Big trades steal spotlight from free agents

NEW YORK (AP) — As free agency began Tuesday, the NFL looked more like fantasy football. Trades, anyone? Monster deals sending Jimmy Graham to Seattle and Sam Bradford to Philadelphia stole the spotlight from free agent signings. New Orleans agreed to send its star tight end to the Seahawks for center Max Unger, with draft[…]

Lynch returning to Seahawks with new contract

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — “Beast Mode” is getting paid. Marshawn Lynch is receiving a hefty raise for at least one more season in the Seattle Seahawks backfield. Lynch signed a two-year extension with the Seahawks on Friday that keeps him under contract with Seattle through the 2017 season, but more importantly includes a massive raise[…]