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Author: Jonathan Barnett

Tahir Whitehead Signs With the Oakland Raiders

Tahir Whitehead is off the market. The veteran linebacker has reportedly agreed to sign with the Oakland Raiders. According to reports, the deal is for three years, and worth over $18 million. More than half of that money is guaranteed. Raiders announced they have signed former Lions’ LB Tahir Whitehead. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2018 It’s a 3-year deal worth more than $6M per year. Of the $18M total, more than half is guaranteed — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 16, 2018 Whitehead entered the NFL as a fifth-round selection of the Detroit Lions. He played his high...

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Barkevious Mingo Signing With Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks are bringing in pass rusher Barkevious Mingo on a two-year, $10.1 million deal according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Mingo spent the 2017 season with the Indianapolis Colts. The #Seahawks are signing former #Colts pass-rusher Barkevious Mingo, source said. He gets a 2-year deal worth $10.1M. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 14, 2018 Mingo was the sixth overall selection of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played his college ball at LSU. Mingo joined LSU after just two years of high school football in Louisiana. He earned All-Freshman SEC honors in a redshirt freshman season. He fought...

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Setting Goals for the 2018 Green Bay Packers Defense

Much of the discussion surrounding the Green Bay Packers off-season needs has focused around the wide receiving corps and the defense. The defense has been a major topic of concern within the state of Wisconsin for some time now. The Packers made some changes in their coaching staff, most notably the new defensive coordinator. Still, when setting goals for the defense in 2018, it is important to pick valuable metrics. Setting Goals for the 2018 Green Bay Packers Defense Starting Point The Packers were in the bottom half in many defensive categories last year. As a matter of fact,...

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