Tag Archives: NFL

Sports Word of the Week! FREE AGENT

Written on March 9, 2015 at 9:17 am, by

Free Agent (professional sports) - A professional athlete whose contract with his most recent team has expired; He can sign a new contract with any team that makes him an offer....

Sports Word of the Week! FRANCHISE TAG

Written on March 2, 2015 at 12:02 pm, by

Franchise or Tag (American Football, NFL) - Designating a player with a franchise tag which prevents him from becoming an unrestricted free agent.  The player is guaranteed a one-year contract with...

Congress urges NFL to remove draft picks from teams that do not “appropriately address” domestic violence

Written on February 25, 2015 at 2:23 pm, by

Tuesday, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (Democrat, Hawaii) and U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier (Democrat, California) sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the nation's most profitable sports league...

NFL teams focus on tackling free agency

NFL Numbers for the Boardroom: Championship Sunday

Written on January 19, 2015 at 7:22 am, by

Super Bowl XLIX is set!  The Seattle Seahawks are returning to the championship game for their second consecutive year.  The defending champions will meet the New England Patriots in Glendale,...

NFL Numbers for the Boardroom: Divisional Playoffs