Raiders to discuss Derek Carr contract after draft

Raiders to discuss Derek Carr contract after draft

A contract extension should likely be the table for quarterback Derek Carr sooner than later. Free agency, the upcoming draft and an announced move to a new city, the Oakland Raiders have had plenty on their plate these last few weeks – but once the smoke clears, talks should start heating up with Carr about a […]

Ted Thompson on Packers’ veteran free agent approach: ‘Just the way it worked out’

Ted Thompson on Packers’ veteran free agent approach: ‘Just the way it worked out’

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson has signed a total of four veteran free agents this offseason after watching seven of their own depart. It was something fans and observers didn’t expect from the team, but Thompson says “it’s just the way it worked out,” per the State Journal’s Jason Wilde. The Packers have signed tight […]

Gettleman catching heat for trading Kony Ealy: ‘You’ve got to give up something to get something’

Gettleman catching heat for trading Kony Ealy: ‘You’ve got to give up something to get something’

Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman is catching a lot of criticism for trading such a dynamic defensive player in Kony Ealy for a 2nd-round draft pick that could very well yield nothing in the future. … and he traded Ealy to not just anybody – The AFC powerhouse and Super Bowl champ New England Patriots […]

Packers bringing back RB Christine Michael for 2017

Packers bringing back RB Christine Michael for 2017

Per ESPN’s Field Yates, the Green Bay Packers added a little insurance to their depleted running back corps, re-signing Christina Michael to what we’re assuming is likely a one-year deal. Last November, the team signed Michael, formerly a Seahawks’ 2013 2nd round pick, when both Eddie Lacy and James Starks were sidelined. With Lacy gone, Michael […]

Was Ted Thompson too little, too late with Lang offer?

Was Ted Thompson too little, too late with Lang offer?

29-year-old offensive Guard T.J. lang is now a Lion, but could he have stayed with the Green bay Packers had general manager Ted Thompson handled the situation a little better? That’s the question many are asking after Lang signed a 3-year deal with Detroit, including the Daily Tribune/USA Today-Wisconsin’s Pete Dougherty: ” Yet, when the bidding got […]

Eagles could release RB Ryan Mathews, bring in a free agent

Eagles could release RB Ryan Mathews, bring in a free agent

After making a splash in free agency with signing two Pro Bowl wide receivers, the running back position may get a hard look going forward, especially if the Philadelphia Eagles are interested in saving a little money and perhaps an upgrade. RB Ryan Mathews turns 30 in October, not an ideal age for an injury-prone […]

Steelers’ silence in free agency was expected

Steelers’ silence in free agency was expected

The Pittsbugh Steelers are one of three teams, including the Chargers and Texans, who have sign just one outside free agent since it’s beginning. For Pittsburgh, general manager Kevin Colbert indicated before the NFL Combine that its exactly what the team had in mind in its approach toward free agency. “We’ve always been a draft, develop, […]