The Tennessee Titans enter free agency with a number of questions that need answered, but luckily they have the cap room to fix some holes. Now with their coaching staff up in the air it can be tough to predict what direction they will go in, but here is a possible free agency plan to help fix the Titans using Manage the Cap.
I’ll soon be getting into the OTC team by team offseason previews either later this week or early next week, but until then I thought it might be fun to look at all 32 teams and pick out the one move I would (or would not) make for each team this offseason if I was GM. Yesterday I did the AFC and today I’ll look at the NFC. Feel free to leave any comments on my picks or your own. Continue reading One Offseason Move for Every Team: NFC Edition »
I’ll soon be getting into the OTC team by team offseason previews either later this week or early next week, but until then I thought it might be fun to look at all 32 teams and pick out the one move I would (or would not) make for each team this offseason if I was GM. Today I’ll go over the teams in the AFC and in a few days I’ll do something similar for the NFC. Feel free to leave any comments on my picks or your own. Continue reading One Offseason Move for Every Team: AFC Edition »
With many of our favorite teams out of the playoff chase and fully in preparation for 2016 free agency obviously the salary cap becomes a big topic of conversation for many teams. While we have our team calculators to help manage the entire roster and also pair with fanspeak to help run a free agency simulator, we thought having a reference table for all players under contract who have cap charges in excess of $4 million would be a huge help when discussing moves that involve one specific player and laying out most options for a specific contract. So Nick was able to put this together to help everyone out in the prep for free agency.
So how do you read the tables? Let me break it down. Continue reading Introducing the OTC Salary Cap Transaction Table »
The numbers are now in on the Russell Wilson extension thanks to Ian Rapoport and it’s a big one.
Terms for Russell Wilson’s extension: $31M to sign. Base salaries: $700K in ’15, $12.34M in ’16, $12.6M in ’17, $15.5M in ’18, $17M in ’19.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 31, 2015
Clearly there is some give and take on both sides, which I discussed today at the Sporting News, but now let’s focus on the cash flow of the contract to see just how big this deal is compared to the market. Continue reading A Closer Look at Russell Wilson’s Massive Contract »
The details of Corey Liuget’s recent contract extension were released today in many news outlets and we now have a better idea about his contract. The total new money vaue of the contract is $51.25 million, which is actually higher than the initial reports. The contract has $13.977 in fully guaranteed salary and a total of $30.477 million in injury guarantees. Based on contract structure he has a functional guarantee of $22.477 million, which will all be paid out by 2016. In terms of new money guarantees Liuget is receiving an extra $8.5 million in full guarantees and $17 million in functional ones. His $5.477 million salary had already been guaranteed prior to the extension. Continue reading A Closer Look at Corey Liuget’s $51.25 Million Contract »