Details of Jordy Nelson’s Contract Extension with Green Bay

[adsenseyu1] WR Jordy Nelson signed a four year contract extension with the Green Bay Packers worth $39.05 million on July 26, 2014. Nelson receivd a $11.5 million signing bonus. From 2014 to 2018 he can earn up to $500,000 in gameday active roster bonuses. Base salaries of the contract are $2,000,000(2014), $1,300,000(2015), $5,500,000(2016), $8,250,000(2017), and […]

Breaking Down The NFL’s Final Four

The common line of thinking in the NFL is that you need a great quarterback to succeed, which has driven the league to the point where half the NFL every year pays over 10% of the cap to about half of the league’s quarterbacks. Every quality of quarterback is in this group, yet only one […]

Comparing Pre- and Post-Contract Numbers for Top WRs

I’ve decided to go through some of the highly compensated players in the league and see how their performance has been since signing their deal, compared to before it. I considered any player that is currently on a significant deal (above or around early 1st round pick range), and has played at least two seasons […]