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NFC North News and Rumors
There’s evidence to suggest the Packers and Brett Favre are willing to play nice after Favre’s bitter departure from Green Bay five years ago. President Mark Murphy has made it clear the club wants to give Favre his due by retiring his jersey, and the q…
Share TweetChicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said Tuesday he won't be distracted by entering the last season of his contract, and he doesn't plan on discussing the topic once the season begins.Share TweetWASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Redskins are asking a judge to dismiss a former NFL player's lawsuit that accuses the team and former assistant coach Gregg Williams of running a bounty program that encouraged players to intentionally injure opponents.Source: CNNSI.com
Packers enjoy record revenues, profitsUpdated Jul 16 Share TweetThe NFL keeps the financial records of 31 franchises pressed closely against its platinum-plated, diamond-encrusted vest. For one team, the publicly-held Packers, the nature of the ownership structure requires all financial information to be released to…Share TweetFirst we had Colin Kaepernick wearing a Dolphins hat. Then we had Cam Newton admitting he still likes the Falcons, when he’s not playing against them. Now the Cardinals’ website has reminded us that receiver Larry Fitzgerald still thinks of himself as a…Share TweetOn Monday, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported that Green Bay Packers safety Morgan Burnett had agreed to a four-year, $24.75 million extension that included $8.25 million in guaranteed money. According to a source with knowledge of the details of …
Packers set revenue, profit records in '12-13Updated Jul 16 Share TweetThe Green Bay Packers enjoyed record revenue and profits in the 2012-13 season, the team said Tuesday as part of its annual releasing of financials. The Packers said the team made $54.3 million in profit on $308 million in total revenue.
Greg Jennings: Christian Ponder hasn’t really had the help he’s neededUpdated Jul 16 Share TweetGreg Jennings has been asked plenty of times about the differences between the quarterbacks he played with in Green Bay and the one he’ll play with in Minnesota after signing with the Vikings as a free agent this offseason and he was asked about it agai…Share TweetGreg Jennings said in an interview with ESPN's "First Take" on Tuesday that he left the Green Bay Packers for the Minnesota Vikings because "it was time" and said he has confidence in his new quarterback, Christian Ponder.Share TweetIn 10 days, all four NFC North teams will have stepped onto the practice field for their 2013 training camps. I can't think of a better way to wade through these final days than by identifying 10 key issues we will no doubt be focusing on over the next …
Minnesota Vikings salary cap outlook: Decisions looming at defensive endUpdated Jul 16 Share TweetThe "Shutdown Countdown" is going full steam ahead. In addition to previewing each team, "Shutdown Corner" will be taking a brief look at each team's salary cap situation heading into the 2013 season and beyond. We continue the serie…Share TweetIf you've been to Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, you can't blame the Raiders for wanting a new stadium. The three worst stadiums in the NFL are in California, with only the Vikings' Metrodome also in the conversation. If the Raiders' old home, the Los…
BBAO: Lions payroll vs. franchise valueUpdated Jul 16 Share TweetWe're Black and Blue All Over: Forbes Magazine recently used its 2012 valuations of NFL teams to rank them among the world's 50 most valuable sports franchises. All four NFC North teams made the cut, and it's worth noting our lowest-valued team relative…
Who will dethrone the king in the NFC North?Jul 16Which team is most likely to usurp the Green Bay Packers' reign in the NFC North: the Chicago Bears or the Minnesota Vikings? NFL Network's "NFL AM" hosts Mark Kriegel and Steve Wyche debate.
Jennings' Expectations For VikingsJul 16Vikings WR Greg Jennings talks about joining the Minnesota Vikings this offseason and reflects on his days in Green Bay.