We’ll be doing previews throughout the season on free agent and extension eligible players and today I wanted to touch on Alshon Jeffery of the Chicago Bears. Jeffery is an interesting player because he has a real chance to hit free agency next season which is very rare for a player of his skillset. Among […]
There are plenty of ways to measure who we consider the most expensive players in the NFL. Generally we look at the annual per year/average annual value of a contract but that can sometimes be misleading. The APY is usually a new money average per year and doesn’t take into account creative ways teams account […]
With free agency essentially over this is a good time to begin to recap some of the more notable stories of free agency and the first thing I wanted to look at was wide receiver, which probably the position to land with the biggest thud of all of them. Even though this was not considered […]
The official numbers are in for Brandin Cooks thanks to Ben Volin and the contract certainly lives up to the hype. At $81 million over 5 years, Cooks is now tied with DeAndre Hopkins for the 3rd largest receiver contract by APY in the league. It’s a massive investment for a player who has been […]
The franchise tag window officially opened on Tuesday and surprisingly the Dolphins are already prepared to place the tag on wide receiver Jarvis Landry. It made for some interesting twitter discussions last night and I thought was worth exploring a little bit further.
1. Markus Wheaton, Bears Cap Saved: $5 million; Cash Saved: $5 million This was one of the worst signings of 2017. The Bears likely expected some upside of a higher 2 and instead got the performance of a practice squad player. Wheaton had 51 yards in 11 games, finishing the year 4th in snaps despite […]
Sunday night’s game between the Vikings and Eagles was still in question with 3:26 left in the second quarter and the Vikings dropping back to pass on a 3rd and five from the Eagles 16-yard line. They were down just 14-7 and at the time Eagles fans were sitting on the couch hoping for a […]