The 2020 league year in the NFL may officially start on Wednesday, March 18, with the “legal tampering” period of free agency commencing two days before on Monday, March 16, the time when we would typically get first knowledge of the largest contracts to be signed. With those contracts signed come the generation of compensatory […]
First round picks are rarely traded in the NFL for existing players. The first round pick has generally been classified as gold by NFL teams and for good reason- first round players have the best chance to be standout players and for the first four years of their career are dirt cheap. Normally it requires […]
With the 2019 NFL Draft now in the books, it’s time to take a quick look at some veteran players whose contracts may be thrown into question after rookie acquisitions made by their current teams.
I actually wrote this up a few weeks ago when Tom Brady’s wife mentioned him playing with concussions and there was talk on the prospect of players hiding injuries because contracts are not guaranteed. I’m not sure why I never got around to publishing it, but it kind of fell by the wayside. With the […]
For the last few weeks there has been some talk of the Seahawks being willing to move star cornerback Richard Sherman if the right trade came along. It’s a move that would be surprising to many as Sherman is pretty much synonymous with the success of the Seahawks franchise and considered one of the best, […]
This new series will go through each division and look at how each NFL team tends to structure and negotiate their contracts. This is particularly relevant as we near free agency, and fans can begin to understand the general approach that their team will take to the marketplace come March. We start with the NFC […]
Free agency in the NFL is always filled with fool’s gold. Sometimes a team strikes real gold, but It’s well established that many high profile free agent signings don’t live up to the billing of their contract. Some of these signings also have long lasting effects via the compensatory draft pick system. As the league […]