NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES, RODGERS, FLOYD, DECKER

Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers are still far apart in negotiations. Green Bay has apparently been setting Week 1 as a potential deadline for Rodgers talks. Rodgers, 34, is currently signed through the 2019 season, with cap charges north of $20MM in each of the next two campaigns. On an annual average basis, though, Rodgers’ $22MM/year … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS AND NOTES, RODGERS, FLOYD, DECKER

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 23, 2018 RAIDERS, CHIEFS, CHARGERS, BRONCOS

THE MICHAEL BARI SHOW CLICK THE BAR BELOW   It’s anyone’s best guess, and my best guess is late August based on what I’ve heard. Every time Jon Gruden and Reggie McKenzie are asked about their best player, they offer a hopeful tone but one that doesn’t hint a resolution is imminent. Mack’s camp, headed … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 23, 2018 RAIDERS, CHIEFS, CHARGERS, BRONCOS

MICHAEL BARI SHOW FRIDAY JULY 6, 2018 SPORTS NEWS & NOTES

Red Sox ace Chris Sale faces Jason Hammel on Friday in Kansas City. At the World Cup, France meets Uruguay and Brazil takes on Belgium in two quarterfinal matchups Though Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic recently reported that trade talks surrounding Manny Machado have “accelerated” this week, ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick tweets that teams still aren’t offering … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW FRIDAY JULY 6, 2018 SPORTS NEWS & NOTES

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES-BRADY-GIANTS-JETS

For the second straight year, Tom Brady has been voted as the top player in the NFL. Although it’s not the same as winning MVP, Brady seemed pretty excited this week after being named the No. 1 player on the NFL’s top-100 list. Brady shared his reaction on Instagram after being given the top spot. “I am honored, grateful and appreciative of such … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES-BRADY-GIANTS-JETS

JON GRUDEN A ONE OF A KIND FOOTBALL COACH

By Zach Barnett – February 28, 2018 Jon Gruden met with the media on Wednesday at the NFL Combine, in his Raiders polo — 2018 version — which still takes some getting used to. Gruden says, “I’m trying to throw the game back to 1998”.  Jon Gruden gave a hint as to his plans for Marshawn Lynch next season, but … Read moreJON GRUDEN A ONE OF A KIND FOOTBALL COACH