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Mario Williams is the piece the New England Patriots have been missing since Willie McGinest. The failed Adalius Thomas experiment seemed to douse Bill Belichickâs desire for that dominating hybrid linebacker, choosing to use more moving parts than just one.
However, having the franchise tag open for the one player they would rather not loose in Wes Welker and the fact that they...
The Atlanta Falcons are placing the franchise tag on cornerback Brent Grimes, assuring he will receive more than $10 million if he signs the tender.
Grimes, who led the team with 17 passes defensed in 2011, is one of the most important names in an unusually large class of 17 unrestricted free agents. Other top Atlanta free agents include linebacker Curtis Lofton, who led the team...
Crazy thought for the day: If Houston defensive end Mario Williams becomes a free agent, would the Philadelphia Eagles go after him?
Iâve been watching the Texans and how they handle the situation with Arian Foster and Mario Williams.Â My thinking was that there wouldnât be any chance that either would hit the free agent market, especially Foster.
With only three days left before the deadline to do so, the Falcons announced that they will place the franchise tag on starting left cornerback Brent Grimes, a Pro-Bowler in 2010, keeping him off the market for at least a year and guaranteeing Grimes a salary of approximately 10 million virtually a four-fold increase over his 2.61 million salary of last season.
Speaking on the...
According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constituion, cornerback Brent Grimes doesnât plan on signing his franchise tender.
âWe have no plans to sign the tag at this time,â said Ben Dogra, Grimesâ agent per the AJC. âWe hope to be able to continue to discuss [through] all the issues at the appropriate time.â
Since Grimes wonât sign the tender, he wonât...
With the franchiseÂ tag being passed out as we speak, and Monday being the last official day to tag players, the NFL offseason is heating up. Luckily for you avid readers we have all at the answers this offseason for the Texans. With so much speculation on what the Texans are going to do, myself along with Mike and TXCleaver decided to play our hand on what will occur this free...
Ladies if your intuition starts telling you something is wrong, you should listen. And if you choose not to, I still advise a little Google search just so you arenât blindsided. Example number 275 of my point: Iâm sure youâve heard of the drama that happened this week at Atlanta Falcons RB Michael Turnerâs home. [...]
The Houston Texans locked up Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster to a five-year contract, according to his agent, Mike McCartney.
The deal is worth $43.5 million and includes nearly $21 million in guaranteed money, per a league source.
It includes a $12.5 million signing bonus and a $30 million payout over the first three years.
Piling on Kevin's earlier post about Brent Grimes being Franchise Tagged. There haveÂ been a lot of discussions about who to use this tag on - and this is the person I feel it best suits.
Grimes is a rare talent. There are so many dominant receivers in this league right now - guys that cannot be completely neutralized for an entire game. The gameÂ has becomeÂ about minimizing...
The Falcons have placed the franchise tag on cornerback Brent Grimes.
And Atlanta GM Thomas Dimitroff noted that he would like to reach a long-term deal with the standout cornerback. Grimes would have been a red hot target if allowed to hit the free agent market.
Is it possible that lightening could literally strike twicefor the Atlanta Falcons? Reports are that the San Diego Chargers are notlooking to resign backup running back Mike Tolbert. Tolbert has been anextremely productive backup for the Bolts as a receiver out of the backfield,on special teams and as a short yardage runner. San Diego may envision Tolbert receiving a deal like the...
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The Vikings may have lost out on their best fit in the free-agent cornerback market when the Atlanta Falcons placed the franchise tag on Brent Grimes. See what NFL Filmsâ Greg Cosell had to say about Grimes and how he would have fit the Vikings.