1:52 AM EST, Sun March 01, 2015
Akron Beacon Journal 7 hours ago
Josh McCown’s 3-year deal with Browns is worth $14 million, including $6.25 million guaranteed, with another $6 million possible through incentives

Josh McCown’s 3-year deal with Browns is worth $14 million, including $6.25 million guaranteed, with another $6 million possible through incentives

Striking a deal with veteran Josh McCown won’t preclude the Browns from shopping for other quarterbacks this offseason, but it’s worth noting that they’re paying him like a short-term starter.The three-year contract the Browns and McCown agreed upon Friday is worth $14 million and could escalate to a maximum of $20 million because of incentives associated with playing time and reaching the postseason, a league source confirmed Saturday for the Beacon Journal. The deal also includes $6.25 million guaranteed — $5.25 million in 2015 — the source said.The source spoke on condition of...
Browns Beat | Plain Dealer 6 hours ago

Josh McCown's 3 year deal worth $14 million, including $6.25 million fully guaranteed and $6 million in incentives

Josh McCown will make $5.25 million in his first year with the Browns, with a chance to make $2 million more his first year.
Browns Beat | Plain Dealer 15 hours ago

Cleveland Browns agree to terms with Josh McCown on 3-year deal

Josh McCown was signed primarily to serve as a mentor to Johnny Manziel, Connor Shaw and any other young quarterback the Browns might bring in.
Pats Pulpit 2 hours ago

2015 Patriots GIF of the Year: A Hoomangous Catch vs Rainbow LaFell

The Tedy Bruschi Division starts the next round! 12. A Hoomangous Catch Folks, Michael Hoomanawanui advances in one of the biggest upsets of the tournament. He beat Bill Belichick laughing at the thought of benching Tom Brady. That's inexcusable. I have no idea how that happened. Well, maybe a little. So the Belichick GIF is titled "Belichick laughs at controversy". The title also had "GIF" in it. So "GIF" and "Belichick" and "Controversy" basically cleaned up at the SEO sweepstakes and brough a ridiculous amount of traffic. Over 2000 votes were collected. Hooman won with 53% of the vote....

Big names become available this week via free agency; will Steelers be tempted?

NFL teams and free agents can begin negotiating Saturday, and new contracts can be signed beginning 4 p.m. March 10. The Steelers could be active ...
Kevin Nogle / The Phinsider 8 hours ago

Phinsider Radio Replay - Mike Wallace, Scouting Combine, and Free Agency

We replay Phinsider Radio from this week. Phinsider Radio, our weekly podcast, replays this evening. The show is hosted live by the Phinsider editor Keith Beebe every Thursday night at 9pm ET. Each episode, we take a look at the last week of news for the Miami Dolphins, preview whatever is next on the NFL schedule, and take your calls. This week, Keith was joined by co-host Chris Early and special guest Louis Sung, as they discussed the future of Mike Wallace, the results from the NFL Scouting Combine, and what the Dolphins could do in free agency. During the live show each week, you can...

The Chronicle: Ken Riley headed to the Hall

We dive into a topic started with a FanPost, asking if the San Francisco 49ers were to release Ahmad Brooks, should the Bengals sign him. Also, a heavy congratulations to Ken Riley and an update on Orson Charles. Should the Bengals reunite with linebacker Ahmad Brooks. This comes from commenter phil515 in a FanPost, who writes: "Before you become set on an opinion look at it this way he is as aggressive as Burfict. He can shut down that outside spot and can go get in the backfield behind the wall of fear that we call our own Carlos Dunlap." Brooks, currently signed through 2017 with the...
Big Cat Country 14 hours ago

Could the Eagles and Jaguars make a draft day trade?

There's quite a bit of talk about the Philadelphia Eagles trading up into the NFL Draft to pick Marcus Mariota, could the Jaguars be trade partners? As we get closer to the NFL Draft, there has been quite a bit of talk about the Philadelphia Eagles trading up into the Top 5 in order to pick quarterback Marcus Mariota. One of the most recent rumors involved the Eagles trading up to the No. 4 overall pick and including veteran running back LeSean McCoy in the deal, who it seems the Eagles are ready to part with. Mike Dempsey of Jaguars Today on 1010XL also floated this idea out one day last...

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Boston Herald 1 hour ago
Jonas Gray determined to work way back

Jonas Gray determined to work way back

After showing up late for a Friday meeting following his breakout game against the Colts in November, Patriots running back Jonas Gray went from Sports Illustrated cover boy to under cover. He became nonexistent in the offense, was in and out of the doghouse and ultimately relegated to sideline cheerleader at the Super Bowl.
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago

Of course there's a conspiracy theory involving the Jets and the Patriots cheating scandal

The league executive investigating the matter last worked for the Jets nine years ago. His motive might be obvious, maybe.
In matchup of reshuffled lineups, Heat come up short against steady Hawks

In matchup of reshuffled lineups, Heat come up short against steady Hawks

Both the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks featured new-look starting lineups in their clash Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
San Diego Union-Tribune 3 hours ago

Former Chargers GM A.J. Smith retires

Winningest GM in team history, polarizing figure walks away from NFL.
Florida Times-Union 4 hours ago
Jaguars Insider: Putting premium on QB pressure

Jaguars Insider: Putting premium on QB pressure

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley was asked at the NFL Scouting Combine last week if he figured on his defense intercepting more than six passes in 2015; their 2014 total was tied for the NFL’s fewest. “Yeah, I would like to think we’ll get more,” he said. But Bradley then turned the focus on getting more interceptions not at his secondary but toward his defensive line. read more
Plain Dealer 6 hours ago

Cleveland Browns high-wire act at quarterback continues and next step could be a doozy: Tom Reed

A safer play might have been re-signing Brian Hoyer, who won seven games for the Browns last season.
News-Herald 7 hours ago
Jim Ingraham's iChart: Is winning the Josh McCown Sweepstakes really a victory?

Jim Ingraham's iChart: Is winning the Josh McCown Sweepstakes really a victory?

It was sweaty palms time for a while, but the Browns finally closed the deal. They won the coveted Josh McCown Sweepstakes.You know what that means: The ball is now in the Patriots' court.Your move, Belichick.The Browns signing McCown raises the question of what either party found attractive about the other.
Chris Bosh released from hospital, now resting at home

Chris Bosh released from hospital, now resting at home

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh was released from Baptist Health System Hospital on Friday and is resting at home following his diagnosis a week ago of blood clots on his lungs.
Houston Chronicle 11 hours ago

Cushing goes under knife to get ready for season

Inside linebacker Brian Cushing underwent surgery three times after the season to help him get ready for his seventh season with the Texans. Not only did Cushing undergo surgery to repair a broken right wrist, but he also had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and left ankle. “Left ankle, left knee — the same […]

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