Free agent pass rusher Everson Griffen finally has a home, agreeing to a one year $6 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys. I’m told #Cowboys DE Everson Griffen to a one-year, $6M deal ($3M base salary/$3M in roster bonuses). — Kimberley A. Martin (@ByKimberleyA) August 13, 2020 I had been surprised at how long Griffen […]
Free agency is just about a full week in now and this is about the time that we get the first market reset as the money dries up and teams and agents have to re-evaluate their plan for the upcoming season. Usually most free agent periods have at least three phases. The first phase is […]
One of the odd quirks of the NFL’s complicated compensatory pick formula is that if a contract includes a team option on a future year of the contract, and the team declines that option, making the player an unrestricted free agent, that player would qualify as a compensatory free agent (CFA) in the team’s favor. […]
As expected, the 2019 compensatory draft picks were released today. As always, upon seeing the official release it’s proper to judge how my prediction did against it. This year went very well overall but there were still a few incorrect round cutoffs that need to be cleaned up.
This article refers specifically to OTC’s projection for the 2018 NFL Draft’s compensatory picks. For details on the basics and methodology of projecting compensatory picks in general, please reference this article. To understand how this projection is generated for each team, please reference the compensatory picks cancellation charts here. UPDATE – January 17: Two minor […]
With Week 1 fully in the books, of which includes snap counts in 2017, it’s a good opportunity to take an update on where OTC’s projection of the 2018 compensatory picks stand. Team Round Compensated Free Agent APY WAS 3 Kirk Cousins $28,000,000 MIN 3 Case Keenum $18,000,000 NE 3 Nate Solder $15,400,000 LAR 3 […]
With the league offices closing for today, the second Tuesday after the 2017 NFL Draft, it also closes out the addition of compensatory free agents (CFAs) into the formula for the 2018 NFL Draft. With only CFA subtractions now possible due to cuts or too low of a salary, it’s time to take a look […]