Found March 02, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
The New Orleans Saints are facing discipline from the NFL for their "Bounty Program", according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Fantasy Spin: In this program, defensive players on the Saints collected a bounty for injuring players on the opposing team under the direction of former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. Brett Favre and Kurt Warner were among those players that were targeted - and fines, suspensions, and possibly losing draft picks could be the end result of this scandal for New Orleans.

No Surprise Mike Wallace Will Get 1st Round Tender If Not Signed By March 5th

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Thursday morning that the Pittsburgh Steelers will not use the franchise tag on restricted free agent Mike Wallace should they not get him signed to a new contract in the next few days. The news comes as no surprise as the Steelers do not have the cap room to accommodate a projected $9.4 plus million franchise tag amount. The Steelers have been in...

Report: Saints defense had “bounty fund” over last three seasons

In one of the most shocking revelations to come to light in recent years, ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Saints instituted and carried out a “bounty fund” within their defense, over the course of the 2009, 2010, and 2011 seasons. The program, which is illegal under NFL rules, financially rewarded defensive players for specific plays made in the course of games,...

Pittsburgh Won't Franchise Tag Wallace?

Adam Schefter of ESPN noted that the Steelers won't place the franchise tag on restricted free agent receiver Mike Wallace. Fantasy Spin: So Pittsburgh will instead tender Wallace, hence leaving the risk of losing him to a receiver-needy team willing to pay a hefty price (namely a first-round Draft pick as compensation) for the ulta-talented speed demon.

Report: Steelers will not use Franchise Tag on Mike Wallace

EPSN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Steelers will not use the franchise tag on Mike Wallace.  Wallace will be given the first round tender offer as a restricted free agent.  If any team were to sign him away we would receive their original first round pick in return. The Steelers had to make this move.  The tender for Wallace looks to be around $2.75 million for the...

49ers to franchise Dashon Goldson

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the San Francisco 49ers will place their franchise tag on safety Dashon Goldson. Goldson had a great year in 2011 with 67 tackles and 6 interceptions. Since the 49ers used their tag on Goldson, they’ll have to work hard over the next week and a half to get quarterback Alex Smith and cornerback Carlos Rogers under contract.

Report: Steelers won’t franchise Mike Wallace

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Pittsburgh Steelers won’t place the franchise tag on wide receiver Mike Wallace.  They’ll instead place a first round tender on him, since he’s a restricted free agent.  This means that if a team wants to sign Wallace, they can make him an offer and the Steelers would then have a chance at matching that offer.  If they can’t match...

Even with Ward gone, no reason to franchise Wallace

Adam Schefter at ESPN reported this morning that according to a source, the Steelers are not going to use their franchise tag on restricted free agent Mike Wallace.  The Steelers plan to place a first-round tender — and not the franchise tag — on restricted free agent Mike Wallace, a source close to the wide receiver told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Even with Hines Ward...

Steelers Will Not Franchise Tag Mike Wallace

Per a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the Pittsburgh Steelers will tender coveted receiver Mike Wallace in preparation for the upcoming free agency period rather than placing a $9.4 million franchise tag on him. With yesterday’s news that they intend to release Hines Ward and Ben Roethlisberger’s contract restructuring, the Steelers now find themselves close to $3 million...

Report: Peyton Hillis thought about retiring, joining the CIA

We reported a few days ago that the Cleveland Browns will not use the franchise tag on running back Peyton Hillis, but will try to re-sign him to a multi-year deal. ESPN’s Adam Schefter has confirmed that Hillis will indeed not be franchised. Schefter also mentioned that Hillis thought about retiring during this past season and joining the CIA.  Right now though, it’s not clear...
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