Sources: 48 percent share for players - Chris Mortensen
Among the details NFL commissioner Roger Goodell revealed to owners Tuesday at the league's meeting in Rosemont, Ill., is that in the next proposed agreement players will receive a 48 percent share of "all revenue," without the $1-billion-plus credit off the top that had been a point of contention in earlier negotiations, according to sources familiar with the presentation.
What AFC West FA class could look like - Bill Williamson
ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted that the expectation is that any player with 4-6 years of experience with an expiring contract would become an unrestricted free agent. There are some interesting names in the AFC West that would be affected. ESPN Stats & Information prepared a free-agent primer. Listed below are key AFC West players who would be affected if Schefter’s expectation plays out:
Poll: 2010 first-round class - Bill Williamson
San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews and Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas showed flashes when healthy, but both battled injuries as rookies. Thomas tore his Achilles earlier this offseason and he could miss at least half of the 2011 season.
Gates more valuable than Rivers? Not a chance, say the experts - NFL.com
This is a subjective business here, trying to compare players from different positions into one homogeneous list, but I can't put a tight end -- pretty much any tight end -- ahead of a quarterback of Rivers' ability. He is the man in San Diego. He is a top-five quarterback with everything but the ring to show for it
Adult entertainment convention says it was unaware of ads - NFL.com
The case of the sex expo after-party and the promotional literature featuring unwitting NFL players has taken its latest turn.