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NFL Notes: Josh Gordon, Browns, Chiefs, & Jaguars

NFL Notes: Josh Gordon, Browns, Chiefs, & Jaguars

  Josh Gordon Drew Rosenhaus, the agent for Browns WR Josh Gordon, confirmed that his client’s appeal hearing will be coming up “soon.” (Mary Kay Cabot) Gordon is facing suspension for an alleged failure of a marijuana test. However, he was recently arrested for DWI. Gordon is still only 23 years old, and incredibly talented.  Even if [...]

July 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Browns, Chiefs, Jaguars 0

NFL Notes: Bengals, Cowboys, Lions, Saints & Steelers

NFL Notes: Bengals, Cowboys, Lions, Saints & Steelers

  Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham is recovering from hernia surgery, which explains the signing of veteran TE Alex Smith earlier today. (Field Yates) The Bengals are “toying with” the idea of having RBs Giovani Bernard and Jeremy Hill on the field at the same time. (Geoff Hobson) Cowboys Cowboys released S Marvin Robinson and CB Jocquel Skinner and signed rookie free [...]

June 10, 2014 Nate Bouda Bengals, Cowboys, Lions, Saints, Steelers 0

NFL Transactions: Tuesday 6/10

NFL Transactions: Tuesday 6/10

  Bengals Bengals re-signed TE Alex Smith. (NFLTR) Bengals signed rookie free agent CB Victor Hampton. (NFLTR) Broncos Broncos signed first-round pick CB Bradley Roby to a four-year contract. (NFLTR) Colts Colts waived G Thomas Austin. (NFLTR) Colts signed signed WR Greg Moore. (NFLTR) Cowboys Cowboys released S Marvin Robinson and CB Jocquel Skinner. Cowboys signed rookie free agent DT Dartwan Bush. Dolphins Dolphins signed [...]

June 10, 2014 Nate Bouda Bengals, Broncos, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Packers, Texans, Vikings 0

Bengals Sign Veteran TE Alex Smith

Bengals Sign Veteran TE Alex Smith

  The Cincinnati Bengals have signed veteran TE Alex Smith to a contract, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. A recent report from Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com mentioned that the Bengals had been in contact with Smith in recent weeks, but they were “monitoring” his rehab from a dislocated wrist right now. Smith, 32, was Cincinnati’s No. 3 option at tight end last [...]

June 10, 2014 Nate Bouda Bengals 0

Report: 49ers To Rekindle Contract Talks With QB Colin Kaepernick This Week

Report: 49ers To Rekindle Contract Talks With QB Colin Kaepernick This Week

  Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that the 49ers will meet with the representatives for QB Colin Kaepernick this week in Santa Clara to rekindle contract talks. Barrows mentions that this is believed to be the first face-to-face meeting between the two parties since they had dinner during the NFL Scouting Combine back in February. San Francisco [...]

June 3, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

49ers Get $6.6M In Cap Saving From Releasing Carlos Rogers, Could Propel Talks With Colin Kaepernick

49ers Get $6.6M In Cap Saving From Releasing Carlos Rogers, Could Propel Talks With Colin Kaepernick

  The 49ers are one of a few teams that received some additional cap space now that June 1 has passed. San Francisco designated veteran CB Carlos Rogers as a post-June 1 release back on March 11. This move frees up $6.6 million in available cap space, which comes at a great time for the 49ers given that they had a little over $1.73 million to work [...]

June 2, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Ravens & Lions

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Ravens & Lions

  Ravens Ravens HC John Harbaugh told reporters earlier in the week that they will continue to look for upgrades in the free agent in the coming weeks. “I think we’re aware of the guys that are still out there, free agents that would be more favorable to sign after June 1 and all that,” [...]

May 31, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs, Lions, Ravens 0

Bengals Considering Re-Signing TE Alex Smith

Bengals Considering Re-Signing TE Alex Smith

  According to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com, the Bengals have been in contact with veteran TE Alex Smith regarding a new contract. Hobson adds that the Bengals are “monitoring” his rehab from a dislocated wrist right now. Smith, 32, was Cincinnati’s No. 3 option at tight end last year. He appeared in all 16 games, but only [...]

May 29, 2014 Nate Bouda Bengals 0

Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Still “Far Apart” In Contract Talks, KC Willing To Franchise Smith In 2015

Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Still “Far Apart” In Contract Talks, KC Willing To Franchise Smith In 2015

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Chiefs and QB Alex Smith are still “far apart” and have made “no progress” towards an agreement on a long-term extension. Rapoport adds that this is why Chiefs debated the idea of possibly drafting quarterback early on. According to Rapoport, a deal is unlikely to be in place [...]

May 28, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

Chiefs HC Andy Reid Optimistic That They’ll Re-Sign QB Alex Smith

Chiefs HC Andy Reid Optimistic That They’ll Re-Sign QB Alex Smith

  Chiefs HC Andy Reid told reporters on Tuesday that there has been “open communication” between them and the reps for QB Alex Smith regarding a possible extension. “There is open communication between both parties,” Reid said. “…I’ve always believed that if there is open communication, then normally good things happen.” “I’m sure something will [...]

May 27, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

Chiefs Working On A Long-Term Extension With QB Alex Smith

Chiefs Working On A Long-Term Extension With QB Alex Smith

Alex Marvez of Fox Sports writes that Chiefs general manager John Dorsey is working on a long-term contract with QB Alex Smith. “We’€™ve had continual conversations with his representatives,” said Dorsey, “€œWe’€™re at that point now where we’re going back and forth. Eventually, as (with) all negotiations, there will be a medium point where both [...]

May 24, 2014 Nathan J. Rivera 49ers, Chiefs 0

Chiefs Sign Fifth-Round Pick QB Aaron Murray

Chiefs Sign Fifth-Round Pick QB Aaron Murray

The Kansas City Chiefs announced that they have signed fifth-round pick QB Aaron Murray. The Chiefs were widely rumored to be considering selecting a quarterback in the 2014 NFL Draft.  Current starter QB Alex Smith is entering the final year of his contract and it has been circulated that the Chiefs would consider moving on [...]

May 21, 2014 Steven Haskos Chiefs, NFL Rumors 0

Chiefs Could Allow QB Alex Smith To Move On After This Season?

Chiefs Could Allow QB Alex Smith To Move On After This Season?

  Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports explores a number of team’s backup quarterback situations in his most recent article. Interestingly enough, La Canfora believes there is a chance that the Chiefs could allow QB Alex Smith to play out the final year of his contract and move on next season, despite sending the 49ers two [...]

May 21, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 1

Report: Contract Talks Between Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Moving “Very, Very Slowly”

Report: Contract Talks Between Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Moving “Very, Very Slowly”

  Update: Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that contract talks between the Chiefs and QB Alex Smith are moving “very, very slowly.” Florio adds that talks are likely to pick up following the draft. Smith could end up securing as much as $14 million to $17 million annually in [...]

April 22, 2014 Jonathan Comeaux Chiefs 0

New Contract For 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick May Not Come Until June

New Contract For 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick May Not Come Until June

  According to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, contract talks between the 49ers and QB Colin Kaepernick could begin to heat up at the start of June when they will receive $6.6 million in cap space following the release of CB Carlos Rogers. As things stand right now, San Francisco has just $3.726 million to work [...]

March 18, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

Contract Talks Between Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Are “Ongoing”

Contract Talks Between Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Are “Ongoing”

  Kansas City Chiefs GM John Dorsey mentioned during a conference call Tuesday that contract talks with QB Alex Smith are “ongoing,” per Herbie Teope. Dorsey didn’t offer a timetable as to when a deal could be in place, but this isn’t the first time in recent months that Dorsey has mentioned that they were at least in [...]

March 18, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

Colin Kaepernick Could Be Targeting As Much As $20M Per Year In New Contract

Colin Kaepernick Could Be Targeting As Much As $20M Per Year In New Contract

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe recently reported that 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick is looking for a “similar or slightly better” contract to the one signed by Bears’ QB Jay Cutler, which includes a annual salary of $18 million. However, it appears as though Kaepernick could be looking for a better average salary than that in his next contract. According to Jason La Canfora, contract [...]

March 5, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

Report: Colin Kaepernick Looking For $18M Annually In New Contract

Report: Colin Kaepernick Looking For $18M Annually In New Contract

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reports that QB Colin Kaepernick is looking for a “similar or slightly better” contract to the one signed by Bears’ QB Jay Cutler. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area previously reported that Kaepernick could use Cutler’s deal as the “floor” for negotiations with 49ers. Ian Rapoport adds that Kaepernick is looking for even more than [...]

March 3, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

Colin Kaepernick May Use Jay Culter’s New Deal As A Floor For Negotiations

Colin Kaepernick May Use Jay Culter’s New Deal As A Floor For Negotiations

Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area mentions that Colin Kaepernick could use the recent contract extension the Bears signed QB Jay Cutler to as his “floor” for negotiations with 49ers. Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reported on Saturday that the two sides have begun negotiations on regarding a contract extension at the Scouting Combine. Cutler, 30, signed [...]

February 23, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 6

Chiefs Have Reached Out QB Alex Smith Regarding A Contract Extension

Chiefs Have Reached Out QB Alex Smith Regarding A Contract Extension

Chiefs GM John Dorsey told reporters on Friday that they have reached out to QB Alex Smith’s representatives regarding a long-term extension, Terez Paylor. Team owner Clark Hunt mentioned a few weeks ago that would like to ensure that Smith remains in Kansas City for the foreseeable future, so it appears as though an agreement could be reached at some point in [...]

February 21, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

49ers Would Be Wise To Hold Off On Locking Up QB Colin Kaepernick?

49ers Would Be Wise To Hold Off On Locking Up QB Colin Kaepernick?

Mike Sando of ESPN.com has an interesting article regarding whether or not the 49ers should try to lock QB Colin Kaepernick to a long-term deal this offseason. Sando writes that this decision seemed a lot more obvious before he spoken with some NFL executives regarding the topic. “I wonder if the landscape for quarterbacks in the [...]

February 11, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers 0

Chiefs Could Consider Drafting A QB?

Chiefs Could Consider Drafting A QB?

On Tuesday, ESPN’s Ron Jaworski mentioned that he doesn’t view Chiefs QB Alex Smith as a “franchise guy” and believes there is a chance that Kansas City could target a quarterback prospect in the early rounds of this year’s draft. Adam Teicher of ESPN.com writes that “there’s merit to this idea.” The Chiefs currently have four quarterbacks on their roster including: Smith, [...]

February 5, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs, NFL Draft Rumors 1