The Packers finally made a purchase in the free-agent market on Friday, waiting until the Dan Synders of the world have emerged with their 60-inch plasma screen and quietly walking out with a dustbuster. It’s not a bad strategy — in fact, Ted Thompson’s beige-toned approach to free agency has put the Packers in good [...]
Well, cancel those travel plans. Prized defensive end Chris Canty inked a six-year, $42 million contract with the New York Giants. ESPN is reporting that $17.5 million of the deal is guaranteed. The fourth-year pro is expected to slide over to tackle for the Giants, putting his mountain-esque 6′7, 304 lbs body in the middle of already [...]
The 2009 NFL free agency season officially opened just over 9 hours ago. As you can tell we are focusing heavily on this right now for a few a reasons, it’s a great offseason talker, the Packers have $36 million in cap space, and well, you can only break down the combine grades of Dominque [...]
The biggest prize (literally) in this year’s Free Agent class is off the market. Albert Haynesworth reached a deal early Friday morning with the Washington Redskins for a whopping seven years at $100 million, that could max out at $115 million and contains $41 million in guarantees.
How does this affect the Packers? It doesn’t. They [...]
As this posts, we sit less than an hour away from the beginning of the NFL’s free agency signing period. Ah yes, free agency – a time in which a bunch of seemingly rational men turn into lunatics.
One man who stays fairly calm, though, is Packers General Manager Ted Thompson. As Gene pointed out in [...]