Free Agency Update: Carson Wentz was not the Commanders’ first choice (rumor)


We are now on day 8 of the 2022 NFL Free Agency Draft and more of the biggest names in the sport are getting signed, closing deals, and moving on, while others still remain free agents or are just hopeful to be able to come back to the 2022-23 season.

Meanwhile on the MLB,Trevor Story signing with the Red Sox will certainly have an impact not just in that team, but the rest of the league. Let’s see how it all develops today.

Report: Al Michaels leaves Sunday Night Football for Thursday Night Football

This Tuesday, a report from Andrew Marchand of the New York Post indicates that legendary analyst Al Michaels decided not to renew his contract with NBC Sports where he was the official Sunday Night Football narrator to take the same job now in the Thursday Night Football package now held by Amazon.

Michaels’ partner on the NFL’s opening game telecasts each week will be analyst Kirk Herbstreit, who had already accepted that position, without leaving his position on ESPN’s college football telecasts.

Complete article HERE.

MLB: Carlos Correa already reported to Twins Spring Training

After signing a three-year, $105.3 million contract that made him the highest-paid infielder in history, Puerto Rico’s Carlos Correa has reported to the Minnesota Twins and met his new teammates in Fort Myers, Florida.

NFL Rumor: The Washington Commanders sought to bring Andrew Luck out of retirement

Before negotiating the trade that brought Carson Wentz to the U.S. capital, the Washington Commanders tried to convince another former Indianapolis Colts quarterback, Andrew Luck, to return from retirement to play for them.

According to a report by ESPN’s John Keim, insiders in the Commanders organization thought they had a good chance of taking Luck.

Complete article HERE.

MLB: Rockies agree to contract extension with Ryan McMahon

The Colorado Rockies have been very active in free agency, now it’s not about a new hire, it’s about keeping the talent they have in the city of Denver.

Third baseman Ryan McMahon and the Colorado organization reached an agreement for six seasons and $70 million.

NFL free agency: Davante Adams signs five-year contract with Raiders

Davante Adams is the new Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver after signing a five-year contract of $28.5 million per year with the team. Last week, the Raiders traded its first and second picks for this year’s draft with the Green Bay Packers in exchange of the Aaron Rodgers former teammate.

NFL: Buffalo Bills reach agreement with RB Duke Johnson

After receiving the surprising refusal and regret from J.D. McKissic, who stayed with the Washington Commanders, the Buffalo Bills already have a backup running back.

The Bills have agreed to a one-year deal with Duke Johnson, who played last season for the Miami Dolphins.

NFL: Tight end Robert Tonyan stays in Green Bay

After the departure of star wide receiver Davante Adams, quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ team was at least able to avoid losing another important weapon in tight end Robert Tonyan, who agreed to stay with the Green Bay Packers after an injury-plagued season.

NFL: Cowboys Re-Signing S Jayron Kearse

Jayron Kearse and the Dallas Cowboys have sealed a deal with the free agent safety with a Monday agreement to a two-year deal worth $10 million.

NFL: Chargers Sign P J.K. Scott

NFL: Cowboys TE Dalton Schultz Signs Franchise Tender

Dalton Schultz signed his franchise tag tender with the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

NFL: Falcons announce two-year deal with Marcus Mariota

The Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Marcus Mariota, the team announced on Monday, bringing in a former No. 2 overall NFL Draft pick and someone with extensive experience as a starter.

NFL: Raiders Signing LB Micah Kiser

The Las Vegas Raiders have signed free agent LB Micah Kiser, the club announced Monday.

NHL Trade Deadline: The most notable moves leading up to today’s deadline

  • Philadelphia Flyers traded forward Claude Giroux, forward Connor Bunnaman and forward German Rubtsov, and a 2024 fifth round pick to the Florida Panthers for forward Owen Tippett, a 2024 or 2025 first round pick, and a 2023 third round pick
  • Montreal Canadiens traded defenseman Ben Chiarot for forward Ty Smilanic, a 2023 first round pick, and a 2022 fourth round pick
  • Anaheim Ducks traded defenseman Hampus Lindholm to the Boston Bruins for defensemen John Moore, defenseman Urho Vaakanainen, a 2022 first round pick, a 2023 second round pick, and a 2024 second round pick
  • Seattle Kraken traded defenseman Mark Giordano and forward Colin Blackwell for a 2022 second round pick, a 2023 second round pick, and a 2024 third round pick
  • Chicago Blackhawks traded goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to the Minnesota Wild for a 2022 second round pick (could become a first round pick)
  • Anaheim Ducks traded forward Rickard Rakell to the Pittsburgh Penguins for forward Zach Auston-Reese, a 2022 second round pick, and a prospect
  • Montreal Canadiens traded forward Artturi Lehkonen to the Colorado Avalanche for defenseman Justin Barron and a 2024 second round pick

NFL: Saints Re-Signing QB Jameis Winston For Two Years, $28M

The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms to keep quarterback Jameis Winston on a two-year deal, a source told The Athletic, confirming multiple reports on Monday.

NFL: Jaguars Sign K Ryan Santoso

NFL: Falcons are trading former NFL MVP Matt Ryan to the Colts

Falcons fans are in shock after it was reported that 14-year veteran quarterback Matt Ryan has been traded to the Indianapolis Colts. Ryan, a former MVP and four-time Pro Bowler, has been the face of this Atlanta team since being drafted third overall back in 2008.

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NFL: Giants Signed DE Jihad Ward

The New York Giants have signed linebacker Jihad Ward. Ward, 6-5 and 287 pounds, was originally a second-round pick (44th overall) by the Raiders in the 2016 NFL Draft. He has appeared in 68 regular-season games with 15 starts for the Raiders (2016-17), Colts (2018-19), Ravens (2019-20) and Jaguars (2021), recording 10.0 sacks, 37 quarterback hits, 12 tackles for loss and three fumble recoveries.

NFL: Giants Signing RB Matt Breida for one year

Free agent running back Matt Breida has found his next team. The Giants and Breida agreed to terms today, according to multiple reports.

NFL: Bills Signing QB Matt Barkley

Quarterback Matt Barkley has signed a one-year contract with Buffalo. The 10-year veteran has played in 19 games and started in seven. Over his career, Barkley has completed 212 of 363 passes (58.4%) for 2,699 passing yards and has thrown for 11 touchdowns.

NFL: Ravens Re-Signing FB Patrick Ricard To Three-Year Contract

After a week of free agency, fullback Patrick Ricard has re-signed with the Baltimore Ravens on a three-year deal. Reports prior to free agency stated the Ravens were interested in making Ricard the highest-paid fullback in the NFL.

NFL: Bills Signing OL Greg Mancz To One-Year Deal

The Bills are adding an experienced veteran to their offensive front. Per Dan Graziano of ESPN, Buffalo is signing Greg Mancz to a one-year contract.

NFL: Bengals Giving RT La’el Collins Three Years, $30M

The Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday signed La’el Collins, a former Dallas Cowboys tackle, to a three-year contract. Sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the deal is worth up to $30 million.

NFL: Falcons Signing LB Lorenzo Carter To One-Year Contract

Lorenzo Carter said goodbye to the Giants on Sunday, as the long-armed linebacker, a 2018 third-round draft pick who failed to develop as anticipated, will be moving on to the Atlanta Falcons.

NFL: Patriots Re-Signing T Trent Brown To Two-Year Deal

Trent Brown has agreed to terms on a new contract in New England. His agent Drew Rosenhaus announced that it is a two-year deal with the Patriots.