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  1. Inside the Lions' TD drop-off in 2012

    Kevin Seifert

    John McTigue's statistical analysis of Matthew Stafford's contract extension adds an illuminating level to Stafford's drop-off in touchdown passes during the 2012 season. Remember, Stafford threw 41 in 2011 and 20 last year. McTigue: "Bad luck als...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  2. BBAO: Using the Lions' new cap space

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: At last check, the Detroit Lions had just under $2 million in salary cap space available. That figure surely increased this week after the team signed quarterback Matthew Stafford to a contract extension. (Details to...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  3. Abbreviated ChatWrap: Vikings in London

    Kevin Seifert

    News of Matthew Stafford's contract extension broke about 20 minutes into Tuesday's SportsNation chat, forcing an audible that allowed us to resume chatting on the blog after I gathered some thoughts. But during our short time over at SportsNation, w...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  4. Aaron Rodgers steps from the green room

    Kevin Seifert

    Aaron Rodgers has never found a chip he couldn't haul onto his shoulder, so it wouldn't be a stretch to suggest he is marvelously pleased with the timing of his record-setting contract extension. On April 23, 2005, Rodgers spent an uncomfortable a...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  5. Next domino: Aaron Rodgers gets new deal

    Kevin Seifert

    We've been expecting the Green Bay Packers to sign quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a long-term contract extension for some time, and on Friday afternoon -- as the second round of the 2013 draft approached -- the team announced a deal. We don't have a...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  6. Cost of the Packers' QB run: $300 million?

    Kevin Seifert

    When Darrelle Revis signed a $96 million contract extension Sunday, John Parolin of ESPN Stats & Information circulated an e-mail that noted no NFL player has come close to making that much money from one contract. There have been plenty of contr...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  7. On Clay Matthews, the draft and production

    Kevin Seifert

    In the aftermath of Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews' record-setting contract extension, and as we look ahead to next week's draft, it's worth a reminder about the middling impact of college production on pro projections. We all like to ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  8. Clay Matthews cap details: Rise over time

    Kevin Seifert

    On Wednesday, we noted that it would be instructive to learn how the Green Bay Packers structured the salary-cap impact of linebacker Clay Matthews' record-setting contract extension. Thursday, the numbers came in and here's what we can say: Matthews...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  9. Awaiting Clay Matthews' salary-cap hit

    Kevin Seifert

    Some financial figures are starting to come in for linebacker Clay Matthews' contract extension with the Green Bay Packers. But the most important information -- its salary-cap structure -- might not be available until the paperwork is filed and proc...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  10. Mulling Henry Melton and the franchise tag

    Kevin Seifert

    How much do the Chicago Bears value defensive tackle Henry Melton? We'll soon find out the answer. Melton, a 2012 Pro Bowl player, is a pending free agent. There have been no reports of progress on a long-term contract extension, meaning the franc...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  11. BBAO: Tom Brady impact in NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: So the New England Patriots signed quarterback Tom Brady to a far-below market value contract extension Monday, a three-year deal worth $27 million. That annual average of $9 million is less than half what the New Or...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  12. Leslie Frazier navigating purgatory

    Kevin Seifert

    INDIANAPOLIS -- If Leslie Frazier were more of a jerk, chances are he would have a contract extension by now. I found that conclusion difficult to avoid Friday while talking to Frazier about his arrival in contract purgatory during the third offseaso...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  13. Bears: Jay Cutler and the salary cap

    Kevin Seifert

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman stopped short Thursday of calling Jay Cutler his "franchise" quarterback and said he hasn't spoken to anyone about a contract extension that would keep Cutler with the Bears beyond 2013. Trestman's ap...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  14. Solved: Mystery of Jim Schwartz's contract

    Kevin Seifert

    ESPN's Adam Schefter has solved one of the NFC North's biggest mysteries: The duration of Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz's contract. As you might remember, the Lions did not announce any terms of the contract extension Schwartz signed last June....

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  15. Greg Jennings on future: 'You never know'

    Kevin Seifert

    Three years ago, the Green Bay Packers agreed on a relatively short contract extension with receiver Greg Jennings. The deal resolved a short-term problem by adding about $27 million to Jennings' compensation, giving him an annual average commensurat...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  16. BBAO: New contract for T.J. Lang

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The Green Bay Packers are continuing to chip away at the iceberg, as we say. Earlier this month, they locked up punter Tim Masthay with a long-term contract extension. And late Monday night, they agreed to terms with...

    Blog | August 14, 2012