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Dalton gets $17 million now, $22 million through early March

No, Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton’s contract isn’t worth $115 million over six years, as others have reported.  The base value, per a source with knowledge of the details, is $96 million over six years. That doesn’t mean it’s time to have a bake sale for Andy Dalton.  Still, that’s a $19 million gap between initial…

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Structure, not dollars, will be the key to the Dalton deal

Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was picked higher than 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.  It’s possible that Dalton also ended up with a better second contract. Like Kaepernick, Dalton committed for six more years, putting him under contract through 2020.  But how long are the Bengals committed to Dalton? When the details emerge (and they inevitably will),…

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More money for Manziel

The Browns were alarmed by Johnny Manziel’s offseason, off-field endeavors.  Advertisers apparently aren’t, which allows Manziel to make the money sign, repeatedly. With the help of the management firm owned by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, Manziel has racked up another endorsement.  Which will yield more dollars that can either be deposited in the bank…

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Michael Crabtree could miss two weeks with undisclosed injury

49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree missed Thursday’s practice and it looks like he will miss several more before he’s well enough to return to the field. Coach Jim Harbaugh didn’t share what forced Crabtree out of practice, saying only that he is “working through something,” and that he could miss a week or two of…

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PFT Live: Kenny Vaccaro looking to improve in year two

Mike Florio sits down with Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro to discuss looking like Colin Kaepernick, being ready to “come into his own,” how he hopes to build upon his rookie season and more.

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Michael Crabtree sits out Thursday’s practice

Earlier this week, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said that he thought wide receiver Michael Crabtree is “a step or two quicker” than he was last season. Crabtree has had more than a year to recover from the offseason Achilles tear that cost him 11 games during last year’s regular season, so it stands to reason…

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Peterson gets $15.3 million signing bonus

Usually, a reporter publishes a player’s “guaranteed” money in a new contract without explaining how much is fully guaranteed at signing, how much is guaranteed for injury only, and when injury-only guarantees convert to full guarantees in the future.  For players like Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, the vague, incomplete information…

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49ers waive QB Kory Faulkner, add OL Michael Philipp

The only NFL club with five quarterbacks on the active roster parted ways with one of their passers on Tuesday. According to the NFL’s Tuesday transactions, the 49ers waived rookie quarterback Kory Faulkner, an undrafted free agent from Southern Illinois. This leaves Blaine Gabbert, McLeod Bethel-Thompson and Josh Johnson as the three passers vying to…

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Five questions: San Francisco 49ers

A tumultuous offseason has trickled into training camp, with guard Alex Boone holding out and underrated backup running back Kendall Hunter done for the year with a torn ACL. Apart from the obvious questions regarding whether Boone will show and whether the 49ers will be able to replace Hunter’s contributions as a ball-carrier and blitzer-picker-upper,…

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Jaworski would take Foles over Wilson and it’s “not even close”

At a time when the jury seems to be out on whether Eagles quarterback Nick Foles will perform at the same level he did in 2013, a former Eagles quarterback is ready to entering a verdict, beyond a reasonable doubt. Recently appearing on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia, Jaworski was asked whether he’d want Foles…

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Browns may use Manziel in a specialty package

For a guy who lived through the Mark Sanchez/Tim Tebow debacle in New York, Browns coach Mike Pettine doesn’t seem to be concerned about his quarterback competition in Cleveland becoming a potential two-man show.  In fact, it looks like that’s what Pettine wants. During his interview with Tony Grossi of, Pettine said that the…

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Bengals want to pay Dalton like Kaepernick

When the real numbers of the long-term contract signed by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick became available, it became apparent that any team with a potential franchise quarterback should offer the same deal.  Now. Not surprisingly, a team widely regarded as being extremely careful with money wants to pay its potential franchise quarterback like Kaepernick. Via…

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Preseason Power Rankings No. 2: San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers have arguably been the best team in the NFL over the last three seasons with a Super Bowl appearance and two NFC Championship game appearances on their resume. But any trip to the postseason that doesn’t end with that final victory leaves a team ultimately unfulfilled. Despite some changes to the…

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49ers check in at No. 2 in PFT’s preseason power rankings

The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks finished last season as the clear cut two best teams in football. In our opinion, they still are. The 49ers have made the NFC Championship game in each of the last three seasons with a Super Bowl appearance two years ago. While some of the pieces have changed…

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Johnny Manziel’s jersey the No. 1 seller at NFL’s online store

Time will tell if the Browns’ selection of quarterback Johnny Manziel works out, but this much appears true: from a merchandising standpoint, the move has been a home run thus far. According to the NFL, Manziel’s Cleveland jersey has outsold all other jerseys from April 1 through July 17 at the league’s online store,…

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