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CHRIS MORTENSEN RUMORS

Marshawn Lynch's bonus could be in jeopardy due to holdout

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that a portion of Marshawn Lynch‘s $6 million signing bonus could be in jeopardy if the Seahawks were to take a “hard line” stance regarding his current holdout. Mortensen fully expects Seattle to take a “hard line” stance with Lynch regarding this matter. Lynch could also lose $30,000 per day for skipping training camp to go along...
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Lions Rumors: Detroit not optimistic about re-signing Ndamukong Suh

The Detroit Lions seem less than excited with their defensive superstar, Ndamukong Suh, this off-season. The Lions defensive tackle has been milking his success during his four professional seasons to try to negotiate a new contract. However, with Suh's franchise tag in 2015 already weighing in well above $20 million, the Lions' cap space is looking fairly cramped. ESPN...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts RB Vick Ballard suffers torn Achilles' tendon

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that Colts RB Vick Ballard suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Friday’s practice. Mike Garafolo confirms the news and mentions that this is just an “initial diagnosis” with an MRI to come. He had to be carted off the field, so it appeared as though the injury was fairly serious. This will most likely end Ballard’s season and it wouldn’t...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks not surprised Lynch is holding out

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported on Friday’s NFL Insiders that the Seahawks aren’t surprised that running back Marshawn Lynch is currently holding out. Mort does believe Lynch will show up at some point. “He’ll be there at some point, I think,” said Mort. “The Seahawks are not surprised this is an issue. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mort: Lions not optimistic they’ll be able to re-sign Suh

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen,  the Detroit Lions aren’t optimistic that they’ll be able to sign defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh to an extension. https://twitter.com/mortreport/status/492401534744154114 Suh has only two years left on his current deal.  He’ll hit free agency in 2016. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: '...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Aren’t Optimistic About Signing DT Ndamukong Suh To An Extension

  Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that the Lions are not optimistic about signing DT Ndamukong Suh to a new contract. Mortensen mentions that if the Lions are unable to work out an agreement before next season, it would cost them a staggering $26.7 million to franchise him. Suh, 27, entering the final year of his rookie deal and is in a great position to secure a huge contract...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns Sign First-Round Pick CB Justin Gilbert

  ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that the Browns have agreed to terms with first-round pick CB Justin Gilbert. Gilbert was one of two remaining draft picks who had yet to sign their rookie contracts with OT Taylor Lewan being the other. Gilbert’s four-year contract is worth an estimated $12,833,502 and includes a signing bonus of $7,653,456, according to OverTheCap.com. The...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mort: Raiders are a candidate to trade up for Derek Carr

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported today that the Raiders are a candidate to trade up to the 33rd pick for quarterback Derek Carr. “People think the Raiders may want to go to the top spot to get Derek Carr,” Mort said, via Rotoworld.com. Even though Oakland didn’t take a quarterback in the first round,  there are plenty of talented signal callers left.   var ACE_AR = {Site...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders could trade out of the number 5 spot; 49ers want to move up

Today on ESPN Chris Mortensen stated that he has heard numerous times that the 49ers could be “ready to do something big” in May’s draft. 49ers GM Trent Baalke is working with 11 picks, including six selections in the top 100, so he has plenty of ammo to execute a trade up. Mortensen said the […] The post Raiders could trade out of the number 5 spot; 49ers want to move up...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns players: Organization is a “joke,” Rob Chudzinski is a “douche”

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen just reported that the Browns will be firing head coach Rob Chudzinski. Some anonymous Browns players sounded off on this season. Another Browns player: "This organization is a joke." — Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) December 29, 2013 "He's a douche. No one on offense trusts him." Text from a player regarding Rob Chudzinski. #Browns...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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