The 2012 NFL draft is just around the corner and while much of the sporting ...
NFL star Braylon Edwards settled his slander lawsuit with a group of restaurant employees last month and has donated all of the money from that settlement to charity. According to several sources the $14 million lawsuit was dropped last month after Edwards and his legal team reached an agreement with everyone involved. The lawsuit went… Read more »
Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free-agent Mike Wallace watched as Friday’s tender deadline came and went without any further offers from other NFL teams and now reports are circulating that Wallace may sit out offseason drills and possibly the start of training camp. Several sources inside the Steelers’ organization says Wallace proclaimed that he would not sign… Read more »
St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has been suspended “indefinitely” for his part in orchestrating the NFL bounty program for his former team the New Orleans Saints. Now Williams’ advisers are attempting to set into motion some type of reinstatement plan. According to an NFL.com report the coaches advisers have already reached out to… Read more »
Sean Payton has already begun to serve his one-season suspension following an investigation into the New Orleans Saints NFL bounty program and now sources close to the coach with details of his suspension contract have revealed that Payton is essentially taking part in an NFL exile. Under terms of his suspension Payton can not speak… Read more »
After 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts Peyton Manning was began barking out calls and throwing passes to his new teammates in Denver on Monday. The Denver Broncos began holding team workouts on Monday morning and Manning was ready for the offseason conditioning program while throwing some passes to his new receiving corp during an… Read more »
Wes Welker says he’s OK with receiving a franchise tag from the New England Patriots, a tag that will keep him on the team for $9.5 million next season. In speaking with NFL Network’s NFL Total Access on Thursday Welker revealed: “I mean, it’s a lot of money. How can you ever be upset about… Read more »
Blazing Saddles actor and former Detroit Lions star Alex Karras has filed a lawsuit against the National Football League (NFL) in which he claims that his increasing dementia was caused because the league failed to protect him from concussions during his playing days. Aside from his time in the NFL Karras played Mongo in “Blazing… Read more »
Bill Parcells is not likely to coach the New Orleans Saints as Sean Payton serves out his full season suspension stemming from the teams former bounty program. According to insiders Bill Parcells wants to stay retired and despite talks with his good friend Sean Payton he hasn’t decided to take the one season coaching position…. Read more »
Denver Broncos receiver revealed on Monday that after various workouts with ...
The New Orleans Saints will be without head coach Sean Payton after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell decided on Monday to keep the coaches full-season suspension in place following a bounty program that urged players to injure their opponents for bonus money. Payton was originally scheduled to begin his suspension on April 1, that day has… Read more »
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay on Tuesday claimed that Baylor heisman ...
Sean Payton and Mickey Loomis are hoping to save their coaching and team management seasons on Tuesday when they meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and various other NFL officials to discuss their 2012 season suspensions brought on by the teams bounty program. Commissioner Goodell has promised that the appeal process would be met with… Read more »
If New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton can’t win his appeal and ...
Nike isn’t happy about Tim Tebow’s trade to the New York Jets, ...
Last week the Los Angeles Times wrote a piece in which they claimed through ...
The Super Bowl champion New York Giants will kick off the 2012 NFL season when they host the Dallas Cowboys during a Sept. 5 event at MetLife Stadium. The game will kickoff at 8:30 p.m. ET and will be televised live on NBC. While the regular season has traditionally started on a Thursday since 2002… Read more »
The Indianapolis Colts will have a special guest in the next couple of weeks when Stanford quarterback and likely 2012 NFL Draft first round draft pick Andrew Luck holds a private workout for his likely future team. Colts general manager Ryan Grigson said during a conference call on Monday that Andrew Luck was ready to… Read more »
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is expected to attend NFL owners ...
There’s nothing like the love of a god fearing man to make us smile in the morning. Pat Robertson was back to his “hate everyone who doesn’t share my beliefs” hate spewing self-caricature this morning when he attacked the Denver Broncos for replacing the overrated bible-thumping Tim Tebow with recently rehabilitated mega-star Peyton Manning. According… Read more »
Former New England Patriots defensive end Mark Anderson is now playing for division rival the Buffalo Bills. Less than one week after signing defensive end Mario Williams the team proved they were serious about improving their defense by signing Anderson to a four-year deal. According to reports Anderson’s new deal will net him $27.5 million… Read more »
The NFL on Wednesday announced that New Orleans Saints head coach will be suspended for one year with no pay following the teams implementation of a bounty program. The team will also pay a fine of $500,000. According to NFL officials the bounty program which paid players to injure opponents is in direct violation of… Read more »
Matt Flynn is no longer QB2 for the Green Bay Packers, that after Flynn met with and signed a three year contract with the Seattle Seahawks, a contract worth $26 million with $10 million guaranteed. Over the last week Flynn had met with the Miami Dolphins and the Seattle Seahawks in the hopes of finding… Read more »
Miami, FL – The San Francisco 49ers have jumped into the race to win over Peyton Manning and with that announcement free-agent quarterback Alex Smith has decided to meet with the Miami Dolphins. Smith traveled to Miami on Sunday to sit down with the teams front office and discuss his future. Speaking with the South… Read more »