Found March 14, 2012 on SportsBlooded:
NFL free agency started with a flurry yesterday as Brandon Marshall was traded from the Miami Dolphins to the Chicago Bears for two 3rd round draft picks right at 4pm.  Adding Marshall to the list of WR’s making moves this offseason helps make WR’s the most coveted free agents this year. The #1 WR on the free agent list was Vincent Jackson and he found a new home with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers late last night. Jackson signed a 5-year, $55.5 million with the bucs and will instantly become Josh Freeman‘s #1 receiver. Jackson put up solid numbers in his seven seasons with the San Diego Chargers, including racking up 1,000+ yds and 7+ td’s two of the last three years. The combination of Jackson, Mike Williams and TE Kellen Winslow gives Freeman plenty of big play receivers to throw too. According the Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Bucs have also landed free agent CB Eric Wright from the Detroit Lions, who was seen as one of the best available CB’s. The Bucs are making a big splash in the fir...

No one can call the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheap after the start of 2012 NFL free agency

Despite catcalls from the 300 level at Raymond James Stadium, making the argument that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ownership are cheap is now going to be a bit more difficult. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have added three high-profile free agents in WR Vincent Jackson, CB Eric Wright as well as the addition of the top interior offensive lineman in the 2012 free agency period...

Chargers sign Robert Meachem after losing Vincent Jackson to Bucs

The Chargers lost Vincent Jackson in free agency Tuesday but tried to make up for it by signing Robert Meachem. San Diego is paying Meachem $14 million guaranteed on a four-year $25.9 million deal. Vincent Jackson signed a five-year $55 million deal with the Buccaneers and $26 million is guaranteed. I have to say, I don’t like either deal very much. Both players’ stats were...

Brandon Marshall accused of punching another girl in the face right before trade to the Bears

Talk about timing! Just hours after the Bears acquired Brandon Marshall from the Dolphins, the New York Post reported that the wide reciever punched a girl in the face at a club on Sunday in New York City. The Dolphins claim they didn't know about the incident when they shipped his ass to Chicago for two second round picks. (Yeah right, suuurrre ya didn't) Now Marshall could...

NFL Free Agency Report: Desean Jackson, Matt Leinart, Eric Winston, Alex Smith & why the Cowboys & Redskins just got pinched.

As we head directly into the teeth of NFL Free Agency, Players View will keep you updated on who went, whose coming and what’s next. March 12- As the day comes to a close a variety of name players are already on the move as teams struggle to clear cap space by tomorrow at 4 p.m. CST when the new league year starts. Philadelphia wideout/kick returner Desean Jackson is reportedly...

Bolts Putting V-Jack's Money to Good Use

Free agency did not begin auspiciously for the Chargers, who saw arguably their second-best player, Vincent Jackson, depart for the Buccaneers. Since then, A.J. Smith has used the money he saved via the Jackson no-deal to reel in three outside free agents and ensure his offensive line returns intact. Suddenly, the negative air in So Cal is dissipating.

Brandon Marshall Dealt for a Pair of 3rd Rounders: A QB Next?

At approximately 4:30 Eastern Standard Time, Brandon Marshall the Diva Receiva of the Miami Dolphins was sent packing to Chicago for a pair of 3rd Rounders in the 2012 and 2013 drafts.There was plenty of negativity surrounding this move, but the deal saved the Dolphins 5.8 million dollars in cap space and allowed for the Dolphins to remain competitive for either Peyton Manning or...

Brandon Marshall involved in nightclub altercation in New York

When the news of Brandon Marshall being traded to the Chicago Bears for two third round picks broke (1 in 2012 and 1 in 2013), it seemed to me that the Dolphins were throwing away Marshall. He hadn’t been with the team that long, the Dolphins had traded two second round picks to acquire him [...]

Miami Dolphins Are Better Off Without Brandon Marshall

The Dolphins didn't get a big return for Brandon Marshall. But for the quarterback-hungry Dolphins, trading him might turn out to be addition by subtraction.

Dolphins trade Brandon Marshall to Bears

Free agency is still seconds away from beginning, and yet we've already been dealt the first major move. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Dolphins have traded receiver Brandon Marshall to the Bears, where he'll reunite with quarterback Jay Cutler. The Fins received two third-round picks -- one in 2012, the other in 2013 -- in exchange for the mercurial wideout...

Bears acquire Brandon Marshall, reunite with Jay Cutler

Reunited and it feels so… well, weird for this Denver Broncos fan. Former Broncos BFF’s Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler are about to be teammates again after the Chicago Bears reportedly traded two third round draft picks to the Miami Dolphins to acquire the 27-year-old, high maintenance wideout. Marshall is the type of tall playmaker the Bears have been looking for since...

Dolphins Trade Marshall To Bears.

CHICAGO-The Chicago Bears have reunited their franchise QB Jay Cutler with his favorite WR Brandon Marshall according to NFL insider Jay Glazer The Bears are sending two third-round picks to the Miami Dolphins to import Cutler’s favorite target. This trade kicks off what promises a period of trades and pick-ups that will impact the entire league. Please click the link to read...
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