Mid-day Notes

Olin Kruetz

The Bears front office low-balled him. They were stingy, have spent more money on other players that were less deserving, and have lost a great leader and high-caliber player. The Bears locker room is not happy about this situation, and neither is the fan base.

Chris Spencer

A little spin off of Kruetz, Spencer will step into his center role. He is tough and athletic. I’m sure the transition will be smoother if the offense is rollin’ this season.

Chris Houston

Cornerback Chris Houston resigns with the Detroit Lions.

Atlanta Falcons

Resign offensive guard Justin Blalock. This is huge news, because they retained 2 of their 3 free agent lineman (retained OT Clabo and lost OG Dahl to St. Louis).

Mark Brunell

Resigns with the New York Jets to be the backup QB to Mark Sanchez.

Antonio Cromartie

Deciding between the Oakland Raiders (replacing Asomugha), the other Bay Area team, San Francisco, or resigning with the NY Jets.