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  1. Cutler deal hurts Chiefs with Alex Smith

    Mike Sando

    The Kansas City Chiefs could not beat Andrew Luck in the playoffs last season. They will have to overcome another strong-armed quarterback, Jay Cutler, to succeed in contract negotiations with their own starter, Alex Smith. That is because the dea...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Brian Urlacher says he still could be with Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said he might still be with the club in 2013, had the organization relayed the reality of its financial situation back in the spring during negotiations.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  3. NFC North Draft signings: Six to go

    Kevin Seifert

    Maybe it's a habit. Despite the NFL's near-elimination of drama in signing draft choices, I still field daily questions about the status of negotiations. So it seems to be a good time to re-set things here in the NFC North now that the Minnesota Viki...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  4. Tillman on Urlacher: A cutthroat business

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Cornerback Charles Tillman said Tuesday all of the Chicago Bears' offseason changes, including the failed contract negotiations with free agent middle linebacker Brian Urlacher, re-enforced the concept that no one is irreplaceabl...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  5. Chicago Bears Phil Emery no regrets over failed Brian Urlacher ta...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said Tuesday he "absolutely" had no regrets over how the club handled the negotiations with linebacker Brian Urlacher, who became a free agent after the team ceased contract talks on March 20.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  6. Brian Urlacher decries Bears' 'lip service'

    Kevin Seifert

    Brian Urlacher's appearance Thursday on "Mike and Mike in the Morning " included a now-familiar rundown of his failed contract negotiations with the Chicago Bears. But Urlacher also made several comments that mesh with our original discussion about h...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  7. Dealings between Urlacher, Bears in limbo

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Negotiations between pending free agent middle linebacker Brian Urlacher and the Chicago Bears are in a holding pattern after Urlacher's agents submitted a contract proposal to the organization on Thursday and await a counter offer, accord...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  8. BBAO: Aaron Rodgers 'not stressing'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Good morning. Over the weekend, you might have seen that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers told the Green Bay Press-Gazette he is "not stressing" about upcoming contract negotiations and that he wants to pl...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  9. Video: Jay Cutler Mailbag

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler talks to Waddle and Silvy about whether he would take a "hometown discount" during contract negotiations to help the Bears surround him with better talent....

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  10. Jay Cutler ponders hometown discount for Chicago Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    Jay Cutler admitted he'd consider taking a "hometown discount" to remain with the Bears because less money in a contract would mean more flexibility for the team in its efforts to acquire talent.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  11. How Chicago Bears Matt Forte landed 32 million dollar contract - ...

    Seth Wickersham

    Pissed off and disrespected, Matt Forte was looking like another expendable workhorse, so how did he land a monster contract? In ESPN The Magazine, Seth Wickersham writes about case study in NFL leverage.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  12. Chicago Bears' Robbie Gould - Big risk for Brian Urlacher to hit ...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould believes it would be a "big risk" for the team to allow star linebacker Brian Urlacher to test free agency after the season.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  13. Offset fight continues for Vikings, Matt Kalil

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat brought a number of questions about the Minnesota Vikings' negotiations with first-round draft choice Matt Kalil, and whether there was any chance of a holdout in an era of what are supposed to be cookie-cutter rookie cont...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  14. Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery - Matt Forte deal a 'win-win'

    Jeff Dickerson and Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery described the recent signing of running back Matt Forte as a "win-win" for the player and team on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  15. We're down to three unsigned draft picks

    Kevin Seifert

    On the final day of May, NFC North teams are nearing completion of negotiations with their 2012 draft class. The latest agreement is between the Minnesota Vikings and safety Harrison Smith, according to multiple reports. Here's an division-wide updat...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  16. Vikings join rookie signing frenzy

    Kevin Seifert

    Those of you who have been stressing the Minnesota Vikings' slow-moving rookie contract negotiations can rest easier. The team announced Tuesday the signing of six draft picks, including fourth-round receivers Jarius Wright and Greg Childs, and have ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012