Archive for May, 2009

Agent: CB Allen signs two-year extension with Dolphins

Dolphins CB Will Allen signed a two-year, $16.2 million contract extension with the team, according to his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. On his Twitter page, Rosenhaus said the deal includes $10 million in guaranteed money.

Browns sign CB Hood to one-year deal

Free-agent CB Rod Hood signed a one-year contract with the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday.

Seahawks’ Hasselbeck looks back in form

Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck “looks completely healed and in fine form” at organized team activities (OTAs), according to Dave Boling of The Tacoma News Tribune.

Rookie WRs Robiskie, Stroughter make impressions

Two rookie wide receivers are creating buzz at early minicamps and OTAs. Cleveland’s Brian Robiskie (Round 2, No. 36 overall) and Tampa Bay’s Sammie Stroughter (Round 7, No. 233 overall) have both received praise.

Do Saints believe RB Thomas can carry the load?

Recent reports have linked the New Orleans Saints and free-agent RB Edgerrin James.

Niners TE Davis could be a sleeper in 2009

49ers offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye wants to get Vernon Davis more involved in the offense in 2009. That could make the tight end a nice fantasy sleeper.

No new deal coming for Jets RB Jones

Unhappy Jets RB Thomas Jones won’t be getting a restructured contract, the New York Daily News reported on Friday.

Colston had microfracture procedure in January

Saints WR Marques Colston underwent a “microfracture surgical procedure” on his left knee in January, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported on Friday.

Cowboys mulling future of LB Ellis

The Dallas Morning News is reporting that the Cowboys are considering trading or releasing veteran LB Greg Ellis, a move that could free up between $4.15 to $5 million on the team’s salary cap.

Singletary asked about Vick … again

For the second consecutive day, statements from San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary on his interest (or non-interest) in suspended Falcons QB Michael Vick have crossed the NFL.com news desk.

Will Bengals’ Henry be a fantasy sleeper in 2009?

Does Bengals WR Chris Henry have sleeper value in fantasy leagues next season? Fantasy editor Michael Fabiano think he could if Carson Palmer’s comments are correct.

Childress won’t close door on Favre joining Vikings

As Brett Favre Watch continues in both Minnesota and, to a lesser extent, Mississippi, Vikings coach Brad Childress addressed the situation publicly on Thursday, declining the opportunity to say the possibility of the future Hall of Famer donning Purple and Gold was a dead issue.

49ers sign Bly to one-year contract

As for the mystery cornerbacks visiting the San Francisco 49ers today that we blogged about earlier, it turns out one of them was 10-year veteran Dre Bly. The 49ers moved quickly to replace the injured Walt Harris, signing Bly to a one-year contract on Thursday.

Udeze taking part in OTAs with Vikings

One of the selected veterans taking part in the four days of OTAs with the Vikings this week is Kenechi Udeze, who missed all of last season after undergoing a bone-marrow transplant due to an acute form of leukemia.

Sanchez takes ribbing from Jets teammates in stride

Jets rookie QB Mark Sanchez spoke to reporters on Thursday for the first time since joining the veterans this week for the team’s OTA sessions. So, it was only a matter of time until the subject of the GQ pictorial that was published earlier this week was broached.

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