Posts Tagged ‘St. Louis Rams’

Favre to become host on SiriusXM's NFL channel (The Associated Press)

Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Brett Favre is getting into satellite radio, joining SiriusXM NFL Radio as a host. One day before Favre is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6, he will debut on SiriusXM with a special town hall style of show from Canton, Ohio. It will be the first regular sports media role for the three-time NFL MVP since he retired after the 2010 season.

Warren Sapp bitten by shark during Florida Keys lobster trip (The Associated Press)

Thursday, July 28th, 2016
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) -- Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys.

Ex-NFL player to use concussion settlement to pay back theft (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
A former Cleveland Browns wide receiver who pleaded guilty to stealing over $100,000 from his charities to finance gambling debts and personal expenses promises to pay it back once he gets his part of a settlement with the National Football League. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2aKYRHD ) reports a court filing by Reggie Rucker's attorneys says he's awaiting an estimated $190,000 from the $1 billion settlement after a lawsuit accused the NFL of ignoring dangers of concussions. Some players covered by the settlement objected, so it could be delayed.

Fitzpatrick, Jets agree on a new one-year deal (Reuters)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
(Reuters) - Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick agreed on a new one-year contract with the New York Jets on Wednesday, ending a long off-season standoff between the two sides. Fitzpatrick will sign a new deal for $12 million with a chance to make $3 million in incentives, according to the NFL's website which reported the deal. With speculation that Fitzpatrick and the Jets were at odds this off-season, the franchise gave the quarterback a 7 p.m. EST deadline on Wednesday to reach an agreement on the contract.

NFL-Fitzpatrick, Jets agree on a new one-year deal (Reuters)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick agreed on a new one-year contract with the New York Jets on Wednesday, ending a long off-season standoff between the two sides. Fitzpatrick will sign a new deal for $12 million with a chance to make $3 million in incentives, according to the NFL's website which reported the deal. With speculation that Fitzpatrick and the Jets were at odds this off-season, the franchise gave the quarterback a 7 p.m. EST deadline on Wednesday to reach an agreement on the contract.

Ryan Fitzpatrick made the Jets sweat and then made them pay (Shutdown Corner)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
No one can really be surprised that the New York Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick eventually came to a deal, even with all the reports of Fitz moving out of his apartment, the Jets really not hating Geno Smith and all the rest. The initial offer to Fitzpatrick was three years, $24 million with $15 million guaranteed. For one, he let the Jets blink first.

Redskins enter camp with clear QB picture, high expectations (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Kirk Cousins is the unquestioned starting quarterback, even if he doesn't have a long-term contract and will be playing on the franchise tag. Coach Jay Gruden doesn't expect Cousins' contract status to be a distraction at what is mostly a distraction-free camp. ''The contract will take care of itself,'' Gruden said Wednesday on the eve of the team's first workout.

Fit and slimmer Eddie Lacy ready to pound away for Packers (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
A fit and slimmer Eddie Lacy is pounding away at the defense in Green Bay Packers training camp. The results of a new offseason training regimen are evident after the running back was called out by coach Mike McCarthy following last season for playing at too heavy a weight. ''Do I look like I lost a few pounds over the summer?'' Lacy responded to a question from a reporter.

Saints aid flood recovery near West Virginia training camp (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints have spent much of their first full day in West Virginia helping the community where they're opening training camp recover from disastrous flooding.

Jets sign 1st-rounder Darron Lee to 4-year deal (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
The New York Jets have signed first-round draft pick Darron Lee to a four-year contract worth $10.2 million that is fully guaranteed. Lee arrived at the team's facility a few hours after players reported for physicals, and the team announced the deal Wednesday night. The linebacker will likely participate in the Jets' first training camp practice on Thursday.