Discussing this weeks NFL events.
In one of the more surprising NFL stories, Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis was charged with four felonies stemming from an incident that occurred in Pittsburgh. At this point there are two different versions of the story from each side so nobody can say for certain whether Revis was in the wrong or not, but it has opened the question up about Revis’ contract with the Jets and how this incident may impact his future with the team. So lets just go over a few details with his contract and how these things may be handled.
The Miami Dolphins began their roster purge today with the release of three veteran players, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL.com. The players released are left tackle Branden Albert, defensive end Mario Williams, and defensive tackle Earl Mitchell. The moves will give the Dolphins substantial salary cap relief and put them in a position to be big spenders in free agency. Continue reading Dolphins Begin Roster Purge »
Free agency in the NFL is always filled with fool’s gold. Sometimes a team strikes real gold, but It’s well established that many high profile free agent signings don’t live up to the billing of their contract. Some of these signings also have long lasting effects via the compensatory draft pick system. As the league starts to gear up for 2017’s free agency period, I thought I’d add another annual piece to studying the compensatory pick system by looking three years back and pinpointing teams that either navigated free agency in 2014 so poorly that it cost them comp picks in 2015, or navigated it wisely and got talent that outweighed the sacrifice of potential 2015 comp picks. Continue reading Evaluating 2014 Free Agency With Regard To 2015 Compensatory Picks »
The New York Giants followed the Green Bay Packers lead by getting in early on player cuts with the release of wide receiver Victor Cruz and running back Rashad Jennings today. The two moves will clear $10 million in salary cap space for the Giants, moving them to about $32 million in estimated room, which ranks around the middle of the NFL. Continue reading NFL Transactions: Giants Release Cruz and Jennings »
Last January I put together a series of posts that looked at the possible salary cap casualties for each position. To make them easier to access I decided to put a link to each article in this post so you can quickly reference them during the lead up to free agency. Each article will detail the cap space saved by cutting a player and a brief explanation as to why I considered the player a possibility to be released. Continue reading The OTC Potential Player Cut Series »
The OTC free agency pages are the most comprehensive free agency listings that you can find. The tables are interactive to allow you to filter the various types of free agents or by team to quickly drill down the available talent. To access the free agent pages simply click on free agency in the top menu bar or follow this link and bookmark the page. Continue reading An Offseason Guide to OTC: Free Agency Tables »