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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Tim Masthay deal is tip of Packers' iceberg

    Kevin Seifert

    Punter Tim Masthay's contract extension, reported Friday by NFL.com and multiple other news outlets, is a reminder of the massive challenge facing the Green Bay Packers as their talented group of core players matures. Masthay was an important part...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  13. 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
  14. Jordy Nelson gets Packers' latest new deal

    Kevin Seifert

    Some business news as we wrap up a wild day of football: ESPN.com senior writer John Clayton is reporting the Green Bay Packers have agreed to terms on a contract extension with receiver Jordy Nelson. Nelson The deal is worth up to $13.35 million...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  15. 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
  16. 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