Oakland has released defensive tackle Antonio Smith, who was slated to make $4 million this season. Smith started 16 games for the Raiders last season, notching 3 sacks and 18 tackles. The timing of the release seems to indicate the release is more about the player performance vs cost ratio than anything else. Normally when a […]
The rumor mill is once again swirling around Jets All Pro safety Jamal Adams as the Jets are apparently hesitant to give him an extension which has Adams reportedly very upset again with the organization. Trade rumors started again which sources close to the Jets have denied but I think these are interesting situations and […]
On Friday, Jim Trotter of the NFL Network reported that the NFL is proposing an expansion to the Rooney Rule in an effort to improve upon the league’s sclerotic efforts in hiring racial minority to executive, head coach, and coordinator positions. One half of the rule, which would abolish anti-tampering rules for assistant coaches interviewing […]
There are not many ways for a player to get the attention of his team when he is looking for a new contract so the best way is to hold out. So I wanted to look at the reasons things sometimes come to this and where the current players likely stand.
Injuries are always a killer in the NFL. Some are predictable but most you just don’t see coming and they can derail a season. With four weeks in the book we look at the teams with the most and least money sitting on reserve lists thus far in 2018.
In the last few days there has been much talk about the concept of “new money” in NFL contracts after a report about what the Giants are offering Odell Beckham Jr on a contract extension. Today PFT chimed in with a look and I think that just led to more confusion, at least on my […]
Yesterday when Le’Veon Bell’s agent made reference to “paying the position rather than the player” it reminded me on an article I wrote way back when about the devaluing of the position, comparing the way teams were approaching their contracts to the way they approached kickers. While things haven’t gotten that bad, its still shocking […]