Key Additions: S Micah Hyde ($6.1M), S Jordan Poyer ($3.25M), K Steven Hauschka ($3M), Patrick DiMarco ($2.1M), WR Andre Holmes ($1.7M), G Vlad Ducasse ($1.2M), DE Ryan Davis ($1M) Key Re-signings: LB Lorenzo Alexander ($3M), C Ryan Groy ($2.5M), T Jordan Mills, ($1.9M)
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: $210,000 Expected 2016 Cap Space: $16.6 million Estimated Rookie Cap: $4.880 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 […]
Due to the fact that rosters will remain mostly static between now and the preseason, I thought that this would be a good time to provide an update as to the status of the players for whom we provided a 2015 expected outcome earlier in the offseason. As a reminder, we ran the Expected Contract […]
Player Nominal Value ECV % Expected ECV/Year DeMarco Murray $40,000,000 $27,418,000 69% $5,483,600 Mark Ingram $16,000,000 $11,957,100 75% $2,989,275 CJ Spiller $16,000,000 $11,311,800 71% $2,827,950 Shane Vereen $12,350,000 $9,382,450 76% $3,127,483 Frank Gore $12,000,000 $8,636,500 72% $2,878,833 Ryan Matthews $11,000,000 $8,080,000 73% $2,693,333 Jerome Felton $9,200,000 $6,365,350 69% $1,591,338 Justin Forsett $9,000,000 $5,367,000 60% $1,789,000 […]
When the salary cap era of the NFL began in 1993, many changes came to the league other than just the eponym of this era. One of those changes was the introduction of unrestricted free agency. Another was to reduce the number of rounds in the draft from twelve to seven. However, while there have […]