Category: NFL free agency

Charles Woodson Says the Free-Agent Market was Just as Cold for Him in 2006

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Charles Woodson was the NFL's defensive player of the year only three years ago, but now the future Hall of Fame cornerback-turned-safety is out of a job and struggling to gain attention on the open market. I suppose that's the life of a 37-year-old NFL player, but it still seems ...

Philip Rivers Isn’t Completely Surprised by Jared Gaither’s Release, Expects Chargers to Add More Offensive Linemen

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Philip Rivers has lost some support this offseason in San Diego. The team lost guard Louis Vasquez on the free-agent market and gave up on controversial offensive tackle Jared Gaither, who was released last week. Rivers isn't quite frustrated, but he clearly hopes the Bolts make some moves to address ...

St. Louis Rams Sign Jake Long to Help Protect Sam Bradford

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Offensive tackle Jake Long says he's feeling as good as he's ever felt in an offseason, and the St. Louis Rams are surely banking on that. They signed the former No. 1 overall pick away from the Miami Dolphins. Long made four Pro Bowls to start his career in Miami, ...

Danny Amendola Says He Had “Three or Four” Opportunities that “were Far Outweighing what the Rams had Offered”

Friday, March 29th, 2013

After emerging as one of the most lethal slot receivers in the league recently in St. Louis, Danny Amendola hit free agency at a perfect time. Not only was Amendola coming off a career year, but the powerhouse New England Patriots were looking to replace Wes Welker. Amendola now has ...

After Re-signing with Cincinnati, Adam Jones Thinks the Bengals Can Take the Next Step in 2013

Friday, March 29th, 2013

In his post-Pac Man days, Adam Jones has apparently grown up. It's been quite some time since the former problem child cornerback has found trouble, and being in Cincinnati could be a factor. Jones doesn't deny that Marvin Lewis and Co. helped him find the straight and narrow, and so ...

Osi Umenyiora Hopes His Best is Yet to Come in Atlanta

Friday, March 29th, 2013

After a decade in the Big Apple, defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora is headed for Atlanta. Umenyiora worked out a two-year deal with the Falcons, though he has nothing bad to say about the New York Giants in this interview. Umenyiora believes he still hasn't played his best football and believes ...

Ron Rivera Thinks One-Year Contracts are “Going to be the Trend for a While”

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The Carolina Panthers have fought through a salary-cap crunch to sign eight free agents this offseason, but every contract they've handed out this month has been a one-year deal. Head coach Ron Rivera says that's a product of the close-to-stagnant salary cap, and he thinks it's becoming a trend inside ...

New Ravens Linebacker Elvis Dumervil: “I’m Definitely Coming In Here Proving a Point”

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

By now everybody knows the strange-but-true tale starring Elvis Dumervil, his agent, the Denver Broncos and a fax machine. Now that the dust has settled and Dumervil has landed in Baltimore, he says he's got a point to prove. Elvis Dumervil joined WNST in Baltimore with Glenn Clark to discuss his ...

Matt Cassel on Being Christian Ponder’s Backup and Why he Chose to Join the Vikings

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

A few years after emerging from a backup role in New England to lead the Patriots to an 11-5 record sans Tom Brady, Matt Cassel is a backup yet again after a failed stint in Kansas City. Cassel has been told that Christian Ponder is the No. 1 guy for ...

Brian Urlacher Insists He’s Not Upset with the Chicago Bears

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Brian Urlacher says he's disappointed with how things went down with the Chicago Bears, but that he's never been upset. The Bears decided to move on without the face of their franchise, announcing so very quickly after negotiations weren't getting anywhere between the two sides. While Urlacher insists he isn't ...