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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Philadelphia Eagles have re-signed guard Evan Mathis to a five-year $25 million deal, with $7 million guaranteed.
Mathis came over from the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011 and was able to start 15 of 16 games for the Eagles. He was one of the few bright spots on a struggling Eagles team this past season.
The Baltimore Ravens made a strong push to try to land Mathis, but in the end he decided to return to Philly.
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Guard Evan Mathis and the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed on a five-year contract, the latest key player the team has locked up.
A person familiar with the negotiations says Mathis' deal is worth $25.5 million with $7 million guaranteed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because terms have not been announced.
The team said it reached agreement with Mathis on Saturday...
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Evan Mathis, who played high school football in the state of Alabama and for the Crimson Tide, has signed a nice contract in the NFL.
After the departure of Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs, the Baltimore Ravens answered some questions along the offensive line by re-signing center Matt Birk to a three-year contract and offered a contract to Philadelphia Eagles free agent guard Evan Mathis. Birk, 35, had contemplated retirement following the Ravens’ 23-20 loss to the New England [...]
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According to Rotoworld.com, ESPN’s Adam Schefter the Miami Dolphins have “emerged as the favorites” to land free agent quarterback Matt Flynn.
“I think the Dolphins are the team to beat,” said Schefter.
Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports has indicated that the Dolphins are now low-balling Flynn, hoping that he’ll accept their offer to play for head coach Joe Philbin, who was...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen has reported that Peyton Manning hasn’t informed any of the Titans, 49ers or Broncos of when he’ll make his final decision on which team he plans on playing for.
There was a report just a couple of days ago that Manning would make his decision by Monday or Tuesday, but that doesn’t seem to be the case at this point.
Any lasting dreams of having Matt Flynn come to the Browns should have been dashed days ago. But just in case you had a little bit of hope left, today you can let it go completely.
Adam Schefter reports that Matt Flynn has agreed to a 3-year deal for $26 million with $10 million guaranteed.
So stop wondering if Matt Flynn is “the answer” for the Browns. If he is a good quarterback...
Per Adam Schefter and Brian Mac at Mac's Football Blog today.
Another free agent scheduled to visit the Seahawks is tight end Jacob Tamme, a 2008 fourth-round pick out of Kentucky who caught 67 passes for 631 yards and four touchdowns in place of an injured Dallas Clark during the 2010 season. Tamme had 19 receptions for 177 yards last season.
Running back Michael Bush is slated to visit Seattle on Tuesday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Bushs stock on the free agent market has not been very good so far, which is why he will consider taking a backup role behind stud Marshawn Lynch in Seattle. Bush is meeting the Bengals today, who would give him a better opportunity for playing time with Cedric Benson...
Yea...as if the New England offense needed anymore fire power. The Patriots signed the 30 year old Brandon Lloyd to a 3 year deal worth $12 million dollars reports Adam Schefter. Lloyd spent the latter part of last season in St Louis after Denver traded him away when they made the switch to Tim Tebow
Quarterback Matt Flynn agreed to a three-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks worth $26M, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
So Seattle plucked Flynn away from Miami - who is now likely to focus on signing Alex Smith after also falling out of the running for Peyton Manning. Flynn should beat out Tarvaris Jackson for the starting gig in Seattle, and looks to rank as...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cincinnati Bengals have re-sign safety Reggie Nelson. Terms of the deal haven’t been disclosed yet.
Re-signing Nelson was a priority for the Bengals after the great season he had in helping the Bengals get back to the playffos. He racked up 85 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 4 interceptions.
Another quarterback is starting to get some of the spotlight. San Francisco 49ers free agent Alex Smith is going to meet with the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Here's an interesting way to start your Sunday morning: 49ers free-agent QB Alex Smith is visiting today with the Miami Dolphins. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 18, 2012 Smith finished...
As first tweeted out by Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen from ESPN:
As many of my followers on Twitter replied, thank God it’s over.
Where does this leave the teams that were interested? Let’s take a quick look:
Obviously they are the big winners in this entire scenario, winning the rights to the biggest named free agent in NFL history, but what about his fit...