Posts Tagged ‘free agency’
In his second season with the San Antonio Spurs, 27-year old guard Jonathon ‘the Juice’ Simmons has carved a role for himself in the Spurs’ rotation, as he usually checks into games to give Kawhi Leonard a break, while he runs as the backup three with the Spurs’ second unit. On a nightly basis, Simmons is the Spurs’ 7 th playmaker with a usage percentage of 17.7% of the team’s possessions on offense.
The Dallas Cowboys made a move that on the surface looks like an insurance move for the offensive line when they signed free agent offensive lineman Bryon Bell . However, this move will have more weight that some may think. Firstly, the Cowboys will not just hand over the starting right tackle position to Chaz Green , and he will battle for the position with Byron Bell
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Cowboys Sign Byron Bell ; Chaz Green Will Have to Earn RT
The regular season isn’t even over yet, but people are already talking about free agency and Blake Griffin. The All-Star forward was mentioned in article by Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding published this week that hints Griffin could be open to a fresh start with another team this summer instead of re-signing with the Los Angeles Clippers. This is potentially huge if it were to happen.
Saints defensive lineman Nick Fairley just got paid, and signed a four-year, $30 million deal to remain with the team. But he still manages to find himself in some off-the-field incidents from time to time. One recently happened at the Grand Marshal’s Ball in Mobile, Alabama, back on February 24
The Ravens are keeping wide receiver Mike Wallace , just as Head Coach John Harbaugh predicted. This report was filtered through Ryan Mink’s brain: Baltimore picked up the second-year option of the speedy veteran, keeping him under contract through next season. Wallace signed a two-year deal with the Ravens last offseason, but there was a club option for 2017 that had to be picked up and reportedly counted for $8 million against the salary cap
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Ravens hold on to Mike Wallace and Brandon Williams… wow!!
On the morning of February 5, 2017, the day of Super Bowl LI, I woke up to a moment of sheer panic. What was I seriously doing going to a bar situated in Boston surrounded by Patriots fans no less? I was born and bred a Bills fan
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A Bills Fan Walks into a Bar…In Boston by @stephietweets
NFL Free Agency officially starts Thursday, March 9; however, the NFL recently began allowing players to negotiate two days before. We will see deals being hammered out, but nothing will be official until those deals are signed on March 9, the official start of the new league year.
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Free Agency Negotiations Begin Tuesday
The Giants enter 2017 Free Agency with ~$30MM of cap space, depending on where the NFL actually sets the cap. On Monday, February 20th, I got an email from our Draft Analyst Wonder on which NFL veterans the Giants should be looking at this offseason. Here is the list: OFFENSIVE LINE G Kevin Zeitler 26 CIN RT Ricky Wagner 27 BAL G Ron Leary 27 DAL G Larry Warford 25 DET RT Menelik Watson 28 OAK (lesser cheaper FA but ok) C J.C.
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Giants 2017 Free Agency Primer
The trade deadline is weeks away. Wait, no, the trade deadline is a week away. The NHL trade deadline is on March 1, 2017 this year and the Boston Bruins have been tied to some major names this season.
What Kind of Trade Makes Boston Better? Part 1: Forwards
Kings general manager Vlade Divac, after hearing all the criticism about the DeMarcus Cousins trade, appeared to reveal why the team made the move on Monday. The team held a press conference on Monday to officially announce the trade, and Divac delivered a statement that talked about how “culture” is important in building a winning team, and how much “character matters.” This was clearly a reference to Cousins, who has had his issues with technical fouls and erupting during games.