Seattle Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy is ready to put the Green Bay Packers in his past. While much of the NFL media was focused on the league’s annual meetings in Phoenix today, Lacy flew under the radar with one Twitter photo. The Pro Bowler is pictured clutching a football with one side of his jersey bearing Packers colors and the other representing his new team, the Seahawks. The caption: “the transition.” Lacy, 26, signed a one-year $5.5 million contract ($3 million guaranteed) with the Seahawks earlier this month. The contract included weight incentives to get the running back in top shape. Last season, Lacy played just five games for the Packers after suffering a left ankle injury.
Anquan Boldin has been a polarizing figure in Baltimore ever since the day he was traded shortly after the Baltimore Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII. The team first acquired Boldin in a trade from the Arizona Cardinals on March 5, 2010, for a third and fourth round pick. The team also got a fifth round pick in return along with Boldin and shortly after, the team signed him to a 3-year, $25 million extension.
The Raiders got the official OK to relocate to Las Vegas as NFL owners reportedly voted 31-1 on Monday in approval of the franchise’s move from Oakland, Calif., a place the team has called home for 45 of its 58 seasons of existence in the AFL and NFL. The Raiders needed 24 of 32 votes to win approval. In a somewhat somber tone, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell expressed regret at not finding a solution that kept the team in Oakland.