Whispers from around the NFL

Updated: March 31, 2005, 11:29 AM ET
Pro Football Weekly
  • Former Seahawks DLE Chike Okeafor's old teammates didn't take too kindly to his comments after signing with the Cardinals that there weren't enough players on the Seattle roster who shared his day-to-day passion for the game. But sources close to the team believe that there was a ring of truth to Okeafor's words – and that the team could definitely use an attitude adjustment this coming season.

    Tom Brady

  • We hear that QB Tom Brady and the Patriots have come to terms on a lucrative six-year contract extension that would pay Brady less money than the contracts given to Peyton Manning and Michael Vick. However, the deal hasn't been made official yet because the Patriots want to wait until they have finished making all of their free-agent moves before announcing the pact.