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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Cliff Avril on talks: 'We are moving closer'

    Kevin Seifert

    If nothing else, it appears that the Detroit Lions have not totally given up on signing defensive end Cliff Avril to a multi-year contract extension before Monday's deadline to do so for franchise players. Avril told SiriusXM NFL radio there has b...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  6. Cliff Avril market continues to take shape

    Kevin Seifert

    You might have heard over the weekend that Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $49 million, including $20 million guaranteed. Some of you have asked what that means for Detroit Lions defensive end ...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Awaiting cap impact of Calvin Johnson deal

    Kevin Seifert

    One of the NFC North's most important issues has been resolved. The Detroit Lions have announced a seven-year contract extension with receiver Calvin Johnson, ending a two-month discussion about his unique situation and the heavy burden it had placed...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  9. 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
  10. BBAO: QB deals break from convention

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: For those who are interested in NFL contract minutia, it's worth reiterating Ed Werder's point about the relatively rare twist of two major contract extensions signed this offseason in the NFC North. The Green Bay...

    Blog | July 10, 2013