Archive for July 28th, 2011

Saints bring in Sproles after shipping off Bush

The Saints didn’t waste time find a replacement for Reggie Bush, agreeing to a four-year, $14 million with free-agent RB Darren Sproles, who’s guaranteed $6 million, according to a league source.

Panthers give Beason five-year, $50M extension

Veteran LB Jon Beason and the Panthers agreed on a five-year, $50 million contract extension with $25 million guaranteed, according to a league source.

Cardinals trying to lure LB Bradley to desert

The Cardinals are in contract talks with LB Stewart Bradley, according to a league source.

Falcons re-up with OT Clabo, sign draft picks

The Falcons and starting OT Tyson Clabo agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal that contains $11.5 guaranteed and could max out at $27 million, according to a league source.

Saints will re-sign LB Shanle

The Saints have agreed to a two-year, $4 million to bring back LB Scott Shanle, according to a league source.

Texans agree to deal with CB Joseph

The Texans have agreed to terms with CB Johnathan Joseph, according to a league source.

Kaepernick, 49ers strike four-year, $5.2 million deal

The 49ers and QB Colin Kaepernick agreed to a four-year, $5.2 million contract, with $3.8 million guaranteed, according to a league source.

Broncos give No. 2 pick Miller four-year, $21M deal

Rookie LB Von Miller, the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, signed a four-year deal worth $21 million, according to a league source. The money is guaranteed.

Ochocinco show heading to Foxborough

Chad Ochocinco‘s entertaining Bengals career has come to an end, with the news that the veteran receiver has been traded to the Patriots.

Bears shipping TE Olsen to Panthers

Veteran TE Greg Olsen is heading to the Panthers in a trade from the Bears. Terms of the deal are unknown at this time.

Ochocinco’s value on the rise with Patriots

Now with the Patriots, the value of Chad Ochocinco Is destined to rise. Just don’t expect him to re-emerge into an elite fantasy wideout.

Steelers bring back Colon on five-year deal

Willie Colon is returning to the Steelers after all.

Everyone wins in Haynesworth trade

The Redskins did the right thing in dealing away Albert Haynesworth — this was addition by subtraction. The Patriots did the right thing — buying low on a uniquely skilled player (the Patriot way).

Babin receives five-year deal from Eagles

The Eagles fortified their pass rush on Thursday by reaching an agreement with Jason Babin, who’s leaving the Titans after a Pro Bowl season in 2010. Babin certainly gets a nice payday for his breakout campaign. His deal with Philadelphia is for five years and in the $30 million range, according to a league source. Babin, 31, appeared in all 16 games for the Titans last season, finishing with a team-high 12.5 sacks.

Raiders in talks to restructure Wimbley’s deal

The Raiders want to be an active player in free agency, but they’ll have to clear some salary-cap space first. That means re-working contracts, with LB Kamerion Wimbley at the top of their list.

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