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Yesterday was the first day of NFL free agency. Many top players have already signed new deals; CB Courtland Finnegan is a Ram, OG Carl Nicks is a Buccaneer, and QB Jason Campbell is a Bear. Some of the biggest names off the board the first day, however, were wide receivers.
Reggie Wayne, in a surp Continue
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The Colts resigned veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne yesterday in a move that shocked many people. Just days after releasing several key stars, the Colts signing of Wayne appeared to be a slight course reversal for a franchise intent on a massive rebuilding project.
Why would the Colts resign Wayne?
Here are five simple reasons.
1. They have to field a team in 2012. At...
Phillip B. Wilson absolutely nails the exuberance most Colts fans were feeling with a piece on Reggie Wayne:
In the end, Colts fans can be proud that Reg followed his heart.
“I feel like that was the right thing to do and to help build this process and to keep it going,” he said. “I actually had someone looking at my house on Saturday. I almost sold my house. Can you believe...
Colts fans received a surprise after Pierre Garçon departed in free agency in the form of the legendary Reggie Wayne. While we can all agree that Wayne isn't a receiver in his prime, the lockerroom leadership and consistency is an incredible boost for a team seeking a new identity. Still, this is hardly the receiving group to which we've been accustomed to seeing in Indianapolis...
Quarterback Jason Campbell will visit the Chicago Bears, according to Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network.
The Bears covet a solid backup quarterback, especially when you consider Jay Cutlers recent track record with injuries, and Campbell would make a fine addition if he ends up in Chicago. And Caleb Hanie will likely never be trusted at the controls of an NFL offense...
Quarterback Jason Campbell has agreed to a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears worth $3.5M.
After Caleb Hanie went 0-4 as a starter last season in place of the injured Jay Cutler - and hence cost the Bears a Playoff spot - it was imperative for the club to find a quality backup quarterback in the offseason. Campbell was a good signing, but he wont hold any fantasy...
It’s being reported that the Chicago Bears are working on a deal with veteran quarterback Jason Campbell. Apparently, the club learned from the failed Caleb Hanie experiment.
Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - The Indianapolis Colts and veteran Wide Receiver Reggie Wayne inked a three year, $17.5 million contract.
"REGGIE! REGGIE! REGGIE!!!!!!!" the Colts owner tweeted hours after the NFL free agency period began.
Wayne, who has played all of his 11 NFL seasons with the Colts -- catching passes from Peyton Manning for most of that time...
Two underrated free agent signings in the past 24 hours were Jason Campbell and Kyle Orton agreeing to become backup quarterbacks. Campbell signed with the Bears for $3.5 million Tuesday to back up Jay Cutler. Orton signed a three-year deal with the Cowboys Wednesday to back up Tony Romo.
Campbell went 11-7 over the past two seasons as a starter in Oakland and was 4-2 before getting...
The Chicago Bears made two big moves to help start this free agent frenzy off. On one move, the Chicago Bears traded off their 2012 and 2013 third round draft picks to get Brandon Marshall. A lot of experts are questioning this move, but could this be a good move? They reunited Jake Cutler and Brandon...
In a shocking turn of events, Reggie Wayne will be returning to the only team he’s ever called home.
Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Colts agreed to a three-year contract with Wayne, bringing the veteran receiver back to Indy as, presumably, Andrew Luck’s top future target.
NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports the pact is worth a “max” of $17.5 million.
This is a particularly...
The Indianapolis Colts have completed a new deal to keep receiver Reggie Wayne and have signed free agent defensive end Cory Redding.
Wayne's deal is for three years and $17.5 million.
Redding will rejoin head coach Chuck Pagano, his former defensive coordinator in Baltimore, in Indianapolis. Terms of Redding's deal were not released.
News of Wayne's contract leaked...
Chicago signed Jason Campbell yesterday and re-signed Josh McCown this afternoon. The team is set at quarterback next year but is this overkill? Could this hurt the team down the line?
Pierre Garçon signed a massive deal with the Washington Redskins. The Colts have turned their attention to a familiar face as a result: Reggie Wayne.
The Colts lost wide receiver Pierre Garcon, 25, earlier in the day when he signed a six-year, $42.5 million contract with the Washington Redskins that threatened to leave them without their No. 1, Wayne, and No. 2 receivers with a...
In the 2011 football season fans learned a lot of things. We learned what can happen when a team keeps their star quarterback healthy (Detroit), we learned what can happen when a team does not have any decent back-ups (Chicago), and we learned what happens when a team does not plan for anyone being injured (Indianapolis). While 2011 was the 'Year of the Quarterback' it could...
Long time Indianapolis Colt WR Reggie Wayne has decided to not join the Peyton Manning band and has re-signed with the team for 3 years, according to NFL correspondent Albert Breer.
The 3-year deal is worth a maximum for $17.5 million.
The 11 year veteran left the last game vs. Houston thinking he was leaving the only field and the only team he has known in the NFL for the last time.