Oakland Raiders re-sign lineman Khalif Barnes – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsThe Raiders re-signed veteran offensive lineman Khalif Barnes on Friday, making Barnes the first of the team’s 18 prospective unrestricted free agents to be locked up before…

Will Dolphins have interest in Vonta Leach? – ESPN (blog)

Will Dolphins have interest in Vonta Leach?ESPN (blog)Miami most likely learned its lesson that a true fullback is needed. However, Leach might be the most expensive option. The Dolphins certainly…

Clippers swap Mullens and Jamison for Davis and Granger – Clips Nation

Clips NationThe Clippers are looking more and more like the big winners of the 2014 trade deadline, even if they didn’t receive a single player via trade. February free agency…

Speed at WR will thrill Broncos at combine – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)INDIANAPOLIS – In roughly the time it takes to say “free agency” four times, an already uphill climb for Eric Decker to remain a Denver Broncos wide receiver got…

Cleveland Browns’ interest in Jairus Byrd is real – NFL.com

NFL.comNFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday from the NFL Scouting Combine that the possibility of a reunion between Browns coach Mike Pettine and the playmaking safety “is real,” according…

Stephen Jones on Dallas Cowboys’ plans for free agency: ‘Hopefully we will be … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)He’d probably use it to characterize what Dallas did in free agency last year, when they signed only linebacker Justin Durant and safety Will Allen. These days,…

Eric Decker open to Denver return but wants to do right by his family – NBCSports.com

Eric Decker open to Denver return but wants to do right by his familyNBCSports.comOne of the most well-regarded offensive players slated to hit free agency reportedly shared some insight Tuesday…

5 Realistic Trade Scenarios for Raiders to Pursue – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportComments. Both free agency and the NFL draft are certain to be busy and important times for the Oakland Raiders to add talent this offseason, but the trade market…

6 Ideal Trade Scenarios for Denver Broncos to Pursue This Offseason – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportLike any offseason in the National Football League, speculating on how each team is going to attempt to improve itself and build a winner is always very intriguing. Though…

Will Justin Masterson-Cleveland Indians talks be influenced by possible Homer … – The Plain Dealer

Will Justin Masterson-Cleveland Indians talks be influenced by possible Homer …The Plain DealerIf Masterson and the Indians can’t use Bailey’s reported deal to reach a multiyear deal, it could mean…

yBroncos roster breakdown: Wide receivers – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)With the NFL’s scouting combine just around the corner and free agency set to follow on March 11, today marks the third installment of a position-a-day look at where…

Mariners rumors: Seattle seeking another starter through trade or free agency – SB Nation

SB NationBoth of them will cost Seattle a draft pick, but their first rounder is protected and they already surrendered their second-round pick to sign Robinson Cano. A third-round pick…

2014 NFL Draft: Why Physical, Press Cornerbacks Will Be All the Rage – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportWhen you build a defense that goes out and manhandles the most prolific offense in NFL history, people are going to take notice. The Seattle Seahawks domination over the…

2014 NFL Draft: Highlighting the Top 10 Running Backs – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe running back isn’t dead in the NFL, not by a long shot. The 2013 season was a reminder that the running game is still as important as anything…

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 NFL mock draft roundup: Louis Nix III and Justin … – The Patriot-News

The Patriot-NewsThe Super Bowl just ended and free agency still lies ahead, but 2014 NFL draft prognosticators are already hard at work. They’re doing mock draft after mock draft, which…

Mets Morning News: Amazins fail to lure Balfour, Yankees eyeing Drew – Amazin’ Avenue

Amazin’ AvenueThe Mets came really close to landing former A’s closer Grant Balfour in free agency, but he decided to sign with the Rays for two years and $12 million…

Tigers agree on one-year contract with Scherzer – MLB.com

MLB.comDETROIT — The Tigers are still looking for a long-term agreement with American League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer to avoid free agency next winter. For now, at least,…

Scherzer, Tigers agree at $15525000 – Washington Post

Washington PostDETROIT — AL Cy Young Award winner has agreed to a one-year contract with the Detroit Tigers for $15,525,000, setting himself up for an even bigger payday when he…

Moves Raiders Should Make in Free Agency – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Oakland Raiders have plenty of work to do this offseason, but the significant amount of salary cap space at their disposal will give them an opportunity to do…

Bears sign Jay Cutler to seven-year contract – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJay Cutler isn’t going anywhere. The Bears announced Thursday that the quarterback has signed a seven-year contract to stay in Chicago. Q: Bears have been building around Cutler. Cutler,…

Game Over for Defending Super Bowl Champion Ravens

It’s a wrap for the defending Super Bowl Champion Ravens after ending their season with a 34-17 loss to AFC North rival Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. It is the first…

Playoff Hopes Fading For Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens suffered a painful 24-18 loss to their AFC North rival Cleveland Browns on Sunday. The loss was another thorn in the side of the defending Super Bowl…

Can the Baltimore Ravens Defend Their Super Bowl Title?

Time flies when you’re having fun. It feels like only yesterday that the Baltimore Ravens were crowned Super Bowl Champions, now we’re less than a week from the 2013 season;…

World Champion Ravens Start Training Camp

Ready or not, Baltimore Ravens training camp has begun. The reigning Super Bowl champions are preparing to defend their title. The team has many new faces after losing eight starters…

Ravens Hopeful Rehabbed Players Are Ready To Play

  Since the Baltimore Ravens lost many defensive players during free agency, it is easy to forget that the Baltimore Ravens have two veteran players returning from injuries this season.…

Will the Baltimore Ravens Add a Veteran Receiver?

That is the big question the Baltimore Ravens need to answer. After losing several key defensive players in free agency, they traded one key offensive player to the San Francisco…

Ravens GM Confident Team Can Make Playoffs

The Baltimore Ravens roster looks a bit different from the how it did when they won Super Bowl XLVII on February 3. The Ravens lost many key defensive players including…

NFL – My Top 10 Worst Free Agent Signings EVER

Since NFL free agency is already here, I combed through the history books to see what were worst free agency signings have ever been. Now, there are a ton of…

Minnesota Vikings – Still Work to Do at WR

A mercurial wide receiver wears out his welcome, but not before his team makes a playoff appearance against Green Bay. After the season, which ends in an early playoff exit,…

Ravens Reed Found a New Paradise

Of all the Ravens departures this off season this is the one that hurts the most. I think knowing it would likely happen helped soften the blow, yet it still…

Baltimore Ravens CB Heads to Eagles

Is it over yet? Please wake us when all Baltimore Ravens free agents flee the nest. It happened again, but we knew this one was coming. Another defensive player left…

Ravens Start Free Agency With a Bang

Well the joy of winning Super Bowl XLVII didn’t last long in Baltimore. The National Football League’s free agency started at 4pm on Tuesday, shortly after all hell broke loose…

Kevin Boss – Press Conference Oakland Raiders 2011

Former New York Giants Tight End Kevin Boss joined the Oakland Raiders this weekend, replacing Zack Miller, who took advantage of the free agency market to bolt for the Seattle…

Peyton Manning Signs Long Deal Contract With Colts

Peyton Manning has signed a five year contract with the Indiana Colts. The Colts’ Owner Jim Irsay posted on Twitter that Manning would make $90 million in the five year…