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  1. Morning Ram-blings: QBs worth No. 1

    Nick Wagoner

    Although finding legitimate NFL starting quarterbacks in the later rounds of the draft is the equivalent of finding the needle in the haystack, there are also no guarantees about taking one early, even with the first overall pick. With that in min...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Bears free agency: good and bad

    Jeff Dickerson

    Good Jermon Bushrod Position: Left tackle Contract: Five years, $35,965,000 with $17,715,000 in total guarantees Years of service with Bears: 2013-present Recap: The perception is the Bears overpaid for Bushrod. In reality, the seven-year NFL ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  3. Deals so far cost $24 million in guarantees

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The seven players the Green Bay Packers signed or re-signed since the start of free agency received a total of $24.175 million in guaranteed money. However, more than 80 percent of that went to two players -- cornerback Sam Shie...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  4. Whaley says Bills didn't consider Vick

    Mike Rodak

    For the time being, the Buffalo Bills are avoiding any serious competition for EJ Manuel. The Bills need their young quarterback to stay on the field and take a significant step forward next season. There's no guarantee that Manuel will stay healt...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  5. Breaking down the Cards' top 3 CBs

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Antonio Cromartie's signing with the Cardinals on Thursday created competition at the cornerback position opposite Patrick Peterson. Peterson will start, that's almost as much of a guarantee as there is in the NFL. But Cromartie an...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  6. Morning Ram-blings: What's in a guarantee?

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- One week into free agency, much has been made of the way teams have been unafraid to open their wallets and spend big money to add to their rosters. That's true. To an extent. It's long been a well-known fact of NFL life that th...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  7. Contract breakdown: Breno Giacomini

    Rich Cimini

    Right tackle Breno Giacomini's contract with the New York Jets is four years, $18 million, including $7 million in guarantees, according to ESPN data. Looking at it purely from an apples-to-apples perspective, the Jets made out nicely in the Giaco...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  8. Pettigrew made sense to return to Detroit

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions are bringing back Brandon Pettigrew and this ensures one thing in Detroit: While the team will have an offense that might look schematically like the New Orleans Saints' offense, this guarantees it won't be Saints-like. At least ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. Contract breakdown: Eric Decker

    Rich Cimini

    A close look at Eric Decker's five-year, $36.25 million contract shows a fair deal for both sides. Let me explain: Decker received $15 million in guarantees and an average per year of $7.25 million, according to ESPN data. The APY is tied for 17th...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  10. Should 2011 Eagles offer pause for Denver?

    Todd Archer

    The Denver Broncos have won the offseason title and free agency is not even four days old. John Elway signed safety T.J. Ward to a four-year, $23 million deal that guarantees him $14 million. He stole cornerback Aqib Talib away from the New Englan...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  11. Contract breakdown: Ex-Jet Austin Howard

    Rich Cimini

    Right tackle Austin Howard left the New York Jets to sign a five-year, $30 million contract with the Oakland Raiders. At first glance, it seemed as if the Raiders overpaid, but a closer look reveals it includes only $10.8 million in guarantees, not t...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  12. Jets GM John Idzik 'drew a line in the sand'

    Rich Cimini

    The New York Jets took a hit on the first day of free agency, losing right tackle Austin Howard to the Oakland Raiders. They landed him with a five-year, $30 million contract, including $15 million in guarantees, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter report...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  13. What do Patriots do now without Talib?

    Mike Reiss

    It's hard to imagine the Patriots were ever seriously in the running to retain cornerback Aqib Talib given the agreement Talib reached with the Denver Broncos -- six years, $57 million and $26 million in bonuses and guarantees, according to ESPN NFL ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  14. Santonio Holmes is gone -- at last

    Rich Cimini

    A few takeaways on Santonio Holmes' long-anticipated release by the New York Jets: 1. Good riddance: This was a long time coming. The Jets would've cut him last year if it weren't for the 2013 guarantee ($7.5 million) in his contract. Holmes was t...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  15. Tony Romo's contract in the future

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- By restructuring Tony Romo's contract on Tuesday, the Dallas Cowboys almost guarantee they have to restructure it again in 2015. Romo's cap number in 2015 will move to $27.773 million as a result of the additional signing bonus cr...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  16. Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy signs franchise tender

    Ed Werder

    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy signed his franchise tender Tuesday as the sides continue to work on a long-term deal.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014