The Detroit Lions re-signed Calvin Johnson to a seven-year contract extension worth close to $130 million, making him the highest-paid wide receiver in National Football League history, the team said on its website.
Oil companies, manufacturers, advertisers and real estate investors warned that a proposal from Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus to slow down deductions for capital assets could raise the cost of investment.
Detroit Lions leading receiver Nate Burleson broke his arm after crashing into a highway median, with police saying he became distracted and lost control of his car when pizzas fell off the front seat.
The New Orleans Saints rebounded from a Week 9 loss with a 49-17 rout of the Dallas Cowboys that left the NFC East as the only National Football League division without a team possessing a winning record.
Drew Brees set records on the field as the New Orleans Saints quarterback this year and beat all other athletes off of it in the Power 100, a measure of performance, popularity and marketability, Bloomberg Businessweek reports on its website.