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Contract Details For Saints CB Champ Bailey

Contract Details For Saints CB Champ Bailey

  Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun breaks down the two-year deal CB Champ Bailey signed with the New Orleans Saints. The deal carries a $3.75 million base value — $1 million, and $1.5 million in base salary — and a $500,000 bonus. If Bailey is active for six games in 2014, he will receive [...]

April 9, 2014 Steven Haskos Broncos, Saints 0

Patriots Could Be Wise To Address S Devin McCourty’s Contract Some Time Soon

Patriots Could Be Wise To Address S Devin McCourty’s Contract Some Time Soon

  Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston believes it’s more a matter of “when” than “if” Patriots S Devin McCourty will have an opportunity to sign a lucrative contract extension. Reiss writes that a “strong case” could be made for the Patriots to be proactive with McCourty and get a long-term agreement in place sooner, rather than later. Saints [...]

March 23, 2014 Nate Bouda Patriots 0

Saints Agree To Terms With S Jairus Byrd

Saints Agree To Terms With S Jairus Byrd

The #Saints have agreed to terms with 3-time pro bowl safety @JairusByrd on a 6-year deal! pic.twitter.com/K0ZUvdq3hi — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) March 12, 2014 ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Byrd receives a six-year, $54 million contract that includes $28 million guaranteed. Byrd, 27, is believed to seeking a long-term deal that would pay him as much [...]

March 11, 2014 Nate Bouda Saints 0

Report: Jairus Byrd Visiting With The Saints

Report: Jairus Byrd Visiting With The Saints

  Update: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Bills free agent S Jairus Byrd is on his way to visit with the New Orleans Saints. Byrd, 27, is believed to seeking a long-term deal that would pay him as much as $9 million per season. Last year, Byrd totaled 48 tackles, 4 sacks, one interception and a forced fumble [...]

March 11, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills, Browns, Dolphins, Rams, Redskins, Saints 2

Report: Browns Sign S Donte Whitner To A Four-year Deal

Report: Browns Sign S Donte Whitner To A Four-year Deal

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that former 49ers S Donte Whitner has reached agreement on a four-year, $28 million deal with the Browns. ———— Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that free agent S Donte Whitner expects to be a Brown by 4pm est today. Cabot adds that Whitner is “excited” to return to Cleveland. Whitner is [...]

March 11, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Browns, Jets 0

Redskins Reportedly Have Shown Interest In CBs Captain Munnerlyn & Corey Graham

Redskins Reportedly Have Shown Interest In CBs Captain Munnerlyn & Corey Graham

Earlier in the day, Mike Jones of The Washington Post reported that the Redskins have “expressed interest” in free agent S Jairus Byrd. Jones also outlines the corners that Washington has also shown interest in on the free agent market. Panthers’ CB Captain Munnerlyn and Ravens’ CB Corey Graham are both reportedly on the Redskins radar. [...]

March 10, 2014 Nathan J. Rivera Jets, Panthers, Ravens, Redskins 0

Report: Browns Interested In Jairus Byrd, Bills Still Hoping To Re-Sign Him

Report: Browns Interested In Jairus Byrd, Bills Still Hoping To Re-Sign Him

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Cleveland Browns are interested in pursuing Bills’ free agent S Jairus Byrd. According to Rapoport, the Bills are still in play for Byrd. Rapoport doubts the Eagles are an option for Byrd, but mentions that the Jets could be fit based on the fact that they they [...]

March 5, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills, Browns, Eagles, Jets 0

Browns Still Discussing A new Contract With T.J. Ward, But Not Close To An Agreement

Browns Still Discussing A new Contract With T.J. Ward, But Not Close To An Agreement

The agent for Browns S T.J. Ward issued statement on Tuesday regarding his contract situation with the Browns. “Detailed contract discussions with multiple front office executives of the Browns began last month at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis,” Josh Arnold said in a statement release, via The Akron Beacon Journal. ”Since then several conversations have occurred in an [...]

March 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Browns 0

Jairus Byrd Still Open To Re-Signing With The Bills

Jairus Byrd Still Open To Re-Signing With The Bills

Bills free agent S Jairus Byrd mentioned that he is still open to re-signing with the Bills, despite the fact Buffalo elected to not use their franchise tag on him Monday. “At this point I’m definitely keeping all my options open,” said Byrd, via BuffaloBills.com. “See whatever happens in free agency. The lines of communication [...]

March 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills 0

With T.J. Ward In Position To Reach The Open Market, Jairus Byrd Could Be An Option For Browns?

With T.J. Ward In Position To Reach The Open Market, Jairus Byrd Could Be An Option For Browns?

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Browns decision to use their transition tag on C Alex Mack will most likely allow free agent SS T.J. Ward to reach the open market next week. Rapoport adds that Bills FS Jairus Byrd could now be a target for the Browns in free agency. Rapoport mentioned a few weeks ago that [...]

March 3, 2014 Jonathan Comeaux Browns 0

Bills Pass On Franchising Free Agent S Jairus Byrd

Bills Pass On Franchising Free Agent S Jairus Byrd

Update:  BREAKING: GM Doug Whaley has announced that the #Bills will not use the franchise tag in 2014 http://t.co/BC4adbwGwY — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) March 3, 2014   Bills GM Doug Whaley: “It’s a negotiation,” Whaley said, via BuffaloBills.com. “We still have some time to get it done so we’re not closing the door on it. We’re [...]

March 3, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills 0

Report: Bills “Unlikely” To Retain S Jairus Byrd

Report: Bills “Unlikely” To Retain S Jairus Byrd

Jeremy White of WGR 550 Buffalo reports that the Bills are “unlikely” to use their franchise tag on free agent S Jairus Byrd or reach an agreement on a log-term contract before the start of free agency. White adds that the two sides have had “productive discussions” in recent weeks, however, it appears likely that Byrd will be playing [...]

March 2, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills 1

Report: Contract Talks Between Bills & Jairus Byrd Have “Pleasent So Far”

Report: Contract Talks Between Bills & Jairus Byrd Have “Pleasent So Far”

Tim Graham of the Buffalo News reports that contract talks between the Bills and free agent S Jairus Byrd have been “pleasant so far.“ Graham mentions that this is a departure from where things were at this point in the year last season. Graham cautions that it’s still early in the negotiations and once the franchise tag deadline passes talks [...]

February 27, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills 0

Report: Bills Still Hoping To Sign S Jairus Byrd To A Contract Extension

Report: Bills Still Hoping To Sign S Jairus Byrd To A Contract Extension

Ian Rapoport reports that the Bills would still like to get a long-term contract worked out with impending free agent S Jairus Byrd. Rapoport adds that Buffalo “won’t let him get away for nothing” and plans to franchise him if they are unable to get something worked out in the next few weeks. Interestingly enough, Rapoport mentioned [...]

February 22, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills, Browns 0

Report: Browns Could Target Bills S Jairus Byrd In Free Agency

Report: Browns Could Target Bills S Jairus Byrd In Free Agency

Ian Rapoport is “hearing” that there is a “real” possibility that the Browns could target Bills free agent S Jairus Byrd in free agency. Rapoport mentions that the Browns would would get a play-maker in Byrd who is already familiar with new HC Mike Pettine defensive scheme. Rapoport adds that the Bills could, of course, complicate the situation by [...]

February 21, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills, Browns 0

Bills Could Franchise S Jairus Byrd With The Intention Of Trading Him?

Bills Could Franchise S Jairus Byrd With The Intention Of Trading Him?

Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 Buffalo writes that, depending on how things go in the coming weeks, the Bills could apply their franchise tag to impending free agent S Jairus Byrd with the intention of trading him this offseason. According to Buscaglia, the Bills are expected to meet with Byrd’s agent, Eugene Parker, at the Scouting Combine next week to [...]

February 19, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills 0

Jets Unlikely To Re-Sign S Ed Reed?

Jets Unlikely To Re-Sign S Ed Reed?

Rich Cimini of ESPN.com takes a look at the Jets safety position as they prepare for free agency. According to Cimini, the Jets would be wise to start investing in this position versus “trying to get by on the cheap.” With that in mind, Cimini doesn’t see veteran S Ed Reed being anything more than a [...]

February 14, 2014 Nate Bouda Jets 0

Jairus Byrd & T.J. Ward Unlikely To Be Options For The Eagles?

Jairus Byrd & T.J. Ward Unlikely To Be Options For The Eagles?

The Eagles biggest need as they head into the offseason could be at safety where Earl Wolff remains the only player who is assured a roster spot in 2014. Eagles GM Howie Roseman was asked about his plans for the position during free agency and the draft. “We talk about every position and wanting to get better,” [...]

February 5, 2014 Nate Bouda Eagles 0

Browns Considering The Franchise Tag For S T.J. Ward?

Browns Considering The Franchise Tag For S T.J. Ward?

Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland is “getting a sense” that the Browns are leaning towards using their franchise tag on impending free agent SS T.J. Ward. Ward, who along with the Bills S Jairus Byrd, are both in line to secure huge contracts on the open market, unless their respective teams elect to use their franchise tags [...]

February 2, 2014 Salvador Borboa Browns 1

Redskins S Bacarri Rambo’s Roster Spot Already In Danger?

Redskins S Bacarri Rambo’s Roster Spot Already In Danger?

John Keim of ESPN.com writes that even though Redskins S Bacarri Rambo just finished his first season in the league, his roster spot roster spot could be in jeopardy if his play, specifically on special teams, doesn’t improve. Washington took Rambo in the sixth-round of the draft less than a year ago and actually gave him the starting job heading [...]

January 30, 2014 Nate Bouda Redskins 2

Potential Free Agent Targets For Redskins

Potential Free Agent Targets For Redskins

Mike Jones of the Washington Post offered some potential free agent targets for the Redskins this offseason in his recent mailbag. According to Jones, upgrading the secondary should be at the top their list. Jones lists Patriots CB Aqib Talib, Broncos CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Bills FS Jairus Byrd, and Browns FS T.J. Ward as some of the options the team could consider once free agency rolls around [...]

January 28, 2014 Jonathan Comeaux Redskins 0