Sedrick Ellis Regrets New CBA (Via PFT)- My Thoughts

 

It was only a matter of time before the things I have talked about here and on my other site regarding the new CBA began to filter through to the players.Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk pulled this soundbite from Sedrick Ellis when he appeared on Sirius XM:

And I think that’s what you’re seeing when people are saying [there's] a little buyer’s remorse.  It’s because we’re expecting a lot more money on the veteran end, and it’s just been hard.  We haven’t seen as much of it as we thought we would have.

This quote was in … Read the rest

Minimum Cash Spending: Does It Mean Anything?

In recent days I have seen a lot written about the new cash minimums that are in effect for the NFL. The basic rule is that each team must spend, in cash, 89% of the unadjusted salary cap with leaguewide spending to equal 95% of the cap. Most seem to be of the belief that this means every team in the league this season has no choice but to spend $107.7 million in order to comply with the rules, putting teams like the Bengals with a cash payroll under 60 million into a position where they have to go on … Read the rest