July 2018 - Football Wiretap

Connor Barwin, Giants Agree Upon Two-Year Deal
According to a source, Connor Barwin's deal is worth up to $5 million.

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Spencer Ware Restructures Deal With Chiefs
After missing all of last season with a knee injury, Spencer Ware has restructured his contract with the Chiefs.

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Patriots Seeking Trade Partner For Malcolm Mitchell
The Patriots are seeking a trade partner for Malcolm Mitchell as he attempts a comeback from a knee injury that sidelined him all of last season.

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Tony Sparano Died Of Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
An assistant with the Vikings the last two seasons, Tony Sparano went to a hospital last Thursday after complaining about chest pains and was released Friday after undergoing tests.

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Josh Gordon To Miss Start Of Camp Under 'Health And Treatment Plan'
Josh Gordon has typically used alcohol and marijuana when he was anxious, which he cannot do due to the NFL's substance abuse policy.

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Bears Confident Jordan Howard 'Can Play All Three Downs'
The third-year running back rushed for over 1,000 yards in each of his first two seasons and finished among the top six runners in attempts (276), yards (1,122) and touchdowns (9) last season.

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Saquon Barkley Signs $32.1M Rookie Deal With Giants
The deal is fully guaranteed.


Tony Sparano Dies At Age 56
Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano died unexpectedly at the age of 56, the team announced.

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NFL Suspends Dante Fowler Jr. One Game
Dante Fowler has had several off-field issues.


Andrew Luck To Throw Without Limitations When Camp Starts
Andrew Luck originally injured his right shoulder against Tennessee in Week 3 of the 2015 season.

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Deshaun Watson Expects To Be Full-Go At Camp
Deshaun Watson tore his ACL on Nov. 2 in practice.

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Julian Edelman Won't Sue NFL Over Suspension
Julian Edelman will accept his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substances policy.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Nick Foles Led NFL Merchandise Sales From March To May
Nick Foles was the top-ranked player in the NFL in all merchandise sales from March to May, according to quarterly sales released by the NFL Players Association.

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NFL, NFLPA Agree To Freeze Anthem Rules For Now
The decision comes with the Dolphins facing backlash after submitting required paperwork to the NFL that included potential disciplinary measures for player protests during the anthem.

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Falcons Won't Renegotiate Julio Jones' Contract
Julio Jones sat out offseason workouts in hopes of getting a new contract, but the Falcons have no plans to meet his demands.

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Ravens Pick Up Breshad Perriman's Bonus
The Ravens will pick up Breshad Perriman's $649,485 roster bonus on Saturday, according to a source.

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Cowboys Again Named Most Valuable Sports Franchise
The Cowboys have once again been named the most valuable team in the world by Forbes Magazine.

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Jurrell Casey To Continue Protesting Despite Anthem Policy
Jurrell Casey is a three-time Pro Bowler.

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Darrelle Revis Announces Retirement From NFL
Darrelle Revis became one of the NFL's best cornerbacks with the Jets.

RealGM Staff Report

Pittsburgh's Offers To Le'Veon Bell Only Had $10M Guaranteed
It was reported on Monday that the Steelers' final offer to Le'Veon Bell was a five-year, $70 million deal.

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Steve Keim Suspended Five Weeks, Fined After Guilty Plea For DUI
Cardinals general manager Steve Keim has been suspended for five weeks and fined $200,000 after he pleaded guilty to extreme DUI on Tuesday.

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Rams Agree To Five-Year, $80M Extension With Brandin Cooks
Brandin Cooks is now signed for six years and $88 million.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Rob Gronkowski Won't Holdout During Training Camp
Rob Gronkowski's future with the Patriots remains uncertain amid extension talks and trade rumors.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Larry Fitzgerald Will Only Play For Cardinals
Larry Fitzgerald will turn 35 before the start of the 2018 season and has no plans to play for a team other than the Cardinals.

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Steelers Reportedly Offered Le'Veon Bell A Five-Year, $70M Deal
The Steelers and Le'Veon Bell couldn't come to an agreement on a long-term deal before Monday's deadline and now the potential value of a deal has leaked.

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Earl Thomas Wants Extension Or Trade From Seahawks
Earl Thomas used social media to nudge the Seahawks in contract negotiations, suggesting they either sign him to an extension or trade him.

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NFL Distributed $255M Per Team During 2017 Season
Each team pulled in $255 million, according to financials revealed on Monday by the Packers.

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Agent: Le'Veon Bell Likely To Play Elsewhere In 2019
Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers were unable to agree upon a long-term deal before Monday's deadline.

Jeremy Fowler/ESPN

Aaron Rodgers Would 'Love To Play To 40' With Packers
Aaron Rodgers, who turns 35 in December, hopes to play with the Packers through his 40th birthday.

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Darren Sproles Says He'll Play 'One More Year'
Darren Sproles planned on retiring after last season, but he tore his ACL in Week 3 and adjusted his plans.

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