Seahawks have $100 million annually invested in just 10 players

According to Peter King of, the Seattle Seahawks have nearly $100 million annually invested in just 10 players. The team will have to operate with about $50 million to spread out among the other 43 guys on the 53-man roster. That leaves the club with virtually no money to spend on extra players who need to be signed during the season and replacements for players...
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Dan Quinn shows Atlanta Falcons players Ronda Rousey fight

The Dan Quinn era for the Atlanta Falcons is underway, and things seem to be quite a bit different from what we've seen in the past. One thing that Quinn does daily, per a story from Peter King on the Monday Morning Quarterback, is getting his team's frame of mind right every single day. The most recent move by Quinn, according to King, was the decision to show his team the video...
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Multiple Reports won the MLB Trade Deadline at ESPN

If you were with us on Friday, you saw the strange timeline of events where ESPN sorta kinda avoided giving Peter King credit for breaking the news that Russell Wilson was re-signing with the Seahawks.  First ESPN ignored King’s report and gave their own report that a deal wasn’t done, then when they did report it, they credited ESPN AND Sports Illustrated for the story. ...
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Seahawks, Wilson Agree to Extension

It took a while, but we got there; The Seahawks signed their starting QB Russell Wilson to a four-year extension early Friday- hours short of a imposed deadline to get a deal sorted this season.The deal- reported first by Peter King as a 4-year contract worth $87m with $60m guaranteed- ends months and months of talk and whispers on the long-term future of the former Wisconsin and...
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Let’s see how ESPN played games with breaking the Russell Wilson contract news

Let’s follow along on the timeline of yet another weird example of ESPN’s nefarious and nebulous sourcing policy.  In this edition, ESPN tries to break news on Russell Wilson’s contract that was already broken elsewhere and then tries to take credit for it… 1) 9:44 AM – Peter King breaks the news of Russell Wilson’s new contract Russell Wilson and the Seahawks have...
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Russell Wilson signs four-year, $87.6 million deal with Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks fans can finally exhale. The Russell Wilson contract situation has been taken care of, as the two-time Pro Bowler agreed to a new four-year deal with the team on Friday morning. News of Wilson’s four-year, $87.6 million contract was first reported by Sports Illustrated’s Peter King and later confirmed by Wilson on Twitter....Read More
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Russell Wilson contract increases likelihood of change

It’s not easy to find a franchise quarterback, so the Seattle Seahawks couldn’t afford to let Russell Wilson walk. According to Peter King of The MMQB, Wilson and the team agreed to a four-year, $87.6 million extension with approximately $60 million in guaranteed money. There’s an economic term that describes this situation: opportunity cost. Oxford defines it as “the...
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The Seattle Seahawks show Russell Wilson the money with new four year deal

They showed him the money. According to a report by Peter King of Sports Illustrated, the Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson have agreed to a four-year, $87 million contract: Russell Wilson and the Seahawks have agreed to a 4-year, $87.6-million extension, per source. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) July 31, 2015 The deal includes some $60 million in guarantees and a $31 million...
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Breaking News: Russell Wilson and the Seahawks reach a deal

Breaking down the Russell Wilson contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks.   Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms on a new 4-year, $87.6 million deal that will allow the franchise signal caller to remain with the franchise while providing financial security. If you do the math, that amounts to just under $22 million per which is slightly below the...
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Russell Wilson Reportedly Agrees with Seahawks on Four-Year Extension

The Seahawks have their man. According to SI's Peter King, the team has come to an agreement with Russell Wilson on a four-year, $87...
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Seahawks Sign QB Russell Wilson To A Four-Year, $87.6M Deal

Peter King is reporting that the Seahawks and Russell Wilson have agreed to a four-year, $87.6 million extension. King adds that Wilson’s new contract includes a $31-million signing bonus, with approximately $60-million guaranteed. Wilson’s new contract will pay him an average salary of $21.9-million a year, which comes in just under Aaron Rodgers’ $22-million. It looks...
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No end in sight for Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is one of the best to ever play the game. He's one of 29 players in NFL history to have eclipsed 10,000 yards rushing, and he's climbing the list. Right now he ranks 28th with 10,190 career rushing yards, but Peterson has his sights set on Emmett Smith's all-time record of 18,355.Peterson, who turned 30 this offseason, will have to play...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Flat Balls Society

By Dan Snapp Peter King in successive weeks: July 13th: “My best guess: Officials will chart the weights of all footballs before the game, then spot-check some at halftime and after the game.” July 20th: “Basically, depending on which physics expert you believe, it’s either a stretch to think the Patriots’ footballs deflated as much as they did by halftime of the game...
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Breaking News: Sid Rosenberg makes his NY return 8/4 in his biggest role to date

Sid Rosenberg makes his return to New York Tuesday, August 4th in his biggest role to date - filling in for Geraldo Rivera on WABC (770 AM) and its 50,000 watt non-directional clear channel signal. "NewsTalkRadio 77 WABC," the flagship station of the Westwood One Network, can be heard up and down the coast of the U.S. and into Canada. You can stream it here if necessary. It was...
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Adrian Wojnarowski is sticking with Yahoo Sports

After a dalliance with Sports Illustrated, NBA reporter extraordinaire Adrian Wojnarowski is staying with Yahoo Sports according to The Big Lead and Eric Fisher of SBJ. Yahoo Sports keeping Adrian Wojnarowski w new 4-year deal after SI made big run for noted NBA newsbreaker — Eric Fisher (@EricFisherSBJ) July 21, 2015 SI got rather far down the road w Woj but Time Inc property...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: DeflateGate, Preseason, Dolphins, & Redskins

DeflateGate Peter King of wrote earlier in the day that the NFL should defer any punishment for Patriots QB Tom Brady until 2016, which would buy them more time to study another 267 regular- and post-season games. “I think it takes a leader to stand up and say, ‘We’re going to be measuring the air pressure in football for the ...The post NFL Notes: DeflateGate...
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Steelers' Golson gets spotlight from The MMQB's Peter King

For the Steelers to compete in the AFC North this season, they're going to need at least a few of their young defenders to step up and make plays.  According to Peter King of The MMQB, rookie cornerback Senquez Golson will be one of those players. While Golson was a second-round pick, his selection is a bit curious. He's undersized, and he'll likely enter the season as the No. 4...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King Tabs Rookie Senquez Golson As Steelers Spotlight Player For 2015

It won’t be long until all 32 teams start their annual training camps and ahead of that happening, Peter King of Sports Illustrated has attempted to identify one player from each franchise that should have the spotlight placed upon them ahead of the season starting. King’s choice for the Pittsburgh Steelers is a bit surprising. […] The post Peter King Tabs Rookie Senquez Golson...
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Brett Favre considered Chicago Bears when leaving Green Bay Packers

Venerable NFL reporter Peter King is known for getting the deepest scoops, and he dug up some interesting history about Brett Favre's 2008 departure from the Green Bay Packers this week. King wrote in a column for The MMQB that Favre wanted to go to either the Minnesota Vikings or the Chicago Bears, after realizing the Packers no longer wanted his services. At the time, the Bears...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles in Charge: Chip Kelly ranked the third most influential person in the NFL

How powerful has Philadelphia Eagles head coach VP of personnel boss king emperor Chip Kelly become? Some of the most respected football writers in the country are saying that he’s one of the most influential folks in the NFL. In today’s MMQB column, Emily Kaplan continued their top 100 list and Charles-in-Charge came in at number three. Here’s what former Dallas Cowboys...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

MMQB ranks Josh McCown 29th best starting quarterback (No. 28? Brian Hoyer)

If you’ve been waiting for that one big story to get you pumped up for Browns season…this probably isn’t it. Andy Benoit of The MMQB — Peter King’s NFL-centric Sports Illustrated offshoot — ranked all of the starting quarterbacks in the NFL, and Cleveland’s newest signal-caller, Josh McCown, came in at No. 29, one spot behind last year’s QB, Brian Hoyer. Catch the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for July 7th, 2015

There are just 18 days left until the Steelers report to St.Vincent College in Latrobe, PA to begin their 50th Training Camp there. Speaking of Camp, I want to make sure I get this out there if other bloggers are reading this. In recent years, the Steelers and their PR department headed by Burt Lauten have tried to be as flexible as possible when allowing writers and bloggers field...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

The four roughest road games for the Washington Redskins this year

Since the end of the 2012 season the Washington Redskins have a 2-14 record on the road. If they are going to climb out of fourth place in the NFC East this year, they’re going to have to improve that number. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the toughest four road opponents the Redskins will face in 2015. If they can pull off an upset against even one of them, it would...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Three problems Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has to tackle

By now you have probably heard that the experts are not that high on the Arizona Cardinals in 2015. ESPN thinks they’ll be lucky to win six games this year, USA Today has them ranked lower than the Rams, and Peter King seems to think without a healthy Carson Palmer they don’t stand a chance. For my money, the average analyst has been too hard on the Cardinals this offseason,...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated MMQB writer Andy Benoit isn’t a fan of women’s sports

As the Women’s World Cup heads to the quarterfinal round, you won’t find Sports Illustrated’s and contributor Peter King’s MMQB Andy Benoit watching the event. Apparently, he finds women’s sports not worth the time. He said so on Twitter after MMQB editor Mark Mravic tweeted out a Vine of England’s go-ahead goal against Norway. Benoit took the bait and responded. Needless...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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