Archive for July, 2009

Wood agrees to terms with Bills

Offensive lineman Eric Wood has agreed to a five-year contract with the Bills, according to a league source, becoming the fifth first-round pick from the 2009 draft class to reach a deal.

Browns put WR Edwards on non-football injury list

The Browns have placed WR Braylon Edwards on the non-football injury list.

Bills close to deals with Wood, Byrd

First-round draft pick Eric Wood, a center from Louisville, is expected to sign a contract with the Bills tonight or tomorrow, according to a league source. The Bills also are believed to be getting close to a deal with second-round pick Jairus Byrd, a cornerback from Oregon.

Billick: Rosenfels, Jackson not the answer for Vikings

Brian Billick, a former Ravens coach and Vikings offensive coordinator, was chatting with NFL fans when news of QB Brett Favre‘s decision to stay retired was announced. Billick weighed in on the Vikings’ quarterback situation.

Fantasy spin: Favre decides to remain retired

Brett Favre has decided to remain retired rather than play for the Vikings. Michael Fabiano breaks down the fantasy implications of Favre’s decision.

Longtime Eagles coordinator Johnson dies at 68

Jim Johnson, who was the Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive coordinator from 1999 to 2008, died today after a bout with cancer, the team announced today.

Favre’s decision could come after Vikings start camp

Those hoping to know retired QB Brett Favre‘s decision about playing for the Vikings this season might have to wait longer than expected. According to a source close to the situation, Vikings coach Brad Childress has put “no pressure” on Favre to make a decision by the start of the first training-camp practice Friday.

Broncos WR Marshall misses morning practice

Broncos WR Brandon Marshall missed Tuesday’s morning practice with “soreness,” which was a precautionary measure according to to coach Josh McDaniels.

Roundup: Bears’ Tillman reportedly out with bad back

The Chicago Tribune reports that Bears CB Charles Tillman will be out indefinitely because of a back injury.

Second-round pick Marks, Titans strike deal

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a four-year deal with defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Marks, according to a league source.

Second-round pick Brown agrees to terms with Cards

Second-round pick has a four-year deal.

Latest on Favre: ‘No news’

Agent Bus Cook says there’s nothing to report from the Brett Favre camp.

Teams awaiting word on one Vick issue

While Michael Vick‘s status in regards to the 80-man roster is clear, teams have yet to receive full clarification on how the quarterback would be classified on a potential 53-man roster, should he still be ineligible to perform in regular-season games come Week 1.

Peterson falls to third in latest experts fantasy draft

Fantasy football drafts are starting to heat up as NFL teams open training camp in preparation for the 2009 season. Michael Fabiano discusses his most recent expert league draft, one that saw him land Adrian Peterson without holding the No. 1 pick.

Burress still may testify

Plaxico Burress‘ lawyer said this morning that a decision on whether the former Giants wide receiver will speak before a grand jury is still pending.

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