Drew Brees will earn more than entire Saints' offense - NFL.com
Earlier Friday, the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract that includes $60 million in guaranteed money and $40 million in 2012. The deal is the richest in NFL history, with the $40 million that Brees will earn this season (despite counting only $10.4 million against the cap) more money than the salaries of the other 10 projected starters on the Saints' offense.
Halftime: The 50 Most-Viewed Sporting Events of 2012 (So Far) | Sports Media Watch
With the MLB All-Star Game marking the unofficial halfway point of the sports calendar, here is a look at the fifty most-viewed sporting events of the year thus far. As is typical, the NFL leads the list.The twelve most-viewed sporting events of the year were all NFL games, with the Super Bowl topping the list with a U.S. television record 111.346 million viewers.
NFC injury rehabs: Jason Peters - NFL - Sporting News
What to expect in 2012: The Eagles quickly signed free agent Demetress Bell and anointed the former Buffalo Bills lineman their starting left tackle. The best Peters can do is mentor Bell and stay diligent in his rehab as he works toward a 2013 return. It is not far-fetched to question whether someone of Peters’ size will need more than eight months to return to form, or to wonder if Peters will ever be the same. Freakish athleticism at 6-4, 340 pounds made Peter arguably the NFL’s best left tackle. But if he’s slower and less explosive after his return, the team might have to cut ties and move ahead with Bell or someone else.
Fan-Demonium: Tale Of Three QBs
Eagles fans have been very lucky in regard to watching some of the most exciting quarterbacks in the NFL over the past couple of decades. Randall Cunningham was once dubbed "The Ultimate Weapon" by Sports Illustrated. Donovan McNabb was the second overall pick of the 1999 NFL Draft and proved to be every bit the franchise quarterback that the team expected. Michael Vick is the best redemption story in the last few years and is back to being an absolutely electric player.