Posts Tagged ‘signing’

Bears reach deal with WR Alshon Jeffery… are August signings a thing of the past? Agent: ‘They should be’

Today, the Bears became trailblazers in a very non-exciting way. They agreed to terms with WR Alshon Jeffery, a former South Carolina star who they selected 45th overall in the draft. It’s stunningly fast, even for Bears negotiator Cliff Stein, a noted speed demon. All of which made me think: How? And why can’t other teams sign their draft picks just as fast? For some answers, I spoke with Jeffery’s agent, Eugene Parker of Maximum Sports Management. He broke down how it happened so quickly and had this to say when I asked if August, last-minute signings are a thing of the past. “They should be,” Parker said. “They should be over. But it takes two. People may have different […]

Evander Hood contract details

Steelers agree to a four year deal with the defensive lineman, with a club option for a fifth year.

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