Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo. Smith joins Romo as the only Cowboys with contracts valued at more than $100 million. Smith was just 20 when the Cowboys took him ninth overall in 2011 out of Southern California.
With four NFC North titles and a Super Bowl victory in the past decade, Ted Thompson has had quite a run as Packers general manager. Thompson sees no reason to stop now, even as retirement age nears. The team announced after practice Wednesday the signing of Thompson to a multiyear contract extension. ”The more you
Patrick Peterson is the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL. Not only did he tweet out the terms of his new contract – five years, $70 million, $48 million guaranteed – he referred to himself as the highest-paid at his position at least five times in the Arizona Cardinals news conference announcing the new deal on
Running back Fred Jackson signed a one-year contract extension with the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday. Jackson entered the NFL as a member of Buffalo’s practice squad in 2006 as an undrafted free agent. Click here to read the full article…
The moment when Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will no longer discuss his contract situation is rapidly approaching, even though he makes it seem as if the deadline has already passed. Sure, Smith politely answers every question about his uncertain future, but he also makes it clear that he would rather not. ”You’re getting to the
Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least two months after breaking his right foot in practice at training camp. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that Lawrence would return to Dallas for surgery and miss eight to 12 weeks. Lawrence was in a one-on-one drill with Pro Bowl tackle Tyron Smith on
New York Giants running back David Wilson will not practice for the rest of the week and is out for Sunday’s Hall of Fame game after suffering what the team called a ”burner” in practice on Tuesday. Late in Tuesday afternoon’s practice, Wilson took a short pass from backup quarterback Curtis Painter and ran with
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills linebacker Nigel Bradham has been suspended by the NFL for the team’s regular-season opener for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Click here to read the full article…
Defensive tackle Geno Atkins joined in his first training camp practice on Wednesday, a big step in his comeback from a torn knee ligament. One of the NFL’s top interior linemen, Atkins had been limited to working out on a side field for the first week of training camp. Coach Marvin Lewis said he’ll be
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas. ”Former San Antonio mayor Henry Cisneros is a friend, and Henry suggested I take the opportunity to meet with some city officials while I was in town,”
Cornerback Patrick Peterson says he has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, with $48 million guaranteed. Peterson revealed the terms via twitter Tuesday night. The Cardinals announced the deal a short time later, but did not disclose the terms. The agreement keeps Peterson under contract with Arizona through 2020.
Josh Gordon has a new, high-profile teammate to help him fight the NFL. Facing an indefinite suspension for marijuana use, Cleveland’s talented wide receiver has hired attorney Maurice Suh to represent him at his appeal hearing with the league this week, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Suh, who helped Seahawks