Nfl Contracts | featured news

Packers ink Matthews to lucrative long-term deal

Clay Matthews has signed a long-term extension with the Packers, as first reported by Ian Rapoport of

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the five-year, $66 million deal will make Matthews the NFL’s highest paid linebacker. Matthews, a four-time Pro Bowl pick, was scheduled to make $3.73 million in the final year of his contract, but he was expected to receive an offer valued around $13 million per year, similar to the NFL’s highest-paid linebacker, the Cowboys’ DeMarcus Ware.


Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders signs Patriots' offer sheet

The NFL restricted free-agent market is active once again. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has signed an offer sheet with the New England Patriots, his agent Jordan Woy confirmed to USA TODAY Sports.


Bengals sign MLB Rey Maualuga to new deal

The Bengals have signed middle linebacker Rey Maualuga to a new contract, another move to keep the league's sixth-ranked defense virtually intact....


Reports: Cliff Avril, Seahawks agree to terms

It looks like the Detroit Lions will lose Cliff Avril to the Seattle Seahawks. NFL Network's Albert Breer reported that the five-year defensive end was on his way to visit with the Seahawks, then later said he's actually signing there. Terms of the deal, reportedly at two years, have not been disclosed.


Report: Flacco gets $52M guaranteed

Joe Flacco’s historic new six-year, $120.6-million contract with the Baltimore Ravens includes a whopping $52 million in guaranteed money, USA Today’s Jim Corbett reported Sunday.


Report: Tom Brady agrees to contract extension

Tom Brady

Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.


PFT: Brees' new deal includes $40M in 2012

Drew Brees

The details on Drew Brees new contract have made their way to PFT headquarters. And they are spectacular. Brees, per a source with knowledge of the deal, will receive a $37 million signing bonus and a $3 million base salary in 2012. The full signing bonus will be paid out within the next six months.


PFT: Broncos give Manning 5 years, $96 million

There was no glitch. No last-minute curveball. No monkey wrench in the gears. The Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning have agreed to terms on a five-year, $96 million contract, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.


Peyton Manning Is Said to Be Headed to Broncos

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning, a free agent quarterback, has chosen to play for Denver next season, and the two sides are negotiating a contract, a person briefed on the decision said.


PFT: Lions give Johnson biggest contract in NFL history

Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson is getting paid. The Lions are giving him a seven-year, $132 million extension, with $60 million guaranteed.


Subscribe to this RSS topic: Syndicate content