Around this time last year I took a look to identify some teams that used 2014 free agency wisely or poorly with respect to the compensatory pick formula in 2015, so I’ll reprise that effort this time by moving a year ahead in each department. For reference, you may find the list of the 2016 […]
This is the second of a two-part series in which I preview the Free Agency class for 2017 by looking at which positions are the strongest and which are the weakest. This takes into account not only the level of talent available, but also the likelihood that the player actually reaches the market. Check out the Offense […]
The official list of the compensatory picks for the 2016 NFL Draft came in about 10 days early this year, and I am quite happy with how it compared with my own projection. As always, here is the post-mortem evaluation to see what I got right and wrong, and what I can improve upon.
Current Estimated 2016 Cap Space: $27.5 million Expected 2016 Cap Space: $37.6 million Estimated Rookie Cap: $4.419 million
The following table displays the likelihood of each player with a salary cap number of $2 million or more remaining under contract for 2016, as calculated by Expected Contract Value 2.0. Pay cuts and retirements are considered releases for purposes of Expected Contract Value. Players subject to 5th year team options of rookie contracts are not […]
UPDATE, March 10: Questions regarding compensatory picks and the transition tag have been added. Read this article for reference. Introduction For details on the basics and methodology of projecting compensatory picks in general, please reference this article. To kick this off, 2016 marks the first year in which I have used, as suggested by the […]
Now that the final cutdown to 53 man rosters have taken place, it’s time to take a look at how the standings in the 2016 compensatory picks have changed in the nearly four months since this was last visited. Out of the 142 UFAs that signed with different teams during the 2015 offseason, 17 of […]