NFL Notes: Broncos, Eagles, Redskins, Steelers

Broncos According to Nicki Jhabvala, Broncos OLB Shaquil Barrett is expected to miss the rest of the offseason due to a hip injury. Eagles Les Bowen mentioned earlier in the day that he reached out to the agent for Eagles DE Marcus Smith regarding his client’s absence from OTAs. However, the agent didn’t …

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10 stars who could sign extension this summer

Emerging trend for the teams in NFL is to sign first-round picks with fifth-year options to extensions with two years remaining on their contracts.Five 2013 first-round picks (Tavon Austin, Travis Frederick, Eric Fisher, Lane Johnson, and Kyle Long) received extremely early extensions in 2016. Early contract extensions can allow teams …

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Staying With Ravens Was Worth Pay Cut – Dennis Pitta

  With his characteristic dry sense of humor, Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta joked that his money went to defensive lineman Brandon Williams. But all joking aside, Pitta acknowledged that taking a sizable pay cut to stay with the Ravens made sense because Baltimore was the only place the eight-year …

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Broncos OLB Shaq Barrett Suffers Hip Injury

Brandon Krisztal first reported that Broncos OLB Shaq Barrett was not at OTAs due to a hip injury that could hold him out for a “significant” amount of time. Shaq Barrett not at OTAs, source says he has Dr. appt to determine severity of a hip injury. Timeline unclear, could miss significant time. …

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