Archive for February, 2009

Bears sign OL Omiyale

The Bears made a move to strengthen their offensive line by signing former Panthers offensive lineman Frank Omiyale to a four-year contract according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Keiaho not offered tender by Colts

Linebacker Freddie Keiaho was not offered a tender by the Indianapolis Colts on Friday, making the three-year veteran an unrestricted free agent.

Dawkins will visit Broncos

Safety Brian Dawkins is on his way to Denver for a visit. Dawkins has played 13 seasons in the NFL, all with the Eagles. The Broncos ranked 29th in the NFL in total defense in 2009.

Report: Brady and Gisele married

Patriots QB Tom Brady reportedly has married supermodel Gisele Bundchen. Millions of football fans across America unite to say, “What took so long?”

Vikings interested in WR Clayton, CB Carr

The Star Tribune is reporting that the Vikings have sent feelers to free-agent WR Michael Clayton and CB Chris Carr to gauge their interest in coming to Minnesota. The Vikings are looking to upgrade at receiver and add depth at cornerback. Clayton is expected to visit Detroit. The Vikings also figure to be in the mix for free-agent WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh.

Ravens sign CB Foxworth

Baltimore continues to be one of the busiest teams on the first day of free agency. The Ravens signed cornerback Domonique Foxworth to a four-year, $28 million deal that includes $16.5 million guaranteed.

Fantasy spin: Buccaneers acquire TE Winslow

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have acquired Kellen Winslow from the Cleveland Browns for undisclosed draft picks.

Winslow was a fantasy superstar with the Browns in 2007, hauling in 82 passes for 1,106 yards with five touchdowns. Injuries limited him to 10 games last season, but his value is back on the rise as a result of this deal.

Bucs trade for TE Winslow

Tampa Bay just completed a trade for tight end Kellen Winslow for undisclosed draft picks.

Ravens cut DE Douglas

It’s a busy day for the Baltimore Ravens. They are voluntarily and involuntarily losing players. This time, Baltimore cut defensive end Marques Douglas, who now becomes a free agent.

49ers ask Smith for pay cut

The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that the 49ers have asked quarterback Alex Smith to take a pay cut, to help free up some salary-cap room.

Free-agent linebacker Boley will visit Giants

Falcons free-agent linebacker Michael Boley was at the Phoenix airport Friday, preparing to fly to New York for a visit with the Giants. Boley would be an ideal Giants linebacker and the fact they’re brining him in the first day indicates New York is serious about signing him.

Fantasy spin: Vikings acquire QB Rosenfels

In a trade that has been talked about all week, the Minnesota Vikings officially acquired QB Sage Rosenfels from the Houston Texans on Friday.

Wilson will remain with Texans

Last year defensive back Eugene Wilson sat on the free-agent market for weeks. This year, he sat on market for hours. Wilson reached agreement on a three-year, $11.3 million with the Houston Texans. Wilson played well this season, Houston did not want to lose him, and it kept its man.

Patriots reach agreement with ex-Jet Baker

One of football’s top rivalries got a little spicier Friday when New England reached agreement with former New York Jets tight end Chris Baker.

Ravens could lose Scott to Jets; Lewis gone, too?

Baltimore free-agent linebacker Bart Scott is expected to sign with the New York Jets for about $8 million per year, and that could pave the way for Ray Lewis’ re-signing in Baltimore.

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