12:11 AM EDT, Wed April 16, 2014
NFC North Rumors & News
Big Blue View 14 hours ago
Quarterback's Josh Freeman and Matt Flynn will be visiting the Giants today. Follow @BigBlueView Kevin Williams will have a few additional targets to chase around after last night's dinner. According NFL Network's Kim Jones, quarterbacks Matt Flynn and Josh Freeman will be in East Rutherford to meet, visit, and work out for the New York Giants today. Josh Freeman & Matt Flynn expected to work out for NYG tomorrow. Both to arrive in town today. — Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) April 14, 2014 With Eli Manning sidelined for six weeks following ankle surgery, New York has been in...
Lions Lowdown | Oakland Press 8 hours ago
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was one of the three highest paid players on American sports teams in 2013, according to an ESPN survey of worldwide sports salaries. Stafford, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady were three of only seven professional athletes in the world who made at least $31 million last year. This is based strictly on salary, not endorsement money. Rodgers ($40 million) was ranked fourth while Stafford ($31.5 million) was sixth and Brady ($31 million was seventh. Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson ($25 million) was tied for 16th...
Chicago Bears Blog | ESPN Chicago 7 hours ago
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Chicago Bears punter Adam Podlesh to a one-year contract, the team announced on Tuesday. The Bears released Podlesh in March prior to the start of free agency after the seven-year NFL veteran averaged 40.6 yards per punt, with a 37.9-yard net average in 2013. Podlesh, who signed a five-year, $10 million contract with $3.5 million guaranteed with the Bears on July 30, 2011, was scheduled to count $1.825 million against Chicago’s salary cap in 2014 before team decided to cut ties with the punter.
Access Vikings | Minneapolis Star-Tribune 6 hours ago
Former Vikings defensive tackle said he's `going to see what happens.'
The Vikings were awarded linebacker Terrell Manning off waivers from the San Diego Chargers today, adding another young and unproven player to the mix at that unsettled position.
What do Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant, Calvin Johnson, Peyton Manning and Albert Pujols have in common? They're all heading to their respective Halls of Fame someday. They all made less money last year than Matthew Stafford.
Detroit Free Press 7 hours ago
ESPN revealed today the 25 top-paid athletes in the world, and the Lions quarterback comes in at No. 6 with a yearly salary of $31.5 million. That ranks ahead of No. 7 Tom Brady's $31 million and No. 8 Kobe Bryant's $30.5 million - Brady and Bryant have combined to win eight championships.
Most national analysts feel the Lions will address the team's secondary in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft.
Chicago Tribune 8 hours ago
Matt Flynn agreed to contract terms and will re-sign with the Green Bay Packers as the primary backup to quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Seferian-Jenkins was a top red-zone target for Washington the past three seasons, catching 21 touchdowns for the Huskies.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 8 hours ago
The Minnesota Vikings signed Allen Reisner, a former Iowa tight end who spent part of the 2012 season on the Vikings' practice squad.
Bears Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports 8 hours ago
The Chicago Bears made a minor roster move Tuesday, waiving defensive end Cheta Ozougwu.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 8 hours ago
It was a no-contact workout Tuesday for the Vikings at Winter Park, but that did not mean players went unscathed.
Green Bay Press-Gazette 9 hours ago
A scheduled court hearing for former Green Bay Packers safety Darren Sharper was continued until Thursday morning after a Los Angeles judge decided Tuesday to find out what happens in a related hearing for Sharper on Wednesday in Arizona.