Browns 2016 Offseason Preview: Fanspeak Free Agency Simulaton

The Cleveland Browns will enter free agency looking for a new identity, stemming from their front office and coaching shake-up. The Browns will be in the market for a new QB, as well as a number of key offensive and defensive pieces. The good news for the Browns is that they will have plenty of money to play around with this offseason and they should be able to fill most of their holes. Like any team with a new staff it can be tough to predict what direction they will go in, but here is a possible free agency plan to help fix the Browns using Manage the Cap.

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Titans 2016 Offseason Preview: Fanspeak Free Agency Simulaton

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.

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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.  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 »

One Offseason Move for Every Team: AFC 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 »

Introducing the OTC Salary Cap Transaction Table

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.

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A Closer Look at Russell Wilson’s Massive Contract

The numbers are now in on the Russell Wilson extension thanks to Ian Rapoport and it’s a big one.


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 »