Archive for August, 2011

Vick has his long-term deal, so who’s next?

With Michael Vick the latest player to receive a massive new deal and shed the franchise tag, I figured this was a good time to look at other players who are either in negotiations with their teams or will begin talks shortly.

49ers’ Crabtree could practice soon

Michael Crabtree is getting close to seeing his first action of the season, but his fantasy position could be slipping.

Eagles, Vick agree to six-year, $100 million deal

The Eagles agreed to a six-year, $100 million contract with QB Michael Vick on Monday, NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi reported, citing a league source.

Cedric Benson to serve jail time

Cedric Benson will spend a few days behind bars during the season which could make his tenuous fantasy value even shakier.

Updated salary-cap space numbers for all 32 teams

Here are the most recent salary-cap space numbers for all 32 NFL teams, from highest to lowest, according to a league source.

Countdown to Kickoff: Fewest fumbles in a season

The New England Patriots led the NFL with a league-low nine fumbles last season, which stands as the third best single-season mark in NFL history.

Three and out: Manning activated off PUP list

Peyton Manning is ready to come back to practice, but that doesn’t automatically mean he’ll be on the field in Week 1.

Agent: Bears to keep RB Taylor

The agent for Bears RB Chester Taylor, Ken Sarnoff, said Monday that the team had yet to contact him and would retain Taylor for the 2011 season.

First and 10: Exit Irene, enter Giants-Jets

Rescheduled because of Hurricane Irene, tonight’s New York showdown between the Giants and Jets offers no shortage of subplots.

Injury roundup: Foster re-aggravates hamstring

Here’s a quick roundup of the notable player injuries from Saturday’s preseason games

Ravens expect WR Evans back at practice soon

The Baltimore Ravens expect WR Lee Evans back at work this week, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Who wants to pitch in to buy Tomlinson’s house?

Former Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson has listed Poway, Calif., home for sale, and if we can take up a collection, we could probably raise the $5,210,000 needed to purchase the place.

Giants-Jets postponed until Monday night

The preseason game between the Giants-Jets, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed until Monday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. ET because of Hurricane Irene.

Countdown to Kickoff: 400-yard passing games

With 11 days until the 2011 NFL season kicks off, we will take a closer look at the 11 400-yard passing games from the 2010 season.

Williams gets his big payday from Bills

Defensive lineman Kyle Williams and the Buffalo Bills have agreed upon a new six-year, $39 million deal that includes $17 million guaranteed, according to a league source.

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