Looking at Le’Veon Bell’s Contract Offer and the Plight of the Running Back

Yesterday when Le’Veon Bell’s agent made reference to “paying the position rather than the player” it reminded me on an article I wrote way back when about the devaluing of the position, comparing the way teams were approaching their contracts to the way they approached kickers. While things haven’t gotten that bad, its still shocking […]

Looking at the Cowboys Contract with Ezekiel Elliott

The numbers are now in on Ezekiel Elliot’s 6 year, $90 million contract from ESPN’s Todd Archer so let’s break the deal down. Cash Flows of the Contract This is a pretty straightforward contract that simply takes the most recent top of the market contract and slightly builds on it. Essentially it is what we […]