July 2008 - Football Wiretap

Chad Reports To Bengals' Camp
WR Chad Johnson has reported to the Bengals' training camp on Sunday as promised.


Bears And Hester Agree To Four-Year Extension
The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with return specialist Devin Hester on a four-year contract extension on Sunday.


Tank In Great Shape After Going Through Offseason Program
Tank Johnson is in the best shape he has been in two years because he was allowed go through an off-season program for the first time since 2006.


Saints And Ellis Getting Closer?
Defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis might be soon ending his holdout.

Sun Herald

Favre: I'd Consider Trade To Any Team
As the Packers attempt to trade him, Brett Favre agreed not to show up at their camp.


Rams Won't Negotiate Until Jackson Is In Camp
Stephen Jackson's agent turned down the Rams' latest offer Friday afternoon, and the Rams responded by cutting off talks until the running back was in camp.


Saints' McAllister Gets MRI On Left Knee
New Orleans Saints' RB Deuce McAllister had an MRI taken on his surgically repaired left knee on Saturday.


Carolina Inks Jonathan Stewart
The Carolina Panthers signed running back Jonathan Stewart to a five-year deal that includes $10.8 million in guaranteed money.


Dorsey Agrees To $51 Million Deal
Glenn Dorsey has agreed to a five-year, $51 million contract with Kansas City.


Asante Injures Hamstring
Philadelphia Eagles' cornerback Asante Samuel left Saturday morning's practice with a strained hamstring.


Patriots Sign LaMont Jordan
The New England Patriots have signed veteran running back LaMont Jordan a day after he was released by the Oakland Raiders.


Chargers Place Gates, Hardwick, Pinnock, Waters On PUP List
The San Diego Chargers have placed four players on the "Active-Physically Unable to Perform" list on Friday.

Press Release

Raiders Release LaMont Jordan
The Oakland Raiders released veteran RB LaMont Jordan on Friday.


Cowboys Plan To Waive WR Glenn
The Dallas Cowboys on Friday said they plan to waive WR Terry Glenn, who resisted signing an injury clause after missing most of last season.


Rams' Jackson A No-Show
Running back Steven Jackson was a no-show for the first team meeting of training camp on Friday.


Giants' Tuck: Dallas Trying To Buy Super Bowl
The Giants, at least Justin Tuck, are feeling overlooked in the NFC East despite being the defending Super Bowl Champions.

New York Daily News

JaMarcus Weighing 269 Pounds?
JaMarcus Russell is reportedly weighing 269 pounds as Raiders' camp opens in Napa.

Contra Costa Times

Haynesworth And Titans Finally Agree To Terms
The Titans and Albert Haynesworth have agreed to a reworked tender that will result in the All-Pro defensive tackle reporting to training camp.

The Tennessean

Jets Receive Permission To Talk To Favre
While he attempts to get traded out of Green Bay, Brett Favre has told Ted Thompson he will report to camp this weekend.


Denver Signs Ryan Clady
The Denver Broncos on Friday signed first-round draft pick Ryan Clady, who is projected to start at left tackle.

USA Today

Jets Sign Gholston
Vernon Gholston's holdout lasted one day and two practices.


Hester Returns To Camp
Chicago Bears kick return star Devin Hester is back in training camp, but there's no word on whether he's signed a new contract.


Tearful Rod Smith Retires
Denver Broncos WR Rod Smith announced on Thursday that his NFL career was done.


Boldin Says He Won't Re-Sign With Cardinals
Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin lashed out at the organization on Thursday for failing to follow through on what he said was a promise for a new contract.


Chargers, Cason Agree To Terms On 5-Year Deal
The San Diego Chargers and their first-round pick Antoine Cason agreed to terms on a five-year contract on Thursday.

Press Release

Packers Plan To Delay Favre's Jersey Retirement
The Packers had scheduled a ceremony to retire Brett Favre's jersey in conjunction with the Sept. 8 season opener against Minnesota at Lambeau Field.


Colts Sign QB Quinn Gray
The Indianapolis Colts have added depth to their quarterback position by signing Quinn Gray.

Indianapolis Star

Jets And Gholston Getting Close To Deal
Vernon Gholston is eager to report to camp.


Asomugha Signs Franchise Tender
Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha reported to training camp Wednesday and signed his $9.8 million franchise tender.


Tampa Bay For Favre?
Brett Favre wants to play for the Vikings but could end up in Tampa Bay.

Wisconsin State Journal