Four Down Territory

By Ryan Whitfield Twitter: @RyanWhitfieldNE 1st Down Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas' deals make them 2 of the top 3 highest-paid wide receivers in the NFL. pic.twitter.com/pgiknVfODu — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 16, 2015 Is there any other starting point than Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas’s massive contracts? It’s not Calvin Johnson money (albeit close), but both players

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UPDATED: NFL Franchise Tag Deadline Looming…Deals Abound or Down?

By Ha Kung Wong Twitter: @FBGarbageTime With Wednesday, July 15 at 4 PM ET fast approaching, the deadline for signing players designated by an NFL franchise tag to a long term deal is looming large.  And with regard to two of the higher profile wide receivers in this position, Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas, there’s also this mess to deal

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Rumor Roundup with Joey Alibro

By Joey Alibro Twitter: @joeyalibro First edition of a weekly column breaking down noteworthy news in pro football. Russell Wilson Contract Situation The Seattle Seahawks and their young star quarterback have been trying to hash out a new deal all offseason. Wilson, who took Seattle to two straight Super Bowl appearances, is only scheduled to make $1.5 million dollars this

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“Mo Money…Mo Money?” – Should NFL Players Be Paid More?

Have you ever wondered how dangerous your job was? Just because you sit behind a desk doesn’t mean you’re safe from injury.  Ever have a paper cut, trip and fall as you rush to a meeting, staple your finger as you put together packets, suffer from back strain or carpal tunnel syndrome? Okay, so you won’t die from any of

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Memorial Day is Cookin’: Do Rookie Wide Receivers Matter in the NFL?

Happy Memorial Day Weekend, everyone!  Or should I say “Everyone-Thinks-He’s-A-Gourmet-Grillmaster” Weekend? But before I digress, let me just give a great big THANK YOU to all those men and women who served and died defending this country.  And I really mean it, as I totally get Jack Nicholson in “A Few Good Men” when he said: “I have neither the time

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