2015 Compensatory Draft Pick Projection Update (2/18/2015): A Change To Same-Round Cancellations & Cutoffs By Round, Plus Some Thoughts On LeGarrette Blount

Since this is the first year I have set out to project the NFL’s compensatory draft picks (via a program built using OTC’s data), I anticipated that there would be mistakes along the way as part of simply learning more of the process. I have already issued a couple corrections as I have learned more, […]

2015 Compensatory Draft Pick Projection Update (2/4/2015): Additional Qualifying UFAs & Some Thoughts On Playing Time

In the post that contains my projections for the awarding of compensatory picks for the 2015 draft, one reader noticed that I had made no mention of Ed Dickson, who went from Baltimore to Carolina on a minimum salary benefit deal of $795,000 on April 10, 2014.  Indeed, other than for the fact that his […]

2017 Potential Cuts: Tight End

1. Julius Thomas, Jaguars Cap Saved: $4.7 million/Cash Saved: $7.1 million This is one of the worst contracts in the NFL for a team and one that has been typical of the many problems the Jaguars have had in rebuilding via free agency. Thomas had never played in 16 games in his entire career, twice […]