SEASONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEASONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NFL: Titans to release RB Chris Johnson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57775089-77/johnson-titans-yards-chris.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57775089-77/johnson-titans-yards-chris.html.csp">NFL: Titans to release RB Chris Johnson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Teresa M. Walker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T17:23:42.987-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • The CJ2K era is over in Tennessee, just the latest step by the Titans in their franchise makeover. The Titans told Chris Johnson they are releasing him Friday after six seasons to avoid paying $8 million the running back is due in 2014, along with the final three seasons left on the $53.5 million contract he signed in September 2011. His release comes before the Titans start their offseason program Monday with new coach Ken Whisenhunt. General manager Ruston Webster said the T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577750892014-04-05T17:23:42.987-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T17:23:42.987-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775089@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:23:42 MDT NFL: Raiders keep McFadden, sign OLs Saffold, Howard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57670675-77/million-mcfadden-saffold-howard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57670675-77/million-mcfadden-saffold-howard.html.csp">NFL: Raiders keep McFadden, sign OLs Saffold, Howard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH DUBOW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T16:48:35.77-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alameda, Calif. • The Oakland Raiders opened free agency on Tuesday by agreeing to a five-year, $42.5 million contract with offensive lineman Rodger Saffold and keeping oft-injured running back Darren McFadden on a one-year deal worth up to $4 million. Oakland and former New York Jets right tackle Austin Howard also agreed to a five-year, $30 million contract, with $15 million guaranteed, according to two people with knowledge of the deal. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576706752014-03-13T16:48:35.77-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T16:48:35.77-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57670675@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:48:35 MDT Sports briefs: Seahawks re-sign defensive end Michael Bennett http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57661475-77/bennett-cardinals-defensive-diaz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57661475-77/bennett-cardinals-defensive-diaz.html.csp">Sports briefs: Seahawks re-sign defensive end Michael Bennett</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T23:25:27.429-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • Free-agent defensive end Michael Bennett is returning to Seattle after agreeing to a multi-year deal with the Super Bowl champion Seahawks. Terms of the contract were not immediately available on Monday. Bennett was considered one of the top free agents in the NFL after a breakout season with the Seahawks where he led the team in sacks (8½) and proved a versatile option as a defensive end and defensive tackle. Bennett took a chance on himself last offseason by signing a one-year deal for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57661475@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:25:27 MDT NFL: Jets release WR Santonio Holmes after 4 seasons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57660741-77/holmes-jets-seasons-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57660741-77/holmes-jets-seasons-games.html.csp">NFL: Jets release WR Santonio Holmes after 4 seasons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T23:25:27.65-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The New York Jets have parted ways with wide receiver Santonio Holmes, cutting the talented but injury-plagued playmaker after four seasons. The move Monday, which had been expected, saves the Jets $8.25 million, which Holmes was due to make as his base salary this season. He was scheduled to have a $10.75 million cap number, a lofty total for a one-time Super Bowl MVP who has struggled with injuries and inconsistency the last two seasons. Holmes, who turned 30 last Monday, had 23 cat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576607412014-03-10T23:25:27.65-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T23:25:27.65-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57660741@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:25:27 MDT Sports briefs: Boston pitcher Ryan Dempster to sit out season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57554602-77/season-dempster-lamar-seasons.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57554602-77/season-dempster-lamar-seasons.html.csp">Sports briefs: Boston pitcher Ryan Dempster to sit out season</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-16T23:31:02.44-06:00">Updated Feb 16, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">baseball • Boston Red Sox right-hander Ryan Dempster plans to take this season off, a decision that surprised teammates and will cost the 16-year veteran $13.25 million in salary. Dempster said Sunday in Fort Myers, Fla., that he is stepping away for physical reasons and to spend more time with his family. But he left a slight opening to play in 2015. Dempster, whose contract expires after this season, finished his only year with the Red Sox with an 8-9 record and a 4.57 ERA and didn’t get a st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57554602@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:31:02 MDT MLB: Burnett guaranteed $22.5M over 2 years by Phillies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57554028-77/million-burnett-option-starts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57554028-77/million-burnett-option-starts.html.csp">MLB: Burnett guaranteed $22.5M over 2 years by Phillies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-16T23:30:59.768-06:00">Updated Feb 16, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Clearwater, Fla. • A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies have completed a contract that guarantees the pitcher $15 million for 2014 and $22.5 million over two seasons. Under the deal finalized Sunday, Burnett would make $33.5 million over two seasons if he makes 30 starts or more in both years. Burnett revived his career with Pittsburgh the last two seasons, pitching to a 3.31 ERA and winning 26 games. He gets a $7.5 million signing bonus, of which $1 million is payable Dec. 15, $2.75 milli...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57554028@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:30:59 MDT