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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed guard Carl Nicks to a five-year, $47.5 million deal with $31 million guaranteed. This makes Nicks the highest paid guard in NFL history.
The Saints should be mad at themselves for allowing one of their most important offensive players to leave and sign with a division rival. It could come back to haunt them.
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to make the biggest splash in free agency. Just one day after signing wide receiver Vincent Jackson and linebacker Curtis Lofton, the Bucs have made former Saints guard Carl Nicks the highest paid guard in the league, per a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The five-year deal worth $47.5 million includes $31 million in guaranteed money. Nicks...
As manna flows from heaven, the bucks rolled through Tampa Bay like treasure on pirates ships.
The Tampa Buccaneers entered the 2012 NFL offseason with a league-high $44.6 million available to “make it rain” (like throwing money around at a Gentlemen’s Club) in the 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy. Star wide receiver Vincent Jackson was hit with the Bucs’ storm of cash Tuesday...
After losing two-time Pro Bowl guard Carl Nicks to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the New Orleans Saints have replaced him with 2011 Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Saints have signed the former first-round pick out of Auburn to a five-year, $36 million contract that included a $10 million signing bonus. The 6-foot-3, 310-pound Grubbs has started...
Quarterback Matt Flynn is slated to visit the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday and Friday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Chad Henne is also talking to the Seahawks, but Flynn should be viewed as the better target. Tarvaris Jackson led Seattle to wins in three of the last five games of 2011, but failed to impress with his 79.2 efficiency rating -- and the team is apparently...
Star defensive end Mario Williams will be taking his services to Buffalo next year to play for the Bills. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Williams has signed a 6-year deal with the Bills worth up to 100 Million, with 50 Million guaranteed. Before being hampered by injuries last year, Williams was one of the best DE’s in the league. The former first pick in the 2006 draft has...
The Houston Texans have reportedly cut backup quarterback Matt Leinart. The former Heisman trophy winner and 10th pick in the 2006 draft will now try to kick-start his career somewhere else.
Brandon Meriweather is a player who goes through plenty of ups and downs, which is one of the reasons the Patriots cut ties with him last September. The Denver Broncos apparently like his upside, though, as they'll be hosting the free-agent safety on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Meriweather, the 75th-rated free agent on Pro Football Talk's Hot 100 list...
On NFL Live today ESPN analyst Adam Schefter made it seem like the Steelers were going to keep Mike Wallace for 2012. He said no teams are going to make a move on Wallace “unless circumstances change.” This is due to the free agent market for Wide Receivers. The price for these guys has been ridiculous this offseason.
The price for Wallace plus a first round pick may turn...
Cornerback Brandon Carr has agreed to a five-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys worth $50.1M, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Carr was the most sought after cornerback on the free agent market behind Cortland Finnegan, and Dallas should be thrilled they were able to reel him in after fielding a porous secondary in 2011. And releasing declining 33-year-old vet Terence...
Well, the first free agent acquisition of the 2012 league year has arrived, and it's a familiar, yet unexpected face:
Reggie Wayne re-signing a three-year deal with Colts. Agreement reached.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2012
Most people thought Wayne would be gone once free agency hit, perhaps to follow Peyton Manning to his eventual destination. But,...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, just two days after the Arizona Cardinals released tackle Levi Brown, he’s now signed a new five-year contract.
The 38 year-old Brown has proven to be very durable, since he hasn’t missed a start in four years.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end John Carlson to a five-year $25 million contract.
Carlson played his previous three seasons with the Seattle Seahawks.
Carlson has a total of 137 receptions, 1,519 yards and 13 touchdowns during his three-year career.
The Indianapolis Colts have signed free agent defensive lineman Cory Redding to a three-year contract, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Per Schefter, Redding will receive $10.5 million over those three seasons. A 2003 third-round pick by the Detroit Lions, Redding has 305 tackles, 25.5 sacks and one interceptions during his nine-year career with the Lions (2003-08), Seattle Seahawks...