Sorry - the pre-school year meetings took more time than I thought, so if this is published on time please forgive the errors.
Aaron Rodgers got paid!
It's a four-year, $134 million extension, and contains a record $57.5 million signing bonus and will earn more than $80 million by March
After a penalty-filled game against the Swaguars, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said the new helmet rule "will cost people jobs".
When reached for comment, his special assistant had this to add:
In news that will shock... SHOCK you, and possibly revive Crimebeat!, Richie Incognito has been arrested again.
Quick NFL Hits:
Nick Foles doesn't care that Tawmmy didn't shake his hand after the Superb Owl
Why should he? He's the one that won the damn thing.I hope that when they meet next week for the preseason game, Foles just holds out his hand and asks him to kiss
Rams G Jamon Brown - two games for "violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse".
Packers RB Aaron Jones - two games for substance violations.
stemming from "an early October 2017 arrest and marijuana-related charge, to which he pleaded no contest in February".
Actual good thing: The Vikings have announced Dennis Green will be inducted into their Ring of Honor.
The selected date is September 23rd, against the Bills.
Nice to see they chose a game they might actually win.
Another good thing: the Eagles gave a Super Bowl ring to
Not quite on bent knee, but the Chargers have reached out to Antonio Gates about a possible return.
The ACL tear to Hunter Henry is forcing the Chargers to reconsider the decision to cut Gates.
If Mark Davis were half the man his father was, he'd sign Gates
Julian Edelman is apologizing for his failed test, but no one is certain what he tested positive for.
The League is having the sample retested, as the positive came as a result of a substance that wasn’t immediately recognizable, and there are scientists analyzing it.
Meanwhile, he can
RGIII is back, baby!
A one-year deal with the Ravens.
The best comment on Deadspin was that the Ravens signed him because he can't bend his knees to take one.
On the other end of the redemption spectrum, JFF says it's the Browns fault he turned out to
The Patriots have traded Brandin Cooks & a 4th-rounder to the Rams in exchange for the Rams 2018 first-round pick & a sixth-round pick.
At least Dreamboat still has Gronk. For now.
For statistical purposes, the Rams now have only one third-round pick, three fourth-round picks, and two sixth-round
Not that he's officially on the market, but if he were the Giants want two first-round picks for Odell Beckham Jr.
This is amidst rumours the Rams kicked the tires on a potential trade.
Another rule change: the mandatory extra point on a game-ending TD has been eliminated.
Today at 4:00ET was the deadline for applying a franchise tag to a current player under negotiations.
Le'Veon Bell (Steelers)
Lamarcus Joyner (Rams)
Jarvis Landry (Dolphins)
Ziggy Ansah (Lions)
DeMarcus Lawrence (Cowboys)
Transition tagged: ($2 million less)
Kyle Fuller (Bears)
meaning he can
The Texans plan to release Brian Cushing prior to the new league year starting on March 14.
It'll save them $7.6 million on the cap, and leaves them clear when he eventually picks up his third suspension for PEDs.
Because he totes learned his lesson this time, guys.