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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Next up for Bears: Urlacher? Forte?

    Kevin Seifert

    In the relief and euphoria of his long-awaited contract extension, linebacker Lance Briggs described the Chicago Bears' offseason as "a miracle" and one that "on paper" has put him on the Bears' best team since he arrived in 2003. So as long as we're...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  8. BBAO: Bears' offseason a 'miracle'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The aggressive offseason of first-year general manager Phil Emery has caught the attention of Chicago Bears players. Speaking Wednesday to announce his contract extension, linebacker Lance Briggs said: "It feels like...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  9. Blogger Blitz: Devin Hester as a receiver

    Kevin Seifert

    I planned out a Chicago Bears-related topic for this week's Blogger Blitz before the team announced a contract extension for linebacker Lance Briggs. That will make for a Bears-centric day on the blog, but as we've always said, these things even out....

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  10. Bears should let Matt Forte skip preseason

    Kevin Seifert

    Late last month, speculation emerged that Chicago Bears tailback Matt Forte might stage a training camp holdout to jump-start negotiations on a contract extension. In the end, Forte reported on time after Bears general manager Jerry Angelo pledged he...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  11. Packers' Mike McCarthy in rare financial air

    Kevin Seifert

    On Friday, we wondered whether Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy's new contract extension had made him the highest-paid coach in the NFC North. After all, it had been only a week since Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith had signed a new deal that pr...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  12. McCarthy's new deal: More than Smith's?

    Kevin Seifert

    Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has signed a long-awaited contract extension, prompting the biggest question I have from an NFC North perspective: Is McCarthy now the highest-paid coach in the division? The particulars of coaching salaries a...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  13. Black and Blue all over: Politically speaking

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert Thursday was a busy day by the NFL's standards in July, and hopefully we can catch up here on Friday. We had a major contract extension, the signing of a draft pick, another installment of the Brett Favre sa...

    Blog | July 24, 2009
  14. Phil Emery to Bears roster: Play and wait

    Kevin Seifert

    With a dozen starters and key players approaching free agency next winter, the Chicago Bears had several conceivable options: They could pre-emptively negotiate contract extensions with the players they know they want back. They could make lowb...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  15. Playoff wins for Jay Cutler to get paid?

    Kevin Seifert

    At the moment, at least, we still have two NFC North quarterbacks in a crossroads position. After contract extensions for Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers) and Matthew Stafford (Detroit Lions), the obvious next question is when -- or if -- Jay Cutler...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  16. Two more years for Lovie Smith

    Kevin Seifert

    INDIANAPOLIS -- We start the news cycle early here at the NFL scouting combine. At about 9 a.m. ET, the Chicago Bears announced they have completed contract discussions with coach Lovie Smith by agreeing to a two-year extension. Smith is now signed t...

    Blog | February 25, 2011