John Madden looked back at the free agent and trade frenzy in the NFL.
The NFL free agency signing period is just under a week away, with Saturday marking the start of the negotiating window for unsigned players. By Tuesday, your favorite teams can start adding pieces to the puzzle for a run at Super Bowl 50. In San Francisco that means we’ll likely see the remaking of the 49ers accelerate as players follow coach Jim Harbaugh out of town.
Like it or not, the San Francisco Giants roster that ended Game 7 of the World Series passing around a trophy isn’t the same one that will be lined up for a World Series ring ceremony at AT&T Park next spring. What would be the biggest losses from the current free agent crop? Let’s start with the obvious…
With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
With more money to spend under the salary cap than any other team, the Raiders appeared to do little to improve on the first day of free agency Tuesday.
A 25-year-old Illinois product, Santella began in the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Carolina Panthers in 2011. He went through training camp with them before his release on Aug. 27 that year.
The San Francisco 49ers are expected to release kicker David Akers before free agency begins March 12, per a source.
More college free agents made NFL rosters last year than ever before. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he expects the trend to continue.
The Oakland Raiders have more than doubled their draft haul by receiving three compensatory picks.
Right-hander Ramon Ortiz has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants and been invited to big league spring training.