NFL teams return to training camp this week to focus on preparing for the 2016 football season, and one of the league’s biggest stars wrapped up a new equity-based endorsement deal just in time. Luke Kuechly, linebacker for the Carolina Panthers, has signed a contract with nutrition brand Eat The Bear. The company did not share the value of the contract, but it may be a bigger score for five-year-old Eat The Bear (or ETB Fit), in terms of exposure, than for Kuechly, recently ranked the No. 7 best player in the NFL.
Your teams on the go or at home. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS or Android. The Washington Redskins have discussed signing Greg Hardy as a replacement for injured linebacker Junior Galette, ESPN’s Ed Werder reports. Galette sustained a torn Achilles on Monday and will miss a second straight season for Washington. Cornerback Josh Norman was a teammate of Hardy’s with the Carolina Panthers and could advocate for his former teammate. However, Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole reports that the Redskins will not sign Hardy. Hardy is a free agent after spending the 2015–16 season with the Dallas Cowboys. He served a four-game suspension at the start of the season after violating the league’s