Good Morning Broncos Country! A light news days, especially regarding the Broncos. One piece of news that did come out yesterday was the knee injury, and surgery, to Broncos LB Darrell Reid. Reid had initially injured the knee against the Steelers, keeping it quiet until after the Broncos lost to the Colts. Reid played through the injury, however, waiting until the off-season to get the injury fixed. According to Reid, recovery time is 6-8 months. Ouch.
Broncos LB Darrell Reid May Miss Entire Training Camp - FOX 31 KDVR Denver
Surgery may prevent Denver Broncos outside linebacker-defensive end Darrell Reid from participating fully in training camp at the very least.
What Goodell’s contract extension means | National Football Post
Over the next year in the NFL, there will be a lot of discussion about contracts. There will be player contracts to discuss, dissect, analyze and declare to be good or bad for the player or team. And there will be the most important contract of all, the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the contract that NFL owners opted out of two years before its original expiration date. It now needs to be renegotiated between the NFL and its most important (and expensive) partner, the NFL Players Association. We, of course, will be analyzing all issues of that contract negotiation, starting with this week’s Webinar.
Wilson: Patrick Pass to retire | National Football Post
Former New England Patriots fullback Patrick Pass has decided to retire.
Wilson: Browns want more out of Cribbs | National Football Post
The Cleveland Browns would like to utilize Pro Bowl kick returner Josh Cribbs more extensively on offense next season.
Report: Niners will tag Franklin minus extension | National Football Post
The San Francisco 49ers will place the tag on defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin if they cannot work out a longterm contract with him between now and the deadline to play tag – Feb. 25. That is the report of ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who notes that Franklin could be just one of a couple players at the position who are tagged. He reports that soon you could add New England’s Vince Wilfork and/or Pittsburgh’s Casey Hampton to that list.
Wilson: McCoy to try to throw at scouting combine | National Football Post
University of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy expressed confidence that he'll be able to throw at the NFL scouting combine in the wake of injuring his shoulder during the national championship game.
NFL.com Blogs " Blog Archive Amano says he has five-year deal with Titans "
Veteran guard Eugene Amano told The Tennessean on Monday that he has agreed to a five-year contract to remain with the Titans.
Bears fire pro personnel director DePaul, who pulled off Cutler deal
Hired out of the Philadelphia Eagles' front office in June 2001, DePaul helped build the Bears team which won three division titles and the 2006 NFC championship. He played a big role in the trade that brought quarterback Jay Cutler from the Denver Broncos and sent optimism soaring in Chicago entering this past season. However, the Bears stumbled to a 7-9 record while missing the playoffs for the third consecutive year.