Brees, Manning Hoping Avoid Franchise Tag

Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com reports that CAA Football is pushing for quartebracks Peyton Manning and Drew Brees to be exempt from the application of the franchise tag throughout their careers. The Colts placed the one-year tag, worth $23.12 million in guaranteed base salary, on Manning in February. Brees is entering the final year of his ..

Smith asks Goodell to speak to rookies in Florida (Yahoo! Sports)

Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith began four days of talks in the Minneapolis area on Tuesday without the owners present. Smith also asked Goodell to speak at the NFLPA's rookie seminar in Sarasota, Fla

New Orleans Saints: Time For Some Mickey Loomis Magic

What a Combination (source yahoosports.com) New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis’ name isn’t known by many, at least not outside of the inner circles of the NFL, but those that do know him, have nothing but great things to say. … [visit site to read more]

Writing A Post About Reggie Bush’s Photo Of His Fruity Pebbles: A Study

When I came across this photo that Reggie Bush uploaded earlier this morning of his well-balanced, nutritious breakfast, I was presented with the following conundrum: Do I actually take the time to write a post bemoaning the fact that Reggie Bush actually believes anyone gives a rip about his morning bowl of Fruity Pebbles? Or ..

Goodell, Smith gather for four days of meetings (Yahoo! Sports)

L players and owners have returned to Minneapolis where court-ordered mediation began in April under the auspices of Magistrate Judge Arthur Boylan. After having four two-day negotiating sessions over the last month in Chicago, Long Island, N.Y., Maryland and Boston, the two sides…