Now that the first week of free agency is nearing its end and most of the significant deals have been signed, I’d like to look at the new Tight Ends contracts compared to their peers as well as each player’s past work. Martellus Bennett: 3 years, $21M, $6.3M Guaranteed In my 11/22/16 article, I concluded […]
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Patriots have agreed to trade for Colts tight end Dwayne Allen. Allen is just one year removed from signing a stunning $29 million contract extension with the Colts after posting a 109 yard season in 2015. Not surprisingly Allen did not improve greatly after signing the contract and he […]
With the franchise and transition tag deadline having passed (and thus taking some of the highest profile free agents off the market), it’s time to take a look at what each team has to work with with regard to gaining compensatory picks for the 2018 NFL Draft. Teams will have a higher potential to gain […]
Now that the regular season is over, I’m going to review each of the 2016 signings at Tight End to determine what kind of value each team received compared to the player’s contract. Contrary to my previous posts in this series, I will use each player’s season totals as well as prorated 16 game totals. […]
This week, I’m going to revisit the 2016 signings and note where each player stands after 13 games on their new contracts. This will be the final installment until the end of the season, when I will look at each new signing’s full season along with their game to game consistency.
This week, I’m going to revisit the 2016 signings and note where each player stands after 8 weeks on their new contracts. Methodology See my prior article here for more information regarding how these tiers were constructed and what types of tight ends fit into each tier. APY Catches/16 Targets/16 Catch % Yards/16 TDs/16 […]
The free agency period is long over and we now have a few games worth of results to assess how recent signees are performing compared to their compensation. The question I’m trying to answer with this research is: “Is Team A getting the proper value out of its contract with Player B?” I’ll revisit this […]