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Big Blue View 14 hours ago
NFL Free Agency 2014: QBs Matt Flynn, Josh Freeman visiting Giants today

NFL Free Agency 2014: QBs Matt Flynn, Josh Freeman visiting Giants today

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...
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford in elite class with Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford in elite class with Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady

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...
Steelers sign former Bears punter Podlesh

Steelers sign former Bears punter Podlesh

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.
Running backs still important to Packers offense

Running backs still important to Packers offense

If the running back position is becoming obsolete, the Green Bay Packers didn’t get the message. They’ve seen what stands in the way of another Super Bowl.

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Kevin Williams leaves Giants visit without signing

Former Vikings defensive tackle said he's `going to see what happens.'

Vikings awarded a Manning (no, not that one) off waivers

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.
Matthew Stafford ranked sixth among world's best-paid athletes -- ahead of Tom Brady, Calvin Johnson

Matthew Stafford ranked sixth among world's best-paid athletes -- ahead of Tom Brady, Calvin Johnson

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

Lions' Stafford is sixth-highest paid athlete in world, ahead of Brady, Bryant

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.
Detroit Lions mock draft roundup: 13 experts project 8 different players to Lions

Detroit Lions mock draft roundup: 13 experts project 8 different players to Lions

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

Packers to re-sign QB Flynn

Matt Flynn agreed to contract terms and will re-sign with the Green Bay Packers as the primary backup to quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Detroit Lions host TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, kicker Nate Freese for pre-draft visits

Detroit Lions host TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, kicker Nate Freese for pre-draft visits

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
Vikings bring back former Iowa tight end Allen Reisner

Vikings bring back former Iowa tight end Allen Reisner

The Minnesota Vikings signed Allen Reisner, a former Iowa tight end who spent part of the 2012 season on the Vikings' practice squad.

Bears waive defensive end Ozougwu

The Chicago Bears made a minor roster move Tuesday, waiving defensive end Cheta Ozougwu.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 8 hours ago
Vikings' Josh Samuda suffers serious ankle injury

Vikings' Josh Samuda suffers serious ankle injury

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

Sharper's California hearing postponed pending Arizona hearing

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.

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